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Cultural Heritage: The Diversity of Cultural Expressions

Janet Blake

in International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198723516
eISBN:
9780191790300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723516.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Chapter 6 considers the way in which cultural products, goods, and services form part of cultural heritage and how they can be protected and promoted through cultural policies and law. The dual ... More


Struggling to Reach Out: St. Silas Lutheran Church

Paul D. Numrich

in The Faith Next Door: American Christians and Their New Religious Neighbors

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195386219
eISBN:
9780199866731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386219.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

September 11, 2001, moved a Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod congregation to face the global and local realities of Islam. Although congregational leaders agreed on the ultimate goal of saving Muslim ... More


Translating Egypt's Revolution: The Language of Tahrir (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Samia Mehrez (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165337
eISBN:
9781617971303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165337.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This unique interdisciplinary collective project is the culmination of research and translation work conducted by AUC students of different cultural and linguistic backgrounds who continue to witness ... More


Cultural Heritage and Intellectual Property Law

Janet Blake

in International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198723516
eISBN:
9780191790300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723516.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Chapter 7 looks at Cultural Heritage and Intellectual Property Law. The appropriateness of intellectual property rules for protecting traditional cultural expressions and knowledge are addressed, ... More


Cultures of Expression: Translation, Remembrance, and Global Burden

Dalia Abdelhady

in The Lebanese Diaspora: The Arab Immigrant Experience in Montreal, New York, and Paris

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707333
eISBN:
9780814705452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707333.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter charts the ways in which diasporic identities and communal attachments are expressed by the artists among the respondents and focuses on their cultural expressions as a diasporic ... More


The Christians of Kerala: History, Belief and Ritual Among the Yakoba

Susan Viswanathan

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195647990
eISBN:
9780199080663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647990.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This book explores the practice of Christianity among the Yakoba in the small region of Kerala. It uses the categories of time, space, architecture, and the body as a means of identifying the ways in ... More


Dubious Gastronomy: The Cultural Politics of Eating Asian in the USA

Robert Ji-Song Ku

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839215
eISBN:
9780824869465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839215.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

California roll, Chinese take-out, American-made kimchi, dogmeat, monosodium glutamate, SPAM—all are examples of what this book calls “dubious” foods. Strongly associated with Asian and Asian ... More


The Lebanese Diaspora: The Arab Immigrant Experience in Montreal, New York, and Paris

Dalia Abdelhady

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707333
eISBN:
9780814705452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707333.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The Lebanese are the largest group of Middle Eastern immigrants in the United States, and Lebanese immigrants are also prominent across Europe and the Americas. Based on over eighty interviews with ... More


Place, Regional Culture, and Regional Literature

Wendy Griswold

in Regionalism and the Reading Class

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226309224
eISBN:
9780226309262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309262.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter considers what exactly a place is and how people make one. It focuses on cultural expressions of place, both in the more passive form of regional culture and in the more assertive form ... More


Singing the homeland

Laura Jeffery

in Chagos Islanders in Mauritius and the UK: Forced Displacement and Onward Migration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084300
eISBN:
9781781702451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084300.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Displaced Chagos islanders are not only embroiled in political mobilisation and protest: they also participate in cultural expression in exile. This chapter illustrates how representations of a ... More


The Aesthetics of Japanese Fascism

Alan Tansman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245051
eISBN:
9780520943490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245051.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This wide-ranging study of Japanese cultural expression reveals how a particular, often seemingly innocent aesthetic sensibility—present in novels, essays, popular songs, film, and political ... More


National Identity and the Smell of the Woods

Günter Leypoldt

in Cultural Authority in the Age of Whitman: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635740
eISBN:
9780748651658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635740.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the concept of incarnation in US discourse, which draws its persuasiveness from the rhetorical tension and interplay between two different geographical models of culture. Here, ... More


The computer game as fictional form

Barry Atkins

in More than a Game: The Computer Game as Fictional Form

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063640
eISBN:
9781781700235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063640.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The formal characteristics of the computer game as an independent form need examination if it is to be treated with the seriousness, as a massively popular form of cultural expression, that it ... More


Conclusions and a Challenge

Kees van der Spek

in The Modern Neighbors of Tutankhamun: History, Life, and Work in the Villages of the Theban West Bank

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774164033
eISBN:
9781617970917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164033.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The historic and ethnographic material uncovered during this study reveals the Theban west bank as a rich and fascinating field site. Overshadowed and obscured by the practice and marginalizing ... More


The Folklore of the Freeway: Race and Revolt in the Modernist City

Eric Avila

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680726
eISBN:
9781452947860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680726.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The Folklore of the Freeway provides an alternative history of highway construction in urban America, emphasizing the cultural politics of fighting freeways in the inner city. Using the methods of ... More


The Cinema of Small Nations

Mette Hjort and Duncan Petrie (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625369
eISBN:
9780748671151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625369.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The guiding premise of this book is that careful analysis of a range of small national cinemas can suggest a number of conceptual models for understanding the persistence of the nation in various ... More


Politics of Tradition: Charismatic Globalization, Morality, and Culture in Polynesian Protestantism

Yannick Fer

in The Anthropology of Global Pentecostalism and Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814772591
eISBN:
9780814723517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772591.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter shows how the histories of Polynesian island nations are very much bound up with Christianity. The growth of charismatic movements in Polynesia, against a backdrop of rapid social change ... More


The Script: “Africa was but a blank canvas for Europe’s imagination”

Katrina Dyonne Thompson

in Ring Shout, Wheel About: The Racial Politics of Music and Dance in North American Slavery

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038259
eISBN:
9780252096112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038259.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter examines seventeenth- and eighteenth-century European and American travel journals to reveal the manner in which they portrayed West Africans in order to create the moral and social ... More


Introduction

Brian Dolinar

in The Black Cultural Front: Black Writers and Artists of the Depression Generation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032691
eISBN:
9781617032707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032691.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This book begins by presenting the common understanding that the Communist Party hindered black cultural expression during the 1940s. The chapter shows that the Communist-led Left promoted several ... More


Revelry and Revolution: The Paradox of the 1950s

Robin D. Moore

in Music and Revolution: Cultural Change in Socialist Cuba

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247109
eISBN:
9780520939462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247109.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter describes the musical life of the 1950s, examining the political climate of the late Batista era, along with its social problems and cultural expression. It focuses on how a country with ... More


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