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Saints and their Communities: Miracle Stories in Twelfth-Century England

Simon Yarrow

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199283637
eISBN:
9780191712685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283637.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

This book offers a new approach to the study of lay religion as evidenced in collections of miracle narratives in 12th-century England. There are a number of problems associated with the ... More


Razing Gevele and Fortifying Konya: The Beginning of the Ottoman Conquest of the Karamanid Principality in South-Central Anatolia, 1468

SARA NUR YILDIZ

in The Frontiers of the Ottoman World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264423
eISBN:
9780191734793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264423.003.0016
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the initial Ottoman campaign of conquest of the Karamanid principality with the assault on Gevele, a mountain fortress lying 11 kilometres to the west of Konya, and the seizure ... More


Garrisons and the Local Population in Ottoman Hungary: The Testimony of the Archaeological Finds

IBOLYA GERELYES

in The Frontiers of the Ottoman World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264423
eISBN:
9780191734793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264423.003.0020
Subject:
History, Middle East History

It is generally accepted in Hungarian scholarly literature that Ottoman soldiers stationed on Hungarian territory did not mix with the local Hungarian population during the Ottoman period in Hungary ... More


Village Markets and Informal Marketing

Tom Scott

in Regional Identity and Economic Change: The Upper Rhine 1450-1600

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206446
eISBN:
9780191677120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206446.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

Both the spread of handicrafts and of salt-chests to the countryside testify to the growing commercialization of the Upper Rhine economy in the later Middle Ages. Nowhere was this transformation more ... More


New Networks of Labour

Justin Willis

in Mombasa, the Swahili, and the Making of the Mijikenda

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203209
eISBN:
9780191675782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203209.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter describes the partial transformation of the casual labour force of Mombasa involved in the development of new networks. Numbers of people from the hinterland lived and worked in Mombasa ... More


Geographies of Selling: The Grocery Trades in Provincial Towns

Jon Stobart

in Sugar and Spice: Grocers and Groceries in Provincial England, 1650-1830

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199577927
eISBN:
9780191744884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577927.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

Chapter 4 examines in detail the changing geography of the retail grocery trade. At the national scale, retailing responded to shifts in the number and socio‐economic circumstances of consumers, a ... More


Casual Labour and the Swahili in Mombasa

Justin Willis

in Mombasa, the Swahili, and the Making of the Mijikenda

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203209
eISBN:
9780191675782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203209.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter aims to gain an understanding of why movement to Mombasa was such an attractive option for some people in the early colonial period and demands an analysis of the Mombasa labour market ... More


The Control of Trade

Justin Willis

in Mombasa, the Swahili, and the Making of the Mijikenda

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203209
eISBN:
9780191675782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203209.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter describes how the government controlled trade. Government interference in the trade networks of the coast took two distinct forms. The first was through an attempt to limit participation ... More


Planning Mombasa

Justin Willis

in Mombasa, the Swahili, and the Making of the Mijikenda

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203209
eISBN:
9780191675782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203209.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter describes what efforts were made to reshape the town of Mombasa through town planning by the administration. In Mombasa, the authorities sought to remake urban physical space in order to ... More


Introduction: The Borders of Belonging: Nation and Citizen in the Hinterlands

Renato Rosaldo

in Cultural Citizenship in Island Southeast Asia: Nation and Belonging in the Hinterlands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520227477
eISBN:
9780520935693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227477.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book brings the state into clear focus by asking how it constructs hinterland ethnic groups and, thereby, simultaneously excludes them from full citizenship, also exploring how members of such ... More


The News in the Provinces

Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

in Cultural Citizenship in Island Southeast Asia: Nation and Belonging in the Hinterlands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520227477
eISBN:
9780520935693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227477.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Studying the hinterlands of Kalimantan, Indonesia, this chapter speaks of the hinterland reception of metropolitan news broadcasts. In tacking between a sketch of the metropolitan news and a more ... More


Disciplining the Natives

Samson A. Bezabeh

in Subjects of Empires/Citizens of States: Yemenis in Djibouti and Ethiopia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167294
eISBN:
9781617976797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167294.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines how the mobility of Yemenis during the first half of the twentieth century was structured in three spaces; namely the sea, port spaces, and the hinterland. To dispel the myth of ... More


‘One cannot … hope to obtain the slightest certainty from him’: the first child-witch in Rothenburg, 1587

Alison Rowlands

in Witchcraft Narratives in Germany: Rothenburg, 1561-1652

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719052590
eISBN:
9781781700167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052590.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter analyses the first Rothenburg case involving a self-confessed child-witch from 1587 and explains why the councilors found such cases hard to deal with and what precedents this case set ... More


The Late Roman Erythra Thalassa: (CA. 325–525)

Timothy Power

in The Red Sea from Byzantium to the Caliphate: AD 500-1000

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789774165443
eISBN:
9781617971372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165443.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the formation of Late Antiquity in the Red Sea, including the rise of hitherto peripheral peoples and the spread of monotheism. The commerce and communications of the Late Roman ... More


New Imperialism and Domestic Agitations

Vibert C. Cambridge

in Musical Life in Guyana: History and Politics of Controlling Creativity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628460117
eISBN:
9781626746480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460117.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explains how five governors ruled British Guiana between 1900 and 1920, and how the responses of these proconsuls to the colony's complex set of challenges influenced Guyana's economic, ... More


The Plague

William C. Summers

in The Great Manchurian Plague of 1910-1911: The Geopolitics of an Epidemic Disease

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300183191
eISBN:
9780300184761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300183191.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how plague affected the three major cities, each with a different culture and background, as well as the intervening hinterlands. At the beginning of the epidemic, the Russian ... More


Invasion and Occupation

Alexander Prusin

in Serbia under the Swastika: A World War II Occupation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041068
eISBN:
9780252099618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041068.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

Examines German rule imposed on Serbia after the collapse in Yugoslavia in April 1941. Obsessed with the preparation for the war against the Soviet Union, Hitler relegated Serbia to a source-depot of ... More


The “Red Classic” That Never Was: Wang Lin’s

Lianfen Yang

in The Making and Remaking of China's "Red Classics": Politics, Aesthetics, and Mass Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9789888390892
eISBN:
9789888455003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390892.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

 Hinterland (Fudi), written between 1943 and 1944 by Wang Lin, was the first novel to depict the resistance of the Chinese Communist Party against the Japanese invasion. The first edition of this ... More


Bioarchaeology of Imperialism and Violence

Tiffiny A. Tung

in Violence, Ritual, and the Wari Empire: A Social Bioarchaeology of Imperialism in the Ancient Andes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037677
eISBN:
9780813042183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037677.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents the theoretical background that informs its research, and discusses, generally, how the political organization of states and empires can structure health outcomes. For example, ... More


Forest Collecting Expeditionsand the Pursuit of Opportunities in the Sertão

Heather F. Roller

in Amazonian Routes: Indigenous Mobility and Colonial Communities in Northern Brazil

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804787086
eISBN:
9780804792127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787086.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter and the next examine ways in which native Amazonians fulfilled their service obligations to the state while seeking social and material resources in distant places. Chapter 2 focuses on ... More


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