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The Deepest Border: The Strait of Gibraltar and the Making of the Modern Hispano-African Borderland

Sasha D. Pack

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606678
eISBN:
9781503607538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606678.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book presents the history of southern Iberia and the western Maghrib, and the Strait of Gibraltar between them, as a single bicontinental borderland, from roughly 1850 to 1970. Drawing on ... More


Will the ‘smart mobility’ revolution matter?

Graham Parkhurst and Andrew Seedhouse

in Transport Matters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447329558
eISBN:
9781447329602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329558.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

Powerful claims are being made about revolution in the transport sector, with digital technology seen as underpinning a new ‘ecosystem’ of more efficient, more pleasant and less ... More


Transportation and Revolt: Pigeons, Mules, Canals, and the Vanishing Geographies of Subversive Mobility

Jacob Shell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029339
eISBN:
9780262330404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029339.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

What sorts of transportation technologies and methods of conveyance have political regimes associated with the movement of weapons, papers, or people for political subversion and revolt? In an era ... More


Transport Matters

Iain Docherty and Jon Shaw (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447329558
eISBN:
9781447329602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329558.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This is a book about the importance of transport, travel and mobility in modern society. The authors undertake a detailed review not just of key issues that are significant within the transport ... More


Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine: How Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge

Jess Bier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036153
eISBN:
9780262339957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036153.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine is an analysis of the ways that segregated landscapes have shaped digital cartography in Jerusalem and the West Bank since 1967. Extending work on how technology is ... More


Migrations in Late Mesoamerica

Christopher S. Beekman (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066103
eISBN:
9780813058276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066103.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Migrations in Late Mesoamerica gathers scholars from different disciplines to address the role of migration during the most tumultuous centuries of Mesoamerican prehistory (A.D. 500–1500). ... More


Faulkner's Geographies

Jay "Watson and Ann J. "Abadie (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781496802279
eISBN:
9781496802323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802279.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The recent “spatial turn” in social theory and cultural studies opens up exciting new possibilities for the study and teaching of William Faulkner’s work. The fictional domains of Yoknapatawpha ... More


Bottleneck: Moving, Building, and Belonging in an African City

Caroline Melly

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226488875
eISBN:
9780226489063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226489063.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Drawing on long-term ethnographic research, this book examines the emergence of mobility as an enduring and elusive collective value in contemporary Dakar, Senegal. It takes the concept of ... More


The Road: An Ethnography of (Im)mobility, Space, and Cross-border Infrastructures in the Balkans

Dimitris Dalakoglou

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526109330
eISBN:
9781526124234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109330.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book is an ethnographic and historical study of the main Albanian-Greek cross-border highway. It is not merely an ethnography on the road but an anthropology of the road. Complex sociopolitical ... More


Transport matters

Jon Shaw and Iain Docherty

in Transport Matters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447329558
eISBN:
9781447329602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329558.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

We begin by considering why, how and how much transport matters, both in itself and in relation to a whole host of public policy areas including economic development, social inclusion, health and ... More


French-language Road Cinema: Borders, Diasporas, Migration and 'New Europe'

Michael Gott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698677
eISBN:
9781474421966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698677.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Over the past two decades road cinema has become an increasingly popular form of expression for European directors. Focusing on a corpus of films from France, Belgium and Switzerland, including works ... More


Interdisciplinary Approaches in Mesoamerica: Taking Stock

Frances F. Berdan

in Bioarchaeology of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056005
eISBN:
9780813053783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056005.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This final chapter synthesizes the chapters in the volume. It emphasizes the value of interdisciplinary approaches as they apply to complex issues of migration, mobility, ethnicity, and social ... More


Making a Slave State: Political Development in Early South Carolina

Ryan A. Quintana

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469642222
eISBN:
9781469641089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469642222.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

How is the state produced? In what ways did enslaved African Americans shape modern governing practices? Ryan A. Quintana provocatively answers these questions by focusing on the everyday production ... More


Travelling the Tasman world: travel writing and narratives of transit

Anna Johnston

in New Zealand'S Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719091537
eISBN:
9781526104120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091537.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter draws upon the burgeoning genre of nineteenth-century travel writing to map a transcolonial and mobile consciousness through which New Zealand and Australian settler colonial identities ... More


Law’s mobility: vagrancy and imperial legality in the trans-Tasman colonial world, 1860s–1914

Catharine Coleborne

in New Zealand'S Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719091537
eISBN:
9781526104120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091537.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the mobility of laws in the trans-Tasman colonial world, suggesting that the way colonial subjects both adopted, remade, remodelled and enacted laws reflected the mobility of ... More


Insanity in the ‘age of mobility’: Melbourne and Auckland, 1850s–1880s

Catharine Coleborne

in Insanity, Identity and Empire: Immigrants and institutional confinement in Australia and New Zealand, 1873-1910

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087240
eISBN:
9781526104250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087240.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter situates Melbourne and Auckland as colonial cities inside the imperial world of medicine and institutional confinement, also outlining the significance of population movement and the ... More


Conclusion

Catharine Coleborne

in Insanity, Identity and Empire: Immigrants and institutional confinement in Australia and New Zealand, 1873-1910

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087240
eISBN:
9781526104250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087240.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This concluding chapter brings together the range of findings from the qualitative and quantitative work explored in the various chapters of the book with an emphasis on suggesting how categories of ... More


Managing mad money – national systems

Benjamin J. Cohen and Susan Strange

in Mad Money: with an introduction by Benjamin J. Cohen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992668
eISBN:
9781526104076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992668.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Each national system of controlling and regulating financial business is different from the others. But all are being eroded by the mobility of capital and the power of international markets.


Peace in the Twenty-First Century: States, Capital and Institutions

Oliver P. Richmond

in Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423816
eISBN:
9781474435314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423816.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Oliver Richmond asks in Chapter Two whether we can move beyond the older ideas of peace and order – and their associated rationalities and dispotifs – which simply implied that IR and politics had to ... More


Conclusion: Race, Culture, and Class

Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt

in Science and Politics of Race in Mexico and the United States, 1910-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636405
eISBN:
9781469636429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636405.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Picking up where the last chapter left off, this conclusion argues that economic and numerical criteria provided a way for Mexican scholars to create a presumably scientific yet flexible definition ... More


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