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Borderland Maroons

Sylviane A. Diouf

in Fugitive Slaves and Spaces of Freedom in North America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056036
eISBN:
9780813053806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056036.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

Unlike their African forebears, most American maroons in the antebellum period did not look for freedom in remote hinterland locations. Instead, they settled in the borderlands of farms or ... More


Human Migration and Ethnic Expression in the Southeastern Borderland of Mesoamerica: A Bioarchaeological Perspective from Copan, Honduras

Shintaro Suzuki, Vera Tiesler, and T. Douglas Price

in Bioarchaeology of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056005
eISBN:
9780813053783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056005.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter discusses human migration and multiethnicity in Copan, a Maya archaeological site in modern Honduras. A broad skeletal sample from the site has been studied through basic osteology, ... More


Living on the Edge: Maya Identity and Skeletal Biology on the Spanish Frontier

Amanda R. Harvey, Marie Elaine Danforth, and Mark N. Cohen

in Colonized Bodies, Worlds Transformed: Toward a Global Bioarchaeology of Contact and Colonialism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813060750
eISBN:
9780813051918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060750.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Harvey, Cohen, and Danforth examine health among the Tipu Maya of Colonial Belize in “Living on the Edge” through the prism of Naum’s (2011) concept of frontiers created under colonialism. The ... More


A Matter of Law

Maura E. Hametz

in In the Name of Italy: Nation, Family, and Patriotism in a Fascist Court

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243396
eISBN:
9780823243433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243396.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the court’s decision in the Paulovich case, the implementation of their ruling, and its impact on the application of surname legislation. It demonstrates how, even under the ... More


Parlor and Kitchen in the Borderlands of the Urban British American Atlantic World, 1670–1720

Bernard L. Herman

in Building the British Atlantic World: "Spaces, Places, and Material Culture, 1600-1850"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626826
eISBN:
9781469628066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626826.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The borderland mapped in this chapter focuses on the changing architectural landscape and mentalité of London in the decades following the Great Fire and the relationship between the capitol of the ... More


Spiritualism and the Other World, 1880–1912

Stewart J. Brown

in W. T. Stead: Nonconformist and Newspaper Prophet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198832539
eISBN:
9780191871078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832539.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

From the 1880s, W. T. Stead became increasingly interested in spiritualism and telepathy, believing paranormal communications provided proof of an afterlife and support for biblical accounts of ... More


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