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Archaeological Perspectives on the Atlantic Slave Trade: Contrasts in Time and Space in Benin and Guinea

Kenneth G. Kelly

in Slavery in Africa: Archaeology and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264782
eISBN:
9780191754012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264782.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter explores the impacts of the Atlantic slave trade between Africa and the European settlements of the New World on two settings along the West African coast. The Atlantic slave trade ... More


Why Australia Prospered: The Shifting Sources of Economic Growth

Ian W. McLean

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154671
eISBN:
9781400845439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154671.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book is the first comprehensive account of how Australia attained the world's highest living standards within a few decades of European settlement, and how the nation has sustained an enviable ... More


What Is to Be Explained, and How

Ian W. McLean

in Why Australia Prospered: The Shifting Sources of Economic Growth

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154671
eISBN:
9781400845439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154671.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter sets out the evidence of Australia's economic prosperity, covering the entire era of European settlement, and includes comparisons with the performance of other selected countries. ... More


Geography, Demography and Cultural Factors

Jennifer Hay, Margaret Maclagan, and Elizabeth Gordon

in New Zealand English

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625291
eISBN:
9780748651542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625291.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter discusses the geography, demography, and culture of New Zealand; the arrival of the Maori; the arrival of Europeans; the European settlement of New Zealand; the origins of the early ... More


Epilogue

Catherine Clinton and Michele Gillespie

in The Devil's Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112436
eISBN:
9780199854271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112436.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter begins through an assumption that the social constructs of race, sex, and class that are so fundamental to one's understanding of the 19th- and 20th-century South underwent evolution and ... More


The Origins of New Zealand English

Jennifer Hay, Margaret Maclagan, and Elizabeth Gordon

in New Zealand English

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625291
eISBN:
9780748651542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625291.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

The European settlement of New Zealand is usually dated from 1840, which was the year that Maori and Europeans signed the Treaty of Waitangi. New Zealand English (NZE) has, therefore, developed and ... More


Fire Management and Policy Since European Settlement

Scott L. Stephens and Neil G. Sugihara

in Fire in California's Ecosystems

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246058
eISBN:
9780520932272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246058.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter asks how fire management and policies have changed since European settlement. It also describes the activities and events that have had the greatest effect on fire in California, why ... More


Where Five Rivers Meet: The Far Western Waters of Kentucky

Susan P. Hendricks

in Water in Kentucky: Natural History, Communities, and Conservation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168685
eISBN:
9780813169941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168685.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The convergence of five river systems in far western Kentucky significantly influenced the progress of human settlement and activity over the past several thousand years in the area now known as the ... More


The Wrong Side of the Map? The Cartographic Encounters of John Lederer

Martin Brückner

in Early American Cartographies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834695
eISBN:
9781469600802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838723_bruckner.10
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter defines the map as both a practical and ideological apparatus of empire. Since J. B. Harley proclaimed that early colonialist maps served “to prepare the way for European settlement,” it ... More


California Grasslands: Ecology and Management

Mark Stromberg (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252202
eISBN:
9780520933972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252202.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Grasslands are one of California's most important ecosystems in terms of both biodiversity and economic value. Bringing together the large amount of research conducted in recent years on California's ... More


Tree-Falls and Tanbark

David R. Foster (ed.)

in Hemlock: A Forest Giant on the Edge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300179385
eISBN:
9780300186772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179385.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Old-growth forests have one unique, defining historical quality: an absence of direct human disturbance such as logging, grazing, or farm clearing. This chapter focuses on remnant stands of old ... More


Hemlock’s Future in the Context of Its Past

David R. Foster (ed.)

in Hemlock: A Forest Giant on the Edge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300179385
eISBN:
9780300186772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179385.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

The hemlock, a long-lived evergreen tree, suffered the heaviest decline from the landscape destruction following the arrival of Europeans in North America. Since the days of the Civil War, the ... More


Managing the Inevitable

Jay R. Lund, Ellen Hanak, William E. Fleenor, William A. Bennett, Richard E. Howitt, Jeffrey F. Mount, and Peter B. Moyle

in Comparing Futures for the Sacramento - San Joaquin Delta

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520261976
eISBN:
9780520945371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261976.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Before the European settlement, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta was one of California's most dynamic landscapes. Today's Delta is unstable and has significantly changed from its historic condition. It ... More


Mexicans in the United States: A Longer View

Andrew Grant Wood

in Latin American Migrations to the U.S. Heartland: Changing Social Landscapes in Middle America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037665
eISBN:
9780252094927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037665.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter relays in broad terms the long history of European American settlement and subsequent Latin American migration—particularly undertaken by Mexicans—to the U.S. Heartland. It gives ... More


Introduction: New Men: Feminist Histories of Manliness in Early British America

Thomas A. Foster

in New Men: Manliness in Early America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814727805
eISBN:
9780814728475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814727805.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book examines masculinity in British America from European settlement through the Revolutionary era. It argues that ... More


This Is Our Home: Attachment to the Coast

David M. Burley

in Losing Ground: Identity and Land Loss in Coastal Louisiana

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734881
eISBN:
9781621034971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734881.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter explores how deeply attached the Louisiana coastal residents feel to the idea of place. Louisiana started as a European settlement, and over time it changed in a different way to the ... More


Editors’ Introduction

Stuart Macintyre, Juan Maiguashca, and Attila Pók (eds)

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 4: 1800-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533091
eISBN:
9780191804359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533091.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter focuses on the study of history as it developed during the first half of the 19th century. It was during this period that it evolved as a distinct branch of knowledge with ... More


Mastering Iron: The Struggle to Modernize an American Industry, 1800-1868

Anne Kelly Knowles

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226448596
eISBN:
9780226448619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226448619.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Veins of iron run deep in the history of America. Iron making began almost as soon as European settlement, with the establishment of the first ironworks in colonial Massachusetts, yet it was Great ... More


Alberta

Charlotte Adelman and Bernard L Schwartz

in Prairie Directory of North America: The United States, Canada, and Mexico

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195366945
eISBN:
9780190267759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195366945.003.0037
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter provides a historical background of Alberta's prairies followed by a list of prairies in alphabetical order. Each site is briefly described, followed by symbols showing site features, a ... More


In the Beginning Was the Word: The Bible in American Public Life, 1492–1783

Mark A. Noll

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190263980
eISBN:
9780190456849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263980.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

It is no exaggeration to claim that the Bible has been — and by far — the single most widely read text, distributed object, and referenced or cited book in all of American history. For countless ... More


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