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Sexuality and the writing of colonial history
Robert Aldrich

female lunatic asylums, and has a few pages on the development of women’s history, but not much else. Sex seems to have played no role in soldier settlements, and is little covered in studies of migrants. Sex is mostly invisible in a work on colonial exhibitions. Sex is also absent in the Arctic, at least in a Studies in Imperialism book on the polar region; perhaps the climate chilled sexual heat. 61 A

in Writing imperial histories
Marjory Harper

succeed, and she concluded her letter by recommending New Brunswick to others who were prepared to take advice and knuckle down to the hardships of pioneering. Official colonization schemes in Canada were well covered in the agricultural press. The extension of Canadian soldier settlement to civilians was described by the Press & Journal in 1923 as a scheme which offered ‘no get-rich-quick promise’ but ‘solid, if apparently slow, advantages’ to those prepared to work hard under the auspices of disinterested

in Emigration from Scotland between the wars
The politics of Empire settlement, 1900–1922
Keith Williams

. 43 While the Royal Commission’s report circulated government departments, the new Secretary of State for the Colonies, Walter Long, appointed a further committee to recommend a framework for the assistance of soldier settlement after the war and for the constitution of a central authority to supervise this. Lord Tennyson agreed to chair this Empire Settlement Committee, which included

in Emigrants and empire
The canadianizing 1920s
Katie Pickles

, (Ottawa: Canadian Historical Association with the Government of Canada’s Multicultural Programme, 1991). 16 See Kent Fedorowich, Unfit for Heroes: Reconstruction and Soldier Settlement in the Empire Between the Wars (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1995 ). 17

in Female imperialism and national identity
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Liverpool and empire – the revolving door?
John M. MacKenzie

soldier settlement schemes and the private desires of many to escape from a drab postwar world. Liverpool inevitably played its full part in this. Moreover, the fabric of the city declined through inevitable neglect and was inevitably damaged by bombing and the exigencies of war. Liverpool, war and empire could well be a subject for an entire further book. Another great need is research on the role of the

in The empire in one city?
Scottish emigration in the twentieth century
Marjory Harper

regulations, might well opt for Canada, from where some of them subsequently entered the United States illegally. At the same time as America was putting selective bolts on its golden door, the British government was liaising with the dominions to offer significant sponsorship to migrants, initially to war veterans and their dependents through the Soldier Settlement Scheme of 1919–22 and

in Scotland, empire and decolonisation in the twentieth century
Class, gender and the licensing of transgression
Will Jackson

the interwar years left. Failure was less exception than the norm. 61 During this intermediate phase, meanwhile, the increasing challenge of deviant Europeans was met with increasingly sophisticated systems of social control. It was in the aftermath of the First World War that serious state-sponsored attempts were begun to transplant a British settler community to East Africa. The Soldier-Settlement

in Madness and marginality
John M. MacKenzie and Nigel R. Dalziel

unemployed.) Moreover, as in the past, agricultural settlement failed. One of Milner’s schemes was post-war soldier settlement. This was supported by the right-wing Imperial South Africa Association in Britain, various politicians and Rand mining interests. The Scottish dimension was provided by Simon Fraser, Lord Lovat (1871–1933), who had raised the Lovat Scouts from estate workers and others near Beauly

in The Scots in South Africa
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David Killingray

example of the range of forces, other than the General Police and Gold Coast Regiment, available to the colonial authorities should the need arise. First of all there was a military reserve of exsoldiers scattered across the colony, some in soldier settlements, who could be mobilized at relatively short notice. A territorial defence force existed with two sections – one a European reserve with special

in Guardians of empire
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British emigration and the construction of Anglo-Canadian privilege
Lisa Chilton

. 26 Ibid. 27 See Chilton, Agents of Empire ; K. Fedorowich, Unfit for Heroes: Reconstruction and Soldier Settlement in the Empire between the Wars (Manchester, 1995); D. Goutor, Guarding the Gates: The Canadian Labour Movement and Immigration, 1872–1934 (Vancouver

in Empire, migration and identity in the British world