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Angola

Ana Catarina Clemente‐Kersten

in Elections in Africa: A Data Handbook

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296454
eISBN:
9780191600036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296452.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

This chapter on elections and electoral systems in Angola follows the same format as all the other country chapters in the book. The first section is introductory and contains a historical overview, ... More


Mulattos in Brazil and Angola: A Comparative Approach, from the Seventeenth to the Twenty-First Century

LUIZ FELIPE DE ALENCASTRO

in Racism and Ethnic Relations in the Portuguese-Speaking World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265246
eISBN:
9780191754197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265246.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Portuguese enclaves in Brazil and Angola maintained bilateral trade and cultural exchanges from the sixteenth to the middle of the nineteenth century. While in Brazil the growth of the mulatto ... More


Buddy Bolden's Legend

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0026
Subject:
Music, Popular

Charles “Buddy” Bolden was born around 1878 and died in 1931, but the last twenty-four years of his life were passed in the Louisiana State Hospital in Angola. There is at least one existing photo of ... More


The Kongo, Warri, Mutapa, and the Portuguese

Adrian Hastings

in The Church in Africa, 1450-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263999
eISBN:
9780191600623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263996.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Covers the Christian crusades of the Portuguese in Africa in the fifteenth, sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries. The section on the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries has subsections ... More


Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola

Jon Schubert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713699
eISBN:
9781501709692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713699.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Offering the first long-term ethnographic study of Angola since the end of its decades-long internal conflict, this book offers an empirically and analytically innovative perspective that balances ... More


The Angola Horror: The 1867 Train Wreck That Shocked the Nation and Transformed American Railroads

Charity Vogel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449086
eISBN:
9780801469763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449086.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

On December 18, 1867, an eastbound New York Express train derailed as it approached the high truss bridge over Big Sister Creek, just east of the small settlement of Angola, New York. The last two ... More


From Conflict to Recovery?

Tony Addison

in From Conflict to Recovery in Africa

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261031
eISBN:
9780191698712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261031.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on five conflict-affected countries in Africa: Angola, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, and Mozambique. It discusses their history and political and economic transitions and ... More


From Humanitarian Assistance to Poverty Reduction in Angola

MÁrio Adauta De sousa, Tony Addison, BjÖrn Ekman, and Åsa Stenman

in From Conflict to Recovery in Africa

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261031
eISBN:
9780191698712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261031.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses how to focus public policy on poverty reduction during wartime and in peace. It begins by discussing poverty and income inequality in Angola. It then discusses the need for ... More


Angola’s Incomplete Transition

Renato Aguilar

in From Conflict to Recovery in Africa

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261031
eISBN:
9780191698712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261031.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on Angola's difficulties in achieving macroeconomic stability and economic liberalization. It begins with a brief overview of Angola's economy and the country's economic ... More


The Worst Hour: Angola and East Timor

Jussi Hanhimäki

in The Flawed Architect: Henry Kissinger and American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195172218
eISBN:
9780199849994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172218.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The liaison office chief of the People's Republic of China, Huang Chen, deemed that the collapse of Saigon was a result of a very passive approach of the Americans toward the USSR. Consequently, on ... More


Weak governments in search of strength: Africa's experience of mercenaries and private military companies

Angela McIntyre and Taya Weiss

in From Mercenaries to Market: The Rise and Regulation of Private Military Companies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228485
eISBN:
9780191711435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228485.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Although one of the main concerns with PMCs today is that they constitute a threat to the state's monopoly of violence, the involvement of PMC Executive Outcomes in Sierra Leone and Angola in the ... More


Southern Africa  

SHULA MARKS

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.003.0024
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

For much of the 20th century, British policies in southern Africa have been dominated by calculations about South Africa. The Union, later Republic, of South Africa has occupied a unique position in ... More


The English in Western Africa to 1700

P. E. H. Hair and Robin Law

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/9780198205623.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Like many other parts of the world before 1700, western Africa was linguistically and ethnically fragmented. In consequence, it had multiple polities of varying size, structure, and potential. Down ... More


Repainting the Walls of Lunda: Information Colonialism and Angolan Art

Delinda Collier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816694440
eISBN:
9781452953632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694440.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Repainting the Walls of Lunda tells a story of the publication and dissemination of an anthropology book, Paredes Pintadas da Lunda (Painted Walls of Lunda) (1953), which reproduced images of Chokwe ... More


Breaking

Charity Vogel

in The Angola Horror: The 1867 Train Wreck That Shocked the Nation and Transformed American Railroads

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449086
eISBN:
9780801469763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449086.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter narrates how the New York Express derailed as it neared the Big Sister Creek bridge just east of Angola at 3:11 P.M. The train ran over the frog connected to the main line, and ... More


After the Horror

Charity Vogel

in The Angola Horror: The 1867 Train Wreck That Shocked the Nation and Transformed American Railroads

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449086
eISBN:
9780801469763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449086.003.0019
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This postscript provides an overview of what happened to some of the important figures in the Angola Horror after the tragedy. It begins with John Davison Rockefeller, who went on to become one of ... More


Recognition of Governments in International Law: With Particular Reference to Governments in Exile

Stefan Talmon

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248391
eISBN:
9780191715334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248391.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book studies the recognition of governments in international law. It is based on an analysis of the diplomatic practice of states as well as decisions by national and international courts. It ... More


Reports

Charity Vogel

in The Angola Horror: The 1867 Train Wreck That Shocked the Nation and Transformed American Railroads

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449086
eISBN:
9780801469763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449086.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the first reports of the New York Express disaster at Angola that were carried by different newspapers on December 19 and 20, 1867. Men and women learned about the facts of the ... More


Meanings of ‘Recognition’

Stefan Talmon

in Recognition of Governments in International Law: With Particular Reference to Governments in Exile

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248391
eISBN:
9780191715334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248391.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The confusion which characterizes the subject of recognition of governments is due not so much to the unsettled state of the principles involved as to the nebulous nature of the term ‘recognition’. ... More


Conquests in Africa. Jol's Expedition to São Tomé. Elias Herckmans' Expedition into the Interior.

Caspar van Baerle

in The History of Brazil under the Governorship of Count Johan Maurits of Nassau, 1636–1644

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036649
eISBN:
9780813041599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036649.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The Company began attaching great importance to the capture of Negroes in African countries such as Angola, who would become slaves on sugar mills and mines. In order to protect this financial ... More


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