ISBN-10:
0765607727
ISBN-13:
9780765607720
Pub. Date:
03/31/2002
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Colonialism and the Modern World / Edition 1

Colonialism and the Modern World / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780765607720
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/31/2002
Series: Sources and Studies in World History Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Acknowledgmentsxi
1Introduction3
IResituating Colonial Histories
2Empire Recentered: India in the Indian Ocean Arena25
3The Terror and Religion: Brittany and Algeria40
4Women's History, Gender History, and European Colonialism51
IILand, Law, and Colonial Politics in the British Empire
5Landed Property, Agrarian Categories, and the Agricultural Frontier: Some Reflections on Colonial India71
6Native Title in the Shadows: The Origins of the Myth of Terra Nullius in Early New South Wales Courts100
7European Capital and Its Impact on Land Distribution in Egypt: A Quantitative Analysis (1900-1914)120
8"Progressive Civilizations and Deep-Rooted Traditions": Land Laws, Development, and British Rule in Palestine in the 1920s145
IIIGendered Identities and the Politics of Colonialism
9All in the Family: Marriage, Gender, and the Family Business of Imperialism in British India167
10The Imperial Mother of Birth Control: Marie Stopes and the South African Birth-Control Movement, 1930-1950182
11Militant Masculinity and Female Agency in Indonesian Nationalism, 1945-1949200
IVRegimes of Colonial Knowledge
12Science in the Service of Empire; Empire in the Service of Science219
13Governors, Politics, and Anthropology: The Fijian Native Lands Question Revisited234
14Imperial Science, Tropical Ecology, and Indigenous History: Tropical Research Stations in Northeastern German East Africa, 1896 to the Present246
VOrdering Space, Building Colonialism
15Professional Dreams: Architecture and the Imagery of "Indonesia" in the Late Colonial Netherlands East Indies265
16Railway Outpost and Puppet Capital: Urban Expressions of Japanese Imperialism in Changchun, 1905-1945283
Bibliography299
Index327
About the Editors and Contributors357

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