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Britishness, respectability, and imperial citizenship
Charles V. Reed

-speaking Indians. 40 The newspaper writers of Native Opinion and the Hindoo Patriot combined political activism against local and imperial injustice and corruption with celebration of India’s place in the British Empire. Although the social origins of Viswanath Narayan Mandalik, the founder of Native Opinion , differ from those of Harish Chandra Mukherjee and Kristo Das Pal, the successful editors of

in Royal tourists, colonial subjects and the making of a British world, 1860–1911
The BBC’s Caribbean Voices
Glyne Griffith

of war, therefore, the quandary troubling senior staff at the Empire Division responsible for West Indian programming was twofold. One issue was the delicate handling of British policy towards colonies where nationalist activism had been in ascendancy during the late 1930s – a political challenge also for the Ministry of Information under whose general

in West Indian intellectuals in Britain
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Better ‘the Hottentot at the hustings’ than ‘the Hottentot in the wilds with his gun on his shoulder’
Julie Evans, Patricia Grimshaw, David Philips, and Shurlee Swain

of missions in contesting and upholding colonial regimes, including consideration of missions as avenues for Khoisan political activism and the teaching of literacy as a political tool, see E. Elbourne, ‘To Colonize the Mind’. 22 Macmillan, Cape Colour Question , chapter 16; Keegan, Colonial

in Equal subjects, unequal rights
Katie Pickles

Woollacott, ‘Inventing Commonwealth and Pan-Pacific feminism: Australian women’s internationalist activism in the 1920s–30s’, Gender and History , 10: 3 (1998), 425–48. 39 Julia Bush, ‘Edwardian ladies and the “race” dimensions of British imperialism’, Women’s Studies International Forum , 21: 3

in Female imperialism and national identity
Organizing principles, 1900–1919
Katie Pickles

and maternal feminism, Toronto, 1877–1914’, in Linda Kealey (ed.) A Not Unreasonable Claim (Toronto: Women’s Press, 1979), 15–46. Roberts provides a discussion of Toronto élites, suffrage and activism. 47 J. Castell Hopkins, The Canadian Annual Review of Public Affairs 1914 (Toronto

in Female imperialism and national identity
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‘Australia for the White Man’
Julie Evans, Patricia Grimshaw, David Philips, and Shurlee Swain

activism reveals a complete neglect of Aborigines’ rights. In 1897 the South Australian leader Elizabeth Nicholls, referring to the title ‘Nation Builders’ bestowed on the men of the Federal Convention, thought that the WCTU, the representatives of the organised motherhood and sisterhood of these large territories . . . are

in Equal subjects, unequal rights
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Feminism, anti-colonialism and a forgotten fight for freedom
Alison Donnell

-Macauley’s conclusion that ‘Una’s proposals for Jamaican feminist activism as propounded in Public Opinion consisted largely of a reworking of initiatives she had witnessed and admired in England’. 36 Marson did bring ideas and inspirations back to Jamaica and – having described the public debates pressed by five British women (Eleanor Rathbone, Erina Reiss, Mrs Oliver Strachey, Alison Neilans and Mary Agnes

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

-America’s socialist pioneers, 1877–1930’, in Charles Payne and Adam Green (eds), Time Longer than Rope: a century of African American activism (New York: New York University Press, 2003). 14 See James Weldon Johnson, Black Manhattan (New York: Knopf, 1930), p. 246; and his Along This Way: the

in West Indian intellectuals in Britain
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Sue Thomas

electoral appeal, specifically addressed to the popular white classes. Here is the beginning of racism as an element in the official politics of British populism – racism in a structured and “legitimate” form’. 62 Institutionalised popular racism, Naipaul insists, ‘is how a civilisation dies’. Anti-Nazism and anti-apartheid, he declares, are ‘good causes’, even if organised political activism is

in West Indian intellectuals in Britain
Defending Cold War Canada
Katie Pickles

, and a special Royal Commission was set up. 31 The reverberations for left-wing movements were debilitating. Further to sparking the attack on Canadian Communists, the Gouzenko affair contributed to the silencing of peace activism. 32 Labelling scientists as Communists, as was done with the Canadian Association of Scientific Workers, was an effective way of calling a

in Female imperialism and national identity