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Epilogue

Samia Mehrez

in Egypt's Culture Wars: Politics and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163746
eISBN:
9781617970399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163746.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

After the Al–Khubz al–hafi crisis ended, Magda al–Nowaihi and the author organized a panel at MESA 2000 on Censorship and the Arab Literary Imaginary. Magda was ready for all the battles, having ... More


Postwar Energy Demands and the Southwestern Experience

James Robert Allison

in Sovereignty For Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206692
eISBN:
9780300216219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206692.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter demonstrates the flawed minerals leasing regime in action. Postwar changes in global energy production and escalating demand from the booming Sunbelt South brought multinational energy ... More


Black Rock: A Zuni Cultural Landscape and the Meaning of Place

William A. Dodge

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781578069934
eISBN:
9781621031468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781578069934.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

To visiting geologists, Black Rock, New Mexico, is a basaltic escarpment and an ideal natural laboratory. To hospital workers, it is a picturesque place to earn a living. To the Zuni, the mesas, ... More


La Mesa del Santo Niño de Atocha and the Conchero Dance Tradition of Mexico-Tenochtilaάn: Religious Healing in Urban Mexico and the United States

Inés Hernández-avila

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the ways in which the Conchero dance tradition in Mexico City, as well as in many urban areas in the United States, manifests a process of religious healing that is not only ... More


The Study Area and the Ancestral Pueblo Occupation

Scott G. Ortman, Donna M. Glowacki, Mark D. Varien, and C. David Johnson

in Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages: Models of Central Mesa Verde Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270145
eISBN:
9780520951990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270145.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

A major effort of the Village Ecodynamics Project involved translating the archaeological record of the central Mesa Verde region into quantitative summaries of the actual ancestral Pueblo settlement ... More


Scapegoats in the Sun

Dale Maharidge

in Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262478
eISBN:
9780520948792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262478.003.0022
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

May 12, 2009, began typically for Leopoldo Arteaga, owner of Mesa Groundskeeper, a landscaping company in a suburb of Phoenix, this chapter states. At six a.m., Leo, in his mid-sixties and a worker, ... More


A History of the Salton Sink

Michael A. Patten, Guy McCaskie, and Philip Unitt

in Birds of the Salton Sea: Status, Biogeography, and Ecology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235939
eISBN:
9780520929449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235939.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The Salton Sink lies between the southern Coachella Valley and the northern Mexicali Valley. The long history of the Salton Trough ranges from its connection with the Gulf of California during the ... More


Allegory, Materiality, and Agency in Amalia Mesa-Bains’s Altar Environments

Christina Holmes

in Ecological Borderlands: Body, Nature, and Spirit in Chicana Feminism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040542
eISBN:
9780252098987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040542.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on the representational strategy of autotopography as seen in Amalia Mesa-Bains' altar installations. The artist is best known for her “domesticana” displays that use the ... More


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