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The View from the Verandah

Engseng Ho

in The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244535
eISBN:
9780520938694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244535.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the British colonization of the Hadrami homeland. The British Empire colonized the Hadrami homeland in 1937 by establishing indirect rule with the installation of a Resident ... More


The Patriot: Political Readings of Hindu Identity in the Tales of Shivaji, 1869–2001

James W. Laine

in Shivaji: Hindu King in Islamic India

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195141269
eISBN:
9780199849543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141269.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

During the period of Bristish colonization, the British considered the political and cultural affairs of the nation in their concerns as they exiled the last peshwa and appointed a raja in 1818 ... More


Introduction Ireland and the Virginian Sea

Audrey Horning

in Ireland in the Virginian Sea: Colonialism in the British Atlantic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610726
eISBN:
9781469611358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610726.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to offer a fresh look at the convergence and divergence of British expansion into Ireland and the New World, with emphasis upon ... More


Toward a Colonial Ireland?: The Sixteenth Century

Audrey Horning

in Ireland in the Virginian Sea: Colonialism in the British Atlantic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610726
eISBN:
9781469611358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610726.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter sets the stage for comparative analysis by examining whether the English experience in sixteenth-century Ireland truly provides an appropriate model for interpreting New World ... More


Laboring in the Fields of Ulster

Audrey Horning

in Ireland in the Virginian Sea: Colonialism in the British Atlantic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610726
eISBN:
9781469611358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610726.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the history and archaeology of the Ulster Plantation and evaluates its colonial character and impact. It considers the experiences of two men, English servitor Sir Thomas ... More


Why Go a Fiji Voyage?

Nancy Shoemaker

in Pursuing Respect in the Cannibal Isles: Americans in Nineteenth-Century Fiji

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740343
eISBN:
9781501740350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740343.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter discusses why, despite the negative assumptions regarding the islands of Fiji during the nineteenth century, Americans still went there. Indeed, several thousand of them ... More


American Indians, Asiatics, and Anglo-Saxons: Ranald MacDonald’s Japan Story of Adventure

Gretchen Murphy

in Shadowing the White Man's Burden: U.S. Imperialism and the Problem of the Color Line

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795989
eISBN:
9780814759592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795989.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyzes the works of Ranald MacDonald, a Scotch-Chinook descendent of the Northwest fur trade, whose liminal national identity was formed by competing British and American empires. Born ... More


Across the Virginian Sea: Contact and Encounter

Audrey Horning

in Ireland in the Virginian Sea: Colonialism in the British Atlantic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610726
eISBN:
9781469611358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610726.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter challenges the usual comparisons between Irish and New World cultures by focusing upon the complexity of sixteenth-century Native American societies in the eastern North Carolina and ... More


Creating Colonial Virginia

Audrey Horning

in Ireland in the Virginian Sea: Colonialism in the British Atlantic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610726
eISBN:
9781469611358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610726.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter turns to Jamestown, the principal English settlement in the seventeenth-century Chesapeake. It addresses the commonalities and divergences between the history and archaeology of the ... More


The Emergence of the Secular in Modern Burma

Juliane Schober

in Modern Buddhist Conjunctures in Myanmar: Cultural Narratives, Colonial Legacies, and Civil Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833824
eISBN:
9780824871635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833824.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter discusses how the European colonialism has changed Buddhist modernity in Asia. One of the hallmarks of this conquest is the fragmentation of authority that results from the simultaneous ... More


Conclusion Convergence and Divergence: Ireland and America

Audrey Horning

in Ireland in the Virginian Sea: Colonialism in the British Atlantic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610726
eISBN:
9781469611358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610726.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter suggests that the expansion of the British into Ireland appears to be a dress rehearsal for the real thing—the founding of the United States of America. At the same time, there remain ... More


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