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Introduction

Christopher B. Balme

in Decolonizing the Stage: Theatrical Syncretism and Post-Colonial Drama

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184447
eISBN:
9780191674266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184447.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book examines theatrical works and performances which are influenced by the triad of imperialism, colonization, and decolonization. It argues that ‘decolonization’ of the stage can be examined ... More


Indigenous Knowing and Responsible Life in the World

John Grim

in Ecospirit: Religions and Philosophies for the Earth

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227457
eISBN:
9780823236626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227457.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter seeks to associate ecospirit with indigenous knowledge in a plurality of forms. It shows that there is a family resemblance, but not a unity, among the ... More


Archaeology Taken to Court: Unravelling the Epistemology of Cultural Tradition in the Context of Aboriginal Title Cases

Andrew Martindale

in Rethinking Colonial Pasts through Archaeology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199696697
eISBN:
9780191804878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199696697.003.0019
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the epistemology of cultural tradition in the context of court cases involving Aboriginal rights and titles in Canada. Focusing on the global impact and the legal legacy of R. ... More


Between Empires: Print and Politics in Goa

Rochelle Pinto

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195690477
eISBN:
9780199081899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195690477.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book explores the contours of print production in Goa as an extension of the questions that had prompted the studies on print in colonial India. It looks into the nature of and principles ... More


Spirits of the Place: Buddhism and Lao Religious Culture

John Clifford Holt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833275
eISBN:
9780824869991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833275.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book contributes to the understanding of religious culture in Laos and Southeast Asia. This book brings this nation into focus. With its overview of Lao Buddhism and analysis of how shifting ... More


Anthropology's Global Histories: The Ethnographic Frontier in German New Guinea, 1870-1935

Rainer F. Buschmann

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831844
eISBN:
9780824869960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831844.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Anthropologists and world historians make strange bedfellows. Although the latter frequently employ anthropological methods in their descriptions of cross-cultural exchanges, the former have raised ... More


The View of the Empire from the Altepetl: Nahua Historical and Global Imagination

Silver Moon and Michael Ennis

in Rereading the Black Legend: The Discourses of Religious and Racial Difference in the Renaissance Empires

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226307213
eISBN:
9780226307244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307244.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter explores the specific case of postconquest Nahua politics, culture, and intellectual traditions in order to demonstrate the ways the Nahuas conceptualized colonialism and global ... More


Katherine Mansfield and the Fragility of Pākehā Boredom

Saikat Majumdar

in Prose of the World: Modernism and the Banality of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156950
eISBN:
9780231527675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156950.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter analyzes boredom as a colonial condition in Katherine Mansfield's stories. Her understated relationship with New Zealand's landscape is as important to the analysis as is her insistent ... More


. Fashioning Identities: Kente, Nostalgia, and the World of Barbie

Carol Magee

in Africa in the American Imagination: Popular Culture, Radicalized Identities, and African Visual Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031526
eISBN:
9781617031533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031526.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the second of the three case studies on how Africa is imagined through popular culture, namely, Mattel’s world of Barbie. This chapter first looks at Mattel’s Princess of ... More


Stories of Seeds and Soil

Gabrielle Tayac and Tanya Thrasher

in The Land Has Memory: Indigenous Knowledge, Native Landscapes, and the National Museum of the American Indian

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832646
eISBN:
9781469606019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889787_blue_spruce.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter looks at the influence of the animal and plant life on the surrounding landscape of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI). This is illustrated by the 27,000 trees, shrubs, ... More


Repositioning the Missionary: Rewriting the Histories of Colonialism, Native Catholicism, and Indigeneity in Guam

Vicente M. Diaz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834340
eISBN:
9780824870058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834340.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In the vein of an emergent Native Pacific brand of cultural studies, this book critically examines the cultural and political stakes of the historic and present-day movement to canonize Blessed Diego ... More


Conclusions

Christine D. Beaule

in Frontiers of Colonialism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054346
eISBN:
9780813053073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054346.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The chapter outlines some key conclusions apparent from the collection of case studies in this edited volume, particularly regarding the highly variable, and sometimes minimal, impact of processes of ... More


Making Aloha: Lei and the Cultural Labor of Hospitality

Vernadette Vicuña Gonzalez

in Making the Empire Work: Labor and United States Imperialism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479871254
eISBN:
9781479822843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479871254.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter presents Haunani-Kay Trask's critique on the reduction of Hawaiian culture, lands, and people into attractions, destinations, and entertainers. Attending to the rise of mass tourism in ... More


The Masks of Conquest: Wilson Harris’s Jonestown and the Thresholds of Grievability

Jodi A. Byrd

in The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676408
eISBN:
9781452947754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676408.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter presents a reading of Guyanese novelist Wilson Harris’s Jonestown, focusing on the narrative strategies Harris employs to represent indigenous cultures in the aftermath of the Jonestown ... More


The Many Different Faces of the Dusky Maiden: A Context for Understanding Maiden Aotearoa

Jo Smith

in Huihui: Navigating Art and Literature in the Pacific

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838959
eISBN:
9780824869496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838959.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter provides a broader context for understanding Maiden Aotearoa, a photography exhibit held at the Wellington City Gallery in New Zealand on May 21–June 26, 2011. Maiden Aotearoa features ... More


Rome, the Greek World, and the East: Volume 3: The Greek World, the Jews, and the East

Fergus Millar

Hannah M. Cotton and Guy MacLean Rogers (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830307
eISBN:
9781469603216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876657_millar
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This volume completes the author's three-volume collection of essays, which, together with his books, transformed the study of the Roman Empire by shifting the focus of inquiry onto the broader ... More


Discovering Florida: First-Contact Narratives from Spanish Expeditions along the Lower Gulf Coast

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049885
eISBN:
9780813050355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049885.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Florida's lower gulf coast was a key region in the early European exploration of North America, with an extraordinary number of first-time interactions between Spaniards and Florida's indigenous ... More


“Thesis and Materials for a Script on Mexico”

Katharine A. Rodger

in Breaking Through: Essays, Journals, and Travelogues of Edward F. Ricketts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247048
eISBN:
9780520932661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247048.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

During the summer of 1940, Edward F. Ricketts composed an antiscript entitled “Thesis and Materials for a Script on Mexico Which Shall Be Motivated Oppositely to John's ‘Forgotten Village’.” A ... More


Conclusion : Comparative Crossings

Lisa Voigt

in Writing Captivity in the Early Modern Atlantic: Circulations of Knowledge and Authority in the Iberian and English Imperial Worlds

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831991
eISBN:
9781469600284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807831991.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book, all throughout, has highlighted common features among the texts under study. Nevertheless, the captives and authors teach us to embrace, rather than elide, distance and difference. ... More


Pedro Almodóvar: Spain’s Enfant Terrible

Emanuel Levy, Pedro Almodóvar, Terence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, and John Waters

in Gay Directors, Gay Films?: Pedro Almodóvar, Terence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, John Waters

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231152761
eISBN:
9780231526531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152761.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Ch. 1 describes the career of Almodovar, Europe’s most Influential director, in terms of four phases, from flamboyant bad boy to director of mature melodramas to the maker of four consecutive ... More


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