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Making imperial mentalities : socialisation and British imperialism / edited by J.A. Mangan.

Publication:
London : Routledge, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (249 p.)
Series:
Routledge library editions. Education.
Routledge library editions. Education ; v. 106
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Subjects:
Imperialism.
Political socialization -- Great Britain -- Colonies.
Women -- Socialization -- Great Britain -- Colonies.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book discusses the way in which those born into the British empire were persuaded to accept it, often with enthusiasm. The study compares the perceptions of people at 'home', in the dominions and in the colonies. Across the diversity of imperial territories it explores themes such as the diverse nature of political socialisation, the various agents and agencies of persuasion, reaction to the 'experience of dominance' by dominant and dominated, the paradoxical impact of the missionary and the subversive role of some women. It also considers the significant issues of colonial adaptation,
Contents:
MAKING IMPERIAL MENTALITIES: Socialisation and British Imperialism; Copyright; Making Imperial Mentalities: SOCIALISATION AND BRITISH IMPERIALISM; Original Copyright; CONTENTS; General introduction; Introduction: Making Imperial Mentalities; CHAPTER 1: Slavery, social death and imperialism: the formation of a Christian black elite in the West Indies, 1800-1845; CHAPTER 2: Sisters under the skin: imperialism and the emancipation of women in Malaya, c.1891-1941; CHAPTER 3: Drill and dance as symbols of imperialism
CHAPTER 4: 'Mothers for the Empire'? The Girl Guides Association in Britain, 1909-1939CHAPTER 5: Victorians, socialisation and imperialism: consequences for post-imperial India; CHAPTER 6: Christian imperialists of the Raj: left, right and centre; CHAPTER 7: White supremacy and the rhetoric of educational indoctrination: a Canadian case-study; CHAPTER 8: 'A part of Pakeha society': Europeanising the Maori child; CHAPTER 9: Processes of colonial control: the Bermuda school question, 1926-1954; CHAPTER 10: Examinations and Empire: the Cambridge Certificate in the colonies, 1857-1957; Index
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
First published in 1990 by Manchester University Press.
Contributor:
Mangan, J. A.
ISBN:
1-280-67352-4
9786613650450
0-203-80416-3
1-136-63871-7
OCLC:
798530643
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203804162 doi