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The Crimson Curtain: Really.1

Jules Barbey D’aurevilly

in Diaboliques: Six Tales of Decadence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696895
eISBN:
9781452952369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696895.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In this chapter a middle-aged man, the Vicomte de Bassard, recalls his first, youthful affair, one that ended with the young lady’s sudden death at the worst possible moment, and in the worst ... More


Religion, Architecture, and Community in the Celebrated Suburb of Park Forest, Illinois

Gretchen Buggeln

in The Suburban Church: Modernism and Community in Postwar America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816694952
eISBN:
9781452953557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694952.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Case study of the religious life of Park Forest, Illinois, a suburban boom town made famous by William Whyte’s, TheOrganization Man. Reads church buildings as an expression of both the shared values ... More


Mine Towns: Buildings for Workers in Michigan's Copper Country

Alison K. Hoagland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665662
eISBN:
9781452946610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665662.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

During the nineteenth century, the Keweenaw Peninsula of Northern Michigan was the site of America’s first mineral land rush as companies hastened to profit from the region’s vast copper deposits. In ... More


Right Here in Mason City:The Music Man and Small-Town Nostalgia

Linda A. Robinson

in Taking Place: Location and the Moving Image

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665167
eISBN:
9781452946207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665167.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the attempts of Mason City, Iowa, the inspiration for the setting of the film The Music Man (1962), to adapt itself to its on-screen double, River City. It argues that in ... More


The Tourist State: Performing Leisure, Liberalism, and Race in New Zealand

Margaret Werry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666058
eISBN:
9781452946719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666058.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

No longer the dreary sheep farm at the end of the world, the New Zealand of the new millennium is a hot global ticket, heralded for its bicultural dynamism, laid-back lifestyle, and scenery ... More


Cape Town after Apartheid: Crime and Governance in the Divided City

Tony Roshan Samara

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670000
eISBN:
9781452947044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670000.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Nearly two decades after the dismantling of apartheid in South Africa, how different does the nation look? In Cape Town, is hardening inequality under conditions of neoliberal globalization actually ... More


Toward Greater Mumbai

Nikhil Rao

in House, but No Garden: Apartment Living in Bombay's Suburbs, 1898-1964

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678129
eISBN:
9781452948034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678129.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter examines the suburbanization of the island of Salsette, most of which would later be annexed to form Greater Bombay. Town planning—as distinguished from urban planning—was the favored ... More


World War II and the Merchant Marines

Harry Haywood and Gwendolyn Midlo Hall

in A Black Communist in the Freedom Struggle: The Life of Harry Haywood

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679058
eISBN:
9781452947686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679058.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In this chapter, Harry Haywood reflects on his experience as part of the Merchant Marines that fought in World War II. Haywood enlisted as a seaman in the Merchant Marine at San Pedro, California, in ... More


Urban Geopolitics, Neoliberalism, and the Governance of Security

Tony Roshan Samara

in Cape Town after Apartheid: Crime and Governance in the Divided City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670000
eISBN:
9781452947044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670000.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This introductory chapter provides a background to the social forces and sets of relationships that outlines the contemporary urban governance in Cape Town. It talks about brutal gang wars linked to ... More


Children in the Streets: Urban Governance in Cape Town City Center

Tony Roshan Samara

in Cape Town after Apartheid: Crime and Governance in the Divided City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670000
eISBN:
9781452947044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670000.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter analyzes neoliberal governance in the urban core, where street children have emerged as central subjects. It explains categories and vocabularies of neoliberal governance on how the ... More


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