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The colonisation of time : ritual, routine and resistance in the British Empire / Giordano Nanni.

By: Nanni, Giordano.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England): Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, c2012Description: xviii, 254 p. : ill., facsims., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0719082714; 9780719082719.Other title: Ritual, routine and resistance in the British Empire.Subject(s): Imperialism -- History | Indigenous peoples -- South Africa -- Cape of Good Hope -- History | Indigenous peoples -- Australia -- Victoria -- History | Time perception -- South Africa -- Cape of Good Hope -- History -- 19th century | Time perception -- Australia -- Victoria -- History -- 19th century | British -- South Africa -- History -- 19th century | British -- Australia -- History | Clocks and watches -- Social aspects -- History -- 19th century | Sunday -- Social aspects -- History -- 19th century | Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- History -- 1795-1872 | Victoria -- History | Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- Civilization -- 19th century | Australia -- Civilization -- 19th century | Great Britain -- Colonies -- Social life and customsDDC classification:
Contents:
Clocks, Sabbaths and seven-day weeks: the forging of European temporal identities -- Terra sine tempore: colonial constructions of 'Aboriginal time' -- Cultural curfews: the contestation of time in settler-colonial Victoria -- 'The moons are always out of order': colonial constructions of 'African time' -- Empire of the seventh day: time and the Sabbath beyond the Cape frontiers -- Lovedale: missionary schools and the reform of 'African time' -- Conclusion: from colonisation to globalisation.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-246) and index.

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