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Cultural Cold War and the Diasporic Nation

Law Wing Sang

in Collaborative Colonial Power: The Making of the Hong Kong Chinese

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099296
eISBN:
9789882206755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099296.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter considers the Cold War as the most important background against which there emerged a cultural and political imagery about a diasporic Chinese nation. It analyses the connections of ... More


Maya Market Women: Power and Tradition in San Juan Chamelco, Guatemala

S. Ashley Kistler

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038358
eISBN:
9780252096228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038358.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

As cultural mediators, Chamelco's market women offer a model of contemporary Q'eqchi' identity grounded in the strength of the Maya historical legacy. Guatemala's Maya communities have faced nearly ... More


An Incessant Struggle against White Supremacy: The International Congress against Imperialism and the International Circuits of Black Radicalism

Minkah Makalani

in Outside In: The Transnational Circuitry of US History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190459840
eISBN:
9780190459888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459840.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

Between 1927 and 1930, African diaspora radicals, based in the United States, the Caribbean, and elsewhere, came together to mount radical and transnational challenges to colonialism, imperialism, ... More


Introduction: Re-Imagining Colonial Pasts, Influencing Colonial Futures

Katherine H. Hayes and Craig N. Cipolla

in Rethinking Colonialism: Comparative Archaeological Approaches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060705
eISBN:
9780813050911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060705.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

This chapter introduces the major themes and coherent aims of the volume, arguing that colonialism is a subject of concern not simply as a condition of the past but also evolving and having impacts ... More


Palette of Fire: The Aesthetics of Propaganda in Black Boy and In the Castle of My Skin

John Wharton Lowe

in Calypso Magnolia: The Crosscurrents of Caribbean and Southern Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628882
eISBN:
9781469628059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628882.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter considers the ways in which Richard Wright’s autobiography Black Boy influenced the Barbadian writer George Lamming’s autobiographical novel, In the Castle of My Skin. The discussion ... More


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