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Introduction: An Empire of The Mind

Giancarlo Casale

in The Ottoman Age of Exploration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195377828
eISBN:
9780199775699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377828.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the four characteristics of 16th-century European expansion that constitute the basic definition of the term Age of Exploration in this book: a ... More


Ibrahim Pasha and the Age of Reconnaissance 1520–1536

Giancarlo Casale

in The Ottoman Age of Exploration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195377828
eISBN:
9780199775699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377828.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The year 1520 marks the beginning of the very long reign of Suleiman the Magnificent, widely considered the grandest and most powerful sultan in the history of the Ottoman state. For all his ... More


Rustem Pasha Versus The Indian Ocean Faction: 1546–1561

Giancarlo Casale

in The Ottoman Age of Exploration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195377828
eISBN:
9780199775699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377828.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on Rustem Pasha, who dominated Ottoman political life throughout the middle decades of the 16th century. Nominated to the grand vizierate upon Hadim Suleiman's dismissal in ... More


Sokollu Mehmed Pasha and The Apogee of Empire: 1561–1579

Giancarlo Casale

in The Ottoman Age of Exploration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195377828
eISBN:
9780199775699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377828.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on Sokollu Mehmed Pasha, one of the most compelling personalities of the entire 16th century and the mastermind of the Ottoman Empire's last great push into the Indian Ocean. ... More


The Death of Politics

Giancarlo Casale

in The Ottoman Age of Exploration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195377828
eISBN:
9780199775699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377828.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on the waning years of the Ottoman Age of Exploration. By the end of the 16th century, the Ottoman Empire's era of relentless international expansion had drawn to a close. But ... More


Alliance Management at British Petroleum Exploration

Thomas Kern and Leslie P. Willcocks

in The Relationship Advantage: Information Technologies, Sourcing, and Management

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241927
eISBN:
9780191696985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241927.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter discusses a case study of British Petroleum Exploration's (BPX) IT outsourcing arrangements. Outsourcing at BPX presented a novel way of using multiple suppliers to deliver best-in-class ... More


The British Whaling Trade

Gordon Jackson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007398
eISBN:
9781786944658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007398.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book provides a comprehensive economic history of the British Whaling Trade, divided into two eras of significant technological difference. The first part concerns the traditional whaling trades ... More


To Master the Boundless Sea: The U.S. Navy, the Marine Environment, and the Cartography of Empire

Jason W. Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640440
eISBN:
9781469640464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640440.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

As the United States grew into an empire in the late nineteenth century, notions like “sea power” derived not only from fleets, bases, and decisive battles but also from a scientific effort to ... More


Coptic Texts from Western Thebes: Recovery and Publication from the Late Nineteenth Century to the Present1

Gawdat Gabra and Hany N. Takla

in Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt: Volume 2 Nag Hammadi–Esna

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163111
eISBN:
9781617970481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163111.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The indigenous population quickly noticed travelers' interest in the ancient monuments, and the search of the ruins was on for antiquities that might be sold directly or through dealers in anticas to ... More


Luís de Camões’s The Lusiads and the paradoxes of expansion

João R. Figueiredo

in Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.003.0010
Subject:
Art, Art History

Following a well-known trend in early-modern Europe, the Portuguese poet Luís de Camões widely refashioned the myth of Lusus, an obscure son of Bacchus mentioned by Pliny, with two main purposes: to ... More


Introduction: Walter Besant Now

Kevin A. Morrison

in Walter Besant: The Business of Literature and the Pleasures of Reform

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620351
eISBN:
9781789623901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620351.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In the 1880s and 1890s Walter Besant was one of Britain’s most lionized living novelists. Today he is one of the least read Victorian fiction writers of comparable standing. In addition to outlining ... More


Abolition on shore

Mary Wills

in Envoys of abolition: British Naval Officers and the Campaign Against the Slave Trade in West Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620788
eISBN:
9781789629668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620788.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

Naval officers played a part in a reconfiguration of relations between Britain and West Africa in the early nineteenth century, as British abolitionist ideals and policies were introduced in the ... More


Man on a Mission: Mai from Ra‘Iatea

Kate Fullagar

in The Warrior, the Voyager, and the Artist: Three Lives in an Age of Empire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243062
eISBN:
9780300249279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243062.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Like 1 & 2, this chapter sketches the broad shape of Ra’iatean society through the story of Mai’s ancestry and childhood, once again thwarting common assumptions about who gets remembered as an ... More


Plans: Envisioning the Future in Space

Valerie Neal

in Spaceflight in the Shuttle Era and Beyond: Redefining Humanity's Purpose in Space

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300206517
eISBN:
9780300227987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206517.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The sixth chapter, “Plans: Envisioning the Future in Space,” surveys the episodic effort to redefine the purpose and chart the course of future human spaceflight beyond the space station. It examines ... More


Western Egyptology in Egypt in the Wake of Tutankhamun, 1922–1930

Donald Malcolm Reid

in Contesting Antiquity in Egypt: Archaeologies, Museums, and the Struggle for Identities from World War I to Nasser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166891
eISBN:
9781617976759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166891.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Tutankhamun aside, Western archaeological fieldwork flourished in the 1920s despite the political uncertainties as Egyptian nationalists became more assertive. Petrie left to dig in the new British ... More


Mastering the Niger: James MacQueen's African Geography and the Struggle over Atlantic Slavery

David Lambert

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226078069
eISBN:
9780226078236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226078236.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The book argues that Atlantic slavery – as a practice of subjugation, a source of wealth and a focus of political struggle – was entangled with the production, circulation and reception of ... More


Recovery of Flight Projects

Peter J. Westwick

in Into the Black: JPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110753
eISBN:
9780300134582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110753.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the lab's recovery of its main mission in planetary exploration, from which stemmed its growth during the 1980s. The recovery, however, rested on plans for a new low-cost ... More


Identity, Ritual, and Pilgrimage: The Meetings of the Israeli Exploration Society

Michael Feige

in Divergent Jewish Cultures: Israel and America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084269
eISBN:
9780300130218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084269.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Archaeology acquired a significant place in the process of taking possession of Israel and in reshaping European Jews into authentic natives in a land they had known only in their imagination prior ... More


At a Small Scale, Nonlinearity Is Your Ally

Luis Perez-Breva and Nick Fuhrer

in Innovating: A Doer's Manifesto for Starting from a Hunch, Prototyping Problems, Scaling Up, and Learning to Be Productively Wrong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035354
eISBN:
9780262336680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035354.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Innovating is a highly nonlinear process. You can turn that nonlinearity to your advantage and explore a space of opportunity systematically, rather than constraining yourself to a pre-specified ... More


Rereading the Black Legend: The Discourses of Religious and Racial Difference in the Renaissance Empires

Margaret R. Greer, Walter D. Mignolo, and Maureen Quilligan (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226307213
eISBN:
9780226307244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307244.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The phrase “The Black Legend” was coined in 1912 by a Spanish journalist in protest of the characterization of Spain by other Europeans as a backward country defined by ignorance, superstition, and ... More


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