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Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art

Fariha Shaikh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474433693
eISBN:
9781474449663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433693.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art takes an interdisciplinary approach, combining literary criticism, art history, and cultural geography, to argue that the ... More


Geocultural Power: China's Quest to Revive the Silk Roads for the Twenty-First Century

Tim Winter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226658216
eISBN:
9780226658490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226658490.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

China’s Belt and Road Initiative aims to connect continents and integrate Eurasia via a multitude of collaborations spanning trade and infrastructure, culture and finance. Launched in 2013, it ... More


Coalitions, State-Building, and Geopolitical Mediation

Sean L. Yom

in From Resilience to Revolution: How Foreign Interventions Destabilize the Middle East

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231175647
eISBN:
9780231540278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175647.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter presents a new theoretical framework about state-building and authoritarian regimes in the Middle East. Linking coalitions to institutions, and then institutions to outcomes, it explains ... More


Oceanic Archives, Indigenous Epistemologies, and Transpacific American Studies

Yuan Shu, Otto Heim, and Kendall Johnson (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455775
eISBN:
9789882204034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455775.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

As part of the paradigm shift from the transatlantic to the transpacific in transnational American studies, this volume not only offers critical ways in which we rethink American exceptionalism, but ... More


Polemics

Stuart Schaar

in Eqbal Ahmad: Critical Outsider in a Turbulent Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171564
eISBN:
9780231539920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171564.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Eqbal and Edward W. Said engaged in several polemics with adversaries. These include Ernest Gellner, world renowed Philosopher and Anthropologist,the Iraqi author and teacher, Kanan Makiya, and the ... More


Islam and Islamic History

Stuart Schaar

in Eqbal Ahmad: Critical Outsider in a Turbulent Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171564
eISBN:
9780231539920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171564.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Eqbal's analysis of Islam and Islamic history. He had studied the corpus, could hold his own in debates on Islamic dogma and history; Although seemingly secular, he appreciated the wonderous nature ... More


Imperialism, Nationalism, Revolutionary Warfare, Insurgency, and the Need for Democracy

Stuart Schaar

in Eqbal Ahmad: Critical Outsider in a Turbulent Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171564
eISBN:
9780231539920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171564.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

During the period of the Cold War, while most analysts reduced intertnational relations to the conflict between the USSR and the US, Eqbal argued that insurgency and revolutionary warfare better ... More


India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh: The Problem of Nuclear Proliferation and Views on Partitioning States

Stuart Schaar

in Eqbal Ahmad: Critical Outsider in a Turbulent Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171564
eISBN:
9780231539920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171564.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Opposition to partitioning states, especiually dividing Pakistan, and Bagladesh from India, and creating a separate Palestinian state, which he saw emerging as another "Zionist entity".


Critique of U.S. Foreign Policy, the Cold War, and Terrorism

Stuart Schaar

in Eqbal Ahmad: Critical Outsider in a Turbulent Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171564
eISBN:
9780231539920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171564.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Cold War seen from the vantage of its victims in the Third World who were surrogates of the USSR and the US; millions dead in proxy wars; lack of precise definitions of terrorists and terrorism; Good ... More


On the Threshold of Eurasia: Revolutionary Poetics in the Caucasus

Leah Feldman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726507
eISBN:
9781501726514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726507.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

On the Threshold of Eurasia: Revolutionary Poetics in the Caucasus explores the idea of the Russian and Soviet “East” as a political, aesthetic and scientific system of ideas that contributed to the ... More


The Stack: On Software and Sovereignty

Benjamin H. Bratton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029575
eISBN:
9780262330183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029575.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Planetary-scale computation presents a fundamental challenge to Modern geopolitical architectures. As calculative reason and as global infrastructure, it not only deforms and distorts Westphalian ... More


Eqbal Ahmad: Critical Outsider in a Turbulent Age

Stuart Schaar

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171564
eISBN:
9780231539920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171564.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Eqbal Ahmad (1930?–1999) was a bold and original activist, journalist, and theorist who brought uncommon perspective to the rise of militant Islam, the conflict in Kashmir, the involvement of the ... More


A special relationship?: British foreign policy in the era of American hegemony

Simon Tate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083716
eISBN:
9781781706237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083716.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book addresses the Anglo-American special relationship from the perspective of post-Second World War British governments. Drawing upon original research, it investigates how these governments ... More


For Chelsea: Soul Style in the New Millennium

Tanisha C. Ford

in Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625157
eISBN:
9781469625171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625157.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This concluding chapter lays the groundwork for further work in the field of black fashion studies. It argues that future scholarship will have to grapple with the geopolitics of the United States’ ... More


Conclusion: Error Screens

Tessa Dwyer

in Speaking in Subtitles: Revaluing Screen Translation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474410946
eISBN:
9781474434720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410946.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In summary, this book proposes that improper sites of subtitling and dubbing provide a key to revaluing translation’s role within screen culture broadly. By analysing a range of emergent practices, ... More


Emigration Aesthetics: Elizabeth Gaskell, Charles Dickens and Catherine Helen Spence

Fariha Shaikh

in Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474433693
eISBN:
9781474449663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433693.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter Five takes up this reading and interrogates the ways in emigration literature becomes a trope in Charles Dickens’s Martin Chuzzlewit (1844) and David Copperfield (1850), Elizabeth Gaskell’s ... More


India, Geopolitics, and Future Wars

Suparno Banerjee

in Dis-Orienting Planets: Racial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811523
eISBN:
9781496811561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811523.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

With “India, Geopolitics, and Future Wars,” Suparno Banerjee demonstrates the importance of future-war narratives in the shifting geopolitical posture of India by exploring the genre, origins, and ... More


Towards A Westphalia for the Middle East

Patrick Milton, Michael Axworthy, and Brendan Simms

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190947897
eISBN:
9780190055912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947897.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

It was the original forever war, which went on interminably, fueled by religious fanaticism, personal ambition, fear of hegemony, and communal suspicion. It dragged in all the neighboring powers. It ... More


War in Space: Strategy, Spacepower, Geopolitics

Bleddyn E. Bowen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474450485
eISBN:
9781474485029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450485.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

War in Space presents a theory of spacepower and considers the implications of space technology on strategy and international relations. The spectre of space warfare stalks the major powers as outer ... More


The Anthropology of Chinese Masculinity in Taiwan and Hong Kong

Heung-wah Wong and Hoi-yan Yau

in Changing Chinese Masculinities: From Imperial Pillars of State to Global Real Men

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208562
eISBN:
9789888313716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208562.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The aim of this chapter is to spell out the differences in the characteristics of manhood in the Chines societies of Taiwan and Hong Kong. We argue that there are different Chinese masculinities in ... More


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