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Chinese Lineage as a Cultural Network: A Model

Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

in Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028818
eISBN:
9789882207332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028818.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter presents a theoretical conceptualization of the Chinese lineage. It suggests that the contemporary operation of the Ke lineage is not an aberration but is similar to that of other ... More


Conclusion

Jennifer M. Dueck

in The Claims of Culture at Empire's End: Syria and Lebanon under French Rule

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264478
eISBN:
9780191734779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264478.003.0013
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The last decade of French Mandate rule in Syria and Lebanon bears witness to the prominence of culture in a politically contested region. Flanking the eastern shores of the Mediterranean, these two ... More


Rivalries Redoubled: Americans in the Levant

Jennifer M. Dueck

in The Claims of Culture at Empire's End: Syria and Lebanon under French Rule

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264478
eISBN:
9780191734779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264478.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter considers American involvement during the war years. Unlike Britain, the USA had a sizeable social and cultural network in Syria and Lebanon, owing mainly to the work of American ... More


Introduction

Jennifer M. Dueck

in The Claims of Culture at Empire's End: Syria and Lebanon under French Rule

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264478
eISBN:
9780191734779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264478.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter, in setting the stage, first offers a theoretical framework for understanding culture as a forum of exchange and negotiation between diverse leaders, communities, and institutions, and ... More


Fractured Messages in a Common Tongue: France’s Educational Emissaries

Jennifer M. Dueck

in The Claims of Culture at Empire's End: Syria and Lebanon under French Rule

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264478
eISBN:
9780191734779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264478.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the French cultural networks, addressing various conflicts and contrary agendas among players who were all ostensibly united in their goal to provide a French education for ... More


Entertainment Networks, Reading Communities, and the Early Tudor Anthology: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson C. 813

Deborah Youngs

in Insular Books: Vernacular manuscript miscellanies in late medieval Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265833
eISBN:
9780191771996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265833.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter focuses on an eight-quire anthology of secular lyrics, prophecies, and prose satires compiled by Humfrey Welles, a Staffordshire esquire, in the 1520s and 1530s (Bodleian Library, MS ... More


Bukhara Center: Islamic Scholars as a Network of Human Exchange

James Pickett

in Polymaths of Islam: Power and Networks of Knowledge in Central Asia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750243
eISBN:
9781501750830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750243.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter assesses the human impact of Bukhara's efflorescence. To what extent did Bukhara's cosmological centrality manifest in actual networks of human exchange? How far did Bukhara's allure ... More


Nation-States and Transnational Theories: The State of the Art

Luis Roniger

in Transnational Politics in Central America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036632
eISBN:
9780813038834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036632.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter reviews the burgeoning recognition of transnationalism as a dimension of analysis distinguished from both nation-state and global perspectives, identifying transnational issues of ... More


Cultures in Cyberspace: Communications System Design as Social Sculpture

Anna Couey

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Cultures in Cyberspace was a temporary communications network organized by the author in 1992 to connect five culturally diverse online communities in conversation: American Indian ... More


Two Balancing Acts The Unlikely Cultural Mediations of Joseph Attias

Francesca Bregoli

in Mediterranean Enlightenment: Livornese Jews, Tuscan Culture, and Eighteenth-Century Reform

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804786508
eISBN:
9780804791595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786508.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Attias (1672-1739) was a Livornese Jewish savant who acted as a cultural mediator in the Republic of Letters. By investigating his position at the intersection of Jewish and non-Jewish worlds, this ... More


Conclusion

Ersin Hussein

in Revaluing Roman Cyprus: Local Identity on an Island in Antiquity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198777786
eISBN:
9780191823220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777786.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The Conclusion revisits the questions that lie at the heart of studies of the Roman provinces and that have driven this study. What is the best way to tell the story of a landscape, and its peoples, ... More


Introduction: A Line

Andrew Hui

in A Theory of the Aphorism: From Confucius to Twitter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691188959
eISBN:
9780691190556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691188959.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter provides an overview of aphorisms. As a basic unit of intelligible thought, the aphorism has persisted across world cultures and histories. Yet in comparison to the rich ... More


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