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Press, 2011). 2 As ex-British Prime Minister Tony Blair made clear in his Chicago speech of 1999, intervention in Kosovo was as much about sustaining the global interdependence upon which Britain’s national economic interest relied as it was about human rights abuses perpetrated by Milosevic’s regime: ‘We are all internationalists now

in Humanitarianism, empire and transnationalism, 1760–1995
Felicity Jensz

In Sri Lanka, the non-interference, indeed interdependence of government and missionary societies, was greeted by Protestant missionary societies. At the Liverpool conference on mission, the delegates had heartily cheered at the statement that in the government schools in Ceylon, the Bible was introduced from the beginning (of British rule). 144 Using common missionary hyperbole, the Rev. J. Walton

in Missionaries and modernity
Nathan Wolski

interdependence of these terms and explore some of the consequences when we begin to deconstruct these structuring concepts. Although the suitability of the ‘frontier paradigm’ for Australian contexts has been questioned before, 3 the term frontier has nevertheless come to be synonymous with the contact period. Despite its centrality in contact historiography, it is exceptionally rare to

in Colonial frontiers
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Mary A. Procida

, riding and games’ playing were sanctioned and encouraged by their spouses. Anglo-Indian women’s involvement in sports in the Indian empire – in particular, their aptitude for hunting and shooting – reveals the interdependence and interaction of the social construction of gender and the dictates of British imperialism. However, Anglo-Indian women’s use of firearms

in Married to the empire
The iconography of Anglo-American inter-imperialism
Stephen Tuffnell

American trade was with the British Empire. 41 British-controlled submarine telegraph cables, steamship routes, and colonial outposts conditioned the form and extent of the United States’ overseas expansion. In the Atlantic, meanwhile, the United States and Britain had settled into a mutually beneficial interdependence. By the eve of the American Civil War, Atlantic economic interdependence had reached, in the description of Jim Potter, ‘a closer approximation to a North Atlantic free-trade area than has occurred at any

in Comic empires
On the road with a colonial meteorologist
Martin Mahony

-colonial societies, mobilities are key to the ‘subtle and never-quite-finished cultural processes of settler formation: of making and remaking landscapes, of imagining national spaces and the links between them, and of forging the subjectivities of people who dwell in and pass through those spaces’. 11 In exploring the practice and representation of Walter’s movements around East Africa, and how he made sense of his relationships with the East African colonies, their peoples, landscapes and, of course, their climates, the chapter sheds light on the interdependence of different

in Empire and mobility in the long nineteenth century
The view from Lambeth
Sarah Stockwell

realisation of the interdependence’ of the Church of England and the Anglican churches in Australia and New Zealand. It was ‘a matter of the highest importance for the Anglican Communion as a whole’, Bell judged, while also suggesting the ‘same applies to Canada and the other Churches of the Anglican Communion’. 46 In this context, it seems fitting that during Fisher’s tour three

in The break-up of Greater Britain
Jennifer Pitts

argued, was appropriate to simpler societies, but the extraordinary complexity introduced by empire and global commerce made a more flexible sense of equity imperative. 77 Burke himself arguably showed more contempt for legal forms in his closing speech than even his theoretical defense of flexibility in an impeachment trial would warrant. But this does not detract from the power of his legal imagination and the fruitfulness of the vision of law he developed over the course of the trial. Burke insisted on the interdependence of our conceptions of law and of moral

in Making the British empire, 1660–1800
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Anna Bocking-Welch

On the interdependence of optimism and pessimism, see Bailkin, Afterlife of Empire , p. 21; on left-wing optimism see Burkett, Constructing Post-Imperial Britain. 19 Peter Hansen, ‘Coronation Everest: The Empire and Commonwealth in the “second Elizabethan age”’, in Ward (ed.), British Culture and the End of Empire , p. 58

in British civic society at the end of empire
A white minority in the national community
Ben Silverstein

the vital interdependence of men’. 35 It represented an objectified and impersonal measure of value, constituted by alienation from the products of one's labour; work for money was abstract, disinterested work, performed by commodified bodies and producing congealed value that could be appropriated. Through a monetary structure the world was transformed into one of objects, of commodities, in a universalising language of value. And the subject, then, became an individual finding their way among these alienated objects, working for money to purchase commodities in

in Governing natives