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Politics & Paysans: Multicultural Louisiana & the Space of the Créolité

Thadious M. Davis

in Southscapes: Geographies of Race, Region, and Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835210
eISBN:
9781469602554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869321_davis.7
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter is divided into three parts. The first part explores how when limiting black people to a specific geographical space, they continue to remain contained in the “raced” space to the ... More


Cairo is Egypt and Egypt is Cairo

David Sims

in Understanding Cairo: The Logic of a City Out of Control

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774164040
eISBN:
9781617970405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164040.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter aims to provide a better understanding of Egypt in order to better understand Cairo, its largest city. It describes Egypt's unique geographical space, its population dynamics, the income ... More


‘There is No World Outside the Text’: Transatlantic Slippage in Eva Hoffman's Lost in Translation

Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

in Transatlantic Women's Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624454
eISBN:
9780748652242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624454.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter analyses the issue of transatlantic slippage in Eva Hoffman's memoir Lost in Translation, exploring the discourses of ‘here’ and ‘there’ invoked by Hoffman's multilayered images, and ... More


Introduction: Is Russia a Center or a Periphery?

Edith W. Clowes

in Russia on the Edge: Imagined Geographies and Post-Soviet Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448560
eISBN:
9780801460661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448560.003.0008
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This introductory chapter considers the links between spatial discourse and national identity in post-Soviet Russia. Since the early 1990s powerfully opposing views about what it means to be ... More


Rivals and the Logic of Insurgent Violence

Claire Metelits

in Inside Insurgency: Violence, Civilians, and Revolutionary Group Behavior

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795774
eISBN:
9780814759554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795774.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter discusses some of the competing interpretations of insurgent violence toward civilians. Several contemporary scholars and analysts link insurgent violence to the unique types of ... More


Disturbance Regime

Frederick N. Scatena, Juan Felipe Blanco, Karen H. Beard, Robert B. Waide, Ariel E. Lugo, Nicholas Brokaw, Whendee L. Silver, Bruce L. Haines, and Jess K. Zimmerman

in A Caribbean Forest Tapestry: The Multidimensional Nature of Disturbance and Response

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195334692
eISBN:
9780190267742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195334692.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter examines the causes, frequencies, and distinct and cumulative impacts of natural disturbances on both geographical and ecological space of Luquillo. It discusses the traditional scheme ... More


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