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The battle of BritishnessMigrant journeys, 1685 to the present

The battle of Britishness: Migrant journeys, 1685 to the present

Tony Kushner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719066405
eISBN:
9781781704721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066405.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This pioneering study of migrant journeys to Britain begins with Huguenot refugees in the 1680s and continues to asylum seekers and east European workers today. Analysing the history and memory of ... More

Beastly encounters of the RajLivelihoods, livestock and veterinary health in India, 1790-1920

Beastly encounters of the Raj: Livelihoods, livestock and veterinary health in India, 1790-1920

Saurabh Mishra

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089725
eISBN:
9781781708330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089725.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This study examines several themes such as public health, caste formation, famines, bacteriology, and the nature of the colonial state. These subjects have been studied while focusing on the central ... More

Beyond the StateThe colonial medical service in British Africa

Beyond the State: The colonial medical service in British Africa

Anna Greenwood (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089671
eISBN:
9781526104366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089671.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

A collection of essays about the Colonial Medical Service of Africa in which a group of distinguished colonial historians illustrate the diversity and active collaborations to be found in the untidy ... More

Britain and the Formation of the Gulf StatesEmbers of Empire

Britain and the Formation of the Gulf States: Embers of Empire

Shohei Sato

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099687
eISBN:
9781526109781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099687.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book is about the end of the British Empire in the Middle East. It offers new insights into how the relationship between Britain and the Gulf rulers that was nurtured at the height of the ... More

Citizenship, Nation, EmpireThe Politics of History Teaching in England, 1870-1930

Citizenship, Nation, Empire: The Politics of History Teaching in England, 1870-1930

Yeandle Peter

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719080128
eISBN:
9781781708354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080128.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Citizenship, Nation, Empire investigates the extent to which popular imperialism influenced the teaching of history between 1870 and 1930. It is the first book-length study to trace the substantial ... More

The Colonisation of TimeRitual, Routine and Resistance in the British Empire

The Colonisation of Time: Ritual, Routine and Resistance in the British Empire

Giordano Nanni

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719082719
eISBN:
9781781702239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082719.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Colonisation of Time is a highly original and long overdue examination of the ways that western-European and specifically British concepts and rituals of time were imposed on other cultures as a ... More

Crowns and ColoniesEuropean Monarchies and Overseas Empires

Crowns and Colonies: European Monarchies and Overseas Empires

Robert Aldrich and Cindy McCreery (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784993153
eISBN:
9781526115096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993153.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Crowns and Coloniesis a set of sixteen original essays by distinguished international scholars that explore the relationship between European monarchies and overseas empires. The essays argue that ... More

The Cultural Construction of the British World

The Cultural Construction of the British World

Barry Crosbie and Mark Hampton (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097898
eISBN:
9781526104403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097898.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book collects eleven original essays in the cultural history of the British Empire since the eighteenth century. It is geographically capacious, taking in the United Kingdom, India, West Africa, ... More

Cultures of DecolonisationTransnational productions and practices, 1945-70

Cultures of Decolonisation: Transnational productions and practices, 1945-70

Ruth Craggs and Claire Wintle (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096525
eISBN:
9781526104335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096525.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

What were the distinctive cultures of decolonisation that emerged in the years between 1945 and 1970, and what can they uncover about the complexities of the ‘end of empire’ as a process? Cultures of ... More

Developing AfricaConcepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Joseph M. Hodge, Gerald Hödl, and Martina Kopf (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The book investigates the concepts and related practices of development in British, French and Portuguese colonial Africa during the last decades of colonial rule. During this period, development ... More

Empire and Nation-Building in the CaribbeanBarbados, 1937-66

Empire and Nation-Building in the Caribbean: Barbados, 1937-66

Mary Chamberlain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078767
eISBN:
9781781701997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078767.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book examines the processes of nation building in the British West Indies. It argues that nation building was a complex and messy affair, involving women and men in a range of social and ... More

Empire careersWorking for the Chinese Customs Service, 1854–1949

Empire careers: Working for the Chinese Customs Service, 1854–1949

Catherine Ladds

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085482
eISBN:
9781781704974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085482.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Chinese Customs Service was a central pillar of the foreign presence in China, 1854–1949. Its far-reaching responsibilities included collecting duties on foreign trade, establishing China's first ... More

Empire of scholarsUniversities, networks and the British academic world, 1850-1939

Empire of scholars: Universities, networks and the British academic world, 1850-1939

Tamson Pietsch

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719085024
eISBN:
9781781705889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085024.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

At the start of the twenty-first century we are acutely conscious that universities operate within an entangled world of international scholarly connection. Empire of scholars examines the networks ... More

Equal Subjects, Unequal RightsIndigenous People in British Settler Colonies, 1830-1910

Equal Subjects, Unequal Rights: Indigenous People in British Settler Colonies, 1830-1910

Julie Evans, Patricia Grimshaw, and David Phillips

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060038
eISBN:
9781781700334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060038.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book focuses on the ways in which the British settler colonies of Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa treated indigenous peoples in relation to political rights, commencing with the ... More

Exporting empireAfrica, colonial officials and the construction of the British imperial state, c.1900−39

Exporting empire: Africa, colonial officials and the construction of the British imperial state, c.1900−39

Christopher Prior

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083686
eISBN:
9781781704998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083686.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book is a study of the colonial officials who governed British Africa between 1900 and the Second World War. Historians have to date failed to provide a detailed examination of what caused these ... More

Female Imperialism and National IdentityImperial Order Daughters of the Empire

Female Imperialism and National Identity: Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire

Katie Pickles

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063909
eISBN:
9781781700396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063909.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Through a study of the British Empire's largest women's patriotic organisation, formed in 1900 and still in existence, this book examines the relationship between female imperialism and national ... More

Flagships of ImperialismThe P&O Company and the Politics of Empire From Its Origins to 1867

Flagships of Imperialism: The P&O Company and the Politics of Empire From Its Origins to 1867

Freda Harcourt and Sarah Palmer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073939
eISBN:
9781781700761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073939.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book is a study on the history of the P&O shipping company, paying due attention to the context of nineteenth-century imperial politics that so significantly shaped the company's development. ... More

French colonial DakarThe morphogenesis of an African regional capital

French colonial Dakar: The morphogenesis of an African regional capital

Liora Bigon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099359
eISBN:
9781526109736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099359.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book deals with the planning culture and architectural endeavours that shaped the model space of French colonial Dakar, a prominent city in West Africa. With a focus on the period from the ... More

Frontiers of servitudeSlavery in narratives of the early French Atlantic

Frontiers of servitude: Slavery in narratives of the early French Atlantic

Michael Harrigan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122261
eISBN:
9781526136183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122261.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Based on original research into little-examined printed and archival sources, this book explores the fundamental ideas behind early French thinking about Atlantic slavery by asking three central ... More

Garden cities and colonial planningTransnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

Garden cities and colonial planning: Transnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

Liora Bigon and Yossi Katz (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090554
eISBN:
9781781707913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090554.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The present collection is intended as a study of European planning ideas in the form of garden city concepts and practices in their broadest sense, and the ways these were transmitted, diffused and ... More

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