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Competitive Colonialisms: Siam and the Malay Muslim South

Tamara Loos

in The Ambiguous Allure of the West: Traces of the Colonial in Thailand

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091214
eISBN:
9789882207493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091214.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how Siam's modernity developed in relation to areas on the Malay Peninsula, focusing on the role played by King Chulalongkorn and his closest advisors. The catalyst for ... More


“Show[ing] Himself as a Man”: Constructions of Manhood in Conrad's Imperial Theater

Thomas Strychacz

in Dangerous Masculinities: Conrad, Hemingway, and Lawrence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031613
eISBN:
9780813038926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031613.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the relevance of a negotiation to long-standing critical debates about Conrad's relationship to European imperialism. Conrad's work tends to focus on isolated male characters. ... More


Transitions to the Modern State System

Timothy Brook, Michael van Walt van Praag, and Miek Boltjes (eds)

in Sacred Mandates: Asian International Relations since Chinggis Khan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226562629
eISBN:
9780226562933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226562933.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The rules governing international relations in Inner and East Asia changed hugely in the nineteenth century. Asian laws of nations were supplanted under pressures coming from outside, most ... More


The British West Indies

B. W. Higman

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the third phase in the historiography of the British West Indies by Waddell. Waddell contended that this phase began in the early 1950s and, when he wrote, was ‘as yet in its ... More


Introduction

Wendy M. K. Shaw

in Possessors and Possessed: Museums, Archaeology, and the Visualization of History in the Late Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233355
eISBN:
9780520928565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233355.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the history of museums in the late-nineteenth-century Ottoman Empire. This book considers how the idea of the museum ... More


The Historical Origins of Modern International (and Global) Health

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, and Timothy H. Holtz

in Textbook of Global Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199392285
eISBN:
9780199392315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392285.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter explores historical antecedents of and influences on modern international (and global) health, including plague pandemics, European imperialism, colonial conquest, the Atlantic slave ... More


Closing the Circle Mapping a Native Account of Colonial Land Fraud

Martin Brückner

in Early American Cartographies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834695
eISBN:
9781469600802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838723_bruckner.12
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the descendants of the Algonquian peoples who once inhabited the region of New York Harbor. The descendants have recalled that the first Dutch colonists asked for as much land ... More


Bones Around My Neck: The Life and Exile of a Prince Provocateur

Tamara Loos

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704635
eISBN:
9781501706172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704635.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Prince Prisdang Chumsai (1852–1935) served as Siam's first diplomat to Europe during the most dramatic moment of Siam's political history, when its independence was threatened by European ... More


Geographies of Mars: Seeing and Knowing the Red Planet

K. Maria D. Lane

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226470788
eISBN:
9780226470795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470795.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

One of the first maps of Mars, published by an Italian astronomer in 1877, with its pattern of canals, fueled belief in intelligent life forms on the distant red planet—a hope that continued into the ... More


‘An event that did not become an experience’: Rebecca West's Nuremberg

Lyndsey Stonebridge

in The Judicial Imagination: Writing After Nuremberg

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642359
eISBN:
9780748652150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642359.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Rebecca West's writing on the Nuremberg trial is a record of an absence at the very centre of what was intended to be the most emphatic dramatisation of postwar justice. West wrote that Nuremberg ... More


Introduction: Establishing Legal Domains

Nurfadzilah Yahaya

in Fluid Jurisdictions: Colonial Law and Arabs in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750878
eISBN:
9781501750892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750878.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter flips the more common historical perspective that European imperialism led to new patterns of legal pluralism across empires that spawned possibilities for interpolity ... More


Sovereign Necropolis: The Politics of Death in Semi-Colonial Siam

Trais Pearson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501740152
eISBN:
9781501740176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740152.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

By the 1890s, Siam (Thailand) was the last holdout against European imperialism in Southeast Asia. But the kingdom's exceptional status came with a substantial caveat: Bangkok, its bustling capital, ... More


The East Asian Maritime Realm in Global History, 1500–1700

Tonio Andrade and Xing Hang

in Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852764
eISBN:
9780824869021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852764.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores the history of East Asia's maritime realms—and the traders, smugglers, and pirates who inhabited and profited from them—during the period 1550–1700. It considers the extent to ... More


Empire through the Magic Lantern

Jill H. Casid

in Scenes of Projection: Recasting the Enlightenment Subject

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646692
eISBN:
9781452945934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646692.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter two, “Empire through the Magic Lantern,” takes up the psychoanalytic concept of morbid projection to provide an account of the shaping of not just the fortress ego but its violent abjections ... More


A Symbol of Appeasement: The United Nations, 1964–1979

Laurence R. Jurdem

in Paving the Way for Reagan: The Influence of Conservative Media on US Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175843
eISBN:
9780813175874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175843.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

One of the major concerns of writers for the publications of conservative opinion was the growth of leftist ideology that permeated much of the newly independent Third World. Many of the activist ... More


The Amazigh Movement in a Changing North Africa

Paul A. Silverstein

in Social Currents in North Africa: Culture and Governance after the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190876036
eISBN:
9780190943127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876036.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter traces transformations in Amazigh militancy over the past fifty years. Its engagements have gradually shifted from particular demands for cultural and linguistic recognition toward a ... More


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