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Black, White, and Red: Communism and Anti-Colonialism in Alan Bush’s The Sugar Reapers

Joanna Bullivant

in Red Strains: Music and Communism Outside the Communist Bloc

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265390
eISBN:
9780191760440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265390.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The opera The Sugar Reapers (1962–5), by Alan Bush (1900–95), is doubly outside the communist bloc: the work of an English communist, set in the remote South American colony of British Guiana. Yet ... More


A New Orleans Trumpeter in a New York Band

Jeffrey Magee

in The Uncrowned King of Swing: Fletcher Henderson and Big Band Jazz

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195090222
eISBN:
9780199871469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090222.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

Louis Armstrong's brief tenure in Henderson's band forms a crucial moment in the history of jazz. Many jazz historians have argued that Armstrong's hot solos caused Henderson's band to sound passé, ... More


Fiji: A Segregated Society

Paul Younger

in New Homelands: Hindu Communities in Mauritius, Guyana, Trinidad, South Africa, Fiji, and East Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391640
eISBN:
9780199866649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391640.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

A Council of Chiefs ceded the Fiji Islands to the British in 1874. Governor Farquhar immediately arranged for sugarcane plantations and Indian workers, but he insisted that Native‐Fijians should ... More


“We Shall Need Jesuits to Bring Them to Us”

Sarah A. Curtis

in Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines Philippine Duchesne's longstanding interest in Catholic evangelization among Native Americans. Upon arrival in Missouri, she succeeded in enrolling a few mixed‐race Indian girls ... More


Funerals and Politics

Ann Fairfax Withington

in Toward a More Perfect Union: Virtue and the Formation of American Republics

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195068351
eISBN:
9780199853984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068351.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the political stance which drove the colonists to reform the customs of funerals and frugality. In 1764 and 1765, the British Parliament passed new legislation taxing American ... More


The Logic of Compromise in Mexico: How the Countryside Was Key to the Emergence of Authoritarianism

Gladys I. McCormick

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628943
eISBN:
9781469627762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628943.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Under the helm of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), Mexico witnessed one-party rule for almost eight decades, making it one of the most successful cases of authoritarianism in ... More


Key to the New World: A History of Early Colonial Cuba

Luis Martínez-Fernández

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781683400325
eISBN:
9781683400981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400325.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Key to the New World is the first comprehensive English-language history of early colonial Cuba published in the last 100 years. It is divided into eight chapters that cover a range of topics since ... More


The Impact of Free Trade

William A. Green

in British Slave Emancipation

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202783
eISBN:
9780191675515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202783.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the impact of free trade on the production of sugar, consumption of sugar in mainland Britain, and the West Indies' market competitiveness. In 1846, Lord John Russell passed ... More


Frontiers of servitude: Slavery in narratives of the early French Atlantic

Michael Harrigan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122261
eISBN:
9781526136183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122261.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Based on original research into little-examined printed and archival sources, this book explores the fundamental ideas behind early French thinking about Atlantic slavery by asking three central ... More


For an Eco-Archive

John Patrick Walsh

in Migration and Refuge: An Eco-Archive of Haitian Literature, 1982–2017

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941633
eISBN:
9781789629200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941633.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter continues to build the conceptual and historical frame of the eco-archive. It argues that contemporary Haitian literature records the transformation of the environment and accumulates ... More


From King Cane to the Last Sugar Mill: Agricultural Technology and the Making of Hawaii's Premier Crop

C. Allan Jones and Robert V. Osgood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840006
eISBN:
9780824868635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840006.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Sugarcane arrived in Hawai‘i with the Polynesian settlers, and sugar grew into an important industry in the mid-1800s. By the early twentieth century Hawai‘i had become a world leader in sugarcane ... More


The Revolution in Texas: International Migration, Capitalist Agriculture, and the Interstate Migrant Stream

John Weber

in From South Texas To the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625232
eISBN:
9781469625256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625232.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the birth of commercial agriculture in South Texas during the 1910s and 1920s as improved transportation and irrigation facilities combined with the massive numbers of ... More


Drowned in Sweetness: Integration and Exception in the New Deal Sugar Programs

April Merleaux

in Sugar and Civilization: American Empire and the Cultural Politics of Sweetness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622514
eISBN:
9781469622538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622514.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter explores the New Deal sugar programs that used marketing quotas and benefit payments to support mainland farmers and prevent radicalism at home and abroad. It begins with a discussion of ... More


New Deal, New Empire: Neocolonial Divisions of Labor, Sugar Consumers, and the Limits of Reform

April Merleaux

in Sugar and Civilization: American Empire and the Cultural Politics of Sweetness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622514
eISBN:
9781469622538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622514.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the debates over the political status of the island territories which took place through the New Deal sugar programs. Despite President Franklin D. Roosevelt's protest, ... More


The countryside

Marcus Milwright

in An Introduction to Islamic Archaeology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623105
eISBN:
9780748671298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623105.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

This chapter considers aspects of the archaeology of non-urban environments across the Islamic world. The first section is concerned with the employment of field surveys and excavations to track ... More


Sugar wars: the culture of free trade versus the culture of anti-slavery in Britain and the British Caribbean, 1840–50

Philip Harling

in The Cultural Construction of the British World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097898
eISBN:
9781526104403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097898.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This is the story of a culture war that pitted two mid-Victorian shibboleths against each other. By the 1840s, Britons prided themselves on their opposition to slavery, and were quickly coming to ... 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


Asymmetric Architectures of Enslaved People in Jamaica: An Archaeological Study of Household Variation at Good Hope Estate

Hayden F. Bassett

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/9781683400912.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The “slave village” occupies an important place in Caribbean archaeology, though the internal variations and dynamics of villages have yet to be thoroughly addressed. This has resulted in an ... More


The Promise of Cardenismo in Rural Morelos

Gladys I. McCormick

in The Logic of Compromise in Mexico: How the Countryside Was Key to the Emergence of Authoritarianism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628943
eISBN:
9781469627762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628943.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter studies President Lázaro Cárdenas’s (1934-1940)–Mexico’s quintessentially reformist leader–impact on the countryside. It locates Cardenismo within a longer historical trajectory of ... More


The Logic of Compromise: The Forgotten Tale of Antonio Jaramillo

Gladys I. McCormick

in The Logic of Compromise in Mexico: How the Countryside Was Key to the Emergence of Authoritarianism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628943
eISBN:
9781469627762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628943.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The chapter documents the resurgence in peasant activism at the Zacatepec cooperative after 1947. A new cadre of leaders stepped up to press peasant demands upon an unapologetically corrupt general ... More


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