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The Pampas

Andrew Sluyter

in Black Ranching Frontiers: African Cattle Herders of the Atlantic World, 1500-1900

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179927
eISBN:
9780300183238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179927.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at the Pampas of Argentina and Uruguay in the nineteenth century. Some scholars have demonstrated that the rural Pampas also had a substantial black population from colonial times ... More


Turning Time: An Interview

Abidin Kusno

in After the New Order: Space, Politics, and Jakarta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837457
eISBN:
9780824871017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837457.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter presents the author's remarks on the changing ideology of development, during an interview. He claimed that development in Jakarta has a history longer than the Suharto ... More


India in the global (political) economy

Sagarika Dutt

in India in a Globalized World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069000
eISBN:
9781781701409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069000.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the history of India's integration into the international/global economy. It discusses how foreign trade in pre-colonial times had increased the prosperity of many regions in ... More


The Making of a Munshī

Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam

in Writing the Mughal World: Studies on Culture and Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158114
eISBN:
9780231527903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158114.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter deals with the short (but extremely rich) autobiography of a Hindu (likely Kayastha) munshī named Nek Rai from the second half of the seventeenth century. First-person narrative texts ... More


What Went Wrong?

Arnab Mukherji and Anjan Mukherji

in The Making of Miracles in Indian States: Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, and Gujarat

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190236625
eISBN:
9780190236656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190236625.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter focuses on four key policy-induced disadvantages that could plausibly explain the long-lasting negative impacts on Bihar’s economy. The first policy was the land revenue system, the ... More


Restless Nation: Starting Over in America

James M. Jasper

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226394787
eISBN:
9780226394732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394732.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book isolates a narrative that lies very close to the core of the American character. From colonial times to the present day, Americans have always had a deep-rooted belief in the “fresh ... More


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Philip Gerard

in Down the Wild Cape Fear: A River Journey through the Heart of North Carolina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602073
eISBN:
9781469608136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602073.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on Castle Street, also called Dram Tree Park. The park is named for the fabled bald cypress that once stood on a miniature island just offshore of Sunset Park. It lasted from ... More


Currency Boards in Retrospect and Prospect

Holger C. Wolf, Atish R. Ghosh, Helge Berger, and Anne-Marie Gulde

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262232654
eISBN:
9780262286411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262232654.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Currency boards, more so than other exchange rate regimes, have come in and out of fashion. Defined by a fixed exchange rate with full convertibility, central bank liabilities backed with foreign ... More


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