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Colonisation of time : ritual, routine and resistance in the British empire / Giordano Nanni
Bib ID 5917641
Format BookBook
Author
Nanni, Giordano
 
Description Manchester : Manchester Univ. Press, 2012 
xviii, 254 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0719082714
9780719082719
Full contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1.Clocks, Sabbaths and seven-day weeks: the forging of European 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': colonial 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.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographies (p. 237-246) and index.

Subjects Imperialism -- History.  |  Indigenous peoples -- South Africa -- Cape of Good Hope -- History.  |  Indigenous peoples -- Victoria -- History.  |  Time perception -- South Africa -- Cape of Good Hope.  |  Time perception -- Victoria.  |  British -- South Africa -- History -- 19th century.  |  British -- Australia -- History.  |  Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- History -- 1795-1872.  |  Victoria -- History.  |  Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- Civilization -- 19th century.  |  Australia -- Civilization -- 19th century.  |  Australian

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