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Cinema and the Cultural Cold WarUS Diplomacy and the Origins of the Asian Cinema Network

Cinema and the Cultural Cold War: US Diplomacy and the Origins of the Asian Cinema Network

Sangjoon Lee

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752315
eISBN:
9781501752322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752315.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book explores the ways in which postwar Asian cinema was shaped by transnational collaborations and competitions between newly independent and colonial states at the height of Cold War politics. ... More

Decolonizing PalestineHamas between the Anticolonial and the Postcolonial

Decolonizing Palestine: Hamas between the Anticolonial and the Postcolonial

Somdeep Sen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752735
eISBN:
9781501752766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752735.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book rejects the notion that liberation from colonialization exists as a singular moment in history when the colonizer is ousted by the colonized. Instead, it considers the case of the ... More

The Smell of RiskEnvironmental Disparities and Olfactory Aesthetics

The Smell of Risk: Environmental Disparities and Olfactory Aesthetics

Hsuan L. Hsu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479807215
eISBN:
9781479805372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807215.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The Smell of Risk considers the capacities of olfaction as a tool for sensing and staging modernity’s differentiated atmospheres and their associated environmental risks. Focusing on American ... More

Navigating Life and Work in Old Republic São Paulo

Navigating Life and Work in Old Republic São Paulo

Molly C. Ball

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401667
eISBN:
9781683402336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401667.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book examines the experiences of São Paulo’s diverse working class as they encountered rapid urbanization and industrialization brought on by the coffee boom during Brazil’s Old Republic ... More

Wage-Earning SlavesCoartación in Nineteenth-Century Cuba

Wage-Earning Slaves: Coartación in Nineteenth-Century Cuba

Claudia Varella and Manuel Barcia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401650
eISBN:
9781683402329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401650.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Wage-Earning Slaves is the first systematic study of coartación, a process by which slaves worked toward purchasing their freedom in installments, long recognized as a distinctive feature of certain ... More

Writing OccupationJewish Émigré Voices in Wartime France

Writing Occupation: Jewish Émigré Voices in Wartime France

Julia Elsky

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781503613676
eISBN:
9781503614369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613676.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Why did some of the most brilliant—but often forgotten—Jewish émigré writers of the first half of the twentieth century choose to write in French as a second language, even as they faced a double ... More

Univision, Telemundo, and the Rise of Spanish-Language Television in the United States

Univision, Telemundo, and the Rise of Spanish-Language Television in the United States

Craig Allen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401643
eISBN:
9781683402312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401643.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The first completely researched history of U.S. Spanish-language television traces the rise of two foremost, if widely unrecognized, modern American enterprises—the Spanish-language networks ... More

Horrible White PeopleGender, Genre, and Television's Precarious Whiteness

Horrible White People: Gender, Genre, and Television's Precarious Whiteness

Taylor Nygaard and Jorie Lagerwey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479885459
eISBN:
9781479805341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479885459.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

At the same time that reactionary conservative political figures like Donald Trump were elected and disastrous socioeconomic policies like Brexit were voted into law, representations of bleakly comic ... More

The Sultan's CommunistsMoroccan Jews and the Politics of Belonging

The Sultan's Communists: Moroccan Jews and the Politics of Belonging

Alma Rachel Heckman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781503613805
eISBN:
9781503614147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613805.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Structured around the stories of five prominent Moroccan Jewish Communists (Léon René Sultan, Edmond Amran El Maleh, Abraham Serfaty, Simon Lévy, and Sion Asssidon), The Sultan’s Communists examines ... More

Imperial RomanceFictions of Colonial Intimacy in Korea, 1905-1945

Imperial Romance: Fictions of Colonial Intimacy in Korea, 1905-1945

Su Yun Kim

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751882
eISBN:
9781501751905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751882.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book argues that the idea of colonial intimacy within the Japanese empire of the early twentieth century had a far broader and more popular influence on discourse makers, social leaders, and ... More

Teen SpiritHow Adolescence Transformed the Adult World

Teen Spirit: How Adolescence Transformed the Adult World

Paul Howe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501749827
eISBN:
9781501749841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749827.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book offers a novel and provocative perspective on how we came to be living in an age of political immaturity and social turmoil. The book argues it's because a teenage mentality has slowly ... More

The Truth SocietyScience, Disinformation, and Politics in Berlusconi's Italy

The Truth Society: Science, Disinformation, and Politics in Berlusconi's Italy

Noelle Molé Liston

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750786
eISBN:
9781501750816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750786.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book seeks to understand how a period of Italian political spectacle, which regularly blurred fact and fiction, has shaped how people understand truth, mass-mediated information, scientific ... More

Queer Budapest, 1873-1961

Queer Budapest, 1873-1961

Anita Kurimay

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226705651
eISBN:
9780226705828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226705828.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This book examines the perceptions, regulations, and experiences of non-normative (queer) sexualities in Hungary between 1873, when Budapest became a unified metropolis, and the decriminalization of ... More

Young and LonelyThe Social Conditions of Loneliness

Young and Lonely: The Social Conditions of Loneliness

Janet Batsleer and James Duggan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447355342
eISBN:
9781447355397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355342.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Young and Lonely The Social Conditions of Loneliness gathers evidence of young people’s experience of loneliness and connection from a youth co-produced research project and locates these within ... More

Finding Balanchine's Lost BalletsExploring the Early Choreography of a Master

Finding Balanchine's Lost Ballets: Exploring the Early Choreography of a Master

Elizabeth Kattner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066646
eISBN:
9780813058832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066646.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Finding Balanchine’s Lost Ballets: Exploring the Early Choreography of a Master allows the reader to learn about one of the twentieth century’s greatest artists in a way that has not before been ... More

The Huawei ModelThe Rise of China's Technology Giant

The Huawei Model: The Rise of China's Technology Giant

Yun Wen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043437
eISBN:
9780252052316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043437.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

With the rise of China’s information and communications technology (ICT) sector, a number of Chinese high-tech firms are approaching transnational stages and shifting the center of gravity in global ... More

Ageing in the Modern Arabic Novel

Ageing in the Modern Arabic Novel

Samira Aghacy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474466752
eISBN:
9781474491235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466752.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

There are more than 15 million people over age 65 currently living in the Arab world, yet little attention has been paid to the cultural significance of growing old. The book recognizes the ... More

Death in the DiasporaBritish and Irish Gravestones

Death in the Diaspora: British and Irish Gravestones

Nicholas Evans and Angela McCarthy (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474473781
eISBN:
9781474491273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474473781.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

As the British expanded their empire from near colonies such as Ireland to those in remote corners of the world, such as Barbados, Ceylon and Australia, they left a trail of physical remains in every ... More

Henrietta Liston's TravelsThe Turkish Journals, 1812-1820

Henrietta Liston's Travels: The Turkish Journals, 1812-1820

Patrick Hart, Valerie Kennedy, and Dora Petherbridge (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474467353
eISBN:
9781474491303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467353.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The book is the first print publication of Henrietta Liston’s Turkish Journals, a significant yet virtually unknown work of women’s travel writing. It is composed of the full text of the 1812-1814 ... More

A Portrait of the Auteur as FanboyThe Construction of Authorship in Transmedia Franchises

A Portrait of the Auteur as Fanboy: The Construction of Authorship in Transmedia Franchises

Anastasia Salter and Mel Stanfill

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830463
eISBN:
9781496830517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830463.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The past decade or so of media promotion has seen a recurring trope of Fanboy to the Rescue—have no fear, it says, this revered franchise is being taken over by a writer, director, or producer who is ... More

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