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Frères Ennemis: The French in American Literature, Americans in French Literature

William Cloonan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941329
eISBN:
9781789629101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941329.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Frères Ennemis focuses on Franco-American tensions as portrayed in works of literature. An Introduction is followed by nine chapters, each centred on a French or American literary text which shows ... More


Japanese and British Management: Alliances and Antagonisms

Tony Elger and Chris Smith

in Assembling Work: Remaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241514
eISBN:
9780191714405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241514.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter analyses the organization and activities of management within these Japanese subsidiaries, and how local managers responded to Japanese innovations in work organization and employment ... More


The British ‘Malayans’

Tim Harper

in Settlers and Expatriates: Britons over the Seas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297672
eISBN:
9780191594335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297672.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on ‘British Malaya’ as Sir Frank Swettenham defined it by the end of the 19th century: the Straits Settlements of Penang, Malacca, and Singapore, and the Malay States of the ... More


Settlers and Expatriates: Britons over the Seas

Robert Bickers (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297672
eISBN:
9780191594335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297672.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The British Empire gave rise to various new forms of British identity in the colonial world outside the Dominions. In cities and colonies, and in sovereign states subject to more informal pressures, ... More


Chopin and His World

Jonathan D. Bellman and Halina Goldberg (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691177755
eISBN:
9781400889006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177755.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Fryderyk Chopin (1810–1849), although the most beloved of piano composers, remains a contradictory figure, an artist of virtually universal appeal who preferred the company of only a few sympathetic ... More


Expatriates in Cosmopolitan Egypt: 1864–1956

James Whidden

in Settlers and Expatriates: Britons over the Seas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297672
eISBN:
9780191594335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297672.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

A study of the British community in colonial Egypt, this chapter describes its size, its social types, customary business and leisure activities, as well as characteristic features of its political, ... More


Shanghailanders and Others: British Communities in China, 1843–1957

Robert Bickers

in Settlers and Expatriates: Britons over the Seas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297672
eISBN:
9780191594335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297672.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores what the study of the 30,000 British residents (c.1935) of China and Hong Kong suggests about the identity of such British communities overseas, how they crafted particular ... More


Orphans of Empire

John Darwin

in Settlers and Expatriates: Britons over the Seas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297672
eISBN:
9780191594335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297672.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter reflects on the papers in the volume, exploring the historical significance of these British communities. Clearly, wherever they enjoyed any political or commercial influence, their ... More


Business, the State, and Economic Development, 1919–1947

Maria Misra

in Business, Race, and Politics in British India, c. 1850–1960

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207115
eISBN:
9780191677502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207115.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the implications of granting freedom and autonomy to the Indian economy for the managing agents' business and the ... More


Digital Nomads: In Search of Meaningful Work in the New Economy

Rachael A. Woldoff and Robert C. Litchfield

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190931780
eISBN:
9780190931810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931780.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Urban and Rural Studies

Digital nomads are knowledge workers who actively seek a lifestyle of freedom, using technology to perform their work remotely, traveling far and wide, and moving as often as they like. They have ... More


Introduction

Tsedal Neeley

in The Language of Global Success: How a Common Tongue Transforms Multinational Organizations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196121
eISBN:
9781400888641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196121.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This introductory chapter shows how workers in the global organization Rakuten can be conceived of as expatriates in their own countries. Expatriates (often shortened to “expats”) are people ... More


Anonymous

in Voices from Shanghai: Jewish Exiles in Wartime China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226181660
eISBN:
9780226181684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226181684.003.0021
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter presents “Pins, Not for Me”, a poem written in 1944 by an anonymous author. This poem is about a meaningless incident that epitomizes what Lion Feuchtwanger has described as the life of ... More


Empire careers: Working for the Chinese Customs Service, 1854–1949

Catherine Ladds

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085482
eISBN:
9781781704974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085482.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Chinese Customs Service was a central pillar of the foreign presence in China, 1854–1949. Its far-reaching responsibilities included collecting duties on foreign trade, establishing China's first ... More


Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial

Janet Wilson, Gerri Kimber, and Delia da Sousa Correa (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748669097
eISBN:
9780748695140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669097.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In seeking new possibilities for alignments with, and resolutions to, the contradictory agendas implied by the terms ‘(post)colonial’ and ‘modernist’, the essays in this volume address the clashing ... More


The Expatriate Idyll: The Sun Also Rises

William Cloonan

in Frères Ennemis: The French in American Literature, Americans in French Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941329
eISBN:
9781789629101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941329.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

A critique of American expatriates, mostly veterans of World War I, who turn Europe into a vast American playground. The alleged justification of their behaviour is their traumatic experiences of the ... More


L’Américaine in Paris: Le Divorce

William Cloonan

in Frères Ennemis: The French in American Literature, Americans in French Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941329
eISBN:
9781789629101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941329.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The discussion shows how Diane Johnson’s novel, Le Divorce, is a rewriting of James’ The American. In this version the hero becomes the heroine, yet many of the dichotomies between the French and the ... More


Environmental Winds: Making the Global in Southwest China

Michael J. Hathaway

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520276192
eISBN:
9780520956766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276192.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book challenges the notion that globalized social formations emerged solely in the Global North prior to impacting the Global South. Instead, such globalized formations have been constituted, ... More


Families That Fail: The Mechanisms and Labor of Productivity

Heather Hindman

in Mediating the Global: Expatria's Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786515
eISBN:
9780804788557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786515.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Sending workers overseas is an expensive proposition and a great deal of research is invested in minimizing costs and maximizing returns of expatriate employees. This chapter explores the widely held ... More


Tientsin:: Marriage and the Michies

Isidore Cyril Cannon

in Public Success, Private Sorrow: The Life and Times of Charles Henry Brewitt-Taylor (1857-1938), China Customs Commissioner and Pioneer Translator

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099616
eISBN:
9789882207301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099616.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

It was possible that people in the Customs Service were already familiar with Brewitt-Taylor (B-T) when he joined in 1891 because the staff may have had contact with him in Foochow. This was because ... More


British Factors, Governors, and Diplomats

Gerald MacLean and Nabil Matar

in Britain and the Islamic World, 1558–1713

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199203185
eISBN:
9780191728433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203185.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The first Britons to settle in the Muslim world were consuls, whose job was to ensure the rights and privileges that had been negotiated on behalf of the trading Companies. These were not the ... More


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