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The Representation of “Difficult Pasts” in Military Museums

The Portuguese Colonial War in the Portuguese Armed Forces Museums

André Caiado

2020 ). These processes can be explained to a great extent by the cult of imperial myths and ideologies, colonial development policies and white settlement in the African colonies, and the efforts to imperialize the nation-state that successive

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Ruin of Empire

The Uganda Railway and Memory Work in Kenya

Norman Aselmeyer

beneficial to colonial development, the “immiserationist” school conceives of them exclusively as tools of oppression. 9 Colonial railways have become, as Nitin Sinha has persuasively argued, a “whipping boy of reductionist arguments.” 10 Hardly ever

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To Fail at Scale!

Minimalism and Maximalism in Humanitarian Entrepreneurship

Jamie Cross and Alice Street

-reaching and more inclusive than any previous era's utopian vision for large-scale, national public infrastructures. After all, neither the laboratory systems nor the national electricity grids established by colonial and post-colonial development projects

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Stephanie Sipei Lu, Aayushi Gupta, Linnea Wallen, Jesmael Mataga, Jason Gibson, Peter Brunt, Una Dubbelt-Leitch, Liam Holmes, Yimamu Dilinuer, and Jayne Warwick

personal and societal meanings of such a piece of fashion, McKergow explains how this bonnet is also representative of its culture, leading the reader into an exploration of colonial development. Noteworthy in this chapter are the actions and reactions of

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Malinowski and Mauss Exchanging Knowledge in Interwar Europe

Lessons in Internationalism

Leo Coleman

's ‘ethnographic’ internationalism and the broader influence of anthropological thought on the problem of the international in the interwar social sciences, an influence that was felt in international law and in debates over colonial development and trusteeship

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Pyropolitics and the Production of Territory

Michael M. Cary

that shaped environmental governance across Europe's empires. Fire Suppression, Post-colonial Development, and Internal Territorialization In the 1980s, scholars working in the emergent field of political ecology began to challenge depoliticized