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Conclusions

Melanie J. Wright

in Moses in America: The Cultural Uses of Biblical Narrative

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195152265
eISBN:
9780199834884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195152263.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Previous chapters in this book have considered in depth how Lincoln Steffens, Zora Neale Hurston, and Cecil B. DeMille represented Moses and the exodus in twentieth century America. These studies ... More


Amalgams and Mosaics, Syncretisms and Reinterpretations: Reading Herskovits and Contemporary Creolists for Metaphors of Creolization

Robert Baron

in Creolization as Cultural Creativity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031069
eISBN:
9781617031076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031069.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the metaphors used for creolization in order to discover how cultural creolization is theorized. It explains that contemporary creolists use metaphor when characterizing forms ... More


The Culture of Order and Deference

Robert Tittler

in The Reformation and the Towns in England: Politics and Political Culture, c.1540-1640

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207184
eISBN:
9780191677540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207184.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the ways in which the town governments approached the free expression of ideas. It emphasises the efforts to censor the ... More


American Allegory: Lindy Hop and the Racial Imagination

Black Hawk Hancock

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226043074
eISBN:
9780226043241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043241.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

“Perhaps,” wrote Ralph Ellison more than seventy years ago, “the zoot suit contains profound political meaning; perhaps the symmetrical frenzy of the Lindy-hop conceals clues to great potential ... More


Introduction

Hugh Grady

in The Modernist Shakespeare: Critical Texts in a Material World

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183228
eISBN:
9780191673962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183228.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to make use of the unique qualities of Shakespeare criticism in order to investigate and clarify the institutions and cultural ... More


The End of Magic

Ariel Glucklich

in The End of Magic

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195108798
eISBN:
9780199853434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195108798.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

For a variety of reasons, scholars of religions no longer find it useful to compare religion and magic. According to the worst misconception, magic compels natural or supernatural forces to obey ... More


English Policing and Contemporary Culture

Ian Loader and Aogán Mulcahy

in Policing and the Condition of England: Memory, Politics and Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299066
eISBN:
9780191685583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299066.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter offers an assessment of the current condition of English policing culture. This entails revisiting Raymond Williams' threefold typology of cultural forms — the dominant, the residual, ... More


Specific Aspects of Plantation Systems in the New World: Community Subcultures and Social Classes

Eric R. Wolf

in Pathways of Power: Building an Anthropology of the Modern World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223332
eISBN:
9780520924871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223332.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter attempts to discuss peasants in relation to landless workers and other social groupings within plantation systems. It places a typological construct on a continuum that could do justice ... More


Put a Little Color on That!

Black Hawk Hancock

in American Allegory: Lindy Hop and the Racial Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226043074
eISBN:
9780226043241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043241.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter highlights the lived immediacy of dancing leading to both a simultaneous investment in mastery of those embodied practices and an obliviousness to how those interactions erase the ... More


Introduction: Coloniality and Hong Kong Chineseness

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/9789622099296.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The chapter explains that this book argues that collaboration is the key to finding an extended analytical framework within which to grasp the power formation of Hong Kong. It intends not to argue ... More


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