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Frontiers of Historical Imagination: Narrating the European Conquest of Native America, 1890-1990

Kerwin Lee Klein

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520204638
eISBN:
9780520924185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520204638.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The American frontier, a potent symbol since Europeans first stepped ashore on North America, serves as the touchstone for this book's analysis of the narrating of history. The book explores the ... More


Prairie Patrimony: Family, Farming, and Community in the Midwest

Sonya Salamon

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807845530
eISBN:
9781469616094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469611181_Salamon
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This book consolidates, refines, advances and grounds recent scholarship that challenges familiar platitudes about family farming and rural life in the United States. Its approach yields a depth of ... More


She's Mad Real: Popular Culture and West Indian Girls in Brooklyn

Oneka LaBennett

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752470
eISBN:
9780814765289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752470.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Overwhelmingly, Black teenage girls are negatively represented in national and global popular discourses, either as being “at risk” for teenage pregnancy, obesity, or sexually transmitted diseases, ... More


From Chiefdom to Archaic State: Hawai̒i in Comparative and Historical Context

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in How Chiefs Became Kings: Divine Kingship and the Rise of Archaic States in Ancient Hawai'i

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267251
eISBN:
9780520947849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267251.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The thesis of this book is that Hawai'i consisted of three to four competing archaic states, each headed by a divine king. Hawai'i offers a “model system” for how differences in rank originally ... More


Hawaiian Archaic States on the Eve of European Contact

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in How Chiefs Became Kings: Divine Kingship and the Rise of Archaic States in Ancient Hawai'i

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267251
eISBN:
9780520947849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267251.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reviews the contours of the Hawaiian archaic states which were functioning at the time of first contact with the West, and then investigates the major categories held to be criterial for ... More


Conclusion: Placing Gendered and Generational Notions of West Indian Success

Oneka LaBennett

in She's Mad Real: Popular Culture and West Indian Girls in Brooklyn

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752470
eISBN:
9780814765289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752470.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter connects the insights of the previous chapters, emphasizing the linkages that tie together spatialized definitions of race and gender, the concept of “authenticity,” and the ... More


Consuming Identities: Toward a Youth Culture–Centered Approach to West Indian Transnationalism

Oneka LaBennett

in She's Mad Real: Popular Culture and West Indian Girls in Brooklyn

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752470
eISBN:
9780814765289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752470.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter maps out the variegated context that informs the youth culture of Black youth, especially that of adolescent West Indian girls. Racialized stereotypes and constructions of ... More


“Our Museum”: Mapping Race, Gender, and West Indian Transnationalism

Oneka LaBennett

in She's Mad Real: Popular Culture and West Indian Girls in Brooklyn

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752470
eISBN:
9780814765289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752470.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents an ethnographic mapping of the youngsters' journeys within and beyond the confines of the Brooklyn Children's Museum (BCM), placing West Indian immigrant youth within the racial ... More


Dual Citizenship in the Hip-Hop Nation: Gender and Authenticity in Black Youth Culture

Oneka LaBennett

in She's Mad Real: Popular Culture and West Indian Girls in Brooklyn

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752470
eISBN:
9780814765289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752470.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter interrogates the common view that hip-hop culture is largely constituted in misogyny, rampant consumerism, and male violence. West Indian girls pursue a symbolic “dual citizenship” as ... More


The Museum of Resilience

Catherine Fennell

in Last Project Standing: Civics and Sympathy in Post-Welfare Chicago

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816697366
eISBN:
9781452953649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697366.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Six asks how those without any connection to public housing might learn to care about its destruction and redevelopment. It takes up that question by tracking early efforts to bring a ... More


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