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Hungry and Homeless in the Depression

David F. Crew

in Germans on Welfare: From Weimar to Hitler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053111
eISBN:
9780199854479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053111.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the Depression Germany experienced a decade long deterioration of nutrition. This was brought on by the wartime food shortages, the continuation of the Allied blockade after the armistice, ... More


Making Do at the Margins of Maritime Empire

Brian Rouleau

in With Sails Whitening Every Sea: Mariners and the Making of an American Maritime Empire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452338
eISBN:
9780801455087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452338.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter acknowledges that sailors were the largest single community of itinerant peddlers in the world. American men came aboard ships expecting to trade with the globe's inhabitants, and these ... More


Making Land Work?

Victoria C. Stead

in Becoming Landowners: Entanglements of Custom and Modernity in Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856663
eISBN:
9780824872991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856663.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In Papua New Guinea, a country rich in mineral and other natural resources, “development” has become largely inseparable from the extension of capitalist relations of production and exchange across ... More


Entering Moloka‘i Hawaiian Style

Mary Tuti Baker

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0032
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the struggles between subsistence and cash economies on Moloka‘i, Hawai‘i. It highlights how the Kānaka ‘Ōiwi spiritual values of aloha (love as reciprocity), kuleana ... More


Industry Formation

Peter Acton

in Poiesis: Manufacturing in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199335930
eISBN:
9780190208981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335930.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter elucidates the microeconomic forces behind the transformation of classical Greece from a rural subsistence economy, sometimes mediated by a palace, to an urbanized one in which ... More


The Supply and Consumption of Marine Resources at the Inland Center of Caylán, Coastal Ancash

David Chicoine, Carol Rojas, Víctor Vásquez, and Teresa Rosales

in Maritime Communities of the Ancient Andes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066141
eISBN:
9780813058351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066141.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 7 reviews results of zooarchaeological research at Caylán, a large Early Horizon center located 15 km inland in the Nepeña valley on the Peruvian north coast. This dense, urban site was ... More


The Village of Santo Domingo de Ónzole and the Period of Preparation of the Festival of the Kings: The Centrality of Sexual Dichotomy and Role Reversal

Jean Muteba Rahier

in Kings for Three Days: The Play of Race and Gender in an Afro-Ecuadorian Festival

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037511
eISBN:
9780252094729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037511.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the nine-day period of preparation of the Festival in the village of Santo Domingo de Ónzole and presents an ethnographic discussion of the village's marked sexual dichotomy. ... More


Ecological concepts of development? The case of colonial Zambia

Sven Speek

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The focus of the chapter is plant ecological and agro-ecological research in colonial Zambia (Northern Rhodesia), from the Great Depression to the beginning of the so called “Second Colonial ... More


Agricultural Landscapes

Carol A. MacLennan

in Sovereign Sugar: Industry and Environment in Hawaii

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839499
eISBN:
9780824871536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839499.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explores the origins of the early sugar business in Hawaiʻi and the landscape that had formed part of this history. It starts with a tour of the inhabited islands in the 1840s and 1850s, ... More


National Socialist Blueprints for Rural Communities and their Resonance in Agrarian Society

Willi Oberkrome

in Visions of Community in Nazi Germany: Social Engineering and Private Lives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199689590
eISBN:
9780191768316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689590.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The social reality of the rural population in Germany contrasted sharply with the propaganda images of healthy, glad, and fertile farmer families as the racial core of the German Volk. Poor living ... More


“The Many Smoky Fish of the Land”

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in Kua'aina Kahiko: Life and Land in Ancient Kahikinui, Maui

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839550
eISBN:
9780824871475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839550.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the food consumed by ancient Hawaiians based on excavations of Kahikinui house sites. While the staple basis of Hawaiian subsistence was provided by their main starch crops, ... More


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