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Berlin Replayed: Cinema and Urban Nostalgia in the Postwall Era

Brigitta B. Wagner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816691715
eISBN:
9781452953595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691715.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Berlin Replayed explores the role of film revival and production in the construction of Berlin’s city image and film geographies at several distinct moments in history: the ‘Golden’ Twenties, the ... More


Introduction:: Making a mannered metropolis and taming the ‘perpetual fair’

Anne Wohlcke

in The 'perpetual fair': Gender, disorder and urban amusement in eighteenth-century London

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090912
eISBN:
9781781706442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090912.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The introduction presents the main themes covered in the book, and places the study in the context of work on London’s modernisation. It outlines the problems of living and working the burgeoning ... More


Use of space

Paul O’Connor

in Islam in Hong Kong: Muslims and Everyday Life in China's World City

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139576
eISBN:
9789888180165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139576.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 11 mainly discusses how young Muslims make use of Hong Kong's urban space. This chapter notes a number of cultural and gender differences and provides a unique insight into the daily lives of ... More


Emotional Geographies: War, Nostalgia, and Identity in Beirut

Yasmeen Arif

in Life, Emergent: The Social in the Afterlives of Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781517900540
eISBN:
9781452955308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517900540.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The fourth chapter explores a span of civil violence in Beirut, Lebanon where the emphasis is about recognizing physical space as an immutable condition of violence and its afterlife - a condition ... More


Benjamin on Atget: Empty Streets and the Fading of Aura

Alexander Gelley

in Benjamin's Passages: Dreaming, Awakening

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262564
eISBN:
9780823266562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262564.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Benjamin’s discussion of Eugène Atget within “Little History of Photography” (1931) touches on some of the major issues not only of the essay itself but of all his subsequent work, notably, the ... More


Reclamations

Greg Winston

in Joyce and Militarism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042404
eISBN:
9780813043470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042404.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter considers how Joyce's work helped imagine the demilitarization of Dublin, through a process of re-appropriation that continues a century later. Joyce's fiction commenced a re-visioning ... More


The city and the road

Dimitris Dalakoglou

in The Road: An Ethnography of (Im)mobility, Space, and Cross-border Infrastructures in the Balkans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526109330
eISBN:
9781526124234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109330.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The urban topography of Gjirokastër city, where part of the current ethnography was based, is under a continuous process of change during the last two decades. The city has in fact been relocated ... More


Life, Emergent: The Social in the Afterlives of Violence

Yasmeen Arif

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781517900540
eISBN:
9781452955308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517900540.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Life, Emergent advocates for an affirmative life-politic that places the social squarely in the ‘meaning of life’, animating contemporary theory and practice on life in unexplored terrains. It ... More


A multi-ethnic metropolis: representations of Marseille

Joseph McGonagle

in Representing Ethnicity in Contemporary French Visual Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719079559
eISBN:
9781526121103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079559.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

By considering a range of different works from across contemporary visual culture, this chapter explores in detail how Marseille – and the ethnicities of its inhabitants – has been represented since ... More


Exile and Commitment

Bowen Paulle

in Toxic Schools: High-Poverty Education in New York and Amsterdam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226066387
eISBN:
9780226066554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226066554.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Chapter Four explores how stigmatized positions in overall urban spaces contribute to emotional investments in friendships and peer group affiliations that even the students making them at times ... More


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