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The stranger within: creating imagined communities in settler contexts: American New Orleans and Russian Odessa, 1803-1862

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The nineteenth century was marked by imperial competition on a global scale, both though oversea trading ventures and movements of colonisation across continents. Diasporic communities played a central role in empire-making, and their participation in settler colonialism encourages historical inquiries from below. These communities also participated in the creation of informal empires: such was the case of French political and economic émigrés, who settled within the recent territorial gains ...

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Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Pembroke College
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HUMS
Oxford college:
Balliol College
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Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Role:
Supervisor
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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