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The Man-Leopard Murders: History and Society in Colonial Nigeria

David Pratten

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625536
eISBN:
9780748670659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625536.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book is an account of murder and politics in Africa, and a historical ethnography of southern Annang communities during the colonial period. Its narrative leads to events between 1945 and 1948, ... More


Echos of Ekpe Owo

David Pratten

in The Man-Leopard Murders: History and Society in Colonial Nigeria

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625536
eISBN:
9780748670659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625536.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

In many senses the Annang past is a ‘scarce resource’. Annang history is hedged in by the practice of past and present religious injunctions, by concepts of knowledge and by the interplay of ... More


Re-Membering Blackness After Reconstruction: Race, Rape, and Political Desire in the Work of Thomas Dixon, Jr.

Sandra Gunning

in Rape, Race, and Lynching: The Red Record of American Literature, 1890–1912

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195099904
eISBN:
9780199855100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099904.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

The first part of this chapter discusses authors and their works which involve black and white races and rape. Late-nineteenth-century American writers did not create the stereotype of the rapist, ... More


Introduction: The Man-Leopard Murder Mysteries

David Pratten

in The Man-Leopard Murders: History and Society in Colonial Nigeria

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625536
eISBN:
9780748670659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625536.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This introductory chapter begins with a background of the ‘man-leopard’ murders, which occurred at Calabar Province in south-eastern Nigeria in 1945. At the time the police investigation was reported ... More


‘Not Equatorial black, not Mediterranean white’: Denis Williams's Other Leopards

John Thieme

in African Athena: New Agendas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199595006
eISBN:
9780191731464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595006.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

Post‐Bernal debates about the extent to which classical Greek culture was informed by Afroasiatic elements are interestingly mirrored in revisionist accounts of the genealogies of Caribbean cultures. ... More


Herding Horses

Schaeffer Kurtis R.

in Himalayan Hermitess: The Life of a Tibetan Buddhist Nun

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152999
eISBN:
9780199849932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152999.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter relates how impermanence arose when Orgyan Chokyi herded horses. One day, as described in this chapter, she went to sell horses at the meadow of Dechen Thang near the Cholung Bum ... More


Introduction

Michael Lannoo

in Malformed Frogs: The Collapse of Aquatic Ecosystems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255883
eISBN:
9780520942530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255883.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

In the summer of 1995, students found a large number of malformed northern leopard frogs (Rana pipiens) on a field trip to Minnesota. This discovery was quickly followed by other similar reports. ... More


Inlaws and Outlaws, 1946

David Pratten

in The Man-Leopard Murders: History and Society in Colonial Nigeria

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625536
eISBN:
9780748670659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625536.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

By February 1946 the murders had resulted in a breakdown in law and order on such a scale that the administrative map was redrawn and eight Court Areas from Abak and Opobo Divisions were amalgamated ... More


The Politics of Improvement, 1947–1960

David Pratten

in The Man-Leopard Murders: History and Society in Colonial Nigeria

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625536
eISBN:
9780748670659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625536.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

The final months of the man-leopard murder investigations in late 1947 represented a key moment in the political trajectory of south-eastern Nigeria. They marked a shift in relations between the ... More


Urban Leopards Are Good Cartographers: Human-Nonhuman and Spatial Conflicts at Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai

Frédéric Landy

in Places of Nature in Ecologies of Urbanism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390595
eISBN:
9789888390281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390595.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In Mumbai, the Sanjay Gandhi National Park is besieged by a sprawling urban agglomeration of 20 million inhabitants. The first part of this paper documents the dangerous and sometimes deadly presence ... More


Scleral Buckling

Daniel A. Brinton and Charles P. Wilkinson

in Retinal Detachment: Priniciples and Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195330823
eISBN:
9780197562543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195330823.003.0012
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Ophthalmology

Inflammatory detachments are usually treated medically. Some serous detachments, such as choroidal hemangioma, respond to photocoagulation or photodynamic ... More


Lucké Renal Adenocarcinoma

Robert G. Mckinnell and Debra L. Carlson

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The Lucké renal adenocarcinoma of northern leopard frogs (Rana pipiens) was originally described by Balduin Lucké during the 1930s. The depletion of frog populations has been a major concern of ... More


Malformed Frogs in Minnesota: History and Interspecific Differences

David M. Hoppe

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Sporadic reports of malformed amphibians are abundant in the literature, and these reports have been thoroughly reviewed prior to the recent “outbreak” of malformations as well as in papers related ... More


Monitoring Pigment Pattern Morphs of Northern Leopard Frogs

Robert G. Mckinnell, David M. Hoppe, and Beverly K. Mckinnell

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0049
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Northern leopard frogs (Rana pipiens) are vulnerable to a herpesvirus-induced cancer of the mesonephros and burnsi differ little in susceptibility to the cancer compared with wild-type frogs. Ranid ... More


Of Men and Deformed Frogs: A Journalist’s Lament

William Souder

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0052
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

In August 1995, a group of middle school students on a field trip in south-central Minnesota discovered malformed northern leopard frogs (Rana pipiens). Within a year, more than 200 outbreaks of ... More


Romance and Racism after the Civil War

Mark C. Jerng

in Racial Worldmaking: The Power of Popular Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823277759
eISBN:
9780823280544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277759.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter discusses the rebirth of the plantation romance from the 1900s through to the 1940s, discussing two key popular fictions: Thomas Dixon’s The Leopard’s Spots and Margaret Mitchell’s Gone ... More


Carnivora

W. Henry Gilbert, Nuria García, and F. Clark Howell

in Homo erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251205
eISBN:
9780520933774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251205.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter examines the carnivore fossils present in the Daka Member. Carnivores from the Daka Member include leopards, lions, and crocutoid hyaenas. There are 10 specimens of carnivore fossils in ... More


Hotspots

Michael Lannoo

in Malformed Frogs: The Collapse of Aquatic Ecosystems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255883
eISBN:
9780520942530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255883.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter describes several malformed frog hotspots, and also describes a staterun aquacultural site from northwestern Iowa that produces malformed frogs. It presents four sets of radiographs of ... More


Hunting and Trapping

Peter Boomgaard

in Frontiers of Fear: Tigers and People in the Malay World, 1600-1950

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300085396
eISBN:
9780300127591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300085396.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses hunting and trapping of tigers in the Malay world. The hunting and trapping of tigers—and occasionally leopards—involved a range of motives. Tigers were killed in order to rid ... More


The Rise, Decline, and Fall of the Tiger

Peter Boomgaard

in Frontiers of Fear: Tigers and People in the Malay World, 1600-1950

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300085396
eISBN:
9780300127591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300085396.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the rise, decline, and fall of the tiger in Malay world. It reveals that the tiger has disappeared from Bali, has disappeared or is about to disappear from Java, and is becoming ... More


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