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Romantic Narratives in International Politics: Pirates, Rebels and Mercenaries

Alexander Spencer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719095290
eISBN:
9781526115287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095290.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is a story about the importance of stories in International Relations. It brings insights from Literary Studies and Narratology into IR and political science by developing a new discourse ... More


The Seventh Homeric Hymn to Dionysus: An Epiphanic Sketch

Dominique Jaillard

in The Homeric Hymns: Interpretative Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199589036
eISBN:
9780191728983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589036.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the epiphanic nature of the narrative of the seventh Homeric Hymn to Dionysus in relation to the other Hymns in the collection, taking into account distinctions of length, and ... More


1879–1880 America and The Pirates of Penzance

Michael Ainger

in Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147698
eISBN:
9780199849437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147698.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Popular

Before he could start out for America, Richard D'Oyly Carte had other concerns to settle, the principal of which was agreeing terms with William Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan. When Gilbert had learned ... More


The Pirates of Penzance

Gayden Wren

in A Most Ingenious Paradox: The Art of Gilbert and Sullivan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195301724
eISBN:
9780199850655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301724.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular

The Pirates of Penzance is a more ambitious work than H. M. S. Pinafore but the most important aspects of H. M. S. Pinafore’s impact on the former were the tremendous haste with ... More


Digital Effects Animation and the New Hybrid Cinema

J. P. Telotte

in Animating Space: From Mickey to WALL-E

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125862
eISBN:
9780813135540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125862.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses and assesses the changes that contemporary cinema is seeing as the techniques and technology demonstrated in the animated films of Pixar increasingly migrate to and affect the ... More


Tonkin 1885–1891: Pacification Without Method

Michael P.M. Finch

in A Progressive Occupation?: The Gallieni-Lyautey Method and Colonial Pacification in Tonkin and Madagascar, 1885-1900

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674572
eISBN:
9780191752445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674572.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Chapter three focuses on the pacification process in Tonkin during the period 1885-1891, in order to provide the necessary background for understanding the relative success in this region in the ... More


Tonkin 1891–1896: The Arrival of Method

Michael P.M. Finch

in A Progressive Occupation?: The Gallieni-Lyautey Method and Colonial Pacification in Tonkin and Madagascar, 1885-1900

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674572
eISBN:
9780191752445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674572.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Chapter four shows how failures in Tonkin were overcome during the period 1891-1896. In so doing, it places Gallieni's efforts within the context of a more widespread change in the pacification ... More


Afterword: Pirates, Terrorists, Narcotraffickers

Sharada Balachandran Orihuela

in Fugitives, Smugglers, and Thieves: Piracy and Personhood in American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640921
eISBN:
9781469640945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640921.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The conclusion considers the importance of acts of piracy, terrorism, and narcotrafficking in helping to consolidate and expand the reach of U.S. state power in a post 9/11 world. The U.S. state has ... More


An Imperial Compromise: The Calico Acts, the Company, and the Atlantic Colonies

Jonathan Eacott

in Selling Empire: India in the Making of Britain and America, 1600-1830

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469622309
eISBN:
9781469623153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622309.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Between the 1690s and 1721, the East India Company, English woolen and silk spinners and weavers, English Atlantic pirates operating out of colonial ports, and Parliament debated the implications of ... More


“Abandon’d Wretches”: Rethinking The War on Pirates, 1713–1740

Mark G. Hanna

in Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469617947
eISBN:
9781469617961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617947.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the so-called “War on Pirates,” the period roughly between 1716 and 1726, and the factors that led to the downfall of piracy in English colonies. For generations, the English ... More


A British Foothold in China, 1839–1861

Kwong Chi Man and Tsoi Yiu Lun

in Eastern Fortress: A Military History of Hong Kong, 1840-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208708
eISBN:
9789888313457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208708.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter deals with the early defence and strategic use of Hong Kong as a British forward base in their increased presence in East Asia. It also deals with the difficulties faced by the early ... More


Fighting Pirates on the Indian Ocean

Ryan C. Hendrickson

in Obama at War: Congress and the Imperial Presidency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813160948
eISBN:
9780813165462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160948.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Chapter 3 examines President Obama’s military actions toward pirates on the Indian Ocean and argues that Congress has granted wide discretion to the president in his military conduct in response to ... More


The Fugitive Occurrence: Jefferson and Madison

Harold H. Bruff

in Untrodden Ground: How Presidents Interpret the Constitution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226211107
eISBN:
9780226211244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226211244.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

President Thomas Jefferson continued the process of developing fundamental constitutional aspects of the presidency. The Twelfth Amendment opened the path to a national base for the office, but left ... More


Plundering the Spanish Main: Henry Morgan’s Raid on Panama

Frederick H. Hanselmann, Tomás Mendizábal, and Juan G. Martín

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/9780813061580.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

One of the most famous privateers or pirates of all time, Henry Morgan was one of the few to survive and enjoy his ill-gotten gains. From 1664 to 1671, Morgan led daring raids throughout the Spanish ... More


Ireland’s Golden Age of Piracy: History, Cartography, and Emerging Archaeology

Connie Kelleher

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/9780813061580.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

During the early part of the seventeenth century in Ireland, along the southwest coast of Munster, piracy flourished. Referred to in contemporary sources as the ‘Confederacy of Pirates’, this was a ... More


Pirates as Providers

Kathleen Deagan

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/9780813061580.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Pirates, smugglers, and contrabandistas were an active and regular force in the circum-Caribbean region during the seventeenth and eighteenth century. Although annoying to officials, the illicit ... More


The Cinema of Piracy, the Sea and Spectral Voyages: Ruiz’s Neo-Baroque Cinema of the 1980s

Michael Goddard

in The Cinema of Raúl Ruiz: Impossible Cartographies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167314
eISBN:
9780231850506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167314.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with Raúl Ruiz's films from the 1980s,which one of his most expansive periods. During this period, Ruiz returned insistently to producing feature films, developing a distinctive ... More


Pirates, Black Soldiers, and the War under Jackson

Jason Berry

in City of a Million Dreams: New Orleans at Year 300

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469647142
eISBN:
9781469647166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647142.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

In 1813, as Claiborne struggled to build a militia to defend against the British in the War of 1812, he also had to deal with slave-smuggling French pirates, led by half-brothers Pierre and John ... More


Imagining the Conquest: A Deep History of British Plots against Havana

Elena A. Schneider

in The Occupation of Havana: War, Trade, and Slavery in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645353
eISBN:
9781469645377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645353.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 1 gives a history of British expansion into Caribbean waters claimed by Spain and developing conflict over commercial access to and political control over the island of Cuba. A deep-seated ... More


The Problem of Piracy in the Newfoundland Fishery in the Aftermath of the War of the Spanish Succession

Olaf U. Janzen

in War and Trade in Eighteenth-Century Newfoundland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869024
eISBN:
9781786944429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869024.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the brief resurgence of piracy in Newfoundland between the years 1717 and 1725. It places the developments in Newfoundland within the context of North Atlantic piracy in the ... More


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