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Prize voyages and ideas of freedom

Mary Wills

in Envoys of abolition: British Naval Officers and the Campaign Against the Slave Trade in West Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620788
eISBN:
9781789629668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620788.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

To witness the human trauma of the transatlantic slave trade was extraordinary employment for British naval officers, and this chapter examines rare surviving accounts of life on prize voyages, ... More


Wise Melanippe and Captive Melanippe

C. Collard, M. J. Cropp, and K. H. Lee

in Euripides: Selected Fragmentary Plays: Volume I

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856686191
eISBN:
9781800342699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856686191.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores Euripides' Wise Melanippe and Captive Melanippe. In Wise Melanippe, the young Melanippe has borne twin sons by Poseidon and tried to hide them from her father Aeolus in a ... More


Notice to Readers Idle Enough to Read My Articles

Katherine Kolb

in Berlioz on Music: Selected Criticism 1824-1837

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199391950
eISBN:
9780199391981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391950.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

This is a humorous announcement of one of Berlioz’s concerts. For the third year in a row, he is giving a concert at the Conservatoire. This year’s program includes his new second symphony with solo ... More


Interiorizing Racial Metamorphosis: The Algerine Captive’s Language of Sympathy

Katy L. Chiles

in Transformable Race: Surprising Metamorphoses in the Literature of Early America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199313501
eISBN:
9780199350728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199313501.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

The epilogue shows how Royall Tyler’s novel marks the shift from eighteenth-century conceptions of an external, flexible race to later beliefs about internal and fixed racial differences. A fictional ... More


Captured!: POAU and the National Campaign against Captive Schools

Kathleen Holscher

in Religious Lessons: Catholic Sisters and the Captured Schools Crisis in New Mexico

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199781737
eISBN:
9780199979653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781737.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter deals with the organization Protestants and Other Americans United for Separation of Church and State (POAU), and the captive schools campaign it promoted in response to sister-taught ... More


Concluding Comments

James A. Gross

in Rights, Not Interests: Resolving Value Clashes under the National Labor Relations Act

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714252
eISBN:
9781501714276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714252.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The concluding chapter makes a number of points: the Act is not neutral, but is intended to promote and protect workers’ rights; the international community recognizes the freedom of association and ... More


Captive Flesh No More: Saartjie Baartman, Quintessential Migratory Subject

Simone A. James Alexander

in African Diasporic Women's Narratives: Politics of Resistance, Survival, and Citizenship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049823
eISBN:
9780813050249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049823.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter chronicles Baartman's journey as captive flesh to free subject, ascertaining that her story is one of recovery and recuperation that culminated in her survival and attainment of ... More


Qalahurra of Yūsuf I: A Case Study of a Tower-palace

Olga Bush

in Reframing the Alhambra: Architecture, Poetry, Textiles and Court Ceremonial

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474416504
eISBN:
9781474444835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416504.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This discussion of the tower-palace Qalahurra al-jadïda (known as the "Tower of the Captive"), among the least studied buildings in the Alhambra, begins with a history of the restoration of the ... More


Evolutionary Conservation Biology

Philip W. Hedrick

in Evolutionary Ecology: Concepts and Case Studies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131543
eISBN:
9780197561461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131543.003.0036
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Conservation biology as a discipline focused on endangered species is young and dates only from the late 1970s. Although conservation of endangered species encompasses many different biological ... More


The Combination

Robert Miklitsch

in I Died a Million Times: Gangster Noir in Midcentury America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043611
eISBN:
9780252052491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043611.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Unlike a seminal syndicate picture film such as The Enforcer (1950), which is set in New York City and is stylistically dark, Joseph Newman’s 711 Ocean Drive (1950) is a paradigmatic West Coast ... More


Panda Diplomacy: Animal Ambassadors and the Wild Population

E. Elena Songster

in Panda Nation: The Construction and Conservation of China's Modern Icon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199393671
eISBN:
9780199393701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199393671.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

One of the most salient examples of the giant panda as a national symbol, the phenomenon of offering state-gift pandas to other countries, grew out of the end of the Cultural Revolution era. ... More


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