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Dwelling in the Archive: Women Writing House, Home, and History in Late Colonial India

Antoinette Burton

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195144253
eISBN:
9780199871919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144253.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book uses the writing of three 20th century Indian women to interrogate the status of the traditional archive, reading their memoirs, fictions, and histories as counter-narratives of colonial ... More


Mainstream institutional collecting of anti-institutional archives: opportunities and challenges

Anna Sexton

in Communities, Archives and New Collaborative Practices

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447341895
eISBN:
9781447341970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341895.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter uses the Wellcome Library's archive collecting around the treatment and experience of ‘mad people’ as a case study for exploring the opportunities and challenges that arise from ... More


Transmission, Redaction, and Rhetoric

Moshe Simon-Shoshan

in Stories of the Law: Narrative Discourse and the Construction of Authority in the Mishnah

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199773732
eISBN:
9780199933129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773732.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Chapter six lays out some of the basic issues in the study of Mishnaic stories. The first issue to be considered is the nature of their transmission. Two possible methods of transmission are ... More


Favelas: Challenging a Perverse Policy of Exclusion

Kátia da Costa Bezerra

in Postcards from Rio: Favelas and the Contested Geographies of Citizenship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276547
eISBN:
9780823277223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276547.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The introduction historicizes the evolution of favelas in the imaginary of the city. It illustrates how favelas, constructed as a site of Otherness and/or authenticity, have become more recently a ... More


When They Blew the Levee

David Todd Lawrence and Elaine J. Lawless

in When They Blew the Levee: Race, Politics, and Community in Pinhook, Missouri

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817730
eISBN:
9781496817778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817730.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In this chapter, the authors analyze two narratives about the levee breach. One narrative comprises the official version of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, an entity of the federal government, and ... More


Contesting Contingency

Juan D. De Lara

in Inland Shift: Race, Space, and Capital in Southern California

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520289581
eISBN:
9780520964181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289581.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 6 provides an overview and critical analysis of the Warehouse Workers United organizing campaign to show how labor and immigrant social-movement organizations crafted spatial narratives that ... More


Psychogeographical Landscaping

Iván Villarmea Álvarez

in Documenting Cityscapes: Urban Change in Contemporary Non-Fiction Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174534
eISBN:
9780231850780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174534.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the second type of landscape film, which entails a greater degree of subjectivity on the part of the filmmaker, in intending to relate the current look of landscape to its ... More


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