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Manly Merchants

Commerce, Mobility and Masculinity among Afghan Traders in Eurasia

Magnus Marsden

control their passions. In Javanese society, women are placed in control of the household finances and dominate trade across the region's market places and at a range of scales, from petty trader to wealthy merchant (1998: 30–31). Brenner suggests, however

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Bringing Slavery into the Light in Postcolonial Portugal

The rhetoric and poetics of a slavery exhibition

Paula Mota Santos

colonial endeavors, geopolitical systems that were deeply rooted in the massive transatlantic slave trade that produced what Paul Gilroy (1993) named “the black Atlantic.” But if Portugal was the first European nation to establish colonial rule, it was

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Places of Otherness

Comparing Eastleigh, Nairobi, and Xiaobei, Guangzhou, as Sites of South-South Migration

Neil Carrier and Gordon Mathews

is perceived and treated by host countries. As trade hubs they also reveal how much mobility of people within the Global South depends on the flow of trade goods, principally those of what has been termed “low-end globalisation” ( Mathews 2018

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Natural Resources and their Units

Necessary Measures of Resourcefulness in a Norwegian Fruit Landscape

Frida Hastrup

-scale fruit trade survive in a landscape that may not immediately come to mind as having huge horticultural potential. What I want to show is that the ‘necessary measures’ for making fruit cultivation in the area thrive depend on the shifting units through

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Mike Classon Frangos

with Fredrik Strömberg in the Swedish comics trade publication Bild & Bubbla , Strömquist has described how she attempts to include an element of humour in every panel, even in comics that are overtly pedagogical. 18 In the comic of the two surgeons

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Conal McCarthy

. Of course, in a pandemic with so many lives lost, and many others exposed to illness, unemployment, and the disruption of the economy, travel, and trade, the tertiary and cultural sectors were bound to be adversely impacted as well. With the shutting

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The Territorialization of Vietnam's Northern Upland Frontier

Migrant Motivations and Misgivings from World War II until Today

Sarah Turner, Thi-Thanh-Hien Pham, and Ngô Thúy Hạnh

). Within the Southeast Asian Massif, frontier regions incorporating southeast China, northern Burma, Laos, northern Thailand, and central and northern Vietnam have been active trade sites for centuries ( Michaud 2016 ; Sturgeon 2007 ), while recent cash

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Thule as Frontier

Commons, Contested Resources, and Contact Zones in the High Arctic

Kirsten Hastrup

only ‘resources’ at particular places and particular times, as acknowledged also by the early explorers in the region, assessing ‘resources’ in relation to potential international trade and commercial gains. John Ross mentions the possibility for some

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Nathalia Brichet

purpose, to which I return in the end of the article, was to assemble and expand local interest and knowledge of Greenlandic stones through prospecting courses, trade shows, and a bi-annual members’ magazine. Another opponent to the new Act was the

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Paula Mota Santos and Hugo DeBlock

dated to the fifteenth century, the very onset of Portugal's colonial rule and slave-trading. The site of the discovery of what is probably the first burial ground of enslaved Africans in Europe is not memorialized; but the memory of this burial ground