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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 July 2015
... emperor Jahangir to become the wife of Captain William Hawkins of the East India Company, and two English women, Frances Steele and Mrs. Hudson. Soon after her husband's death on the voyage to England in 1613, Mariam married another East India Company employee, Captain Gabriel Towerson. After a few years...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 237–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Robert Markley Arguably the most influential account of South and Southeast Asia published in Britain before the mid-eighteenth century, Alexander Hamilton's New Account of the East-Indies (1727) has been ignored or marginalized by recent historians of the British East India Company. Hamilton spent...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Richmond Barbour Focusing on the London East India Company's (EIC) first trading center abroad, the factory in Bantam on Java, this essay explores corporate traumas and divisions of interest in this protoglobal organization that illuminate ongoing volatilities in global capitalism. The factory...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 215–236.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Timothy Davies This article explores the “private trade” network of British East India Company merchants in one segment of the eighteenth-century Indian Ocean world, foregrounding a new perspective on this element of European commerce in early modern Asia. Much recent work on this topic emphasizes...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 261–288.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Nancy Um This article brings together the trade records of the Dutch and English East India Companies' merchants, chronicles in Arabic, and a published French travel narrative to shed light on an overlooked phenomenon, that of early modern medical diplomacy to Qasimi Yemen during the early...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 131–157.
Published: 01 July 2015
... 133 possible relevance of his thesis to synchronous events in the East. Did materialist philosophy have a “renaissance” in Mughal India as well as Europe? Moreover, did debates about materialism in one part of the world prompt or influence similar discussions in another? Finally, can we trace...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 203–209.
Published: 01 March 2008
... historical and conceptual framework. Chapter One, "The Far East, The East India Company, and the English Imagina- tion" demonstrates, for example, how the East India Company arose within a relatively sophisticated global economy, where China played an important role. Sixteenth and seventeenth-century...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 289–313.
Published: 01 July 2015
...: An Outline History to the Early Twentieth Century.” Archipel , no. 28 : 117 – 48 . Kaislaniemi Samuli . 2009 . “Jurebassos and Linguists: The East India Company and Early Modern English Words for ‘Interpreter.’ ” In Selected Proceedings of the 2008 Symposium on New Approaches in...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 119–129.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Asia and the English East India Company, 1660–1760 . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . ———. 1985 . Trade and Civilisation in the Indian Ocean: An Economic History from the Rise of Islam to 1750 . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . ———. 1990 . Asia before Europe: Economy and...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 315–340.
Published: 01 July 2015
... . 1991 . VOC: A Bibliography of Publications Relating to the Dutch East India Company, 1602–1800 . Utrecht, Netherlands : HES . [ Lodewycksz Willem ]. 1617 . 't Eerste Boeck. Historie van Indien, waer inne verhaelt is de avonturen die de Hollantse Schepen bejegent zijn … . Amsterdam...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 1–20.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... Putnam , 1860 . —-. `` Humboldt at Home .'' Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art March 1857 . —-. India, China and Japan . New York : G.P. Putnam & Co. , 1855 . —-. `` Japan .'' Box: Lectures of Bayard Taylor . Chester County Historical Society...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 141–156.
Published: 01 September 2006
... sophisticated strategies of narrative framing, but that his facility for marketing the flavors of the East to the West led him to take part in founding La Choy, the first company to import and package Chinese food for American domestic use. White's narrative does not stop, however, at New's...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 73–98.
Published: 01 April 2015
... : University of Chicago Press . Wood Henry Mrs. . (1861) 1993 . East Lynne . Stroud, UK : Alan Sutton . Citations refer to the 1993 edition . Yuen Karen . 2010 . “Revising the Gothic: The Spiritual Female in ‘The Ghost of a Chance’ and ‘The End of the Dream.’ ” In Mary...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 27–59.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Opportunities.” Science Fiction Studies 23 ( 1986 ): 355 - 358 . ---. Science-Fiction: The Early Years . Kent, OH : The Kent State UP , 1990 . Board of Trade . Companies Registration Office: Files of Dissolved Companies . No. of Company: 123946 ; British and Brazilian Trading Company, Ltd...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 127–140.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., social, and economic hierarchies between the East and the West. Alzona was not the first Filipino woman to employ such a strategy. In a 1920 article, Emma Sarepta Yule highlighted Filipino feminism by contrasting it against the Oriental backwardness of Japanese, Indian, and Chinese women...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2009
... - 110 . Lo Francis . “ Southey, Shelley and the Orientalist Quest: Geography and Genre .” European Journal of English Studies 6 ( 2002 ): 143 - 58 . Majeed Javed . Ungoverned Imaginings: James Mill’s The History of British India and Orientalism . Oxford : Clarendon Press...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 39–56.
Published: 01 September 2006
... 'opening' of Japan was the need for coaling stations on the transpacific routes east. Secondly, that 'opening,' once achieved, rendered accessible a nation which had for many years kept itself firmly located (relatively speaking) in unreachable isolation. 48 GENRE...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 1–37.
Published: 01 March 2008
... wealth of the Portuguese east India trade, and Manuel had chosen exotic animals as the principal medium for doing so. The centerpiece of the embassy was of course the famed elephant Hanno, who—recalling Thomas of Cantim- pre's tale of a parrot and an earlier Pope Leo—inspired amazement by kneeling...
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Genre (2005) 38 (4): 327–352.
Published: 01 December 2005
... 'spontaneously' assumes the form of a 'national enemy'" (211). Thus, the Kosovar in '90s Yugoslavia, like the Jew in Nazi Germany (or today in the former East Germany), becomes the target. Michael Mann constructs a different though reconcilable explanation of the ethnic violence; he points to the...