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Colonial Capital, Global City

D. R. M. Irving

in Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores the twin roles of Manila as a colonial capital and an important node in early modern global networks. It gives a historical overview of the Spanish conquest, the foundation of ... More


Introducing the Domestic Abroad

Latha Varadarajan

in The Domestic Abroad: Diasporas in International Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199733910
eISBN:
9780199866205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733910.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins by laying out the manner in which nation‐states across the board are involved in institutionalizing their relationships with their diasporas while acknowledging them as part of a ... More


Reimagined Nations and Restructured States: Explaining the Domestic Abroad

Latha Varadarajan

in The Domestic Abroad: Diasporas in International Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199733910
eISBN:
9780199866205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733910.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins with an analysis of the dominant disciplinary understandings of trasnationalism and identity, exposing the limitations of their reductive framing, specifically within the liberal ... More


Conclusion: Global Stories

Sarah Abrevaya Stein

in Plumes: Ostrich Feathers, Jews, and a Lost World of Global Commerce

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300127362
eISBN:
9780300142853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300127362.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter, which sums up the key findings of this study on the role of the Jews in the history of the global ostrich feather trade, presents a story that highlights the fleeting nature of success ... More


Autonomy as Reproductive Labour: The Neoliberal Woman and Visual Networks of Empire

Esha Niyogi De

in Empire, Media, and the Autonomous Woman: A Feminist Critique of Postcolonial Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072553
eISBN:
9780199080915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072553.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter studies a neoliberal globalized world that is mostly self-governed and technologically advanced. When transnationalizing India and Bengal, the norms of personal and group autonomy are ... More


Haunted Presents: Europeans, Muslim Immigrants and the Onus of Histories

Amikam Nachmani

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784993078
eISBN:
9781526128560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993078.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Relationships between Europe and its Muslim minorities constitute an extensive focus for discussion both within and outside the Continent. Europe’s readiness to coexist with its Muslim communities, ... More


Postcolonial Eyes: Intercontinental Travel in Francophone African Literature

Aedin Ni Loingsigh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310492
eISBN:
9781846315589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315589
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Over the past two decades, interest in travel has developed significantly. Critical engagement with imperialism, postcolonialism, diasporas, ethnography, and cultural anthropology has led to ... More


Beyond Culture Wars: Reconnecting African and Jewish Diasporas in the Past and the Present

Toby Green

in African Athena: New Agendas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199595006
eISBN:
9780191731464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595006.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

In this paper theoretical and historical connections between African and Jewish diasporas are explored through 17th century Senegambia. Building on the work of Gilroy (1993) and Clifford (1994), and ... More


What if We Can’t Buy a Rice Cooker in Canada?: Across the Ocean to Asian Diasporas

Yoshiko Nakano

in Where There Are Asians, There Are Rice Cookers: How “National” Went Global via Hong Kong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028085
eISBN:
9789882207684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028085.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses how the rice cookers followed Asian migrants, students, and businessmen to Asian diasporas in Europe and North America. In 1979, National's all-male rice cooker team began to ... More


Conclusion: Comparative Thoughts on Julfan Armenians, Multani Indians, and Sephardic Jews

Sebouh David Aslanian

in From the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean: The Global Trade Networks of Armenian Merchants from New Julfa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266872
eISBN:
9780520947573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266872.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Most scholarship on “trade diasporas,” or long-distance mercantile communities and their networks, has tended to be insular and narrowly focused on a single community of merchants. Little work has ... More


Surfing with the Surreal in Tsui Hark's Wave:: Collage Practice, Diasporic Hybrid Texts, and Flexible Citizenship

Tan See-Kam

in Hong Kong Screenscapes: From the New Wave to the Digital Frontier

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028566
eISBN:
9789882206991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028566.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that the accentuated differences or different accents evident in Tsui Hark's early films have correlates with Hamid Naficy's notion of “accented cinema” made by diasporic and ... More


Trade and Traders

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/9780520265516.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Trade, interspersed with episodes of violence, was the principal form of interaction between indigenous peoples of the Mediterranean region and Etruscans and Greeks. But even after the Roman military ... More


Koreans in the Commonwealth of Independent States

Ji-Yeon O. Jo

in Homing: An Affective Topography of Ethnic Korean Return Migration

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824867751
eISBN:
9780824876968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867751.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

I delineate the precarious national belongings of CIS Koreans, which encompass their diaspora history in the Russian Far East, their lives during and after the mass deportation to Central Asia, the ... More


Muslim Diaspora Law

Khan L. Ali and M. Ramadan Hisham

in Contemporary Ijtihad: Limits and Controversies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641284
eISBN:
9780748653256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641284.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses some of the general ideas on Muslim diaspora law, which deals with specific and unique issues facing Muslim diasporas, that is, Muslim populations permanently settled in ... More


Crucibles of Population Displacement Before and During the Great War

Peter Gatrell

in The Making of the Modern Refugee

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674169
eISBN:
9780191752162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674169.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

Chapter 1 establishes a link between war, the unravelling of empire and population displacement by focusing on the Ottoman Empire, Russia and Austria-Hungary. The challenge to Ottoman administration ... More


Explaining migration and displacement

Marjorie Mayo

in Changing Communities: Stories of Migration, Displacement and Solidarities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447329312
eISBN:
9781447329466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329312.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores different definitions and theoretical approaches to the study of migration and displacement. This includes discussion of official definitions of who counts as a ‘refugee’. ... More


The Architecture of Alienation in Modern History

Daniel O. Sayers

in A Desolate Place for a Defiant People: The Archaeology of Maroons, Indigenous Americans, and Enslaved Laborers in the Great Dismal Swamp

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060187
eISBN:
9780813050607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060187.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In Chapter 3, a variety of well-recognized historical processes are discussed as being manifestations of alienation in the modern world. Phenomena such as modes of production, Diasporic exile, ... More


Conclusion: Diaspora and the Enduring (and Diverse) Indigenous Presence in Cuba

Jason M. Yaremko

in Indigenous Passages to Cuba, 1515-1900

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062808
eISBN:
9780813051765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062808.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The conclusion gives brief and extended consideration to the question of transculturation as well as to the legacy of indigenous diasporas to Cuba, particularly with respect to the question of ... More


Introduction: Real Italians, New Immigrants

Laura E. Ruberto and Joseph Sciorra

in New Italian Migrations to the United States: Vol. 1: Politics and History since 1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040955
eISBN:
9780252099496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040955.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory essay documents the data of Italian migration to the United States from 1945 to the present and offers organizational categories through which to better conceptualize these seventy ... More


Diaspora-Government Relations in Forging US Foreign Policies

Josh DeWind and Renata Segura

in Diaspora Lobbies and the US Government: Convergence and Divergence in Making Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479818761
eISBN:
9781479811786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818761.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of diaspora populations in the United States, who have sought to influence US foreign policies toward their homelands. Diasporas' actual or potential ... More


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