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Christopher J. Allsobrook

, works in progress. Are all South Africans now free? Hamilton writes, ‘If we conceive of freedom in more realistic and substantive terms than is the norm, we get a very different answer from the one normally given by those who view contemporary conditions

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Art to Table

The Power of Aesthetics in Women’s Cookbooks of the Belle Époque

Samantha Presnal

gender norms without seeming to sabotage the social system. Mix: Combining Domestic Cuisine and Concepts of Art Imbrications of food and art can be traced to the distant past, from the intricate engravings found on serving vessels to the vibrant

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Competing Visions

The Visual Culture of the Congo Free State and Fin de Siècle Europe

Matthew G. Stanard

representational norms not only fed into a nascent European visual culture of the Congo, it also confirms that Leopold's colony was international in nature from its earliest years. National cultures invested in feats of exploration, and interest in Africa crossed

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Lawrence Ogbo Ugwuanyi

from the principles of white supremacy. There were no provisions for alternative values rooted in indigenous worldviews, such that colonial values, institutions, constitutions, norm and ideals, and so on, were the approved values. Two prominent

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“Give Me Back My Son!”

Eleanor of Aquitaine, Emotion Talk, and the Gendering of Political Rhetoric

Linda E. Mitchell

populations expressing themselves emotionally, are by their identification as being outside the norm dismissed or denigrated. Feminist theorists have demonstrated that ingrained cultural attitudes tend to interpret emotion talk differently for different groups

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The Battle of El Herri in Morocco

Narratives of Colonial Conquest during World War I

Caroline Campbell

that the rape of women was common and constituted the “symbolic castration of the men of the conquered group.” 28 As Castaneda and others have pointed out, patriarchal norms rooted in Western society devalued women as essentially property of men; the

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The Economics of Decolonisation

Institutions, Education and Elite Formation

Nicola Viegi

Belloc and Bowles (2013) , colonial education was not only an institution for the provision of skills driven by the economic necessity of the coloniser: it also defined and implanted in the colonies a set of cultures and social norms that are still the

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Catrin Gibson

requires a lifelong transformation of fundamental project. Given the pervasive internalisation of patriarchal norms, authentic love is not a lived possibility for men and women in current Western society. I leave it open as to whether, if social conditions

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Invoking a World of Ideas

Theory and Interpretation in the Justification of Colonialism

David Boucher

meticulous use of the methods and norms of inquiry, which presuppose a social context against which the efficacy of warranted conclusions are justified, and which form the basis of future inquiries. With respect to understanding justifications of colonialism

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Investigating the Investigators

French Colonial Attempts to Supervise Its Policing System during the 1930s*

Ruth Ginio

legal norms. Murder cases came before the district court, which served also as a criminal court. Typically, the district commander or his deputy presided over cases. In addition, two African notables had a consultative voice in the proceedings. The