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Civilizing the Crags: Urban Adventurers Modernize the Mountains

Tait Keller

in Apostles of the Alps: Mountaineering and Nation Building in Germany and Austria, 1860-1939

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625034
eISBN:
9781469625058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625034.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter analyzes the structural changes to the Eastern Alps, with a focus on economic and environmental transformations in the late-nineteenth century. These developments related to larger ... More


Bustamante, Unionism, and the Politics of Performance

Colin A. Palmer

in Freedom's Children: The 1938 Labor Rebellion and the Birth of Modern Jamaica

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469611693
eISBN:
9781469615301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611693.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses how labor unions made a late appearance in Jamaica. Unions are generally recognized as successors to the craft guilds of medieval Europe, emerging in the wake of the Industrial ... More


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