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Colonialism, Inequality, and Long-Run Paths of Development

Stanley L. Engerman and Kenneth L. Sokoloff

in Understanding Poverty

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305197
eISBN:
9780199783519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305191.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay explores the hypothesis that extreme differences in inequality across European colonies in the Americas gave rise to systematic differences in the ways institutions evolved, and in turn, ... More


A Marriage Made in America: Trent and the Baroque

Anthony M. Stevens-Arroyo

in From Trent to Vatican II: Historical and Theological Investigations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178067
eISBN:
9780199784905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178068.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the impact of Trent in Latin America, post-Tridentine thinking about American Catholicism, and the Catholic baroque. Trent's decrees assumed a new function as the blueprints for ... More


Power Multiplied or Power Restrained? the United States and Multilateral Institutions in the Americas

Hal Klepak

in US Hegemony and International Organizations: The United States and Multilateral Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199261437
eISBN:
9780191599309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261431.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The central argument is that US power, once established as predominant in the hemisphere, has been nothing short of decisive in the founding, nature, and functioning of the regional multilateral ... More


Ethnic and Cultural Pluralism in the Colonial Social Order

R. D. Grillo

in Pluralism and the Politics of Difference: State, Culture, and Ethnicity in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294269
eISBN:
9780191599378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294263.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The colonial state represented a new type of polity, which emerged from the sixteenth century onwards. Colonial states, such as Spain, in the Americas, and Britain and France in Africa, differed ... More


Irregular Migration

Franck Düvell

in Global Migration Governance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600458
eISBN:
9780191723544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600458.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Since the 1990s, there has been an emerging discourse on ‘irregular migration’, amid political concern to limit ‘unwanted migration’ to the developed world. Although there has been limited formalized ... More


The Growth of the Hajj: Global and Regional Trends

Robert R. Bianchi

in Guests of God: Pilgrimage and Politics in the Islamic World

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195171075
eISBN:
9780199835102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195171071.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Geographically and culturally, today’s hajj is nearly universal. The highest rates of hajj activity are still in countries closest to Mecca, but air travel allows Muslims throughout Asia, Africa, ... More


Race, Nation, and Religion in the Americas

Henry Goldschmidt and Elizabeth McAlister (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195149180
eISBN:
9780199835386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149181.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The pioneering essays collected in this volume bring critical new perspectives to the interdisciplinary study of racial, national, and religious identities. The authors draw on original research in ... More


Introduction

Edward Dallam Melillo

in Strangers On Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206623
eISBN:
9780300216486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206623.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book explores the environmental and social displacements, exchanges, and influences that once connected Chile and ... More


Introduction: Race, Nation, and Religion

Henry Goldschmidt

in Race, Nation, and Religion in the Americas

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195149180
eISBN:
9780199835386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149181.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The introduction to the collection offers a theoretical overview of the relationships among race, nation, and religion as categories of collective identity formation. It argues, in brief, that these ... More


The Cosmic Race and a Heap of Broken Images: Mexico's Classical Past and the Modern Creole Imagination

Andrew Laird

in Classics and National Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199212989
eISBN:
9780191594205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212989.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The chapter begins with a brief discussion of the ideological role of classical learning in New Spain, from the conquest until the end of the colonial period: creole historians laid claim to the ... More


Mammalian Diversification: From Chromosomes to Phylogeography

Eileen Lacey (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098534
eISBN:
9780520916098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098534.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This book combines a series of research papers with more informal recollections of James L. Patton, who served as Curator of Mammals in the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and as Professor of ... More


Becoming American in Liberia and in the United States, 1820–1830

James Sidbury

in Becoming African in America: Race and Nation in the Early Black Atlantic, 1760-1830

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195320107
eISBN:
9780199789009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320107.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter traces the demise in black discourse on African identity through the 1820s. As black American antislavery activists became increasingly convinced that the ACS served slaveholders' ... More


Literature, Travel, and Colonial Writing in the English Renaissance 1545–1625

Andrew Hadfield

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199233656
eISBN:
9780191696626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233656.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

What was the purpose of representing foreign lands for writers in the English Renaissance? This book argues that writers often used their works as vehicles to reflect on the state of contemporary ... More


In Service of Two Masters: The Missionaries of Ocopa, Indigenous Resistance, and Spanish Governance in Bourbon Peru

Cameron D. Jones

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604315
eISBN:
9781503608382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604315.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

By the early 1700s, the vast scale of Spanish empire led crown authorities to rely on local institutions to carry out their political agenda, including religious orders like the Franciscan mission of ... More


‘What is the matter with yowe Christen men?’: English Colonial Literature, 1555–1625

Andrew Hadfield

in Literature, Travel, and Colonial Writing in the English Renaissance 1545–1625

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199233656
eISBN:
9780191696626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233656.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter demonstrates the ways in which various forms of colonial literature—from the reign of Mary to that of James I—were forced to reflect upon the enterprises they were encouraging, and to ... More


The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

P. J. Marshall and Alaine Low (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is volume II of a series detailing the history of the British Empire and it examines the history of British worldwide expansion from the Glorious Revolution of 1689 to the end of the ... More


The Americanist Cervantes

Diana de Armas Wilson

in Cervantes, the Novel, and the New World

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160052
eISBN:
9780191673764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160052.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter surveys the role of the New World, from 1492 to 1616, in both Cervantes's writing projects and his personal history. His novels respond to the events precipitated by Spain's ultramarine ... More


The Struggle for Legitimacy and the Image of Empire in the Atlantic to c.1700

Anthony Pagden

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume I: The Origins of Empire: British Overseas Enterprise to the Close of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205623
eISBN:
9780191676703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205623.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

A new image of empire changed the kind of enterprise the English, and subsequently the British, Empire was to become. It also meant that English relations with, and attitudes towards, the aboriginal ... More


Working the Diaspora: The Impact of African Labor on the Anglo-American World, 1650-1850

Frederick C. Knight

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748183
eISBN:
9780814749128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748183.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

From the sixteenth to early nineteenth centuries, four times more Africans than Europeans crossed the Atlantic Ocean to the Americas. While this forced migration stripped slaves of their liberty, it ... More


Inseparable Connections: Trade, Economy, Fiscal State, and the Expansion of Empire, 1688–1815

Patrick K. O’ Brien

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides a discussion on trade, economy, the fiscal state, and the expansion of the British Empire from the late 16th century to the early 18th century. In particular, it explores the ... More


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