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Transpacific StudiesFraming an Emerging Field

Transpacific Studies: Framing an Emerging Field

Janet Hoskins and Viet Thanh Nguyen (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839949
eISBN:
9780824868574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839949.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The Pacific has long been a space of conquest, exploration, fantasy, and resistance. Pacific Islanders had established civilizations and cultures of travel well before European explorers arrived, ... More

The Traumatic ColonelThe Founding Fathers, Slavery, and the Phantasmatic Aaron Burr

The Traumatic Colonel: The Founding Fathers, Slavery, and the Phantasmatic Aaron Burr

Michael J. Drexler and Ed White

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479871674
eISBN:
9781479888160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479871674.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In American political fantasy, the Founding Fathers loom large, as historical and mythical figures. This book examines the Founders as imaginative fictions whose significance emerged from narrative ... More

TriangulationsNarrative Strategies for Navigating Latino Identity

Triangulations: Narrative Strategies for Navigating Latino Identity

David J. Vázquez

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673261
eISBN:
9781452947310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673261.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Just as mariners use triangulation, mapping an imaginary triangle between two known positions and an unknown location, so, this text contends, Latino authors in late twentieth-century America ... More

Tribal TelevisionsViewing Native People in Sitcoms

Tribal Televisions: Viewing Native People in Sitcoms

Dustin Tahmahkera

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618685
eISBN:
9781469618708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618685.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Beginning with the iconic Indian Head test pattern, which followed television station sign-offs and preceded sign-ons from the mid-1940s through the 1970s, representations of Native Peoples have been ... More

The Tropics Bite BackCulinary Coups in Caribbean Literature

The Tropics Bite Back: Culinary Coups in Caribbean Literature

Valérie Loichot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679836
eISBN:
9781452948171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679836.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Loichot traces the evolution of the Caribbean response to the colonial gaze, or rather, colonial mouth, from the late 19th century to the inception of the 21st. The ubiquitous presence of food and ... More

Troubling VisionPerformance, Visuality, and Blackness

Troubling Vision: Performance, Visuality, and Blackness

Nicole R. Fleetwood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226253022
eISBN:
9780226253053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226253053.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book addresses American culture's fixation on black visibility, exploring how blackness is persistently seen as a problem in public culture and even in black scholarship that challenges racist ... More

True-Born Maroons

True-Born Maroons

Kenneth Bilby and Kevin A. Yelvington

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032788
eISBN:
9780813039138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032788.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Constructed from the oral histories of one of the most secretive groups in the Caribbean, this book describes a culture that has been nurtured by enslaved Africans and their descendants to survive ... More

Tsai Ming-Liang and a Cinema of Slowness

Tsai Ming-Liang and a Cinema of Slowness

Song Hwee Lim

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836849
eISBN:
9780824869694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836849.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

How can we qualify slowness in cinema? What is the relationship between a cinema of slowness and a wider socio-cultural “slow movement”? A body of films that shares a propensity toward slowness has ... More

The Turks in Egypt and their Cultural Legacy

The Turks in Egypt and their Cultural Legacy

Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774163975
eISBN:
9781617971051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163975.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Though Egypt was ruled by Turkish-speakers through most of the period from the ninth century until 1952, the impact of Turkish culture there remains under-studied. This book deals with the period ... More

The Tuscarora WarIndians, Settlers, and the Fight for the Carolina Colonies

The Tuscarora War: Indians, Settlers, and the Fight for the Carolina Colonies

David La Vere

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610900
eISBN:
9781469612577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469610917_LaVere
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

At dawn on September 22, 1711, more than 500 Tuscarora, Core, Neuse, Pamlico, Weetock, Machapunga, and Bear River Indian warriors swept down on the unsuspecting European settlers living along the ... More

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