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From Siberia's Frontier to Russia's Colony

Ilya Vinkovetsky

in Russian America: An Overseas Colony of a Continental Empire, 1804-1867

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195391282
eISBN:
9780199894369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391282.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter analyzes the effects of Russia's circumnavigation voyages on representations of the indigenous peoples of Russian Alaska and on the practices of colonialism. Russian circumnavigation ... More


. The Politics of Bushman Representations

Pippa Skotnes

in Images and Empires: Visuality in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229488
eISBN:
9780520927292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229488.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the political aspects of the visual representations of South African Bushmen. It describes three episodes in the history of these visual representations. These are the creation ... More


The First Rule of Fight Club

Jocelyn Olcott

in International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780195327687
eISBN:
9780199344833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195327687.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History, American History: 20th Century

Although the NGO tribune had been fashioned as the free-wheeling counterpart to the more protocol-bound intergovernmental conference, it did have one rule: no one was authorized to represent the ... More


Chaos in the Tribune

Jocelyn Olcott

in International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780195327687
eISBN:
9780199344833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195327687.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History, American History: 20th Century

As the IWY events neared their conclusion, chaos erupted in the NGO tribune when participants learned that the group representing the United Women of the Tribune, led by Betty Friedan, had attempted ... More


Midnight's Refugees? Partition and its Aftermath in India and Pakistan

Peter Gatrell

in The Making of the Modern Refugee

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674169
eISBN:
9780191752162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674169.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

The relationship between state formation and population displacement emerges clearly in South Asia, where Partition created two new states, India and Pakistan in 1947 and where Bangladesh arose out ... More


Conclusion: Refugees and their History

Peter Gatrell

in The Making of the Modern Refugee

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674169
eISBN:
9780191752162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674169.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

The conclusion argues that refugees belong to the mainstream of history rather than the margins. Wars, revolutions and state-building take on fresh meaning when examined through the prism of ... More


“Betty Friedan versus the Third World”

Jocelyn Olcott

in International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780195327687
eISBN:
9780199344833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195327687.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter centers on US feminists’ objections to the fact that a man, Mexican Attorney General Pedro Ojeda Paullada, presided over the IWY intergovernmental conference. Those more familiar with UN ... More


“This Is an Illegitimate Delegation”

Jocelyn Olcott

in International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780195327687
eISBN:
9780199344833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195327687.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on a protest at the US embassy in which women of color, particularly Wynta Boynes of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and Esther Urista of La Raza Unida, protested that the ... More


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