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Author Nanni, Giordano.
Title The colonisation of time : ritual, routine and resistance in the British Empire / Giordano Nanni.
Published Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : distributed in the United States exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, c2012.
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Description xviii, 254 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in imperialism
Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-246) and index.
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.
Subject Imperialism -- History.
Indigenous peoples -- South Africa -- Cape of Good Hope -- History.
Indigenous peoples -- Australia -- Victoria -- History.
Time perception -- South Africa -- Cape of Good Hope.
Time perception -- Australia -- Victoria.
British -- South Africa -- History -- 19th century.
British -- Australia -- History.
Clocks and watches -- Social aspects.
Sunday -- Social aspects.
Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- History -- 1795-1872.
Victoria -- History.
Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- Civilization -- 19th century.
Australia -- Civilization -- 19th century.
Alternate Title Ritual, routine and resistance in the British Empire
ISBN 0719082714
9780719082719 (hbk.)
OCLC number 744332263