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The Munster Plantation: Theory and Practice

NICHOLAS CANNY

in Making Ireland British, 1580-1650

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198200918
eISBN:
9780191718274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200918.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the establishment of the Munster plantation. It shows that the plantation society which had been painfully and expensively established over a process of thirteen years was ... More


The Formation of Caribbean Plantation Society, 1689–1748

Richard B. Sheridan

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0018
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Prior to the 19th century, the plantation islands of the Caribbean were the most-valued possessions in the overseas Imperial world. Most valuable by far were the sugar plantations, which ranged from ... More


The Blood of Mothers

Andrew Apter

in Oduduwa's Chain: Locations of Culture in the Yoruba-Atlantic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226506388
eISBN:
9780226506555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226506555.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores historic locations of Yoruba gender ideologies, and their characteristic idioms of fertility and witchcraft, within a range of social practices and economic institutions ... More


The Party of Order: The Conservatives, the State, and Slavery in the Brazilian Monarchy, 1831–1871

Jeffrey D. Needell

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753692
eISBN:
9780804768061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753692.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This study analyzes Brazil's monarchy, which adapted European ideas and practices to a creole plantation society that was traditionally based on African slavery. It focuses upon the Conservatives, ... More


Beyond the Plantation: The Codringtons, Betty’s Hope, and the Defense of Antigua, 1670–1714

Christopher K. Waters

in An Archaeology and History of a Caribbean Sugar Plantation on Antigua

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401285
eISBN:
9781683401735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401285.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Betty’s Hope functioned as a civic and military space as much as an economic space in the early Codrington years. As governors, Christopher Codrington II and Christopher Codrington III doubled as war ... More


Microhistory Set in Motion: A Nineteenth-century Atlantic Creole Itinerary

Rebecca J. Scott

in Empirical Futures: Anthropologists and Historians Engage the Work of Sidney W. Mintz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833452
eISBN:
9781469604558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895344_baca.7
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes Sidney Mintz's Worker in the Cane as a model life history, uncovering the subtlest of dynamics within plantation society by tracing the experiences of a single individual and ... More


The History of French in Louisiana

Nathalie Dajko

in French on Shifting Ground: Cultural and Coastal Erosion in South Louisiana

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830647
eISBN:
9781496830975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830647.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter introduces the reader to Louisiana French. Four varieties of French are generally recognized by linguists: Colonial French, Plantation Society French, Louisiana Creole, and Louisiana ... More


Your Coming Is Not for Trade, but to Invade My People and Possess My Country: A Native American World under Siege, 1608–1790

Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove

in Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635866
eISBN:
9781469635873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635866.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the first contact between the Nacostine tribe and European explorers and settlers in the area that would become the capital of the United States. The cumulative effects of war, ... More


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