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The Universities’ Bureau and the expansive nation
Tamson Pietsch

agitations about ways to foster student exchange. 17 A large amount of data was procured for the annual Yearbooks and a flurry of consultative correspondence took place in the lead up to the congresses, which the Bureau continued to organise every five years. Yet despite its best efforts, during the 1920s the Bureau struggled to win the confidence of many of its members. Its

in Empire of scholars
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John M. MacKenzie

accumulation of collections, as well as in the exchange of ideas and people. European, American and colonial museums set up a quite extraordinary international traffic in natural historical, archaeological and anthropological ‘specimens’. 25 Geological, mineralogical, zoological and entomological collections were exchanged between Europe and the colonies, among European museums, and from colony to colony

in Museums and empire
The age of consent in India
Richard Philips

Sydney and Bombay were ambivalently positioned within the Empire, marginalised by their distance from England, but centres in their own right, hubs of transport, communication and political life, integrated within global networks that facilitated the exchange and, arguably, the generation of ideas. Interested and well-positioned individuals and groups within these cities were therefore able to play particularly active – if often informal – parts in political life. In this chapter I argue that when individuals and organisations

in Sex, politics and empire
Conceptions of law in the mutinies of 1797
Dana Y. Rabin

the limits of change. Although similar, the two episodes resolved differently: the very successful resolution of the first led to escalating rhetorical exchanges and the ultimate failure of the second. 8 The attitude toward the two events was summarized by James William who wrote in 1837, 40 years after the mutinies: The complaints of the

in Britain and its internal others, 1750–1800
Early exploration in the public history of Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia
Nicholas Thomas

advises the viewer that both sides ‘began to learn about each other, exchanged gifts, and mourned the deaths which had occurred’. (In fact, no real exchanges of gifts took place between Europeans and Maori during that encounter.) It is easier to digest the notion that a moment of violence at the beginning of the nation’s European history was an unfortunate accident, importantly succeeded by mutual regret and reciprocity, than it is to acknowledge that the killings may equally be seen to prefigure contradictions of interest around

in Rethinking settler colonialism
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The Albany Museum, Grahamstown
John M. MacKenzie

were exchanges with Layard of the SAM and Pappe and Layard helped with identifications. Sir George Grey gave stone adzes from Australia and New Zealand; the bishop handed over material relating to Jews and Christians in South India; and Major Orme gave a curious crossbow and bolts from China. 20 Messrs Bowker and Orpen gave shells, including specimens from Ireland, Ceylon and the Cape, while the

in Museums and empire
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The empire in one city?
Sheryllynne Haggerty, Anthony Webster and Nicholas J. White

and trading companies, the Chamber of Commerce, the School of Tropical Medicine, the Cotton Exchange, the Tate & Lyle sugar refinery and, if we extend the analysis to ‘Greater Liverpool’ or Merseyside, the Cammell Laird shipbuilding complex in Birkenhead and the Lever Brothers works at Port Sunlight. 7 Nor must we overlook the significant, but often marginalised, Chinese, Indian, Malay, West African

in The empire in one city?
Some insights into a provincial British commercial network
Anthony Webster

India advanced money to individual traders in India who wished to buy Indian goods for export to Britain. In return for the advance, the Indian government received a bill of exchange payable in Britain by the individual trader’s agent for the sum advanced, together with the bill of lading related to the Indian goods purchased by the merchant. The bill of lading signified that the bill of exchange was, in effect

in The empire in one city?
John Holt & Co. (Liverpool) Ltd as a contemporary free-standing company, 1945–2006
Stephanie Decker

diseases. This changed with medical advances in malaria treatment and prophylaxis, and this would have a strong impact on the exchange between Europeans and Africans. Hand in hand with the colonial expansion, merchants, mainly from Liverpool, Manchester and London, expanded their networks along the rivers and, later in the twentieth century, the railway lines, displacing and undermining indigenous commercial elites

in The empire in one city?
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Anandi Ramamurthy

positioning of the two hands (we can see the palm of the black hand, whereas we see the back of the white hand) suggests that a white man is giving perfume to a black woman. Whites are therefore put into the position of givers and blacks are the receivers. It is not an image of mutual exchange. The titling of the advertisement encourages the underlying sense of charity that permeates the image: ‘Her first

in Imperial persuaders