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To Lyons

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0043
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author sets out for Lyons, France and presents an account of his journey. He describes the city of Lyons and comments on its curious mode of building, the dyeing manufactory, the house wherein ... More


Advertising the town

Katy Layton-Jones

in Beyond the Metropolis: The changing image of urban Britain, 1780-1880

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099694
eISBN:
9781526104038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099694.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Drawing on a vast range of promotional ephemera, chapter four reveals the wide-ranging impact that commercial advertisements had upon the developing identities of British provincial towns. It ... More


From Pre-industrial to Industrial Kabul: The Bazaars and the Manufactories

Marcus Schadl

in The Bazaar in the Islamic City: Design, Culture, and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165290
eISBN:
9781617971334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165290.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The Kabul bazaars, the centers of trading and pre-industrial production, were strung out along the town's main thoroughfares. They formed the spine, where the city's public and economic life ... More


“Altogether Preferable to Shoes”: The Fashioning of Moccasins

Catherine Cangany

in Frontier Seaport: Detroit's Transformation into an Atlantic Entrepot

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226096704
eISBN:
9780226096841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226096841.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Chapter three serves as a companion to chapter two, substantiating the reciprocal commercial and cultural transactions between Detroit and its various controlling powers. It asks: as the “goods of ... More


Jews and Trade in the Estate Economy

Adam Teller

in Money, Power, and Influence in Eighteenth-Century Lithuania: The Jews on the Radziwiłł Estates

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798440
eISBN:
9780804799874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798440.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Jewish merchants were, with Radziwiłł encouragement, the dominant force in local markets. They were particularly important in allowing the estate administration to take advantage of new opportunities ... More


Camping on the Common

Richard Archer

in As If an Enemy's Country: The British Occupation of Boston and the Origins of Revolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199895779
eISBN:
9780190254551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199895779.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the Bostonians' reaction to the British military's occupation of Boston in 1767. Bostonians had a different strategy for opposing the military presence and British policy, ... More


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