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Poetic Inc.: Language as Hospitality in Cixous

Brigitte Weltman-Aron

in Algerian Imprints: Ethical Space in the Work of Assia Djebar and Hélène Cixous

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172561
eISBN:
9780231539876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172561.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Recalling that the Algerian Jews were gradually deprived of their mother tongue (Judeo-Arabic) during French colonization, Cixous examines instead how to write in another tongue resonating with more ... More


Native American Religions

Suzanne Crawford O’Brien

in The Columbia Guide to Religion in American History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231140201
eISBN:
9780231530781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231140201.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides an overview of religions in Native North America and the religious history of Native Americans since they first came into contact with Euro-American people. It focuses on those ... More


In a New World

Jean-Luc Domenach

in China's Uncertain Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152259
eISBN:
9780231526456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152259.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the opening up of China to the world. In the early days, this opening was primarily political and strategic; the economy was only dealt with through governmental agreements, ... More


The Species: Human Difference and Global Eugenics

Alison Bashford

in Global Population: History, Geopolitics, and Life on Earth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147668
eISBN:
9780231519526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147668.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the different issues of world population genetics, or a “human-directed selection” versus the antiquated notions of natural selection. Eugenics, as the human-directed option, ... More


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