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In Search of the Colonial Subject

David Arnold

in Clio/Anthropos: Exploring the Boundaries between History and Anthropology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760201
eISBN:
9780804772402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760201.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter talks about the concept of the “colonial subject” and its relation to recent writings about South Asia. It looks at the impacts of historical anthropology on writing about South Asia, ... More


Egalitarian Imperialism: The BBC and the West Indies

Anne Spry Rush

in Bonds of Empire: West Indians and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199588558
eISBN:
9780191728990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588558.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the BBC's dual role in early Caribbean radio (1920s–1940s) as a broadcaster to the region through its Empire Service, and in developing West Indian–based radio. In this era the ... More


Tropics of Savagery: The Culture of Japanese Empire in Comparative Frame

Robert Tierney

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520265783
eISBN:
9780520947665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265783.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This is a study of the figures and tropes of “savagery” in Japanese colonial culture. Through an analysis of literary works, ethnographic studies, and a variety of other discourses, the book ... More


Imperial Scholars and Minority Nationalisms on the Eve of the 1917 Revolutions

Vera Tolz

in Russia's Own Orient: The Politics of Identity and Oriental Studies in the Late Imperial and Early Soviet Periods

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199594443
eISBN:
9780191725067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594443.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter demonstrates how the imperial scholars became a key source of nationalist ideas for some of Russia's ethnic minorities and how, in turn, representatives of these minorities influenced ... More


The History of the Future in Colonial Mexico

Matthew D. O'Hara

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300233933
eISBN:
9780300240993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300233933.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Going against the grain of most existing scholarship, this book explores the archives of colonial Mexico to uncover a history of “futuremaking.” While historians and historical anthropologists of ... More


Caring for Africans Here and There: Race, Place, and the Myth of the Good German Colonizer

Willeke Sandler

in Empire in the Heimat: Colonialism and Public Culture in the Third Reich

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190697907
eISBN:
9780190697938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697907.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter turns to the content of colonialist discourse and explores colonialists’ responses to Nazi racial laws (and to British reactions to these laws) as they integrated Nazi racism into their ... More


Introducing Subhashini

Nonica Datta

in Violence, Martyrdom and Partition: A Daughter's Testimony

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699340
eISBN:
9780199080236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699340.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter introduces Subhashini as a colonial subject and engages with her life history. It seeks to connect and situate a daughter's testimony within a parallel social history — a history of the ... More


Imperial Archipelago: Representation and Rule in the Insular Territories under U.S. Dominion after 1898

Lanny Thompson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834012
eISBN:
9780824870027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834012.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is a comparative study of the symbolic representations, both textual and photographic, of Cuba, Guam, Hawaii, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico that appeared in popular and official ... More


Confessions

Matthew D. O'Hara

in The History of the Future in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300233933
eISBN:
9780300240993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300233933.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the conceptual and practical tools of Catholicism that many colonial subjects used to shape their futures. Christianity came with a host of ideas and practices that influenced ... More


Money

Matthew D. O'Hara

in The History of the Future in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300233933
eISBN:
9780300240993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300233933.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter assesses the shift in credit practices and its implications for how colonial subjects experienced the future. Ideas about money and economic relationships had also transformed by the end ... More


The Republic and the Indigènes

Emmanuelle Saada

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0026
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter argues that France's situation with the indigènes reveals a powerful way to understand two essential features of the republican regime: how it dealt with “otherness,” and precisely what ... More


Moros in America: Visiting the Metropole in Fact and Fiction

Oliver Charbonneau

in Civilizational Imperatives: Americans, Moros, and the Colonial World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750724
eISBN:
9781501750731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750724.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter talks about Moros and Americans negotiating an increasingly globalized world beyond colony and metropole. It mentions a vernacular dime novel about the St. Louis World's Fair published ... More


Stars

Matthew D. O'Hara

in The History of the Future in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300233933
eISBN:
9780300240993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300233933.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines colonial modes of prediction, especially astrology and popular forms of divination. While most people in New Spain believed that heavenly objects could influence conditions on ... More


Visible and Vulnerable: The Predicament of Koreans in Japan

Sonia Ryang

in Diaspora without Homeland: Being Korean in Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520098633
eISBN:
9780520916197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098633.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This article attempts to throw some light on the condition of Korean expatriates in Japan. It starts with a fairly recent instance when revelations made by the Japanese media claimed the kidnapping ... More


The Other Empire: Metropolis, India and Progress in the Colonial Imagination

John Marriott

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060182
eISBN:
9781781700341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060182.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This is a detailed study of the various ways in which London and India were imaginatively constructed by British observers during the nineteenth century. This process took place within a unified ... More


Home Land (In)security: The Labor of U.S. Cold War Military Empire in the Marshall Islands

Lauren Hirshberg

in Making the Empire Work: Labor and United States Imperialism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479871254
eISBN:
9781479822843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479871254.003.0013
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This concluding chapter analyzes the labor histories of United States and Marshallese workers who have contributed to the U.S. Cold War mission, specifically exploring the production of a new ... More


Introduction

Laura E. Matthew

in Memories of Conquest: Becoming Mexicano in Colonial Guatemala

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835371
eISBN:
9781469601793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882580_matthew.5
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Indigenous allies from central Mexico and Oaxaca helped the Spanish when they invaded Central America in 1524–28. This book discusses the lives of these warriors as colonists and colonial subjects ... More


The Demise of the War Bride: Korea, Vietnam, and Beyond

Susan Zeiger

in Entangling Alliances: Foreign War Brides and American Soldiers in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797174
eISBN:
9780814797488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797174.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter shows how the Cold War had defined the shifting cultural dynamics in the interracial relationships of American soldiers, thus signalling the end of the war bride as a cultural ... More


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