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Literary Indians: Aesthetics and Encounter in American Literature to 1920

Angela Calcaterra

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646947
eISBN:
9781469646961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646947.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

Although cross-cultural encounter is often considered an economic or political matter, beauty, taste, and artistry were central to cultural exchange and political negotiation in early and ... More


Translating Happiness: A Cross-Cultural Lexicon of Well-Being

Tim Lomas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037488
eISBN:
9780262344630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037488.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book presents an innovative new approach to the study of wellbeing, intersecting psychology, linguistics, and cross-cultural scholarship. It begins by introducing a cartographic theory of ... More


Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600

Angela McCarthy and John MacKenzie (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474410045
eISBN:
9781474422512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410045.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

From the seventeenth century to the current day, more than 2.5 million Scots have sought new lives elsewhere. This book of essays examines the impact since 1600 of out-migration from Scotland upon ... More


In the Field: Life and Work in Cultural Anthropology

George Gmelch and Sharon Bohn Gmelch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520289611
eISBN:
9780520964211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289611.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

The authors draw on their 40 years as anthropologists and educators to illustrate through a narrative-style text and photographs what it is like to be an anthropologist and to “do” anthropology—the ... More


Integrating Music: Personal and Global Transformations

Michael Tenzer

in Analytical and Cross-Cultural Studies in World Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195384581
eISBN:
9780199918331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384581.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The act of cross-cultural musical comparison itself is fraught and in many ways forbidding due to the bewildering complexity of linking aspects of our inner selves with seemingly untranslatable and ... More


Cross-Cultural Management Revisited: A Qualitative Approach

Philippe d'Iribarne, Sylvie Chevrier, Alain Henry, Jean-Pierre Segal, and Geneviève Tréguer-Felten

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857471
eISBN:
9780191890253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857471.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, HRM / IR

The cross-cultural management literature is still dominated by the quantitative approach to cultures which made the research field popular in the early 1980’s. While the hegemony of this approach was ... More


Introduction

Banu Özkazanç-Pan

in Transnational Migration and the New Subjects of Work: Transmigrants, Hybrids and Cosmopolitans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529204544
eISBN:
9781529204582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204544.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The introduction provides the reader with a context for transnational migration studies and its importance for studying people, work and organizations today. Starting out referencing contemporary ... More


Anna of Denmark: The material and visual culture of the Stuart courts, 1589-1619

Jemma Field

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526142498
eISBN:
9781526155542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526142504
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book analyses Anna of Denmark’s material and visual patronage at the Stuart courts, examining her engagement with a wide array of expressive media including architecture, garden design, ... More


Saving Business from Culture: Cross-Cultural Training and Multicultural Performances

Heather Hindman

in Mediating the Global: Expatria's Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786515
eISBN:
9780804788557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786515.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Culture plays a central role in why workers go overseas and the challenges they encounter. This chapter looks at how the culture concept has been addressed within the business community and ... More


Psychological Realism and “Creatures Like Us”

Olivia Newman

in Liberalism in Practice: The Psychology and Pedagogy of Public Reason

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028790
eISBN:
9780262327558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028790.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter surveys research in social, cognitive, moral, and developmental psychology that suggests character is not constituted by global character traits that inform behavior over a wide variety ... More


Cosmopolitanism: In Search of Cosmos

Fred Dallmayr

in Being in the World: Dialogue and Cosmopolis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141916
eISBN:
9780813142364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141916.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter turns to prominent social and political ramifications of cosmopolitanism. Dallmayr addresses how the term cosmopolitanism is contested in today’s scholarship. To clarify the term, the ... More


Ethics and International Politics: A Response

Fred Dallmayr

in Being in the World: Dialogue and Cosmopolis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141916
eISBN:
9780813142364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141916.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter five elaborates on the absence of a homogenous global community. With an interactive approach, the chapter involves analysing relationships between the self and other and the familiarity and ... More


Conclusion: Asia and the United States

J. L. Cassaniti

in Remembering the Present: Mindfulness in Buddhist Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501707995
eISBN:
9781501714177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707995.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The final chapter returns the analysis back to mindfulness in the United States, and the lessons learned about how mindfulness is understood differently in Thailand, Burma and Sri Lanka compared with ... More


Rewriting the Colonial Past: Spanish Women Intellectuals as Agents of Cross-Cultural Literacy in the Mexican Press

Aurélie Vialette

in Transatlantic Studies: Latin America, Iberia, and Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620252
eISBN:
9781789623857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620252.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The article examines the creation of a journalistic network between Mexico and Spain by women writers in the second half of the nineteenth-century. I argue that journalistic aesthetics and feminine ... More


Cross-Cultural Perspectives on the Scapegoat King: The Anatomy of a Model

Gyles Iannone

in Ritual, Violence, and the Fall of the Classic Maya Kings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062754
eISBN:
9780813051178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062754.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The fundamental tenet of the scapegoat king model is that the legitimacy of rulers is intricately bound up in the perceived prosperity of their polities, as is exemplified in the construction of ... More


Editors’ Choice: Craftsmanship and the Marketplace

Claire Davison

in Translation as Collaboration: Virginia Woolf, Katherine Mansfield and S.S. Koteliansky

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748682812
eISBN:
9781474400978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682812.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter explores the translators’ craftsmanship when shaping the works for publication; it underlines how selecting and editing the materials inevitably transformed them. This meant ... More


“Skilful Jockies” and “Good Sadlers”: Native Americans and Horses in the Southeastern Borderlands

Tyler Boulware

in Borderland Narratives: Negotiation and Accommodation in North America's Contested Spaces, 1500-1850

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054957
eISBN:
9780813053400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054957.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter introduces and assesses the roles horses played in the economies and societies of eighteenth-century southeastern Indians. Villagers throughout the region found horses essential in ... More


Cross-Cultural Leadership: Dwight D. Eisenhower

Kerry E. Irish

in The Art of Command: Military Leadership from George Washington to Colin Powell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174723
eISBN:
9780813174778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174723.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the idea of cross-cultural leadership through the military career of Dwight D. Eisenhower. Eisenhower’s successful leadership as the supreme Allied commander stemmed from nearly ... More


‘As Hewers of Wood, and Drawers of Water’? Scotland as an Emigrant Nation, c. 1600 to c. 1800

Andrew Mackillop

in Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474410045
eISBN:
9781474422512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410045.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This attempt to rethink how early modern Scottish emigration might be conceptualised began life as part of a conference which explored the theme of whether the movement overseas of its people worked ... More


Understanding Scottishness among Sojourners, Settlers and Descendants in Hong Kong and New Zealand

Iain Watson

in Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474410045
eISBN:
9781474422512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410045.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Identities and their construction are often complex processes for migrants who in an increasingly globalised and transnational world may have a number of identities upon which to draw. Mary Waters, ... More


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