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Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 12 December 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390534-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9053-4
Published: 20 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375647-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7564-7
... By means of a discussion of C. L. R. James’s interest in William Thackeray’s novel Vanity Fair, this chapter discusses “free trade,” commodification, and the representation of colonial trades in tea, chintz, calico, silk, and opium, which bring together colonialism in the West Indies and East...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-088
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... crowd of men, women, and children of all sorts. The mulatto and Negro women were gathered a certain distance away, as was the custom; they had pulled out all the stops to rival the elegance of the white Creole and European ladies. Occasionally the freedwomen s calico skirts, striped or flowered...
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By Anna Arabindan-Kesson
Published: 22 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021377-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2137-7
... will be discussed in chap- ter 2. For a firsthand account of the extent of the international markets for British printed cottons, see in particular Silver, Henry Adams Diary ; S. D. Chapman, Quantity versus Quality ; Montgomery, Printed Textiles; Floud, Origins of English Calico Printing ; Nieto- Galan...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-123
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... for Lee Smith s The Dev il s Dream as the greatest novel of mountain ballads and country music, chronicling five generations of a Virginia family, from hollers to Opryland, the dulcimer- and- calico story, Robert Cantwell wrote in a review for Appalachian Journal. If McCrumb never quite peaked as high...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-049
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... the beginning of the period of contract, each labourer was is- sued with agricultural implements, cooking utensils and a suit of clothing. Trousers were made out of oznaburgh and shirts out of striped Holland or flannelette. Women s clothes were made from brown calico and striped Holland. This represented...
Published: 22 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021377-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2137-7
... and West Africa, records show that by the mid- seventeenth century these textiles were being sold to buyers in Britain. The influx of relatively new lighter and more colorful fabrics which were called calico, a mispronunciation of Calicut, a port in Malabar on India s west coast had an enormous impact...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-092
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... to ourselves. In front of the mirror, we speak and our words are turned inside out and upside down in a mélange of calico. Who hears what we say? Who tries to understand what we want to say? They would rather declare that we re crazy. They would rather call us names. Disgusting. Blabbermouth. We don t know how...
Series: New Americanists, New Americanists
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377641-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7764-1
... Uplift and the Bottom Line 39 beads, or calico or whatever they like and not fight with bookshelves or anything unless you are trying to improve them. I think that the improve• ment of the human race is for scientists, educators, etc.; I don't look upon it as a function...
Published: 22 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021377-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2137-7
... Melville and Edith Wharton. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1999. Calico and Capital. Penny Illustrated Paper, December 2, 1899, 7. Callen, Anthea. The Art of Impressionism: Painting Technique and the Making of Moder- nity. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2000. Callender, Guy Stevens. Selections from...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 28 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013211-020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9169-1
... pukankokon, which approximately means opening the money. Both cer- emonies required the descendants of the deceased to give gifts (of money, calico, and food) primarily to the descendant s maternal relatives but also to ­others (see Otto 2018). This par­tic­u­lar case involved competition over who...
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By Anna Arabindan-Kesson
Published: 22 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021377-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2137-7
..., Dana, 125, 152 Cabinet of Freedom, 177 Caboose, The. See Butterscotch Caboose. Cahaba, Alabama, 42, 218n44 Calcutta, India, 74 Calhoun, John, 209 calico, 74, 75, 97, 105 Arabindan_ALL_FF.indd 288 2/24/21 1:00 PM i n D e x { 289 } Calloway, Thomas J.: Exhibit of the American Negroes, 158 Camp...
Published: 22 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021377-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2137-7
..., there was an established trade in textiles and resin between Salem, Massachusetts, and Zanzibar. American merchants sailed to Zanzi- bar, on the East African coast, where they traded a coarse, unbleached calico called merikani (Swahili for American ) for a variety of commodities, includ- ing gum copal, embedding them...
Series: Radical perspectives : a radical history review book series
Published: 13 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394815-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9481-5
... passed. Empleados (both male and female) made up the large majority of the writers, and they asked for cards to buy material like calico and cashmere as well as stockings and shoes. Individual residents also wrote. For example, Viriginia J. de Sánchez, a resident of the Santa María la Ribera neighborhood...
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By Lesley Stern
Series: Writing Matters!
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-029
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
... Ga- nambarr. We can call up the things that Macassans give us calico, eyeglasses, hats, machetes all of the names were incorporated into our language and young people know these as such. The Macassans showed us how to make the canoe. Whereas, White people came and teach Yolngu people a word called...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-078
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection., e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391517-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9151-7
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 25 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007227-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0722-7
... and other massacres that accompany the establishment of strongholds and trading posts around the four corners of the planet. It de- pends on the supply of canvas, masts, timber, pitch, flax, and rope for sail- ing ships, but also luxury goods such as raw silk, glazed and printed calico, salt to preserve...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-044
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
.... Trousers were made out of oznaburgh and shirts out of striped Holland or flannelette. Women s clothes were made from brown calico and striped Holland. This represented a further break in tradition and the demise of the dhoti and sari for many. New immigrants were supplied with rations for the first few...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004424-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0442-4
... naked while Drana and Delia are shown with their calico homespun dresses pulled down to their waists. This difering nakedness ofers a view into the desire of the white Eu ro pean and American scientists, the photographer, and the slaveholders located outside the frame of the image as it self...