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Highland Traders and Indian Hunters

Colin G. Calloway

in White People, Indians, and Highlanders: Tribal People and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195340129
eISBN:
9780199867202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340129.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Scots were ubiquitous in the North American fur trade. From the deerskin trade of the Southeast to their domination of the North West and Hudson Bay Companies in the North, they came into close ... More


The institutional and policy framework in the regions

David Griffiths, Nando Sigona, and Roger Zetter

in Refugee community organisations and dispersal: Networks, resources and social capital

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346346
eISBN:
9781447303152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346346.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter provides an outline of the institutional and policy framework in the regions. It starts by contrasting the socioeconomic characteristics of the West Midlands and the North West. The ... More


British Indian Empire and Warfare in Afghanistan: 1810–1947

Kaushik Roy

in War and Society in Afghanistan: From the Mughals to the Americans, 1500–2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198099109
eISBN:
9780199085286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099109.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

There have been several studies on British involvement in Afghanistan, some of which have also analysed British policy towards the Indus tribes, examining it as the product of ‘Forward’ and ‘Masterly ... More


The development of RCOs in the regions

David Griffiths, Nando Sigona, and Roger Zetter

in Refugee community organisations and dispersal: Networks, resources and social capital

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346346
eISBN:
9781447303152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346346.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter uses the fieldwork that was conducted with RCOs in the West Midlands and the North West in its discussion. It examines Birmingham, Manchester, and Liverpool. The chapter first presents ... More


The North

Simon Featherstone

in Englishness: Twentieth-Century Popular Culture and the Forming of English Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623655
eISBN:
9780748651764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623655.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the importance of English regionalism in the construction of national identity. The discussion focuses on the North West, which is a region frequently excluded from the maps of ... More


Exploiting Indigenous Geographic Understanding

Paul W. Mapp

in The Elusive West and the Contest for Empire, 1713-1763

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833957
eISBN:
9781469600987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807833957.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter shows that consideration of the inhibiting effects of western exploratory difficulties and disappointments, of the Far West's geographic position, and of the competitive allure of other ... More


A Geography Of Invention, 1500–1600

Jonathan Scott

in How the Old World Ended: The Anglo-Dutch-American Revolution 1500-1800

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243598
eISBN:
9780300249361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243598.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes the European political geography of invention, upon which the Anglo-Dutch-American process would draw. Much of the technology underpinning the rise of early modern Europe, ... More


Anglo-Dutch-American Enlightenment

Jonathan Scott

in How the Old World Ended: The Anglo-Dutch-American Revolution 1500-1800

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243598
eISBN:
9780300249361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243598.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter studies cultural invention in light of the North-Western European cultural movement called Enlightenment. Enlightenment refers, in the first place, to a description by European ... More


Between work and tradition: minority ethnic women in North West England

Stuart Speeden

in Beyond the workfare state: Labour markets, equalities and human rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348739
eISBN:
9781447301547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348739.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter determines how voluntary and community organisations facilitate access to the labour market for minority ethnic women at high risk of exclusion. Its central is the relationship between ... More


Negotiating the Boundaries of Race, Caste, and Mibun: Meiji-era Diplomatic and Immigrant Responses to North American Categories of Exclusion

Andrea Geiger

in Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies: Conversations on Race and Racializations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824847586
eISBN:
9780824873066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847586.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Cultural attitudes rooted in the Tokugawa-era status system (mibunsei) provided an interpretive framework for the race-based hostility Meiji-era Japanese encountered in the United States and Canada, ... More


Resistance: Dismantling Plains Metis Border Land Settlements, 1879–1885

Michel Hogue

in Metis and the Medicine Line: Creating a Border and Dividing a People

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621050
eISBN:
9781469623238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621050.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter documents both the efforts to dismantle Metis borderland settlements and the attempts by Metis communities to resist their expulsion. It shows how, in the United States, Metis efforts to ... More


The Significance of Maurya Rule

R.S. Sharma

in India’s Ancient Past

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195687859
eISBN:
9780199080366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195687859.003.0019
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Ashoka proclaimed dharma and appointed officials to infuse and impose its essentials throughout India. An assertion of royal absolutism was a natural culmination of the policy of military conquest ... More


“The Acts of Forgetfulness”: Indigenous Women’s Legal History in Archives and Tribal Offices Throughout the North American West

Katrina Jagodinsky

in Legal Codes and Talking Trees: Indigenous Women's Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300211689
eISBN:
9780300220810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211689.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book has explored how Indigenous women used territorial legal regimes in the North American West. It has discussed six Native women's strategies of recovery and efforts toward political and ... More


1919–20: White Thrusts, Red Ripostes

Jonathan D. Smele

in The "Russian" Civil Wars, 1916—1926: Ten Years That Shook the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190233044
eISBN:
9780190618551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190233044.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the course and failure of the major attacks on the Soviet state that were launched by the White Armies during 1919–20, paying particular attention to those emanating from South ... More


Culture Cult: Ritual Circulation of Inalienable Knowledge and Appropriation of Cultural Knowledge (Central and NW Australia)

Barbara Glowczewski

in Indigenising Anthropology with Guattari and Deleuze

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450300
eISBN:
9781474476911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450300.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

After recalling the international context of the contemporary claims to cultural property, Glowczewski discusses the concept of inalienability which, in central and north western Australia, surrounds ... More


The North-West Frontier

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 2: The Straight Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460113
eISBN:
9780199086474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460113.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Barton is chosen as one of the team of outstanding young men chosen to enter the Political Service and administer the newly formed North-West Frontier Province (NWFP). After a spell in Peshawar being ... More


Historic Decentering of the Modern Discourse of Climate Change: The Long View from the Vedic Sagesto Montesquieu

Michael R. Dove

in Climate Cultures: Anthropological Perspectives on Climate Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300198812
eISBN:
9780300213577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198812.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter places contemporary climate change discourse within a context of millennia of human experience with and thinking about the climate. Dove examines five canonical historic texts–works by ... More


East Africa

Kaushik Roy

in Indian Army and the First World War: 1914-18

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199485659
eISBN:
9780199093939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485659.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

In 1914 at the Battle of Tanga, the Indian troops performed badly because of inadequate training and hardware. After Tanga, mainly dispersed small actions rather than decisive great battles ... More


Roger Barlow, Robert Thorne, & Hakluyt’s Project

Heather Dalton

in Merchants and Explorers: Roger Barlow, Sebastian Cabot, and Networks of Atlantic Exchange 1500–1560

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199672059
eISBN:
9780191773747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672059.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter examines how John Dee’s promotion of Robert Thorne’s writings and Richard Hakluyt’s inclusion and manipulation of these texts in his publications ensured that Thorne, like Sebastian ... More


The Great War

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 2: The Straight Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460113
eISBN:
9780199086474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460113.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

George Roos Keppel, an eccentric bachelor, enters the story. He selects Barton as his Private Secretary and later appoints him as Judicial Commissioner. The frontier area on the whole remains quiet ... More


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