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The Membership

G. L’E Turner

in Discussing Chemistry and Steam: The Minutes of a Coffee House Philosophical Society 1780-1787

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198515302
eISBN:
9780191705694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515302.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter contains biographical sketches of the members, together with a record of attendance and non-attendance at the meetings, and brief commentary. The men who met at the Chapter Coffee House, ... More


Peasant Uprisings and Fictional Strategies

RUMINA SETHI

in Myths of the Nation: National Identity and Literary Representation

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183396
eISBN:
9780191674020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183396.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter moves from a comparative analysis of ideological positions to the consideration of historical political action. More specifically, the translation of historical events into the narrative ... More


Milieus for Discourse and Deliberation

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter breaks new ground in showing how early chambers were intimately involved in commercial coffee house, exchanges and other initiatives to providing meeting places and drop-in facilities ... More


Tea and Empire: James Taylor in Victorian Ceylon

Angela McCarthy and T. M. Devine

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526119056
eISBN:
9781526128201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119056.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book examines the remarkable life story of James Taylor, renowned as ‘the father of the Ceylon tea enterprise’. Published in 2017, the 150th anniversary of Ceylon tea, the book documents ... More


Introduction

T. H. Levere

in Discussing Chemistry and Steam: The Minutes of a Coffee House Philosophical Society 1780-1787

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198515302
eISBN:
9780191705694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515302.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter discusses the origins of the Coffee House Philosophical Society, a group of chemists, medical practitioners, political radicals, philosophical clergymen, industrialists, and instrument ... More


The Minutes of the Society, 1780–1787

T.H. Levere and G.L'E. Turner

in Discussing Chemistry and Steam: The Minutes of a Coffee House Philosophical Society 1780-1787

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198515302
eISBN:
9780191705694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515302.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter details the minutes of the Society in their meetings from 1780 to 1787. It contains a list of the members of the Chapter Coffee House Society, with their corresponding addresses. The ... More


The ‘post-medieval’ Islamic world

Marcus Milwright

in An Introduction to Islamic Archaeology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623105
eISBN:
9780748671298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623105.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

This chapter assesses the archaeological evidence from the fifteenth to the early twentieth centuries, focusing upon the political, economic, and social changes occurring within the Islamic world. ... More


The Mochaccino Market: Coffee, Sugar, and Cocoa

Kara Newman

in The Secret Financial Life of Food: From Commodities Markets to Supermarkets

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156714
eISBN:
9780231527347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156714.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter reviews the history of commodity exchanges trading coffee, sugar, and cocoa. Much of the earliest trading of coffee (and other commodities) took place in coffeehouses. It is impossible ... More


The rise and fall of ‘King Coffee’

Angela McCarthy and T.M. Devine

in Tea and Empire: James Taylor in Victorian Ceylon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526119056
eISBN:
9781526128201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119056.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

James Taylor’s eventual fame undeniably came from his achievements as a tea planter. Yet, for several years, cultivating coffee, the main enterprise in Ceylon during his early years on the island, ... More


The Politics of Lifestyle

Zhou Xuelin

in Young Rebels in Contemporary Chinese Cinema

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098497
eISBN:
9789882207707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098497.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at the impact of China 's reform programme on Chinese youth 's lifestyle in the 1980s by examining some young-rebel films made over the same period of time. These films include ... More


An Enterprising Faith

Joe Carlen

in A Brief History of Entrepreneurship: The Pioneers, Profiteers, and Racketeers Who Shaped Our World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231173049
eISBN:
9780231542814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173049.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

It is common knowledge that, as Europe slid into its Dark Ages, the Islamic world expanded rapidly and enjoyed several centuries of military, commercial, and intellectual dominance. However, the ... More


Use of Tobacco, Coffee, Hemp, Opium, Etc.

Edward William Lane and Jason Thompson

in An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774165603
eISBN:
9781617975516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165603.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter posits that the ban on alcohol has caused a dependence on other addictive or intoxicating substances for enjoyment. It points to the widespread use of the tobacco pipe, weighing up its ... More


Domestic Life

Edward William Lane and Jason Thompson

in An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774165603
eISBN:
9781617975516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165603.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the hierarchies within families of the upper classes and middle classes, the appellations used for different members of households, different types of servants and slaves and ... More


The Plantation Mode of Production

James A. Delle

in Modes of Production and Archaeology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054308
eISBN:
9780813053035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054308.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The use of enslaved labour has long produced a conundrum in the analysis of the Capitalist Mode of Production. By considering the incorporation of slavery into a distinct colonial variant of ... More


Coffee for Justice

Susan C. Jackles, Charles F. Jackles, Carlos Vallejos, and Michael Marsolek

in Transforming Ourselves, Transforming the World: Justice in Jesuit Higher Education

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254309
eISBN:
9780823260874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254309.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes how four academic scientists and engineers have joined on a journey with over one-hundred coffee farming families in Nicaragua as they strive to escape the economics of the ... More


A Historic Derby Triumph and a Wager That Changed History

James C. Nicholson

in Never Say Die: A Kentucky Colt, the Epsom Derby, and the Rise of the Modern Thoroughbred Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141671
eISBN:
9780813142470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141671.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The first chapter provides a brief history of the Derby Stakes and racing at Epsom in Surrey, England. It then describes the historical significance of a bet placed on the 1954 Derby winner, Never ... More


‘My Heart Beat for the Wilderness’: Isobel Wylie Hutchison, Jenny Gilbertson, Margaret Tait and Other Twentieth-Century Scottish Women Filmmakers

Sarah Neely

in Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748694174
eISBN:
9781474408561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694174.003.0024
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter Sarah Neely explores the works of three Scottish women filmmakers who made films in the Arctic. These women are part of a largely unwritten history of the cinema: it was rare enough ... More


L.A.–Paris–New York: The Parameters of Literary Production at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century

Rei Magosaki

in Tricksters and Cosmopolitans: Cross-Cultural Collaborations in Asian American Literary Production

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271306
eISBN:
9780823271351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271306.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter addresses new political contours of cross-cultural collaboration set against the changing publishing industry under globalization. The chapter discusses new critiques of globalization in ... More


Too Much Commerce Man? shannon Wheeler and the Ironies of the “Rebel Cell”

James Lyons

in The Rise of the American Comics Artist: Creators and Contexts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737929
eISBN:
9781604737936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737929.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines how the cultural currency of nonconformity that alternative comics profess might reap the very financial rewards they mock. It cites Shannon Wheeler’s Too Much Coffee Man as an ... More


The United States and the Contraband Slave Trade to Brazil, 1831–1856

Leonardo Marques

in The United States and the Transatlantic Slave Trade to the Americas, 1776-1867

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300212419
eISBN:
9780300224733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212419.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Chapter 5 discusses the forms of U.S. participation in the transatlantic slave trade to Brazil during the illegal era. It shows how Portuguese and Brazilian slave traders employed multiple U.S. ... More


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