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The revolt as an interface of the Russian colonial crisis and the World War
Tomohiko Uyama

1 Why in Central Asia, why in 1916? The revolt as an interface of the Russian colonial crisis and the World War Tomohiko Uyama While a large number of researchers have studied the revolt of 1916 in Central Asia, they have not provided sufficient answers to two fundamental questions. Why did the uprisings take place almost exclusively in Central Asia, while the edict to mobilise labourers was issued also to indigenous peoples (inorodtsy) of other parts of the Russian Empire, namely Siberia, the Caucasus and Kalmykia? Why did it occur in the year of 1916, although

in The Central Asian Revolt of 1916
Decolonisation and imperial legacy
Shompa Lahiri

While empire in India formally ended in 1947, the migration of South Asians to Britain in the decades that followed continues to be an enduring reminder of Britain’s imperial past. This chapter explores how the legacies of empire became manifest in British attitudes and policies towards South Asians in their midst, as well as South Asian responses to the British and Britain

in British culture and the end of empire
Robert Aldrich and Cindy McCreery

Monarchies and Decolonisation in Asia is the third volume we have edited for Manchester University Press’s ‘Studies in Imperialism’ series around the previously understudied theme of monarchy – the institution of the crown, the activities of individual sovereigns and other members of royal families, and the culture of royalty – in colonial contexts. The chapters in Crowns and Colonies revealed some of the ways European and non-European monarchies came into contact around the world in the colonial age, particularly at the time that imperial powers were

in Monarchies and decolonisation in Asia
Corinne Fowler

3970 Postcolonial Manchester:Layout 1 28/6/13 12:37 Page 79 2 Publishing Manchester’s black and Asian writers Corinne Fowler [W]hen I was the first black literature development worker in the North of England in 1988 there were only two in the country. One at a place called Centreprise in Hackney, London, and one in Manchester. It is here that I set up Cultureword . . . I spent five years in that post. The knockon effect of its success meant that Liverpool, Bradford, Leeds and Birmingham all went on to produce funds for black literature development workers

in Postcolonial Manchester
Some insights into a provincial British commercial network
Anthony Webster

Liverpool and the Asian trade: a neglected field of study? The lasting historical image of Liverpool is of the great Atlantic port, the gateway to Africa, the West Indies and the Americas, importing sugar, tobacco and raw cotton for the households and mills of the industrial north, and exporting the yarn and piece goods of Manchester and the textile towns of Lancashire

in The empire in one city?
Daniel Owen Spence

Part III Southeast Asia

in Colonial naval culture and British imperialism, 1922–67
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Daniel Owen Spence

Part IV East Asia

in Colonial naval culture and British imperialism, 1922–67
A critical security appraisal
Marianne Hanson

, Russia and the US, all of which possess sizable arsenals and which show every indication that they will retain these indefinitely. While this book’s focus has been on a more limited designation of what constitutes the Asia-Pacific geographically, the current chapter broadens these geographic parameters to look also at US and Russian nuclear issues. This is done so in the belief

in Critical Security in the Asia-Pacific
John M. MacKenzie

The international agreement of 1933 marked an important stage in the transformation of reserves into national parks. It was also a marker for the translation of African policies into Asia. The conservation movement gathered pace at a rather later date in Asia, for a number of reasons

in The Empire of Nature
Georgina Sinclair

Threatening the survival of the British Empire during the post-war years was the spread of communism and the growth of the cold war. Southeast Asia appeared to be the immediate communist target, with British rule in Malaya, Singapore and Hong Kong coming under threat. By the late 1940s, Malaya had become one of Britain’s highest dollar earners, producing high-calibre tin and

in At the end of the line