Download PDF by Harald Fischer-Tiné: Anxieties, Fear and Panic in Colonial Settings: Empires on

By Harald Fischer-Tiné

ISBN-10: 3319451359

ISBN-13: 9783319451350

ISBN-10: 3319451367

ISBN-13: 9783319451367

This publication argues that the historical past of colonial empires has been formed to a substantial volume through detrimental feelings similar to nervousness, worry and embarrassment in addition to by means of the normal prevalence of panics. The case reports it assembles learn a few of the ways that panics and anxieties have been generated in imperial occasions and the way they shook up the dynamics among probably omnipotent colonizers and the it appears defenceless colonized. Drawing from examples of the British, Dutch and German colonial event, the quantity sketches out the various major parts (such as disorder, local ‘savagery’ or sexual transgression) that generated panics or created anxieties in colonial settings and analyses the commonest kinds of functional, discursive and epistemic concepts followed through the colonisers to slash the perceived threats.

Show description

Read Online or Download Anxieties, Fear and Panic in Colonial Settings: Empires on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown PDF

Similar nonfiction_14 books

Usman Talat's Emotion in Organizational Change: An Interdisciplinary PDF

This e-book constructs a multi-disciplinary interpretation of emotion, particularly utilized and mentioned inside of Organizational swap environments. together with more than a few views from Philosophy, Evolutionary Sciences, Psychology and Sociology, Emotion in Organizational switch additionally offers a historic photograph of our wisdom of emotion.

Read e-book online Longitudinally Polarised Terahertz Radiation for PDF

This publication elaborates at the acceleration of charged debris with ultrafast terahertz electromagnetic radiation. It paves the way in which for brand new, and improves many facets of present, accelerator purposes. those comprise supplying shorter electron bunches for ultrafast time-resolved pump-probe spectroscopy, allowing advanced longitudinal profiles to be imparted onto charged particle bunches and considerably bettering the facility to synchronise an accelerator to an exterior laser.

Read e-book online Democrats and Dissenters PDF

A massive new number of essays by means of Ramachandra Guha, Democrats and Dissenters is a piece of rigorous scholarship on issues of compelling modern curiosity, written with splendor and wit.
The e-book covers a variety of subject matters: from the various nationwide tasks of India’s neighbours to political debates inside of India itself, from the duties of writers to the advanced dating among democracy and violence. It has essays seriously assessing the paintings of Amartya Sen and Eric Hobsbawm, essays at the tragic trouble of tribals in India—who are, as Guha demonstrates, a ways worse off than Dalits or Muslims, but get a fragment of the attention—and at the bizarre absence of a convention of conservative intellectuals in India.
Each essay takes up a major subject or an influential highbrow, as a window to discover significant political and cultural debates in India and the realm. Democrats and Dissenters is a e-book that's bound to be commonly learn or even extra generally mentioned.

Get A conservative revolution? : electoral change in PDF

"A Conservative Revolution? ' examines underlying voter attitudes within the interval 2002-11. Drawing on 3 nationwide election reports the ebook follows social gathering procedure evolution and voter behaviour from increase to bust. those facts let an unheard of perception right into a get together approach and its citizens at a time of significant swap, because the kingdom went via a interval of swift development to turn into one among Europe's wealthiest states within the early twenty-first century to fiscal meltdown in the middle of the overseas nice Recession, all of this within the house of a unmarried decade.

Additional resources for Anxieties, Fear and Panic in Colonial Settings: Empires on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Example text

1830–1920. Palgrave Macmillan Transnational History Series. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Linsley, Brett. 2013. Feeble to Effeminacy: Race and Gender in the British Imperial Consciousness 1837–1901. Grand Valley Journal of History 2(2). edu/gvjh/vol2/iss2/1 (accessed 17 October 2016).  2013. Missionary Families: Race, Gender and Generation on the Spiritual Frontier. Studies in Imperialism. Manchester: Manchester University Press. Manktelow, Emily J. 2015. Thinking with Gossip: Deviance, Rumour and Reputation in the South Seas Mission of the London Missionary Society.

These differentiating characterizations of mental disorders among colonizers and colonized would persist into the twentieth century, even as medical and other scientific specialists assumed increasing status as sources of authority on the subject. While the treatment of the mentally ill had become an increasingly specialized practice in the West from the late eighteenth century onwards, it was only in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries that psychology, along with its subdisciplinary affiliates, psychiatry and psychoanalysis, came to be seen as a distinct field of knowledge that filtered into the public discourse, where it found a firm niche by attributing certain social problems to particular states of mind.

11. Barbara Bush (1999: 61). 12. Price (1913: 1290).  Lennox (1933: 216–17 [Tables 5 and 6]). 13. See, for example, Mark Harrison (1996; 1999); David Arnold (1996); James Beattie (2011). 14. Ryan Johnson (2009: 550–51). 15. Concerning ‘Solaro’, see Johnson (2009: 549–50). 16. Indian, Japanese and other non-Western doctors trained in Western medicine did diagnose some of their countrymen as neurasthenic, but they tended to reference American and European metropolitan notions of the affliction, not its tropical variant, which remained firmly fixed within a racialized framework.

Download PDF sample

Anxieties, Fear and Panic in Colonial Settings: Empires on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown by Harald Fischer-Tiné


by John
4.0

Rated 4.62 of 5 – based on 15 votes