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Introduction: Themes, structure,and objectives

John D. Thompson

in Plant Evolution in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515340
eISBN:
9780191705687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515340.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This introductory chapter sets the scene both in terms of evolutionary themes and regional history. The two main evolutionary themes of the book — diversity and adaptation — are presented and the ... More


The historical context of differentiation and diversity

John D. Thompson

in Plant Evolution in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515340
eISBN:
9780191705687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515340.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter provides a detailed account of the three main features of Mediterranean history that have modulated ecological and evolutionary processes acting on plant biodiversity in the region: ... More


Germany's Ancient Pasts: Archaeology and Historical Interpretation since 1700

Brent Maner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226592916
eISBN:
9780226593104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226593104.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This study shows that Germany has had many ancient pasts, including ones that emphasized the local and regional character of archaeological finds and ones that advanced prehistory as an international ... More


Shipbuilding in the United Kingdom in the Nineteenth Century: A Regional Approach

Simon Ville (ed.)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588535
eISBN:
9781786944900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588535.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This volume tackles the history of Shipbuilding in the United Kingdom in the Nineteenth Century by breaking it down into six regions:- Northeast England; Southeast England; Southwest England; ... More


The Challenges of the Nanjing Massacre: Reflections on Historical Inquiry

Daqing Yang

in The Nanjing Massacre in History and Historiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220065
eISBN:
9780520923515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220065.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

More than a decade ago, a debate about the Nazi Holocaust broke out in West Germany. The historian's debate (Historikerstreit) began when the famous philosopher Jurgen Habermas challenged the ... More


Local Narratives, Regional Histories, and the Demise of Great Zimbabwe

Innocent Pikirayi

in Archaeologies of Listening

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056241
eISBN:
9780813058054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056241.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Archaeologists struggle to understand the demise of Great Zimbabwe because of poor appreciation of local and regional histories of the southern Zimbabwe plateau, post-fifteenth century. Listening to ... More


A Provincial World

Katherine Pickering Antonova

in An Ordinary Marriage: The World of a Gentry Family in Provincial Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199796991
eISBN:
9780199979721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796991.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Family History

The first chapter explores the context of the Chikhachevs’ world as background to the story of Natalia and Andrei. Vladimir province lies on the famed “Golden Ring” in the heartland of European ... More


The Kingdom of Priam: Lesbos and the Troad between Anatolia and the Aegean

Aneurin Ellis-Evans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198831983
eISBN:
9780191869808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831983.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book is a regional history of Lesbos and the Troad from the seventh century BC to the first century AD which examines the extent to which this geographical region became politically, ... More


Present-ing the Past: Aube Tranquille and Le Peuple des terres mêlées

in Haiti Unbound: A Spiralist Challenge to the Postcolonial Canon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314995
eISBN:
9781846316500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316500.009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines Fignolé and Philoctète's critical engagement with specific events in regional and world history. It considers the refusal of grand narrative fixity and subsequent privileging of ... More


The Search for Alternative Outcomes: Conservation and Environmental Degradation in Papua New Guinea

Stuart Kirsch

in Engaged Anthropology: Politics beyond the Text

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297944
eISBN:
9780520970090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297944.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter examines a conservation and development project in Papua New Guinea in the mid-1990s. These projects were intended as alternatives to more destructive forms of resource extraction, ... More


Byzantium and the Bosporus: A Historical Study, from the Seventh Century BC until the Foundation of Constantinople

Thomas Russell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790525
eISBN:
9780191831720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790525.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

A historical study of the city of Byzantium before the foundation of Constantinople, covering the period before the foundation of the city in the Archaic period and Constantine’s choice of the site ... More


Persian Historical Writing under the Safavids (1501–1722/36)

Christoph Marcinkowski

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 3: 1400-1800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199219179
eISBN:
9780191804267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199219179.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter traces the development of Safavid historiography. It discusses regional histories and administrative literature; geographical and travel literature; and the ‘worldview’, methodologies, ... More


Wales since 1939

Martin Johnes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is the first overview of Wales in the period from the Second World War to the early years of devolution. Drawing upon in-depth research, it offers an incisive account of an important phase ... More


Mapping the ‘Sports Nahda’: Toward A History of Sports in the Modern Middle East

Murat C. Yıldız

in Sport, Politics and Society in the Middle East

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190065218
eISBN:
9780190099558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065218.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter traces the formation of a “sports awakening” in the Middle East during the late nineteenth century until the interwar period. This sports awakening consisted of government and private ... More


Chinese Loans and African Structural Transformation

Deborah Brautigam

in China-Africa and an Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198830504
eISBN:
9780191868696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830504.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores Chinese loan finance in Africa and its relevance for Africa’s economic modernization and structural transformation between 1960 and 2016. Drawing on an original database of ... More


Introduction: The Armpit of Greece

Thomas Russell

in Byzantium and the Bosporus: A Historical Study, from the Seventh Century BC until the Foundation of Constantinople

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790525
eISBN:
9780191831720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790525.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

An introduction to the themes explored in this book, the relationship between the Bosporus and the city of Byzantium, and the ways in which this book attempts to differ itself from previous work on ... More


From Chicaza to Chickasaw: The European Invasion and the Transformation of the Mississippian World, 1540-1715

Robbie Ethridge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834350
eISBN:
9781469603742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899335_ethridge
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This sweeping regional history traces the metamorphosis of the Native South from first contact in 1540 to the dawn of the eighteenth century, when indigenous people no longer lived in a purely Indian ... More


Island of Guanyin: Mount Putuo and Its Gazetteers

Marcus Bingenheimer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190456191
eISBN:
9780190456214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456191.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Island of Guanyin explores how Mount Putuo, one of the most popular Buddhist sites in China, has been depicted in a particular genre—the temple or mountain gazetteer. Guanyin (Skr. Avalokiteśvara), ... More


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