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“Planning & Peopling Your Colony”: Building a Company-State

Philip J. Stern

in The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393736
eISBN:
9780199896837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393736.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter details the origins of the East India Company’s network of fortified settlements in Asia and South Atlantic, beginning in the mid-seventeenth century, ultimately establishing outposts at ... More


Distant freedom: "St Helena and the abolition of the slave trade, 1840-1872"

Andrew Pearson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781382837
eISBN:
9781781383957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382837.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book is an examination of the South Atlantic island of St Helena’s involvement in the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade. In the decades after 1807, British anti-slavery revolved around ... More


Introduction

Andrew Pearson

in Distant freedom: "St Helena and the abolition of the slave trade, 1840-1872"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781382837
eISBN:
9781781383957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382837.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

The introduction starts by offering a portrait of St Helena, describing its history, climate and natural environment. Little has been published about the island, and existing impressions have been ... More


England, here we come!

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0023
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author leaves the Cape and embarks on board the Britannia. He describes the ship and the character of its captain; discovers St Helena and describes the island, town, and fortifications, as well ... More


One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Alan Schom

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

On February 26, 1815, Napoleon, exiled Emperor of France—now dressed in a simple green uniform as Colonel of the Grenadiers—stepped aboard the brig LʼInconstant to the wildly enthusiastic cheers of ... More


The Ten Year Plan and the Fall of Jim Crow, 1950–1965

Louis Venters

in No Jim Crow Church: The Origins of South Carolina's Bahá'í Community

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061078
eISBN:
9780813051352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061078.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the 1950s and early 1960s, the fortunes of the Bahá’í Faith in South Carolina mirrored to some extent those of the state’s civil rights movement. After the U.S. Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board ... More


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