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John Marriott

, topographical surveys, oral testimony), 22 but also of different disciplines (anthropology, history, sociology, science), and of different spaces (Indian regions, London). More important, however, I believe that the knowledge field was constituted by and cohered around an articulating principle. This principle was progress . At that moment in the late eighteenth century when India became subject to the knowledgeable

in The other empire
Louis James

previously have gone on to universities in Britain and the United States. The History Department, led by a group of outstanding West Indians, including Elsa Goveia, Douglas Hall and Roy Augier, was pioneering a new phase in Caribbean Studies. Members of the Departments of Sociology and Education were conducting research into the lives of the Jamaican underprivileged classes that later was to feed into

in West Indian intellectuals in Britain
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Katie Pickles

Stories and Conceptual Absences. A Critical Survey (Manchester: University of Manchester, Sociology Department, Special Series, 1988 ). 39 Margaret Strobel, European Women and the Second British Empire (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991 ), xi

in Female imperialism and national identity
John Marriott

privileges or disadvantages annexed to the several castes, the whole frame of Hindu society so much depends that it is an object of primary importance and merits full elucidation’. 115 This was not a work, however, of sociological sophistication. On Mill’s voyage to discover in caste the essence of India he was not equipped with the tools of social analysis, let alone the eyes of a diligent observer; his idea of

in The other empire
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John Marriott

public. By the time London Labour and the London Poor appeared, Mayhew’s revelations were out of date. ‘For this reason the four volume publication had practically no influence on either the sociology or the literature of the late Victorian period’, 85 and by the 1860s he was at best remembered vaguely as the ‘metropolitan correspondent’ who revealed the plight of street sellers

in The other empire
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John Marriott

that honourable independence of mind which is so valuable a feature of the English character’. 1 John Hollingshead, a staff member of Dickens’s Household Words , in a sociological flourish anticipating William Beveridge by nearly a hundred years, talked of the poor as a population marked by the ‘five great divisions … of poverty, ignorance, dirt, immorality and crime’. 2 And James Greenwood referred to

in The other empire
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Mary Chamberlain

. 77 Orlando Patterson, The Sociology of Slavery (London: MacGibbon and Kee, 1968). 78 Bryan Edwards, The History, Civil and Commercial of the British Colonies in the West Indies (Dublin: Luke White, 1793). 79

in West Indian intellectuals in Britain
Julie Evans, Patricia Grimshaw, David Philips, and Shurlee Swain

). 16 See A. Frost, ‘New South Wales as Terra Nullius : The British Denial of Aboriginal Land Rights’, in S. Janson and S. Macintyre (eds), Through White Eyes (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1990); R. Hunter, R. Ingleby and R. Johnstone (eds), Thinking About Law: Perspectives on the History, Philosophy and Sociology of Law (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1994

in Equal subjects, unequal rights
The intellectual influence of non-medical research on policy and practice in the Colonial Medical Service in Tanganyika and Uganda
Shane Doyle

23 The Culwicks had collaborated on one of the most important studies of population decline in interwar Africa, their analysis being based on life histories provided by 2,300 women. A. Culwick and G. Culwick, ‘A Study of Population in Ulanga, Tanganyika Territory’, The Sociological Review , 30, 1938 , pp. 365–79 24

in Beyond the state
John Marriott

without interpretation. Something of a transition was heralded by the publication in 1766 of the Rev. John Entick’s weighty and detailed record of the metropolis. 17 Combining history, sociology and topography, Entick attempted for the first time a totalizing vision of the labyrinthine complexity of spaces of London previously beyond the purview of detached observers such as

in The other empire