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Indirect Rule and the Absence of Nationalism

Michael Hechter

in Containing Nationalism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247516
eISBN:
9780191599460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924751X.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Nationalism is principally a modern phenomenon because, for the great bulk of human history, there was no disjuncture between the boundaries of the nation and those of the governance unit. Owing to ... More


The English and the Normans: Ethnic Hostility, Assimilation, and Identity 1066-c.1220

Hugh M. Thomas

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251230
eISBN:
9780191719134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251230.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Since the Anglo-Norman period itself, the relations between the English and the Normans have formed a subject of lively debate. For most of that time, however, complacency about the inevitability of ... More


Cultural Integration in the United States

Jacob Vigdor

in Cultural Integration of Immigrants in Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660094
eISBN:
9780191748936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660094.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

This chapter presents evidence on cultural integration of immigrants in the United States for the period between 1900 and 2007. As summarized by an index measure, cultural assimilation has changed ... More


Shakespeare and South Africa

David Johnson

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183150
eISBN:
9780191673955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183150.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book is a study of the teaching and criticism of William Shakespeare in South Africa from the early nineteenth century to the present day, covering a number of key historical moments in the ... More


The Religious

HUGH M. THOMAS

in The English and the Normans: Ethnic Hostility, Assimilation, and Identity 1066-c.1220

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251230
eISBN:
9780191719134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251230.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The clergy, regular and secular, native and immigrant, were central to cultural assimilation and the triumph of English identity during the medieval period. On the level of the personal, the church ... More


Ideology, Prejudice, and Assimilation

HUGH M. THOMAS

in The English and the Normans: Ethnic Hostility, Assimilation, and Identity 1066-c.1220

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251230
eISBN:
9780191719134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251230.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses attitudes towards ethnicity and cultural assimilation in medieval England following its conquest by Normandy, arguing that there was a loose bias towards ethnic concord and ... More


English Women and Norman Men

HUGH M. THOMAS

in The English and the Normans: Ethnic Hostility, Assimilation, and Identity 1066-c.1220

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251230
eISBN:
9780191719134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251230.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Women of both Norman and English ethnicity and of all social levels played a crucial part in the process of cultural assimilation. Their role in the integration of the public sphere was of course ... More


The Image of the Other

HUGH M. THOMAS

in The English and the Normans: Ethnic Hostility, Assimilation, and Identity 1066-c.1220

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251230
eISBN:
9780191719134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251230.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the ways in which the image of other peoples helped to strengthen English identity and eliminate the boundaries between natives and immigrants. Anthropologists have often ... More


A Chronology of Assimilation

HUGH M. THOMAS

in The English and the Normans: Ethnic Hostility, Assimilation, and Identity 1066-c.1220

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251230
eISBN:
9780191719134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251230.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter provides a chronological overview of ethnic relations between the English and the Normans through to the end of the 12th century, by which time cultural assimilation seems to have been ... More


The Interaction of English and Normans: Methodological Considerations

HUGH M. THOMAS

in The English and the Normans: Ethnic Hostility, Assimilation, and Identity 1066-c.1220

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251230
eISBN:
9780191719134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251230.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Assimilation and the construction and maintenance of ethnic identities are social processes, and one must not lose sight of the fact that individual humans are the driving force behind them. ... More


Townspeople

HUGH M. THOMAS

in The English and the Normans: Ethnic Hostility, Assimilation, and Identity 1066-c.1220

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251230
eISBN:
9780191719134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251230.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Townspeople were far less numerous than peasants, but more important to cultural assimilation, and perhaps to the survival of Englishness. Towns were important in ethnic interaction, due to the fair ... More


History and Identity

HUGH M. THOMAS

in The English and the Normans: Ethnic Hostility, Assimilation, and Identity 1066-c.1220

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251230
eISBN:
9780191719134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251230.003.0021
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Cultural assimilation was strongly affected by the precise nature of the social interaction between the English and the Normans during the medieval period. Yet one cannot simply mechanically trace ... More


Assimilation and Resistance: Kamala Markandaya and A. Sivanandan

Ruvani Ranasinha

in South Asian Writers in Twentieth-Century Britain: Culture in Translation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199207770
eISBN:
9780191695681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207770.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines Kamala Markandaya's work alongside the writings of her contemporary, Sri Lankan activist Ambalavener Sivanandan. On arrival in Britain, Sivanandan assimilated, not into dominant ... More


A Chronology of Identity

HUGH M. THOMAS

in The English and the Normans: Ethnic Hostility, Assimilation, and Identity 1066-c.1220

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251230
eISBN:
9780191719134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251230.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Although cultural assimilation and the re-emergence of a dominant English identity were closely related, they were separate processes, with somewhat different dynamics. The shift in ethnic identity ... More


The Civic and Cultural Assimilation of Immigrants to the United States

Jacob Vigdor

in The Economics of Immigration: Market-Based Approaches, Social Science, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190258788
eISBN:
9780190258825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190258788.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter reviews the data on the assimilation of recent immigrants to the United States and compares their assimilation to that of prior generations. It exams both civic assimilation and cultural ... More


From Nationalism to Universalism: Vladimir Ze’ev Jabotinsky and the Ukrainian Question

Israel Kleiner

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 16: Focusing on Jewish Popular Culture and Its Afterlife

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774730
eISBN:
9781800340732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774730.003.0033
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses Israel Kleiner's From Nationalism to Universalism: Vladimir Ze'ev Jabotinsky and the Ukrainian Question. In this monograph, Kleiner focuses on V. Z. Jabotinsky's views of ... More


The Crisis of Representation

in Parité!: Sexual Equality and the Crisis of French Universalism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226741079
eISBN:
9780226741093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226741093.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the crisis of representation during one of the movements which offered a challenge to the French representative democracy in the 1990s by demanding a recognition of ... More


Native American Religions

Suzanne Crawford O’Brien

in The Columbia Guide to Religion in American History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231140201
eISBN:
9780231530781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231140201.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides an overview of religions in Native North America and the religious history of Native Americans since they first came into contact with Euro-American people. It focuses on those ... More


Enlightenment, Assimilation, and Modern Identity: The Jewish Élite in Galicia

Jerzy Holzer

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 12: Focusing on Galicia: Jews, Poles and Ukrainians 1772-1918

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774594
eISBN:
9781800340695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774594.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter subverts the traditional image of Galician Jewry around the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Far from being ignorant and uneducated, this chapter reveals a significant ... More


Albert Memmi: The Conflict of Legacies

Patrick Crowley (ed.)

in Postcolonial Thought in the French-speaking World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310546
eISBN:
9781846319808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846319808.010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Albert Memmi published his first novel, The Pillar of Salt, in 1953. Since then, he has come up with works that offer a trenchant critique of colonialism, consistently bringing attention to the ... More


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