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Prof. D. M. Pomfret
Prof. David M. Pomfret

BA, PhD Nottingham

 

Scholarly Books and Monographs 

     

  1. Youth in the Age of Empire, edited volume under contract with Bloomsbury as part of the six-volume series The Cultural History of Youth.
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  3. Imperial Rejuvenations: How Mobile Youth Shaped Modern Empires, under preparation.
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  5. Youth and Empire: Trans-colonial Childhoods in British and French Asia (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2015) ISBN: 9780804795173.
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  7. Transnational Histories of Youth in the Twentieth Century co-edited with Professor Richard Ivan Jobs (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) ISBN: 9781137469892.
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  9. Diasporic Chineseness after the Rise of China: Community, Culture and Communication, co-edited with Kam Louie and Julia Kuehn (University of British Columbia Press, 2013) ISBN13: 9780774825917; ISBN10: 0774824591X.
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  11. Imperial Contagions: Medicine and Cultures of Planning in Asia, 1880-1949, with Robert S. Peckham (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2013) ISBN: 978-988-8139-12-5 (hardback) ISBN 978-988-8139-52-1 (paperback).
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  13. Young People and the European City: Age Relations in Nottingham and Saint-Etienne, 1890-1940 (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2004) ISBN: 0754609308.

 

 

Journal Articles

 

  1. "Empires of Emotion: Childhood, Leprosy and Imperial Danger," under review.
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  3. "Closer to God: Child Death in Historical Perspective," Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth 8, 3 (2015): 353-77.
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  5. "Eric T. Jennings, Imperial Heights: Dalat and the Making and Undoing of French Indochina," H-France Forum, 7, 3 (Summer 2012).
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  7. "'Raising Eurasia': Race, Class and Age in Hong Kong and Indochina," Comparative Studies in Society and History [Cambridge University Press] 51, 2 (2009): 314-343. ISSN 0010-4175 Impact Factor 0.636, 5-year Impact Factor 0.916.
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  9. "'Child Slavery' in French and British Far-Eastern Colonies, 1880-1945" Past and Present [Oxford University Press] 201, 1 (November 2008): 175-213 ([Oxford University Press]. ISSN 0031- 2746, Impact Factor 0.395; 5-year Impact Factor 0.507.
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  11. "Editorial," Planning Perspectives 23, 4 (October 2008), 521-522. ISSN 0266-5433, Impact Factor 0.356.
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  13. "'A Muse for the Masses'": Gender, Age and Nation in France, Fin de Siecle," American Historical Review [American Historical Association] 109, 5 (2004): 1439-1475. ISSN 0002-8762 Impact Factor 1.293; 5-year Impact Factor 1.463.
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  15. "Representations of Adolescence in the Modern City: Voluntary Provision and Work in Nottingham and Saint-Etienne, 1890-1914," Journal of Family History [Sage] 26, no. 4 (October 2001): 455-479. ISSN 0363-1990 Impact Factor 0.250; 5-year Impact Factor 0.375.
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  17. "The 'City of Evil' and the 'Great Outdoors': The Modern Health Movement and the Urban Young, 1918-1940," Urban History [Cambridge University Press] (2001). Winner of Dyos Prize for Best Article.

 

 

Chapters in Edited Volumes

 

  1. "'No Day without a Deed to Crown It': Childhood, Empire, and the Ministering Children’s League," in Meeting Place ed. Elizabeth Sinn and Christopher Munn (Hong Kong: HKUP, 2018), forthcoming.
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  3. "Introduction: The Transnationality of Youth," (with Richard Ivan Jobs) in Transnational Histories of Youth in the Twentieth Century ed. Richard Ivan Jobs and David M. Pomfret (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), 1-22.
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  5. "Colonial Circulations: Vietnamese Youth, Travel and Empire, 1919-1940," in Transnational Histories of Youth in the Twentieth Century ed. Richard Ivan Jobs and David M. Pomfret (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), 115-43.
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  7. "China Rising: A View and Review of China’s Diasporas since the 1980s" joint-authored with Kam Louie and Julia Kuehn in Julia Kuehn, Kam Louie and David M. Pomfret, Diasporic Chineseness after the Rise of China: Community, Culture and Communication with Kam Louie and Julia Kuehn (University of British Columbia Press, 2014), p. 1-16 ISBN13: 9780774825917; ISBN10: 0774824591X.
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  9. "Beyond Risk of Contagion: Childhood, Hill Stations and Planning in British and French Colonial Cities," in Robert S. Peckham and David M. Pomfret, Imperial Contagions: Medicine and Cultures of Planning in Asia, 1880-1949 (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2013), p. 81-104 ISBN: 978-988-8139-12-5 (hardback) ISBN 978-988-8139-52-1.
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  11. "Medicine, Hygiene and the Re-ordering of Empire," joint-authored with Robert S. Peckham in Robert S. Peckham and David M. Pomfret, Imperial Contagions: Medicine and Cultures of Planning in Asia, 1880-1949 (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2013), p. 1-16. ISBN: 978-988-8139-12-5 (hardback) ISBN 978-988-8139-52-1.
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  13. "World Contexts," A Cultural History of Childhood and Family, vol 5, the Age of Empire ed. Colin Heywood (Oxford: Berg, 2010), p. 189-211. ISBN1845208269.
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  15. "Clara Haslewood and the Children of Empire: Colonial Policy, International Relations and 'Child Slavery' in Hong Kong," in Bonds across Borders: Women, China and International Relations in the Modern World ed. Priscilla Roberts and He Peiqun (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007), p. 193-200. ISBN 1-84718-280-1.
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  17. "'Lionised and Toothless': Young People and Urban Politics in England and France, 1918-1940" in European Cities, Youth and the Public Sphere in the Twentieth Century ed. Axel Schildt and Detlef Siegfried (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005), p. 27-42. ISBN 0754651738.
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  19. "Adolescence dans le contexte culturel de la ville," in Lorsque l'enfant grandit: Entre dépendance et autonomie. ed. Jean-Pierre Bardet, Jean-Noel Luc, Isabelle Robin-Romero, and Catherine Rollet (Paris: Presses de l'Universite de Paris Sorbonne, 2003), p. 269-280. ISBN 2840502240.