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VOICEVocal Aesthetics in Digital Arts and Media

VOICE: Vocal Aesthetics in Digital Arts and Media

Norie Neumark, Ross Gibson, and Theo van Leeuwen (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013901
eISBN:
9780262289696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013901.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Voice has returned to both theoretical and artistic agendas. In the digital era, techniques and technologies of voice have provoked insistent questioning of the distinction between the human voice ... More

Voice of the LeopardAfrican Secret Societies and Cuba

Voice of the Leopard: African Secret Societies and Cuba

Ivor L. Miller

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110836
eISBN:
9781604738148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110836.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book shows how African migrants and their political fraternities played a formative role in the history of Cuba. During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, no large kingdoms controlled ... More

The Voice of the PeopleHamish Henderson and Scottish Cultural Politics

The Voice of the People: Hamish Henderson and Scottish Cultural Politics

Corey Gibson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748696574
eISBN:
9781474412520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696574.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book examines the work of Hamish Henderson (1919-2002): principal strategist of the modern Scottish folk revival, poet, songwriter, translator, folklorist, vociferous cultural commentator, and, ... More

Voices in RevolutionPoetry and the Auditory Imagination in Modern China

Voices in Revolution: Poetry and the Auditory Imagination in Modern China

John A. Crespi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833657
eISBN:
9780824868871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833657.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

China's century of revolutionary change has been heard as much as seen, and nowhere is this more evident than in an auditory history of the modern Chinese poem. From Lu Xun's seminal writings on ... More

War and State Building in the Middle East

War and State Building in the Middle East

Rolf Schwarz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037929
eISBN:
9780813042138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037929.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book addresses the strengths and weaknesses of the authoritarian-regime governments commonly found in the Middle East, particularly among oil-rich countries. In this region, war has interacted ... More

WastelandingLegacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country

Wastelanding: Legacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country

Traci Brynne Voyles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692644
eISBN:
9781452950778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692644.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Wastelanding tells the history of the uranium industry on Navajo land in the U.S. Southwest, asking why certain landscapes and the peoples who inhabit them come to be targeted for disproportionate ... More

Watching Women's Liberation, 1970Feminism's Pivotal Year on the Network News

Watching Women's Liberation, 1970: Feminism's Pivotal Year on the Network News

Bonnie J. Dow

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038563
eISBN:
9780252096488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038563.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In 1970, ABC, CBS, and NBC—the “Big Three” of the pre-cable television era—discovered the feminist movement. From the famed sit-in at Ladies' Home Journal to multi-part feature stories on the ... More

Waves of ResistanceSurfing and History in Twentieth-Century Hawaii

Waves of Resistance: Surfing and History in Twentieth-Century Hawaii

Isaiah Helekunihi Walker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834623
eISBN:
9780824871703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834623.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Surfing has been a significant sport and cultural practice in Hawai'i for more than 1,500 years. In the last century, facing increased marginalization on land, many Native Hawaiians have found ... More

We are ImazighenThe Development of Algerian Berber Identity in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture

We are Imazighen: The Development of Algerian Berber Identity in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture

Fazia Aïtel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813049397
eISBN:
9780813050164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049397.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

We Are Imazighen: The Development of Algerian Berber Identity in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture is about the emergence of Berber identity, specifically that of the Kabyles, within the ... More

We Fought the Navy and WonGuam's Quest for Democracy

We Fought the Navy and Won: Guam's Quest for Democracy

Doloris Coulter Cogan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830892
eISBN:
9780824869212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830892.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book is a carefully documented yet impassioned recollection of Guam's struggle to liberate itself from the absolutist rule of the U.S. Navy. It concentrates on five crucial years, 1945–1950, ... More

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