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Orb and Sceptre: Studies on British Imperialism and its Legacies, in Honour of Norman Etherington

ORB AND SCEPTRE CONTENTS

Introduction – Peter Limb

PART I – PERIPHERY AND METROPOLE IN IMPERIAL OVERRULE

1. Educating Govind Singh: ‘Princely character’ and the failure of indirect rule in colonial India – Fiona Groenhout

2. Shepstone in love: The other Victorian in an African colonial administrator – Jennifer Weir and Norman Etherington

3. The irregular progress of empire: Lord Chelmsford and the Zulu War– Keith Smith

PART II – COLONIAL NETWORKS OF POWER AND KNOWLEDGE

4. Tethered antipodes: Imperial impress in central Perth, Western Australia –Felicity Morel-EdnieBrown

5. King Shaka, the diviners and colonialism – Jennifer Weir

6. George McCall Theal and South African history textbooks: Enduring influence of settler historiography in descriptions of the fifth ‘Frontier War’ 1818–19 – Ryôta Nishino

7. The subaltern’s orb and sceptre: Early ANC leaders and the British World – Peter Limb

PART III – TRANSNATIONAL AND GLOBAL ENTANGLEMENTS

8. ‘Disturbing and most poisonous agitations’: Henry Parkes, populism and the usurpation of law in New South Wales, 1888 – Jeremy Martens

9. The business of empire: The Fujian tea industry and trade through the eyes of Jardine, Matheson & Co., 1928–39 – Jason Lim

10. Little worlds: Australian zoological gardens – Natalie Lloyd

11. ‘My empire, not merely yours’: Australian conservatives and their imperial worlds – Tim Dymond

12. Till death do us part? Commercial TV, changing family values and Queen Elizabeth II’s Commonwealth – Jennifer McGuire

 

Norman Etherington: A bibliography of publications and printed public addresses

Index

Orb and Sceptre: Studies on British Imperialism and its Legacies, in Honour of Norman Etherington

   by Peter Limb