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The Cup of Gyptis: Introduction to a Colonial Encounter

Michael Dietler

in Archaeologies of Colonialism: Consumption, Entanglement, and Violence in Ancient Mediterranean France

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520265516
eISBN:
9780520947948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265516.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

What was the nature of the encounter between seaborne intruders from distant Mediterranean city-states and the indigenous peoples of western Europe, and how did it affect the historical ... More


Romantic Indians and their Inventors

Tim Fulford

in Romantic Indians: Native Americans, British Literature, and Transatlantic Culture 1756-1830

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273379
eISBN:
9780191706332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273379.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter considers the history of contact between Indians, Britons, and colonists in the 18th and early-19th century. It investigates the changing forms of representation of each group by the ... More


Encountering War, Encountering Others: Enid Bagnold and Mary Borden

Claire Buck

in The First World War: Literature, Culture, Modernity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780197266267
eISBN:
9780191869198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266267.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This essay examines the literary and cultural trope of the colonial encounter as it appears in the work of First World War women writers. It focuses on British modernist Enid Bagnold and American ... More


The Earliest Iron Age: LC IIIB

Bernard A. Knapp

in Prehistoric and Protohistoric Cyprus: Identity, Insularity, and Connectivity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237371
eISBN:
9780191717208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237371.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The early Iron Age (ca. 1125-1000 BC) represents a major cultural break in the archaeological record of Cyprus. Although often regarded as a time when Aegean migrants or colonists established firm ... More


Youth and the Colonized Mind

Lesley A. Sharp

in The Sacrificed Generation: Youth, History, and the Colonized Mind in Madagascar

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520229501
eISBN:
9780520935884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229501.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the political consciousness of youth. It analyzes the relevant ideological concepts of nation, sacrifice, and homeland, and notes that the colonial encounter is deeply troubled ... More


Archaeologies of Colonialism

Michael Dietler

in Archaeologies of Colonialism: Consumption, Entanglement, and Violence in Ancient Mediterranean France

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520265516
eISBN:
9780520947948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265516.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The colonial encounter in the ancient western Mediterranean constitutes a seminal episode in the colonial process through which the indigenous peoples of the territories that would eventually spawn ... More


Culinary Encounters

Michael Dietler

in Archaeologies of Colonialism: Consumption, Entanglement, and Violence in Ancient Mediterranean France

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520265516
eISBN:
9780520947948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265516.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Food is a domain of social life that presents what should be an obvious target for investigation in seeking to understand the operation of colonialism. It is not simply a convenient index of change ... More


Consumption, Entanglement, and Colonialism

Michael Dietler

in Archaeologies of Colonialism: Consumption, Entanglement, and Violence in Ancient Mediterranean France

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520265516
eISBN:
9780520947948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265516.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

People use alien contacts and goods for their own strategic political agendas and they give new meanings to borrowed cultural elements. Foreign objects are of interest not for what they represent in ... More


Conclusion and Imperial Epilogue

Michael Dietler

in Archaeologies of Colonialism: Consumption, Entanglement, and Violence in Ancient Mediterranean France

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520265516
eISBN:
9780520947948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265516.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

As late as the end of the second century B.C.E., 500 years after the foundation of the Greek colony, the inhabitants of Entremont were cooking their meals in pots that had changed little since the ... More


Speaking Japanese: Language and the Expectation of Empire

Kate Mcdonald

in The Affect of Difference: Representations of Race in East Asian Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852801
eISBN:
9780824868666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852801.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The policy of forced Japanese-language education in Taiwan and Korea has been held up as the exemplar of Japan’s efforts to assimilate colonial populations. Still, scholars have yet to address ... More


Religion as the Site of the Colonial Encounter

in The Culture of Sectarianism: Community, History, and Violence in Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Lebanon

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520218451
eISBN:
9780520922792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218451.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter reconstructs the history of modern sectarian identity in Ottoman Mount Lebanon, which provided the stage on which cataclysmic violence in 1860 was enacted. It notes that the story begins ... More


A History of Violence

Michael Dietler

in Archaeologies of Colonialism: Consumption, Entanglement, and Violence in Ancient Mediterranean France

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520265516
eISBN:
9780520947948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265516.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

In territorial empires (such as the Roman expansion into the western Mediterranean), organized violence is fundamental to the process of colonization and the attempt to establish sovereignty. Both ... More


Constructed Spaces: Landscapes of Everyday Life and Ritual

Michael Dietler

in Archaeologies of Colonialism: Consumption, Entanglement, and Violence in Ancient Mediterranean France

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520265516
eISBN:
9780520947948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265516.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The colonial encounter unfolded within an evolving set of interrelated material and conceptual spaces that both organized the flow of interactions and were reconfigured by the colonial experience. ... More


Introduction

Lentz Carola

in Ethnicity and the Making of History in Northern Ghana

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624010
eISBN:
9780748652969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624010.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Far-reaching political, social, and cultural transformations have taken place since the end of the nineteenth century in North-Western Ghana, a region which in the pre-colonial period was neither ... More


Introduction

Alicia Turner

in Saving Buddhism: The Impermanence of Religion in Colonial Burma

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839376
eISBN:
9780824869571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839376.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book examines the ways in which Buddhist discourse shaped a sense of collective belonging distinct from nation by focusing on Burma's colonial history. More specifically, it considers how ... More


White Men and Indian Women

Tim Fulford

in Romantic Indians: Native Americans, British Literature, and Transatlantic Culture 1756-1830

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273379
eISBN:
9780191706332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273379.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter considers white writers', such as Wordsworth and Hemans, representations of Indian women in terms of the themes gender, sexuality, and colonialism.


Developing Africa in the colonial imagination: European and African narrative writing of the interwar period1

Martina Kopf

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0015
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Suppose we put on a particular set of glasses and look at colonial fiction with a conceptual history of development in mind, what will we see? Can we read its traces in and through the imagination ... More


Porous Walls and Possessive Structures: British Forts and Networks of the Early Modern World

Guido Pezzarossi

in British Forts and Their Communities: Archaeological and Historical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056753
eISBN:
9780813053646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056753.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This conclusion chapter arrays the contributions to the volume along a set of integrative themes that places the archaeology of forts and their communities in direct conversation with critical ... More


Institutional Persons and Personal Institutions: The Asylum and Marginality in Rural Ireland

A. Jamie Saris

in Postcolonial Disorders

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252233
eISBN:
9780520941021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252233.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter presents a detailed ethnography of a classic postcolonial institution, a state mental hospital built as a colonial asylum by the British in rural Ireland. It describes the daily life of ... More


Going ‘home’: exile and nostalgia in the writing of Doris Lessing

Susan Watkins

in Doris Lessing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074813
eISBN:
9781781703274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074813.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Doris Lessing's key novels of the period 1945–1960 examine the years leading up to World War II and the early to middle years of the war itself. The umbrella title of the five-volume novel sequence ... More


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