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American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Martin Halliwell and Catherine Morley (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This volume considers the changing patterns of American thought and culture in its transition into the early twenty-first century. One of the questions this book tackles is whether the twenty-first ... More

Anetso, the Cherokee Ball GameAt the Center of Ceremony and Identity

Anetso, the Cherokee Ball Game: At the Center of Ceremony and Identity

Michael J. Zogry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833605
eISBN:
9781469603940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898208_zogry
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Anetso, a centuries-old Cherokee ball game still played today, is a vigorous, sometimes violent activity that rewards speed, strength, and agility. At the same time, it is the focus of several linked ... More

Anna Howard ShawThe Work of Woman Suffrage

Anna Howard Shaw: The Work of Woman Suffrage

Trisha Franzen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038150
eISBN:
9780252095412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038150.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This first scholarly biography of Anna Howard Shaw (1847–1919) sheds new light on an important woman suffrage leader who has too often been overlooked and misunderstood. An immigrant from a poor ... More

Anna May WongFrom Laundryman's Daughter to Hollywood Legend

Anna May Wong: From Laundryman's Daughter to Hollywood Legend

Graham Russell Gao Hodges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139637
eISBN:
9789882208698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139637.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This is a biography of Anna May Wong, legendary Chinese American actress. Its covers her upbringing as second-generation Chinese America in Los Angeles. It uncovers early career in Silent Films, ... More

Arab CinemaHistory and Cultural Identity

Arab Cinema: History and Cultural Identity

Viola Shafik

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160653
eISBN:
9781936190096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160653.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book combines economic, ideological, and aesthetic narrative history with thought-provoking analysis. It provides an overview of cinema in the Arab world, tracing the industry's development from ... More

The Arab National Project in Youssef Chahine's Cinema

The Arab National Project in Youssef Chahine's Cinema

Malek Khouri

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163548
eISBN:
9781617970153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163548.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book presents an up-to-date study on Youssef Chahine's work. The methodological approach of the book, and more precisely the discussion of the theme of Arab national unity from a post-colonial ... More

Arab Women WritersA Critical Reference Guide, 1873-1999

Arab Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide, 1873-1999

Radwa Ashour, Ferial Ghazoul, and Hasna Reda-Mekdashi (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161469
eISBN:
9781936190003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161469.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book provides a critical review of Arab women writers from the last quarter of the nineteenth century to the end of the twentieth century. This study—first published in Arabic in 2004—looks at ... More

The Arc and the MachineNarrative and New Media

The Arc and the Machine: Narrative and New Media

Caroline Bassett

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073427
eISBN:
9781781700907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073427.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book is a defence of narrative in an age of information. Stressing interpretation and experience alongside affect and sensation, it argues that narrative is key to contemporary forms of cultural ... More

An Armenian Artist in Ottoman CairoYuhanna al-Armani and His Coptic Icons

An Armenian Artist in Ottoman Cairo: Yuhanna al-Armani and His Coptic Icons

Magdi Guirguis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774161520
eISBN:
9781617971013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161520.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book offers an unique window onto the social history of Cairo in the eighteenth century. Yuhanna al-Armani has long been known by historians of Coptic art as an eighteenth-century Armenian icon ... More

Art and PluralismLawrence Alloway's Cultural Criticism

Art and Pluralism: Lawrence Alloway's Cultural Criticism

Nigel Whiteley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316456
eISBN:
9781846316708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316708
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Lawrence Alloway (1926–1990) was one of the most influential and widely respected (as well as prolific) art writers of the post-war years. His many books, catalogue essays, and reviews manifest the ... More

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