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Imperial Political Culture in the Modern Age

Yuri Pines

in The Everlasting Empire: The Political Culture of Ancient China and Its Imperial Legacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134956
eISBN:
9781400842278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134956.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the modern trajectory of those major aspects of traditional Chinese political culture that discussed in the previous chapters. It shows that the concept of political unity ... More


Introduction

Laura Chrisman

in Rereading the Imperial Romance: British Imperialism and South African Resistance in Haggard, Schreiner, and Plaatje

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122999
eISBN:
9780191671593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122999.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores the historical experience of British imperialism in South Africa, as mediated through the works of three novelists: the imperialist Henry Rider Haggard, the liberal ... More


Introduction

Jeff Mielke

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520265783
eISBN:
9780520947665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265783.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to understand Japanese colonial culture by analyzing the tropes of savagery in literary works and exploring links between ... More


Commissioners and the State: Power and Controversy at the Exhibitions

Peter H. Hoffenberg

in An Empire on Display: English, Indian, and Australian Exhibitions from the Crystal Palace to the Great War

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520218918
eISBN:
9780520922969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218918.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the issues about power and commissioners in exhibitions in Great Britain. It explains that exhibition commissioners were the leading actors in the epic nineteenth-century drama ... More


Epilogue: Recessional: Imperial Culture and Colonial Nationalism

Peter H. Hoffenberg

in An Empire on Display: English, Indian, and Australian Exhibitions from the Crystal Palace to the Great War

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520218918
eISBN:
9780520922969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218918.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the relevance of exhibitions to British imperial culture and colonial nationalism. It explains that the popularity of the British monarchy, Australian explorers and bush ... More


Indians and British Outposts in Eighteenth-Century America

Daniel Ingram

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037974
eISBN:
9780813042169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037974.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This fascinating look at the cultural and military importance of British forts in the colonial era explains how these forts served as communities in Indian country more than as bastions of British ... More


Lost Histories

Michael Baskett

in The Attractive Empire: Transnational Film Culture in Imperial Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831639
eISBN:
9780824868796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831639.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book examines the collective significance and cumulative impact of Japanese imperial film culture—defined as an integrated system of film-related processes including legislation, production, ... More


Last Stand of the Raj

Abdel Razzaq Takriti

in Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674435
eISBN:
9780191752353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674435.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter analyses the character of the pre-1970 Sultanate as an outpost of the Raj that had remarkably survived into the post-colonial era. It shows that revolutionary activity was the primary ... More


Civilization Itself Consents: Disciplining Bodies in Imperial Suburbia, 1861–1914

Coll Thrush

in Indigenous London: Native Travelers at the Heart of Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300206302
eISBN:
9780300224863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206302.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers two moments—an ethnographic display of military regimentation from the third quarter of the nineteenth century, and an anti-modern jeremiad from the first years of the ... More


The Oxford World History of Empire: Volume One: The Imperial Experience

Peter Fibiger Bang, C. A. Bayly, and Walter Scheidel (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780199772360
eISBN:
9780197532751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199772360.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

The Oxford World History of Empire, Vol.1: The Imperial Experience is dedicated to synthesis and comparison. Following a comprehensive theoretical survey and world-historical synthesis, fifteen ... More


Introduction

Ozan Ozavci

in Dangerous Gifts: Imperialism, Security, and Civil Wars in the Levant, 1798-1864

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198852964
eISBN:
9780191888441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852964.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

The Introductory chapter discusses the overarching question of the book: how did it all begin? Since when did the self-defined Great Powers of the nineteenth century––Austria, Britain, France, ... More


Greece, Rome, and the Modern British Nation

Kate Nichols

in Greece and Rome at the Crystal Palace: Classical Sculpture and Modern Britain, 1854-1936

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199596461
eISBN:
9780191795770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596461.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 6 examines what the presentation and responses to classical civilizations at the Crystal Palace might reveal about Britain’s perceived national and international status. It discusses how ... More


An Omnipotent Rubber Stamp

Yuri Pines

in Envisioning Eternal Empire: Chinese Political Thought of the Warring States Era

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832759
eISBN:
9780824870171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832759.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter presents how the late Zhanguo thinkers made painstaking efforts to find a more practical solution to the inherent conflict between their ideals and gloomy reality. The answer was to ... More


Producing the People

in The Pan-African Nation: Oil and the Spectacle of Culture in Nigeria

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226023540
eISBN:
9780226023564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226023564.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the making of Nigerian national culture within the broader black and African world, because it brings into bold relief the very logic of spectacle as a form of cultural ... More


Dissenting Traditions and Missionary Imaginations: Novel Perspectives on the Twentieth Century

Justin D. Livingstone

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume V: The Twentieth Century: Themes and Variations in a Global Context

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198702252
eISBN:
9780191838934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702252.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter follows the long arc of the ‘missionary novel’, from the exhortation and promotion emanating from a missionary culture embraced by a Protestant Christendom to a dissenting literary ... More


Conclusions: Travel, Biography, History

Siobhan Lambert-Hurley and Sunil Sharma

in Atiya's Journeys: A Muslim Woman from Colonial Bombay to Edwardian Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068334
eISBN:
9780199080441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068334.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

From colonial Bombay where she spent most of her adult life, Atiya Fyzee travelled to Britain for university education. Atiya had the distinction of being the only one among almost 30 million Indians ... More


Epilogue

Peter Jackson

in The Mongols and the Islamic World: From Conquest to Conversion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300125337
eISBN:
9780300227284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125337.003.0015
Subject:
History, Asian History

This epilogue discusses the impact of infidel Mongol rule on the Islamic world in the longer term, down to the sixteenth through the nineteenth centuries. It begins with an analysis of the more ... More


Political Economy of Conquest: Public Finance and Colonial Warfare

Manu Sehgal

in Creating an Early Colonial Order: Conquest and Contestation in South Asia, c.1775-1807

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780190124502
eISBN:
9780190992170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190124502.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History, Political History

By the final decade of the eighteenth century, the political economy of conquest had crystalized into a distinctively recognizable modern form. Expanded scale of war-making created a need to surveil ... More


Conclusion

Michael Hope

in Power, Politics, and Tradition in the Mongol Empire and the Ilkhanate of Iran

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198768593
eISBN:
9780191821981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768593.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Political History

This chapter summarizes the key themes of the book and considers the implications of its conclusions. The main narrative of the work, that the internal dynamics of the Īlkhān court were characterized ... More


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