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Veils, Harems, and the Mission to Civilize

Sahar Amer

in What Is Veiling?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617756
eISBN:
9781469619804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617756.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter looks at veiling during the nineteenth century, a period that saw European imperial powers make incursions into and take control over much of the Middle East. It examines how European ... More


Chimurenga: The Transient Workspace of Self-Liberation

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

in Transient Workspaces: Technologies of Everyday Innovation in Zimbabwe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027243
eISBN:
9780262326155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027243.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines the response of Africans to the criminalization of poaching in the wake of emerging wildlife conservation regimes during the colonial period. More specifically, it considers how ... More


“The House I Live in…a Language which Barks and Scorns at Me behind Every Corner”

Simon Lewis

in British and African Literature in Transnational Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036021
eISBN:
9780813038636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036021.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores Abdulrazak Gurnah's works. The European colonizer/African colonized discourse is explicitly complicated in Zanzibar, the birth place of Gurnah, by a set of circumstances which ... More


The Professoriate of the Hunt and the Tsetse Fly

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

in Transient Workspaces: Technologies of Everyday Innovation in Zimbabwe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027243
eISBN:
9780262326155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027243.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines how European colonizers under siege from the deadly tsetse fly in Africa turned to the professoriate of the hunt in the absence of any remedies of their own. Until the ... More


The Colonization of Antislavery and the Americanization of Empires: The Labor of Autonomy and the Labor of Subordination in Togo and the United States

Andrew Zimmerman

in Making the Empire Work: Labor and United States Imperialism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479871254
eISBN:
9781479822843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479871254.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses the agricultural development program to transform Togolese cotton growing from a small economic sector that supported local spinning and weaving into a large monocropping ... More


Tsetse Invasions

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

in Transient Workspaces: Technologies of Everyday Innovation in Zimbabwe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027243
eISBN:
9780262326155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027243.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines how European colonizers under siege from the deadly tsetse fly deferred to African hunters in the absence of any remedies of their own. It considers the disruptive role of ... More


Transient Workspaces: Technologies of Everyday Innovation in Zimbabwe

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027243
eISBN:
9780262326155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027243.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This book views technology in Africa from an African perspective. Technology does not always originate in the laboratory in a Western-style building but also in the society in the forest, in the crop ... More


Introduction: “Master … eated me when I was meat”

Vincent Woodard

in The Delectable Negro: Human Consumption and Homoeroticism within US Slave Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794616
eISBN:
9781479815807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794616.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter briefly explores the transatlantic origins of black consumption, tracing it back to the first contact between European colonizers and coastal Africans. By the early ... More


Introduction

Christopher Taylor

in The Black Carib Wars: Freedom, Survival, and the Making of the Garifuna

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033100
eISBN:
9781617033117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033100.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter briefly discusses the history of the Garifuna people. In colonial times the Garifuna were known as Black Caribs, a name that represents their mixed African/Amerindian ... More


Settlements, Territories, and Trade

Alastair Couper

in Sailors and Traders: A Maritime History of the Pacific Peoples

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832391
eISBN:
9780824869946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832391.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the period of the first arrival of the European colonizers in the Pacific Islands and their impact on maritime trade. Drawing on the journals of Captain James Cook and others ... More


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