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The Legal Adoption of Discovery in the United States

Robert J Miller, Jacinta Ruru, Larissa Behrendt, and Tracey Lindberg

in Discovering Indigenous Lands: The Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579815
eISBN:
9780191594465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579815.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter shows how Discovery was imported and expressly adopted into American colonial and state law in royal charters and colonial and state constitutions, governments, and courts. It explains ... More


British North America in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Stephen Foster

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The maps that laid out the evolution of America from colony to an imperial power in its own right were mostly the work of the Harvard scholar-entrepreneur A. B. Hart, often denominated the creator of ... More


Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America

Virginia DeJohn Anderson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158601
eISBN:
9780199788538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158601.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This study presents colonial American history as the story of three-way interactions among Indians, English colonists, and livestock. By situating domestic animals at the heart of the colonizing ... More


Clio's Daughters Southern Colonial Women and Their Historians

Carol Berkin

in The Devil's Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112436
eISBN:
9780199854271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112436.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter reconstructs the lives of southern colonial women in order to understand the relationship between race and gender. It notes that the scholarship on southern colonial women forces a ... More


Introduction

in Visualizing American Empire: Orientalism and Imperialism in the Philippines

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226075334
eISBN:
9780226075303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075303.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of President William McKinley's dilemma about what to do with the newly acquired Philippines, and then sets out the book's purpose, which is ... More


Tropical Idylls: Maintaining Colonial Spaces and Bodies

Oliver Charbonneau

in Civilizational Imperatives: Americans, Moros, and the Colonial World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750724
eISBN:
9781501750731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750724.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the pleasures and anxieties of American colonials as they negotiated landscapes significant with hazard. It reviews the writings of Charles Ivins and others that contain vivid ... More


New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization

Beverly C. Tomek and Matthew J. Hetrick (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054247
eISBN:
9780813053011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054247.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization is a collection of essays examining African American recolonization to Africa, primarily Liberia. It considers white and black ... More


Self-Scrutiny in the Revolutionary Era

Winthrop D. Jordan

in White Over Black: American Attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834022
eISBN:
9781469600765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838686_jordan.13
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter suggests that colonists during the mid-eighteenth century experienced an awakening to changes which had hitherto passed without conscious assessment. It was almost as if American ... More


The Emergenceof Labor Brokerage: U.S. Colonial Legacies in the Philippines

Robyn Magalit Rodriguez

in Migrants for Export: How the Philippine State Brokers Labor to the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665273
eISBN:
9781452946481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665273.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter recounts the history of labor brokerage in the Philippines. The institutional forerunners for contemporary labor brokerage can be traced to the colonial labor system established by the ... More


Conclusion

Yarí Pérez Marín

in Marvels of Medicine: Literature and Scientific Enquiry in Early Colonial Spanish America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622508
eISBN:
9781800851016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622508.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This section briefly discusses the place of sixteenth century print medical texts written by authors who resided in colonial Mexico within the larger context of the study of Latin American letters. ... More


Climate and Catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic World in the Age of Revolution

Sherry Johnson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834930
eISBN:
9781469602622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869345_johnson
Subject:
History, Latin American History

From 1750 to 1800, a critical period that saw the American Revolution, French Revolution, and Haitian Revolution, the Atlantic world experienced a series of environmental crises, including more ... More


“Whatever Is, Is Right”: The Redwood Library and the Reception of Pope’s Poetry in Colonial Rhode Island

Sean D. Moore

in Slavery and the Making of Early American Libraries: British Literature, Political Thought, and the Transatlantic Book Trade, 1731-1814

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198836377
eISBN:
9780191873621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836377.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Beginning with an analysis of a painting of the slaveholding founder of the Redwood Library of Newport, Rhode Island, that shows him holding a copy of Alexander Pope’s Essay on Man, this chapter ... More


Introduction

James Marten

in Children and Youth in a New Nation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757420
eISBN:
9780814759851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757420.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This introductory chapter briefly charts the origins and history of the American child as a concept, and how this has been formulated during the years between 1840 and the American Revolution. ... More


Childbearing in Colonial America

Lara Freidenfelds

in The Myth of the Perfect Pregnancy: A History of Miscarriage in America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190869816
eISBN:
9780190052171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190869816.003.0002
Subject:
History, Family History, American History: 20th Century

Colonial American women experienced pregnancy in an era when life was always uncertain, the faithful were expected to trust God and submit to fate, and women were celebrated and respected for the ... More


Leaves

Whitney Anne Trettien

Bill Maurer and Lana Swartz (eds)

in Paid: Tales of Dongles, Checks, and Other Money Stuff

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035750
eISBN:
9780262338332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035750.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In the early 18th century, the American colonials were awash with both paper currency and its twin: counterfeit bills. Benjamin Franklin became a proponent of using leafs prints in currency as an ... More


Michael Dalton

in Shaping the Common Law: From Glanvill to Hale, 1188-1688

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757140
eISBN:
9780804779593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757140.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on Michael Dalton's The Countrey Justice, extrinsic merits of which make the case for its status as a classic work of legal literature. First, The Countrey Justice provides the ... More


The Keithian Controversy: A Line in the Sand for the Quakers

Madeleine Pennington

in Quakers, Christ, and the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780192895271
eISBN:
9780191916076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895271.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter assesses the extent to which ordinary Quakers were affected by the theological changes traced through the preceding chapters, through a consideration of the Keithian controversy. It ... More


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