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Suicidal Millennialism: Xhosa Cattle-Slaying (1856–1857 ce)

Richard Landes

in Heaven on Earth: The Varieties of the Millennial Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753598
eISBN:
9780199897445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753598.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter explores the dynamics of apocalyptic expectation among the Xhosa in South Africa. After a series of millennially inspired uprisings against, and crushed by, the British, and the advent ... More


British Tramp Shipping, 1750-1914

Robin Craig

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007343
eISBN:
9781786944702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007343.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study explores the history of tramp-shipping in the United Kingdom, between 1750 and 1914. It defines ‘tramp’ as steamships exclusively hulled with iron or steel. The purpose of the journal is ... More


The Herds Shot Round the World: Native Breeds and the British Empire, c. 1800-1900

Rebecca J. H. Woods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469634661
eISBN:
9781469634678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634661.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

As Britain industrialized in the early nineteenth century, animal breeders faced the need to convert livestock into products while maintaining the distinctive character of their breeds. Thus they ... More


Arrivals

John Ryan Fischer

in Cattle Colonialism: An Environmental History of the Conquest of California and Hawai'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625126
eISBN:
9781469625140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625126.003.0002
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter discusses the initial establishment of cattle in California and in Hawaiʻi. The centrality of livestock to European economies, and European beliefs that domestic animals served as a ... More


Landscapes

John Ryan Fischer

in Cattle Colonialism: An Environmental History of the Conquest of California and Hawai'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625126
eISBN:
9781469625140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625126.003.0003
Subject:
History, Environmental History

After the introduction of cattle to California and Hawai‘i, the establishment of the species depended on ecological resources and native responses. The second chapter examines the ecological changes ... More


Labor

John Ryan Fischer

in Cattle Colonialism: An Environmental History of the Conquest of California and Hawai'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625126
eISBN:
9781469625140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625126.003.0006
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter analyzes developments in native cattle cultures at the height of the hide and tallow trade. Early management of the feral herds depended on European and American bullock hunters. Around ... More


Cattle: Burekhef and Ituru, 507–487 BCE

Koenraad Donker van Heel

in Mrs. Tsenhor: A Female Entrepreneur in Ancient Egypt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789774166341
eISBN:
9781617975875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166341.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In ancient Egyptian families, inherited property such as land was often managed by the eldest son on behalf of his siblings. In Tsenhor’s case one may perhaps surmise that the land owned by her ... More


Süssen under the Nazis: The Lang Families, 1937–41

Gilya Gerda Schmidt

in Süssen Is Now Free of Jews: World War II, the Holocaust, and Rural Judaism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243297
eISBN:
9780823243334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243297.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The rural areas of southern Germany abound in agricultural businesses, including the cattle and horse trade, and the related fairs at strategic times of the year. The cattle trade was popular among ... More


Counting Chickens in Early Modern Essex: Writing Animals into Early Modern Wills

Erica Fudge

in Quick Cattle and Dying Wishes: People and Their Animals in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501715075
eISBN:
9781501715105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715075.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores why nearly 90% of the wills in the dataset do not include specific mention of animals. Looking at the language of wills, at how testators present property, the chapter reads ... More


Tramp Shipping and Ownership

Robin Craig

in British Tramp Shipping, 1750-1914

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007343
eISBN:
9781786944702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007343.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This section is divided into two further segments. The first considers aspects of tramp-shipping and ownership. It introduces the tramp-shipping industry in general, and devotes equal attention to ... More


Introduction: the Dunsæte Agreement and daily life in the Welsh borderlands

Lindy Brady

in Writing the Welsh Borderlands in Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994198
eISBN:
9781526128386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994198.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Writing the Welsh borderlands in Anglo-Saxon England argues that the Welsh borderlands formed a culturally distinctive region during the Anglo-Saxon period. The book begins with a close examination ... More


Introduction: The West, the Man, and the Myth

Jacqueline M. Moore

in Cow Boys and Cattle Men: Class and Masculinities on the Texas Frontier, 1865-1900

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757390
eISBN:
9780814759844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757390.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This introductory chapter describes the interplay of masculinity, myth, and manhood in the figure of the cowboy—and their more genteel counterparts, the cattlemen. The iconic cowboy is independent; ... More


Unfinished Work

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

One of Shilts’s last interviews, with Steve Kroft from CBS’ 60 Minutes, considers his breakthrough role as a gay journalist. Shilts’s future plans for a book about alleged sexual abuse inside the ... More


Remaking the Hindu/Nation: Terror and Impunity in Uttar Pradesh

Angana P. Chatterji

in Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190078171
eISBN:
9780190099589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078171.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Angana P. Chatterji excavates the contemporaneous practices of Hindu majoritarianism in Uttar Pradesh surrounding the 2014 elections. This chapter elaborates on the emergent relations between Hindu ... More


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