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Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 05 September 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381105-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8110-5
Series: Science and Cultural Theory
Published: 13 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390244-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9024-4
Series: The World Readers
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392279-056
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9227-9
Published: 09 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395164-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9516-4
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... making to resist the expected invasion of Zemaun Shah, the Nabob, Saadut Ali, although fully convinced of the neces- sity of collecting the largest force upon the frontier, called for a detachment of the British troops to attend and guard his person against his own turbulent and disa ected troops. He...
Published: 27 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004615-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0461-5
... was originally the Khoe word for baboon, which is choa kamma, and the !Xam !choa camaa, both of which are based on the sharp chaac chaac bark which the baboons screech when there is a disturbance, or a fight breaks out in the troop s social hierarchy.4 In South Africa s Eastern Cape, Nguni tradition links...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-098
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... to keep permanently a larger portion of the Royal Army in India than heretofore. The Empire has nearly doubled itself within the last twenty years, and the Queen s troops have been kept at the old establishment. They are the body on whom the maintenance of that Empire depends, and the Company ought...
Published: 27 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004615-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0461-5
... chacma was originally the Khoe word for baboon, which is choa kamma, and the !Xam !choa camaa, both of which are based on the sharp chaac chaac bark which the baboons screech when there is a disturbance, or a fight breaks out in the troop s social hierarchy.4 In South Africa s Eastern Cape, Nguni...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-062
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
...224 Returning from War Glenford Howe The enthusiasm with which Jamaicans signed up to serve in World War I turned for many to disillusionment in the war zones. Like all soldiers, troops from the British West Indies Regiment dealt with disease and squalid living conditions. In addi- tion, Caribbean...
Published: 19 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013136-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1313-6
... Research Team (fdRt) to Vietnam.1 Led by Captain Alfred M. Allen, this Special Forces unit was commissioned to conduct dermatological research under combat conditions in order to determine the sources, prevalence, and geographical distribution of [skin diseases] infecting our troops. They were to follow...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-076
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
..., no matter what rank, honored himself and America on Cuban soil. If it had not been for Negro troops the Rough Riders would have been exterminated. The former, fighting desperately without their officers, most of whom had been killed or wounded in the early part of the engagement, saved the battle...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-083
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
.... The at- tempt to take the Philippines from Spain in 1898 led to a drawn- out guerrilla war for in de pen dence that required 126,000 American occupation troops to stifle. After World War II, there were multiple calls for return of the bases or of the land on which the radically expanded U.S. military presence...
Series: a Social Text book
Published: 21 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389804-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8980-4
... of Uzbekistan, which netted aid for the government in Tashkent, and Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines, whose purported ties to al-Qaeda were used as a pretext by the United States to send in troops While not the only group being sponsored, the Taliban were al-Qaeda s most successful deal. Ruled by a monarchy...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-028
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
... running time: 27 minutes From 1951 to 1957 at the Nevada Test Site, the Defense Department ran Exer- cise Desert Rock, a series of military training operations designed to prepare troops psychologically for fighting on an atomic battlefield. Each of the ex- ercises consisted of a war game that involved...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-105
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
..., the United States and its allies finalized plans to return Presi- dent Jean-Bertrand Aristide to power following his ouster in a military coup d état on 30 September 1991. Twenty thousand U.S. troops began landing in Port-au-Prince on 20 September 1994, and soon thereafter rara groups in Bel Air, La Saline...
Series: The World Readers, The World Readers
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-036
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
..., had it been better led, might have made far other history than it did. How many troops the British had in South Africa I do not know, but they were pouring reinforcements into the country, and I think our leaders underestimated the magnitude of the task on which they were embarked. So far...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-149
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... and other warships were in the harbour, but took no action, and the Egyptian troops in the city refused to intervene without orders from Arabi, who was in Cairo. At last a telegram was sent to him. He responded and the disorder ceased. There is no reason to suppose that he planned the riot. But naturally...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-095
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... in any part of the British Territo- ries in India in aid of the Troops of the British Government, to commit any act of mutiny or sedition; and whoever intentionally causes, or endeavours to cause, any other person to commit any such o ence shall be liable upon con- viction to the punishment of death...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373766-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7376-6
... This chapter details the establishment of the occupation itself in different parts of the Dominican territory. Even as Spanish troops had barely arrived, a number of anticolonial mobilizations occurred. The new administration managed to crush these, including a center-island campaign...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373766-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7376-6
... largely without the help of regional neighbors, they had an eager audience. Spanish authority dissolved. Spanish troops were frustrated, exhausted, and dying at an alarming rate. Peninsular authorities debated, but then quickly authorized, Spanish withdrawal. Troops left peacefully in midsummer 1865...