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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

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Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

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The Road to Botany Bay

Paul Carter.

in The Road to Botany Bay

March 2010; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 9622 words.

This chapter considers history as told by the First Fleet chroniclers: Phillip, Tench, Collins, Hunter, and White. It suggests a reflective return to Botany Bay and a spatial interpretation...

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The Road to Botany Bay

Paul Carter.

March 2010; p ublished online August 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 416 pages.

This book, first published in 1987 and considered a classic in the field of cultural and historical geography, examines the poetic constitution of colonial society. Through a far-reaching...

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An Airy Barrier

Paul Carter.

in The Road to Botany Bay

March 2010; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 12516 words.

This chapter illustrates a characteristic strategy of empirical history that suppresses historical accounts of Botany Bay—a strategy that a history of space is bound to resist. Here Botany...

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The Province of Freedom

in Black Poor and White Philanthropists

June 1994; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 18127 words.

On May 10, 1787, the Sierra Leone expedition reached ‘Frenchman's Bay’, Sierra Leone. Captain Thomas Boulden Thompson, commander of one of the ships, H. M. S. Nautilus, signed a treaty with...

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A New Beginning

in Black Poor and White Philanthropists

June 1994; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 19355 words.

After the failure of the Province of Freedom, Granville Sharp immediately hatched a plan to organise a relief expedition to help the survivors and keep them together. He asked for help from...

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Emigration or Deportation?

in Black Poor and White Philanthropists

June 1994; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 22295 words.

London's Black Poor were initially eager to join the Sierra Leone expedition, but many had had second thoughts by November 1786. Those who were chosen were so slow to embark because of the...

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Canada: ‘If they treat the Indians humanely, all will be well’

Julie Evans, Patricia Grimshaw, David Philips and Shurlee Swain.

in Equal Subjects, Unequal Rights

August 2003; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 9012 words.

This chapter focuses on the early political developments in the British settler colonies in the region of North America, which later became Canada, from the late 1830s to around 1870. By...

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Americans and Inuit in the High Arctic

Karen Routledge.

in Do You See Ice?

November 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 14062 words.

Polar expeditions, particularly catastrophic ones, came to dominate outsiders' conceptions of the Arctic in the nineteenth century--but they represented only a very small slice of human...

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Canada: ‘a vote the same as any other person’1

Julie Evans, Patricia Grimshaw, David Philips and Shurlee Swain.

in Equal Subjects, Unequal Rights

August 2003; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 9134 words.

This chapter focuses on the political outcomes of the intensified appropriation of Indigenous lands by British settler colonists in Canada from the 1870s to 1910. The Canadian colonies...

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Streynsham Master's Office: Accounting for Collectivity, Order, and Authority at Fort St. George

in Indian Ink

June 2007; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 16621 words.

By the second half of the seventeenth century, the English East India Company had begun to concentrate its efforts on trading cloth and other products from the Indian subcontinent. This...

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Introduction

Florence D’Souza.

in Knowledge, mediation and empire

August 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 8426 words.

Attempting to analyse James Tod’s position as self-elected defender of the cause of the Rajputs, this book takes “shape-shifting” and “self-translation” in the encounter with human...

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An Outline of Names

Paul Carter.

in The Road to Botany Bay

March 2010; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 12208 words.

This chapter examines the rationale behind Cook’s naming of different places in Australia. It argues that Cook’s choice of names was neither casual nor arbitrary. Although the names did not...

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Dudley, Joseph (1647–1720), colonial governor

B. R. Burg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1415 words.

Dudley, Joseph (1647–1720), colonial governor, was born on 23 September 1647 at Roxbury in Massachusetts Bay Colony, the seventh child of Thomas Dudley (1576–1653), the colony's second...

Bourdillon, Sir Bernard Henry (1883–1948), colonial governor

Robert Pearce.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1243 words.

Bourdillon, Sir Bernard Henry (1883–1948), colonial governor, was born on 3 December 1883 at Emu Bay, Tasmania, the eldest son of the Revd Bernard Keene Bourdillon (1855–1888), cleric, and...

Dummer, Jeremiah

Jonathan M. Chu.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1505 words.

Dummer, Jeremiah (after June 1681–19 May 1739), colonial agent, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Jeremiah Dummer and Anna or Hannah Atwater. Dummer was also known as Jeremy....

Weld, Thomas

Francis J. Bosha.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects. 1498 words.

Weld, Thomas (bap. 15 July 1595), Puritan divine and agent of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, was born in Sudbury, Suffolk, England, the son of Edmund Weld, a dealer in fabrics, and Amy...

Leeds, John

Susan Hamburger.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Mathematics. 1088 words.

Leeds, John (18 May 1705– March 1790), public official, surveyor, and mathematician, was born at Bay Hundred, Talbot County, Maryland, the son of Edward Leeds and Ruth Ball. Leeds,...

Winthrop, John

Charles L. Cohen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 5093 words.

Winthrop, John (12 January 1588–26 March 1649), first governor and chronicler of Massachusetts-Bay, was born in Edwardstone, Suffolk, England, the son of Adam Winthrop, lord of Groton...

Harris, William

Glenn W. LaFantasie.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1671 words.

Harris, William (1610–1681), Rhode Island land proprietor and expansionist, was born in England. Practically nothing is known about his parents and early life, although Roger Williams...

Ludlow, Roger

Thomas W. Jodziewicz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1008 words.

Ludlow, Roger (1590–1664), colonial official and jurist, was the son of Thomas Ludlow of Maiden Bradley, Wiltshire, and Jane Pyle. Educated at Balliol College, Oxford in 1610 and the Inner...