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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
Bao Dai, Norodom Sihanouk and Mohammed V
Christopher Goscha

National Assembly, the people it represented, and push for full national independence. The Democrats established party chapters at the provincial and district levels, working with urban elites and monks. The party nominated candidates with real support in the countryside to run for Assembly positions. In the first election of 1946, the Democrats won fifty of the sixty-seven available seats. The rise of parliamentary republicanism in Cambodia was real. The French could live with such colonial democracy as long as the protectorate remained a part of the French Union. But

in Monarchies and decolonisation in Asia
Anna Bocking-Welch

Green, All Dressed Up: The Sixties and the Counterculture (London: Vintage, 1999), pp. 2–3. 122 Bailkin, Afterlife of Empire , pp. 19, 55–132. 123 RCS, Council Minutes, Council Minutes, 24 February 1966. 124

in British civic society at the end of empire
Hao Gao

. Among other reasons, Staunton pointed out that, due to the probable outbreak of war between Britain and France, a warship was needed to convey the British merchant ships back home. Since the embassy's flagship, the sixty-four-gun Lion , was the best available for the time being, the embassy could not afford to lose time in joining the Lion 's Captain, Sir Erasmus Gower, at Zhoushan. With regard to the disappointment within the embassy, Staunton wrote: So sudden a removal was a disappointment to

in Creating the Opium War
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The importance of cartoons, caricature, and satirical art in imperial contexts
Richard Scully and Andrekos Varnava

., 1893; Gleeson White, English Illustration: The Sixties, 1857–1870 , London: Constable, 1897; J. A. Hammerton, Humorists of the Pencil , London: Hurst and Blackett, 1905. 29 Linley Sambourne, ‘Political Cartoons [Parts I & II]’, The Magazine of Art , 1892, pp. 21–24 and 42–46; M. H. Spielmann, History of ‘Punch’ , London: Cassell & Co., 1895. On Spielmann, see: Julie F. Codell, ‘Marion Harry Spielmann and

in Comic empires
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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
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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
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
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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
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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