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Missions, the colonial state and constructing a health system in colonial Tanganyika
Michael Jennings

us in the Introduction to this volume, ‘colonial medicine’ in Tanganyika (as with other colonies and imperial possessions) was never, and never could have been, solely provided by any one actor. The Colonial Service was neither unified nor unidirectional in its provision, and collaboration between the Colonial Medical Service and non-state actors was the norm. In Tanganyika by the 1930s, the claim to

in Beyond the state
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Looking beyond the state
Anna Greenwood

. The present volume should be regarded not as an end point but as a starting point from which to think outside the boxes of state and non-state actors. It offers an academic springboard from which to move away from the compartmentalisations to which colonial historical debate is prone: black and white, elites and non-elites, heroes and villains, each operating in neatly delineated secular or religious

in Beyond the state
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Anna Bocking-Welch

. 38 Caitriona Beaumont, ‘Housewives, workers and citizens: voluntary women's organizations and the Campaign for Women's rights in England and Wales during the post-war period’, in Nick Crowson, Matthew Hilton and James McKay (eds), NGOs in Contemporary Britain: Non-state Actors in Society and Politics since 1945 (London: Springer, 2009), p. 61. See also, Lawrence Black,  Redefining British Politics: Culture, Consumerism and Participation, 1954–70 (London: Springer, 2010

in British civic society at the end of empire
Matthew P. Fitzpatrick and Peter Monteath

quietly building. 8 The different phases of this historiography are well known. 9 However the present volume, dedicated to understanding the nature of German interactions with the non-European world, diverges from earlier, more established lines of inquiry by parenthesising the role of the omnipresent German state, so as to focus on the role of non-state actors. Unlike other earlier works, it does not attempt to tease out what ‘Germanness’ looked like abroad, or

in Savage worlds
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Coins and the creation of new national identities
Catherine Eagleton

insight into the ways the relationships between these state and non-state actors changed in the years immediately following decolonisation. This chapter focuses on the issue of new currencies for newly independent countries in East Africa, considering Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya – three countries that had shared their colonial monetary histories and institutions. Many studies of

in Cultures of decolonisation
Matthew M. Heaton

about health and illness was created and interpolated in colonial and post-colonial environments. 6 Indeed, the important and sometimes influential role of non-state actors in the development of psychiatric science has been increasingly recognised in more contemporary contexts, as psycho-pharmaceutical companies exert influence on both medical and state authorities, shaping the very understanding of the diseases that

in Beyond the state