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Lecture 1

T.N. Srinivasan

in Growth, sustainability, and India's Economic Reforms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076384
eISBN:
9780199080854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076384.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter draws a distinction between the intrinsic and instrumental values of India's development. It argues that since long before independence, there was a consensus on the intrinsic ... More


Prohibition, Enforcement, and Border Politics: Debating Vice at the National Level

Holly M. Karibo

in Sin City North: Sex, Drugs, and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625201
eISBN:
9781469625225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625201.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Local anti-vice efforts were also shaped in important ways by broader national debates. This chapter examines how the problem of cross-border vice along the nations’ borders was framed by the media, ... More


Dai Li’s Wartime Smuggling Networks

Frederic Wakeman

in Spymaster: Dai Li and the Chinese Secret Service

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234079
eISBN:
9780520928763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234079.003.0023
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the wartime smuggling networks of Dai Li. It explains that wartime China was crisscrossed with smugglers' routes that linked the two realms through freebooters' trading posts ... More


Smuggling

Bryce Evans

in Ireland during the Second World War: Farewell to Plato's Cave

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089510
eISBN:
9781781707531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089510.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Ribald tales of cross-border smuggling provide comic relief from the grim conditions described in the preceding chapter. This chapter introduces rogues and child smugglers; cross-dressing flour ... More


The Imperial Origins of the “Turkish Mafia”

Ryan Gingeras

in Heroin, Organized Crime, and the Making of Modern Turkey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198716020
eISBN:
9780191784279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716020.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

To understand the origins of organized crime in Turkey one must look first at the context and the significance of crime and violence in Anatolia during the first three decades of the twentieth ... More


The importance of Macau for the British China trade

Rogério Miguel Puga

in The British Presence in Macau, 1635-1793

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139798
eISBN:
9789888180752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139798.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History

Macau was the only gateway to China and long-term residence in China for the British. The Chinese delegated the power over foreigners to the Portuguese, but the Mandarinate could ban the provision of ... More


Setting a Course toward an Archaeology of Piracy

Russell K. Skowronek

in Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061580
eISBN:
9780813051246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061580.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

An “Archaeology of Piracy” is emerging through the archaeological examination of sites, the examination of historic records, and the ethnographic study of modern pirates and related illicit behavior. ... More


Lampersari

John K. Stutterheim

in The Diary of Prisoner 17326: A Boy's Life in a Japanese Labor Camp

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823231508
eISBN:
9780823250745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231508.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the trials endured by those imprisoned in the Lampersari camp and the deplorable conditions they lived in. The author tells the story of how many in the camp often resorted to ... More


Transitions, 1808–1820

Leonardo Marques

in The United States and the Transatlantic Slave Trade to the Americas, 1776-1867

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300212419
eISBN:
9780300224733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212419.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Chapter 3 discusses the impact of the slave trade act of 1807 and the multiple forms of U.S. participation in the slave trade during the 1810s. It shows how some forms became predominant over that ... More


Dirt Plus Soap Equals Pay Dirt: Liu Ping's Dossier on Smuggling

in Corruption and Realism in Late Socialist China: The Return of the Political Novel

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754859
eISBN:
9780804768108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754859.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines Liu Ping's political novel Dossier on Smuggling. It explains that this novel was based on the corruption scandal involving Yuanhua Group, a holding company for real estate and ... More


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