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Race and Heredity

OWEN WHITE

in Children of the French Empire: Miscegenation and Colonial Society in French West Africa 1895-1960

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208198
eISBN:
9780191677946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208198.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses how a widespread but important abstract interest in miscegenation in metropolitan France found a concrete expression in the treatment of mÉtis in West Africa. It analyses the ... More


Class Differentiation of Demographic Regimes

Suzanne E. Joseph

in Fertile Bonds: Bedouin Class, Kinship, and Gender in the Bekaa Valley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044613
eISBN:
9780813046389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044613.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

A comprehensive review of microdemographic studies from Europe and Asia is undertaken with the aim of understanding the role of class/caste and occupation in shaping fertility and mortality within ... More


The Truly Apocalyptic View

Kevin M. Cahill

in The Fate of Wonder: Wittgenstein's Critique of Metaphysics and Modernity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158008
eISBN:
9780231528115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158008.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines the purpose of Philosophical Investigations, with particular emphasis on the connections Ludwig Wittgenstein saw between the philosophical problems with which he grappled in his ... More


The rise and fall of the municipal art gallery movement? The public and private dimensions of local civic art

James Moore

in High culture and tall chimneys: Art institutions and urban society in Lancashire, 1780-1914

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781784991470
eISBN:
9781526138750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991470.003.0009
Subject:
Art, Art History

By 1914 most Lancashire towns, including many small towns, maintained an art gallery at municipal expense. The origins and practical purpose of these galleries were more diverse than one might ... More


Ethnography and the Bureaucratic University

in Navigators of the Contemporary: Why Ethnography Matters

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226887517
eISBN:
9780226887531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226887531.003.0018
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter considers the proposition that the shift in character of the idea of the university from a university of culture to a bureaucratic university has been accompanied by a diminution in ... More


Dead again: zombies and the spectre of cultural decline

Matthew Pangborn

in The Gothic and Death

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784992699
eISBN:
9781526124050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992699.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter investigates the Gothic as a mode of writing that escaped generic literary boundaries during the British debates over the French Revolution in order to express more widespread fears of ... More


Ideas Have Consequences

Robert P. Saldin and Steven M. Teles

in Never Trump

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190880446
eISBN:
9780190933173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880446.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter addresses why the Never Trump intellectuals perceive Donald Trump—and increasingly the movement and party that have followed him—through such a dark lens. These are people for whom words ... More


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