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Living with Risk: Beyond Vulnerability/Security

James C. Scott

in Dancing with the River: People and Life on the Chars of South Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300188301
eISBN:
9780300189575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300188301.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter outlines the mental maps of char dwellers, and shows the coping and adjustment strategies that they adopt to live in an environment of vulnerability and isolation. People live in a risky ... More


Seeds of Change: African Agricultural Workers in the Anglo-American Colonies

Frederick C. Knight

in Working the Diaspora: The Impact of African Labor on the Anglo-American World, 1650-1850

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748183
eISBN:
9780814749128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748183.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the interaction between mixed labor forces that included Africans, Indians, and the English; and shows how enslaved Africans, coming out of environments with a range of ... More


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