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Postlude on Christology and Race: Maximus the Confessor as Anticolonialist Intellectual

J. Kameron Carter

in Race: A Theological Account

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195152791
eISBN:
9780199870578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152791.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The vision of Maximus the Confessor, a 7th‐century monk‐theologian, is an unexpected resource, the chapter argues, for reconceiving the very task of theology given its tyrannical performance inside ... More


The ‘Criminal’ Colony before the New Police

UPAMANYU PABLO MUKHERJEE

in Crime and Empire: The Colony in Nineteenth-Century Fictions of Crime

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261055
eISBN:
9780191717475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261055.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines how the rhetoric of crime became a crucial, perhaps dominant strain in the British representations of India from the mid- to late 18th century onwards. It shows how inconsistent ... More


Anglo-Saxon/Gaelic Interaction in Scotland

Ewan Campbell

in Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264508
eISBN:
9780191734120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264508.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the interaction between Anglo-Saxons and Gaels in Scotland and considers how a post-colonialist perspective can contribute to a discussion about interaction between peoples from ... More


Demanding Reform: From Fielding to Peel

UPAMANYU PABLO MUKHERJEE

in Crime and Empire: The Colony in Nineteenth-Century Fictions of Crime

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261055
eISBN:
9780191717475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261055.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the formation of ideas and practices of ‘criminality’, ‘justice’, and ‘punishment’ in Britain. It considers how the contests and fractures built within these crucial implements ... More


Shifting Images of the Criminal

UPAMANYU PABLO MUKHERJEE

in Crime and Empire: The Colony in Nineteenth-Century Fictions of Crime

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261055
eISBN:
9780191717475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261055.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The 1860s was a period of complex and crucial changes in British responses to deviance and punishment. This chapter shows that in this context, the post-Mutiny revision of the ‘criminal Indian’ ... More


Modern Historians of Ancient India

R.S. Sharma

in India’s Ancient Past

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195687859
eISBN:
9780199080366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195687859.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The British interpretations of Indian history served to denigrate the Indians and their achievements, and justify the colonial rule. A few of these observations appeared to have some validity. Like, ... More


The English East India Company: Reflections on Mughal Traditions of Governance

Kumkum Chatterjee

in The Cultures of History in Early Modern India: Persianization and Mughal Culture in Bengal

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195698800
eISBN:
9780199080243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195698800.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on a range of English language accounts of India's and Bengal's past composed during the mid-to late eighteenth century. Most of these accounts were written during the decline of ... More


Community as History

Gyanendra Pandey

in The Construction of Communalism in Colonial North India

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198077305
eISBN:
9780199081097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077305.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the example of a slightly different kind of local history from the Bhojpuri region, which represents just one attempt among many in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries to ... More


Amok and Arrogation: Frank Swettenham's ‘Real Malay’

Eddie Tay

in Colony, Nation, and Globalisation: Not at Home in Singaporean and Malaysian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028740
eISBN:
9789882206762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028740.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the concepts of “amok” and arrogation in the writings of Frank Swettenham, a British colonial officer in Malaysia. The significance of Frank Swettenham to the colonialist ... More


Discourses of Difference:: Isabella Bird, Emily Innes, and Florence Caddy

Eddie Tay

in Colony, Nation, and Globalisation: Not at Home in Singaporean and Malaysian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028740
eISBN:
9789882206762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028740.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines representations of Malaya in the writings of Isabella Bird, Emily Innes, and Florence Caddy, British writers who were in Malaya for different periods of time between 1879 and ... More


“india's Darkest Heart”: Kālī in the Colonial Imagination

Rachel Fell McDermott and Jeffrey J. Kripal

in Encountering Kālī: In the Margins, at the Center, in the West

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232396
eISBN:
9780520928176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232396.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Since the beginnings of Western scholarship in India, the figure of the blood-thirsty, violent, and explicitly sexual goddess Kālī appears to have held an especially central, but also ambivalent and ... More


Conclusion: Postcolonial Transitions

Nurfadzilah Yahaya

in Fluid Jurisdictions: Colonial Law and Arabs in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750878
eISBN:
9781501750892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750878.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter recounts how the members of the Arab diaspora attempted legal arbitrage under colonial rule. It analyses the members' expansion and modification of Islamic law, while at other times they ... More


Naturalizing Empire: Helen Maria Williams’s Peru and the British Ascendancy in Spanish America

Rebecca Cole Heinowitz

in Spanish America and British Romanticism, 1777-1826: Rewriting Conquest

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638680
eISBN:
9780748651702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638680.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter studies Peru, an epic romance written by Helen Maria Williams. It promotes the 1780–2 Peruvian revolt that was led by Túpac Amaru II, and places it against the historical backdrop of ... More


Musical Hybridity and the Challenges of Colonialism

Jann Pasler

in Composing the Citizen: Music as Public Utility in Third Republic France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257405
eISBN:
9780520943872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257405.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter discusses the role of music during the time when colonialism was being introduced in France. It shows how musical fantasies helped increase the desire of French republicans to extend ... More


Eden, the Country House, and the Indies (East and West)

Eric B. Song

in Dominion Undeserved: Milton and the Perils of Creation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451850
eISBN:
9780801468094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451850.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter examines the ways in which Milton channels the cosmological implications of a world poised between union and fragmentation into a critical commentary on English nationhood and ... More


The “Savage” Art of Mimicry in Spain's Colonization of Sub-Saharan Africa

Susan Martin-Marquez

in Disorientations: Spanish Colonialism in Africa and the Performance of Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125207
eISBN:
9780300152524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125207.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores a number of figures who are central to the articulation of the alterity of the self, including numerous pioneering anthropologists, the African explorer Manuel Iradier, and ... More


Civil Rights and Partisan Politics, 1890–1932

Alison M. Parker

in Unceasing Militant: The Life of Mary Church Terrell

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469659381
eISBN:
9781469659404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659381.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

For many decades after the Civil War, the Republican Party claimed the majority of black votes. Its legacy as the party of Abraham Lincoln and its leadership in securing the Reconstruction Amendments ... More


Estrangement: Structures and Limits of the Colonial Public Sphere

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/9780801450945.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter attends to the tensions between universal claims—a broad public defined by rational-critical discourse, theoretically open to all, and materialized in communicative networks of civic ... More


The Birth of Vietnamese Political Journalism: Saigon, 1916-1930

Philippe Peycam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158503
eISBN:
9780231528047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158503.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is the first ever English-language study of Vietnam's emerging political press and its resistance to colonialism. Published in the decade that preceded the Communist Party's founding, it ... More


Palestinian Queerness and the Orientalist Paradigm

Amal Amireh

in Women Rising: In and Beyond the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479846641
eISBN:
9781479856961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479846641.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter discusses the intersectionality of Palestinian identity with queer identity. Amal Amireh explains the colonialist context behind the discourse regarding queer issues relating to the ... More


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