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What does race have to do with the Yugoslav region?
Catherine Baker

the two, as do questions of race, color, religion, language, and gender. […] Postcolonial studies are a critique of postcoloniality, the condition in areas of the world that were colonies. I do not believe the Ottoman Empire, whose legacy has defined the Balkans, can be treated as a late colonial empire. (Todorova 2009 : 194–5) Several scholars from south-east Europe who do view their work as postcolonial – including Dušan Bjelić, Konstantin Kilibarda and Miglena Todorova – view

in Race and the Yugoslav region
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The Queen in Australia
Jane Landman

a privileged moment in the progress, and late colonial sentiment is finely calibrated in the discursive distinctions and local inflections attending this ritual renewal of ties across the Pacific. The obeisance of flower girls is linked to royal renewal though the elaborate coronation dress, which accompanied Elizabeth on tour and was worn to open various parliaments. It was stitched with floral

in The British monarchy on screen
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Looking beyond the state
Anna Greenwood

, 1800–1947 , New Delhi, Orient Longman and Sangam Books, 2005 ; Anne Digby, Diversity and Division in Medicine: Healthcare in South Africa from the 1800s , Oxford, Peter Lang, 2006 ; Guy Attewell, Refiguring Unani Tibb: Plural Healing in Late Colonial India , New Delhi, Orient Longman, 2007 ; Biswamoy Pati and Mark Harrison (eds.), The Social History of Health and

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

be at least attempting to meet the health needs of the territory could only really be justified (to the extent that it could) by recognising the voluntary role that actors in the form of missionary organisations were playing in running health services for Tanganyikans. The model that characterised late colonial-period Tanganyika was one of public-private partnership. Having long acted as informally

in Beyond the state
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Time and space
Saurabh Dube

Dube , “Telling tales and trying truths: transgressions, entitlements and legalities in village disputes, late colonial central India,” Studies in History , 13 ( 1996 ): 171–201 . 6 E. P. Thompson , Customs in Common: Studies in Traditional Popular Culture ( New York

in Subjects of modernity
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Antinomies and enticements
Saurabh Dube

( Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2009 ); Véronique Bénéï , Schooling Passions: Nation, History, and Language in Contemporary Western India ( Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2008 ); and Ritu Birla , Stages of Capital: Law, Culture, and Market Governance in Late Colonial India ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2009

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Daktar Binodbihari Ray Kabiraj and the metaphorics of the nineteenth-century Ayurvedic body
Projit Bihari Mukharji

). 11 On modern Unani medicine, see N. Quaiser, ‘Politics, Culture and Colonialism: Unani's Debate with Doctory’, in B. Pati and M. Harrison (eds), Health, Medicine and Empire: Perspectives on Colonial India (Hyderabad: Orient Longman, 2001), 317–55; S. Alavi, Islam and Healing: Loss and Recovery of an Indo-Muslim Medical Tradition, 1600–1900 (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008); G. N. A. Attewell, Refiguring Unani Tibb: Plural Healing in Late Colonial India (New Delhi: Orient Longman, 2007). On modern Siddha

in Progress and pathology
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Sharing anthropology
Paul Henley

conditions of colonial West Africa. However, some African film-makers and scholars have been critical of Rouch's work, considering it irredeemably colonialist, even if in a largely benign paternalist manner. These critical voices should be understood within the complex entanglements of the late colonial and postcolonial period and in particular, of the effects of the Laval Decree which, in place since the 1930s, prevented any form of film-making by Africans in French colonial Africa until after independence. In the circumstances, it cannot have been

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The case of colonial India and Africa
C. A. Bayly

Eurasian and North African peasant societies, the role of the peasant farmer as entrepreneur and food provider is clearly critical. Without a robust peasant-farming sector the fate of colonized and semi-colonized societies in the early-modern and modern periods might have been even worse than it actually was. Consequently, the possibilities for late-colonial and post-colonial economic development would have been even more sharply curtailed. William G. Skinner, for instance, pointed in the 1970s to the continuing buoyancy of peasant-based rural marketing systems in

in History, historians and development policy
Neil Macmaster

for the next twenty years and beyond. In conclusion, and returning briefly to the key test of legal reform, we have seen how the late colonial state faced considerable difficulty in making any major impact on Algerian social and family structures. The basic administrative means, including a comprehensive état civil, were simply too inadequate to guarantee enforcement of the liberal marriage and family law of 1959. However, the newly independent republic maintained a discreet silence on the fact that a law that had been so fiercely attacked as an instrument of

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