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This portrait of continuity and provincialism, whose key points Burnard establishes through exhaustive statistical work, supports incisive critiques of prevailing claims about class, sensibility, and behavior in the colonial Chesapeake.
Suspicious of historians who amplify scant evidence to show sweeping challenges to and reassertions of patriarchal rule, Burnard finds that "family life remained essentially the same through the colonial period" (p.
Meanwhile, Colonials singer Angela McCluskey recorded a couple of duets with Dr.
Eventually, she met the musicians who would make up the Wild Colonials, whose debut, ``Fruit of Life,'' was issued two years ago.
The Colonials appear Wednesday at the Troubadour in West Hollywood.
In attempting to understand how British colonials defined madness among Nigerians, Sadowsky pays close attention to those whom they confined.
1) Scholars in British and French colonial history have in the last decade produced important works that revise our understanding of both colonialism and the social history of medicine through their interrogations of colonial psychiatry--that is, the establishment, administration, and practice of mental health care for both European and indigenous populations in Asian and African possessions from the early nineteenth century to decolonization.
Studies of colonial psychiatry have the capacity to engage with at least four distinct historiographies.
Just as Foucault has come to represent the trend toward a constructivist approach in the history of psychiatry, then, Said's work encapsulates a move under way in the 1970s toward a scholarly preoccupation with the relationship between knowledge and colonial power.
For many poor and middling colonials, the tavern trade opened the way for social participation on terms that much of society accepted and valued; and thus Conroy is fully convincing when he concludes that tavern life played a vital role in altering power relationships among colonials.
In Public Houses takes a novel look at one of colonial America's best known institutions, the tavern.
Conroy does a wonderful job of explaining why the popularity of public houses eventually drew the suspicions and then the fire of the colonial elite.