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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 ‘Hideous and Disgusting Place’

John Laband.

in Zulu Warriors

May 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 4397 words.

On September 26, 1875, Major Owen Lanyon took his post as Administrator of Griqualand West. This chapter discusses his efforts to groom Griqualand West. Lanyon pushed on with reordering...

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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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Abdul Razak bin Hussein, Tun

Cheah Boon Kheng.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1112 words.

Abdul Razak bin Hussein, Tun (1922–1976), prime minister of Malaysia, was born in Pulau Keladi in the state of Pahang (a Malay state then under British ‘protection’), on 11 March 1922....

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Abell, Sir George Edmond Brackenbury

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 854 words.

Abell, Sir George Edmond Brackenbury (1904–1989), administrator in India, was born on 22 June 1904 in Sanderstead, Surrey, the eldest in the family of two sons and two daughters of George...

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