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Writing Congress: The Appeal of C. L. R. James’s American Studies

James Zeigler

in Red Scare Racism and Cold War Black Radicalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802385
eISBN:
9781496802439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802385.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Marxist C.L.R. James’s writings on Melville with a focus on the book he composed while detained on Ellis Island under the McCarran-Walter Act’s classification of alien ... More


Signaling Pirate Identity

Heather Hatch

in Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061580
eISBN:
9780813051246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061580.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Material culture can be a marker of identity – sometimes explicitly so, as in the case of flags. Pirates and other mariners used flags to communicate at sea, usually to mark their allegiances. Living ... More


Mars

Yuk L. Yung and William B. DeMore

in Photochemistry of Planetary Atmospheres

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195105018
eISBN:
9780197560990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195105018.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

Mars has been extensively studied by a series of spacecraft since the dawn of the space age: by Mariners 4, 6, 7, and 9 (1965-1972), Mars 2 through 6 (1971-1974), and the two Viking Landers and ... More


The Seamen

Robin Craig

in British Tramp Shipping, 1750-1914

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007343
eISBN:
9781786944702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007343.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This section explores the link between a rise in competence and productivity within the shipping industry, and the dissemination of printed guides for master mariners during the nineteenth century, ... More


“Civil in any Country, if They Are So in the Fashion of France”: Nonverbal Communication, Civility, and the Language of Signs in Early Modern France

Céline Carayon

in Eloquence Embodied: Nonverbal Communication among French and Indigenous Peoples in the Americas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469652627
eISBN:
9781469652641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652627.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

As the 1550 Royal Entry in Rouen described in the opening of this chapter reveals, Renaissance and Early Modern France was home to a deeply ceremonial culture in which political and social rituals ... More


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