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A Laboratory for Empire?: Early Modern Ireland and English Imperialism

Jane H. Ohlmeyer

in Ireland and the British Empire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199251841
eISBN:
9780191698064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251841.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines English colonial expansion in Ireland in the early modern era, from the early sixteenth century through the end of the seventeenth. State-sponsored imperialism, which promoted ... More


From Taming Savages to Going Native: Self and Other on the Taiwan Aboriginal Frontier

Jeff Mielke

in Tropics of Savagery: The Culture of Japanese Empire in Comparative Frame

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520265783
eISBN:
9780520947665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265783.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter recounts the history of Japan's brutal military conquest of the Taiwanese aborigines and examines the legal rationales that colonial officials offered to justify this conquest. As ... More


The Frontiers of the North Caucasus

Michael Khodarkovsky

in Bitter Choices: Loyalty and Betrayal in the Russian Conquest of the North Caucasus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449727
eISBN:
9780801462894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449727.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter describes Russia's conquest and colonization of North Caucasus. Russia's annexation of the North Caucasus began in earnest in the 1760s with the construction of the Mozdok Fortification ... More


Conquer and Govern: Early Chinese Military Texts from the Yi Zhou shu

Robin McNeal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831202
eISBN:
9780824869441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831202.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

China's Warring States era (c. fifth–third centuries BCE) was the setting for an explosion of textual production, and one of the most sophisticated and enduring genres of writing from this period was ... More


Introduction: The Cultural Origins of French Algeria

Jennifer E. Sessions

in By Sword and Plow: France and the Conquest of Algeria

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449758
eISBN:
9780801454479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449758.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of France's invasion and colonization of Algeria starting in the 1830s. It then sets out the book's central argument, that the roots of French ... More


Restricted Violence? Military Occupation during the Eighteenth Century

Horst Carl

in Civilians and War in Europe, 1618–1815

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317118
eISBN:
9781846317699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317699.008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Based on international law, military occupation, which is defined as a legally and customarily defined situation that differs from military conquest, territorial annexation, or regime change, is, as ... More


Community and Identity: The Making of Modern Gibraltar Since 1704

Stephen Constantine

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076350
eISBN:
9781781702048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076350.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This study concerns the history of Gibraltar following its military conquest in 1704, after which sovereignty of the territory was transferred from Spain to Britain and it became a British fortress ... More


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