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Educating the Female Consumer: Early Fashion Journals

Siobhán McIlvanney

in Figurations of the Feminine in the Early French Women's Press, 1758-1848

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941886
eISBN:
9781789623215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941886.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the two most influential and longlasting early fashion journals in France: Le Cabinet des modes (1785-1793) and Le Journal des dames et des modes (1797-1839). The publication of ... More


Opium in Xinjiang and Beyond 

David Bello

in Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, 1839-1952

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220096
eISBN:
9780520924499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220096.003.0031
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the networks by which Muslim traders brought opium to China across the northwest border. It shows that before 1839, the Qing drug problem was not solely or even mainly a ... More


“Bowing Down to the Slave Power”: Northern Whigs, Slavery, and the Speakership, 1839

Corey M. Brooks

in Liberty Power: Antislavery Third Parties and the Transformation of American Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226307282
eISBN:
9780226307312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307312.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This section narrates the controversial 1839 election for Speaker of the House. The demands of an ultra-proslavery States’ Rights faction deadlocked the House, but the stalemate was broken when the ... More


Global Crises of Oasis Capitalism, 1847–64

Kwangmin Kim

in Borderland Capitalism: Turkestan Produce, Qing Silver, and the Birth of an Eastern Market

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804799232
eISBN:
9781503600423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799232.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Through the career of Ahmad, a governor of Kashgar in 1850s, this chapter examines how Opium War (1839-1842) and the subsequent discontinuation of the silver transfer from China to the oasis created ... More


The Otherworldliness of the Courtesan

Keith McMahon

in Polygamy and Sublime Passion: Sexuality in China on the Verge of Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833763
eISBN:
9780824870805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833763.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter defines the otherworldly qualities of the man's relationship with the courtesan in the historical context of the Opium War and after. The courtesan is a special form of the remarkable ... More


The Equipment Act

João José Reis, Flávio dos Santos Gomes, Marcus J. M. de Carvalho, and H. Sabrina Gledhill

in The Story of Rufino: Slavery, Freedom, and Islam in the Black Atlantic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190224363
eISBN:
9780190093549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190224363.003.0013
Subject:
History, Latin American History, World Early Modern History

This chapter details the 1839 Equipment Act, also known as the Palmerston Bill, and describes how it was implemented in the 1840s. Itallowed the capture of Rufino’s ship by the British on the grounds ... More


Secret Societies, Armed Rebellions, and Oracular Prophecies

Lucien J. Frary

in Russia and the Making of Modern Greek Identity, 1821–1844

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733775
eISBN:
9780191798191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733775.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

In nineteenth-century Greece, secret societies and oracular prophecies provided nationalists with a powerful repertoire of myths and symbols easily adapted to modern politics. During the Eastern ... More


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