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Introduction

Sigrid Schmalzer

in The People's Peking Man: Popular Science and Human Identity in Twentieth-Century China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226738598
eISBN:
9780226738611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226738611.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

How has evolutionary science shaped what it means to be human? Who is privileged to speak on the subject of human identity, using what forms of knowledge? These questions are debated throughout the ... More


January 1967: “Wild Man of Borneo”

Jas Obrecht

in Stone Free: Jimi Hendrix in London, September 1966-June 1967

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469647067
eISBN:
9781469647081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647067.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

Jimi’s onstage antics bring him widespread coverage and interview opportunities in Record Mirror, New Musical Express (NME), Disc and Music Echo, and other British music magazines. The band tours ... More


How We Choose to Distort It: Deconstructing Harry

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

There is nothing heroic or redemptive about Harry Bloch’s literary art: a former lover whose erotic experience with him Harry has plumbed for his latest novel calls him a “black magician” and his ... More


Ainu Ethnography: Historical Representations in the West

Hans Dieter Ölschleger

in Beyond Ainu Studies: Changing Academic and Public Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836979
eISBN:
9780824870973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836979.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter presents the social background of early ethnographic visions of Ainu through reports and opinions produced by Western travelers and anthropologists between the sixteenth and early ... More


Sideshows

Karen L. Cox

in Goat Castle: A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635033
eISBN:
9781469635057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635033.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explains how Dick Dana and Octavia Dockery profited from their notoriety. They not only opened their estate and home to tourists, they went on tour performing as the “Wild Man” and “Goat ... More


National Scandal

Karen L. Cox

in Goat Castle: A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635033
eISBN:
9781469635057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635033.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the national media attention associated with this case. Because the case took place after the first pilgrimage of homes in Natchez, stark contrasts were made between the Old ... More


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