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Concordia Mundi

Zvi Ben‐Dor Benite

in The Ten Lost Tribes: A World History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307337
eISBN:
9780199867868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307337.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the search for the ten tribes in the Americas. It shows how the possibility to find the tribes in the Americas was “there” even before the discovery of the Americas ” through ... More


Introduction

Barbara Arneil

in John Locke and America: The Defence of English Colonialism

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279679
eISBN:
9780191684296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279679.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In his Two Treatises of Government, John Locke considers America to be the beginning of civilisation. It is the role of America and its aboriginal population in Locke's political theory which has ... More


English Colonialism

Barbara Arneil

in John Locke and America: The Defence of English Colonialism

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279679
eISBN:
9780191684296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279679.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

John Locke not only lived in a country on the threshold of establishing a global colonial empire, but, like Hugo Grotius, he was immersed in both the political and the intellectual questions raised ... More


Colonialism: Economic and Ethical Debates

Barbara Arneil

in John Locke and America: The Defence of English Colonialism

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279679
eISBN:
9780191684296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279679.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

John Locke was deeply immersed in the development of actual colonial policy in England, at a time when there was strong opposition to England's activities in America. This opposition was not based on ... More


Carolina: A Colonial Blueprint

Barbara Arneil

in John Locke and America: The Defence of English Colonialism

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279679
eISBN:
9780191684296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279679.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Using documents written and endorsed by John Locke on behalf of the Lords Proprietors of Carolina, this chapter shows that Locke was closely involved in the debates over English colonisation. What ... More


Colonialism: Locke's Theory of Property

Barbara Arneil

in John Locke and America: The Defence of English Colonialism

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279679
eISBN:
9780191684296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279679.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Property lies at the heart of John Locke's Two Treatises of Government. The creation of property and its preservation constitute the foundation of the state of nature and civil society, respectively. ... More


Locke, Jefferson, and the Amerindian

Barbara Arneil

in John Locke and America: The Defence of English Colonialism

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279679
eISBN:
9780191684296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279679.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The extent to which John Locke has influenced the political development of the United States, particularly during the revolutionary period, has been analysed in great depth. While some scholars claim ... More


Conclusion

Barbara Arneil

in John Locke and America: The Defence of English Colonialism

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279679
eISBN:
9780191684296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279679.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The world known as America is, in the Two Treatises of Government, the same world as that inhabited by natural man. John Locke, it is argued, has referred to America only to fulfil an empirical need ... More


Caribbean Religious History: An Introduction

Ennis B. Edmonds and Michelle A. Gonzalez

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722343
eISBN:
9780814722848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722343.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The colonial history of the Caribbean created a context in which many religions, from indigenous to African-based to Christian, intermingled with one another, creating a rich diversity of religious ... More


Entry

Marcello Carmagnani

in The Other West: Latin America from Invasion to Globalization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247987
eISBN:
9780520947511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247987.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

America's entry into the Western world is the result of a process whose first phase is from the discovery by Christopher Columbus in 1942 from 1570. Latin America became Westernized because of its ... More


Introduction

Adam Lifshey

in Specters of Conquest: Indigenous Absence in Transatlantic Literatures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823232383
eISBN:
9780823241187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823232383.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

America was forged by an ongoing production of absence: the lives that disappeared, the societies and ecologies that vanished, the dynamics of disembodiment that were constituent of the Conquest in ... More


Tobacco: The Commodification of the Caribbean and the Origins of Globalization

Guillaume Pigeard de Gurbert

in Caribbean Globalizations, 1492 to the Present Day

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381519
eISBN:
9781781384923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381519.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter uses the case of tobacco to document the history of economic globalization from the early modern period to the present. It recounts how tobacco reached Europe and was introduced by the ... More


The Amaranth Paradigm: Amerindian Indigenous Glocality in the Caribbean

Judith Misrahi-Barak

in Caribbean Globalizations, 1492 to the Present Day

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381519
eISBN:
9781781384923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381519.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the varying uses of amaranth — a broad-leafed plant that can be consumed as a vegetable for its leaves but also produces cereal-like grain — from the pre-European Amerindian ... More


Territorial Rule during the National Front and Its Aftermath, 1958–1978

Jane M. Rausch

in Territorial Rule in Colombia and the Transformation of the Llanos Orientales

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044668
eISBN:
9780813046334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044668.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The Llanos Orientales received preferential treatment during the National Front. The government agency that administrated the National Territories was revitalized, the Intendancy of Meta was elevated ... More


The Contemporary Era, 1978–2010

Jane M. Rausch

in Territorial Rule in Colombia and the Transformation of the Llanos Orientales

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044668
eISBN:
9780813046334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044668.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The demise of the National Front brought a renewal of competitive politics at the national level. Between 1978 and 2010, seven presidents were elected, each of whom had to deal with a massive upsurge ... More


Slave economies

Michael Harrigan

in Frontiers of servitude: Slavery in narratives of the early French Atlantic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122261
eISBN:
9781526136183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122261.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Early modern French commentators saw slavery as a practice that was ubiquitous throughout the world, even threatening in its Islamic forms, and that was intimately associated with captivity. A ... More


Amerindians and Spanish Catholics in Contact

Ennis B. Edmonds and Michelle A. Gonzalez

in Caribbean Religious History: An Introduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722343
eISBN:
9780814722848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722343.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Historical and archaeological evidence suggests that the islands of the Caribbean and the Bahamas have been continuously occupied since 4000 B.C.E. From that time on, repeated waves of migrations ... More


The Military Revolution of Native North America: Firearms, Forts, and Polities

Wayne E. Lee

in Empires and Indigenes: Intercultural Alliance, Imperial Expansion, and Warfare in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753088
eISBN:
9780814765272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753088.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the consequences of introducing new technologies and techniques to Native American warfare and whether their introduction changed their way of war and thereby changed their ... More


Arrivals

Pablo F. Gómez

in Experiential Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630878
eISBN:
9781469630892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630878.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes the larger historical and social context in which Caribbean epistemological transformations concerning the natural world and human bodies transpired. These transformations ... More


“Cleansing the Land”: Dutch-Amerindian Cooperation in the Suppression of the 1763 Slave Rebellion in Dutch Guiana

Marjoleine Kars

in Empires and Indigenes: Intercultural Alliance, Imperial Expansion, and Warfare in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753088
eISBN:
9780814765272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753088.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

In 1763, a slave rebellion erupted in the Dutch colony of Berbice in northern South America. The great majority of the colony's enslaved people were caught up in the rebellion, as either rebels or ... More


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