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“United We Are Stronger”: Clarifying Everyday Encounters with Belonging

Sujey Vega

in Latino Heartland: Of Borders and Belonging in the Midwest

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479864539
eISBN:
9781479875337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479864539.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how people endured and triumphed over political or social impediments to community by focusing on the daily lived experiences of Lafayette's Latino residents as a marker on ... More


Inventing Nations: Postconquest Native Histories of Civilization’s Origins

William F. McCants

in Founding Gods, Inventing Nations: Conquest and Culture Myths from Antiquity to Islam

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151489
eISBN:
9781400840069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151489.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines postconquest native histories of civilization. These histories are nationalistic in the sense that they place the origins of civilization locally and in the distant past and ... More


Latino Heartland: Of Borders and Belonging in the Midwest

Sujey Vega

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479864539
eISBN:
9781479875337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479864539.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

National immigration debates have thrust both opponents of immigration and immigrant rights supporters into the news. But what happens once the rallies end and the banners come down? What is daily ... More


Bienvenidos a Hoosierlandia: Asserting Ethnic Belonging at the “Crossroads of America”

Sujey Vega

in Latino Heartland: Of Borders and Belonging in the Midwest

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479864539
eISBN:
9781479875337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479864539.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the complex nature of representation and belonging in a midwestern landscape, the city of Lafayette in Indiana. It considers the border as a spatial metaphor that emerged during ... More


Epilogue

Lentz Carola

in Ethnicity and the Making of History in Northern Ghana

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624010
eISBN:
9780748652969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624010.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

The December 2004 presidential and parliamentary elections saw the candidates of the National Democratic Congress, the once ruling but now oppositional party, win a clear majority in the North, ... More


Translocal Connections between the US and the Arab World

Carol Fadda-Conrey

in Contemporary Arab-American Literature: Transnational Reconfigurations of Citizenship and Belonging

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479826926
eISBN:
9781479819027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479826926.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter delves deeper into the thematic diversity of transnational articulations to investigate how Arab-American rootedness in and production of transnational identities produce specific ... More


Lives in re/construction: myth, memory and masculinity in Irish men’s narratives of work in the British construction industry

Barry Hazley

in Life history and the Irish migrant experience in post-war England: Myth, memory and emotional adaptation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128003
eISBN:
9781526150554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128010.00011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the meanings male migrants attach to their experiences of work within the post-war British construction industry. Setting the analysis within the broader context of change ... More


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