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A Very Philosophical War: The Global New Deal and Its Critics

David Ellwood

in The Shock of America: Europe and the Challenge of the Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198228790
eISBN:
9780191741739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228790.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter is divided into three main sections. Firstly, it embraces emergence of a vast American determination to reform the world so as to eliminate the roots of Europe's ability to b ring war ... More


A Cacophony of Stories

Rogers M. Smith

in That Is Not Who We Are!: Populism and Peoplehood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300229394
eISBN:
9780300252897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300229394.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Most scholars agree that modern populists tell nationalist stories promising to protect “the people” against malignant elites. They appeal to economic and cultural anxieties stirred by many forms of ... More


Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Robert Peckham (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Empires of Panic is the first book to explore how panics have been historically produced, defined, and managed across different colonial, imperial, and post-imperial settings—from early ... More


Empire and the Place of Panic

Alan Lester

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Alan Lester opens the book with an overview of different species of panic produced in different colonial settings of the British Empire. In particular, his interest in “Empire and the Place of Panic” ... More


Slow Burn in China: Factories, Fear, and Fire in Canton

John M. Carroll

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

In Chapter 2 John Carroll argues that considering instances of near panic, missed panic, or panic manqué, may illuminate the conditions needed to produce panic. Carroll is concerned with Western ... More


Epidemic Opportunities: Panic, Quarantines, and the 1851 International Sanitary Conference

João Rangel de Almeida

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

In Chapter 3, João Rangel de Almeida explore the political exploitation of infectious disease “shocks.” More specifically, his focus is on the opportunities furnished by cholera epidemics and the ... More


Health Panics, Migration, and Ecological Exchange in the Aftermath of the 1857 Uprising: India, New Zealand, and Australia

James Beattie

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

In Chapter 4, “Health Panics, Migration, and Ecological Exchange in the Aftermath of the 1857 Uprising: India, New Zealand, and Australia,” James Beattie considers the ways in which two panics ... More


Disease, Rumor, and Panic in India’s Plague and Influenza Epidemics, 1896–1919

David Arnold

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

The severity of a crisis and the magnitude of the panicked reactions it triggers are not always commensurate. This is an insight developed by Arnold in Chapter 5. While the epidemic of bubonic plague ... More


Panic Encabled: Epidemics and the Telegraphic World

Robert Peckham

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

In Chapter 6, “Panic Encabled: Epidemics and the Telegraphic World,” Robert Peckham considers how telegraphy shaped responses to and influenced the management of epidemics in the 1890s, a period that ... More


Don’t Panic! The “Excited and Terrified” Public Mind from Yellow Fever to Bioterrorism

Amy L. Fairchild and David Merritt Johns

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

Fairchild and Johns undertake a theoretical and empirical consideration of mass infectious disease panics in the United States. They argue that contemporary concerns about panic rehearse earlier ... More


Mediating Panic: The Iconography of “New” Infectious Threats, 1936–2009

Nicholas B. King

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 8 examines the iconography of infectious threats from the mid-1930s to the H1N1 pandemic of 2009. Outbreaks of novel infectious diseases, Nicholas King argues, are highly visceral, despite ... More


Ancient Imperial Frontiers and the Inka

Sonia Alconini

in Southeast Inka Frontiers: Boundaries and Interactions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062914
eISBN:
9780813059631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062914.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter explores how current perceptions of the nature of ancient imperial frontiers differ. It also includes a brief theoretical overview of the different kinds of ancient imperial frontiers ... More


From 1700, New Departures

in Historical Atlases: The First Three Hundred Years, 1570-1870

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226300719
eISBN:
9780226300726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226300726.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Three quarters of the way through the eighteenth century, Johann Christoph Gatterer, professor of history at the University of Gottingen, prepared a map collection in forty-four sheets, of which ... More


Introduction

Jorge Cañizares-esguerra

in Science in the Spanish and Portuguese Empires, 1500-1800

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753586
eISBN:
9780804776332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753586.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book focuses on the practices of science in the Spanish and Portuguese regimes. It discusses the role that science played in the Iberian colonial expansion from the end of the fifteenth to the ... More


Repositioning Armenians in Newly Post-Colonial Nation-states: Lebanon and Syria, 1945–1946

Tsolin Nalbantian

in Armenians Beyond Diaspora: Making Lebanon their Own

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474458566
eISBN:
9781474480703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458566.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Chapter 1 investigates Lebanese Armenians’ triangulations and balancing acts vis-à-vis the Lebanese state, its wider Arab environment, and the Armenian Socialist Soviet Republic (ASSR) around the ... More


Empires at the Paris Peace Conference

Leonard V. Smith

in Empires at War: 1911-1923

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702511
eISBN:
9780191772207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702511.003.0014
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

This chapter shows how peacemaking and empire disrupted each other after the Great War. As peacemaking moved beyond what had been the Western Front, the Paris Peace Conference gradually became a ... More


Autonomy without Territory

Alain Dieckhoff

in Nationalism and the Multination State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190607913
eISBN:
9780190638481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190607913.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

How do modern democratic states meet demands for political recognition from nationalist movements? The basic aim is to allow national groups to be autonomous and to administer themselves within a ... More


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