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Pastoral places

Lindsay Proudfoot and Dianne Hall

in Imperial Spaces: Placing the Irish and Scots in Colonial Australia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078378
eISBN:
9781781702895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078378.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter investigates the four narratives of place which exemplify the complex and ambiguous environmental, racial, social and ethnic semiotics that inflected the pastoral cartographies created ... More


Sites of faith and memory

Lindsay Proudfoot and Dianne Hall

in Imperial Spaces: Placing the Irish and Scots in Colonial Australia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078378
eISBN:
9781781702895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078378.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter investigates the ways in which Irish and Scots place identities were mediated through discursive religious practice. It also addresses the nature of the religious networks which linked ... More


The Medieval Enclave: Landscape, Town, and Buildings

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/9780300090406.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the rescue archaeology program by Jose Cruxent, and how he took steps beforehand to define the larger cultural landscape of the settlement. Based on earlier research trips to ... More


Visualizing American Empire: Orientalism and Imperialism in the Philippines

David Brody

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226075334
eISBN:
9780226075303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075303.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In 1899 an American could open a newspaper and find outrageous images, such as an American soldier being injected with leprosy by Filipino insurgents. These kinds of hyperbolic accounts, this book ... More


“On the Spot”: Traveling Artists and the Iconographic Inventory of the World, 1769–1859

Claudio Greppi

in Tropical Visions in an Age of Empire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226164717
eISBN:
9780226164700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226164700.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter deals with the work of a succession of traveling artists, from William Hodges, who accompanied James Cook on his second voyage and subsequently worked in India, to Thomas Ender, who ... More


“The Struggle for Luxuriance”: William Burchell Collects Tropical Nature

Luciana Martins and Felix Driver

in Tropical Visions in an Age of Empire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226164717
eISBN:
9780226164700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226164700.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on Burchell's attempt to capture the pattern of a tropical nature—not only in his collections of natural objects such as plants and animals but also in his creation of proxy ... More


Dominica and Tahiti: Tropical Islands Compared

Peter Hulme

in Tropical Visions in an Age of Empire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226164717
eISBN:
9780226164700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226164700.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses how the space of the tropics was constructed as a space of comparison and circulation, using the examples of two very different islands: Dominica and Tahiti. This chapter ... More


Envisioning the Tropics: Joseph Hooker in India and the Himalayas, 1848–1850

David Arnold

in Tropical Visions in an Age of Empire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226164717
eISBN:
9780226164700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226164700.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses Joseph Hooker's journey to India in 1848 and the extent to which it was initially inspired and subsequently described in terms of a conventional repertoire of tropical views. ... More


A More Pleasing Prospect

Paul Carter

in The Road to Botany Bay: An Exploration of Landscape and History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669974
eISBN:
9781452946900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669974.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the various meanings of the picturesque and how these influenced site choice and settlement in Australia. The picturesque has nothing to do with whether or not the revealed ... More


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