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Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua'i

Julie S. Field and Michael W. Graves (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839895
eISBN:
9780824868369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839895.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

At the base of a steep cliff towering some 500 feet above the coast of the remote Nā Pali district on the island of Kauaʻi, lies the spectacular historical and archaeological site at Nuʻalolo Kai. ... More


Abundant, Well-Preserved Evidence

Francesco Menotti

in Wetland Archaeology and Beyond: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199571017
eISBN:
9780191804427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199571017.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses a variety of archaeological evidence in order to identify architectural structures characteristic of wetland environments and to try to bridge the gap of archaeological ... More


Adaptation: Creating the Customs of the Colonial Family

Jane E. Mangan

in Transatlantic Obligations: Creating the Bonds of Family in Conquest-Era Peru and Spain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199768578
eISBN:
9780190456139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768578.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History, European Early Modern History

Chapter 5 begins with a discussion of indigenous family practices in Lima and Arequipa, such as indigenous marriage and dowries. It goes on to argue that many urban families in the sixteenth century ... More


Affective Gestures: Hip-hop Aesthetics, Blackness, and the Literacy of Performance

Miles White

in From Jim Crow to Jay-Z: Race, Rap, and the Performance of Masculinity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036620
eISBN:
9780252093678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036620.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter looks at the ways in which the body, aesthetic features of hip-hop music, and the material culture that surrounds it are deployed to construct affect and help delineate between what is ... More


After 1851: The Material and Visual Cultures of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham

Kate Nichols and Sarah Victoria Turner (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096495
eISBN:
9781526124135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096495.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

‘The 10th of June, 1854, promises to be a day scarcely less memorable in the social history of the present age than was the 1st of May, 1851’ boasted the Chronicleon 10 June 1854, comparing the ... More


Afterword: Can Hunger Speak?

Valérie Loichot

in The Tropics Bite Back: Culinary Coups in Caribbean Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679836
eISBN:
9781452948171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679836.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The afterword asks: “Can hunger speak?” In it, I establish a dialogue between narratives of extreme hunger by Aimé Césaire and Edwidge Danticat and Primo Levi’s writing on Auschwitz. Through this ... More


Alloyed: Countercultural Bricoleurs and the Design Science Revival

Andrew Kirk

in Groovy Science: Knowledge, Innovation, and American Counterculture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226372884
eISBN:
9780226373072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226373072.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the 1960s and 70s an ad hoc collection of countercultural designers united to celebrate the partnership of made and born, science and craft, nature and culture working toward an early version of ... More


Aluminium: Globalizing Caribbean Mobilities, Caribbeanizing Global Mobilities

Mimi Sheller

in Caribbean Globalizations, 1492 to the Present Day

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381519
eISBN:
9781781384923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381519.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the history of Caribbean bauxite mining and its relation to global aluminium production in the twentieth century in order to envision alternative ways of thinking about and ... More


America's Church: The National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and Catholic Presence in the Nation's Capital

Thomas A. Tweed

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199782987
eISBN:
9780199897384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782987.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The National Shrine in Washington, D.C., has been deeply loved, blithely ignored, and passionately criticized. It has been praised as a “dazzling jewel” and dismissed as a “towering Byzantine beach ... More


The Ammunition Hill Visitor Book: Inside Out and Outside In

Chaim Noy

in Thank You for Dying for Our Country: Commemorative Texts and Performances in Jerusalem

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199398973
eISBN:
9780199399000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398973.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter addresses the medium of the visitor book itself, an ideologically mobilized stage where commemorative practices are enacted and ethnonational Jewish participation is publicly performed ... More


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