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Cultural Centers: History, Architecture, and Public Space

Daniela Sandler

in Counterpreservation: Architectural Decay in Berlin Since 1989

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501703164
eISBN:
9781501706271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703164.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on independent, nonprofit cultural and art centers. Cultural centers such as the Haus Schwarzenberg—the primary focus of this chapter—as well as Schokoladen and the defunct ... More


The History of Romantic Love in Sub-Saharan Africa: between Interest and Emotion: Raleigh Lecture on History

Megan Vaughan

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 167, 2009 Lectures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264775
eISBN:
9780191734984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264775.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at the history of romantic love in Sub-Saharan Africa. This text comes from a lecture given at the British Academy's 2009 Raleigh Lecture on History. This text attempts to explore ... More


Introduction

Vera John-Steiner

in Creative Collaboration

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195307702
eISBN:
9780199847587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307702.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book aims to understand the psycho-social dynamics of forming long-term collaborations and creative partnership—intellectual and artistic collaboration and co-construction of knowledge—that is ... More


Culture after the Hurricanes: Rhetoric and Reinvention on the Gulf Coast

M. B. Hackler (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734904
eISBN:
9781621032540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734904.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Rebuilding in Louisiana and Mississippi after hurricanes Katrina and Rita presented some very thorny issues. Certain cultural projects benefited from immediate attention and funding while others, ... More


Introduction

Catherine A. Stewart

in Long Past Slavery: Representing Race in the Federal Writers' Project

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626260
eISBN:
9781469628295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626260.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter outlines the goals and challenges of the Federal Writers’ Project’s endeavor during the 1930s to collect the ex-slave narratives, and examines a ghost story one ex-slave ... More


Introduction: Being English

Simon Featherstone

in Englishness: Twentieth-Century Popular Culture and the Forming of English Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623655
eISBN:
9780748651764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623655.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter introduces the concept of Englishness. It identifies the common expressions of the national question, and shows the growing interest of the English in ‘who they are’. It studies the ... More


Coda

in The Rape of Mesopotamia: Behind the Looting of the Iraq Museum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226729459
eISBN:
9780226729435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226729435.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the future of the National Museum of Iraq. The museum has been reduced from a repository into a prison for antiquities, with little prospect to reopen for years to come. There ... More


(Post)Colonialism, Anthropology and the Magic of Mimesis

in Interdisciplinary Measures: Literature and the Future of Postcolonial Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311093
eISBN:
9781846313332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311093.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter addresses the theoretical problem of the relationship between mimicry and mimesis. Although used interchangeably by many anthropologists, these two terms serve different functions when ... More


Introduction: The Neighborhood Consensus

Luigi Tomba

in The Government Next Door: Neighborhood Politics in Urban China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452826
eISBN:
9780801455209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452826.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to examine the everyday practices of power in Chinese neighborhoods. The book brings into the discussion such issues as housing ... More


Conclusion

Janet Newman

in Remaking governance: Peoples, politics and the public sphere

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346407
eISBN:
9781447303206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346407.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter reviews the contribution of the book to theorising the remaking of governance both in terms of the constitution of new governable subjects and new sites and possibilities of social ... More


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