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Laziness in American Literature: The Inaugural Moment

Zuzanna Ladyga

in The Labour of Laziness in Twentieth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474442923
eISBN:
9781474477031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442923.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter serves as a historical prelude to chapters on modernism and postmodernism, by providing a historical context for how the trope of laziness evolved in American literature prior to the 20th ... More


Environmental Issues and Conflict in Tibet

Yonten Nyima and Emily T. Yeh

in Ethnic Conflict and Protest in Tibet and Xinjiang: Unrest in China's West

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231169981
eISBN:
9780231540445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169981.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the social and economic impacts of state environmental policies in Eastern Tibet.


Bedouin Territory and Settlement

Alexandre Kedar, Ahmad Amara, and Oren Yiftachel

in Emptied Lands: A Legal Geography of Bedouin Rights in the Negev

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503603585
eISBN:
9781503604582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603585.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter continues the challenging of the Dead Negev Doctrine and its various components by addressing the issue of Bedouin settlement. The DND and official Israeli narrative represents the ... More


The Land And Peoples of the Colca Valley

Steven A. Wernke

in Negotiated Settlements: Andean Communities and Landscapes under Inka and Spanish Colonialism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042497
eISBN:
9780813043968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042497.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The chapter provides the historical and geographic context of the book with an overview of the physiographic and cultural landscape of the Colca Valley. It considers how the natural and anthropogenic ... More


Conflicts of Interest, Crises of Conscience: Scots and Aboriginal People in Eastern Australia, 1830s–1861

Ann Curthoys

in Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474410045
eISBN:
9781474422512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410045.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The chapter explores the various relationships Scottish immigrants had to Indigenous people in the Australian colonies over three decades. It considers the role of Scots on the violent frontiers of ... More


Planting Settlements, Forging the Savanna: Subsistence on the Central Frontier, 1000 BCE to 750 CE

Kathryn M. de Luna

in Collecting Food, Cultivating People: Subsistence and Society in Central Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300218534
eISBN:
9780300225167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218534.003.0003
Subject:
History, African History

In the last millennium BCE, Botatwe communities organized their subsistence system around a variety of strategies that combined horticulture with the keeping of small livestock, hunting, fishing, and ... More


A Sea of Profit: Making Property in the Western Indian Ocean

Jatin Dua

in Legalism: Property and Ownership

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198813415
eISBN:
9780191851704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813415.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

From 2007-2012, the waters off the coast of Somalia saw an unprecedented upsurge in incidents of maritime piracy with over 150 ships and 3,000 crewmembers being held hostage. Understood as a legacy ... More


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