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Darfur Allegory

Darfur Allegory

Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226761695
eISBN:
9780226761862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226761862.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The Darfur conflict exploded in early 2003 when two rebel groups, the Sudan Liberation Movement/Army and the Justice and Equality Movement, struck military installations in Darfur. The resulting ... More

The Future ConditionalBuilding an English-Speaking Society in Northeast China

The Future Conditional: Building an English-Speaking Society in Northeast China

Eric S. Henry

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754906
eISBN:
9781501754920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754906.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book offers a nuanced discussion of the globalization of the English language and the widespread effects it has had on Shenyang, the capital and largest city of China's northeast Liaoning ... More

Gathering MedicinesNation and Knowledge in China's Mountain South

Gathering Medicines: Nation and Knowledge in China's Mountain South

Judith Farquhar and Lili Lai

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226763514
eISBN:
9780226763798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226763798.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In the early 2000s, the government of China encouraged the nation’s 55 registered minority nationalities to “salvage, sort, synthesize, and elevate” ethnic medical knowledge in an effort to create ... More

Meritocracy and Its DiscontentsAnxiety and the National College Entrance Exam in China

Meritocracy and Its Discontents: Anxiety and the National College Entrance Exam in China

Zachary M. Howlett

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754432
eISBN:
9781501754449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754432.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book investigates the wider social, political, religious, and economic dimensions of the Gaokao, China's national college entrance exam, as well as the complications that arise from its ... More

The National FrameArt and State Violence in Turkey and Germany

The National Frame: Art and State Violence in Turkey and Germany

Banu Karaca

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780823290208
eISBN:
9780823297337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823290208.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Based on long-term ethnographic research in the art world of Istanbul and Berlin, The National Frame rethinks the role of art in state governance. It argues that artistic practices, arts patronage ... More

Remaking the urbanHeritage and transformation in Nelson Mandela Bay

Remaking the urban: Heritage and transformation in Nelson Mandela Bay

Naomi Roux

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526140289
eISBN:
9781526161079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140296
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The book focuses on the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro in South Africa’s Eastern Cape, using the city as a case study to read the ways in which memory is being written into South African urban space two ... More

A Simpler LifeSynthetic Biological Experiments

A Simpler Life: Synthetic Biological Experiments

Talia Dan-Cohen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501753442
eISBN:
9781501753459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753442.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book approaches the developing field of synthetic biology by focusing on the experimental and institutional lives of practitioners in two labs at Princeton University. It highlights the distance ... More

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