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Suburb, Network, Homeland: National Space and the Rhetoric of Broadcasting

Paul Giles

in The Global Remapping of American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136134
eISBN:
9781400836512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136134.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines how the landscape of American broadcasting in the second half of the twentieth century evolved from a situation in which values of liberal independence acted as a front for the ... More


A Distinctive Geopolitical Space

Gerard Toal and Carl T. Dahlman

in Bosnia Remade: Ethnic Cleansing and its Reversal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199730360
eISBN:
9780199895250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730360.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines Bosnia-Herzegovina's geopolitical setting in greater depth, most especially its status as a contested space between Serbia and Croatia. Both were not destined to fight over ... More


Spatial Analysis and National Culture

Claudio Lomnitz-Adler

in Exits from the Labyrinth: Culture and Ideology in the Mexican National Space

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077881
eISBN:
9780520912472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077881.003.0019
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reports a spatial analysis of Mexican political forms. Most of the works on Mexican national culture emerged out of concern with the forms in which Mexico was or was not modernizing. The ... More


Locating Afro-Cuban Religion

Fernando Ortiz and Lydia Cabrera

in Racial Experiments in Cuban Literature and Ethnography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037479
eISBN:
9780813042329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037479.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores the ways in which narrative structure shapes and is shaped by the presentation of race. Through a comparison of Fernando Ortiz's Los negros brujos and Lydia Cabrera's El Monte, ... More


Spies and Shuttles: NASA's Secret Relationships with the DoD and CIA

James E. David

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813049991
eISBN:
9780813050430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049991.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

NASA's public image through the years is of an organization that has engaged only in civilian and open activities. Although this is true in many cases, there is another side to NASA's history. This ... More


The Chinese Space Program: From Turbulent Past to Promising Future

James Clay Moltz

in Asia's Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International Risks

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156882
eISBN:
9780231527576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156882.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines the development of China's national space program. Unlike Japan and the western nations, China failed to fully industrialize and remained as an agricultural nation well into the ... More


Asia’s Space Race: Implications for Regional and Global Policy

James Clay Moltz

in Asia's Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International Risks

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156882
eISBN:
9780231527576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156882.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines the implications of the current and contradicting trends of the major Asian space powers. The Asian Space Race dilemma raises several space-related questions which demands ... More


Plans: Envisioning the Future in Space

Valerie Neal

in Spaceflight in the Shuttle Era and Beyond: Redefining Humanity's Purpose in Space

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300206517
eISBN:
9780300227987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206517.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The sixth chapter, “Plans: Envisioning the Future in Space,” surveys the episodic effort to redefine the purpose and chart the course of future human spaceflight beyond the space station. It examines ... More


The Japanese Space Program: Moving Toward “Normalcy”

James Clay Moltz

in Asia's Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International Risks

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156882
eISBN:
9780231527576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156882.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter analyzes the development of Japan's national space program, the oldest in Asia and the one with the closest ties to the United States. Historically, Japan has long been the most ... More


The Market-To-Military Trend

in In Defense of Japan: From the Market to the Military in Space Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804700634
eISBN:
9780804775007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804700634.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the market-to-military trend in Japan's space policy. The book examines the range of systems Japan has and is developing with its space ... More


Memory: Preserving Meaning

Valerie Neal

in Spaceflight in the Shuttle Era and Beyond: Redefining Humanity's Purpose in Space

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300206517
eISBN:
9780300227987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206517.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The last chapter, “Memory: Preserving Meaning,” considers what the end of the shuttle era meant. With the orbiters retired to museums, the International Space Station assembled, the astronaut corps ... More


The Indian Space Program: Rising to a Challenge

James Clay Moltz

in Asia's Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International Risks

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156882
eISBN:
9780231527576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156882.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter delves into the development of India's national space program. Similar to Japan and China, India received support from foreign nations, particularly the United States and the Soviet ... More


Order from Chaos

Yanek Mieczkowski

in Eisenhower's Sputnik Moment: The Race for Space and World Prestige

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451508
eISBN:
9780801467936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451508.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter chronicles Eisenhower's efforts to establish a space civilian agency. Troubled by the military's scheme to establish space weapons systems, a civilian agency appealed to Eisenhower's ... More


National Parks for Wealth, Health, and Empire

Thomas R. H. Havens

in Parkscapes: Green Spaces in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834777
eISBN:
9780824871680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834777.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines Japan's first efforts at designating forests, scenic monuments, and national parks as public reserves from the Meiji period to the late 1930s. The concept of national spaces ... More


Now, Voyager

Ellen Willis

in No More Nice Girls: Countercultural Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680795
eISBN:
9781452949000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680795.003.0023
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter considers outer space as a metaphor for liberation and loneliness by focusing on the explosion of the Challenger space shuttle. For both proponents and detractors, the military model of ... More


Language Strategy: The Emergence of a Vernacular National Space

JaHyun Kim Haboush

in The Great East Asian War and the Birth of the Korean Nation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231172288
eISBN:
9780231540988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172288.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Haboush explains why tensions arose between the Choson and Ming governments, particularly as related to language issues, despite the fact that China and Korea were allied against the Japanese.


Introduction

Aswin Punathambekar

in From Bombay to Bollywood: The Making of a Global Media Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771891
eISBN:
9780814771907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771891.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter analyzes the transformation of the Bombay film industry into Bollywood, a transnational and multimedia cultural industry. This development rests on uneven and contested ... More


Where and When Was (East) Central Europe?

Michael G. Müller

in Domains and Divisions of European History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312144
eISBN:
9781846315251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312144.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The concept of ‘historical regions’ as trans-national historical spaces suggests that the nations forming a Geschichtsregion have many similar historical experiences (economic, political, social, or ... More


An Errant Eye: Poetry and Topography in Early Modern France

Tom Conley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669646
eISBN:
9781452946573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669646.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book studies how topography, the art of describing local space and place, developed literary and visual form in early modern France. Arguing for a “new poetics of space” ranging throughout ... More


Transition Roads, Railways, and Bridges: Arteries of the Nation

Jini Kim Watson

in The New Asian City: Three-Dimensional Fictions of Space and Urban Form

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675722
eISBN:
9781452947556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675722.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the implications of a developmentalist orientation for both official and alternative nationalisms through theorizations of the postcolonial nation. It focuses on the official ... More


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