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“A Voice from China”: Ha Jin and the Cultural Politics of Antisocialist Realism

Steven G. Yao

in Foreign Accents: Chinese American Verse from Exclusion to Postethnicity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199730339
eISBN:
9780199866540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730339.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Born in Liaoning, China, Ha Jin has gained considerable notoriety in the United States for his works about the Cultural Revolution. This chapter considers through the distinctive lens of his verse ... More


How to Become an American

Desmond King

in The Liberty of Strangers: Making the American Nation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306439
eISBN:
9780199850617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306439.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The chapter shows how assimilationist democracy unavoidably attached the most importance to building a singular sense of nation among its members and rode roughshod over democratic rights. This meant ... More


A Memorandum for the President of the Royal Audiencia and Chancery Court of the City and Kingdom of Granada

Francisco Núñez Muley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226547268
eISBN:
9780226547282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226547282.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Conquered in 1492 and colonized by invading Castilians, the city and kingdom of Granada faced radical changes imposed by its occupiers throughout the first half of the sixteenth century—including the ... More


Tours of Influence: Chicana/o Artists in Europe and Asia

Karen Mary Davalos

in Chicana/o Remix: Art and Errata Since the Sixties

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479877966
eISBN:
9781479825165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877966.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter documents the influence of Europe and Asia on Chicana/o artists who traveled abroad. It examines the travels of eleven artists and finds that their international journeys influenced ... More


Religion as a resource or as a source of exclusion? The case of Muslim women’s shelters

Pia Karlsson Minganti

in Religion and Welfare in Europe: Gendered and Minority Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447318972
eISBN:
9781447328957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318972.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter demonstrates, through a case study on women's shelters in Sweden, that it is not only the north–south divide that stands out in Europe, but also the conflictual notions of religion, and ... More


René Cassin and the Alliance Israélite Universelle: A Republican in Post-Holocaust France

Jay Winter

in Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945-1955

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479835041
eISBN:
9781479814954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835041.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This concluding chapter focuses on René Cassin’s work on behalf of the Alliance israélite universelle (AIU, or the Alliance), of which he was president from 1943 until his death thirty-three years ... More


A New Perspective on the “Name-Changing Policy” in Korea

Matsutani Motokazu

in Gender and Law in the Japanese Imperium

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837150
eISBN:
9780824869472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837150.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter takes up one of the most reviled of Japanese colonial policies. This, the so-called name-changing policy, has been widely seen as aimed at forcing Korean families to give up their native ... More


Editor's Introduction

in A Memorandum for the President of the Royal Audiencia and Chancery Court of the City and Kingdom of Granada

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226547268
eISBN:
9780226547282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226547282.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter describes the circumstances that led Francisco Núñez Muley to write A Memorandum for the President of the Royal Audiencia and Chancery Court of the City and Kingdom of Granada. It ... More


A Memorandum for the President of the Royal Audiencia and Chancery Court of the City and Kingdom of Granada

in A Memorandum for the President of the Royal Audiencia and Chancery Court of the City and Kingdom of Granada

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226547268
eISBN:
9780226547282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226547282.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter presents an English translation of Francisco Núñez Muley's A Memorandum for the President of the Royal Audiencia and Chancery Court of the City and Kingdom of Granada. Muley argued that ... More


Ambiguous Outcomes

K. Theodore Hoppen

in Governing Hibernia: British Politicians and Ireland 1800–1921

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198207436
eISBN:
9780191817922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207436.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter looks at the results of London’s mid-century policy of assimilationism, especially that introduced during and after the Great Famine in an effort to anglicize and modernize Ireland’s ... More


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