Search results

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 61 items for :

  • "The sixties" x
  • Manchester Studies in Imperialism x
  • All content x
Clear All
Pondichéry as an imperial city in the Mughal state system
Benjamin Steiner

extremely small. Of the sixty soldier-workmen available before the Dutch occupation, only thirty-four now remained and probably had help from indigenous workers to build the fortress, houses, magazines, and stores according to the Dutch plan. 5 Around 1700, Pondichéry remained predominantly an Indian city. A few brick buildings for the French company agents were clustered around the old fortress in no apparent order. Martin occupied perhaps a ‘fine’, but also a small palace

in Building the French empire, 1600–1800
Nicola Ginsburgh

African workers if he was not continually guided and guarded. This reflected dominant ideas that young whites were particularly susceptible to the moral inflictions of poor whiteism. In 1933 Wells suggested that the sixty youths aged twenty-one and under who were employed on relief schemes be dismissed as it was damaging ‘from a psychological point of view’. 87 Close proximity to poor whites would encourage youths to imbibe the work-shy character of their peers on the relief works just as proximity to Africans could lead to a blurring of racial identity. 88 During

in Class, work and whiteness
Abstract only
Stuart Ward

’ thesis has been broadly shared by British cultural historians dealing with the post-1945 era, who have tended to interpret their subject through the multifaceted prism of the Cold War, the post-war consensus, austerity and affluence, the rise of welfarism, the demise of deference, ‘youth culture’, and angry young men who never had it so good as they swung into the sixties. In this spiralling array of

in British culture and the end of empire
Abstract only
Austerity, abundance and race in post-war visual culture
David C. Wall

(London: Thames and Hudson, 1986), p. 191. 30 T. Crow, The Rise of the Sixties: American and European Art in the Era of Dissent (London: Lawrence King Publishing, 1996), p. 44. 31 Crow, The Rise of the Sixties , p

in Cultures of decolonisation
Abstract only
Ainslie T. Embree

the sixties, is cadging his way through India, when he finds himself involved with a swami. Cassio is searching for an American girl, Susanna, who is an amalgam of spirituality, sensuality, world weariness and naïveté , and she confronts India, with all its baffling contradictions. ‘What is transcendent reality?’, Elinor, Susanna’s sister, asks the swami. His answer is that reality is not ‘the

in Asia in Western fiction
Abstract only
Sultans and the state
Jean Gelman Taylor

occupation. None had been active in the colony’s pre-war anti-fascist parties. Such men spent the Japanese occupation in hiding or in gaol. The Indonesian members came from the privileged classes of the colony. They were medical doctors, lawyers, journalists, educators and party activists. All spoke Dutch. Three of the sixty-two were women. One had obtained her law degree from Leiden University in the Netherlands. 13 The other two female members had held public roles as municipal councillors in the multi-ethnic city administrations set up by the Dutch in Batavia

in Monarchies and decolonisation in Asia
Gordon Pirie

Britain’s Director of Propaganda in enemy countries, Lord Northcliffe chaired the sixty-member Committee once before he was called away. It was made up of men from the Foreign, Colonial, India and Meteorological offices, the Admiralty, the Board of Trade, the Air Ministry, and the dominions. They would have been aware of lectures given to the Aeronautical Society that summer. Eighteen months before the War

in Air empire
Patrick O’Leary

were also locally appointed in the individual colonies so the extraction of accurate figures is difficult. By 1909, in Ceylon almost all medical vacancies were filled locally, 77 and in 1911, of the sixty-four listed personnel in the civil medical department, there was only one identifiable Irishman. In Malaya in 1906 there were twenty-two qualified medical men from the United Kingdom, 78 of which at

in Servants of the empire
Abstract only
Ralph Hotere and ‘New Commonwealth Internationalism’
Damian Skinner

who took him in for questioning in Menton may not have insisted he was Algerian, nor brought home to him the level of prejudice and right-wing nationalism in the south. The Sixties were a bad time for French colonialism, and the issue was a hot one in Vence. 28 Kriselle Baker also suggests

in Cultures of decolonisation
History, myth, and the New Zealand Wars
Kynan Gentry

“war” as recognised by international law’. Yet as Hight acknowledged, in the sixty years since they had ended, the wars, rich in incidents of human interest, had also significantly influenced the national psyche: ‘they are a part of the more romantic field of New Zealand history, and will continue to influence her literature as they have done her economic and political life’. 50 The legend of the New

in History, heritage, and colonialism