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Hunters and Poachers: A Social and Cultural History of Unlawful Hunting in England 1485-1640

Roger B. Manning

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203247
eISBN:
9780191675805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203247.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This study of hunting and poaching, both of which played significant roles in England during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, explores symbolic and covert forms of protest, and adds to the ... More


Prologue

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

in Transient Workspaces: Technologies of Everyday Innovation in Zimbabwe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027243
eISBN:
9780262326155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027243.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

In this prologue, the poaching of elephants in Zimbabwe is discussed. In September 2013, “poachers” had massacred more than ninety elephants in one stroke in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe's largest ... More


Conclusion: The Persistence of the Deer-Hunting Culture

ROGER B. MANNING

in Hunters and Poachers: A Social and Cultural History of Unlawful Hunting in England 1485-1640

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203247
eISBN:
9780191675805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203247.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the persistence of the deer-hunting culture in medieval England. It explains that the deer-hunting culture was already well ... More


Poaching as a Symbolic Substitute for War

ROGER B. MANNING

in Hunters and Poachers: A Social and Cultural History of Unlawful Hunting in England 1485-1640

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203247
eISBN:
9780191675805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203247.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter describes and analyses the symbolic content of poaching in order to show its simulation of the rituals and elements of traditional land warfare in medieval England. The analysis reveals ... More


The Structure of Poaching

ROGER B. MANNING

in Hunters and Poachers: A Social and Cultural History of Unlawful Hunting in England 1485-1640

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203247
eISBN:
9780191675805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203247.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the structure of poaching and illegal deer hunting in medieval England. It explains the leadership of the gentry in poaching gangs and discusses the factionalism in unlawful ... More


Hunting, Poaching, and Social Privilege

ROGER B. MANNING

in Hunters and Poachers: A Social and Cultural History of Unlawful Hunting in England 1485-1640

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203247
eISBN:
9780191675805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203247.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines hunting and poaching in medieval England in the context of social privilege. It explains that almost all monarchs during this period were immersed in the deer-hunting culture ... More


Protection, Punishment, and Reformation

Clive Emsley

in Crime, Police, and Penal Policy: European Experiences 1750-1940

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202850
eISBN:
9780191707995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202850.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter begins by outlining a typology of the police institutions that developed across 19th-century Europe: state civilian (e.g., the Metropolitan Police); state military (e.g., gendarmeries); ... More


The Rise and Fall of Perjury Prosecutions

Wendie Ellen Schneider

in Engines of Truth: Producing Veracity in the Victorian Courtroom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125665
eISBN:
9780300216554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125665.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter investigates the midcentury turn to perjury prosecutions as the main guarantor of testimonial veracity, and the prosecution of perjurers over the ensuing decades, revealing how a ... More


Africa's Cornucopia and Scorpion

Roger D. Stone

in Tropical Forests and the Human Spirit: Journeys to the Brink of Hope

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217997
eISBN:
9780520936072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217997.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter discusses the state of forest conservation in Africa and presents several examples of biodiversity conservation efforts involving local communities. The misguided intervention of ... More


The Professoriate of the Hunt and International Ivory Poaching

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

in Transient Workspaces: Technologies of Everyday Innovation in Zimbabwe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027243
eISBN:
9780262326155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027243.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines the role of Africa's professoriate of the hunt in international ivory poaching. The story of Shadrek Mataruse, the legendary ivory hunter of Mahenye in Zimbabwe, illustrates the ... More


Poaching Wars

in The Liverpool Underworld: Crime in the City, 1750-1900

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316999
eISBN:
9781846317064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317064.015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the history of animal poaching in Liverpool during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It explains that poaching was a double test of skill for criminals because it ... More


Conservation: Then and Now

Dale F. Lott

in American Bison: A Natural History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233386
eISBN:
9780520930742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233386.003.0024
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

Andy Hodge was the first superintendent of the National Bison Range, the first refuge created specifically to prevent wild bison from becoming extinct. Conservation then was mostly a matter of making ... More


Animal detection

Serge A. Wich and Lian Pin Koh

in Conservation Drones: Mapping and Monitoring Biodiversity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198787617
eISBN:
9780191829727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787617.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Detecting animals is a key aspect of drone usage for conservation purposes. This chapter provides an overview of how drones have been used to detect animals and in some cases have been used to derive ... More


Introduction

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

in Transient Workspaces: Technologies of Everyday Innovation in Zimbabwe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027243
eISBN:
9780262326155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027243.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This book examines poaching as a historical example of the means and ways with which Africa's ordinary people engage in creative activities aimed at solving their problems and generating values ... More


Poaching as Criminalized Innovation

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

in Transient Workspaces: Technologies of Everyday Innovation in Zimbabwe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027243
eISBN:
9780262326155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027243.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines the criminalization of African poaching in the wake of emerging wildlife conservation regimes during the colonial period. More specifically, it considers how indigenous hunting ... More


Chimurenga: The Transient Workspace of Self-Liberation

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

in Transient Workspaces: Technologies of Everyday Innovation in Zimbabwe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027243
eISBN:
9780262326155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027243.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines the response of Africans to the criminalization of poaching in the wake of emerging wildlife conservation regimes during the colonial period. More specifically, it considers how ... More


Interest (1767–1812)

Brian Bonnyman

in The Third Duke of Buccleuch and Adam Smith: Estate Management and Improvement in Enlightenment Scotland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748642007
eISBN:
9781474405980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642007.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

By examining the Duke’s public, political and military careers this chapter explores the relationship between paternalism, patriotism and improvement. It argues that the management of the Buccleuch ... More


Bushmeat Hunting in the Serengeti Ecosystem: An Assessment of Drivers and Impact on Migratory and Nonmigratory Wildlife

Dennis Rentsch, Ray Hilborn, Eli J. Knapp, Kristine L. Metzger, and Martin Loibooki

in Serengeti IV: Sustaining biodiversity in a coupled human-natural system

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226195834
eISBN:
9780226196336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226196336.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The Greater Serengeti Ecosystem (GSE), consists of a diverse mix of land-uses, management areas, and local ethnic groups; each with a unique relationship to natural resources. Among the ... More


Ecopolitical elephants

Sarinda Singh

in Natural Potency and Political Power: Forests and State Authority in Contemporary Laos

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835712
eISBN:
9780824871765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835712.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the importance of elephants as especially potent political symbols in Laos. It first considers the ways in which elephants are linked to past royalty as well as the importance ... More


The Arch-Felon

Alison A. Chapman

in The Legal Epic: Paradise Lost and the Early Modern Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226435138
eISBN:
9780226435275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226435275.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In Book 4 of Paradise Lost, Milton depicts Satan in terms of the successive laws that he violates, and the trajectory he plots is a careful one. Satan moves from relatively minor crimes such as ... More


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