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Monitoring and Utilizing Escape Routes

Charles W. Smith

in What the Market Teaches Us: Limitations of Knowing and Tactics for Doing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745112
eISBN:
9780191806056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745112.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

In many ways this chapter revisits Chapters 6 to 9 as it utilizes the various practices and skills of all four. As noted earlier, acting sensibly is primarily about “doing” rather than “thinking.” ... More


The Geography of Resistance

Cheryl Janifer LaRoche

in Free Black Communities and the Underground Railroad: The Geography of Resistance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038044
eISBN:
9780252095894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038044.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines escape routes, churches, iron forges and furnaces, and waterways that make up the pathways to freedom and “the geography of resistance.” It considers the concept of freedom as a ... More


Postscript: Escape Routes

Carole Boyce Davies

in Caribbean Spaces: Escapes from Twilight Zones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038020
eISBN:
9780252095863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038020.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter returns to the “twilight” theme but this time focusing on the logic of “escape routes.” It argues that the paradigm of the North as being the only place of freedom can be contested with ... More


Poke Patch, Ohio: A Different Route

Cheryl Janifer LaRoche

in Free Black Communities and the Underground Railroad: The Geography of Resistance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038044
eISBN:
9780252095894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038044.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the relationship between the Underground Railroad and Poke Patch's free Black community, arguing that routes connecting iron furnace regions surrounding the community reveal an ... More


“The Situation”

John Pownall Reeves

in The Lone Flag: Memoir of the British Consul in Macao during World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789888208326
eISBN:
9789888268610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208326.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

The chapter introduces the situation of the British consulate and other members of the consular corps in Macao. Next door to the Japanese consulate, Reeves had some interesting encounters with the ... More


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