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The Age of the EfendiyyaPassages to Modernity in National-Colonial Egypt

The Age of the Efendiyya: Passages to Modernity in National-Colonial Egypt

Lucie Ryzova

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199681778
eISBN:
9780191761591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681778.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Social History

In colonial-era Egypt, a new social category of “modern men” emerged, the efendiyya (sg. efendi). Working as bureaucrats, teachers, journalists, free professionals and public intellectuals, the ... More

Ecology and Power in the Age of EmpireEurope and the Transformation of the Tropical World

Ecology and Power in the Age of Empire: Europe and the Transformation of the Tropical World

Corey Ross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199590414
eISBN:
9780191829901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590414.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Social History

This book provides the first wide-ranging environmental history of the heyday of European imperialism, from the late nineteenth century to the end of the colonial era. It focuses on the ecological ... More

The Politics of ReproductionRace, Medicine, and Fertility in the Age of Abolition

The Politics of Reproduction: Race, Medicine, and Fertility in the Age of Abolition

Katherine Paugh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198789789
eISBN:
9780191831478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789789.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, World Modern History

This book examines the history and politics of childbearing in the British Empire during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. British politicians became increasingly concerned to ... More

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