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America's Hundred Years' War: U.S. Expansion to the Gulf Coast and the Fate of the Seminole, 17631858

William S. Belko (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035253
eISBN:
9780813039121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035253.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Conventional history narratives tell us that in the early years of the Republic, the United States fought three wars against the Seminole Indians and two against the Creeks. However, this book argues ... More


Frustrated Globalism, Compromise Geographies: Designing the United Nations

Neil Smith

in American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the designing and founding of the United Nations. The main problem that U.S. postwar planners faced was how to design a global organization that followed democratic principles ... More


Becoming Diasporic: From Labor Migrants to Political Wanderers, 1905–19

Richard S. Kim

in The Quest for Statehood: Korean Immigrant Nationalism and U.S. Sovereignty, 1905-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195369991
eISBN:
9780199918263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369991.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Asian History

While the search for economic self-sufficiency in Korean immigrant life remained important, Korea’s loss of national sovereignty to Japan between 1905 and 1910 emerged as the single most important ... More


Afterlife: The Uses of Prince Prisdang

Tamara Loos

in Bones Around My Neck: The Life and Exile of a Prince Provocateur

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704635
eISBN:
9781501706172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704635.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the circumstances of Prisdang's afterlife, and how he continues to be harnessed to several causes—international Buddhist diplomacy, monarchism, and democracy. Conservative ... More


British Ceylon and India: The Prince Priest

Tamara Loos

in Bones Around My Neck: The Life and Exile of a Prince Provocateur

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704635
eISBN:
9781501706172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704635.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines Prisdang's exceptionally public life as a monk in Lanka. Over the course of his fifteen years in Lanka, Prisdang founded two free schools for impoverished children, acted as ... More


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