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Scotland, the Caribbean and the Atlantic World 1750–1820

Douglas Hamilton

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071829
eISBN:
9781781702321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071829.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book is wholly devoted to assessing the array of links between Scotland and the Caribbean in the later eighteenth century. It uses a wide range of archival sources to paint a detailed picture of ... More


Crisis

Stephanie R. Bjork

in Somalis Abroad: Clan and Everyday Life in Finland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040931
eISBN:
9780252099458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040931.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses how and why Somalis may use or avoid networks with local clan relatives when they face everyday crises. Somalis successful in the Finnish formal sector who display ... More


The Fatal Land: War, Empire, and the Highland Soldier in British America

Matthew P Dziennik

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300196726
eISBN:
9780300213508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196726.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

More than 12,000 soldiers from the Highlands of Scotland were recruited to serve in Great Britain's colonies in the Americas in the middle to the late decades of the eighteenth century. This history ... More


The Prehistory of Micronesian Societies

Glenn Petersen

in Traditional Micronesian Societies: Adaptation, Integration, and Political Organization in the Central Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832483
eISBN:
9780824870140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832483.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the prehistory Micronesian societies. It details how Micronesia was originally settled, how its peoples adapted to conditions there, and how several basic adaptations diffused ... More


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