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Conclusion to Part I

John N. Collins

in Diakonia: Re-Interpreting the Ancient Sources

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195396027
eISBN:
9780199852383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396027.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In the second book of the Republic, Plato writes a few paragraphs on the place of trade and merchandising in society. His use of “diakonia” and its cognate words there is examined here in itself and ... More


Media Franchising: Creative License and Collaboration in the Culture Industries

Derek Johnson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814743478
eISBN:
9780814743492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814743478.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

While immediately recognizable throughout the United States and many other countries, media mainstays like X-Men, Star Trek, and Transformers achieved such familiarity through constant reincarnation. ... More


Of the unfortunate event and shipwreck (which some have attributed to a lack of prudence) of a pilot named Juan Bermúdez, who departed the port of this city of Santo Domingo on the island of Hispaniola bound for Castile in the year 1538 and returned from the Azores the following year, 1539, without making Spain.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0022
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

In 1538, Fernando Gorjón sent to Castile a ship he owned with a cargo of crates of sugar, cowhides, and cassia. The ship sailed with good weather from the port of Santo Domingo and, following the ... More


Of shipwrecks and the very marvelous occurrence that is here recounted.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0029
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter tells the story of a ship with many passengers aboard which left the city of Santo Domingo for Spain with cargo. After some days sailing, the ship began taking on so much water that two ... More


Estimating Foreign Exchange Loss due to Declining Commodity Prices

Mohammad A. Razzaque, Philip Osafa‐Kwaako, and Roman Grynberg

in Commodity Prices and Development

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199234707
eISBN:
9780191715488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234707.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the foreign exchange losses suffered by LDCs, HIPCs, and SVS through the sustained weakness in relative prices of primary commodities. Falling real prices of commodities have ... More


Marginalization of LDCs and Small Vulnerable States in World Trade

Bijit Bora, Roman Grynberg, and Mohammad A. Razzaque

in Commodity Prices and Development

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199234707
eISBN:
9780191715488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234707.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter attempts to explain marginalization for LDCs and SVS in merchandise exports in terms of falling share of agricultural products in total global exports, and in terms of world export-GDP ... More


Store and Mill

Edward L. Ayers

in Southern Crossing: A History of the American South, 1877-1906

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086898
eISBN:
9780199854226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086898.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The mercantile business in the South has been in an upswing. The chapter details the experiences of a young “drummer” Arch Trawick and the opportunities that wholesale drummers had. Advertising was ... More


Gold Candle: Prosperity and Abundance

R. Andrew Chesnut

in Devoted to Death: Santa Muerte, the Skeleton Saint

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199764662
eISBN:
9780199932535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764662.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the devotion to Santa Muerte's as a patron saint of prosperity and abundance. It describes how Saint Death not only brought prosperity to true believers but also to those who ... More


‘it's All Up To You!’: Sequelisation and User-Generated Content

Carolyn Jess-Cooke

in Film Sequels: Theory and Practice from Hollywood to Bollywood

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626038
eISBN:
9780748670895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626038.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter states that merchandising, marketing and deferred narrative endings underline the key theoretical principles of sequelisation. It specifically explores the sequelisation as a method by ... More


India’s Foreign Trade: Recent Patterns, Challenges, and Prospects

Malini Chakravarty

in Economics: Volume 2: India and the International Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458943
eISBN:
9780199086894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458943.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the recent pattern of India’s merchandise trade and tries to understand whether, and to what extent, the surge in trade, in particular exports, in the recent period can be seen ... More


The Demise of Dr. Buzzard: Black Belt Hoodoo between the Two World Wars

Katrina Hazzard-Donald

in Mojo Workin': The Old African American Hoodoo System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037290
eISBN:
9780252094460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037290.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the black belt Hoodoo complex between the two world wars, with particular emphasis on the demise of Dr. Buzzard. Also known as Stepheney Robinson, Dr. Buzzard is Hoodoo's most ... More


Platforms

Nancy K. Baym

in Playing to the Crowd: Musicians, Audiences, and the Intimate Work of Connection

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479896165
eISBN:
9781479815357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479896165.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The stage, merchandise table, and social media (MySpace, Facebook and Twitter) are compared to show how social media platforms have changed the terms of interaction between artists and audiences. ... More


Engagement with the World Economy

Deepak Nayyar

in Catch Up: Developing Countries in the World Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199652983
eISBN:
9780191761263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652983.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The engagement of developing countries with the world economy witnessed a decline during the period from 1950 to 1980, particularly as compared with the past, but revived circa 1980 to gather ... More


‘Furth of this realm’ and ‘in her shop’: merchants and merchandisers

Cathryn Spence

in Women, Credit, and Debt In Early Modern Scotland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781784992538
eISBN:
9781526104182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992538.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter considers the role of women as merchants and shopkeepers. Women did not function as merchants in this period as men did, in that they did not travel to conduct business, but they did ... More


Roxana’s Legacy: Feminism and Capitalism in the West

Anne Emmanuelle Berger

in The Queer Turn in Feminism: Identities, Sexualities, and the Theater of Gender

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253852
eISBN:
9780823260904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253852.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter addresses the vexing issue of the consanguine relationship of Western feminism with capitalism. Without either commanding or decrying this relationship, the author shows its long lasting ... More


Local Agendas and National Goals

David Andrew Nichols

in Engines of Diplomacy: Indian Trading Factories and the Negotiation of American Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626895
eISBN:
9781469626918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626895.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The first U.S. Indian factories, opened at Coleraine, Detroit, Saint Stephens, and other locations, served the southeastern and Great Lakes Indian nations. The War Department instructed the factors ... More


The Maritime Port of Alexandria

in How Many Miles to Babylon?: Travels and Adventures to Egypt and Beyond, From 1300 to 1640

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236580
eISBN:
9781846313295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236580.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Viewed from a distance, Egypt appeared to rise out of the sea while Alexandria looked like a shining noble place surrounded by formidable double walls with supporting towers, moats, warlike machines, ... More


Your Diamonds May Flash Gaily, But There’s Blood on Them: A Shoddy Aristocracy

J. Matthew Gallman

in Defining Duty in the Civil War: Personal Choice, Popular Culture, and the Union Home Front

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620992
eISBN:
9781469623184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620992.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter explores the northern attitudes towards those who profited from the war through hypocritical or fraudulent means, by pointing at the economic sins of Union war profiteers. A citizen who ... More


Imagined Bodies

Sowande' M. Mustakeem

in Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040559
eISBN:
9780252098994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040559.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the range of captives representative of the human merchandise made available to foreign buyers by introducing the notion of imagined bodies. Broadening the lexicon of the slave ... More


“The Inhabitants Are Well Supplied with Provisions of Every Description”

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/9780226096841.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Chapter two tracks and analyzes the consumption patterns of transnational merchandise (the commodities making up the “empire of goods” brought to Detroit by the merchants profiled in chapter one) ... More


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