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The Heart of the Matter: The Impact of Cuban Medical Internationalism in the Global South

Robert Huish

in Cuba in a Global Context: International Relations, Internationalism, and Transnationalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049106
eISBN:
9780813046709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049106.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

At a time when many nations, including the United States, are seeking ways to embrace global health, Cuba provides an invaluable example of success. The case of Cuban medical internationalism ... More


Reforming the Revolutionary Tradition

Elizabeth J. Perry

in Anyuan: Mining China's Revolutionary Tradition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520271890
eISBN:
9780520954038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271890.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the post-Mao period, when the market and the state offered sometimes competing interpretations of China's revolutionary tradition.


A Climate for Health and Wealth: The Lure of Tropical Leisure on American Soil

Henry Knight

in Tropic of Hopes: California, Florida, and the Selling of American Paradise, 1869-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044811
eISBN:
9780813046396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044811.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces the selling of California and Florida in the late nineteenth century as leisure-filled tropical escapes for “over-civilized” tourists, especially from the Northeast, where rapid ... More


Old/New/Post/Real/Global/No South: Paradigms and Scales

Martyn Bone

in Creating and Consuming the American South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060699
eISBN:
9780813050928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060699.003.0015
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The introduction begins by adumbrating how “the idea of the American South” has always been subject to invention and reinvention by, among other things, political ideologies and market forces. Bone ... More


‘An End to Journeying’: Travel and its Discontents in Late Modernity

Simon Cooke

in Travellers' Tales of Wonder: Chatwin, Naipaul, Sebald

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748675463
eISBN:
9780748684373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675463.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores the challenges to the possibility of wonder in late twentieth-century travel. In the first sub-section, it critiques the late modern sense that there is nowhere ‘new’ to travel, ... More


The impact of devolution on everyday life, 1999–2010: the case of cross-border commerce

Eoin Magennis

in Everyday Life After the Irish Conflict: The Impact of Devolution and Cross-border Cooperation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719087288
eISBN:
9781781704561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087288.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Despite the positive environment created by political stability, from 2007 onwards, the movement to more optimal utilisation of the island of Ireland's economic resources have been increasingly ... More


Work and Leisure

Douglas Morrey

in Michel Houellebecq: Humanity and its Aftermath

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318610
eISBN:
9781846318047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318610.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Through the study of Plateforme (2001) and La Carte et le territoire (2010), this chapter presents Houellebecq as a singularly incisive analyst of the role of work in contemporary western culture. ... More


Pride at Preservation Hall: Tourism, Spectacle, and Musicking in New Orleans Jazz

Anne Dvinge

in Creating and Consuming the American South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060699
eISBN:
9780813050928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060699.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter is a discussion of Preservation Hall in New Orleans as a site for both touristic consumption and creative practices. A reading of historic sources on the role of tourism, jazz, and ... More


Recovering through a Cultural Economy: New Orleans from Katrina to Deepwater Horizon

Helen Taylor

in Creating and Consuming the American South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060699
eISBN:
9780813050928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060699.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter argues that New Orleans, cosmopolitan center of world culture, faced an uncertain future following the devastations of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, 2005, and Deepwater Horizon, 2010. It ... More


Bulldozing Jim Crow

N. D. B. Connolly

in A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226115146
eISBN:
9780226135250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135250.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This is the first of two chapters that explore the processes by which government officials removed formal Jim Crow while preserving key aspect of residential segregation. “Bulldozing Jim Crow,” in ... More


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