Civilising Subjects Metropole and Colony in the English Imagination, 1830-1867

ISBN-10: 0226313352

ISBN-13: 9780226313351

Edition: 2002

Authors: Catherine Hall

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This volume argues that the empire was at the heart of 19th century Englishness. It tells stories of a group of English men and women who constructed themselves as colonizers. It then uses these studies as a means of exploring wider colonial issues.
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Book details

List price: $43.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 5/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 556
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.782

List of maps and illustrations
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Cast of Characters
Introduction
Prologue: The Making of an Imperial Man
Australia
New Zealand
St Vincent and Antigua
Jamaica
Colony and Metropole
Mapping Jamaica: The Pre-emancipation World in the Metropolitan Mind
The Missionary Dream 1820-1842
The Baptist Missionary Society and the missionary project
Missionaries and planters
The war of representation
The constitution of the new black subject
The free villages
Fault-lines in the Family of Man 1842-1845
Native agency and the Africa mission
The Baptist family
Brother Knibb
'A Jamaica of the Mind' 1820-1854
Phillippo's Jamaica
'A place of gloomy darkness'
Missionary Men and Morant Bay 1859-1866
Anthony Trollope and Mr Secretary Underhill
The trials of life
Morant Bay and after
Metropolis, Colony and Empire
Mapping the Midland Metropolis
The 'Friends of the Negro': Baptists and Abolitionists 1825-1842
The Baptists in Birmingham and the missionary public
Knowing 'the heathen'
Birmingham's 'Friends of the Negro'
The utopian years
The Limits of Friendship: Abolitionism in Decline 1842-1859
'A population intellectually at zero'
Carlyle's occasion
George Dawson and the politics of race and nationalism
Troubles for the missionary public
Town, Nation and Empire 1859-1867
New times
Morant Bay
Birmingham men
Epilogue
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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