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The Fantasy Fiction Formula

Deborah Chester

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992880
eISBN:
9781526104199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992880.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

There’s more to writing a successful fantasy story than building a unique world or inventing a new type of magic. From the writing of strong, action-packed scenes to the creation of dynamic, ... More


The Lack of Muslim Vulnerability

Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi

in Pogrom in Gujarat: Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151762
eISBN:
9781400842599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151762.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how the phantasmagoria of the Muslim is drawn from certain culinary and dietary habits, most clearly stereotyped in the meat eater or butcher. This stereotype manifests in the ... More


Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy

Richard E. Ocejo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691165493
eISBN:
9781400884865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165493.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In today's new economy—in which “good” jobs are typically knowledge or technology based—many well-educated and culturally savvy young men are instead choosing to pursue traditionally low-status ... More


Religion in the Kitchen: "Cooking, Talking, and the Making of Black Atlantic Traditions"

Elizabeth Pérez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479861613
eISBN:
9781479803217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479861613.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book argues that cooking and talking are at the very quick of Black Atlantic religions. It shows that tasks like butchering, although manual, are far from menial, and “idle chatter” does a ... More


A Room of Her Own: Newnham College 1874–1879

Annabel Robinson

in The Life and Work of Jane Ellen Harrison

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199242337
eISBN:
9780191714108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242337.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter describes the Cambridge of 1874, the beginnings of university education for women, the obstacles and conflicts faced by the pioneers, notably Henry Sidgwick and John Stuart Mill. It ... More


Industrial Cowboys: Miller & Lux and the Transformation of the Far West, 1850-1920

David Igler

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520226586
eISBN:
9780520938939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226586.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Few industrial enterprises left a more enduring imprint on the American West than Miller and Lux, a vast meatpacking conglomerate started by two San Francisco butchers in 1858. This book examines how ... More


Cairo

Deborah Manley

in Women Travelers in Egypt: From the Eighteenth to the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774164859
eISBN:
9781617971273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164859.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The travelers—in the past—enjoyed the markets, visited the ladies of the harems, ventured into the baths, and looked onward up the Nile where they were to travel.Cairo, although overwhelming, was—and ... More


Putting Back the Animals: Woman-Animal Meme in Contemporary Taiwanese Ecofeminist Imagination

Chia-ju Chang

in Chinese Ecocinema: In the Age of Environmental Challenge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090866
eISBN:
9789882206724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090866.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter is an ecofeminist study of the relationship between humans and animals in Chinese and Taiwanese literature and film. It first looks at current vegetarian ecofeminist views on ... More


Badr Al-din Al-maqdisi: A Palestinian Shaykh Resisting French Occupation in Late Eighteenth-century Cairo

Camille Mansour and Leila Fawaz

in Transformed Landscapes: Essays on Palestine and the Middle East in Honor of Walid Khalidi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162473
eISBN:
9781617970191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162473.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Badr al-Din al-Maqdisi's life story is recounted by a great Egyptian historian. There is very little information about his life as a whole. Much is missing in his story, and this chapter is able to ... More


Commerce and Class Tensions at the Butcher Shop

Stacy E. Holden

in The Politics of Food in Modern Morocco

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033730
eISBN:
9780813039398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033730.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Meat was a consumable luxury that provided tangible evidence of wealth and status among both the Muslim majority and the Jewish minority. To increase profits, butchers serving each of these ... More


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