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Emerson’s Ghosts

Randall Fuller

in Emerson's Ghosts: Literature, Politics, and the Making of Americanists

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195313925
eISBN:
9780199787753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313925.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The final chapter surveys recent approaches to the Emersonian legacy and asks whether or not the author will remain a viable imaginative influence on contemporary criticism. Examining Emerson's ... More


Theorizing Transnational Law—Observations on a Birthday †

Susanne Baer

in Comparative Law as Transnational Law: A Decade of the German Law Journal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795208
eISBN:
9780199919307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795208.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

There are many ways to theorize transnational law. As always, there is a mainstream, and there are side streams. However, it may be more interesting to consider from which direction such theories ... More


Space of Scholarship: Trans/National and Comparative Studies

Yingjin Zhang

in Cinema, Space, and Polylocality in a Globalizing China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833374
eISBN:
9780824870584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833374.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the scale of the national used to occupy the central attention in film studies and argues that the resulting myth of a unified national cinema in a given nation-state must be ... More


Introduction

Eve Rosenhaft and Robbie Aitken

in Africa in Europe: Studies in Transnational Practice in the Long Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318474
eISBN:
9781781380437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318474.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Introduction explores the implications of mobility for the material and imaginative lives of Africans and people of African descent in Europe. It offers an account of the key terms ... More


Sovereignty, Sexuality, and the Will to Knowledge

Cynthia Weber

in Queer International Relations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199795857
eISBN:
9780190462055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795857.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter suggests that the discipline of international relations and the field of transnational/global queer studies suffer from mutual neglect. The effect of this mutual neglect is that ... More


Households of the Overseas Chinese in Aurora, Nevada

Emily Dale

in Beyond the Walls: New Perspectives on the Archaeology of Historical Households

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061559
eISBN:
9780813051468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061559.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chinese immigrants in Aurora, Nevada, were an integral part of the boomtown community. They thrived from the time of town’s founding in 1861 until its final mining bust in the 1920s despite the ... More


Africa in Europe: Studies in Transnational Practice in the Long Twentieth Century

Eve Rosenhaft and Robbie Aitken (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318474
eISBN:
9781781380437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318474.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The essays in this volume explore the lives and activities of people of African descent – both black and white - in Europe between the 1880s and the beginning of the twenty-first century. They go ... More


World History Meets History of Masculinity in Latin American Studies1

Ulrike Strasser and Heidi Tinsman

in Making Women's Histories: Beyond National Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758908
eISBN:
9780814759226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758908.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines world history and historical studies of masculinity through the prism of Latin American Studies. It begins by discussing the materialist and culturalist approaches that drive a ... More


Giorgio Mariani on Sabine Broeck

Virginia R. Domínguez and Jane C. Desmond (eds)

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay is a response to Sabine Broeck’s essay in this book, Global Perspectives on the United States. Mariani concurs with Broeck that the teaching and studying of U.S. culture and history is ... More


Historical epistemology and the making of modern Chinese medicine

Howard Chiang (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096006
eISBN:
9781781708460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096006.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This collection expands the history of Chinese medicine by bridging the philosophical concerns of epistemology and the history and cultural politics of transregional medical formations. Topics range ... More


Introduction: A Case Apart?

Dalia Antonia Muller

in Cuban Émigrés and Independence in the Nineteenth-Century Gulf World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631981
eISBN:
9781469632001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631981.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter establishes the argument of the book and summarizes the author’s contributions to Cuban and Mexican historiography, as well as to the emergent field of transnational studies. It ... More


Queer International Relations

Cynthia Weber

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199795857
eISBN:
9780190462055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795857.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

How are sovereignty and sexuality entangled in contemporary international politics? What understandings of sovereignty and sexuality inform contemporary theories and foreign policies on development, ... More


Under Bright Lights: Gay Manila and the Global Scene

Bobby Benedicto

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691074
eISBN:
9781452949437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691074.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Under Bright Lights vividly describes the emergence in twenty-first century Manila of a “bright lights” scene: a world composed of dance clubs, upmarket bars, party circuits, and other commercial ... More


The School of Montaigne in Early Modern Europe: Volume Two: The Reader-Writer

Warren Boutcher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198739661
eISBN:
9780191831126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739661.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This major two-volume study offers an interdisciplinary analysis of Montaigne’s Essais and their fortunes in early modern Europe and the modern Western university. Volume 1 focuses on contexts from ... More


Transnational Transit and the Circuits of Privilege

Bobby Benedicto

in Under Bright Lights: Gay Manila and the Global Scene

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691074
eISBN:
9781452949437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691074.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Chapter 4 analyzes accounts of gay travel, focusing on how transnationally mobile gay men from Manila disavow sameness with Filipino labor migrants. The chapter examines anxieties about national ... More


The School of Montaigne in Early Modern Europe: Volume One: The Patron Author

Warren Boutcher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198123743
eISBN:
9780191829437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198123743.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

This major two-volume study offers an interdisciplinary analysis of Montaigne’s Essais and their fortunes in early modern Europe and the modern Western university. Volume 1 focuses on contexts from ... More


Forms of Dictatorship: Power, Narrative, and Authoritarianism in the Latina/o Novel

Jennifer Harford Vargas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190642853
eISBN:
9780190642884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642853.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, World Literature

An intraethnic study of Latina/o fiction written in the United States from the early 1990s to the present, this book examines novels that depict the historical reality of dictatorship and exploit ... More


Sovereignty, Sexuality, and the ‘End of Man’

Cynthia Weber

in Queer International Relations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199795857
eISBN:
9780190462055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795857.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 7 concludes by considering the limits of the will to knowledge about ‘homosexuality’ and the ‘homosexual’ in the dual registers of sexuality and sovereignty through Foucault’s provocations ... More


Making a Scene

Bobby Benedicto

in Under Bright Lights: Gay Manila and the Global Scene

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691074
eISBN:
9781452949437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691074.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

The Introduction theorizes the “scene” as a world-in-the-making—an imagineered space with shifting borders that are shaped by the broader politics of class and mobility that operate in the third ... More


White Noise and the Shock of Racial Shame

Bobby Benedicto

in Under Bright Lights: Gay Manila and the Global Scene

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691074
eISBN:
9781452949437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691074.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Chapter 5 examines how experiences of race-based exclusion from gay spaces overseas disappear from the stories of gay travel that circulate in Manila. It suggests that the silence surrounding such ... More


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