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Colouring the Caribbean: Race and the Art of Agostino Brunias

Mia L. Bagneris

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526120458
eISBN:
9781526132246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120458.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Colouring the Caribbean offers the first comprehensive study of Agostino Brunias’s intriguing pictures of colonial West Indians of colour – so called ‘Red’ and ‘Black’ Caribs, dark-skinned Africans ... More


Big Sur: The Making of a Prized California Landscape

Shelley Alden Brooks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294417
eISBN:
9780520967540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294417.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Big Sur embodies much of what has defined California since the mid-twentieth century. A remote, inaccessible, and undeveloped pastoral landscape until 1937, Big Sur quickly became a cultural symbol ... More


Postcolonial Automobility: Car Culture in West Africa

Lindsey B. Green-Simms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781517901141
eISBN:
9781452957654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901141.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Postcolonial Automobility discusses how the automobile, with its promise of autonomous, unfettered mobility is a paradigmatic object through which one can assess the pleasures, dangers, and limits of ... More


“What Are You Laughing at, Mary?”: Mary Livingstone’s Comic Voice

Kathryn H. Fuller-Seeley

in Jack Benny and the Golden Age of American Radio Comedy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295049
eISBN:
9780520967946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295049.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Reluctant, young Sadye Marks becomes drawn into vaudeville and radio performance through marriage to Jack Benny. The character created for her by Harry Conn, Mary Livingstone, becomes a popular and ... More


Introduction

Julian Millie

in Hearing Allah's Call: Preaching and Performance in Indonesian Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713118
eISBN:
9781501709609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713118.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

West Java is a diverse Islamic society in which different segments attach contrasting meanings to Islamic communications. Many Muslims are accustomed to listening to preachers when carrying out their ... More


Telling Tales of Missing Men

Caroline Melly

in Bottleneck: Moving, Building, and Belonging in an African City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226488875
eISBN:
9780226489063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226489063.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter focuses on the most tragic of Dakar’s bottlenecked flows: in 2006 alone, tens of thousands of clandestine migrants, the vast majority of whom were men, departed from West Africa’s shores ... More


Storytelling and Mythmaking: Or, How a One-Sentence Email Nearly Doubled a Print Run

Clayton Childress

in Under the Cover: The Creation, Production, and Reception of a Novel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691160382
eISBN:
9781400885275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160382.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines how a one-sentence email from Kim Wylie, the VP of sales at Publishers Group West, almost led to a doubling of Counterpoint Press's print run for Jarrettsville. Cornelia Nixon ... More


China’s Security Challenge to the United States in Latin America and the Caribbean

R. Evan Ellis

in China, The United States, and the Future of Latin America: U.S.-China Relations, Volume III

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479899289
eISBN:
9781479811588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899289.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The national security challenge presented by the People’s Republic of China (P.R.C.) to the United States in the Western Hemisphere is principally long-term and indirect. It is a challenge that is ... More


Maureen Pytlik

Michael B. Bakan

in Speaking for Ourselves: Conversations on Life, Music, and Autism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190855833
eISBN:
9780190855864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855833.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

In 2017, Maureen Pytlik graduated from Ottawa’s Carleton University with degrees major in both clarinet performance and mathematics. Her curriculum also included advanced music theory studies and ... More


A History of Religion

Nancy Levene

in Powers of Distinction: On Religion and Modernity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226507361
eISBN:
9780226507675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226507675.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Chapter 2 considers the quest to formulate religion as a generic category, inclusive without distinction. Such a religion is constituted for the purpose of escaping the domination and distortion of ... More


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