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Can Śivaṉ Be “Re‐Formed”?: The Changing Festival Patterns in the Village of Murukapuḻa

Paul Younger

in Playing Host to Deity: Festival Religion in the South Indian Tradition

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140446
eISBN:
9780199834907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140443.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Murukapula is a modestly sized village in the south of Kerala which looks out onto the backwaters leading to the sea and has a huge Roman Catholic church for its large population of fishermen. The ... More


The Evolution of Resource Property Rights

Anthony Scott

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198286035
eISBN:
9780191718410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286035.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book reacts to an economic literature which relies on theory to explain property rights. To correct this truistic approach the book traces the actual evolution by examining when, where, and how ... More


The Saltwater Frontier: Indians and the Contest for the American Coast

Andrew Lipman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300207668
eISBN:
9780300216691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207668.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book presents the previously untold story of how the ocean became a “frontier” between colonists and Indians. When the English and Dutch empires both tried to claim the same patch of coast ... More


Darkness before Daybreak: African Migrants Living on the Margins in Southern Italy Today

Hans Lucht

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520270718
eISBN:
9780520950467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270718.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This book chronicles the lives of a group of fishermen from Ghana who took the long and dangerous journey to Southern Italy in search of work in a cutthroat underground economy. A story that ... More


Fish and Fishermen in Ottoman Istanbul

Suraiya Faroqhi

in Water on Sand: Environmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199768677
eISBN:
9780199979608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768677.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter explores the history of fish, fishermen, and fishing in early modern Ottoman Istanbul. Accounts from the sixteenth and the seventeenth centuries reveal various techniques used by ... More


People of the Northern Seas

Lewis R. Fischer and Walter Minchinton (eds)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588528
eISBN:
9781786944917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588528.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This volume aims to continue the expansion of maritime history beyond the narrow definition - ‘the study of ships’ - to include all people involved in seagoing activities. The volume consists of ... More


No Aging in India: Alzheimer's, The Bad Family, and Other Modern Things

Lawrence Cohen

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520083967
eISBN:
9780520925328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520083967.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

From the opening sequence, in which mid-nineteenth-century Indian fishermen hear the possibility of redemption in an old woman's madness, this book captures the reader with its interplay of story and ... More


Mordechai Rotenberg

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/9780226181684.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter presents “Sun in a Net” (1942), a poem written by Mordechai Rotenberg. The impetus for the poem may have been paintings of fish, with or without fishermen, a favorite motif of ... More


Embarcadero

David Kipen

in San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268807
eISBN:
9780520948877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268807.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The story of San Francisco is largely the story of its water front. For years all the city's traffic passed up and down the long wooden wharves, sagging with business houses that ranged from saloons ... More


Testing Ecological Models: The Influence of Catch Rates on Settlement of Fishermen in Newfoundland, 1710-1833

Ransom A. Myers

in The Exploited Seas: New Directions for Marine Environmental History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007312
eISBN:
9781786944733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007312.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Ransom A. Myers studies three Newfoundland bays in order to test Scott Gordon’s maxim that renewable resource exploitation becomes unprofitable over time as new exploiters enter the system until ... More


Recent Global Agreements on High Seas Fisheries: Potential Effects on Fisherman Compliance

Geir Hønneland

in Governing High Seas Fisheries: The Interplay of Global and Regional Regimes

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299493
eISBN:
9780191685729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299493.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the extent to which the developing law of high seas fisheries, such as the Fish Stocks Agreement and the FAO Compliance Agreement of 1993, prepares the ground for compliance ... More


Borderland Formations

Johan A. Lindquist

in The Anxieties of Mobility: Migration and Tourism in the Indonesian Borderlands

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832018
eISBN:
9780824869977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832018.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the historical trajectory through which Batam has been transformed from an obscure island located “between” different centers of commerce and power into a major development ... More


The Development of Kaohsiung's Fishing Companies

Henry T. Chen

in Taiwanese Distant-Water Fisheries in Southeast Asia, 1936-1977

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893496
eISBN:
9781786944559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893496.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the development of Kaohsiung’s fishing companies in the postwar era. It examines the difference in demographics caused by the expulsion of Japanese authorities, the presence of ... More


Daily Lives at Sea, Fishing Zones and Politics

Henry T. Chen

in Taiwanese Distant-Water Fisheries in Southeast Asia, 1936-1977

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893496
eISBN:
9781786944559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893496.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter discusses the roles, responsibilities, and socio-political hierarchies between Taiwanese fishermen at sea. It explores the individual roles onboard a fishing vessel, such as the fishing ... More


The Culture and Daily Life of the Kaohsiung Fishing Communities

Henry T. Chen

in Taiwanese Distant-Water Fisheries in Southeast Asia, 1936-1977

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893496
eISBN:
9781786944559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893496.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the daily lives of fishermen and fishing communities in Kaohsiung. It explores the migration networks of Taiwan and how ethnic boundaries impacted job prospects; the onshore ... More


Iceland

J. Th. Thór

in Those Emblems of Hell?: European Sailors and the Maritime Labour Market, 1570-1870

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128831
eISBN:
9781786944818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128831.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter offers a brief survey of Icelandic vessels in the Middle Ages and discusses Iceland’s commercial links with Europe before 1800. It focuses on the role and employment of Icelandic sailors ... More


Nineteenth-Century Expansion of the Newfoundland Fishery for Atlantic Cod: An Exploration of Underlying Causes

Sean T. Cadigan and Jeffrey A. Hutchings

in The Exploited Seas: New Directions for Marine Environmental History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007312
eISBN:
9781786944733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007312.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Sean T. Cadigan and Jeffrey A. Hutchings seek to answer why the Newfoundland Fishery expanded into waters off the Labrador coast. The factors they discover are a combination of the British strategy ... More


Fisheries

David M. Williams and Andrew P. White

in A Select Bibliography of British and Irish University Theses about Maritime History, 1792-1990

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588504
eISBN:
9781786944931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588504.003.0018
Subject:
History, Maritime History

A bibliography of post-graduate theses concerning the Fisheries of Britain and overseas.


Expanding the Public Space

Jairam Ramesh

in Green Signals: Ecology, Growth, and Democracy in India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199457526
eISBN:
9780199085255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199457526.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter details the manner in which wider engagement with stakeholders—experts, practitioners, wider public, administrators, scientists, activists, and businesses—became part of the ... More


Large-Scale Fishing

Annalisa Marzano

in Harvesting the Sea: The Exploitation of Marine Resources in the Roman Mediterranean

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199675623
eISBN:
9780191757167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675623.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines two types of large-scale fishing that were important in antiquity: fishing by means of weirs in coastal lagoons and fishing for pelagic migratory fish, such as tuna and ... More


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