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Tales From the Haunted South: Dark Tourism and Memories of Slavery from the Civil War Era

Tiya Miles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469626338
eISBN:
9781469626352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626338.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book explores the popular yet troubling phenomenon of “ghost tours,” frequently promoted and experienced at plantations, urban manor homes, and cemeteries throughout the South. As a staple of ... More


Colonial America and the Earl of Halifax, 1748–1761

Andrew D. M. Beaumont

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198723974
eISBN:
9780191791277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723974.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This study examines the governance of British America prior to the American Revolution. Examining the career of George Montagu Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax and First Lord of the Board of Trade and ... More


Chloe and Cleo: Louisiana Plantation Phantoms

Tiya Miles

in Tales From the Haunted South: Dark Tourism and Memories of Slavery from the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469626338
eISBN:
9781469626352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626338.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces haunting stories along a well-known trail of historic plantations on the Louisiana-Mississippi border. It focuses on The Myrtles Plantation, which has found commercial success ... More


The Lords and the Profits – West Indian Commerce and the Scottish Enlightenment

Iain Whyte

in Scotland and the Abolition of Black Slavery, 1756-1838

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624324
eISBN:
9780748672196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624324.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Almost every major figure in the Scottish Enlightenment condemned slavery on moral, philosophical and economic grounds. Yet Scotland's involvement in the slave trade and plantation slavery was far ... More


Rhode Island Beginnings

Sheldon S. Cohen

in Commodore Abraham Whipple of the Continental Navy: Privateer, Patriot, Pioneer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034331
eISBN:
9780813038322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034331.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The origins of the Whipple family in New England could be traced to England, and the surname is said to have initiated with variant spellings during the Norman times. During the “Great Migration,” ... More


Deceivingly Sweet: Sugar, Slavery, and Resistance

Luis Martínez-Fernández

in Key to the New World: A History of Early Colonial Cuba

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781683400325
eISBN:
9781683400981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400325.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the nature of the sugar plantation as a distinctive socio-economic system characterized by the sugar and slavery binomial. It also discusses slave and free black resistance to ... More


The Conservation Model: Universal Pattern, Local Adaptation

Brett M. Bennett

in Plantations and Protected Areas: A Global History of Forest Management

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029933
eISBN:
9780262329910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029933.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter traces the origins, development and spread of the “conservation model” of forest management from the late 1400s until the mid-20th century. It challenges historical interpretations which ... More


Plantations: From Security to Profitability

Brett M. Bennett

in Plantations and Protected Areas: A Global History of Forest Management

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029933
eISBN:
9780262329910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029933.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter analyzes the historical evolution of management methods for establishing timber plantations, from their earliest origins to the proliferation of plantations in tropical developing ... More


Toward a Twenty-First-Century Consensus: Problems and Possibilities

Brett M. Bennett

in Plantations and Protected Areas: A Global History of Forest Management

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029933
eISBN:
9780262329910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029933.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This concluding chapter discusses how the forest management divergence is reshaping the production of timber and the protection of native forests. It challenges the suggestion that governments lock ... More


Introduction: The Forest Management Divergence

Brett M. Bennett

in Plantations and Protected Areas: A Global History of Forest Management

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029933
eISBN:
9780262329910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029933.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter introduces the concept of the forest management divergence to analyze the separation of timber production from the protection of forest biodiversity that has occurred globally in the ... More


Empathy and Objectivity: Health Education through Corporate Publicity Films

Kirsten Ostherr

in Imagining Illness: Public Health and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648221
eISBN:
9781452945958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648221.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter compares the ideological work done by two public health films: Medicine in the Tropics produced in 1948 by Lewis Sound Films for the Firestone Plantations Company, and Medicine of ... 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


Sugar Plantations in the French West Indies: Archaeological Perspectives from Guadeloupe and Martinique

Kenneth G. Kelly

in Archaeological Perspectives on the French in the New World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054391
eISBN:
9780813053127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054391.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The French West Indian colonial possessions of Martinique, Guadeloupe, and Saint Domingue were among the most valuable overseas European colonies due to the production of the tropical commodities of ... More


Credit, Risk and Reputation in Late Seventeenth-Century Colonial Trade

Nuala Zahedieh

in Merchant Organization and Maritime Trade in the North Atlantic, 1660-1815

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128855
eISBN:
9781786944795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128855.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay considers the purpose and value of credit - in the sense of character esteem and regard - in the early modern economic system. Particular focus is given to the role of credit, and the ... More


The Huguenot Diaspora and the Development of the Atlantic Economy: Huguenots and the Growth of the South Carolina Economy, 1680-1775

R.C. Nash

in Merchant Organization and Maritime Trade in the North Atlantic, 1660-1815

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128855
eISBN:
9781786944795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128855.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This paper provides an insight into the mercantile and trade activities of the South Carolina Huguenots. It presents two questions: the first, what effect did the South Carolina Huguenots have on the ... More


Breaching the Mercantile Barriers of the Dutch Colonial Empire: North American Trade with Surinam during the Eighteenth Century

Johannes Postma

in Merchant Organization and Maritime Trade in the North Atlantic, 1660-1815

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128855
eISBN:
9781786944795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128855.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay studies the slave plantation of Surinam, South America, and the economic policies of the Dutch Republic in relation to it. The primary focus is the mercantilistic practices of the Dutch, ... 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


A planter’s life

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/9781526119056.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Ceylon’s natural environment underwent huge changes during the nineteenth century due to the importation of new crops, above all the coffee tree from Ethiopia, cinchona from the Andes, and tea from ... More


“Monsters,” “Savages,” and “Turbulent Carriages”: The Revolutionary Atlantic in Motion

John Donoghue

in Fire under the Ashes: An Atlantic History of the English Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226157658
eISBN:
9780226072869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072869.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Although religious turmoil enveloped the colonies at the outset of the Revolution, only in New England did these conflicts spark radical reformation-inspired, constitutional revolutions against ... More


The Board of Trade, 1748–49

Andrew D. M. Beaumont

in Colonial America and the Earl of Halifax, 1748–1761

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198723974
eISBN:
9780191791277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723974.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This chapter introduces the Board of Trade, providing a brief history of the office, its purpose, strengths, and weaknesses. The chapter introduces the concept of salutary neglect, exploring various ... More


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