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Connecting Histories: Francophone Caribbean Writers Interrogating Their Past

Bonnie Thomas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810557
eISBN:
9781496810595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810557.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Connecting Histories: Francophone Caribbean Writers Interrogating Their Past explores the complex interchange between shared and personal pasts and how they impact upon individual lives. Through ... More


Conclusion

Bonnie Thomas

in Connecting Histories: Francophone Caribbean Writers Interrogating Their Past

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810557
eISBN:
9781496810595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810557.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The image of a rhizomatic network provides a visual framework for the present book. Connecting Histories: Francophone Caribbean Writers Interrogating Their Past reveals the way in which everything is ... More


Conclusion

Farzin Vejdani

in Making History in Iran: Education, Nationalism, and Print Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804791533
eISBN:
9780804792813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791533.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter reevaluates the distinctive features characterizing history writing in the formative years, 1860-1940. It argues that the social profile of the “historian” varied greatly and was ... More


(Dis)connected Empires: Imperial Portugal, Sri Lankan Diplomacy, and the Making of a Habsburg Conquest in Asia

Zoltán Biedermann

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198823391
eISBN:
9780191862106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823391.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

(Dis)connected Empires takes the reader on a global journey to explore the triangle formed during the sixteenth century between the Portuguese empire, the empire of Kōtte in Sri Lanka, and the ... More


(Dis)connecting Empires: Towards a Critical History of Early Modern Imperial Connections

Zoltán Biedermann

in (Dis)connected Empires: Imperial Portugal, Sri Lankan Diplomacy, and the Making of a Habsburg Conquest in Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198823391
eISBN:
9780191862106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823391.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Chapter 1 drafts a roadmap for a critical connected history of empires in the early modern world. It asks where exactly ‘connections’ sit with regard to the global and the local. For an understanding ... More


From Louisiana to Saint-Domingue and from Saint-Domingue to Louisiana

Cécile Vidal

in Caribbean New Orleans: Empire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469645186
eISBN:
9781469645209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645186.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The conclusion explains how this book, by reconsidering the interplay of slavery and race in French New Orleans under the influence of Saint-Domingue, has proposed an alternative way of understanding ... More


Community, Memory, and Migration in a Globalizing World: The Goan Experience, c. 1890-1980

Margret Frenz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199451753
eISBN:
9780199084579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451753.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Goans played a significant role in processes of migration and circulation that created empires and the modern world. This study of globalization from below illuminates how a ‘subaltern elite’ ... More


Conclusion: (Dis)connected Histories and the Beginnings of European Conquest in Asia

Zoltán Biedermann

in (Dis)connected Empires: Imperial Portugal, Sri Lankan Diplomacy, and the Making of a Habsburg Conquest in Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198823391
eISBN:
9780191862106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823391.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The collapse of the inter-imperial dialogue in Sri Lanka calls for further extrapolations regarding the merits and shortcomings of connected history. Do commensurability and the potential for mutual ... More


Daemons Are Forever: Contacts and Exchanges in the Eurasian Pandemonium

David Gordon White

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226692401
eISBN:
9780226715063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226715063.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Dæmons Are Forever is both a record of archaic contacts and transactions between humans and protean spirit beings (dæmons) and an account of exchanges, among human populations, of the science of ... More


The “Transnational Moment” and Its Limits

Nancy L. Green

in The Limits of Transnationalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226608143
eISBN:
9780226608310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226608310.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The frequent interchangeability of “transnationalism” with the terms “globalization,” “comparative history,” or “connected history” shows the flexibility of the term(s), the use of which may depend ... More


Introduction: Querying the Origins of European Conquest in Asia

Zoltán Biedermann

in (Dis)connected Empires: Imperial Portugal, Sri Lankan Diplomacy, and the Making of a Habsburg Conquest in Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198823391
eISBN:
9780191862106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823391.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This introductory chapter presents the question at the core of this study: why conquer? The idea of conquering parts of Asia did not come to Europeans spontaneously, but its early history has rarely ... More


Dæmon-ology

David Gordon White

in Daemons Are Forever: Contacts and Exchanges in the Eurasian Pandemonium

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226692401
eISBN:
9780226715063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226715063.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces the book’s territorial, chronological, and methodological parameters. The Eurasian landmass and coastal Africa were the theater of contacts and exchanges between human ... More


Imagining a Connected History of Religions

David Gordon White

in Daemons Are Forever: Contacts and Exchanges in the Eurasian Pandemonium

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226692401
eISBN:
9780226715063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226715063.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter returns to the themes adumbrated in chapter one, highlighting examples from chapters two through six to reaffirm the book’s principal arguments: that vernacular religion ... More


Introduction to the Mirror

Susan Mokhberi

in The Persian Mirror: Reflections of the Safavid Empire in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190884796
eISBN:
9780190884826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190884796.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Middle East History

During the seventeenth century, French missionaries, travelers, diplomats, and writers raised comparisons between France and Persia that established Persia as a suitable mirror for France. The two ... More


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