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Africa South of the Sahara

Marjory Harper and Stephen Constantine

in Migration and Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199250936
eISBN:
9780191594847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250936.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

That few UK migrants settled in tropical Africa cannot be explained only in terms of climate. Plentiful local labour in places like Nigeria allowed a European elite to operate as managers and ... More


‘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


The Melting Pot of the Pacific

Ellen D. Wu

in The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157825
eISBN:
9781400848874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157825.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter deals with the concept of Hawaiʻi as a racial paradise. In the 1920s and 1930s, intellectuals began to tout the islands' ethnically diverse composition—including the indigenous ... More


Spaces between Us: Queer Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Decolonization

Scott Lauria Morgensen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656325
eISBN:
9781452946306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656325.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Explaining how relational distinctions of “Native” and “settler” define the status of being “queer,” this book argues that modern queer subjects emerged among Natives and non-Natives by engaging the ... More


Settler Men as Masters of Labour: Convicts and Non-white Workers

Angela Woollacott

in Settler Society in the Australian Colonies: Self-Government and Imperial Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199641802
eISBN:
9780191779091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641802.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

Settlers in the Australian colonies from the 1820s to the 1860s had access to an extraordinary range of unfree and undercompensated labourers, including convicts, unpaid Aborigines, and indentured ... More


America’s Settler Empire at the End of the Frontier

Paul Frymer

in Building an American Empire: The Era of Territorial and Political Expansion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691166056
eISBN:
9781400885350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166056.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the United States at the beginning of the twentieth century, as the nation began to think of an overseas empire with the potential of going beyond the settler model. It first ... More


Building an American Empire: The Era of Territorial and Political Expansion

Paul Frymer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691166056
eISBN:
9781400885350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166056.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines the politics of the United States' westward expansion, showing how the government's regulation of population movements on the frontier, both settlement and removal, advanced ... More


. The Indian Depredations Acts

David E. Wilkins

in Hollow Justice: A History of Indigenous Claims in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300119268
eISBN:
9780300186000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300119268.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

It is a known fact that the institutional, legal, and perceptual obstacles Native Americans faced in their quest for compensation for the loss of land were not just high but were, in fact, at times ... More


Imperial Spaces: Placing the Irish and Scots in Colonial Australia

Lindsay J. Proudfoot and Dianne P. Hall

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078378
eISBN:
9781781702895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078378.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book takes two of the most influential minority groups of white settlers in the British Empire—the Irish and the Scots—and explores how they imagined themselves within the landscapes of its ... More


Natives and Interlopers

Robert V. Haynes

in The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier 1795–1817

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125770
eISBN:
9780813135434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125770.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the relations of the southern Indian tribes and the white settlers. Although their relations were generally peaceful in the first decade of the nineteenth century, it was ... More


Labor and Political Migrations in the Age of Empire

Seema Sohi

in Echoes of Mutiny: Race, Surveillance, and Indian Anticolonialism in North America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199376247
eISBN:
9780199376278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376247.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

This chapter demonstrates the politicizing effects of migration. As Indians journeyed across the globe they became attuned to the international dimensions of racial and colonial subjugation. Many ... More


Rain Is Only One Aspect of Water

Angela Impey

in Song Walking: Women, Music, and Environmental Justice in an African Borderland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226537962
eISBN:
9780226538150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226538150.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter considers incomers’ shifting landscape epistemologies, reflecting at first on their interaction with the rivers and pans that dominate the region, and the ways that experiences, images ... 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


The White Man’s Burden, Soil Erosion, and the Origins of Green Capitalism

Hannah Holleman

in Dust Bowls of Empire: Imperialism, Environmental Politics, and the Injustice of "Green" Capitalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300230208
eISBN:
9780300240887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300230208.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents evidence that knowledge of both the dangers presented by soil erosion and the means to successfully address it exist deep in the memory and experience of agricultural societies ... More


Wading 10,000 Li

Michael Williams

in Returning Home with Glory: Chinese Villagers around the Pacific, 1849 to 1949

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390533
eISBN:
9789888455102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390533.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides an historical overview of the movement of people from the Pearl River Delta as they sought their fortunes around the Pacific for generations over the 19th and 20th centuries. ... More


Tourism, Landscape, and History in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Richard D. Starnes

in Destination Dixie: Tourism and Southern History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042374
eISBN:
9780813043494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042374.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited in the National Park system and showcases how the landscape and even southern history were manipulated to develop a particular experience ... More


“Simplicity and Art Shades Reign Supreme”: Costume, Collectibles, and Aspiration in Katherine Mansfield’s New Zealand

Jane Stafford

in Virginia Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082679
eISBN:
9781781382196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082679.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses white settler adoption/adaptation of Maori cultural symbols as exemplified by Katherine Mansfield's heitiki as well as her collection of Maori names and vocabulary and ... More


Encounters with Death

B. R. Nanda

in In Search of Gandhi: Essays and Reflections

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195672039
eISBN:
9780199081417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195672039.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter presents an essay on Mahatma Gandhi’s encounters with death during his fight for Indian rights in South Africa. It recalls when Gandhi arrived in Durban in January 1897, he was attacked ... More


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