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Flagships of Imperialism: The P&O Company and the Politics of Empire From Its Origins to 1867

Freda Harcourt and Sarah Palmer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073939
eISBN:
9781781700761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073939.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book is a study on the history of the P&O shipping company, paying due attention to the context of nineteenth-century imperial politics that so significantly shaped the company's development. ... More


From Cane to Candy: The Racial Geography of New Mass Markets for Candy in the 1920s

April Merleaux

in Sugar and Civilization: American Empire and the Cultural Politics of Sweetness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622514
eISBN:
9781469622538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622514.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the emergence of a mass market for inexpensive sweets during the 1920s that catered mostly to working-and middle-class consumers. It examines the role played by government ... More


Economic Growth in Spanish America in the Hapsburg Period

in The Economic Aspects of Spanish Imperialism in America, 1492–1810

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235521
eISBN:
9781846313011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313011.007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines economic growth in Spanish America under the Hapsburg empire, as reflected by the development of mining, agriculture, and industry within the region. It shows how Spanish ... More


Commerce and Craft

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Columbus's Outpost among the Tainos: Spain and America at La Isabela, 1493-1498

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090406
eISBN:
9780300133899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090406.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter presents the range of crafts and industries practiced in the colony, as can be gathered from La Isabela's archaeological remains. Documentary accounts are vague about these crafts and ... More


Deepening Globalization and the Unmaking of the Postcolonial Order, 1990–1997

Tennyson S. D. Joseph

in Decolonization in St. Lucia: Politics and Global Neoliberalism, 1945-2010

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031175
eISBN:
9781617031182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031175.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the period from 1990–1997, which witnessed a heightened process of neoliberal adjustment in global trade that destroyed the banana industry and transformed the domestic ... More


From dead end to new lease of life: development in South-Eastern Tanganyika from the late 1930s to the 1950s

Juhani Koponen

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Koponen examines the changing ideas and practices of development in Tanganyika from the late 1930s to the 1950s. These ideas and practices are indicative of wider shifts and trends operating ... More


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