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Origins: An Economy Built from Scratch?

Ian W. McLean

in Why Australia Prospered: The Shifting Sources of Economic Growth

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154671
eISBN:
9781400845439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154671.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter considers Australia's historical narrative, beginning with an assessment of the Aboriginal contribution to the economy constructed by the first European settlers. In Europe, modern ... More


The Conservative Party and Settler Pressure

PHILIP MURPHY

in Party Politics and Decolonization: The Conservative Party and British Colonial Policy in Tropical Africa 1951-1964

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205050
eISBN:
9780191676475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205050.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter demonstrates how economic interests influence settler lobbying of the Conservative Party. The sense of solidarity which many Conservatives felt towards the settlers of Kenya and the ... More


Settler attitudes to eugenics and race

Chloe Campbell

in Race and Empire: Eugenics in Colonial Kenya

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071607
eISBN:
9781781700686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071607.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter sheds light on eugenics in Kenya with an examination of the social composition and interests of the eugenicists and by contextualising their ideas, showing how eugenic thought shaped ... More


Writing French Algeria

Peter Dunwoodie

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159728
eISBN:
9780191673696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159728.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is a study of the European literary discourse on French Algeria between the conquest of 1830 and the outbreak of the Algerian War in 1954. For the first time in English, this intertextual ... More


The Seneca Restoration, 1715–1754: An Iroquois Local Political Economy

Kurt A. Jordan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032511
eISBN:
9780813039428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032511.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The Iroquois confederacy, one of the most influential Native American groups encountered by early European settlers, is commonly perceived as having plunged into steep decline in the late seventeenth ... More


Insatiable Appetites: Imperial Encounters with Cannibals in the North Atlantic World

Kelly L. Watson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814763476
eISBN:
9780814760499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814763476.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Cannibalism, for medieval and early modern Europeans, was synonymous with savagery. Humans who ate other humans, they believed, were little better than animals. The European colonizers who ... More


Unthinking Decision: Enslavement of Negroes in America to 1700

Winthrop D. Jordan

in White Over Black: American Attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834022
eISBN:
9781469600765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838686_jordan.8
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter illustrates how no one had in mind to establish the institution of Negro slavery at the start of English settlement in America. Yet in less than a century the foundations of a peculiar ... More


The Tuscarora War: Indians, Settlers, and the Fight for the Carolina Colonies

David La Vere

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610900
eISBN:
9781469612577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469610917_LaVere
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

At dawn on September 22, 1711, more than 500 Tuscarora, Core, Neuse, Pamlico, Weetock, Machapunga, and Bear River Indian warriors swept down on the unsuspecting European settlers living along the ... More


Specters of Violence in a Colonial Context: New Caledonia, 1917

Adrian Muckle

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835095
eISBN:
9780824869625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835095.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

During 1917–1918, war ravaged the hill country north of New Caledonia's main island, the Grande terre. Occurring sixty-four years after France's 1853 annexation of New Caledonia and in the midst of ... More


Pruning Colonialism: Vantage Point, Local Political Economy, and Cultural Entanglement in the Archaeology of Post-1415 Indigenous Peoples

Kurt A. Jordan

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/9780199696697.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the archaeology of post-1415 indigenous peoples and calls on archaeologists to prune colonialism by adopting specific vantage points and spatial and temporal scales. It first ... More


Early Contact: From Colonial Encounters to the Articles of Confederation

Frank Pommersheim

in Broken Landscape: Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199915736
eISBN:
9780190260262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199915736.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the early contact between European settlers and the Native American Indian tribes, and how these encounters played a role in establishing the foundation and early development of ... More


Before the Americans

in The Sangamo Frontier: History and Archaeology in the Shadow of Lincoln

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226514246
eISBN:
9780226514239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226514239.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The first European settlers of what would become Illinois were French. Most Illinoisans today do not fully realize that this region was once a French colony that was part of France: French language, ... More


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