The demographics of empire : the colonial order and the creation of knowledge /
edited by Karl Ittmann, Dennis D. Cordell, and Gregory H. Maddox.
Athens : Ohio University Press, c2010.
ix, 292 p.
0821419323 (hc : alk. paper), 0821419331 (pb : alk. paper), 0821443488 (electronic), 9780821419328 (hc : alk. paper), 9780821419335 (pb : alk. paper), 9780821443484 (electronic)
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Athens : Ohio University Press, c2010.
0821419323 (hc : alk. paper)
0821419331 (pb : alk. paper)
0821443488 (electronic)
9780821419328 (hc : alk. paper)
9780821419335 (pb : alk. paper)
9780821443484 (electronic)
contents note
Counting subjects: demography and empire / Dennis D. Cordell, Karl Ittmann, and Gregory H. Maddox -- African historical demography in the postmodern and postcolonial eras / Dennis D. Cordell -- "Where nature dominates man" : demographic ideas and policy in British Colonial Africa, 1890-1970 / Karl Ittmann -- How to count the subjects of empire? Steps toward an imperial demography in French West Africa before 1946 / Raymond R. Gervais and Issiaka Mande ́-- Makwerekwere : separating immigrants and natives in early colonial Natal / Thomas V. McClendon -- Counting and recounting : dislocation, colonial demography, and historical memory in northern Gabon / John M. Cinnamon -- The discourse of overpopulation in western Kenya and the creation of the Pioneer Corps / Meshack Owino -- Disease and reproductive health in Ujiji, Tanganyika : colonial and missionary discourses regarding Islam and a "dying population" / Sheryl A. McCurdy -- Disease and environment in Africa : imputed dynamics and unresolved issues / Gregory H. Maddox -- Reproducing labor : colonial government regulation of African women's reproductive lives / Meredeth Turshen -- African population : projections, 1850-1960 / Patrick Manning.
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