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1962

Natalya Vince.

in Our fighting sisters

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 15618 words.

This chapter considers 1962 from two perspectives. Firstly, its symbolic importance, as the end of the war, the birth of a new Algeria, and what is, in many accounts, the beginning of the...

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A ‘most miserable business’<sup>1</sup>

Mary Wills.

in The suppression of the Atlantic slave trade

September 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 9222 words.

Mary Wills assesses officers’ experiences of naval suppression, with particular attention to their emotional commitment to the cause. Examination of their personal testimonies of daily life...

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‘A common language of the spirit’: cultural awakenings and national belongings

Mary Chamberlain.

in Empire and Nation-Building in the Caribbean

August 2010; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 11752 words.

This chapter focuses on the various cultural activities in colonial Barbados and the role played by them in forging a West Indian identity. Various societies such as Dan Blackett's Social...

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“A Hope of Something Unusual among Cities”

Rebecca Tinio McKenna.

in American Imperial Pastoral

January 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 13974 words.

This chapter focuses on competing visions for Baguio lands. Much of Baguio had belonged to Mateo Cariño, an Ibaloi headman whose family had used areas of Baguio as pasture for cattle....

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‘A large capital and great arrangements’: P&O to 1840<sup>1</sup>

Freda Harcourt.

in Flagships of Imperialism

July 2006; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 23904 words.

This chapter discusses the various factors that led to the formation of P&O. The contribution of two Irish shipowners and businessmen, Richard Bourne and Charles Wye Williams, who merged...

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‘A Shameful and Ruinous Trade’: European Slave-trafficking and the East India Company

in Slavery, Abolitionism and Empire in India, 1772-1843

February 2012; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 16717 words.

During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, chartered trading companies and private entrepreneurs in Europe purchased, owned, and trafficked Indian slaves. Aside from being connected...

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‘A soft touch’: racism and asylum-seekers from a visual culture perspective

Alex Rotas.

in Racism Postcolonialism Europe

October 2009; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 5711 words.

Refugees and asylum-seekers are often seen not in terms of their plight or their human rights, but as people who come only in search of social services. Many visual artists from refugee...

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Abolition, Sentiment, and the Problem of Agency inLe système colonial dévoilé<sup>*</sup>

Doris Garraway.

in The Colonial System Unveiled

September 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 15339 words.

The translation of Vastey’s The Colonial System Unveiled is followed by four supplementary essays, written by established scholars in the field of Haitian Revolutionary Studies, that are...

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Academic traffic: people, objects, information, ideas

Tamson Pietsch.

in Empire of scholars

May 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 7550 words.

This chapter is concerned with the ways that the expansive connections identified in chapters 2-4 shaped the careers and ideas of academics in Britain and the settler world. Examining...

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Africa as a Living Laboratory

Helen Tilley.

April 2011; p ublished online March 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 518 pages.

Tropical Africa was one of the last regions of the world to experience formal European colonialism, a process that coincided with the advent of a range of new scientific specialties and...

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