"The Dutch Atlantic during an era (following the imperial moment of the seventeenth century) in which Dutch military power declined and Dutch colonies began to chart a more autonomous path.
Author: Wim Klooster
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Category: Business & Economics
"The Dutch Atlantic during an era (following the imperial moment of the seventeenth century) in which Dutch military power declined and Dutch colonies began to chart a more autonomous path. A revisionist history of the eighteenth-century Atlantic world, a counterpoint to the more widely known British and French Atlantic histories"--
Realm between Empires is a powerful revisionist history of the eighteenth-century Atlantic world and provides a much-needed counterpoint to the more widely known British and French Atlantic histories."--
Author: Willem Wubbo Klooster
"Wim Klooster and Gert Oostindie present a fresh look at the Dutch Atlantic in the period following the imperial moment of the seventeenth century. This epoch (1680-1815), the authors argue, marked a distinct and significant era in which Dutch military power declined and Dutch colonies began to chart a more autonomous path. The loss of Brazil and New Netherland were twin blows to Dutch imperial pretensions. Yet the Dutch Atlantic hardly faded into insignificance. Instead, the influence of the Dutch remained, as they were increasingly drawn into the imperial systems of Britain, Spain, and France. In their synthetic and comparative history, Klooster and Oostindie reveal the fragmented identity and interconnectedness of the Dutch in three Atlantic theaters: West Africa, Guiana, and the insular Caribbean. They show that the colonies and trading posts were heterogeneous in their governance, religious profiles, and ethnic compositions and were marked by creolization. Even as colonial control weakened, the imprint of Dutch political, economic, and cultural authority would mark territories around the Atlantic for decades to come. Realm between Empires is a powerful revisionist history of the eighteenth-century Atlantic world and provides a much-needed counterpoint to the more widely known British and French Atlantic histories."--
Chinese culture, now the realm of “barbarians,” from the wild southern lands where the true “Chinese” regime had taken refuge.
Author: Mark Edward Lewis
Publisher: Harvard University Press
After the collapse of the Han dynasty in the third century CE, China divided along a north-south line. Mark Lewis traces the changes that both underlay and resulted from this split in a period that saw the geographic redefinition of China, more engagement with the outside world, significant changes to family life, developments in the literary and social arenas, and the introduction of new religions. The Yangzi River valley arose as the rice-producing center of the country. Literature moved beyond the court and capital to depict local culture, and newly emerging social spaces included the garden, temple, salon, and country villa. The growth of self-defined genteel families expanded the notion of the elite, moving it away from the traditional great Han families identified mostly by material wealth. Trailing the rebel movements that toppled the Han, the new faiths of Daoism and Buddhism altered every aspect of life, including the state, kinship structures, and the economy. By the time China was reunited by the Sui dynasty in 589 ce, the elite had been drawn into the state order, and imperial power had assumed a more transcendent nature. The Chinese were incorporated into a new world system in which they exchanged goods and ideas with states that shared a common Buddhist religion. The centuries between the Han and the Tang thus had a profound and permanent impact on the Chinese world.
The contest between nationalists and colonialists extended into the realm ... the double nature of civilization was to create a separate realm in which ...
Author: Andre Schmid
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Turning from more traditional modes of historical inquiry, Korea Between Empires explores the formative influence of language and social discourse on conceptions of nationalism, national identity, and the nation-state.
... and from this time on Low Countries merchants were active on the Brazilian coast. ... Dutch trade was once again barred from Habsburg realms in 1598.
Author: Christopher Ebert
This study examines the wholesale trade in sugar from Brazil to markets in Europe. The principal market was northwestern Europe, but for much of the time between 1550 and 1630 Portugal was drawn into the conflict between Habsburg Spain and the Dutch Republic. In spite of political obstacles, the trade persisted because it was not subject to monopolies and was relatively lightly regulated and taxed. The investment structure was highly international, as Portugal and northwestern Europe exchanged communities of merchants who were mobile and inter-imperial in both their composition and organization. This conclusion challenges an imperial or mercantilist perspective of the Atlantic economy in its earliest phases.
What Martí discovers through Emerson isan intimate relationship between ... to counter the perception of the material world asa realm of contradictions and ...
Author: Koichi Hagimoto
Category: Literary Criticism
In 1898, both Cuba and the Philippines achieved their independence from Spain and then immediately became targets of US expansionism. This book presents a comparative analysis of late-nineteenth-century literature and history in Cuba and the Philippines, focusing on the writings of José Martí and José Rizal to reveal shared anti-imperial struggles.
——'Personal names in the Nabataean realm: a review article', Journal of Semitic Studies, 44/2 (1999), 251–89. ——'Quelques réflexions sur les Saracènes, ...
Author: Greg Fisher
Publisher: Oxford University Press
An examination of the complex inter-relationships between the Roman and Sasanid Empires, and some of their Arab allies and neighbours, during the last century before the emergence of Islam. Greg Fisher stresses the importance of a Near East dominated by Rome and Iran for the formation of early concepts of Arab identity.
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Author: Aviva Ben-Ur
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
A fascinating portrait of Jewish life in Suriname from the 17th to 19th centuries Jewish Autonomy in a Slave Society explores the political and social history of the Jews of Suriname, a Dutch colony on the South American mainland just north of Brazil. Suriname was home to the most privileged Jewish community in the Americas where Jews, most of Iberian origin, enjoyed religious liberty, were judged by their own tribunal, could enter any trade, owned plantations and slaves, and even had a say in colonial governance. Aviva Ben-Ur sets the story of Suriname's Jews in the larger context of Atlantic slavery and colonialism and argues that, like other frontier settlements, they achieved and maintained their autonomy through continual negotiation with the colonial government. Drawing on sources in Dutch, English, French, Hebrew, Portuguese, and Spanish, Ben-Ur shows how, from their first permanent settlement in the 1660s to the abolition of their communal autonomy in 1825, Suriname Jews enjoyed virtually the same standing as the ruling white Protestants, with whom they interacted regularly. She also examines the nature of Jewish interactions with enslaved and free people of African descent in the colony. Jews admitted both groups into their community, and Ben-Ur illuminates the ways in which these converts and their descendants experienced Jewishness and autonomy. Lastly, she compares the Jewish settlement with other frontier communities in Suriname, most notably those of Indians and Maroons, to measure the success of their negotiations with the government for communal autonomy. The Jewish experience in Suriname was marked by unparalleled autonomy that nevertheless developed in one of the largest slave colonies in the New World.
There is room here for just one example , drawn from the realm of monetary
politics . The Americans repeatedly declined to pony up the cash needed to back
British plans to make the pound convertible . Such an action would have set off a
Author: Marc Trachtenberg
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Incorporated
Written by scholars from both sides of the Atlantic, the work discusses the role European dependence on American support played in the history of European unification.
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54-75 , 97–137 ; and , for a distinctly non - Sinocentric view , Beckwith , Empires
of the ...
Author: Robert Ford Campany
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
This book contains an annotated translation of the largest existing collection of Buddhist miracle texts from China's early medieval period, Wang Yan's Records of Signs from the Unseen Realm, which were compiled around 490 CE.
This book traces the changes that both underlay and resulted from this split in a period that saw the geographic redefinition of China, more engagement with the outside world, significant changes to family life, developments in the literary ...
Author: Mark Edward LEWIS
Publisher: Harvard University Press
After the collapse of the Han dynasty in the third century CE, China divided along a north-south line. This book traces the changes that both underlay and resulted from this split in a period that saw the geographic redefinition of China, more engagement with the outside world, significant changes to family life, developments in the literary and social arenas, and the introduction of new religions.
CHOSROES II on his accession (591 A.D.) conceded to the Empire Armenia, the
region of Taron (near Lake Thospitis), and Arzanene (which had ... They are
united by a Certain Samo into an independent realm between the Avars and
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He also divided his realm between his two sons , giving the governing of Iran from Rey to the farthest east of the realm to Ma ' moun and leaving the western
part of the Islamic empire to Mohammad Amin . Until the year 810 ( 195 A . H . )
Author: Parviz S. Towfighi
This book explores the relationship between Iranian nationalism and Islam, especially Shi'ism as the adopted official religion of the country by the founder of the Safavid Dynasty in 1501 A.D. It covers selected periods in fourteen centuries of theIranian history with greater emphasis on the last two centuries where secular Western reformist ideas overlap with progressive religious thinking, resulting in the COnsitutional Movement of 1905-1909.
Long term alliances between empires were a rarity in the Bronze Age , but short
term military alliances between major ... The realm between the second cataract
and Ugarit spanned a greater distance than that ever dominated by any other ...
... the transformation of Imperial Rome from its position of real power to its
survival as the transformed domain of the idea of a Christian Rome . Implicitly , of
course , this could not be avoided since in the interactions between the Empire
and the ...
Author: Herbert Schutz
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
The Germanic Realms in Pre-Carolingian Central Europe, 400-750 complements the scant historical and ethnographic information left by the classical authors about the peoples of the «migration» period in Central Europe with extensive archeological evidence. This allows additional conclusions about what the people valued, what their sense of style was, how they felt about one another, where and how they lived, and from what they suffered and died. We can even deduce something of their beliefs. By examining their settlement patterns, funerary practices, material cultures, myths of origin, and their Christianization, this book presents a complementary picture of their individual characteristics. It is the intention of this book to make available for English readers a clearer cultural profile of the emergent populations in early medieval Central Europe.
Langdarma's heirs fought for the throne and the empire fell into chaos . The
Tibetans lost control of the oases along the silk route as of 866. Trade with the
Arab Caliphate continued throughout these troubled times . " According to Arab
Author: Valrae Reynolds
Publisher: Prestel Pub
Ranging from the 11th to the 20th century, and covering all forms of art from ceremonial silver objects to prayer wheels and sculpture, this book provides an overview of the Newark Museum's holdings of Tibetan art.