Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-17 of 17 items

  • Keywords: imperial politics x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

A Nation upon the Ocean Sea: Portugal’s Atlantic Diaspora and the Crisis of the Spanish Empire, 1492-1640

Daviken Studnicki-Gizbert

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195175691
eISBN:
9780199872060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175691.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

With the opening of sea routes in the 15th century, groups of men and women left Portugal to establish themselves across the ports and cities of the Atlantic or Ocean Sea. They were refugees and ... More


British India as a Problem in Political Economy: Comparing James Steuart and Adam Smith

Robert Travers

in Lineages of Empire: The Historical Roots of British Imperial Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264393
eISBN:
9780191734571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264393.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The consolidation of political economy as a distinct branch of the science of politics was simultaneous with the expansion and diversification of the overseas British Empire. This new political ... More


The Expansion of the West in the Mediterranean Area

Alfred Haverkamp

in Medieval Germany 1056–1273

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221722
eISBN:
9780191678486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221722.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The first section of this chapter briefly describes the shift in the centre of gravity of imperial politics towards the south, where Imperial Italy played a critical role. The second section ... More


Sugar’s Civilizing Mission: Immigration, Race, and the Politics of Empire, 1898–1913

April Merleaux

in Sugar and Civilization: American Empire and the Cultural Politics of Sweetness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622514
eISBN:
9781469622538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622514.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter considers the imperial politics of sugar in the early decades after the Spanish American War, with particular emphasis on overlapping debates about trade, migration, environmental, and ... More


Gender and Empire

Philippa Levine (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249503
eISBN:
9780191697821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249503.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Focusing the perspectives of gender scholarship on the study of empire, this is a volume of insights about the conduct of men as well as women. Bringing together disparate fields — politics, ... More


Flagships of Imperialism: The P&O Company and the Politics of Empire From Its Origins to 1867

Freda Harcourt and Sarah Palmer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073939
eISBN:
9781781700761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073939.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book is a study on the history of the P&O shipping company, paying due attention to the context of nineteenth-century imperial politics that so significantly shaped the company's development. ... More


Uneasy Military Encounters: The Imperial Politics of Counterinsurgency in Southern Thailand

Ruth Streicher

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751325
eISBN:
9781501751356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751325.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book presents a historically and theoretically grounded political ethnography of the Thai military's counterinsurgency practices in the southern borderland, home to the greater part of the ... More


Scots, the Caribbean and British imperial politics

Douglas J. Hamilton

in Scotland, the Caribbean and the Atlantic World 1750–1820

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071829
eISBN:
9781781702321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071829.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the role of the Scots in the Caribbean and British imperial politics. The changing face of politics in Scotland from the 1760s impelled more and more Scots to look southwards in ... More


The Uncertain Future of Lineages: Siblings during the Reign of Frederick II

Jonathan R. Lyon

in Princely Brothers and Sisters: The Sibling Bond in German Politics, 1100-1250

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451300
eISBN:
9780801467851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451300.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the groups of brothers and sisters who were active within the princely elite during the reign of Emperor Frederick II. It first examines how the changing character of secular ... More


Aftermath and Conclusion

Jim Tomlinson

in Dundee and the Empire: 'Juteopolis' 1850-1939

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748686148
eISBN:
9781474400817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686148.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This concluding chapter examines how imperial politics shaped the battle between India and the Scottish city of Dundee over jute after World War II. In 1948 the Labour government's Working Party on ... More


Demonic Warfare During the Ming: The Emperor and His Daoist Warriors

Mark R. E. Meulenbeld

in Demonic Warfare: Daoism, Territorial Networks, and the History of a Ming Novel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838447
eISBN:
9780824869458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838447.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines demonic warfare during the Ming dynasty by situating Daoist martial rituals within imperial politics. It considers how the liturgical structure of Daoism is implemented on an ... More


Messalina la Meretrice: Envoicing the Courtesan

Wendy Heller

in Emblems of Eloquence: Opera and Women's Voices in Seventeenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520209336
eISBN:
9780520919341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520209336.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter deals with Roman empress, Messalina, the adulterous wife of the emperor Claudius, who in Messalina brought to the luxurious stage of the Teatro San Grisostomo an unmatched reputation for ... More


Flagships of Imperialism1

Freda Harcourt

in Flagships of Imperialism: The P&O Company and the Politics of Empire From Its Origins to 1867

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073939
eISBN:
9781781700761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073939.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter presents an introduction to the book “Flagships of imperialism,” which focuses on the intersection of P&O's history with British imperial politics until 1867. The objective of the ... More


Conclusion

Jonathan R. Lyon

in Princely Brothers and Sisters: The Sibling Bond in German Politics, 1100-1250

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451300
eISBN:
9780801467851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451300.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book has examined how and why siblings cooperated with one another within the German upper aristocracy of the Staufen period. From the fall of Henry the Lion to the crises that followed the ... More


Marital Household

Nathanael Andrade

in Zenobia: Shooting Star of Palmyra

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190638818
eISBN:
9780190638849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190638818.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Zenobia’s marriage to Odainath, the Palmyrene dynast, had a huge impact on her life. Her rise to power would thereafter be closely linked to his political fortunes. This chapter examines the ... More


Aliens 1521–1638

Robert F. Rogers

in Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833343
eISBN:
9780824870287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833343.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter describes the initial contact between the Europeans and the indigenous peoples of the Mariana Islands. It begins with Magellan’s 1521 encounter with the islanders, which would set a ... More


‘Sound this Angrie Message in Thine Eares’: Sympathy and the Translations of the Aeneid in Marlowe’s Dido Queene of Carthage

Sheldon Brammall

in The English Aeneid: Translations of Virgil 1555-1646

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748699087
eISBN:
9781474412384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699087.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that Marlowe’s Dido Queene of Carthage engages with both the English tradition of Virgil translation and the Renaissance commentaries on the Aeneid. Instead of looking at the ... More


View: