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Fabian Colonial Essays

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Rita Hinden



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ISBN 9781032446370
May 3, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
264 Pages

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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.

Table of Contents

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

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Rita Hinden