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Burden or benefit? : imperial benevolence and its legacies

Author: Helen Gilbert; Chris Tiffin
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2008.
Series: Philanthropic and nonprofit studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the evolution of the ideas and practices of benevolence, chiefly in the context of British imperialism, from the late 18th century onwards. This book offers a study of benevolence that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Burden or benefit?
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)608942687
Online version:
Burden or benefit?
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)609120854
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Gilbert; Chris Tiffin
ISBN: 9780253350770 0253350778 9780253219602 0253219604
OCLC Number: 171049100
Description: ix, 229 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction : What's wrong with benevolence? / Chris Tiffin and Helen Gilbert --
A short history of (imperial) benevolence / Patrick Brantlinger --
Thomas Fowell Buxton and the networks of British humanitarianism / Alan Lester --
Settler colonialism, utility, romance : E.G. Wakefield's Letter from Sydney / Lisa O'Connell --
Benevolence, slavery, and the periodicals / Chris Tiffin --
"This nineteenth century of progress and humanity" : the life and times of Frederick Weld (1823-1891) / Leigh Dale --
Women, philanthropy, and imperialism in early nineteenth-century Britain / Sarah Richardson --
Blixen's Africa : wonderland of the self / Kirsten Holst Petersen --
From benevolence to partnership : the persistence of colonial legacies in Aotearoa-New Zealand / Chris Prentice --
Refusing benevolence : Gandhi, Nehru, and the ethics of postcolonial relations / Rajeswari Sunder Rajan --
Rescuing African women and girls from female genital practices : a benevolent and civilizing mission / Wairimũ Ngarũiya Njambi --
Benevolence and humiliation : thinking migrants, integration, and security in Europe / Prem Kumar Rajaram --
Hearts, minds, and wetlands : stakeholders and ecological restoration from the Everglades to the Mesopotamian marshlands / William E. O'Brien.
Series Title: Philanthropic and nonprofit studies.
Responsibility: edited by Helen Gilbert and Chris Tiffin.
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