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Before the Nation: Muslim-Christian Coexistence and its Destruction in Late-Ottoman Anatolia

Nicholas Doumanis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199547043
eISBN:
9780191746215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547043.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

The Greek Christians expelled from Anatolia between 1912 and 1924 often spoke about earlier times when they ‘lived well with the Turks’. They yearned for the days when they worked and drank coffee ... More


Great Curse of Babel: Late Ottoman Anatolia

Nicholas Doumanis

in Before the Nation: Muslim-Christian Coexistence and its Destruction in Late-Ottoman Anatolia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199547043
eISBN:
9780191746215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547043.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

The chapter begins with the peculiarly western problem with multiethnicity. Western observers tend to interpret cultural complexity as disorderly and bewildering, and that has affected the way they ... More


A “Salvable Neighborhood”: Urban Renewal, Model Cities, and the Rise of a Social Planning Regime

Ocean Howell

in Making the Mission: Planning and Ethnicity in San Francisco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226141398
eISBN:
9780226290287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290287.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

By the 1960s the urban renewal program was well underway, and it was largely controlled by the downtown planning regime. The San Francisco Redevelopment Agency (SFRA) had cleared over 1,280 acres in ... More


The Return to the City within a City: The Mission Coalition Organization and the Devolution of Planning Power

Ocean Howell

in Making the Mission: Planning and Ethnicity in San Francisco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226141398
eISBN:
9780226290287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290287.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Neighborhood groups like the Mission Council on Redevelopment and later the Mission Coalition Organization were eager to collaborate with the SFRA. But under urban renewal law, the SFRA was unable to ... More


Mapping Ottoman Music-Making

Maureen Jackson

in Mixing Musics: Turkish Jewry and the Urban Landscape of a Sacred Song

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804780155
eISBN:
9780804785662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780155.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter explores how Jews in linked roles of religious vocalist and leader (from hazzan to congregation head to chief rabbi), as well as popular artists facilitated cultural flows by circulating ... More


Conclusion

Magdalena Waligórska

in Klezmer’s Afterlife: An Ethnography of the Jewish Music Revival in Poland and Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199995790
eISBN:
9780199346424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199995790.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The concluding chapter raises the question of whether the revival of Jewish heritage in Europe, epitomized by the klezmer boom, is part of a collective identity project. Considering the participatory ... More


A Real Diamond: The Multicultural World of A Single Man

James J. Berg and Chris Freeman

in The American Isherwood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683611
eISBN:
9781452949291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683611.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Christopher Isherwood’s treatment of the realities of multiculturalism and multiethnicity in his 1964 novel A Single Man. Isherwood’s novel takes place on the campus of San ... More


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