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The Poetic City: From the Consecration to the Degradation of Spring: the Poet in the Street

VICENTE QUIRARTE

in Mexico City through History and Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264461
eISBN:
9780191734625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264461.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the ways in which the poet and poetry have traced the invisible map of Mexico City and how this literary art protected and strengthened memories while also helping the Mexicans ... More


The Politics of Writing: Julia Kavanagh, 1824-77

Eileen Fauset

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055577
eISBN:
9781781702222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055577.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Julia Kavanagh was a popular and internationally published writer of the mid-nineteenth century whose collective body of work included fiction, biography, critical studies of French and English women ... More


British Slave Emancipation

Green William A.

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202783
eISBN:
9780191675515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202783.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This is a study of the West Indies in the mid-nineteenth century. The author draws together the experiences of more than a dozen different sugar colonies and forms them into a coherent historical ... More


Lords of the Land: Indigenous Property Rights and the Jurisprudence of Empire

Mark Hickford

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199568659
eISBN:
9780191731273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568659.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Philosophy of Law

The recognition and allocation of indigenous property rights have long posed complex questions for the imperial powers of the mid-nineteenth century and their modern successors. Recognizing rights of ... More


Introduction

Michael J. Pfeifer

in The Roots of Rough Justice: Origins of American Lynching

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036132
eISBN:
9780252093098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036132.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter discusses the gaps in current American lynching historiography, noting that, while several recent studies of lynching have enhanced our understanding of the history of the ... More


Class, comprehensives and continuities: a short history of English education policy

Stephen J. Ball

in The education debate: Policy and Politics in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349200
eISBN:
9781447303756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349200.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter deals with the history of English education policy, a history of the present, and how the institution progressed. It notes that this cursory history of education policy is used as a way ... More


Chinese Cubans: A Transnational History

Kathleen M. Lopez

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607122
eISBN:
9781469607986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469607146_Lpez
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the mid-nineteenth century, Cuba's infamous “coolie” trade brought well over 100,000 Chinese indentured laborers to its shores. Though subjected to abominable conditions, they were followed during ... More


Emotional Religion and the Ministerial “Balance-Wheel”

John Corrigan

in Business of the Heart: Religion and Emotion in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221963
eISBN:
9780520924321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221963.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The Protestant churches in Boston in the mid-nineteenth century were troubled by a degree of unsettledness. Pastors came and went, churches opened and closed, houses of worship were moved from one ... More


A “Communist” Revolution: 1848–1882

Zeinab Abul-Magd

in Imagined Empires: A History of Revolt in Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520275522
eISBN:
9780520956537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275522.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In the mid-nineteenth century, the British Empire’s “free-trade imperialism” failed to achieve full domination in Upper Egypt, and its failure brought about a great revolution. This chapter tells six ... More


Cottage Desire: The Bondwoman’s Narrative and the Politics of Antebellum Space

William A. Gleason

in Sites Unseen: Architecture, Race, and American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732465
eISBN:
9780814733271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732465.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter analyzes Hannah Craft's novel The Bondwoman's Narrative, a text not only concerned with, but in many ways structured by, the architectural forms of both bondage and freedom. An ... More


Soil and Food: Agriculture and the Fertility of the Earth

Alison Bashford

in Global Population: History, Geopolitics, and Life on Earth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147668
eISBN:
9780231519526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147668.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter concerns the politicizing forces of food and agriculture, as well as their impact on global nutrition and thus, population. Consider the soil—the primary foundation of agriculture and ... More


Cultural demand and supply in an imperial trading centre: Developing the Liverpool Philharmonic Society Orchestra in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

Fiona M. Palmer

in Global Perspectives on Orchestras: Collective Creativity and Social Agency

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199352227
eISBN:
9780199352258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199352227.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The Liverpool Philharmonic Society lies fifth in line among the oldest concert-giving organisations in Europe. This chapter, tapping the Society’s archive, examines the fundamental internal and ... More


Introduction: Sovereignty and the Nation-State in Nineteenth-Century North America

Frank Towers

in Remaking North American Sovereignty: State Transformation in the 1860s

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288458
eISBN:
9780823290437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288458.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Today’s political map of North America took its basic shape in a continental crisis in the 1860s, marked by Canadian Confederation (1867), the end of the U.S. Civil War (1865), the restoration of the ... More


British Writers and Paris 1830–1875

Elisabeth Jay

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199655243
eISBN:
9780191817311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655243.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Drawing on a wealth of contemporary sources, this book examines British writers’ engagement with mid-nineteenth-century Paris. This historically grounded account of the ways in which Paris touched ... More


The Vaccinators: Smallpox, Medical Knowledge, and the 'Opening' of Japan

Ann Jannetta

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754897
eISBN:
9780804779494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754897.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In Japan, as late as the mid-nineteenth century, smallpox claimed the lives of an estimated twenty percent of all children born—most of them before the age of five. When the apathetic Tokugawa ... More


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