Registration and recognition : documenting the person in world history / edited by Keith Breckenridge and Simon Szreter.

Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2012.
Proceedings of the British Academy ; 182.
Proceedings of the British Academy ; 182
xx, 532 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Registers of births, etc. -- History.
Editors' introduction: Recognition and registration : the infrastructure of personhood in world history / Simon Szreter and keith Breckenridge
Household registration, property rights, and social obligations in Imperial China : principles and practices / Richard von Glahn
Registration of identities in early modern English parishes and amongst the English overseas / Simon Szreter
Too much information? Too little coordination? (Civil) registation in nineteenth-century Germany / Andreas Fahrmeir
Japan's civil registration systems before and after the Meiji restoration / Osamu Saito and Masahiro Sato
Civil status and identification in nineteenth-century France : a matter of state control? / Paul-André Rosental
Identity registration in the classical Mediterranean world / Rebecca Flemming
Naming, identifying and authorizing movement in early modern Spain and Spanish America / Tamar Herzog
Establishing and registering identity in the Dutch Republic / Henk Looijesteijn and Marco H.D. van Leeuwen
The identity thieves of the Indian Ocean : forgery, fraud and the origins of South African immigration control, 1890s-1920s / Andrew MacDonald
Parish baptism registers, vital registration and fixing identities in Uganda / Shane Doyle
Identity registration in India during and after the Raj / Ravindran Gopinath
Monitoring the abolition of the international slave trade : slave registration in the British Caribbean / Stanley L. Engerman
Birth of the "secular" individual : medical and legal methods of identification in nineteenth-century Egypt / Khaled Fahmy
No will to know : the rise and fall of African civil registration in twentieth-century South Africa / Keith Breckenridge
Voting, welfare and registration : the strange fate of the État-Civil in French Africa, 1945-1960 / Frederick Cooper
Uruguay's child rights approach to health : what role for civil registration? / Anne-Emanuelle Birn
Birth registration and the promotion of children's rights in the interwar years : the Save the Children International Union's Conference on the African Child, and Herbert Hoover's American Child Health Association / Dominique Marshall
Children, citizenship and child support : the Child Support Grant in post-apartheid South Africa / Francie Lund
What comes after the social? Historicizing the future of social assistance and identity registration in Africa / James Ferguson.
Proceedings of a workshop held 7-10 September 2010 in St John's College, Cambridge.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Breckenridge, Keith Derek, editor.
Szreter, Simon, editor.
British Academy.
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0197265316 (hbk.)
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