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Fischer-Tiné, Harald

Anxieties, Fear and Panic in Colonial Settings

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Empires and Emotions
Harald Fischer-Tiné, Christine Whyte

Part I. The Health of Body and Mind

2. Minds in Crisis: Medico-moral Theories of Disorder in the Late Colonial World
Dane Kennedy

3. The Poison Panics of British India
David Arnold

4. The Settler’s Demise: Decolonization and Mental Breakdown in 1950s Kenya
Will Jackson

Part II. Imperial Panics and Discursive Responses

5. Mass-Mediated Panic in the British Empire? Shyamji Krishnavarma’s ‘Scientific Terrorism’ and the ‘London Outrage’, 1909
Harald Fischer-Tiné

6. The Art of Panicking Quietly: British Expatriate Responses to ‘Terrorist Outrages’ in India, 1912–33
Kama Maclean

7. Mirrors of Violence: Inter-racial Sex, Colonial Anxieties and Disciplining the Body of the Indian Soldier During the First World War
Gajendra Singh

Part III. Practical and Institutional Counter-measures

8. Colonial Panics Big and Small in the British Empire (1865–1907)
Norman Etherington

9. Imperial Fears and Transnational Policing in Europe: The ‘German Problem’ and the British and French Surveillance of Anti-colonialists in Exile, 1904–1939
Daniel Brückenhaus

10. Repertoires of European Panic and Indigenous Recaptures in Late Colonial Indonesia
Vincent Houben

11. ‘The Swiss of All People!’ Politics of Embarrassment and Dutch Imperialism around 1900
Bernhard C. Schär

Part IV. ‘Knowledge’ and ‘Ignorance’

12. Arrested Circulation: Catholic Missionaries, Anthropological Knowledge and the Politics of Cultural Difference in Imperial Germany, 1880–1914
Richard Hölzl

13. ‘The Strangest Problem’: Daniel Wilberforce, the Human Leopards Panic and the Special Court in Sierra Leone
Christine Whyte

14. Critical Mass: Colonial Crowds and Contagious Panics in 1890s Hong Kong and Bombay
Robert Peckham

Keywords: History, Modern History, Imperialism and Colonialism, Cultural History, Social History, History of the Middle East

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319451367
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-45135-0

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