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. Look with Your Ears, My Friend

Anne Marie Oliver and Paul F. Steinberg

in The Road to Martyrs' Square: A Journey into the World of the Suicide Bomber

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305593
eISBN:
9780199850815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305593.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The induction ceremony had been held shortly after they first arrived in Gaza. Yusuf had led them in to Beach Camp, then under siege by what seemed like hundreds of Israeli soldiers. The mass ... More


Coastal habitats

Malcolm Ausden

in Habitat Management for Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198568728
eISBN:
9780191717529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568728.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses a range of intertidal habitats, mudflats, saltmarsh, and sandy and shingle beaches, together with habitats beyond the usual upper tidal limit, which are affected by coastal ... More


The Global Beach

Orvar Löfgren

in On Holiday: A History of Vacationing

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217676
eISBN:
9780520928992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217676.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter discusses the universalization of the beach experience. It first answers the questions of what is a beach, and what can a beach be used for. It studies the concept of paradise, which ... More


Sombreros and Motorcycles in a Newer South: The Politics of Aesthetics in South Carolina's Tourism Industry

P. Nicole King

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032516
eISBN:
9781617032523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032516.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In 1949, Alan Schafer opened South of the Border, a beer stand located on bucolic farmland in Dillon County, South Carolina, near the border separating North and South Carolina. Even at its ... More


To the Beaches

in Los Angeles in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City of Angels

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268838
eISBN:
9780520948860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268838.003.0029
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes a tour to the beaches which takes the following route: Los Angeles–Culver City–Venice–Redondo–Wilmington–Long Beach–Seal Beach–Huntington Beach–Newport–Balboa–Laguna ... More


Catch and Release: The Enduring Yet Vulnerable Horseshoe Crab

Lisa Jean Moore

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479876303
eISBN:
9781479848096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876303.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Based on a multimethod study that centers on interviews with over 30 conservationists, field biologists, ecologists, paleontologists and over 3 years of my fieldwork on urban beaches in the New York ... More


“survival and Distance”: The Dramatic Voice in Robert Wilson's: Einstein on the Beach

Frederick J. Ruf

in Entangled Voices: Genre and the Religious Construction of the Self

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102635
eISBN:
9780199853458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102635.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

When Plato recommends that poets be banished from his republic, it is the dramatic poets that he specifies. His principal charge that poetry is at a double remove from reality is based on the ... More


Initiations, Tempers, Seductions

Thomas Docherty

in Alterities: Criticism, History, Representation

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183570
eISBN:
9780191674075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183570.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyses Medbh McGuckian's poems: The Flower Master (1982), Venus and the Rain (1984), and On Ballycastle Beach (1988). First, it charts some ‘initiations’, to demonstrate McGuckian's ... More


The Castaways Project

Steven Feld and Virginia Ryan

in Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719085055
eISBN:
9781526109958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085055.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Steven Feld and Virginia Ryan’s sound and visual art collaboration is a meditation on the forced movements, departures and returns of people and things as part of the slave trade and its legacy, ... More


White Sand Black Beach: Civil Rights, Public Space, and Miami's Virginia Key

Gregory W. Bush

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062648
eISBN:
9780813051628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062648.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The unique story and current state of public space in southern Florida are interwoven with the history of segregation. Virginia Key Beach provides a lens for examining the interaction of notions of ... More


Poetry on the Porch: A Time Set Aside

Steve Zeitlin

in The Poetry of Everyday Life: Storytelling and the Art of Awareness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702358
eISBN:
9781501706370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702358.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

In this chapter, the author recalls how his family would spend afternoons and evenings reading poems on the screened porch overlooking the sand dunes, the beach, and the sea in a rented house in ... More


Beaches versus Oil in Southern California

Paul Sabin

in Crude Politics: The California Oil Market, 1900-1940

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241985
eISBN:
9780520931145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241985.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Environmental issues became far more salient along the rapidly developing coast than in the dry, sparsely populated San Joaquin Valley. With the political conflict over state tidelands in Santa ... More


Semper Paratus: The U.S. Coast Guard's Flotilla 10 at Omaha Beach

Mark A. Snell

in The United States and the Second World War: New Perspectives on Diplomacy, War, and the Home Front

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231201
eISBN:
9780823240791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231201.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter offers both a valuable overview of the United States Coast Guard's role in World War II as well as an in-depth examination of this often forgotten service in the ... More


The Mediterranean in the Age of the Package Tour

Orvar Löfgren

in On Holiday: A History of Vacationing

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217676
eISBN:
9780520928992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217676.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter takes a look at the birth of Mediterranean package tourism. It discusses the situation of the Mediterranean countries as tourism became more and more popular, studies the growth of ... More


Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

Dean DeFino

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167390
eISBN:
9780231850544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167390.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book looks at the production and critical reception of Russ Meyer's film Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965). It places the film within the cultural history of the 1960s, looks at its ... More


Land Was Ours: How Black Beaches Became White Wealth in the Coastal South

Andrew W. Kahrl

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628721
eISBN:
9781469628745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628721.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Land Was Ours tells the story of how African Americans acquired, developed, and struggled to hold onto property along southern coastlines over the course of the twentieth century. During the ... More


Seconding Speech for the Nomination of Frances Farenthold, Delivered at the 1972 Democratic National Convention, Miami Beach, Florida, July 13, 1972

Maegan Parker Brooks and Davis W. Houck

in The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer: To Tell It Like It Is

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738223
eISBN:
9781604738230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738223.003.0019
Subject:
History, African-American History

In July 1972, Fannie Lou Hamer traveled to the Democratic National Convention in Miami Beach, Florida despite her deteriorating health. Hamer’s health took a turn for the worse in January of that ... More


Welcome to Fairyland: Queer Miami before 1940

Julio Capó

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635200
eISBN:
9781469635217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635200.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Poised on the edge of the United States and at the center of a wider Caribbean world, today’s Miami is marketed as an international tourist hub that embraces gender and sexual difference. As Julio ... More


Dorado Beach

Evan R. Ward

in Packaged Vacations: Tourism Development in the Spanish Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032290
eISBN:
9780813038995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032290.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The Puerto Rican government, through PRIDCO, was not only the first Latin political entity to develop a strategy for state-directed tourism development in the mid-1940s but also the most likely to ... More


A Second Marriage

Evan R. Ward

in Packaged Vacations: Tourism Development in the Spanish Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032290
eISBN:
9780813038995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032290.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Even as Laurance Rockefeller celebrated the opening of the Dorado Beach Hotel on December 2, 1958, he was already contemplating the expansion of the resort. Rockefeller initiated talks with Eastern ... More


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