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Slaves without Shackles: An Archaeology of Everyday Life on Gorée Island, Senegal

Ibrahima Thiaw

in Slavery in Africa: Archaeology and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264782
eISBN:
9780191754012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264782.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter examines how slavery was imprinted on material culture and settlement at Gorée Island. It evaluates the changing patterns of settlement, access to materials, and emerging novel tastes to ... More


Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500–1920

Saliha Belmessous (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794850
eISBN:
9780199919291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794850.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, World Modern History

This book shows that from the moment European expansion commenced through to the 19th century, indigenous peoples from America, Africa, Australia and New Zealand drafted legal strategies to contest ... More


Introduction: The Problem of Indigenous Claim Making in Colonial History

Saliha Belmessous

in Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500–1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794850
eISBN:
9780199919291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794850.003.0000
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, World Modern History

This chapter addresses methodological pitfalls historians face when working on indigenous claim making. These problems include: a teleological understanding of dispossession; the paucity of evidence; ... More


“Chief Princes and Owners of All”: Native American Appeals to the Crown in the Early-Modern British Atlantic

Craig Yirush

in Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500–1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794850
eISBN:
9780199919291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794850.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, World Modern History

New scholarship on the intellectual justifications of European expansion has brought the question of the rights of the indigenous peoples of the Americas to the center of early modern historical ... More


“Bring this paper to the Good Governor”: Aboriginal Petitioning in Britain’s Australian Colonies

Ann Curthoys and Jessie Mitchell

in Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500–1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794850
eISBN:
9780199919291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794850.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, World Modern History

This chapter considers attempts by indigenous Australians between the 1840s and the 1880s to engage in peaceful political negotiations with colonial and imperial authorities. One key strategy was ... More


Afterword: The Normative Force of the Past

Duncan Ivison

in Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500–1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794850
eISBN:
9780199919291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794850.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, World Modern History

One of the most provocative suggestions this book makes is that recovering the ‘hidden transcripts’ of the legal claims made by indigenous peoples against European acts of dispossession and ... More


Introduction

Colleen O’Neill

in Workers Across the Americas: The Transnational Turn in Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199731633
eISBN:
9780199894420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731633.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Writing histories of indigenous workers provides a distinct opportunity to think about transnational approaches. Looking at states and labor systems from indigenous perspectives encourages scholars ... More


Indigenous Labor in Mid-Nineteenth-Century British North America: The Mi’kmaq of Cape Breton and Squamish of British Columbia in Comparative Perspective

Andrew Parnaby

in Workers Across the Americas: The Transnational Turn in Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199731633
eISBN:
9780199894420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731633.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Aboriginal people in North America, like indigenous peoples elsewhere, have been engaged in paid work for centuries. Yet despite a long, diverse history, this dimension of aboriginal life has been ... More


Empire by Treaty: Negotiating European Expansion, 1600-1900

Saliha Belmessous (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199391783
eISBN:
9780190213213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391783.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Social History

This book is part of an intellectual project aimed at including indigenous voices in the debate over European appropriation of overseas territories. It is concerned with European efforts to negotiate ... More


The Paradox of an Empire by Treaty

Saliha Belmessous

in Empire by Treaty: Negotiating European Expansion, 1600-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199391783
eISBN:
9780190213213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391783.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Social History

This introductory chapter argues that European expansion was carried out by treaty making as much as by conquest and occupation. Europeans concluded treaties with indigenous peoples to advance their ... More


The Blessings of Exchange in the Making of the Early English Atlantic

David Harris Sacks

in Religion and Trade: Cross-Cultural Exchanges in World History, 1000-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199379187
eISBN:
9780199379224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199379187.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, History of Religion

How did peoples from different cultures with little or no previous knowledge of one another initiate trade relations? Focusing on experiences in the emerging Atlantic world, this chapter concentrates ... More


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