Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-9 of 9 items

  • Keywords: agriculturalists x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Introduction

Nicholas P. Cushner

in Why Have You Come Here?: The Jesuits and the First Evangelization of Native America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195307566
eISBN:
9780199784936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195307569.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The purpose of this book is to explain how Christianity replaced Native American belief systems in 16th-century America. The use of the confessionario was important in Christian evangelization but ... More


The Ethiopian Famine

Amartya Sen

in Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198284635
eISBN:
9780191596902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198284632.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A case study of the Ethiopian Famine of 1972–4, which had a reported death toll of between 50, 000 and 200, 000 in a population of about 27 million. An explanation for the famine is analysed in terms ... More


Drought and Famine in the Sahel

Amartya Sen

in Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198284635
eISBN:
9780191596902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198284632.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A case study of the drought of 1968–73, and the famines of the 1970s in the in the six West African countries of Mauritania, Senegal, Mali, Upper Volta, Niger, and Chad. The famines are analysed in ... More


Languages of the Amazon: a bird's-eye view

Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald

in The Languages of the Amazon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199593569
eISBN:
9780191739385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593569.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

We define the limits of Amazonia, and focus on a potted history of peopling of Amazonia and the issue of how many original inhabitants there were before the disastrous effects of the European ... More


Tools and hunter—gatherers

Tim Ingold

in The Use of Tools by Human and Non-human Primates

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198522638
eISBN:
9780191688652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522638.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Compared with the achievements of pastoralists and agriculturalists, hunter-gatherer technology was considered rudimentary indeed. Unlike other animals, hunter-gatherers made and used tools, yet ... More


Trends in Cooperation and Conflict in Native Eastern North America

David H. Dye

in War, Peace, and Human Nature: The Convergence of Evolutionary and Cultural Views

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199858996
eISBN:
9780199332687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858996.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

While conflict was entwined, if not entrenched, in indigenous eastern North America, so too was the ability to limit the scope of conflict and to engender alliances, coalitions, and cooperation. This ... More


Epilogue

Dan Allosso

in Peppermint Kings: A Rural American History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300236828
eISBN:
9780300252620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236828.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter summarizes the development of the peppermint oil industry under the leadership of three families of peppermint kings that were prominent during distinct moments in the economic history ... More


Seeds of Change: African Agricultural Workers in the Anglo-American Colonies

Frederick C. Knight

in Working the Diaspora: The Impact of African Labor on the Anglo-American World, 1650-1850

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748183
eISBN:
9780814749128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748183.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the interaction between mixed labor forces that included Africans, Indians, and the English; and shows how enslaved Africans, coming out of environments with a range of ... More


A Life in Service of Change

Karin Eberhardt

in Burmese Lives: Ordinary Life Stories Under the Burmese Regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199335039
eISBN:
9780199366750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335039.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Karin Eberhardt discusses the life of a Kachin man in the Shan State of Burma. The son of a duwa (village area chief), shaman, and opium cultivator, Sara Brang Awng (a pseudonym) grew up to become an ... More


View: