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International Migration, Identity, and Development in Oceania: A Synthesis of Ideas

Richard Bedford

in International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

At the turn of the millennium, new geographies and histories are being written for the thousands of atolls, reef islands, volcanic cones and continental islands that comprise the region termed ... More


Working Feminism

Geraldine Pratt

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615698
eISBN:
9780748671243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615698.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Working Feminism looks at key concepts and debates within feminist theory and puts them to work concretely in relation to the real problems faced by Filipina domestic workers and Asian youth in ... More


Virtual Travel in the Age of High Imperialism

Daniel Foliard

in Dislocating the Orient: British Maps and the Making of the Middle East, 1854-1921

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226451336
eISBN:
9780226451473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451473.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

This chapter assesses the effects of the growing imperial involvement in the region on the cartographic production of the 1870s and 1880s. It describes how the biblically tinged Orientalism of the ... More


Routes and Realms: The Power of Place in the Early Islamic World

Zayde Antrim

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199913879
eISBN:
9780199980178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913879.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book explores the ways in which Muslims expressed attachment to land from the ninth through the eleventh centuries, the earliest period of intensive written production in Arabic. The conceptual ... More


Conversion Diplomacy: Lankan Imperial Projects and the Politics of Catholic Universalism

Zoltán Biedermann

in (Dis)connected Empires: Imperial Portugal, Sri Lankan Diplomacy, and the Making of a Habsburg Conquest in Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198823391
eISBN:
9780191862106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823391.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Chapter 4 explores the ways in which rulers and princes across Sri Lanka followed Bhuvanekabāhu’s initiative and engaged diplomatically with the Portuguese empire. Conversion to Catholicism became a ... More


Tropical Visions in an Age of Empire

Felix Driver and Luciana Martins (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226164717
eISBN:
9780226164700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226164700.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The contrast between the temperate and the tropical is one of the most enduring themes in the history of the Western geographical imagination. Caught between the demands of experience and ... More


The Matrioshka Principle and Its Discontents: Connecting Imperial Ideas Across the Continents

Zoltán Biedermann

in (Dis)connected Empires: Imperial Portugal, Sri Lankan Diplomacy, and the Making of a Habsburg Conquest in Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198823391
eISBN:
9780191862106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823391.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Chapter 3 explains on what grounds Lankan rulers remained committed to the idea of co-opting the Portuguese through tributary diplomacy, against the backdrop of a growing regional conflict involving ... More


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