India

The Seductive and Seduced "Other" of German Orientalism

Author: Kamakshi P. Murti

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313308574

Category: History

Page: 149

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Challenges the German's claim to an encounter with India projected on a spiritual plane of communion between "kindred spirits" and shows that such supposedly apolitical encounters are really strategies of domination.
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Policing Islam

The British Occupation of Egypt and the Anglo-Egyptian Struggle Over Control of the Police, 1882-1914

Author: Harold Tollefson

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313307140

Category: History

Page: 200

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Examines the attendant political repression, torture, corruption, and rising crime that soon followed the British takeover of the Egyptian police force.
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The Kingdom of Swaziland

Studies in Political History

Author: D. Hugh Gillis

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313306709

Category: History

Page: 204

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A scholarly and engaging study, this history of Swaziland, by an author who spent many years in the kingdom, presents a vivid account of the interplay of politics and personalities along the passage to post-colonial independence. From the early stages of Swazi occupation of the present-day kingdom to the accession of Sobhuza II as king in 1921, this book traces problems in consolidating leadership under the Dlamini chieftaincy and examines the infuence of Boer and British settlers, and of mining and commercial interests, on Swazi culture and governance. It recounts the story of a thriving small nation that sought to maintain traditional customs and institutions in the face of a powerful European presence. Each of the sixteen chapters concentrates on an aspect of political history that has influenced the character of the present-day kingdom, and much of the material, especially after 1900, has not been utilized in previous studies. The introduction looks at Swazi experience in a contemporary context, evaluating historic forces that have made for stability in a rapidly changing world. Other sections detail the Swazi reaction to European-controlled neighboring states (the Transvaal, Natal, and Mozambique), the tensions introduced by successive Boer and British policies, the Swazi detachment during two external wars (1899-1902 and 1914-1918), and widespread concerns about colonialism and self-governance following World War I.
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U.S. Imperialism in Latin America

Bryan's Challenges and Contributions, 1900-1920

Author: Edward S. Kaplan

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313304897

Category: History

Page: 164

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This examination of U.S. imperialism attempts to reconcile William Jennings Bryan's stringent anti-imperialistic statements with his imperialistic policies towards Latin America from 1900 to 1920.
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Meeting Technology's Advance

Social Change in China and Zimbabwe in the Railway Age

Author: James Zheng Gao

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313300950

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 218

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In this first comparative look at China and Zimbabwe, Gao explores the interplay between technological advance and social change in a colonial context. Emphasizing indigenous efforts and abilities to absorb the new technology, he offers an original investigation into the dynamic process and complex social consequences of railway development in non-Western societies.
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The Bringing of Wonder

Trade and the Indians of the Southeast, 1700-1783

Author: Michael P. Morris

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313308437

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 160

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An anthropological and sociological study of the intricate diplomatic and economic relationships that characterized British colonial settlement of the southern backcountry, this study looks in particular at the role of Indian women as frontier "diplomats."
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The Racial Dimension of American Overseas Colonial Policy

Author: Hazel M. McFerson

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 193

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Beginning in 1898, the United States won overseas colonies as the spoils of the Spanish-American War: Puerto Rico, the Philippines, and Cuba. Guam and Hawaii were also acquired in that year, and in 1917, the Danish Antilles became the United States Virgin Islands. The racial heritage of the territorial inhabitants paralled that of nonwhite groups in the United States: Native Americans, Africans, Asians, Hispanics, and mixed-race people. The nonwhite race of domestic and overseas colonial people established important links between American domestic racial policies and the racial policies and the racial dimension of American overseas colonies. This book is about these links, as shaped by the prevailing racial tradition and social structure in the United States itself. Crucial to examining these links is the little-known role of Booker T. Washington in shaping American overseas colonial policy. It is argued that following colonial acquisition at the turn of the century, the American racial tradition was exported to overseas territories, thereby largely determining colonial policy and administrative practices, the nature of social and racial conflict, and the direction and pace of political evolution in the territories.
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Journalists for Empire

The Imperial Debate in the Edwardian Stately Press, 1903-1913

Author: James D. Startt

Publisher: Praeger Pub Text

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 275

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This book presents a thorough discussion of the 1903-1913 public debate involving the self-governing dominions of the British Empire, and the role that a number of renowned journalists of the quality press played in that dialogue. The work of such writers as James Louis Garvin, John St. Loe Strachey, and John Alfred Spender is examined in relation to the contemporary issues of tariff reform, South African reconstruction, and imperial unity. Among the other topics addressed are the roles of the quality press in Edwardian public debate and the public press in political journalism.
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Forthcoming Books

Author: Ida Husted Harper

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.
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Imperial Hygiene

A Critical History of Colonialism, Nationalism and Public Health

Author: A. Bashford

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230508189

Category: Social Science

Page: 264

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This is a cultural history of borders, hygiene and race. It is about foreign bodies, from Victorian Vaccines to the pathologized interwar immigrant, from smallpox quarantine to the leper colony, from sexual hygiene to national hygiene to imperial hygiene. Taking British colonialism and White Australia as case studies, the book examines public health as spatialized biopolitical governance between 1850 and 1950. Colonial management of race dovetailed with public health into new boundaries of rule, into racialised cordons sanitaires .
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Handbook of the Economics of Innovation

Author: Bronwyn H. Hall,Nathan Rosenberg

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080931111

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 804

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Economists examine the genesis of technological change and the ways we commercialize and diffuse it. The economics of property rights and patents, in addition to industry applications, are also surveyed through literature reviews and predictions about fruitful research directions. - Two volumes, available as a set or sold separately Expert articles consider the best ways to establish optimal incentives in technological progress Science and innovation, both their theories and applications, are examined at the intersections of the marketplace, policy, and social welfare Economists are only part of an audience that includes attorneys, educators, and anyone involved in new technologies
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