The Colonisation of Time : Ritual, Routine and Resistance in the British Empire
- Paperback | 304 pages
- 156 x 234 x 14.73mm | 390.09g
- 30 Nov 2013
- MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY PRESS
- Manchester, United Kingdom
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Table of contents
1. Clocks, Sabbaths and seven-day weeks: The forging of temporal identities
2. Terra sine tempore: Colonial constructions of 'Aboriginal time'
3. Cultural curfews: The contestation of time in settler-colonial Victoria
4. 'The moons are always out of order': Constructions of 'African time'
5. Empire of the seventh day: Time and the Sabbath beyond the Cape frontiers
6. Lovedale, missionary schools and the reform of 'African time'
7. Conclusion: From colonisation to globalisation
Index -- .
Alan Lester, Professor of Historical Geography at the University of Sussex
'A very fine study, one that has much to offer the broad range of scholars interested in understanding colonial struggles and their ongoing legacy.'
Kirsten McKenzie, University of Sydney in American Historical Review (April 2013)
[...] if the measure of a good book is that it should ignite the reader's imagination and suggest all kinds of questions for future research, then this monograph delivers and is a welcome addition to the literature on colonial studies. -- .
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