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Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East

Priya Satia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331417
eISBN:
9780199868070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331417.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book offers a cultural history of British intelligence–gathering in the Middle East in the era of World War One and its consequences in British literary and political culture and military and ... More


Air Control

Priya Satia

in Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331417
eISBN:
9780199868070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331417.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the surveillance technology the British devised, initially in Iraq, as a result of their conspiracy obsessions. The panoptical ambitions of “air control” followed from wartime ... More


The Sacrificed Generation: Youth, History, and the Colonized Mind in Madagascar

Lesley Sharp

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520229501
eISBN:
9780520935884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229501.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Youth and identity politics figure prominently in this study of personal and collective memory in Madagascar. A deeply nuanced ethnography of historical consciousness, it challenges many ... More


Decolonizing Chicano Studies in the Shadows of the University’s “Heteropatriracial” Order: Ana Clarissa Rojas Durazo

Ana Clarissa Rojas Durazo

in The Imperial University: Academic Repression and Scholarly Dissent

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680894
eISBN:
9781452948799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680894.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines the ways the imperial university’s “heteropatriracial” ordering engenders heteropatriarchal Chicano studies that “exile” Chicana feminist and queer subjectivities by attacking, ... More


The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America

Sarah Deer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696314
eISBN:
9781452952338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696314.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The book explores the history of rape and sex trafficking in North America, and provides historical and contemporary examples of federal complicity in the high rate of rape committed against Native ... More


The Hottentot Elections: Colonial Politics, Socialist Politics

John Phillip Short

in Magic Lantern Empire: Colonialism and Society in Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450945
eISBN:
9780801468230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450945.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how the Hottentot elections had made German colonial policy into an important political issue for workers. Colonialism might have made headlines, filled newspaper columns and ... More


Containing and Mobilizing Colonial Violence

Adrian Muckle

in Specters of Violence in a Colonial Context: New Caledonia, 1917

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835095
eISBN:
9780824869625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835095.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the violence of the colonial repressions, particularly the assumption underpinning these containment measures: the threat to order was not just Kanak “rebel” violence but the ... More


On the Partiality of Total War

Paul K. Saint-Amour

in Tense Future: Modernism, Total War, Encyclopedic Form

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190200947
eISBN:
9780190200978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190200947.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter 1 uncovers the first uses of the expression “la guerre totale” in 1916 and tracks the concept forward through interwar air power theory to present-day military historiography. Showing ... More


Of Speaking Natives and Hybrid Philosophers: Lahontan, Diderot, and the French Enlightenment Critique of Colonialism

Doris L. Garraway

in The Postcolonial Enlightenment: Eighteenth-Century Colonialism and Postcolonial Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199677597
eISBN:
9780191803710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199677597.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the debate that postcolonial theory has generated about what it calls ‘colonial discourse’. There has emerged in the field of postcolonial studies a significant degree of ... More


Haunting

Lisa Blee

in Framing Chief Leschi: Narratives and the Politics of Historical Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612843
eISBN:
9781469614472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612843.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter argues that the colonial archive, which made the Historical Court possible, is also haunted by colonial violence that the court could not address. The legal framing of Leschi's story ... More


Colonial Violence and Hawaiian Resistance

Isaiah Helekunihi Walker

in Waves of Resistance: Surfing and History in Twentieth-Century Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834623
eISBN:
9780824871703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834623.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter contextualizes twentieth-century Hawaiian resistance in the surf by chronicling a history of colonial violence in nineteenth-century Hawaii. Over the last few years, the written history ... More


Les passions humaines

Michael P. Steinberg

in The Trouble with Wagner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226594194
eISBN:
9780226594224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226594224.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Opera

The 2013 production's relation to the ghosts of Belgian colonialism in Africa.


Introduction

Michael Gardiner

in Scottish Literature and Postcolonial Literature: Comparative Texts and Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637744
eISBN:
9780748652143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637744.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book asks many questions, but leaves behind the wearied and misleading one of whether Scotland ‘is postcolonial’ and therefore qualifies for a critical connection. It emphasises how ‘English’ ... More


Violence abroad: Generations and the legacies of imperialism

Mary Fulbrook

in Dissonant Lives: Generations and Violence Through the German Dictatorships

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199287208
eISBN:
9780191804335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199287208.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the German legacies of imperialism and violence abroad, focusing on the life of military officer Hans Paasche. It discusses German colonial violence in Africa and how that ... More


Imperial Commerce, Gender, and Slavery

Deirdre Coleman

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 2: English and British Fiction 1750-1820

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199574803
eISBN:
9780191869747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199574803.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter explores the twinned emergence in the British novel of a critique of plantation slavery and commercial imperialism with a proto-feminist questioning of the ‘commerce of the sexes’. The ... More


World War as Imperial Crisis, II: Allies in Conflict, 1941–5

Martin Thomas and Richard Toye

in Arguing about Empire: Imperial Rhetoric in Britain and France, 1882-1956

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198749196
eISBN:
9780191813382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749196.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter continues the story of the imperial crisis represented by World War II, and deals with the years 1941–5. Particular attention is paid to the largest, most sustained Franco-British ... More


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