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The Drums Are Calling My Name

Nicolás Dumit Estévez (ed.)

in Making Caribbean Dance: Continuity and Creativity in Island Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034676
eISBN:
9780813046303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034676.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Dance

Nicolás Dumit Estévez highlights the importance of television in the Caribbean, going back to his Dominican childhood and his fascination with the larger than life singing and dancing vedettes he ... More


Never Say “Never Again”

Jeffrey Magee

in The Uncrowned King of Swing: Fletcher Henderson and Big Band Jazz

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195090222
eISBN:
9780199871469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090222.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular

Far from securing his position and income, Henderson's work for Benny Goodman initiated an unstable sequence of ups and downs that continued until his death in 1952. Goodman's success, and the ... More


Dvořák’s Symphony From the New World

Maurice Peress

in Dvorák to Duke Ellington: A Conductor Rediscovers America's Music and Its African-American Roots

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195098228
eISBN:
9780199869817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098228.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter starts with Dvorák's witnessing of the exuberant festivities for the 400th anniversary of Columbusás landing in the New World only a few days after his arrival and his first concert ... More


Concordia Mundi

Zvi Ben‐Dor Benite

in The Ten Lost Tribes: A World History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307337
eISBN:
9780199867868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307337.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the search for the ten tribes in the Americas. It shows how the possibility to find the tribes in the Americas was “there” even before the discovery of the Americas ” through ... More


Crisis and Salvation

Frank Graziano

in The Millennial New World

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195124323
eISBN:
9780199784561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195124324.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter treats eschatological and apocalyptic themes through a range of cases from Latin America and early modern Spain. Of particular focus are the imminent end of the world, the messianic ... More


The Promise of Paradise

Frank Graziano

in The Millennial New World

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195124323
eISBN:
9780199784561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195124324.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter surveys utopian ideas in Latin America, from the European myths projected onto the New World during exploration to more recent endeavors to discover or build paradise on earth. Themes ... More


Far-Fetched Facts: The Literature of Travel and the Idea of the South Seas

Neil Rennie

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186274
eISBN:
9780191674471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186274.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This book is an essay in the history of the literature of travel, real and imaginary, from classical times, via the early accounts of the New World, to the accounts of the South Sea Islands that lay ... More


Montaigne and America

Claude Lévi-Strauss

in We Are All Cannibals: And Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231170680
eISBN:
9780231541268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170680.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Montaigne and the discovery of America


Mormonism's Blacksmith Orator: Brigham H. Roberts at the World's Parliament of Religions

Reid L. Neilson

in Exhibiting Mormonism: The Latter-day Saints and the 1893 Chicago World's Fair

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195384031
eISBN:
9780199918324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384031.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter on Mormonism at the Parliament of Religions, taken together with the experience of the Tabernacle Choir at the eisteddfod, helps illuminate several larger issues. First, it provides ... More


Other Men's Lands

Wes Williams

in Pilgrimage and Narrative in the French Renaissance: 'The Undiscovered Country'

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159407
eISBN:
9780191673610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159407.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the characters and occupations of pilgrims during the Renaissance period. It discusses the experience of Christopher Columbus as pilgrim and explorer and Batholomew Georgiewitz ... More


The First Transatlantic Transfer: Spanish Migration to the New World, 1493–1810

NICOLÁS SÁNCHEZ-ALBORNOZ

in Europeans on the Move: Studies on European Migration 1500–1800

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204190
eISBN:
9780191676147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204190.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

While sailing back to Spain in December 1492, the flagship Santa Maria ran into the white coral reefs facing the coast of Hispaniola. Lacking space in the two remaining caravels of his fleet, ... More


In Search of a Better Home? European Overseas Migration, 1500–1800

NICHOLAS CANNY

in Europeans on the Move: Studies on European Migration 1500–1800

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204190
eISBN:
9780191676147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204190.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The phenomenon of European overseas migration during the early modern period is a complex one, and while all Europeans who ventured beyond the confines of their native lands went in the hope of ... More


“ … every person there read the Bible … “: Scripturalization as Matrix of White Men's Magic

Vincent L. Wimbush

in White Men's Magic: Scripturalization as Slavery

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199873579
eISBN:
9780199949595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873579.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 3 identifies Equiano’s identification of white men’s magic as scripturalization, an ideological formation that includes but goes beyond the Bible as scripture.


” … take the book … and tell God to make them dead … “: Scripturalization as White Men's Hegemony

Vincent L. Wimbush

in White Men's Magic: Scripturalization as Slavery

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199873579
eISBN:
9780199949595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873579.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 6 opens a window onto Equiano’s understanding and practice of the power that scripturalization represents.


Conclusion: Toward an Ethics of Imperial Emotions

Javier Krauel

in Imperial Emotions: Cultural Responses to Myths of Empire in Fin-de-Siecle Spain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319761
eISBN:
9781781380963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319761.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Conclusion, “Toward an Ethics of Imperial Emotions,” is divided into two sections. The first section offers a brief examination of the emotional dimension of imperial myths in the 1920s, 1930s, ... More


The Planet and the World

Eric Hayot

in On Literary Worlds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199926695
eISBN:
9780199980499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926695.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses two significant events which are most literally relevant to world-making. These are, first, the series of cosmological and geographical revolutions leading from Ptolemy through ... More


Conquest

Bernard Lewis

in Cultures in Conflict: Christians, Muslims and Jews in the Age of Discovery

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102833
eISBN:
9780199854509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102833.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines issues concerning the discovery of the American continent in 1492. It mentions the beliefs of some analysts that the term discovery is both misleading and demeaning because the ... More


Fighting to Save the City of New York

Margaret M. McGuinness

in Neighbors and Missionaries: A History of the Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239870
eISBN:
9780823239917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239870.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Sisters of Christian Doctrine opened their first social settlement, Madonna House, in 1910 on the Lower East Side of New York City. The sisters operated a day nursery and kindergarten for ... More


Specters of Conquest: Indigenous Absence in Transatlantic Literatures

Adam Lifshey

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823232383
eISBN:
9780823241187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823232383.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This book posits America as not a particular country or continent but a foundational narrative, in which conquerors arrive at a shore intent on overwriting local versions of humanity, culture, and ... More


Entry

Marcello Carmagnani

in The Other West: Latin America from Invasion to Globalization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247987
eISBN:
9780520947511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247987.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

America's entry into the Western world is the result of a process whose first phase is from the discovery by Christopher Columbus in 1942 from 1570. Latin America became Westernized because of its ... More


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