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Title LinkRegistration and recognition : documenting the person in world history / edited by Keith Breckenridge and Simon Szreter.
Imprint Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2012.
Description xx, 532 p. :  ill. ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Series ( Proceedings of the British Academy ; ; 182 )
Series ( Proceedings of the British Academy ; 182.)
Gen. Note Proceedings of a workshop held September 7-10, 2010, in St John’s College, Cambridge.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: Editors’ introduction: Recognition and registration : the infrastructure of personhood in world history / Simon Szreter and Keith Breckenridge -- Household registration, property rights, and social obligations in Imperial China : principles and practices / Richard von Glahn -- Registration of identities in early modern English parishes and amongst the English overseas / Simon Szreter -- Too much information? Too little coordination? : (civil) registation in nineteenth-century Germany / Andreas Fahrmeir -- Japan’s civil registration systems before and after the Meiji restoration / Osamu Saito and Masahiro Sato -- Civil status and identification in nineteenth-century France : a matter of state control? / Paul-Andr√© Rosental -- Identity registration in the classical Mediterranean world / Rebecca Flemming -- Naming, identifying and authorizing movement in early modern Spain and Spanish America / Tamar Herzog -- 
Contents: Establishing and registering identity in the Dutch Republic / Henk Looijesteijn and Marco H.D. van Leeuwen -- The identity thieves of the Indian Ocean : forgery, fraud and the origins of South African immigration control, 1890s-1920s / Andrew MacDonald -- Parish baptism registers, vital registration and fixing identities in Uganda / Shane Doyle -- Identity registration in India during and after the Raj / Ravindran Gopinath -- Monitoring the abolition of the international slave trade : slave registration in the British Caribbean / Stanley L. Engerman -- Birth of the "secular" individual : medical and legal methods of identification in nineteenth-century Egypt / Khaled Fahmy -- No will to know : the rise and fall of African civil registration in twentieth-century South Africa / Keith Breckenridge -- Voting, welfare and registration : the strange fate of the √Čtat-Civil in French Africa, 1945-1960 / Frederick Cooper -- 
Contents: Uruguay’s child rights approach to health : what role for civil registration? / Anne-Emanuelle Birn -- Birth registration and the promotion of children’s rights in the interwar years : the Save the Children International Union’s Conference on the African Child, and Herbert Hoover’s American Child Health Association / Dominique Marshall -- Children, citizenship and child support : the Child Support Grant in post-apartheid South Africa / Francie Lund -- What comes after the social? Historicizing the future of social assistance and identity registration in Africa / James Ferguson.
Subject LinkRecording and registration -- History.
LinkRegisters of births, etc. -- History.
Add.Author LinkBreckenridge, Keith Derek, editor.
LinkSzreter, Simon, editor.
Add.Author LinkBritish Academy.

System Number 000662178
ISBN Link9780197265314 (hbk.)
Link0197265316 (hbk.)

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