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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
February 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .
Book. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 304 pages.
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. ...