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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Duma, Dervish (1908–1998), diplomatist and leader of the Albanian community in Britain

Robert Elsie and Bejtullah D. Destani.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Business and Management; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 875 words.

Duma, Dervish (1908–1998), diplomatist and leader of the Albanian community in Britain, was born on 4 July 1908 in Borsh on the southern coast of Albania, then still part of the Ottoman...

Expatriate Foreign Relations: Britain’s American Community and Transnational Approaches to the U.S. Civil War

Stephen Tuffnell.

in Diplomatic History

September 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History; Diplomatic History; International History. 13416 words.

This article proposes that U.S. foreign relations in the nineteenth century were structured around the transnational interconnections of American communities overseas. The diplomacy of...

Dennis, Lawrence

Steven Leikin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1237 words.

Dennis, Lawrence (25 December 1893?–20 August 1977), diplomat and far-right author, was born in Atlanta, Georgia, the son of Sallie Montgomery. Nothing is known of his biological father....

Weiser, Conrad

Nicolas W. Proctor.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1199 words.

Weiser, Conrad (02 November 1696–13 July 1760), diplomat and interpreter, was born in Affstätt, Württemberg (now part of Germany), to John Conrad Weiser, a soldier, baker, and community...

Austin, Warren Robinson

Travis Beal Jacobs.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1451 words.

Austin, Warren Robinson (12 November 1877–25 December 1962), U.S. senator and ambassador, was born in the rural community of Highgate Center, Vermont, near the Canadian border, the son of...

Pocket-Sized Imperialism: U.S. Designs on Colonial Currency

Alvita Akiboh.

in Diplomatic History

November 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History; Diplomatic History; International History. 12630 words.

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This article examines currency in the United States colonial empire. It argues that federal and colonial officials used money to spread symbols of...

Visiting the Metropole: Muslim Colonial Subjects in the United States, 1904–1927

Oliver Charbonneau.

in Diplomatic History

April 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History; Diplomatic History; International History. 12172 words.

Abstract

This article describes a series of visits by Muslim Moros from the Southern Philippines to the United States between 1904 and 1927. It argues that,...

Peixotto, Benjamin Franklin

Lloyd P. Gartner.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 900 words.

Peixotto, Benjamin Franklin (13 November 1834–18 September 1890), diplomat and Jewish community leader, was born in New York City, the son of Daniel Levi Maduro Peixotto, a physician, and...

Intelligence and U.S. Foreign Relations

Thomas A. Reinstein.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Diplomatic History. 12663 words.

The United States has a rich history of intelligence in the conduct of foreign relations. Since the Revolutionary War, intelligence has been most relevant to U.S. foreign policy in two...

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Missionaries and Imperial Cult: Politics of the Shinto Shrine Rites Controversy in Colonial Korea

Dae Young Ryu.

in Diplomatic History

September 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History; Diplomatic History; International History. 13351 words.

State Shinto was established in colonial Korea to assimilate the Korean population. Although the Japanese government declared the Shinto ceremonies as non-religious, patriotic rituals, they...

The Nuclearization of Iran in the Seventies

Jacob Darwin Hamblin.

in Diplomatic History

November 2014; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History; Diplomatic History; International History. 10966 words.

Scholars remain divided about how Western governments handled the issue of proliferation during Iran’s turn toward nuclear technology in the seventies. The present essay provides an...

Gigli, Giovanni (1434–1498), papal official, diplomat, and bishop of Worcester

J. B. Trapp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1307 words.

Gigli, Giovanni (1434–1498), papal official, diplomat, and bishop of Worcester, was born at Bruges, the son of Carlo Gigli, a member of the Lucchese merchant community there, and his wife,...

Whitlock, Brand

Jon C. Teaford.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1358 words.

Whitlock, Brand (04 March 1869–24 May 1934), novelist, reform mayor, and diplomat, was born Joseph Brand Whitlock in Urbana, Ohio, the son of Elias D. Whitlock, a Methodist clergyman, and...

George, Samuel

Laurence M. Hauptman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Native American History; World History. 965 words.

George, Samuel (1795–24 September 1873), Onondaga chief and Iroquois Confederacy spokesman, was born into the Wolf clan on the Buffalo Creek Reservation in western New York State. This...

Bowers, Claude Gernade

Peter J. Sehlinger.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Education; History; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1035 words.

Bowers, Claude Gernade (20 November 1878–21 January 1958), journalist, diplomat, and historian, was born in Westfield, Indiana, the son of Lewis Bowers, a storekeeper, and Juliet Tipton, a...

Kavanagh, Edward

Edward L. Hawes.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1289 words.

Kavanagh, Edward (27 April 1795–21 January 1844), politician and diplomat, was born in Damariscotta Mills, in what was then the District of Maine, part of Massachusetts. His father, James...

Pitchlynn, Peter Perkins

W. David Baird.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Native American History; World History. 995 words.

Pitchlynn, Peter Perkins (30 January 1806–17 January 1881), diplomat and Choctaw chief, was born at Hush-ook-wa, a Choctaw community in present-day northeastern Mississippi. He was the son...

United States Foreign Relations, 1775–1815

Lindsay M. Chervinsky.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Early 19th Century US History; Diplomatic History. 11707 words.

From 1775 to 1815, empire served as the most pressing foreign relationship problem for the United States. Would the new nation successfully break free from the British Empire? What would an...

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Memorializing Incarceration: The Japanese American Experience in World War II and Beyond

Franklin Odo.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Diplomatic History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity). 11937 words.

On February 19, 1942, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 authorizing the incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans, living primarily on the West Coast of the...

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Central America’s Caribbean Coast: Politics and Ethnicity

Robert Sierakowski.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Latin American History; Diplomatic History. 8066 words.

From the period of imperial conquest and competition, the Caribbean coast of Central America has served as an interstitial space: between British and Spanish rule; between foreign corporate...

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