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Disorder

John A. Davis

in Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on opposition to the French regime, starting with the most widespread forms of disorder (smuggling, contraband and banditry) which as in much of the rest of Napoleonic Europe ... More


Conclusion

David G. Smith

in On the Edge of Freedom: The Fugitive Slave Issue in South Central Pennsylvania, 1820–1870

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823240326
eISBN:
9780823240364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240326.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This brief epilogue examines the image of the fugitive slave and the utility of the fugitive slave issue. Usually depicted as a solitary traveler with a bundle, like Bunyan's pilgrim, even though ... More


Contraband Camps

Barbara Brooks Tomblin

in Bluejackets and Contrabands: African Americans and the Union Navy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125541
eISBN:
9780813135311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125541.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Union operations along the southern coast in 1861 created opportunities for hundreds of slaves to seek freedom either on Union ships or in areas occupied by Union forces. When General Thomas W. ... More


Politics, the Region, and the State

Eduardo Posada-Carbó

in The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History 1870-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206286
eISBN:
9780191677069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206286.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the extent to which the Colombian Caribbean showed distinct political behaviour. It looks at the relationship between the Caribbean Coast and the central state, and at the ways ... More


A Portuguese Town in Río de la Plata

Fabrício Prado

in Edge of Empire: Atlantic Networks and Revolution in Bourbon Río de la Plata

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520285156
eISBN:
9780520960732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285156.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 1 analyzes the social and economic significance of the century-long colonial Portuguese presence in the Rio de la Plata region materialized in the Portuguese settlement of Colonia do ... More


Departing without Leaving: Luso-Brazilians under the Viceroyalty

Fabrício Prado

in Edge of Empire: Atlantic Networks and Revolution in Bourbon Río de la Plata

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520285156
eISBN:
9780520960732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285156.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1777, the Spaniards conquered the Portuguese town of Colonia do Sacramento. The end of the Portuguese colonial project in the region did not mean that Portuguese subjects departed from Rio de la ... More


Transimperial Cooperation: Commerce and War in the South Atlantic

Fabrício Prado

in Edge of Empire: Atlantic Networks and Revolution in Bourbon Río de la Plata

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520285156
eISBN:
9780520960732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285156.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 3 examines the significance of trans-imperial networks of trade connecting Rio de la Plata to Rio de Janeiro after the fall of Sacramento. Networks of trade between Portuguese and Spanish ... More


The Making of Montevideo: Contraband, Reforms, and Authority

Fabrício Prado

in Edge of Empire: Atlantic Networks and Revolution in Bourbon Río de la Plata

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520285156
eISBN:
9780520960732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285156.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The late eighteenth century brought a series of important changes to the Rio de la Plata region. The expulsion of the Portuguese from Colonia, the creation of the vice-royalty of Rio de la Plata, and ... More


Postponing the Revolution: Transimperial Commerce and Monarchism in the Banda Oriental

Fabrício Prado

in Edge of Empire: Atlantic Networks and Revolution in Bourbon Río de la Plata

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520285156
eISBN:
9780520960732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285156.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

With the crisis of legitimacy triggered by Napoleon’s invasion of the Iberian peninsula in 1808, different political projects emerged in the colonies. Chapter 7 provides a close analysis of ... More


The Voyage of the Vigilancia

Rodney Carlisle

in Sovereignty at Sea: U.S. Merchant Ships and American Entry into World War I

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037622
eISBN:
9780813041612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037622.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

The merchant ship Vigilancia was sunk without warning on March 16, 1917, while bound for Britain with a cargo containing contraband of war. Most of the seamen escaped with their lives, but fifteen ... More


Governor Manzaneda's Castle

MIGUEL A. Bretos

in Matanzas: The Cuba Nobody Knows

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813038100
eISBN:
9780813041568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038100.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The capture of the 1628 flota underlined the need to fortify and populate Matanzas harbor as a guarantee against an attack on Havana by a force landing there. Furthermore, contraband flourished ... More


Introduction

Barbara Brooks Tomblin

in Bluejackets and Contrabands: African Americans and the Union Navy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125541
eISBN:
9780813135311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125541.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

There has been no full-length treatment of the relationship between the Union Navy and African Americans, especially contrabands, although historians of the Civil War occasionally mention the ... More


Union Navy Policy toward Contrabands

Barbara Brooks Tomblin

in Bluejackets and Contrabands: African Americans and the Union Navy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125541
eISBN:
9780813135311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125541.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Navy Department initially pursued a tentative policy toward fugitives, one based on humanitarian grounds and on the department's suspicions that the Confederacy had been employing blacks in its ... More


Contributing to Victory

Barbara Brooks Tomblin

in Bluejackets and Contrabands: African Americans and the Union Navy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125541
eISBN:
9780813135311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125541.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

The growing number of contrabands presented Union officials with a difficult challenge. Able-bodied male contrabands were often enlisted as crew on navy ships or worked for wages as stevedores, mule ... More


The Law of Contraband

Phillip Drew

in The Law of Maritime Blockade: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198808435
eISBN:
9780191846151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808435.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Similar in many respects to the law of maritime blockade, the law of contraband provides naval forces with the legal right to interdict neutral vessels carrying prohibited goods to enemy ports during ... More


Taxation and its Discontents

Florian Schui

in Rebellious Prussians: Urban Political Culture under Frederick the Great and his Successors

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199593965
eISBN:
9780191750724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593965.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter explores conflicts between urban dwellers and the state and its officials over fiscal matters. These conflicts developed as a result of the different perspectives on urban society that ... More


The Rise of Prison Gangs

David Skarbek

in The Social Order of the Underworld: How Prison Gangs Govern the American Penal System

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199328499
eISBN:
9780199378890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328499.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

When the convict code collapsed, prison gangs, such as the Aryan Brotherhood, Mexican Mafia, and Nuestra Familia, rose to fill the gap and to provide governance and to promote exchange of contraband ... More


Governance in the Society of Captives

David Skarbek

in The Social Order of the Underworld: How Prison Gangs Govern the American Penal System

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199328499
eISBN:
9780199378890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328499.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Prison gangs operate in a community responsibility system, where all members are responsible for the actions of any member. Each gang is responsible for its own member. In a setting of impersonal ... More


The Minstrel Show Gets Religion

Sandra Jean Graham

in Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041631
eISBN:
9780252050305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041631.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

After the Civil War, blackface minstrels found in religion a steady stream of subject matter tailor-made for comedic treatment. This chapter examines three songs that nicely illustrate the postwar ... More


“The War Fattens on the Blood of Western Men”: The Limits of Practical Abolitionism on Slavery’s Western Border

Matthew E. Stanley

in The Loyal West: Civil War and Reunion in Middle America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040733
eISBN:
9780252099175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040733.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter argues that Union soldiers from the Lower Middle West fought primarily to preserve the Union, rather than primarily for black liberation. Yet despite the refusal of many Lower Middle ... More


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