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Indigenous histories, settler colonies and Queen Victoria

Maria Nugent and Sarah Carter

in Mistress of Everything: Queen Victoria in Indigenous Worlds

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991401
eISBN:
9781526115065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991401.003.0011
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The introduction explains the objective of the collection, which is to plumb the ideas and interpretations which Indigenous people of the British settler colonies have formulated and articulated ... More


Two-Spirit Futures

Lisa Tatonetti

in The Queerness of Native American Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692781
eISBN:
9781452949642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692781.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This concluding chapter answers the question of what can be gained by considering “the queerness” of Native American literature. Queering Indigenous literary history and engaging specifically queer ... More


The Warrior-Diplomat: Ostenaco of the Appalachians

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/9780300243062.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

A narrative of the first half of Ostenaco’s life, it tells the story of the Cherokees from their first encounters with Europeans to the deadly Anglo-Cherokee War of 1760-61. Ostenaco’s life ... More


Home to a New World: Ostenaco’s American Revolution

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/9780300243062.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In late 1762, Ostenaco returns to a changing Appalachia. The chapter narrates the second half of his life, detailing his adventures with home life, war, land cession, and much else. The year 1763 ... More


Return of the Traveler: Mai's Last Voyage

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/9780300243062.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The final chapter traces Mai’s voyage back from Britain to the Pacific. This voyage was arranged by the British government and led, again, by James Cook. Mai experiences various adventures during 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


Local Narratives, Regional Histories, and the Demise of Great Zimbabwe

Innocent Pikirayi

in Archaeologies of Listening

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056241
eISBN:
9780813058054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056241.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Archaeologists struggle to understand the demise of Great Zimbabwe because of poor appreciation of local and regional histories of the southern Zimbabwe plateau, post-fifteenth century. Listening to ... More


* Amazonia 1492: Pristine Forest or Cultural Parkland?

Michael J. Heckenberger, Afukaka Kuikuro, Urissap’a Tabata Kuikuro, J. Christian Russell, Morgan Schmidt, Carlos Fausto, and Bruna Franchetto

in The Social Lives of Forests: Past, Present, and Future of Woodland Resurgence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226322667
eISBN:
9780226024134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024134.003.0029
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Arguments still rage regarding whether the Amazon was a pristine, sparsely populated natural forest or a region of cultural forests, complete with areas of dense settlement, agriculture, and working ... More


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