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Living with ColonialismNationalism and Culture in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan$
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Heather Sharkey

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780520235588

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520235588.001.0001

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Conclusion: The Colony and the Nation

Conclusion: The Colony and the Nation

Lessons from the Sudan

Chapter:
(p.137) Conclusion: The Colony and the Nation
Source:
Living with Colonialism
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520235588.003.0007

In this chapter, the author makes conclusions for some unanswered questions in relation to colonialism, and these are as follows: (1) did the colonial system depend on a wide participatory base?; (2) were petty employees a part of the colonial system as the Britons ruled it?; (3) were the petty employees in colonial service often highly educated and literate men, who left records that make their lives and careers recoverable?; (4) were petty colonial employees early nationalist who called forth a nation in their own cultural image?; (5) were the conditions of colonial employment conductive to the creation and growth of nationalism?; (6) were the bureaucrat-nationalists heirs to political power?; (7) did nationalist politicians work to engineer nationalism by making their elite ideology more popular, albeit often lacking the resources to impose their vision successfully?; (8) did some of the features that benefited the colonial state shuffle the nation state that followed?; and (9) did colonialism create transformative and sharp inequalities in social and regional power?

Keywords:   colonialism, Britons, nation, colony, state, bureaucrat-nationalists

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