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The blind side of Basque terrorism

ultimately unsustainable; and not only because of Marrubi’s troubles. Calparsoro describes Mikel as embodying fragility and fear, scared to betray his ideology because that very ideology sustains his own identity; but, as Mikel cannot survive without Marrubi either, so his only solution is suicide (Demicheli, 1997). The suggestion of suicide comes from Mikel leaving behind his gun clip at his last meeting with Marrubi. She finds it and chases after him to give it back, but they are separated by the tracks running through the railway station where they have met, and she

in Daniel Calparsoro
Germans and their ‘savages’ in southern Brazil at the turn of the nineteenth century

second wave of attacks started in the mid-1840s, however, when the settlement process intensified again. At that point, military units, the Companhias de Pedestres (founded in 1836 and dissolved in 1879), were supposed to protect the settlers. For example in 1836 a detachment of foot soldiers was stationed at Colonia Itajaí to safeguard the settlements in the valley from Xokleng attacks. In the case of resistance, they had orders to annihilate the indigenous

in Savage worlds

establish a missionary station: ‘The situation is everything that we could desire, and far exceeding our expectations. The ground, and purity, as well as quantity of water were everything that could be wished for, the whole valley descends with a gentle slope to the Engkuekeze River.’ 10 These two apparently contradictory approaches to seeing the landscape – one which required persevering Christian effort

in Representing Africa
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Creating places of vernacular democracy

ironworks near the last subway station. 7 Railroad in Nowy Żoliborz: c. 0.5ha old railway siding in new residential area of multi-​family block of flats, activists try to convert it into community line-​park. 8 Górka Kazurka: c. 4ha urban wasteland with a high hill in the biggest Warsaw multi-​ family block-​of-​flats residential area –​ Ursynów. City wastelands Table 3.1 (Cont.) Country Town Case study no. Place name and characteristics 9 Sielecki Canal: c. 2ha urban wasteland near multi-​family housing area and a big communication node near Siekierkowski Bridge

in Urban gardening and the struggle for social and spatial justice
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The ‘new blitz reality’

the Battle of Britain, the Luftwaffe began its first sustained bombing campaign against London. Bombs arrived daily and life in London was divided in two with the strange normality of daytime and the bunker life of the night.5 The material spaces of the city were remade, as railway bridges, tube stations, chalk caves, shop basements and derelict buildings were all transformed into spaces of potential shelter. There was a dispersal of population beneath the city, just as there was away from the city. The new shelter architectures of survival signified a ‘massively

in Architectures of survival
Networks of empire, missions and labour, c.1859–c.1960

the main route to Malawi the journey from the Murchison cataracts to Blantyre was dependent on these men, who among their other duties carried Europeans on machilas (hammocks slung between two poles). 68 By the late 1880s an established combination of steamers, canoes and carrier services facilitated European access to the region. With the establishment of permanent mission stations

in Medicine, mobility and the empire
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Basins, warehouses and wharves in canal-age Manchester

a number of timber yards at the Salford end of the turnpike road to Pendleton. By 1850, there were a total of seven ‘coal wharves’ at the goods stations of the Yorkshire and Lancashire Railway, Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway, and the London and North Western Railway. How was the wharf trade organised? The urban wharf itself was a simple space: a wide, flat plot of open land – usually of an area of 1,000–2,000 square yards – with a canal frontage of sufficient length to allow canal boats to moor alongside.182 The goods were unloaded from barges by

in Transport and the industrial city

municipal authorities to update facilities at Bath, Leamington and Cheltenham in the last decades of the nineteenth century. Buxton’s popularity as a spa expanded substantially in the second half of the nineteenth century, its reputation as a genteel resort for the middle and upper classes finally endorsed by a visit from King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra in 1905.80 In 1863 both the London North Western and the Midland Railway Companies opened stations in the town further stimulating growth in visitor numbers. By 1876 four trains a day made the journey from London to

in Healing with water
The creative tension

to 1939) and Radio Toulouse (1928 to 1938), among others. Overseas transmission circumvented the BBC’s monopoly control of transmission in the United Kingdom. The J. Walter Thompson Advertising Agency also produced programmes from its up-to-date studios in Bush House. The commercial stations were modelled directly on American broadcasting with the programmes sponsored by companies such as Rinso, Horlicks, Lux Toilet Soap and Rizla Cigarettes, as part of their

in Cinema and radio in Britain and America, 1920–60
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FANY with the Belgians at Lamarck Hospital 1914–15

service. As a result, Waddell was immediately put to work on the hospital wards.49 Later in July 1915, Beryl ‘Betty’ Hutchinson arrived at Lamarck and brought with her a motorized soup kitchen that worked at the main railway station in Calais, La Gare Centrale, providing the wounded with hot soup and other drinks. In addition, the sisters Antonia Marian and Hope ‘Jimmie’ Gamwell came over to France with a motorized bath. The Gamwell sisters had first worked for Dr Elsie Inglis at the Scottish Women’s Hospital at Royaumont and were anxious to ‘get to business FANY with

in War girls