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Reshaping the Boundaries: The Christian Intersection of China and the West in the Modern Era

Song Gang (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390557
eISBN:
9789888390175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390557.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book presents extensive research on the formation and transformation of varied types of knowledge, perceptions, and representations exchanged between China and the West from 1600 to 1900. The ... More


West Indian Generation: Remaking British Culture in London, 1945-1965

Amanda Bidnall

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940032
eISBN:
9781786944191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940032.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Between Britain’s imperial victory in the Second World War and its introduction of race-based immigration restriction ‘at home,’ London’s relationship with its burgeoning West Indian settler ... More


Black German: An Afro-German Life in the Twentieth Century By Theodor Michael

Theodor Michael

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383117
eISBN:
9781786944283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383117.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is the first English translation of an important document in the history of the black presence in Germany and Europe: the autobiography of Theodor Michael. Theodor Michael is the last surviving ... More


Theater of a Separate War: The Civil War West of the Mississippi River, 1861-1865

Thomas W. Cutrer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631561
eISBN:
9781469631585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631561.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Though its most famous battles were waged in the East at Antietam, Gettysburg, and throughout Virginia, the Civil War was clearly a conflict that raged across a continent. From cotton-rich Texas and ... More


Arthurdale

Emily Herring Wilson

in The Three Graces: Eleanor Roosevelt and Her Friends

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635835
eISBN:
9781469635859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635835.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Hickok reported to Eleanor on the squalid conditions of a mining town in West Virginia called Scott's Run, and Eleanor, often with Nancy Cook, immediately went to see for herself. In the first New ... More


Building an Integrated School

Pamela Grundy

in Color and Character: West Charlotte High and the American Struggle over Educational Equality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469636078
eISBN:
9781469636092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636078.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Traces the work done by West Charlotte's veteran African American teachers and staff members to mentor younger white teachers and administrators, and to ensure that the school's African American ... More


The Psychological and Cultural Foundations of East Asian Cognition: Contradiction, Change, and Holism

Julie Spencer-Rodgers and Kaiping Peng (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199348541
eISBN:
9780190695705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199348541.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The unprecedented economic growth in many East Asian societies in the few past decades have placed the region center stage, and increasing globalization have made East-West cultural understanding of ... More


The Colonizer in the Computer: Stasis and International Control in PA Maps

Jess Bier

in Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine: How Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036153
eISBN:
9780262339957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036153.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Chapter 4, “The Colonizer in the Computer”, is an examination of how the colonial past and present can affect maps. The Palestinian Authority (PA), the provisional Palestinian government, was founded ... More


Disaster at Buffalo Creek

Kai Erikson

in The Sociologist's Eye: Reflections on Social Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300106671
eISBN:
9780300231779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106671.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter focuses on the Buffalo Creek flood in West Virginia that occurred on February 26, 1972. Almost everyone along Buffalo Creek depended on coal mining for a living. The creek is formed by ... More


East and West, Right and Left

Nitzan Shoshan

in The Management of Hate: Nation, Affect, and the Governance of Right-Wing Extremism in Germany

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171951
eISBN:
9781400883653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171951.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how Germany's young right-wing extremists articulate their relations to cultural and ethnicized difference as they discursively constitute their own political selves, focusing ... More


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