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Urban Foundations? Colonial Settlement and Urbanization in the Western Mediterranean

Peter Van Dommelen

in Mediterranean Urbanization 800-600 BC

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263259
eISBN:
9780191734618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263259.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines the relation between urbanization and colonial settlement in the western Mediterranean and evaluates whether the Mediterranean should be considered an urban region. It ... More


Madagascar, 1635–1650

Alison Games

in The Web of Empire: English Cosmopolitans in an Age of Expansion, 1560-1660

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335545
eISBN:
9780199869039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335545.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines two English colonization efforts in Madagascar, which were planned in the 1630s and enacted in the 1640s. Madagascar may have succeeded as a colonial settlement in the 1640s had ... More


Colonial Emigration, Public Policy, and Tory Romanticism, 1783–1830

Karen O’Brien

in Lineages of Empire: The Historical Roots of British Imperial Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264393
eISBN:
9780191734571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264393.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on white colonial emigration and the settlement of the British and Irish following the loss of the first British Empire. In particular, it examines the British imaginative ... More


British Prestige and Fears of Colonial Degeneration

Satoshi Mizutani

in The Meaning of White: Race, Class, and the 'Domiciled Community' in British India 1858-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199697700
eISBN:
9780191732102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697700.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the ‘imperial politics of whiteness’ in relation to both the politico-economic characteristics of British rule and the life-worlds of white bourgeois families. These two were ... More


Selling Algeria: Speculation and the Colonial Landscape

Jennifer E. Sessions

in By Sword and Plow: France and the Conquest of Algeria

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449758
eISBN:
9780801454479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449758.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter considers the debates between colonialists and anticolonialists over Algerian colonization. Advocates of settlement argued from an almost blind faith in Algeria's fabulous fecundity, ... More


Settling the Land

Richard Waterhouse

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/9780199563739.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the settlement of British colonies in Australia from 1788. It examines the ways by which rural Australia became tethered to the Empire and evaluates the role of metropolitan ... More


Convergence

Katherine Howlett Hayes

in Slavery before Race: Europeans, Africans, and Indians at Long Island's Sylvester Manor Plantation, 1651-1884

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785775
eISBN:
9780814724699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785775.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter traces Sylvester Manor's history, revealing a complicated social setting that runs counter to traditional stories of colonial life. Drawing on Sylvester Manor's own archive, the colonial ... More


Conclusions

Eric Klingelhofer

in Castles and Colonists: An Archaeology of Elizabethan Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082467
eISBN:
9781781702505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082467.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Proto-colonial archaeology of Elizabethan Ireland, particularly in the Irish Republic, has only recently begun, and caution warns against advancing firm conclusions at this stage. Nevertheless, this ... More


Losa Surtida: Historical and Archaeological Perspectiveson Imported Ceramics in Alta California

Russell K. Skowronek, M. James Blackman, and Ronald L. Bishop

in Ceramic Production in Early Hispanic California: Craft, Economy, and Trade on the Frontier of New Spain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049816
eISBN:
9780813050232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049816.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Colonial settlements in Alta California imported substantial quantities of ceramics from Mexico, China, and Europe. These imported wares, usually glazed and often quite beautifully decorated, have ... More


Conclusion

Lindsay Proudfoot and Dianne Hall

in Imperial Spaces: Placing the Irish and Scots in Colonial Australia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078378
eISBN:
9781781702895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078378.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter argues for increasing recognition of the diversity of the white presence during modern Australia's foundational narrative and for the complex place narratives created by subaltern ... More


Facts on the Ground: Archaeological Practice and Territorial Self-Fashioning in Israeli Society

Nadia Abu El-Haj

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226001944
eISBN:
9780226002156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226002156.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

Archaeology in Israel is truly a national obsession, a practice through which national identity—and national rights—have long been asserted. But how and why did archaeology emerge as such a pervasive ... More


Soft Places and Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

in Race, Ethnicity and Nuclear War: Representations of Nuclear Weapons and Post-Apocalyptic Worlds

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317088
eISBN:
9781846319792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846317088.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A recurrent motif of post-nuclear-war fiction is the use of Australia and the South Pacific as the location of human survivors. This chapter traces the cultural history that has given this motif its ... More


Architectural Remains at Fort St. Joseph

Erika K. Hartley and Michael S. Nassaney

Michael S. Nassaney and Michael S. Nassaney (eds)

in Fort St. Joseph Revealed: The Historical Archaeology of a Fur Trading Post

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056425
eISBN:
9780813058160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056425.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter reveals the architectural remains recovered at Fort St. Joseph. Unlike other colonial settlements, no detailed maps, drawings, or descriptions have come to light to illuminate the ... More


Mapping the territory: a brief historical overview

Michael O’Brien

in Poverty, policy and the state: The changing face of social security

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347992
eISBN:
9781447303046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347992.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides a brief historical overview of the development and changes in social security in New Zealand. It begins by identifying the social-security dimensions in the early period of ... More


Gunther of Pairis’s Hystoria Constantinopolitana

George E. Demacopoulos

in Colonizing Christianity: Greek and Latin Religious Identity in the Era of the Fourth Crusade

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284429
eISBN:
9780823285976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284429.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter looks at Gunther of Pairis's Hystoria Constantinopolitana, which is a hagiography celebrating the theft of Constantinopolitan religious treasure. Indeed, its primary source is to explain ... More


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