Search for dissertations about: "colonial"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 167 swedish dissertations containing the word colonial.

  1. 1. Blurring the Colonial Binary Turn-of-the-Century Transnational Entertainment in Southeast Asia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Nadi Tofighian; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; colonial history; early cinema; film history; distribution; transnational networks; entertainment culture; Southeast Asia; Singapore; postcolonial theory; colonial discourse; ethnicity; race; whiteness; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines and writes the early history of distribution and exhibition of moving images in Southeast Asia by observing the intersection of transnational itinerant entertainment and colonialism. It is a cultural history of turn-of-the-century Southeast Asia, and focuses on the movement of films, people, and amusements across oceans and national borders. READ MORE

  2. 2. The exchange of cotton : Ugandan peasants, colonial market regulations and the organisation of international cotton trade, 1904-1918

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Torbjörn Engdahl; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; cotton; market; organisation; buying-practices; transaction costs; colonial; regulation; policy implementation; Uganda; marketing channel; peasant; chief; middlemen; free-standing company; cotton exchange; international trade; Ekonomisk historia; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : Between 1904 and 1918, the British colonial administration in Uganda regulated the cotton industry in order to maintain and improve the quality of the exported cotton. The main topics of the dissertation are: Why were these regulations enacted and who initiated them?The dissertation analyses the impact of the organisation of the international cotton trade on the buying practices in the local Uganda cotton market. READ MORE

  3. 3. Impossible Interculturality? Education and the Colonial Difference in a Multicultural World

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Robert Aman; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Interculturality; multiculturalism; intercultural education; policy; postcolonialism; cultural difference; colonial difference; European Union; interculturalidad; delinking; Interkulturalitet; mångkultur; interkulturell utbildning; policy; postkolonialism; kulturella skillnader; koloniala skillnader; Europeiska Unionen; interculturalidad;

    Abstract : An increasing number of educational policies, academic studies, and university courses today propagate ‘interculturality’ as a method for approaching ‘the Other’ and reconciling universal values and cultural specificities. Based on a thorough discussion of Europe’s colonial past and the hierarchies of knowledge that colonialism established, this dissertation interrogates the definitions of intercultural knowledge put forth by EU policy discourse, academic textbooks on interculturality, and students who have completed a university course on the subject. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rule by Association : Japan in the Global Trans-Imperial Culture, 1868-1912

    University dissertation from Växjö : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : John Hennessey; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Historia; History; global trans-imperial culture; association; assimilation; Hokkaido; Taiwan; expositions; Japanese colonialism; Japanese Empire; colonial history; colonial administration;

    Abstract : Criticizing one-empire approaches, calls to apply much-needed transnational perspectives and methodologies to colonial history have recently emerged. This groundbreaking scholarship has already revealed that the competition between different European empires after 1850 has typically been overemphasized; in fact, a transnational perspective reveals extensive cooperation between the “great powers” of the age, along with myriad examples of exchanges and transfers of colonial knowledge. READ MORE

  5. 5. Travelling objects modernity and materiality in British Colonial travel literature about Africa

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University. Department of Language Studies

    Author : Nicklas Hållén; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English literature; Engelsk litteratur; Comparative literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Historia; History; travel literature; Africa; colonialism; John Hanning Speke; Mary Kingsley; Mary Hall; Constance Larymore; Verney Lovett Cameron; Henry Morton Stanley; postcolonial theory; material culture; colonial discourse; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; Literature; litteraturvetenskap; modernity; materiality; material objects; things; commodity form; commodity culture; postcolonialism; Homi Bhabha; museums; exhibitions; geography; space; trade; ethnography; the book; ambivalence; subject-object relations; fetishism; John Speke; Verney Cameron; Henry Stanley; Ewart Grogan;

    Abstract : This study examines the functions of objects in a selection of British colonial travel accounts about Africa. The works discussed were published between 1863 and 1908 and include travelogues by John Hanning Speke, Verney Lovett Cameron, Henry Morton Stanley, Mary Henrietta Kingsley, Ewart Scott Grogan, Mary Hall and Constance Larymore. READ MORE