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Negotiating Difference in French Louisiana Music: Categories, Stereotypes, and Identifications

Sara Le Menestrel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461459
eISBN:
9781626740785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461459.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book explores the role of music in negotiating difference. It brings to light processes of differentiation and social stereotypes and hierarchies at at work in the evolving French Louisiana ... More


What Is Feasible?

Gillian Barker

in Beyond Biofatalism: Human Nature for an Evolving World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171885
eISBN:
9780231540391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171885.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Human behavior and development if actively responsive to certain kinds of environmental features, and this suggests that some kinds of substantial social change could be feasible given the right kind ... More


The Kaleidoscope of China: Authenticity, Orientalism and Discontents

Diana Yeh

in The Happy Hsiungs: Performing China and the Struggle for Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789888208173
eISBN:
9789888268597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208173.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the diverse ways in which China and Chineseness have been constructed in Britain, US and Asia, by analyses the heterogeneous reception of Lady Precious Stream. It considers the ... More


Shiver Me Timbers!: The Influence of Hollywood on the Archaeology of Piracy

Russell K. Skowronek and Charles R. Ewen

in Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061580
eISBN:
9780813051246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061580.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies demonstrate that the popular image of piracy is back in full bloom. Eye patches, gold earrings, peg-legs, hooks, and a distinctive vocabulary (“Aaaar!”) all ... More


Undoing Genre, Undoing Masculinity

Sergio Rigoletto

in Masculinity and Italian Cinema: Sexual Politics, Social Conflict and Male Crisis in the 1970s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748654543
eISBN:
9781474406406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748654543.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

It examines a trend of popular genre films directly influenced by the sexual politics of the 1970s, including The Seduction of Mimì (1972), La patata bollente (1979) and A Special Day. In examining ... More


Romantic Heroes and Colonial Bandits

Máire ní Fhlathúin

in British India and Victorian Literary Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748640683
eISBN:
9781474415996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640683.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter argues that British literary representations of Indian practices (such as banditry) criminalized by the colonial state had the effect of transforming the eighteenth-century stereotype of ... More


Katrina Stories Get Graphic in A.D.: New Orleans after the Deluge

Kate Parker Horigan

in Consuming Katrina: Public Disaster and Personal Narrative

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817884
eISBN:
9781496817921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817884.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes a popular culture text based on Katrina survivors’ narratives: the non-fiction graphic novel A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge, by Josh Neufeld. In the print version and an ... More


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