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‘The Last Outpost’: The Natalians, South Africa, and the British Empire

John Lambert

in Settlers and Expatriates: Britons over the Seas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297672
eISBN:
9780191594335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297672.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the largest and last of Britain's colonies of settlement, highlighting its advanced degree of responsible government, making it almost a dominion, which caused Britain its ... More


Beyond the View from Euro-America: Environment, Settler Societies, and the Internationalization of American History

Ian Tyrrell

in Rethinking American History in a Global Age

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230576
eISBN:
9780520936034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230576.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter addresses the suggestion that American historiography is deeply rooted in Europe more than actual American experience. It shows that this has resulted in nearly all explicit or implicit ... More


On the Legal Geography of Ethnocratic Settler States: Notes Towards a Research Agenda

Alexandre (Sandy) Kedar

in Law and Geography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260744
eISBN:
9780191698675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260744.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Since the ‘Courts of the Conquerors’ appears to have a complex view regarding how native land becomes subject to dispossession, this chapter attempts to look into observations and assumptions about ... More


The Garrison and the Wider Society: Placing the “Rough and the Respectable” in the Colonial Context

Graham Dominy

in Last Outpost on the Zulu Frontiers: Fort Napier and the British Imperial Garrison

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040047
eISBN:
9780252098246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040047.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the reflection of the British military hierarchy in the class relations in settler society by comparing the “respectable” actions of soldiers taking their discharge and becoming ... More


An Anglican British world: The Church of England and the expansion of the settler empire, c. 1790-1860

Joseph Hardwick

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087226
eISBN:
9781781707845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087226.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

When members of that oft-maligned institution, the Anglican Church – the 'Tory Party at prayer' – encountered the far-flung settler empire, they found it a strange and intimidating place. ... More


Race, Conflict, and Exclusion in Ulster, Ireland, and Virginia

Nicholas Canny (ed.)

in Virginia 1619: Slavery and Freedom in the Making of English America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651798
eISBN:
9781469651811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651798.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter compares interaction between settlers and natives in the plantation projects in Virginia and in Ulster during the early decades of the seventeenth century. It shows that, notwithstanding ... More


Female Imperialism and National Identity: Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire

Katie Pickles

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063909
eISBN:
9781781700396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063909.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Through a study of the British Empire's largest women's patriotic organisation, formed in 1900 and still in existence, this book examines the relationship between female imperialism and national ... More


Equal Subjects, Unequal Rights: Indigenous People in British Settler Colonies, 1830-1910

Julie Evans, Patricia Grimshaw, and David Phillips

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060038
eISBN:
9781781700334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060038.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book focuses on the ways in which the British settler colonies of Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa treated indigenous peoples in relation to political rights, commencing with the ... More


Introduction

Tanja Bueltmann

in Scottish Ethnicity and the Making of New Zealand Society, 1850-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641550
eISBN:
9780748653553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641550.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to examine the endurance of Scottish ethnicity over time, offering a novel way of thinking about the Scots abroad that is located ... More


Gold and the Public in the Nineteenth-Century Gold Rushes

David Goodman

in Global History of Gold Rushes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520294547
eISBN:
9780520967588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294547.003.0003
Subject:
History, Economic History

In the great nineteenth-century British world cycle of gold rushes, individualist wealth seeking became associated with democratic politics, and views about the public rather than private benefits of ... More


‘So brave Etruria grew’: dividing the Crown in early colonial New South Wales, 1808–10

Bruce Baskerville

in Crowns and Colonies: European Monarchies and Overseas Empires

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784993153
eISBN:
9781526115096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993153.003.0014
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

An examination of the first Great Seal of New South Wales during the usurpation later called The Rum Rebellion between 1808 and 1810 is revealing of the relationships between the Crown and the ... More


The “Lessons of History”: The Ideal of Treaty in Settler Colonial Societies

Paul Patton

in Empire by Treaty: Negotiating European Expansion, 1600-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199391783
eISBN:
9780190213213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391783.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Social History

Despite the widespread recognition that treaties with indigenous peoples were instruments of empire, the idea of a treaty relationship continues to play a powerful role in the political imaginary of ... More


Last Outpost on the Zulu Frontiers: Fort Napier and the British Imperial Garrison

Graham Dominy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040047
eISBN:
9780252098246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040047.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Small and isolated in the Colony of Natal, Fort Napier was long treated like a temporary outpost of the expanding British Empire. Yet British troops manned this South African garrison for over ... More


The Price of Liberty: African Americans and the Making of Liberia

Claude A. Clegg III

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807828458
eISBN:
9781469605500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895580_clegg
Subject:
History, African-American History

In nineteenth-century America, the belief that blacks and whites could not live in social harmony and political equality in the same country led to a movement to relocate African Americans to ... More


Indigenous-Settler Conflicts

Levy O’Flynn.

in Deliberative Peace Referendums

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198867036
eISBN:
9780191903816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867036.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In this chapter we look at the possibility of using deliberative peace referendums in the context of indigenous-settler conflicts, in which the root of the conflicts lie in historical acts by which ... More


Private Plantation: The Political Economy of Land in Early Virginia

Paul Musselwhite

in Virginia 1619: Slavery and Freedom in the Making of English America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651798
eISBN:
9781469651811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651798.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In addition to the other momentous events of 1619, the year also marked the Virginia Company’s first widespread granting of private land to colonists. The private land grants have long been seen as a ... More


Salaam Mānoa, Aloha Mindanao: Creating a Student-Centered, Real-Time, Virtual Classroom

Conrado Balatbat, Hezekiah Concepcion, Gerard Finin, and Ricardo Trimillos

in Remaking Area Studies: Teaching and Learning across Asia and the Pacific

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833213
eISBN:
9780824870843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833213.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses a collaboration sustained over many years between faculty members and students at Ateneo de Zamboanga and the University of Hawaii organized around themes of sovereignty, ... More


Empire in the Hills: Simla, Darjeeling, Ootacamund, and Mount Abu, 1820-1920

Queeny Pradhan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199463558
eISBN:
9780199088874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463558.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Cultural History

Empire in the Hills explores the multiple perspectives underlying the aesthetics and spatial politics of development and policy making in different mountain sites of Simla, Darjeeling, Ootacamund, ... More


Managing Diversity: Civil Rights and Immigration

Irene Bloemraad and Doris Marie Provine

in The United States and Canada: How Two Democracies Differ and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190870829
eISBN:
9780190909529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870829.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

Comparing the United States (U.S.) and Canadian responses to immigration in the context of each country’s civil rights struggles underscores the importance of history, geography, demography, and ... More


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