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Kjell M. Torbiörn

of bananas, traditionally imported them from whatever country offered the lowest price, whether or not it was linked to the EU through the so-called Lomé Agreement giving preferential trade status to a large number of so-called ACP (African, Pacific and Caribbean) countries. However, a judgement by the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg ruled that this was a violation of Lomé, in spite of Germany’s protests that in buying from a country such as Costa Rica it only respected GATT–WTO principles. The economic interests of the Germans (who consume more bananas per

in Destination Europe
John Marriott

speculations of these authors’. 12 He had in mind savages to be found in New Zealand, the Caribbean and the Southern Pacific, but then detected among the tribes of India the same characteristics of cruelty, sensuality, bigotry, depravity and filth. 13 Urban mythology The concern with degeneration and filth signalled in these writings was something of a departure in representations of

in The other empire
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Rethinking early modern stereotyping in the twenty-first century
Koji Yamamoto
Peter Lake

–35. 62 Hochschild, Strangers , p. 147. For background, see Theda Skocpol and Vanessa Williamson, The Tea Party and the remaking of Republican conservatism (New York, 2012). 63 Susan Dwyer Amussen, Caribbean exchanges: slavery and the transformation of English society, 1640–1700 (Chapel Hill, NC, 2007), pp. 174, 216, at p. 174. For a penetrating account of the emerging stereotypes of African women, see Jennifer L. Morgan, Laboring women

in Stereotypes and stereotyping in early modern England
Francophobia and francophilia in Samuel Pepys’s Diary
David Magliocco

, however, when compared to other nations and nationalities. Notwithstanding Pepys’s well-known interest in Spanish cultural production, terms relating to the other great power in western Europe occur just 153 times in total. Closer to home, various cognate terms for Scotland and the Scottish appear just 85 times; the equivalent Irish terms, 104; whilst the Welsh elicited comment on a mere 17 occasions. Similarly, the American colonies, bar passing comments on naval actions in the Caribbean, barely registered at all

in Stereotypes and stereotyping in early modern England
Mike Huggins

, trainers and the stable he was in his early twenties and also maintained a flat in Park Lane, London, with a valet and housekeeper.33 Jockeys often socialised together in winter, spending summer’s money in high living, holidaying in St Moritz or the Caribbean, or mixing with ‘society’, the wealthy, famous or notorious international set. They lived hard and sometimes played hard too. Out of season Rae Johnstone was a connoisseur of good wine, good food and attractive women.34 Sometimes, too, personal rivalries led to fights, such as Ingram’s assault on Donoghue in August

in Horseracing and the British 1919–39
Fighting a tropical scourge, modernising the nation
Jaime Benchimol

Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais and São Paulo, and the vaccine had been used as far afield as the British and Spanish Caribbean and other European colonies. 9 New contributions to yellow fever research by the Italian bacteriologist Giuseppe Sanarelli heightened the competition to discover the real germ and the right cure. Sanarelli was invited to run the Institute for Experimental Hygiene, inaugurated in

in The politics of vaccination
Bonnie Evans

population of 6.6 million included more than one in six people born outside the UK, including 634,000 from Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. 6 This growing international community was of interest to many child psychiatrists. Furthermore, increasing numbers of doctors from the New Commonwealth were also immigrating and this encouraged debate within the medical community itself. Aubrey

in The metamorphosis of autism
Michael Woolcock
Simon Szreter
, and
Vijayendra Rao

/06/2011 10:15 Page 10 10 History, historians and development policy (in Latin America) and/or the importation of slaves (the southern states of North America, Central America and the Caribbean islands and the northern region of South America), in the process institutionalizing laws and social relations consolidating high inequality and elite dominance; where profits could be optimally gained by other means – that is, where the climate supported different kinds of crops or industries requiring different kinds of skilled labour (in the northern states of North America

in History, historians and development policy
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Adam Fox
Daniel Woolf

authors of another recent work on orality, 10 Introduction who range all the way from Homer to African-American rap artists, invite their reader to step ‘through the medium of print’ into the ‘oral world’ (the singular is significant) of ‘Homer, the rapper, the orators of Madagascar and Samoa, the story-tellers of Africa and the Caribbean and many, many more’.46 The notion that all these cultures constitute a single ‘oral world’ is itself troublesome. So is the suggestion that we can gain direct entry to such a world through literary and archival sources. In fact, the

in The spoken word