The Nature Of Empires And The Empires Of Nature
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📒The Nature Of Empires And The Empires Of Nature ✍ Karl S. Hele
✏The Nature of Empires and the Empires of Nature Book Summary : Drawing on themes from John MacKenzie’s Empires of Nature and the Nature of Empires (1997), this book explores, from Indigenous or Indigenous-influenced perspectives, the power of nature and the attempts by empires (United States, Canada, and Britain) to control it. It also examines contemporary threats to First Nations communities from ongoing political, environmental, and social issues, and the efforts to confront and eliminate these threats to peoples and the environment. It becomes apparent that empire, despite its manifestations of power, cannot control or discipline humans and nature. Essays suggest new ways of looking at the Great Lakes watershed and the peoples and empires contained within it.
📒Empires Of Nature And The Nature Of Empires ✍ John M. MacKenzie
✏Empires of Nature and the Nature of Empires Book Summary : Originally delivered as the Callander Lectures at the University of Aberdeen in 1995, this is a survey of the historiography of the environmental history of the British Empire, suggesting new modes of analysis and connections with the Scottish experience.
📒The Empire Of Nature ✍ John M. MacKenzie
✏The Empire of Nature Book Summary : In The Empire of Nature, John M. MacKenzie assesses the significance of the hunting cult as a major element of the imperial experience in Africa and Asia.
📒Nature Empire And Nation ✍ Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra
✏Nature Empire and Nation Book Summary : This collection of essays explores two traditions of interpreting and manipulating nature in the early-modern and nineteenth-century Iberian world: one instrumental and imperial, the other patriotic and national. Imperial representations laid the ground for the epistemological transformations of the so-called Scientific Revolutions. The patriotic narratives lie at the core of the first modern representations of the racialized body, Humboldtian theories of biodistribution, and views of the landscape as a historical text representing different layers of historical memory.
📒Nature And Empire ✍ Roy M. MacLeod
✏Nature and Empire Book Summary : Surveying Africa, Asia, and the Americas, this important new collection looks at roles of science, medicine, and technology during five centuries of colonialism. This thought-provoking history examines the many intersections of science, politics, and culture during colonialism, including the relation between racism and medical science, "exploration" and its potential for wealth, and the perceived differences between indigenous knowledge and European science. Sixteen chapters focus on such topics as intellectual property rights and biodiversity, "acclimatizing" the world, and science and development. Bringing together contributions from scholars of history and science from around the globe, Nature and Empire forges a new path for readers interested in science and society during the modern era.
📒Nature And Empire In Ottoman Egypt ✍ Alan Mikhail
✏Nature and Empire in Ottoman Egypt Book Summary : In one of the first ever environmental histories of the Ottoman Empire, Alan Mikhail examines relations between the empire and its most lucrative province of Egypt. Based on both the local records of various towns and villages in rural Egypt and the imperial orders of the Ottoman state, this book charts how changes in the control of natural resources fundamentally altered the nature of Ottoman imperial sovereignty in Egypt and throughout the empire. In revealing how Egyptian peasants were able to use their knowledge and experience of local environments to force the hand of the imperial state, Nature and Empire in Ottoman Egypt tells a story of the connections of empire stretching from canals in the Egyptian countryside to the palace in Istanbul, from the forests of Anatolia to the shores of the Red Sea, and from a plague flea's bite to the fortunes of one of the most powerful states of the early modern world.
✏What is Truth On the Nature of Empire Book Summary :
📒The Ruins ✍ Constantin-François Volney
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📒Visions Of Empire ✍ David Philip Miller
✏Visions of Empire Book Summary : Richly illustrated 1996 collection on how Pacific plants and peoples were depicted by European explorers.
📒Nature And The Godly Empire ✍ Sujit Sivasundaram
✏Nature and the Godly Empire Book Summary : A study of the relations between nineteenth-century science and Christianity.