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Migration in the Tropical World

Philip D. Curtin

in Immigration Reconsidered: History, Sociology, and Politics

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195055108
eISBN:
9780199854219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195055108.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter locates European and African migration to North America in the long continuum of migrations throughout thousands of years of human history. It connects the geographic locus of migration ... More


Introduction: Ecology, Power, and Imperialism

Corey Ross

in Ecology and Power in the Age of Empire: Europe and the Transformation of the Tropical World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199590414
eISBN:
9780191829901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590414.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Social History

This brief chapter foregrounds the overall arguments of the book by emphasizing the centrality of environmental factors in the history of modern empire, and the important role of imperial power in ... More


Ecology and Power in the Age of Empire: Europe and the Transformation of the Tropical World

Corey Ross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199590414
eISBN:
9780191829901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590414.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Social History

This book provides the first wide-ranging environmental history of the heyday of European imperialism, from the late nineteenth century to the end of the colonial era. It focuses on the ecological ... More


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