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Ruma Chopra

in Almost Home: Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300220469
eISBN:
9780300235227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220469.003.0005
Subject:
History, African History

Sir John Wentworth, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, welcomed the Maroons for his own ends. He compared them to the Mi’kmaq (First Nations people) and became personally involved in their welfare ... More


Paternalism and the Birth of Professional Police Organization

Sam Mitrani

in The Rise of the Chicago Police Department: Class and Conflict, 1850-1894

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038068
eISBN:
9780252095337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038068.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how the Chicago Police Department evolved into a professional police organization based on the ideology of paternalism. The election of Thomas Dyer as mayor in 1856 started a ... More


Jamaicans In and Out of Nova Scotia

Anya Zilberstein

in A Temperate Empire: Making Climate Change in Early America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190206598
eISBN:
9780190206628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190206598.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The temporary settlement of the Jamaican Maroons in Nova Scotia from 1796 to their departure for Sierra Leone in 1800 was the most extraordinary episode in the long history of attempts to prove to ... More


Interesting Account

Steven C. Harper

in First Vision: Memory and Mormon Origins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199329472
eISBN:
9780190063092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199329472.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Transactive memories of Joseph Smith’s first vision—individual memories in communication and combination with each other—enter the historical record in the 1840s. The most significant and ... More


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