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Navigating African Maritime History

Carina E Ray and Jeremy Rich (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497315
eISBN:
9781786944535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497315.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book is a collection of essays addressing multiple aspects of African maritime history in attempt to counter the lack of academic research that exists in comparison to other nations and ... More


Policing the Seas: Anglo-American Relations and the Equatorial Atlantic, 1819-1865

Mark C. Hunter

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893465
eISBN:
9781786944580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893465.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This journal explores the British and American attempts to suppress both piracy and slavery in the equatorial Atlantic in the period 1816 to 1865. It aims to demonstrate the pivotal role of naval ... More


Habsburg Peru: Images, Imagination and Memory

Peter T. Bradley and David Cahill

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239147
eISBN:
9781846313264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313264
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The reception of the ‘discovery’, conquest, and colonisation of Spanish America spawned a rich imaginative literature. The case studies presented in this book represent two distinct types of ... More


Republic or Empire? Beginning of Politics on the American End and the European

Manfred Henningsen

in Varieties of World-Making: Beyond Globalization

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846310195
eISBN:
9781781380857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314346.002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers a possible inversion of the North American and the European ways of world–making. The US began as a federated republic at a time when Europeans created nation states that often ... More


Ends of French

Yasser Elhariry

in Pacifist Invasions: Arabic, Translation & the Postfrancophone Lyric

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940407
eISBN:
9781786945075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940407.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Pacifist Invasions begins with a short preface that engages the polemics surrounding Michel Houellebecq’s latest novel on Islam and France, Soumission (2015), which hit bookstands nationwide across ... More


Word Over Word

Yasser Elhariry

in Pacifist Invasions: Arabic, Translation & the Postfrancophone Lyric

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940407
eISBN:
9781786945075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940407.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The introduction defines the titular notion of pacifist invasions through two observations by Ferdinand de Saussure. With specific regard to multilinguistic coexistence, local idiom, diglossia, and ... More


Imperial Emotions: Cultural Responses to Myths of Empire in Fin-de-Siecle Spain

Javier Krauel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319761
eISBN:
9781781380963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319761.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Imperial Emotions: Cultural Responses to Myths of Empire in Fin-de-Siècle Spain reconsiders debates about historical memory from the perspective of the theory of emotions. Its main claim is that the ... More


Aliens in the Fourth Dimension

Gwyneth Jones

in Deconstructing the Starships: Science, Fiction and Reality

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853237839
eISBN:
9781786945389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237839.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

‘Aliens in the Fourth Dimension’ was originally read at a conference on Speaking Science Fiction, held at the University of Liverpool in July 1996. It is the last in the ‘Science, Fiction and ... More


American Travel and Empire

David Seed

Susan Castillo (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311802
eISBN:
9781846315084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315084
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this collection, leading scholars in the field examine the interfaces between narratives of travel and of empire. The term ‘American’, used here in the hemispheric sense, and ‘American travel ... More


Edging Towards an Eco-cosmopolitan Vision

Chris Pak

in Terraforming: Ecopolitical Transformations and Environmentalism in Science Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382844
eISBN:
9781786945426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382844.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers works influenced by the convergence of terraforming and the Gaia Hypothesis in the 1970s. It is during the period of the 1980s-1990s that narratives dealing with terraforming ... More


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