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Alternative Archive: China’s Independent Documentary Culture

Chris Berry and Lisa Rofel

in The New Chinese Documentary Film Movement: For the Public Record

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028528
eISBN:
9789882207202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028528.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter turns to the complicated question of the social and political status of these films. Rather than label them as “oppositional,” ... More


Living Projects: Collective Housing, Alternative Culture, and Spaces of Resistance

Daniela Sandler

in Counterpreservation: Architectural Decay in Berlin Since 1989

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501703164
eISBN:
9781501706271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703164.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on Hausprojekte, or “living projects.” Hausprojekte are the most prolific category of counterpreservation, in terms of number of examples. They embrace and deploy architectural ... More


Cultural Centers: History, Architecture, and Public Space

Daniela Sandler

in Counterpreservation: Architectural Decay in Berlin Since 1989

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501703164
eISBN:
9781501706271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703164.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on independent, nonprofit cultural and art centers. Cultural centers such as the Haus Schwarzenberg—the primary focus of this chapter—as well as Schokoladen and the defunct ... More


Multicultural Magic: 1970–2015

Thomas Waters

in Cursed Britain: A History of Witchcraft and Black Magic in Modern Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300221404
eISBN:
9780300249453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221404.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter looks at how witchcraft was revived from the 1970s onward. During this time, liberalism was triumphant; alternative cultures and alternative medicine flourished. Multiculturalism was ... More


From a Basement on Long Island to a Mansion on the Hill

Edward P. Comentale

in Sweet Air: Modernism, Regionalism, and American Popular Song

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037399
eISBN:
9780252094576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037399.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This introductory chapter tackles the central themes of this book, at the same time expounding on the author's own musical experiences—here termed “taste biography”—and his aims to expand the scope ... More


Acting Out: The Athens, Georgia, Music Scene and the Emergence of a Bohemian Diaspora

Grace Elizabeth Hale

in Bohemian South: Creating Countercultures, from Poe to Punk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631677
eISBN:
9781469631691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631677.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the sonic landscapes of Athens, Georgia, which was an epicenter for cutting edge music from the late 1970s to the early 1990s, leading the way for college rock and other ... More


‘When Work is Over’: Labour, Leisure and Culture in Wartime Britain

Jeff Hill

in ‘Millions Like Us’?: British Culture in the Second World War

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237631
eISBN:
9781846312489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312489.009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the labour movement's approach to leisure and culture during the war in Great Britain. It suggests that the approach of the labour movement, particularly the Labour Party, was ... More


Introduction

Marion Jacobson

in Squeeze This!: A Cultural History of the Accordion in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036750
eISBN:
9780252093852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036750.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This introductory chapter discusses the cultural and historical significance of the accordion as an instrument and as a musical movement. It considers how accordionists and bands with accordions ... More


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