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Cunhas: Situational Kinship and Everyday Authority

Jon Schubert

in Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713699
eISBN:
9781501709692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713699.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at practices of situative kinship in everyday interactions between citizens and agents of the state, and the ideas of power and hierarchy expressed in these practices. This reveals ... More


An Examination of Housing for Enslaved and Free Blacks on Sugar and Cotton Plantations on the Southeast Peninsula of St. Kitts

Todd M. Ahlman

in Archaeology of Domestic Landscapes of the Enslaved in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400912
eISBN:
9781683401322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400912.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Like most of the Lesser Antilles, St. Kitts' historic economy was powered by sugar cultivation. Enslaved Africans and ultimately freedmen were the labor source in the sugar fields. Using historical ... More


Bronze Age: Technology, Trade, and Increasing Social Complexity

Mick Atha and Kennis Yip

in Piecing Together Sha Po: Archaeological Investigations and Landscape Reconstruction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208982
eISBN:
9789888313952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208982.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 5 examines one of Sha Po’s most fascinating and important periods of cultural development, the Bronze Age, a period during which the local community was making wider and more specialised use ... More


La Case créole

Julia Waters

in Postcolonial Realms of Memory: Sites and Symbols in Modern France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620665
eISBN:
9781789623666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620665.003.0014
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This essay focuses on the evolution of the humble case créole on Île de la Réunion, as physical ‘crystallisation’ of the various stages of the island’s colonial history and of the diverse cultural ... More


Introduction: the tales destruction tells1

Anstett Élisabeth and Dreyfus Jean-Marc

in Destruction and human remains: Disposal and concealment in genocide and mass violence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719096020
eISBN:
9781781707876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096020.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The introduction will detail how the different disciplines (history - anthropology - sociology - law) approach the question of dead bodies during the killing processes. Corpses can be systematically ... More


The Reinvention of Society?

Renaud Morieux

in The Society of Prisoners: Anglo-French Wars and Incarceration in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198723585
eISBN:
9780191790379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723585.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

War is not just destruction and coercion: new ‘social spaces’ are invented and reproduce themselves in wartime. In captivity zones and prison camps, pre-existing social categories might not be seen ... More


Bodies emblazoned

Mark S. Dawson

in Bodies Complexioned: Human Variation and Racism in Early Modern English Culture, C. 1600-1750

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526134486
eISBN:
9781526146656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134493.00010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter aims to fill a small but critical lacuna in the consensus among scholars about how the Stuart theatre both appraised human difference and drew social distinctions thence. This consensus ... More


Nature's Yerde and Ward: Authority and Choice in Chaucer's Parliament of Fowls

Nick Havely

in Medieval Poetics and Social Practice: Responding to the Work of Penn R. Szittya

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243242
eISBN:
9780823243280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243242.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In Nick Havely's essay, the poetic deployment of a specific phrase comments upon marital practices enacted by and imposed upon women. Havely focuses on Chaucer's use of the phrase under youre yerde, ... More


Troubled Man: Limitations of the Masculinity Solution

Damien M. Sojoyner

in First Strike: Educational Enclosures in Black Los Angeles

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816697533
eISBN:
9781452955230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697533.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The fourth chapter presents the harsh realities that young Black men face in the gendered social hierarchy that presents a very limited set of, often problematic, solutions as models. Situated ... More


Emancipatory Space

Simon Springer

in The Anarchist Roots of Geography: Toward Spatial Emancipation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816697724
eISBN:
9781452955155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697724.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In establishing an anarchic framework for understanding public space as a vision for radical democracy, the fourth chapter proceeds as a theoretical inquiry into how an agonistic public space might ... More


Shaming Colonial Africa

Stephen L. Bishop (ed.)

in Scripting Shame in African Literature

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800348431
eISBN:
9781800852327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348431.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

An examination of the ways in which shame was used during the colonial period both to encourage submission to the colonial project and to resist that oppression. The primary texts to consider are Le ... More


Integration of Immigrant Merchants in Trondheim in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Ida Bull

in Trade, Migration and Urban Networks in Port Cities, c. 1640-1940

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893489
eISBN:
9781786944566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893489.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines how immigrants integrated into the maritime mercantile community of Trondheim, Norway, in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth centuries. It focuses on the economic, social, and ... More


In the Eye of the Storm: The Influence of Maritime and Trade Networks on the Development of Ostend and Vice Versa during the Eighteenth Century

Jan Parmentier

in Trade, Migration and Urban Networks in Port Cities, c. 1640-1940

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893489
eISBN:
9781786944566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893489.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the development of trade opportunities in the port of Ostend during the Eighteenth century, particularly the circular manner in which trade helped the port develop, which in ... More


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