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The Teahouse under Socialism: The Decline and Renewal of Public Life in Chengdu, 1950-2000

Di Wang

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715488
eISBN:
9781501715556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715488.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores urban public life through the microcosm of the Chengdu teahouse. Like most public spaces, the teahouse was and still is an enduring symbol of Chinese popular culture, stemming back ... More


Ephemeral Histories: Public Art, Politics, and the Struggle for the Streets in Chile

Camilo D. Trumper

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520289901
eISBN:
9780520964303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289901.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Ephemeral Histories: Public Art, Politics and the Struggle for the Street in Chile is a cultural history of the street in Chile during the presidency of Salvador Allende, the hemisphere’s first ... More


Conclusion: The State, the Teahouse, and the Public Sphere

Di Wang

in The Teahouse under Socialism: The Decline and Renewal of Public Life in Chengdu, 1950-2000

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715488
eISBN:
9781501715556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715488.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Conclusion weaves together the broader themes of cultural continuity and discontinuity, of conflicts between national and local cultures, and public life and public sphere. Teahouses, a ... More


Algeria: Nation, Culture and Transnationalism 1988–2015

Patrick Crowley

in Algeria: Nation, Culture and Transnationalism: 1988-2015

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781786940216
eISBN:
9781786944245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940216.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This Introduction offers a critical political and social context for Algeria 1988-2015. It makes the case for thinking about the idea of Algeria and to its contemporary realities and the need to do ... More


Necessary to Abide: Gendered Spheres and Spaces in New England’s Wars

Gina M. Martino

in Women at War in the Borderlands of the Early American Northeast

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640990
eISBN:
9781469641010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640990.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explores how colonists in seventeenth-century New England used gender ideologies about women’s roles as actors in public spheres to frame their understanding of women who fought in the ... More


Popular Memories of the Mao Era: From Critical Debate to Reassessing History

Sebastian Veg (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888390762
eISBN:
9789888455614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390762.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Over the past 10 or 15 years in China, there has been unprecedented critical public discussion of key episodes in PRC history, in particular the Great Famine of 1959-1961, the Anti-Rightist movement ... More


The French Military Enlightenment: Figures, Forces, and Forms

Christy Pichichero

in The Military Enlightenment: War and Culture in the French Empire from Louis XIV to Napoleon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501709296
eISBN:
9781501709654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709296.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the personalities, spaces, and means of the French Military Enlightenment. Kings, royal mistresses, and war ministers explored pathways to improving martial efficacy, ... More


Decentring the Irish Land War: women, politics and the private sphere

Heather Laird

in Land questions in modern Ireland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719078804
eISBN:
9781781707944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078804.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The dominant Irish historical narrative, at its most basic, sees the history of Ireland since the nineteenth century as a series of revolts and risings which posed a direct challenge to the state ... More


The Dictator, the Ayuntamiento, and the Baratillo

Andrew Konove

in Black Market Capital: Urban Politics and the Shadow Economy in Mexico City

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520293670
eISBN:
9780520966901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293670.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter takes readers into the national period with a focus on a largely-forgotten urban renewal campaign that the nineteenth-century strongman Antonio López de Santa Anna and the Mexico City ... More


Why then are we still reforming?

Robert G. Ingram

in Reformation without end: Religion, politics and the past in post-revolutionary England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526126948
eISBN:
9781526136244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126948.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This introductory chapter uses the Thomas Woolston and Thomas Rundle controversies of the 1720s and 1730s to introduce the book’s historiographical framework. This chapter argues that the ... More


Where Women Live: Creating and Regulating the Spaces of Women’s Lives, 1880–1950

Beth Willinger

in Sweet Spots: In-Between Spaces in New Orleans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817020
eISBN:
9781496817068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817020.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The years of the late 19th and early 20th centuries were defined in part by a national obsession with domesticity and respectability and a redefinition of public/private spheres. Beginning with the ... More


Introduction: Trauma, Nostalgia, Public Debate

Sebastian Veg and Sebastian Veg (eds)

in Popular Memories of the Mao Era: From Critical Debate to Reassessing History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888390762
eISBN:
9789888455614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390762.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory essay provides a theoretical and historical overview of how the notions of memory and history have been conceptualized in relation to China. In Pierre Nora’s view state-led memory ... More


Literary and Documentary Accounts of the Great Famine: Challenging the Political System and the Social Hierarchies of Memory

Sebastian Veg and Sebastian Veg (eds)

in Popular Memories of the Mao Era: From Critical Debate to Reassessing History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888390762
eISBN:
9789888455614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390762.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Literary publications have long been a useful channel for intellectuals to voice critiques of the Mao era. This chapter examines three works of investigation, reportage and fiction published in the ... More


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