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Migrant Sufis and Sacred Space

Nile Green

in Making Space: Sufis and Settlers in Early Modern India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077961
eISBN:
9780199080991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077961.003.0019
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter surveys the widespread phenomenon of the migrant Sufi saint in South Asian history. It examines how non-Indian origins were important to the success of Sufis and how these holy migrants ... More


Spatial Stories: Movement in the City and Cultural Geography

Alison Stenton

in Walking the Streets of Eighteenth-Century London: John Gay's Trivia (1716)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199280728
eISBN:
9780191700149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280728.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

In considering John Gay's poem Trivia: or, the Art of Walking the Streets of London (1716), with its descriptions of London street life at the turn of the eighteenth century, a geographic approach ... More


Constructing the Local: Migration and Cultural Geography in the Indian Brass Band Trade

Gregory D. Booth

in Theorizing the Local: Music, Practice, and Experience in South Asia and Beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331370
eISBN:
9780199868087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331370.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines spatial mappings of the commercial brass band tradition in India that reflect changes to traditional socioprofessional organization in the processional music trade after 1947. ... More


Between Texts and Territories: An Introduction

Nile Green

in Making Space: Sufis and Settlers in Early Modern India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077961
eISBN:
9780199080991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077961.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter provides both an overview of Indian Islamic history and an outline of a new methodology for studying it. Bringing texts and geography together, the approach is one of ‘spatializing ... More


Introduction: Opera and the (Urban) Geography of Culture

Suzanne Aspden

in Operatic Geographies: The Place of Opera and the Opera House

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226595962
eISBN:
9780226596150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226596150.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

While theatres and opera houses have been one of the most persistent features of the urban landscape, few scholars have considered how opera’s physical situation might relate to and engage with the ... More


The Ideology of the Metropolis

Louise Young

in Beyond the Metropolis: Second Cities and Modern Life in Interwar Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520275201
eISBN:
9780520955387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275201.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

From the late nineteenth century, the growth of higher education as well as the newspaper and publishing industry helped create an urban hierarchy that funneled cultural resources toward the center. ... More


Operatic Geographies: The Place of Opera and the Opera House

Suzanne Aspden (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226595962
eISBN:
9780226596150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226596150.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

Opera and its urban environment have developed side-by-side throughout the genre’s 400-year history. This volume of essays applies the lens of cultural geography to contend that the notion and ... More


Transnational Interactions: District 9, or Apaches in Johannesburg

Takayuki Tatsumi

in Science Fiction Double Feature: The Science Fiction Film as Cult Text

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381830
eISBN:
9781781382363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381830.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

At first glance, and like many other films with a cult reputation, District 9 (2009), seems very cheaply done, a seemingly slight, even offhand work. However, that simple low-budget appearance masks ... More


Spanish Spaces: Landscape, Space and Place in Contemporary Spanish Culture

Ann Davies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318221
eISBN:
9781846317750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317750
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This study ties contemporary cultural geography with contemporary Spanish culture. The field of cultural geography has grown both extensively and rapidly, as has the field of cultural analysis and ... More


Capital Departures and the Arrival of Punishment

Judah Schept

in Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479810710
eISBN:
9781479802821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810710.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Following the short introduction to Part 1, Chapter 1 begins the story of local carceral expansion with an examination of the 85-acre site designated to house the justice campus. The site was the ... More


Conclusions

in Writing Galicia into the World: New Cartographies, New Poetics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316678
eISBN:
9781846316807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316807.007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on Galician writing. It identifies the part of the literary and cultural geography of Galician writing that remains largely unfamiliar to most ... More


Introduction

Clare Brant and Susan e. Whyman

in Walking the Streets of Eighteenth-Century London: John Gay's Trivia (1716)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199280728
eISBN:
9780191700149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280728.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book provides a window into the world of eighteenth-century London for all who are interested in history, literature, and the city. It invites students and teachers to take a walk along the ... More


Dislocating the Orient: British Maps and the Making of the Middle East, 1854-1921

Daniel Foliard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226451336
eISBN:
9780226451473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451473.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

While the twentieth century’s conflicting visions and exploitation of the Middle East are well documented, the origins of the concept of the Middle East itself have been largely ignored. With ... More


Toward a Cultural Geography of Mars: Imaginative Geography and the Superior Martian

in Geographies of Mars: Seeing and Knowing the Red Planet

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226470788
eISBN:
9780226470795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470795.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the cultural geography of Mars science. It argues that the popular sensation over Martian landscapes and inhabitants constituted a meaningful engagement with imperial and ... More


Introduction

in Spanish Spaces: Landscape, Space and Place in Contemporary Spanish Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318221
eISBN:
9781846317750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317750.001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book derives from the field of cultural geography in an attempt to reflect on the terrain of the entity known as Spain, through the prism of scholarly interest in contemporary Spanish cinematic ... More


R. K. Narayan

John Thieme

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719059261
eISBN:
9781781701249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719059261.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

R. K. Narayan's reputation as one of the founding figures of Indian writing in English is re-examined in this comprehensive study of his fiction. Arguing against views that have seen Narayan as a ... More


Conversations across “Our America”: Latinoization and the New Geography of Latinas/os

Louis Mendoza

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This essay examines how Latinoization, the cultural and social change resulting from the profound demographic shifts of Latino birthrate and migration, has created a new cultural geography in the ... More


New Orleans Shotgun: A Historic Cultural Geography

Jay D. Edwards

in Culture after the Hurricanes: Rhetoric and Reinvention on the Gulf Coast

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734904
eISBN:
9781621032540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734904.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter covers the historic cultural geography of New Orleans. It talks about the recovery process of the city, discussing how it is a seriously bifurcated city wherein large portions appear to ... More


Introduction

Maria Cristina Fumagalli, Peter Hulme, Owen Robinson, and Lesley Wylie

in Surveying the American Tropics: A Literary Geography from New York to Rio

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318900
eISBN:
9781846319983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318900.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book belongs to a series called American Tropics: Towards a Literary Geography. Not a tightly defined geographical designation, American Tropics refers to a kind of extended Caribbean, including ... More


The cityscape

Garth Myers

in Urban Environments in Africa: A Critical Analysis of Environmental Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447322917
eISBN:
9781447322931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322917.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter centers on the actual physical-natural substances of African urban environments, but also on the imaginary – the symbolic and spiritual conceptualizations of those landscapes, as seen ... More


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