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Among Cannibals and Headhunters

Jack London in Melanesia

Keith Newlin

colonial labor practices. Labor recruiting before the turn of century focused on recruiting laborers for Fiji and Queensland sugar fields, leading to population declines and employment of coastal dwellers as middlemen, who facilitated the acquisition of

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Carl Strikwerda

and its aftermath. Lashing out against globalization can lead to massive conflicts. If leaders successfully mitigate its baleful effects on employment and equality, globalization can continue, and its positive effects can outweigh the negative. The

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Shakespeare’s Orientalism Revisited

A Postcolonial Study of the Appropriation of Arabic/Islamic Allusions and Matters in the Bard’s Oeuvre

Mahmoud F. Al-Shetawi

(Othello); Moslem culture (e.g. turbaned, circumcised); Arabic matters (e.g. Arabian trees, Aleppo); and perhaps the Jewish theme (Judaean/Indian dispute). 34 The Moor is Othello, a mercenary in the employment of Venice to fight its enemy, the Moslem Turk

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Islam, Travel, and Learning

A Case Study on Indonesian Muslim Student Diasporas in Saudi Arabia

Sumanto Al Qurtuby

employment and unskilled jobs. Unlike Diederich's observation, however, I have noticed that the first phase of contact was not only marked by religion (e.g., performing religious-spiritual activities such as hajj or visiting Prophet Muhammad's sanctuary) but

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The Pardoner’s Passing and How It Matters

Gender, Relics and Speech Acts

Alex da Costa

immediate changes in the institutional state of affairs and which tend to rely on elaborate extra-linguistic institutions (paradigm cases: excommunicating, declaring war, christening, marrying, firing from employment)’. Geoffrey Finch, Linguistic Terms and

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Nicole Hudgins

, describing Reims in 1915 as the “ ville martyre ” (a common epithet), said that the city “continued to be, literally, massacred.” 34 Léaud’s employment of “literally” was itself a metaphor projecting the human death and mutilation he witnessed at the front

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Nicholas F. Russell

hardly could have done better. The two were fascinated by the emperors’ power and went on at some length describing its delimitations. The emperor could levy taxes, choose his successor, and dispose of all the public employments; he could ennoble anyone

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Gauging the Propagandist's Talents

William Le Queux's Dubious Place in Literary History: Part Two

A. Michael Matin

1906 publication of The Invasion of 1910 , in which he had portrayed German immigrants as having paved the way for the military onslaught: ‘Germans who, having served in the army, had come over to England and obtained employment as waiters, clerks

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Jules Vallès and Séverine

Romantic Socialism and the Afterlife of a Cross-Sex Friendship in French Political Culture, 1880–1929

Michael Mulvey

, Séverine found employment as a secretary for the widow Madame Guebhard in Neuilly. The latter’s son, Adrien, a future professor of medicine, fell in love. Around 1880, Séverine gave birth to her second child in Brussels. Shortly afterward, Eugène Sémerie

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Simone Fryer-Bovair

those who argue that the poem and the story are ultimately united, the category into which this study falls. 53 The poem’s employment of the contemptus mundi topos in its final lines has led to the claim that the moral of the poem is ‘that human love