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Beyond the Steppe Frontier: A History of the Sino-Russian Border

Sören Urbansky

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691181684
eISBN:
9780691195445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181684.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

The Sino-Russian border, once the world's longest land border, has received scant attention in histories about the margins of empires. This book rectifies this by exploring the demarcation's ... More


Walking, Singing, Pointing, Usuthu Gorge

Angela Impey

in Song Walking: Women, Music, and Environmental Justice in an African Borderland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226537962
eISBN:
9780226538150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226538150.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter Three proceeds as a walk undertaken with the women in Usuthu Gorge, a ward situated at the precise juncture of South Africa, Mozambique and Swaziland. Framed as an extended narrative, the ... More


Simultaneous Sovereignties

Jeffrey Alan Erbig Jr.

in Where Caciques and Mapmakers Met: Border Making in Eighteenth-Century South America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655048
eISBN:
9781469655062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655048.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter demonstrates how the mapping of a Luso-Hispanic border in the Río de la Plata transformed territorial practices. Following the boundary commissions, colonial officials sought to populate ... More


Introduction

Radhika Singha

in The Coolie’s Great War: Indian Labour in a Global Conflict, 1914–1921

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197525586
eISBN:
9780197554562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197525586.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

(246)The introduction outlines the quest to shed some light on the follower or non-combatant ranks of the Indian Army and to draw upon the approaches of trans-national and connected history to locate ... More


The Recruiter’s Eye on the ‘Primitive’: Those Who Went to the Great War and Those Who Wouldn’t

Radhika Singha

in The Coolie's Great War: Indian Labour in a Global Conflict, 1914-1921

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197525586
eISBN:
9780197554562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197525586.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

(237words) This chapter explores the deepening during World War one of colonial interest in the military, labor and political potential of those it categorized as ‘primitive’ populations. Among these ... More


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