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Lord Byron’s ‘South American Project:’ Aristocratic Radicalism and the Question of Venezuelan Settlement

Rebecca Cole Heinowitz

in Spanish America and British Romanticism, 1777-1826: Rewriting Conquest

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638680
eISBN:
9780748651702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638680.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses Lord Byron's letters of 1819–23, the later sections of Don Juan, and the anti-imperialist poems The Age of Bronze and The Island. It investigates Byron's main motivations for ... More


Western Merchants, Local Interests, and Christian Penetration: A New Interpretation of the Canton System

Gang Zhao

in The Qing Opening to the Ocean: Chinese Maritime Policies, 1684-1757

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836436
eISBN:
9780824871192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836436.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter argues that it is wrong to treat the Canton system as proof that China's rulers wished to cut the country off from the outside world; the policy grew out of concerns about Christian ... More


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