Search results

You are looking at 1 - 3 of 3 items for :

  • Manchester Studies in Imperialism x
  • Refine by access: Open access content x
Clear All
Open Access (free)
Women, internal colonization and indigenous peoples
Katie Pickles

outside of Canada – such as Korea, India and Africa – moving back into Canadian territory. Where aid to India had operated during the first half of the century, in the post-Second World War years medical supplies and technology went to Korea and Africa, and considerable aid to postwar Europe. Extending aid to the Canadian north was part of the territorial completion of Canadian nationalism during the 1940s

in Female imperialism and national identity
Sabine Clarke

devaluation of the pound in 1949 and the rearmament drive prompted by the outbreak of the Korean War that placed further restrictions on dollar expenditure. The CPRC collaborated with the MRC and Glaxo in undertaking a search of plant steroids in the colonies that could be used to produce cortisone. This included engaging Thaysen to study ergosterol from yeast grown at the Food Yeast Factory in Jamaica, and the investigation of East African sisal as a potential raw material. Ergosterol did not prove to be as suitable as sisal. The latter furnished a source of hecogenin that

in Science at the end of empire
Open Access (free)
Crossing the seas
Bill Schwarz

after a series of frustrated attempts to get a job (including in the police force), migrated to Britain. He brought with him his grandmother’s stories, the most vivid of which concerned the terror which followed the Morant Bay uprising. ‘The war in distant Korea and Indo-China and especially the Mau-Mau forced a dialogue between me and me. It was seditious. It forced me to search

in West Indian intellectuals in Britain