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Colonial Capital, Global City

D. R. M. Irving

in Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores the twin roles of Manila as a colonial capital and an important node in early modern global networks. It gives a historical overview of the Spanish conquest, the foundation of ... More


Introducing the Domestic Abroad

Latha Varadarajan

in The Domestic Abroad: Diasporas in International Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199733910
eISBN:
9780199866205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733910.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins by laying out the manner in which nation‐states across the board are involved in institutionalizing their relationships with their diasporas while acknowledging them as part of a ... More


Reimagined Nations and Restructured States: Explaining the Domestic Abroad

Latha Varadarajan

in The Domestic Abroad: Diasporas in International Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199733910
eISBN:
9780199866205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733910.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins with an analysis of the dominant disciplinary understandings of trasnationalism and identity, exposing the limitations of their reductive framing, specifically within the liberal ... More


Conclusion: Global Stories

Sarah Abrevaya Stein

in Plumes: Ostrich Feathers, Jews, and a Lost World of Global Commerce

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300127362
eISBN:
9780300142853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300127362.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter, which sums up the key findings of this study on the role of the Jews in the history of the global ostrich feather trade, presents a story that highlights the fleeting nature of success ... More


Autonomy as Reproductive Labour: The Neoliberal Woman and Visual Networks of Empire

Esha Niyogi De

in Empire, Media, and the Autonomous Woman: A Feminist Critique of Postcolonial Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072553
eISBN:
9780199080915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072553.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter studies a neoliberal globalized world that is mostly self-governed and technologically advanced. When transnationalizing India and Bengal, the norms of personal and group autonomy are ... More


Haunted Presents: Europeans, Muslim Immigrants and the Onus of Histories

Amikam Nachmani

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784993078
eISBN:
9781526128560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993078.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Relationships between Europe and its Muslim minorities constitute an extensive focus for discussion both within and outside the Continent. Europe’s readiness to coexist with its Muslim communities, ... More


Postcolonial Eyes: Intercontinental Travel in Francophone African Literature

Aedin Ni Loingsigh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310492
eISBN:
9781846315589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315589
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Over the past two decades, interest in travel has developed significantly. Critical engagement with imperialism, postcolonialism, diasporas, ethnography, and cultural anthropology has led to ... More


Beyond Culture Wars: Reconnecting African and Jewish Diasporas in the Past and the Present

Toby Green

in African Athena: New Agendas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199595006
eISBN:
9780191731464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595006.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

In this paper theoretical and historical connections between African and Jewish diasporas are explored through 17th century Senegambia. Building on the work of Gilroy (1993) and Clifford (1994), and ... More


What if We Can’t Buy a Rice Cooker in Canada?: Across the Ocean to Asian Diasporas

Yoshiko Nakano

in Where There Are Asians, There Are Rice Cookers: How “National” Went Global via Hong Kong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028085
eISBN:
9789882207684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028085.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses how the rice cookers followed Asian migrants, students, and businessmen to Asian diasporas in Europe and North America. In 1979, National's all-male rice cooker team began to ... More


Conclusion: Comparative Thoughts on Julfan Armenians, Multani Indians, and Sephardic Jews

Sebouh David Aslanian

in From the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean: The Global Trade Networks of Armenian Merchants from New Julfa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266872
eISBN:
9780520947573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266872.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Most scholarship on “trade diasporas,” or long-distance mercantile communities and their networks, has tended to be insular and narrowly focused on a single community of merchants. Little work has ... More


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