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 Introduction: To Become a Nation of “Jewish Culture”

Arieh Bruce Saposnik

in Becoming Hebrew: The Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331219
eISBN:
9780199868100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331219.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explains the book's central foci—the ways in which Zionism's vision of a new Hebrew nation was translated into the concrete institutions, practices, and rituals that generated a national ... More


Becoming Hebrew: The Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine

Arieh B. Saposnik

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331219
eISBN:
9780199868100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331219.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Becoming Hebrew is a study of the ways in which a Zionist national culture was generated in the Jewish Yishuv (prestate community) of Palestine between 1900 and 1914. The book addresses ... More


Going Native: History, Language, and Culture

Kerwin Lee Klein

in From History to Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268814
eISBN:
9780520948297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268814.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter begins with a discussion of the New Cultural History, a movement commonly described as history's response to the growing influence of radical, continental conceptions of language. It ... More


A Cultural History of South Asians in Hong Kong

John Nguyet Erni and Lisa Yuk-ming Leung

in Understanding South Asian Minorities in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208340
eISBN:
9789888268382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208340.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter aims to uncover the histories of the settlement of South Asians in Hong Kong. It aims to defy an essentialist notion of “History” (i.e. history with a capital letter “H”) by asserting ... More


The Cultural Construction of the British World

Barry Crosbie and Mark Hampton (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097898
eISBN:
9781526104403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097898.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book collects eleven original essays in the cultural history of the British Empire since the eighteenth century. It is geographically capacious, taking in the United Kingdom, India, West Africa, ... More


Local Transcendence: Cultural Criticism, Postmodernism, and the Romanticism of Detail

Alan Liu

in Local Transcendence: Essays on Postmodern Historicism and the Database

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226486956
eISBN:
9780226486970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226486970.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter criticizes cultural criticism in what can be called its high postmodernist forms: cultural anthropology, the New Cultural History, the New Historicism, the New Pragmatism, the new and/or ... More


The Interdisciplinary War Machine

Alan Liu

in Local Transcendence: Essays on Postmodern Historicism and the Database

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226486956
eISBN:
9780226486970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226486970.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter, which undertakes a salutary critique of interdisciplinarity in the humanities, probes a particular cluster of interdisciplinary works: French Revolution studies in its recent postmodern ... More


Building the British Atlantic World: "Spaces, Places, and Material Culture, 1600-1850"

Daniel Maudlin and Bernard L. Herman (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626826
eISBN:
9781469628066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626826.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Building the British Atlantic World is the first book to articulate the shared architectural history of the British Atlantic world; the first to consider British, North American, Caribbean and ... More


A Communion of Shadows: Religion and Photography in Nineteenth-Century America

Rachel McBride Lindsey

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633725
eISBN:
9781469633732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633725.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

When the revolutionary technology of photography erupted in American culture in 1839, it swiftly became, in the day’s parlance, a “mania.” This richly illustrated book positions vernacular ... More


Agitating Images: Photography against History in Indigenous Siberia

Craig Campbell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681051
eISBN:
9781452948911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681051.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Agitating Images explores the early history of Communist organization among small dispersed groups of indigenous Evenki peoples of Central Siberia. It draws this history into an examination of the ... More


Introduction

Alan Kidd and Melanie Tebbutt

in People, Places and Identities: Themes in British Social and Cultural History, 1700s-1980s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719090356
eISBN:
9781526124081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090356.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The editors introduce the volume and the chapter is in two parts. The first part summarises the themes of the book and the arguments of each of the essays and the second part is an appreciation of ... More


Three Axes of Genre Study

Jeremy Rosen

in Minor Characters Have Their Day: Genre and the Contemporary Literary Marketplace

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231177443
eISBN:
9780231542401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177443.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Derives a general theory of genre from analysis of the genre I call “minor-character elaboration.” It argues that genre should be studied and understood along three intersecting axes: as a practice ... More


Introduction: The Emergent Critical History of Intellectual Disability

Patrick McDonagh, C. F. Goodey, and Tim Stainton

in Intellectual disability: A conceptual history, 1200-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526125316
eISBN:
9781526136213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125316.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Intellectual disability is an unstable concept, and its fundamental instability is magnified when we track its history and relation to other concepts. This introductory chapter explores some of the ... More


Wonderful Things: A History of Egyptology: 1: From Antiquity to 1881

Jason Thompson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789774165993
eISBN:
9781617976520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165993.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The discovery of ancient Egypt and the development of Egyptology are momentous events in intellectual and cultural history. The history of Egyptology is the story of the people, famous and obscure, ... More


Changing a Culture of Discrimination: A Critical Understanding of Hong Kong’s Anti-racism Law

John Nguyet Erni and Lisa Yuk-ming Leung

in Understanding South Asian Minorities in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208340
eISBN:
9789888268382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208340.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter covers the international human rights framework to address racism and racial discrimination. It highlights the conventionally well-known treaties and international laws and declarations ... More


A Review of Academic and Policy Research on Ethnic Minorities in Hong Kong

John Nguyet Erni and Lisa Yuk-ming Leung

in Understanding South Asian Minorities in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208340
eISBN:
9789888268382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208340.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In this chapter late in the book, we turn our attention to the need for more ethnic minority research in Hong Kong. Here, we provide what we consider to be a fairly comprehensive review of the major ... More


The Years Are Like Centuries

Craig Campbell

in Agitating Images: Photography against History in Indigenous Siberia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681051
eISBN:
9781452948911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681051.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Wherein a nervous history of Soviet culture shaping in central Siberia in the years before the formation of the Evenki National Region on December 10, 1930 is presented amidst photo-fragments. It is ... More


Introduction

Holly M. Karibo

in Sin City North: Sex, Drugs, and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625201
eISBN:
9781469625225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625201.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter outlines the key arguments made in the book, setting them within the context of the historiography on borderlands, vice, moral regulation, and the postwar period. The chapter also ... More


Literary History as Cultural History

Stefan Collini

in The Nostalgic Imagination: History in English Criticism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198800170
eISBN:
9780191839986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800170.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter begins with the observation that a number of literary critics in this period express the hope that a new form of ‘cultural history’ would provide the basis for an evaluative assessment ... More


Writing disenchantment: British First World War prose, 1914-30

Andrew Frayn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089220
eISBN:
9781781707333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089220.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book argues that disenchantment is not only a response to wartime experience, but a condition of modernity with a language that finds extreme expression in First World War literature. The ... More


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