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From Carnival to Corpus Christi

Teofilo F. Ruiz

in A King Travels: Festive Traditions in Late Medieval and Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153575
eISBN:
9781400842247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153575.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter assesses the relationship between Carnival and the annual Corpus Christi celebrations in late medieval and early modern Spain. Carnival has always been associated with revelry, ... More


Ships and Fools

Robert C. Davis and Garry R. Marvin

in Venice, the Tourist Maze: A Cultural Critique of the World's Most Touristed City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238039
eISBN:
9780520937802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238039.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

For centuries, Venice has been called the most beautiful city in the world, a title that can make one forget that not all the attractions it offers are strictly physical. After the fall of the ... More


Gender, Race, Ritual, & Social Power: Memphis and the Paradoxes of Tradition

Wanda Rushing

in Memphis and the Paradox of Place: Globalization in the American South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832998
eISBN:
9781469605548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895610_rushing.10
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the history of Carnival Memphis, which celebrated its seventy-fifth anniversary in June 2006. Members of the original Carnival association organized in 1931 during the throes ... More


February Festivities

Miki Pfeffer

in Southern Ladies and Suffragists: Julia Ward Howe and Women's Rights at the 1884 New Orleans World's Fair

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628461343
eISBN:
9781626740730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461343.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter details events in February 1885. In the Woman's Department, when the weather was cold and stormy, visitors gathered in the “bright and sunny home-like library” that Julia Howe's daughter ... More


Memphis: The Epicenter of the Cotton Belt

D. Clayton Brown

in King Cotton in Modern America: A Cultural, Political, and Economic History since 1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737981
eISBN:
9781604737998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737981.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Memphis as the cotton center of the United States. No other city depended more on cotton and embraced it as did Memphis. The discussions cover the city’s infrastructure; its ... More


Afro-Jewish Quarter and Modernist Landmark

Bruno Carvalho

in Porous City: A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319754
eISBN:
9781781381007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319754.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the 1920s, ‘Little Africa’ shared the Praça Onze with a burgeoning ‘Jewish neighbourhood’. The public square grew to be the focus of its popular street carnival, and the adjoining Mangue canal ... More


Writing the ‘Cradle of Samba’: Race, Radio, and the Price of Progress

Bruno Carvalho

in Porous City: A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319754
eISBN:
9781781381007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319754.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter analyses the role of the Cidade Nova’s street carnival in incipient racial discourses, through close readings of now much forgotten but influential texts during the 1930s: Graça Aranha’s ... More


Conclusion: The Future Revisited: Where Has the Past Gone and Where Will it Go?

Bruno Carvalho

in Porous City: A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319754
eISBN:
9781781381007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319754.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter discusses the President Vargas Avenue’s construction in the context of global changes, and retrieves the voices of local musicians who opposed it. Orson Welles’s experience in Rio, in ... More


Memphis and the Paradox of Place: Globalization in the American South

Wanda Rushing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832998
eISBN:
9781469605548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895610_rushing
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Celebrated as the home of the blues and the birthplace of rock and roll, Memphis, Tennessee, is where Elvis Presley, B. B. King, Johnny Cash, and other musical legends got their starts. It is also a ... More


Remembering Africa Comparsas and Candombe, 1870–1950

George Reid Andrews

in Blackness in the White Nation: A History of Afro-Uruguay

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834176
eISBN:
9781469606378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899601_andrews.6
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The Carnival is an annual tradition that precedes Lent when citizens don their costumes and join everyone in the streets to celebrate the annual overturning and remaking of daily life. This chapter ... More


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