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Domestic Sports: State, Club, Office, and Regiment (1947–1970)

Ronojoy Sen

in Nation at Play: A History of Sport in India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164900
eISBN:
9780231539937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164900.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The regional variations in the development of sport in India and the role played by clubs, corporate business and the armed forces.


Forging Nationhood: Scottish Imperial Identity and the Construction of Nationhood in the Dominions, 1880–1914

Edward M. Spiers

in A Global Force: War, Identities and Scotland's Diaspora

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474402736
eISBN:
9781474422499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402736.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter demonstrates how, in the Victorian and Edwardian periods, Scots remained highly conspicuous and distinctive in imperialist imagery by virtue of the Highland dress and military music, ... More


‘A military fervour akin to religious fanaticism’: Scottish Military Identity in the Australian Imperial Force

Craig Tibbitts

in A Global Force: War, Identities and Scotland's Diaspora

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474402736
eISBN:
9781474422499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402736.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter highlights the long-term influence of Scottish military traditions and identity in Australia, dating back to the arrival of a battalion of the 73rd Highland Regiment in New South Wales ... More


An Overview of Bahamian History in Context

Grace Turner

in Honoring Ancestors in Sacred Space: The Archaeology of an Eighteenth-Century African-Bahamian Cemetery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781683400202
eISBN:
9781683400493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400202.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

English settlers first came to the Bahamas in the mid-seventeenth century. Even at this time there were communities of free people of color on Eleuthera Island and on New Providence. On New ... More


The Absolute Disposal of the Crown

Padraic X. Scanlan

in Freedom's Debtors: British Antislavery in Sierra Leone in the Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300217445
eISBN:
9780300231526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217445.003.0005
Subject:
History, African History

From 1810 until the Court’s powers were dramatically reduced in 1817, the Vice-Admiralty Court of Sierra Leone became the object of intense interest from the British armed forces. Royal Navy and ... More


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