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The Present in the Past: How Narratives of the Slave-Raiding Era Inform Current Politics in Northern and Central Nigeria

Roger Blench

in Slavery in Africa: Archaeology and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264782
eISBN:
9780191754012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264782.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Although slavery had long existed in Nigeria, the nineteenth century undoubtedly saw a major expansion of long-distance slave raiding fuelled by the rise of the Hausa states. This had significant ... More


On the border: Chiapas, between empire and republic

Sarah Washbrook

in Producing Modernity in Mexico: Labour, Race, and the State in Chiapas, 1876-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264973
eISBN:
9780191754128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264973.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyzes the political, economic, and social relations in Chiapas during the colonial era in order to better understand the nature and impact of the modernizing reforms enacted by ... More


A Brief History of International Investment Agreements *

Kenneth J. Vandevelde

in The Effect of Treaties on Foreign Direct Investment: Bilateral Investment Treaties, Double Taxation Treaties, and Investment Flows

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195388534
eISBN:
9780199855322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388534.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter traces the history of international investment agreements. The history thus far comprises three separate eras. The first, the colonial era, began in the late 18th century and continued ... More


The Allegory of the Cave: Language, Democracy, and a New World Order

Ngũgĩ Wa Thiongʼo

in Penpoints, Gunpoints, and Dreams: Towards a Critical Theory of the Arts and the State in Africa

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183907
eISBN:
9780191674136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183907.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at the role of the intellectual as an interpreter. It examines the genealogy and types of modern African interpreter in the colonial and post-colonial era: the interpreter as a ... More


New States, New State Involvement

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in The Politics of Equity Finance in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195174090
eISBN:
9780199835287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174097.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that stock exchanges organized in the post-colonial era were created to indigenize a degree of foreign direct investment. Transnational corporations listing shares on exchanges in ... More


A History of Powerlessness

Donald M. Linhorst

in Empowering People with Severe Mental Illness: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195171877
eISBN:
9780199865338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171877.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter describes the history of powerlessness of people with mental illness. This helps to put into context current limitations to empowerment and provides direction for creating opportunities ... More


Magazines and the Making of America: Modernization, Community, and Print Culture, 1741-1860

Heather A. Haveman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164403
eISBN:
9781400873883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164403.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

From the colonial era to the onset of the Civil War, this book looks at how magazines and the individuals, organizations, and circumstances they connected ushered America into the modern age. How did ... More


Standing Alone

Philip Jenkins

in The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146165
eISBN:
9780199834341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the development of Southern Christianity in the post-colonial era and notes that with few exceptions and despite Western Christian concern, the new churches have survived and ... More


Serving a Community at Change

Rikkie Yeung

in Moving Millions: The Commercial Success and Political Controversies of Hong Kong's Railway

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098824
eISBN:
9789882207196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098824.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines socio-political modernisation, changing politics, and changing relationships between the government, market and civil society in Hong Kong over the past three decades. The first ... More


American Antisemitism, Black/Jewish Relations: A Matter of Perspective

Ezra Mendelsohn

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.003.0017
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter reviews the literary works of Frederick C. Jaher's A Scapegoat in the New Wilderness: The Origins and Rise of Anti-Semitism in America and Leonard Dinnerstein's Antisemitism in America ... More


‘In History’s Page’: Identity and Myth

Neville Meaney

in Australia’s Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563739
eISBN:
9780191701894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563739.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the ways Australians evoked a British past as a corollary to their sense of themselves as an offshoot of the British race. It identifies three distinct phases in the evolution ... More


Conclusion

Anne Spry Rush

in Bonds of Empire: West Indians and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199588558
eISBN:
9780191728990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588558.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This concluding chapter considers how West Indian understandings of Britishness, as well as the institutional and migratory pathways through which they were reinforced, may have influenced both ... More


Religion, Politics, and the Search for an American Consensus

George M. Marsden

in Religion and American Politics: From the Colonial Period to the Present

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195317145
eISBN:
9780199851386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317145.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The book closes with this chapter's far-ranging overview of the whole course of religion and politics in America. While much can be gained from the particular conclusions of the book's earlier ... More


The Metropolitan Economics of Empire

D. K. FIELDHOUSE

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter concentrates on the metropolitan economic structure of the British Empire. It also focuses on the British side of the equation because B. R. Tomlinson extends the discussion into the ... More


An Ambiguous Intimacy: Farang as Siamese Occidentalism

Pattana Kitiarsa

in The Ambiguous Allure of the West: Traces of the Colonial in Thailand

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091214
eISBN:
9789882207493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091214.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the historical constructions of farang (Westerners) in Thai thought and outlines the influence of this notion on the historical project of the making and remaking of Thai ... More


Rethinking Colonial Institutions, Standards, Life Styles and Experiences

David Faure

in Hong Kong Mobile: Making a Global Population

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099180
eISBN:
9789882206984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099180.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Cultural capital develops within particular institutional environments. This chapter shows that a historical approach gives a more-nuanced and less-politically charged view of the colonial ... More


Burma’s future and the ghosts of the plural society

Richard Cockett

in Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204513
eISBN:
9780300215984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204513.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores how Burmese citizens exercise their new freedoms amid reforms in contemporary Burma. Though freedom is still limited, its citizens are beginning to take advantage of the new ... More


African, Portuguese, and Brazilian Interconnections: The Lusophone Transatlantic Matrix

Fernando Arenas

in Lusophone Africa: Beyond Independence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669837
eISBN:
9781452946948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669837.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter illustrates an analytical framework for understanding the development of Lusophone Africa in relation to the Portuguese-speaking world, particularly Portugal and Brazil. The ... More


Findings and Conclusions

Vibert C. Cambridge

in Musical Life in Guyana: History and Politics of Controlling Creativity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628460117
eISBN:
9781626746480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460117.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This concluding chapter illustrates how Guyana, in its three eras of governance (matured colonialism, internal self-government, post-colonial era), has faced a range of persistent problems which ... More


A Time of Great Change: Sha Po during the Ming–Colonial Era

Mick Atha and Kennis Yip

in Piecing Together Sha Po: Archaeological Investigations and Landscape Reconstruction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208982
eISBN:
9789888313952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208982.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The final chronological discussion in Chapter 7 addresses the Ming and Qing dynasties, which at Sha Po could not be more different in that the former is virtually absent, whereas archaeological ... More


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