Fabian Colonial Essays
Fabian Colonial Essays (1945) brings together a host of leading thinkers to discuss different aspects of colonialism. It examines socialism and imperialism, colonial development, economics and colonialism, social services amongst other issues, all through the lens of 1940s British progressive politics.
1. Introduction A. Creech Jones 2. Socialists and the Empire H.N. Brailsford 3. Geography and the British Empire J.F. Horrabin 4. The Challenge of African Poverty Rita Hinden 5. The Conditions of Social Policy and Its Cost A. Creech Jones 6. The Political Advance of Backward Peoples Leonard Woolf 7. Self-Government for Advanced Colonies Sir Drummond Shiels 8. Language and the African Ida Ward 9. Is Literacy Necessary in Africa? Margaret Wrong 10. Some Problems of Tropical Economy J.S. Furnivall 11. Land Hunger in the Colonies C.W.W. Greenidge 12. The British West Indies Harold Stannard 13. An Anthropologist’s Point of View M. Fortes 14. Colonies and World Order Anonymous 15. How a Political Society Functions Rita Hinden