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The anatomy of break-up
Stuart Ward

cement, has now a limited influence on British culture … Recurrent wars with the states of Continental Europe have in all likelihood come to an end … And, crucially, both commercial supremacy and imperial hegemony have gone. 17 Colley’s deployment of a Hegelian ‘other’ (via Lacan and French psychoanalysis

in The break-up of Greater Britain
Punch and the Armenian massacres of 1894–1896
Leslie Rogne Schumacher

purple, see: Beth Newman, Subjects on Display: Psychoanalysis, Social Expectation, and Victorian Femininity , Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2004, p. 53. 50 Sir John Tenniel, ‘In the Desert!’, Punch , 28 March 1896, p. 150. 51 Sir John Tenniel, ‘Left Behind!’, Punch , 4 April 1896, p. 163

in Comic empires
The intellectual influence of non-medical research on policy and practice in the Colonial Medical Service in Tanganyika and Uganda
Shane Doyle

Problem’, pp. 29–35, 41, 66. For a discussion of the colonial tendency to view social problems through a psycholanalytical lens, see W. Anderson, D. Jenson and R. Keller (eds.), Unconscious Dominions: Psychoanalysis, Colonial Trauma, and Global Sovereignties , Durham, NC, Duke University Press, 2011 26

in Beyond the state
Norman Etherington

was his translation of it into the terminology of psychoanalysis. It was inevitable that a well-read man who could write so graphic an account of a descent via unconsciousness to forgotten childhood joys and terrors would sooner or later stumble across psychoanalytic theory and recognise the similarity between its postulates and his own ideas, first enunciated in the allegory of the Emperor of Byzantium and then

in Imperium of the soul
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Problems and approaches
Ronald Hyam

perspective of psychoanalysis the exclusive sexual interest of man for woman is a problem requiring elucidation and not a foregone conclusion’. 26 Though it will still seem to some controversial to say so, in many ways same-sex attraction does appear to be – or can be shown historically to have been – a matter of circumstance, even of taste: and as well enquire why some people prefer Byrd to Beethoven or

in Empire and sexuality
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Tim Youngs

characterise contemporary discourses of race, class, and gender. Thus the structures and language of psychoanalysis often look more like symptoms than explanations. Besides this aspect, there is also the problem of accounting for the relation of the individual to the collective psychology. It is in this consideration especially that psychoanalytic theories of race often fall down. Of course I am simplifying

in Travellers in Africa
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Great white hope of the Edwardian imperial romancers
Norman Etherington

demonstrated the impossibility of living out the dream embodied in the imperial romance. The identification of the contents of the subconscious with the savage other could not survive the twin blows of contact with real people on the frontiers of Empire and confrontation with the revelations of psychoanalysis. Notes 1

in Imperium of the soul
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The amoral ascent of colonial vivisection, 1868–76
Peter Hobbins

, Science, Psychoanalysis, 1830–1970: Essays in Honour of Gillian Beer (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003 ), pp. 55–8. 92 J. Fayrer, ‘Snake-poisoning in India (continued)’, Medical Times and Gazette , 2 (new series 47) (1873), p. 492. 93

in Venomous encounters
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Sue Thomas

: André Deutsch, 1963), pp. 22, 42 and 6. 37 Naipaul, Mr Stone , pp. 34 and 41. 38 Summarised by Jane Gallop, The Daughter’s Seduction: feminism and psychoanalysis (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1982), p. 27

in West Indian intellectuals in Britain
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Testimony, memoir and the work of reconciliation
Gillian Whitlock

Antze and Lambek, Tense Past , p. viii. 40 Ibid., p. xxi. 41 M. Humphrey, ‘From Terror to Trauma: Commissioning Truth for National Reconciliation’, Social Identities , 6:1 (2000), 7–27, at 9. 42 E. Barkan, The Guilt of Nations: Restitution and Negotiating Historical Injustices (New York: W. W. Norton, 2000), p. xviii. 43 S. Felman and D. Laub, Testimony: Crises of Witnessing in Literature, Psycho-analysis

in Rethinking settler colonialism