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The Changing Field of Sports History in Australasia  

Gary Osmond

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May 2017
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May 2017
This chapter focuses on sport historiography in Australia and New Zealand, with three broad aims: to survey historic and historiographic developments, to consider the historiographical ... More

Chronology  

Alison Bashford

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Sep 2010
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Sep 2012

The Chronology provides a detailed outline of the relevant publications, organizations, and statutes from the year 1859 to 1989 that relate to the field of eugenics.

Cities of the Ancient Mediterranean  

Robin Osborne and Andrew Wallace‐Hadrill

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Feb 2013
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Apr 2013
This article shows that many different ways of inhabiting the city were already developed in antiquity and uncovers some of the basic tensions between (economic and other) dependence and ... More

Colonial Cities  

Thomas R. Metcalf

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Feb 2013
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Apr 2013
This article examines the growth and distinctive character of colonial cities as they developed over time. It begins with discussions of the early modern period and the great age of empire ... More

The Columbian Exchange  

Rebecca Earle

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Oct 2012
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Nov 2012
The Columbian Exchange refers to the flow of plants, animals and microbes across the Atlantic Ocean and beyond. Coined in 1972 by the historian Alfred Crosby, the Columbian Exchange set in ... More

Conclusion: Cities in Time  

Penelope J. Corfield

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Feb 2013
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Apr 2013
There is no instant theory or single factor that explains the waxing and waning of towns and cities, and major interpretations of urban change avoid highlighting one static causal factor. ... More

Contemporary Metropolitan Cities  

Xiangming Chen and Henry Fitts

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Feb 2013
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Apr 2013
This article discusses the growth of metropolitan cities and city-regions, most notably in the United States, East and South East Asia, and Latin America. The analysis focuses on patterns ... More

Culinary Tourism  

Lucy M. Long

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Oct 2012
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Nov 2012
A product of both world history and contemporary mass culture, culinary tourism is a scholarly field of study that is emerging as an important part of the tourism industry. Also known as ... More

Diaspora: Marwari  

Tirthankar Roy

“Marwari” stands for people hailing from a region in western India known as Marwar. In common parlance, the term refers to merchants and bankers from this region speaking the language ... More

Food Regimes  

André Magnan

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Oct 2012
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Nov 2012
A major challenge for food scholars is how they can explain the evolution of a global food system where distant social actors, ecologies, and places have complex, and often contradictory, ... More

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