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Race and empire in British politics

  • 274 Pages
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  • English
Cambridge University Press , Cambridge [England], New York
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StatementPaul B. Rich.
SeriesComparative ethnic and race relations, Comparative ethnic and race relations series.
LC ClassificationsDA125.A1 R52 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 274 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2214936M
ISBN 100521389585
LC Control Number89038034

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In addition to shouldering the blame for the increasing incidence of venereal disease among sailors and soldiers, prostitutes throughout the British Empire also bore the burden of the contagious diseases ordinances that the British government passed.

By studying how British authorities enforced these laws in four colonial sites between the s and the end of the First World War, Philippa. It discusses politics and practices in education, race, religion and migration that have left schools and universities failing to engage with a multiracial and multicultural ng the period from the height of Empire to Brexit and beyond, this book shows how the vote to leave the European Union increased hostilities towards racial.

Before the s, the powerful link between empire and race was marginalised in British imperial history. The postcolonial 'turn' opened up new ways of exploring racial constructions of colonised subjects and stimulated debate over the extent to which representations of the colonised in colonial discourse underpinned imperial power.

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Prostitution, Race and Politics: Policing Venereal Disease in the British Empire. New York, Routledge, ix, pp. $ New York, Routledge, ix, pp. $ In her remarkably ambitious book, Philippa Levine focuses her attention on the establishment and trajectories of contagious disease (CD) regulations in the British Empire from.

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The Victorians were fascinated with intersections between different races. Whether in sexual or domestic partnerships, in interracial children, racially diverse communities or societies, these ‘racial crossings’ were a lasting Victorian concern. But in an era of imperial expansion, when slavery was abolished, colonial wars were fought and Britain itself was reformed, these concerns were.

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A new book by University of Washington history professor George Behlmer seeks to improve understanding of the British colonial era by “reconsidering the conduct of islanders and the English-speaking strangers who encountered them.” “Risky Shores: Savagery and Colonialism in the Western Pacific” was published this summer by Stanford University Press.

Simon in general saw empire, both British and Italian, as a bulwark against human bondage in Africa. Pennybacker also convincingly argues that anticolonialism on the British Left often was supplanted by antifascism, making the independence struggle of the subjugated peoples of Asia and Africa far more difficult and sometimes, as in the case of.

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Facing borders and barriers as never before, Afro-Caribbean migrants rethought allegiances of race, class, and empire. In Radical Moves, Lara Putnam takes readers from tin-roof tropical dancehalls to the elegant black-owned ballrooms of Jazz Age Harlem to trace the roots of the black-internationalist and anticolonial movements that would remake.

Medicine, Race and Liberalism in British Bengal brings together the study of modern South Asia, race theory, colonialism and empire and the history of medicine. It highlights the powerful role played by the idea of ‘pathology’ in the rationalization of imperial liberalism and the subsequent projects of modernity embraced by native experts Author: Ishita Pande.

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In London Is The Place for Me, Kennetta Hammond Perry explores how Afro-Caribbean migrants navigated the politics of race and citizenship in Britain and reconfigured the boundaries of what it meant to be both Black and British at a critical juncture in the history of Empire and twentieth century transnational race politics.

Featuring essays written by the influential historian Antoinette Burton since the mids, Empire in Question traces the development of a particular, contentious strand of modern British history, the “new imperial history,” through the eyes of a scholar who helped to shape the field.

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