Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 231 avhandlingar innehållade ordet COLONY.
Sammanfattning : This thesis reassesses the framework we have come to accept around the dynamics of slavery in a series of papers which, together, shed new light on the economics of coercion. Employing a range of newly digitized historical databases covering the economic life and genealogical history of the British Cape Colony through the 18th and 19th centuries, it explores the determinants of labor coercion in light of two significant institutional shocks: the Slave Trade Act 1807, when the transshipment of slaves became illegal, and the Slave Abolition Act 1833 when the possession of slaves was outlawed. LÄS MER
2. Contested Landscapes/Contested Heritage : history and heritage in Sweden and their archaeological implications concerning the interpretation of the Norrlandian past
Sammanfattning : This case study explores how geo-political power structures influence and/or determine the conception, acceptance and maintenance of what is considered to be valid archaeological knowledge. The nature of this contingency is exemplified through an examination of how the prehistory of Norrland, a region traditionally considered and portrayed as peripheral vis-à-vis the centre-South, was interpreted and presented by Swedish archaeologists during the 20th century. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This study is about community maintenance and social cohesion among Old Colony Mennonites in Bolivia. The Old Colony Mennonites constitute a Christian minority that traces its origin to the European Anabaptist movement of the 16th century. LÄS MER
4. Fängelse, skola, uppfostringsanstalt eller skyddshem? : Åkerbrukskolonien Hall för pojkar år 1876-1940
Sammanfattning : År 1876 inrättades uppfostringsanstalten Hall utanför Södertälje. Anstalten var en av de första anstalterna i Sverige som tog emot pojkar i åldrarna 10-15 år som hade dömts i domstol till att insättas på uppfostringsanstalt. Dessutom tog Hall emot pojkar som låg i riskzonen för att bli brottsliga. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis examines the rural artists’ colony in Grez-sur-Loing and its art from the heyday of the community, 1875–1885, when artists from North America, England, Scotland, Ireland, and Scandinavia were gathering in the French village. The international community has hitherto been viewed separately along national or linguistic lines. LÄS MER