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Remembering the Colonial Past

Rosa De Jorio

in Cultural Heritage in Mali in the Neoliberal Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040276
eISBN:
9780252098536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040276.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the state memorialization of the colonial past via narratives, practices, and visual culture. First, it briefly describes some of the ways in which French colonization was ... More


Empty Pedestals and Barracks Converted into Schools: The Dismantling of Symbols of Colonial Power

Marial Iglesias Utset

in A Cultural History of Cuba during the U.S. Occupation, 1898–1902

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833988
eISBN:
9781469603131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877845_iglesias_utset.5
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the official lowering of the flag of Spain. According to a witness, “The tearing down of the edifice of secular authority deeply affected both participants and spectators ... More


France

Hilal Elver

in The Headscarf Controversy: Secularism and Freedom of Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199769292
eISBN:
9780199933136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769292.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter is about French politics and law against headscarf use. Socio economic conditions of French Muslims and France’s colonial past, the ideology of cultural assimilation and strictly ... More


Against the Common Enemy Crises and New Beginnings, 1912–22

Mushirul Hasan

in Between Modernity and Nationalism: Halide Edip's Encounter with Gandhi's India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063322
eISBN:
9780199080502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063322.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter draws on some aspects of India’s colonial past to compare the trials and tribulations with that of Turkey. While they were markedly different, there were mutual influences shared by both ... More


Minority Rights in Lebanon

Joshua Castellino and Kathleen A. Cavanaugh

in Minority Rights in the Middle East

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679492
eISBN:
9780191758539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679492.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter is particularly significant as we explore the issue of minority rights in the Middle East. In examining both its history as well as the current Lebanese political landscape, we expose ... More


Living in Peace after the Massacre: Neorealism, Colonialism, and Race

Saverio Giovacchini

in Global Neorealism: The Transnational History of a Film Style

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031229
eISBN:
9781617031236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031229.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores how neorealism viewed race in Italy’s past and present. The rise of Italian neorealism is linked to the self-serving mythology of the Italian as victim rather than perpetrator ... More


Introduction

in The Pan-African Nation: Oil and the Spectacle of Culture in Nigeria

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226023540
eISBN:
9780226023564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226023564.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This book examines FESTAC'77, otherwise known as the Second World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture. It does so not as an extended event but as a form of historicity—one that illuminates ... More


The Story of Jimmy

John Patrick Taylor

in The Other Side: Ways of Being and Place in Vanuatu

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833022
eISBN:
9780824869335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833022.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The practice of telling historical narratives pervades daily life on north Pentecost. This chapter explores the significance of one such narrative: the arresting account of the adventures of Jimmy, ... More


Interdisciplinary Measures: Literature and the Future of Postcolonial Studies

Graham Huggan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311093
eISBN:
9781846313332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313332
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book makes the case for a cross-disciplinary, but literature-centred, approach to postcolonial studies. Despite the anxieties that interdisciplinarity brings with it, a combination of different, ... More


A Professional Playwright

Marilynn Richtarik

in Stewart Parker: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199695034
eISBN:
9780191803765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199695034.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter describes the period 1974 and 1975 for Jamie Stewart Parker. Encouraged by commissions from the BBC and stimulating professional collaborations, he committed himself to one literary ... More


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