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Afterword

Peter Hulme

in Remnants of Conquest: The Island Caribs and their Visitors, 1877-1998

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112150
eISBN:
9780191670688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112150.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This book aims to take travel writing seriously as an object of scholarly attention. To that end, it has attempted to bring techniques of literary analysis to travel writing, has researched travel ... More


Introduction

Jacqueline Worswick

in A House Called Helen: The Development of Hospice Care for Children

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192632357
eISBN:
9780191730122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632357.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Helen House, the first hospice for children in the UK, opened in Oxford in 1982. This book aims to provide a full and comprehensive account of how Helen House came into being, what it does, and how ... More


Remnants of Conquest: The Island Caribs and their Visitors, 1877-1998

Peter Hulme

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112150
eISBN:
9780191670688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112150.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In 1877 a U.S. ornithologist stumbled across a small indigenous Caribbean population, the Caribs, still living in a remote part of the small island of Dominica. His account of his stay among the ... More


. Visiting the Caribs

Peter Hulme

in Remnants of Conquest: The Island Caribs and their Visitors, 1877-1998

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112150
eISBN:
9780191670688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112150.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The Caribs were by 1907 a relatively small group. They were descended from the indigenous population of the Caribbean and they were resident on Dominica and St Vincent, two of the islands of the ... More


The Administrator's Fiat: Henry Hesketh Bell and the Establishment of the Carib Reserve (1900–1921)

Peter Hulme

in Remnants of Conquest: The Island Caribs and their Visitors, 1877-1998

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112150
eISBN:
9780191670688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112150.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Events of 1898 made abundantly clear what had already been on the cards for some time for Britain: that it should either take steps to shore up its weaker colonies in the West Indies or risk losing ... More


Narrating the Carib War: Douglas Taylor and the Struggle over History (1930–1940)

Peter Hulme

in Remnants of Conquest: The Island Caribs and their Visitors, 1877-1998

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112150
eISBN:
9780191670688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112150.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The New York Times told of how starvation had hit the island following a violent hurricane and that the rioting began in the Carib Reserve. A Commission of Enquiry was established by the Colonial ... More


Bele and Quadrille: African and European Dimensions in the Traditional Dances of Dominica, West Indies

Janet Wason (ed.)

in Making Caribbean Dance: Continuity and Creativity in Island Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034676
eISBN:
9780813046303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034676.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Dance

In 1986 Janet Wason was asked to spend six months on the island of Dominica to research, report on, and video its dances. Here she concentrates on two genres she studied intensively, the ... More


Helen's Illness

Jacqueline Worswick

in A House Called Helen: The Development of Hospice Care for Children

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192632357
eISBN:
9780191730122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632357.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter introduces the girl Helen, who was diagnosed with a brain tumour when she was still a child. It presents the details of the operation to remove the tumour and the difficulties faced by ... More


Frances and Helen

Jacqueline Worswick

in A House Called Helen: The Development of Hospice Care for Children

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192632357
eISBN:
9780191730122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632357.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Helen House is often described as having sprung from friendship, a friendship between a nun and a very ill child and her family. The nature of this friendship was a vital factor in determining what ... More


Planning the Hospice

Jacqueline Worswick

in A House Called Helen: The Development of Hospice Care for Children

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192632357
eISBN:
9780191730122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632357.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

The first meeting on 28th March 1980 and a subsequent one two months later laid the foundations for the translation of an idea into reality. The people who attended those early were a committed ... More


The Vision Becomes Reality

Jacqueline Worswick

in A House Called Helen: The Development of Hospice Care for Children

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192632357
eISBN:
9780191730122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632357.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Richard, Frances, and Jacqueline began work immediately on the appeal leaflet. Fund-raising for Helen House began in 1980. The local Oxford newspapers printed their first articles about the proposed ... More


Households and Dwelling Practices at the Cabrits Garrison Laborer Village

Zachary J. M. Beier

in Archaeology of Domestic Landscapes of the Enslaved in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400912
eISBN:
9781683401322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400912.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Colonial military sites in the Caribbean have traditionally been considered as dominant monuments of European expansion, technology, control, and competition. Missing from these narratives are the ... More


Setting Down Roots, Expanding Routes

Ana Aparicio

in Dominican-Americans and the Politics of Empowerment

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029252
eISBN:
9780813039091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029252.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter provides a chronological account of major organizing trends in Washington Heights in New York City, focusing on developments since the 1980s. It challenges the transnational framework ... More


Elma Napier’s Literary Sense of Place

Evelyn O’callaghan

in Beyond Windrush: Rethinking Postwar Anglophone Caribbean Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781628464757
eISBN:
9781628464801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628464757.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter engages with the writing of the Scottish-born, Dominican-resident Elma Napier, examining the process of canonization that has allowed this example of Caribbean writing deeply engaged – ... More


Dominica and Tahiti: Tropical Islands Compared

Peter Hulme

in Tropical Visions in an Age of Empire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226164717
eISBN:
9780226164700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226164700.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses how the space of the tropics was constructed as a space of comparison and circulation, using the examples of two very different islands: Dominica and Tahiti. This chapter ... More


Postemancipation Shifts: Land, Labor, and Freedom on the Bois Cotlette Estate, Dominica, after 1838

Khadene K. Harris

in Archaeologies of Slavery and Freedom in the Caribbean: Exploring the Spaces in Between

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781683400035
eISBN:
9781683400264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400035.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

After emancipation, land and the economic opportunities connected with landownership were important in individuals’ decisions about where to go and what to do. For this reason, the postemancipation ... More


Everyday Entanglements: Labor and Diversity at the Cabrits Garrison, Dominica

Zachary J. M. Beier

in British Forts and Their Communities: Archaeological and Historical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056753
eISBN:
9780813053646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056753.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The policy of incorporating enslaved Africans into colonial military installations throughout the Caribbean was standard British military policy by the eighteenth century. The Cabrits Garrison, ... More


Material Practices and Colonial Chronologies in Dominica, Eastern Caribbean

Mark W. Hauser and Stephan Lenik

in Rethinking Colonial Pasts through Archaeology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199696697
eISBN:
9780191804878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199696697.003.0017
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the material practices and colonial chronologies in Dominica, Eastern Caribbean, with particular reference to the low-fired earthenware types that comprise the ceramics of the ... More


The Making of the Free Ports Act

P. J. Marshall

in Edmund Burke and the British Empire in the West Indies: Wealth, Power, and Slavery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198841203
eISBN:
9780191876738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841203.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History, British and Irish Modern History

Burke became involved with West Indian issues at the very beginning of his political career. The brief Rockingham administration of 1765–6 was committed to measures to improve flows of trade around ... More


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