Search results

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 22 items for :

  • Manchester Studies in Imperialism x
Clear All
Open Access (free)
Charles V. Reed

British/English settlers but by ordinary colonial subjects of colour, native princes and chiefs, as well as South Asian, Dutch, Chinese, and Irish subjects of the British monarch who imagined themselves as members of a British imperial community. Royal tourists, colonial subjects and the making of a British world is not a comprehensive examination of the nineteenth-century royal tour as a thing in itself

in Royal tourists, colonial subjects and the making of a British world, 1860–1911
Open Access (free)
‘A vote the same as any other person’
Julie Evans, Patricia Grimshaw, David Philips, and Shurlee Swain

, in the legislation’s definition of ‘persons’. This was not the first occasion on which race and gender had been linked in debates about the franchise. When the British Columbia provincial parliament had debated the Bill which disqualified Chinese and ‘Indians’, Dr William Tolmie gave notice of his intention to move an amendment to admit women to the suffrage. 3 Although only three

in Equal subjects, unequal rights
Open Access (free)
‘Australia for the White Man’
Julie Evans, Patricia Grimshaw, David Philips, and Shurlee Swain

century, settler governments in the Australasian colonies built on their foundation years in their treatment of Indigenous political rights in their political systems. The seven colonies – united by the Pacific region’s proximity to numerous non-European societies, and apprehensive of in particular Chinese immigration and the imperialisms of non-British European powers – contemplated federating into one

in Equal subjects, unequal rights
Open Access (free)
Catherine Hall

’. Finally, the OED notes an inclusive use of the term West Indian in 1961: all inhabitants of the Federation, of European, African, American Indian, East Indian, Chinese, Portuguese or Jewish descent are named as West Indian. ‘In his message to West Indians on Christmas day Sir Grantley Adams, the Prime Minister of the Federation, spoke of West Indian unity.’ ‘Out of many one people’, as the newly

in West Indian intellectuals in Britain
Open Access (free)
West Indian intellectual
Helen Carr

tempered his argument, if not his tone. On this occasion he was replying to an article by Peter Hulme, on the location of Wide Sargasso Sea , in which Hulme had criticised Brathwaite for exploiting as part of his argument the non-African derivation of Rhys’s supporters, Ramchand being of East Indian origin, and Look Lai of Chinese. 11 In his stormy but illuminating response, Brathwaite made clear that

in West Indian intellectuals in Britain
Claude McKay’s experience and analysis of Britain
Winston James

, ‘Why all this obscene, maniacal outburst about the sex vitality of black men in a proletarian paper?’ He concluded: I do not protest because I happen to be a negro (I am disgusted when I read in your columns that white dockers would prohibit their employers using Chinese and Indian labour), I write because I feel that

in West Indian intellectuals in Britain
Charles V. Reed

figure represents a mere segment of Alfred’s life at sea. He travelled to Australia, New Zealand, South America, South Africa, China, India, Japan, and many other places in his twenty-year-long naval career. Alfred was probably seen in the flesh by more people in the colonial empire than any royal before the advent of the jet age. By 1860 when he set sail for South Africa, Alfred had become the great hope

in Royal tourists, colonial subjects and the making of a British world, 1860–1911
John Marriott

dispelled notions of the fantastic and monstrous by an elaboration of human diversity, but that by forcing recognition of cultural difference it radically challenged prevailing orthodoxies on the human order. Situated as it was in European cosmography in a peculiar and troublesome relationship to Chinese civilization and the New World, and possessing its own ancient culture, India presented a particular

in The other empire
Open Access (free)
Katie Pickles

, Ukrainian, Chinese, thus widening the base of operations and avoiding the inevitable WASP label’. 24 Here there was evidence of a limited acceptance of multiculturalism, although the IODE still believed that all Canadians should accept the British monarch as their head of state. It is not surprising that the IODE saw no need for the Canadian flag to be changed in 1965 or for the Canadian Constitution to be

in Female imperialism and national identity
Open Access (free)
Edward M. Spiers

further towns, including Khartoum, Gladstone’s cabinet wanted to evacuate the remaining Egyptian garrisons from the Sudan. Confronting a popular outcry fanned by the influential Pall Mall Gazette , it responded by sending Major-General Charles ‘Chinese’ Gordon (18 January 1884) up the Nile to ‘consider and report’ on the situation. 1 In eastern Sudan, however, where the British wished to retain the

in The Victorian soldier in Africa