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Introduction

Ryan Hall

in Beneath the Backbone of the World: Blackfoot People and the North American Borderlands, 1720-1877

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655154
eISBN:
9781469655178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655154.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The introduction begins with the story of Bull Back Fat, a Blackfoot chief who visited both American and British fur traders in 1832 to remind them of their obligations to Blackfoot people. Bull Back ... More


Friendship is solidarity: the Chinese ping-pong team visits Africa in 1962*

Amanda Shuman (ed.)

in Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

A decade before official 'ping pong diplomacy', leaders in the People's Republic of China (PRC) used sports delegation visits to cultivate diplomatic relations with recently decolonized nations. In ... More


Vive Dessalines!: Revolution, Class and the Centenary of Independence

Jack Daniel Webb

in Haiti in the British Imagination: Imperial Worlds, 1847-1915

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800348226
eISBN:
9781800852075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348226.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter Four interrogates British reactions to Haitian performances and demonstrations of national sovereignty at the beginning of the twentieth century. As the chapter explores, Haitians performed ... More


“Even The Black Women Wear Strands of Pearls”: Assessing the Worth of Subjects and Objects in a New Era, 1540–1600

Molly A. Warsh

in American Baroque: Pearls and the Nature of Empire, 1492-1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638973
eISBN:
9781469638997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638973.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter considers the enduring significance of the Caribbean pearl-fishing settlements in the second half of the sixteenth century. In the wake of a devastating tsunami in 1541, the Pearl Coast ... More


“Regardless of Gender, Class, Color, and Condition”: Pearls in Private Possession around the Iberian Imperial World

Molly A. Warsh

in American Baroque: Pearls and the Nature of Empire, 1492-1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638973
eISBN:
9781469638997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638973.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter turns to pearl consumption practices in the seventeenth century and considers what they reveal about the overlap between personal and imperial approaches to the custodianship of value. ... More


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