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Intimate Heights: Children, Nature and Colonial Urban Planning

David M. Pomfret

in Youth and Empire: Trans-Colonial Childhoods in British and French Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804795173
eISBN:
9780804796866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795173.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Globally, the management of space constituted a core tension of empire. Chapter 6 ‘Intimate Heights’ shows how ideologies of childhood directly informed British and French colonial urban planning. To ... More


The Sanatorium of Darjeeling: European Health in a Tropical Enclave

in Contagion and Enclaves: Tropical Medicine in Colonial India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318290
eISBN:
9781846317835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317835.002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The British established hill-stations in Asia to facilitate the creation of an exclusive, clean, and secure social space – known as an enclave – for white Europeans. In colonial India, racial ... More


Nimrods on the Hills—Hunting, Environment, and Its Fauna: A History of Neglected Histories

Vijaya Ramadas Mandala

in Shooting a Tiger: Big-Game Hunting and Conservation in Colonial India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199489381
eISBN:
9780199096619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489381.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

Drawing on rich archival material, sportsmen’s memoirs and colonial documents, this chapter develops the argument that hill-sport was another important feature of British social and cultural life in ... More


Disease and Colonial Enclaves

in Contagion and Enclaves: Tropical Medicine in Colonial India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318290
eISBN:
9781846317835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317835.001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

From the eighteenth to the twentieth century, the practices of colonialism in the tropical world were informed by the epistemologies and therapeutics of Western science and medicine. In their ... More


The Sanatorium Enclave: Climate and Class in Colonial Darjeeling

in Contagion and Enclaves: Tropical Medicine in Colonial India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318290
eISBN:
9781846317835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317835.004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Over the nineteenth century, Darjeeling became an important part of the wider colonial polity and economy of north Bengal. The enclave of Darjeeling changed to accommodate affluent and middle-class ... More


American Imperial Pastoral: The Architecture of US Colonialism in the Philippines

Rebecca Tinio McKenna

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226417769
eISBN:
9780226417936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226417936.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Through an exploration of a Daniel Burnham-designed colonial hill station in the mountains of northern Luzon called Baguio, this book examines the literal and figurative architecture of U.S. ... More


Contagion and Enclaves: Tropical Medicine in Colonial India

Nandini Bhattacharya

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318290
eISBN:
9781846317835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317835
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Colonialism created exclusive economic and segregatory social spaces for the exploitation and management of natural and human resources, in the form of plantations, ports, mining towns, hill ... More


Cultivating Community: Counterlandscaping in Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss

Jill Didur

in Postcolonial Ecologies: Literatures of the Environment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195394429
eISBN:
9780190252809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195394429.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter offers a reading of Kiran Desai’s 2006 novel The Inheritance of Loss and examines its depiction of the Himalayan environment. It examines how colonial representations of the British ... More


A Cure for Philippinitis

Rebecca Tinio McKenna

in American Imperial Pastoral: The Architecture of US Colonialism in the Philippines

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226417769
eISBN:
9780226417936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226417936.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses the Igorots of northern Luzon and the Cordillera mountains which had long served them as a "region of refuge." There they enjoyed a measure of autonomy thanks to the ... More


Settlers

Jeffrey A. Auerbach

in Imperial Boredom: Monotony and the British Empire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198827375
eISBN:
9780191866258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827375.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 5 focuses on settlers, the men and women who spent significant portions of their lives overseas. Many migrated voluntarily; others, like the Australian convicts, involuntarily. Some settled ... More


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