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Culture and Excavation

Giovanna Ceserani

in Italy's Lost Greece: Magna Graecia and the Making of Modern Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744275
eISBN:
9780199932139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744275.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, American History: pre-Columbian BCE to 500CE

This chapter traces the study and imagining of Magna Graecia in the twentieth century, from its involvement in Italian Fascism to global developments in its post-war understanding, concluding with ... More


Introduction

Johannes Quack

in Disenchanting India: Organized Rationalism and Criticism of Religion in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812608
eISBN:
9780199919406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812608.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The Introduction provides an overview of the structure and arguments of the book. On the basis of a brief description of the Indian rationalist movement and the relevance of the work of Ulrich ... More


Introduction: India’s ‘Domiciled Community’: The Ambivalence of Whiteness under the British Raj

Satoshi Mizutani

in The Meaning of White: Race, Class, and the 'Domiciled Community' in British India 1858-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199697700
eISBN:
9780191732102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697700.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter clarifies the book’s aim, scope, and approach. It first explains why and how the emergence of the ‘domiciled community’ (made of mixed-descent ‘Eurasians’ and ‘Domiciled Europeans’) in ... More


Russia's Own Orient: The Politics of Identity and Oriental Studies in the Late Imperial and Early Soviet Periods

Vera Tolz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199594443
eISBN:
9780191725067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594443.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is about how intellectuals in early twentieth-century Russia offered a new and radical critique of the ways in which Oriental cultures were understood at the time. It shows that out of the ... More


Africa in Europe: Studies in Transnational Practice in the Long Twentieth Century

Eve Rosenhaft and Robbie Aitken (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318474
eISBN:
9781781380437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318474.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The essays in this volume explore the lives and activities of people of African descent – both black and white - in Europe between the 1880s and the beginning of the twenty-first century. They go ... More


Introduction: Labour, Empire and Decolonisation: Historiographical Landmarks

Yann Béliard

in Workers of the Empire, Unite: Radical and Popular Challenges to British Imperialism, 1910s-1960s

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800859685
eISBN:
9781800852310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859685.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This introduction outlines how the paths of imperial and labour histories, though they originally developed in separate spheres, have come to converge. It examine how New Imperial History, Global ... More


Editor’s Introduction: Scholarship’s Afterlife: The Return of Rage

Jane Marcus

Jean Mills (ed.)

in Nancy Cunard: Perfect Stranger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979299
eISBN:
9781800341487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979299.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter charts the editor’s journey in re-organizing, editing, and seeing through to publication a posthumous unfinished manuscript by her mentor, Jane Marcus. The chapter highlights the book’s ... More


White Women, Black Books: The Negro Anthology and Sylvia Leith-Ross’s African Women1

Jane Marcus

Jean Mills (ed.)

in Nancy Cunard: Perfect Stranger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979299
eISBN:
9781800341487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979299.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Devoted to the making of the Negro Anthology, the chapter reads Cunard’s collection alongside and against white Englishwoman, Sylvia Leith-Ross, and her “official” project African Women, funded by ... More


Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Joseph M. Hodge, Gerald Hödl, and Martina Kopf (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The book investigates the concepts and related practices of development in British, French and Portuguese colonial Africa during the last decades of colonial rule. During this period, development ... More


“You Not the Woman I Want”: Toni Morrison’s God Help the Child and the Legend of Galatea

Maxine Lavon Montgomery

in New Critical Essays on Toni Morrison's God Help the Child: Race, Culture, and History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828873
eISBN:
9781496828927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828873.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Montgomery's essay interrogates the close, yet ambivalent relationship between Morrison's most recent work of fiction and Greco-Roman myth with dual accounts of the legendary Galatea as both an ... More


Intellectual Nomads: Norman Douglas, the Desert, and the Taste for Space

Jane Marcus

Jean Mills (ed.)

in Nancy Cunard: Perfect Stranger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979299
eISBN:
9781800341487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979299.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Alongside her analysis of Cunard’s memoir of George Moore, Marcus reads her 1954 account of travel writer, Norman Douglas, within the contexts of exile, English primitivism, and the exploitation of ... More


Third World Approaches

Andrea Bianchi

in International Law Theories: An Inquiry into Different Ways of Thinking

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198725114
eISBN:
9780191792533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725114.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter describes the different waves of Third World scholarship in international law. In the 1960s the agenda for reform fully hinged on self-determination and the acquisition of sovereignty by ... More


Epilogue

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

in The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847579
eISBN:
9780824869007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847579.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

The epilogue explores the ways in which métis former wards’s lives were affected by being uprooted from their mothers and their culture and how life in protection societies shaped their identity. It ... More


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