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Tierra Y LibertadLand, Liberty, and Latino Housing

Tierra Y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing

Steven W. Bender

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814791257
eISBN:
9780814739136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791257.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Tierra y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing surveys the terrain, culture, and history of Latino/as and housing. Employing a vital historical perspective, it traces its core theme of how ... More

Ties That BindMaternal Imagery and Discourse in Indian Buddhism

Ties That Bind: Maternal Imagery and Discourse in Indian Buddhism

Reiko Ohnuma

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199915651
eISBN:
9780199950058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915651.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book is an exploration of maternal imagery and discourse in premodern South Asian Buddhism, drawing primarily on textual sources preserved in Pali and Sanskrit. It argues that Buddhism in India ... More

Ties That BindThe Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom

Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom

Tiya Miles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285637
eISBN:
9780520961029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285637.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book, now in its second edition, tells the haunting saga of a quintessentially American family. In the late 1790s, Shoe Boots, a famed Cherokee warrior and successful farmer, acquired an African ... More

Tigers of a Different StripePerforming Gender in Dominican Music

Tigers of a Different Stripe: Performing Gender in Dominican Music

Sydney Hutchinson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226405322
eISBN:
9780226405636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226405636.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This feminist-oriented ethnography of Dominican gender performance focuses on masculinity and femininity in accordion-based merengue típico while also touching on cross-dressing and queer performance ... More

Tilling the Hateful EarthAgricultural Production and Trade in the Late Antique East

Tilling the Hateful Earth: Agricultural Production and Trade in the Late Antique East

Michael Decker

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199565283
eISBN:
9780191721724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565283.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This work examines the mechanisms of cultivation of the three major crops of the ‘Mediterranean triad’ (grain, wine, and olive oil) during the 4th through 7th centuries AD along the coastlands of the ... More

TimeLanguage, Cognition, and Reality

Time: Language, Cognition, and Reality

Kasia M. Jaszczolt and Louis de Saussure (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199589876
eISBN:
9780191757198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589876.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The current inaugural volume offers a carefully selected sample of analyses of various aspects of temporal reference. It emphasises that linguistic means of conveying time, be it grammatical or ... More

Time and Eternity in Mid-Thirteenth-Century Thought

Time and Eternity in Mid-Thirteenth-Century Thought

Rory Fox

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199285754
eISBN:
9780191603563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199285756.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book examines 13th century views about time, particularly the views of Thomas Aquinas and his contemporaries in the middle of the century. As medieval thinkers considered time to be just another ... More

Time and Identity

Time and Identity

Joseph Keim Campbell, Michael O'Rourke, and Harry S. Silverstein (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014090
eISBN:
9780262265799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014090.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The concepts of time and identity seem at once unproblematic and frustratingly difficult. Time is an intricate part of our experience — it would seem that the passage of time is a prerequisite for ... More

Time and Memory in Reggae MusicThe Politics of Hope

Time and Memory in Reggae Music: The Politics of Hope

Sarah Daynes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076213
eISBN:
9781781702116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076213.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

On the basis of a body of reggae songs from the 1970s and late 1990s, this book offers a sociological analysis of memory, hope and redemption in reggae music. From Dennis Brown to Sizzla, the way in ... More

Time and PoliticsParliament and the Culture of Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Britain and the British World

Time and Politics: Parliament and the Culture of Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Britain and the British World

Ryan A. Vieira

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198737544
eISBN:
9780191800962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737544.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book is a cultural and transnational history of modern procedural reform in the Westminster parliamentary system. The book centres on the nineteenth-century emergence of a desire to modernize ... More

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