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Fugitive women: Slavery and social change in early modern Southeast Asia
(History Department, National University of Singapore: Cambridge University Press, 2007-06)
Female slaves in VOC-controlled Southeast Asia did not fare well under a legal code which erected a firm partition between free and slave status. This codification imposed a rigid dichotomy for what had been fluid, abstract ...
Bori practice among enslaved West Africans of Ottoman Tunis: Unbelief (Kufr) or another dimension of the African diaspora?
Building on Ahmad ibn Yusuf b. al-Qadi al-Timbuktawi's treatise entitled Hatk al-Sitr Amma Alayhi Sudani Tunis min al-Kufr (Piercing the Veil: Being an Account of the Infidel Religions of the Blacks of Tunis) this paper ...
Going Off to the War in Hungary: French Nobles and Crusading Culture in the Sixteenth Century
(Hungarian Historical Review, 2015)
Crusading culture played a significant role in the conceptions and practices of religious warfare in the Early Modern Period, as French authors and militant nobles redeployed Hungary as a crucial theater of crusading war. ...
Beyond Encounters: Religion, Ethnicity, and Violence in the Early Modern Atlantic World, 1450-1700
(Journal of World History - University of Hawaii Press, 2006-03)
Through Naval Practice and the Association with Foreigners’: French Nobles’ Participation in Mediterranean Religious Struggles
(Mediterranean Institute, University of Malta, 2006-03)
This article examines a group of ‘military migrants’, French nobles who engaged in Mediterranean maritime warfare, in an attempt to reconsider religious violence in the early modern period. The great religious wars of the ...
Frenemy Music? Jazz and the Aural Imaginary in Wartime Japan
(Memoria e Ricerca: Rivista di storia contemporanea, 2018-05)
In my 2001 book Blue Nippon: "Authenticating Jazz in Japan", I argued that despite an attempted «total jazz ban», the music survived as «salon/light music» or «hidden jazz», and that musicians from the interwar jazz age ...