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Decolonizing the Stage: Theatrical Syncretism and Post-Colonial Drama

Christopher B. Balme

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184447
eISBN:
9780191674266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184447.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book is a major study devoted to post-colonial drama and theatre. It examines the way dramatists and directors from various countries and societies have attempted to fuse the performance idioms ... More


Family Values: Art and Power at Ghirza in the Libyan Pre-Desert

David J. Mattingly

in Imperialism, Power, and Identity: Experiencing the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160177
eISBN:
9781400848270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160177.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter concerns the intersection of art and power in the Roman world, as well as how we study Roman art. A common emphasis on the formal qualities of so-called Romanized art has created the ... More


A Genealogy of Queer Native Literatures

Lisa Tatonetti

in The Queerness of Native American Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692781
eISBN:
9781452949642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692781.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter offers a provisional history of the authors, genres, and subjects of queer Native studies, narrating a map of relationships and thereby providing a much needed genealogy of the field. It ... More


Service-Learning in Asia: Curricular Models and Practices

Jun Xing (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888028467
eISBN:
9789882207387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028467.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Service-learning is a form of experiential education that combines academic study with community service. Learning occurs as students work with others through applying their academic knowledge to ... More


The Philippine Theatre’s Quest for a Hero(ine)

Catherine Diamond

in Communities of Imagination: Contemporary Southeast Asian Theatres

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835842
eISBN:
9780824871840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835842.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses how Philippine theatre does not follow a typical postcolonial model in which dramatists must choose between an indigenous but antiquated tradition and a modern but foreign ... More


Conclusion

Hans Martin Krämer

in Shimaji Mokurai and the Reconception of Religion and the Secular in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851538
eISBN:
9780824868079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851538.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This concluding chapter puts into perspective the three factors treated in the earlier chapters and seen as decisive for the formulation of a modern concept of religion in nineteenth-century ... More


The Ottomans and the Safavids

Kathleen James-Chakraborty

in Architecture since 1400

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673964
eISBN:
9781452946047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673964.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter discusses the architecture of the Ottomans and the Safavids from the fifteenth to the seventeenth centuries. The Ottomans, who controlled eastern Europe, the Middle East, and North ... More


The Maoist Blueprint for the Future India

Bidyut Chakrabarty

in Communism in India: Events, Processes and Ideologies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199974894
eISBN:
9780199395460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199974894.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter discusses how the Maoists conceptualize India’s future. Based on an ethnographic survey, the chapter provides a detailed account of the structure of governance that the Maoists ... More


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