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The Limits of Taxation and the Politics of Representation

WILLIAM J. ASHWORTH

in Customs and Excise: Trade, Production, and Consumption in England 1640-1845

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259212
eISBN:
9780191717918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259212.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the protests unleashed by the decision of the Earl of Bute, and the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Francis Dashwood, to seek revenue via an Act designed to ... More


Acts of Navigation, 1647–1674

Andrew Lipman

in The Saltwater Frontier: Indians and the Contest for the American Coast

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300207668
eISBN:
9780300216691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207668.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter focuses on the years after the Pequot War and Kieft's War. During this period, villages began rising across the shoreline, some on the exact places where Indian towns had been recently ... More


Harbin to Hanoi: The Colonial Built Environment in Asia, 1840 to 1940

Laura Victoir and Victor Zatsepine (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139415
eISBN:
9789888180721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139415.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Colonial powers in China and northern Vietnam employed the built environment for many purposes: as an expression of imperial aspirations, a manifestation of supremacy, a mission to civilize, a ... More


Crowns and Colonies: European Monarchies and Overseas Empires

Robert Aldrich and Cindy McCreery (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784993153
eISBN:
9781526115096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993153.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Crowns and Coloniesis a set of sixteen original essays by distinguished international scholars that explore the relationship between European monarchies and overseas empires. The essays argue that ... More


From Global Processes to Continental Strategies: The Emergence of British North America to 1783

John G. Reid and Elizabeth Mancke

in Canada and the British Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563746
eISBN:
9780191701900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563746.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter traces the historical developments that led to the emergence of British North America. It suggests British North America started to take shape following the signing of the Treaty of ... More


The Middle Colonies: New Opportunities for Settlement 1660–1700

Ned C. Landsman

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/9780198205623.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Among the principal regions of extensive English settlement in North America during the seventeenth century, that which became the Middle Colonies was the last to experience a concerted effort at ... More


Selling Empire: India in the Making of Britain and America, 1600-1830

Jonathan Eacott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469622309
eISBN:
9781469623153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622309.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Linking four continents over three centuries, Selling Empire demonstrates the centrality of India—both as an idea and a place—to the making of a global British imperial system. This book recasts the ... More


Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Robert Peckham (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Empires of Panic is the first book to explore how panics have been historically produced, defined, and managed across different colonial, imperial, and post-imperial settings—from early ... More


The Anglo-American Caribbean Commission: A Socioeconomic Strategy Designed for Military Security, 1942–1946

Mayra Rosario Urrutia

in Island at War: Puerto Rico in the Crucible of the Second World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628461640
eISBN:
9781626745674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461640.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In this essay Mayra Rosario Urrutia explains how policy toward Puerto Rico became part of a regional approach, not only militarily but also in economic and social policies. During the tumultuous ... More


Empire and the Place of Panic

Alan Lester

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Alan Lester opens the book with an overview of different species of panic produced in different colonial settings of the British Empire. In particular, his interest in “Empire and the Place of Panic” ... More


Slow Burn in China: Factories, Fear, and Fire in Canton

John M. Carroll

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

In Chapter 2 John Carroll argues that considering instances of near panic, missed panic, or panic manqué, may illuminate the conditions needed to produce panic. Carroll is concerned with Western ... More


Epidemic Opportunities: Panic, Quarantines, and the 1851 International Sanitary Conference

João Rangel de Almeida

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

In Chapter 3, João Rangel de Almeida explore the political exploitation of infectious disease “shocks.” More specifically, his focus is on the opportunities furnished by cholera epidemics and the ... More


Health Panics, Migration, and Ecological Exchange in the Aftermath of the 1857 Uprising: India, New Zealand, and Australia

James Beattie

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

In Chapter 4, “Health Panics, Migration, and Ecological Exchange in the Aftermath of the 1857 Uprising: India, New Zealand, and Australia,” James Beattie considers the ways in which two panics ... More


Disease, Rumor, and Panic in India’s Plague and Influenza Epidemics, 1896–1919

David Arnold

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

The severity of a crisis and the magnitude of the panicked reactions it triggers are not always commensurate. This is an insight developed by Arnold in Chapter 5. While the epidemic of bubonic plague ... More


Panic Encabled: Epidemics and the Telegraphic World

Robert Peckham

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

In Chapter 6, “Panic Encabled: Epidemics and the Telegraphic World,” Robert Peckham considers how telegraphy shaped responses to and influenced the management of epidemics in the 1890s, a period that ... More


Don’t Panic! The “Excited and Terrified” Public Mind from Yellow Fever to Bioterrorism

Amy L. Fairchild and David Merritt Johns

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

Fairchild and Johns undertake a theoretical and empirical consideration of mass infectious disease panics in the United States. They argue that contemporary concerns about panic rehearse earlier ... More


Mediating Panic: The Iconography of “New” Infectious Threats, 1936–2009

Nicholas B. King

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 8 examines the iconography of infectious threats from the mid-1930s to the H1N1 pandemic of 2009. Outbreaks of novel infectious diseases, Nicholas King argues, are highly visceral, despite ... More


“The Summit of Civilization”: Nationalisms among the Arabic-Speaking Colonies in Latin America

Steven Hyland

in Immigration and National Identities in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060002
eISBN:
9780813050461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060002.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the various expressions of long-distance nationalism by Arabic-speaking émigrés residing in Latin America during the first half of the twentieth century. In particular, the ... More


Experiments in Colonial Citizenship in Sierra Leone and Liberia

Bronwen Everill

in New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054247
eISBN:
9780813053011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054247.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

Looking at African resettlement in Sierra Leone and Liberia within the context of the Atlantic world and movements like that in Haiti to define citizenship and subjecthood, Everill argues that these ... More


The Fruits of Labor: Boosterist Visions of Republican Renewal and Semi-Tropical Agriculture

Henry Knight

in Tropic of Hopes: California, Florida, and the Selling of American Paradise, 1869-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044811
eISBN:
9780813046396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044811.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes the promotion of semi-tropical agriculture as the basis for new, healthy republican communities in California and Florida. Railroad agents, land owners, and agricultural writers ... More


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