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‘Keystone of progress’ and mise en valeur d'ensemble: British and French colonial discourses on education for development in the interwar period

Walter Schicho

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter deals with French and British planning in “education and development” through a comparative analysis of documents of two prominent colonial planners in the 1920s: the French colonial ... More


Cultivating Territorial Sovereignty in the Western Desert

Matthew H. Ellis

in Desert Borderland: The Making of Modern Egypt and Libya

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503605008
eISBN:
9781503605572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605008.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 4 explores the relationship between territoriality and economic development in late-nineteenth-century Egypt. It argues that this period witnessed a raft of projects aimed at what, in the ... More


Introduction

Joseph M. Hodge and Gerald Hödl

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The introduction provides a general overview of the history of colonial development policies and practices in Sub-Saharan Africa from the 1890s through to the end of empires in the 1960s and 1970s. ... More


Managing Disease

Michitake Aso

in Rubber and the Making of Vietnam: An Ecological History, 1897-1975

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469637150
eISBN:
9781469637174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469637150.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

After World War I, colonial administrative policy, environmental necessity, and economic logic converged to promote Vietnamese migration to meet plantation demands for labor. Peasants from the Tonkin ... More


The Political Economy of Alcohol

Gerard Sasges

in Imperial Intoxication: Alcohol and the Making of Colonial Indochina

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866884
eISBN:
9780824876883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866884.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

When A.R. Fontaine arrived in Tonkin in 1886, he was quick to see the potential of applying new technologies to a traditional industry, and to grasp the importance of state protection for the success ... More


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