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The Burden of Black Religion

Curtis J. Evans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328189
eISBN:
9780199870028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328189.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book is about the crucial role that black religion has played in the United States as an imagined community or a united nation. The book argues that cultural images and interpretations of ... More


Editors' Introduction

Simon Szreter, Hania Sholkamy, and A. Dharmalingam

in Categories and Contexts: Anthropological and Historical Studies in Critical Demography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199270576
eISBN:
9780191600883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270570.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The chapters in this section provide a set of well‐documented examples that the socio‐demographic options and strategies that families and individuals pursue are powerfully influenced by the dynamic ... More


National Identity and the Appeal of Nationalism

Patrick Mitchel

in Evangelicalism and National Identity in Ulster, 1921-1998

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256150
eISBN:
9780191602115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256152.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The functions and structure of a modern nationalist ideology are revealed through analysis of its national identity. Six components of national identity are explored; the ‘search for belonging’; ... More


Commemorating Scott: ‘That Imperial Man’

Ann Rigney

in The Afterlives of Walter Scott: Memory on the Move

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644018
eISBN:
9780191738784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644018.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter 6 concentrates on public recollections of Scott the author. It begins with an analysis of the strategies Scott used to brand himself as the ‘author of Waverley’, and then goes on to give an ... More


Schooling the Step-Daughters of Germania: Education and the Press, 1871–1914

Elizabeth Vlossak

in Marianne or Germania?: Nationalizing Women in Alsace, 1870-1946

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199561117
eISBN:
9780191595035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561117.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

German nation-building in the Reichsland was initiated through the establishment of a compulsory primary school system for all boys and girls. This chapter explores the gendering of lessons and ... More


William Worcester and the Commonweal of Readers

Daniel Wakelin

in Humanism, Reading, and English Literature 1430-1530

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199215881
eISBN:
9780191706899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215881.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter firstly traces how in his notebooks and marginalia, William Worcester evokes and almost invents an imagined community or interpretive community of humanist scholars. The chapter then ... More


Introduction

Samantha NeCamp

in Literacy in the Mountains: Community, Newspapers, and Writing in Appalachia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178851
eISBN:
9780813178868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178851.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The introduction details the ways in which Appalachia has come to represent heart of “Trump Country.” It argues that these representations trade on a long history of stereotypes and assumptions about ... More


Re-imagined Community: The Mapuche Nation in Neoliberal Chile

Gerardo Gómez Michel

in A Post-Neoliberal Era in Latin America?: Revisiting Cultural Paradigms

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529200997
eISBN:
9781529201345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200997.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In the last decades, one of the punchlines that has sought to legitimize neoliberal political discourse in Latin America is that of a harmonious multicultural community resulting from the recognition ... More


Introduction: ‘The Most Popular Author in the World’?

Juliet John

in Dickens and Mass Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199257928
eISBN:
9780191594854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257928.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Introduction argues that Dickens's consciousness of the emerging mass culture of his day was fundamental to his popular art and to his unique place in literary and cultural history. It ... More


Durham: Government, Administration and the Local Community

Matthew Holford

in Border Liberties and Loyalties: North-East England, c. 1200 to c. 1400

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632787
eISBN:
9780748651405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632787.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines ‘the community of the liberty’, particularly in relation to the liberty's institutions and government. Historical and cultural traditions were fundamental to the development of ... More


Women, Literature, and National Brotherhood

Emilie Bergmann, Greenberg Janet, Gwen Kirkpatrick, Francine Masiello, Francesca Miller, Morello-Frosch Marta, Kathleen Newman, and Mary Louise Pratt

in Women, Culture, and Politics in Latin America

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520065536
eISBN:
9780520909076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520065536.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores travel literature that illustrates Gabriela Mistral's Poema de Chile. La historia oficial bears witness to the current emergence of new female political and historical subjects ... More


Durham: History, Culture and Identity

Matthew Holford

in Border Liberties and Loyalties: North-East England, c. 1200 to c. 1400

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632787
eISBN:
9780748651405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632787.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter outlines the privileges of the liberty, the structure of its landed society and its relations with the ‘state’. It then focuses on the historical traditions associated with the liberty, ... More


Reform, Revival and the Call for Hindu Rashtra

Nikita Sud

in Liberalization, Hindu Nationalism and the State: A Biography of Gujarat

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076933
eISBN:
9780199080908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076933.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter explores Gujarat’s nineteenth-century path to Hindu communalism and the shaping of the Hindu nationalist project in the twentieth century. It begins with initiatives for social reform ... More


Latin American Television: A Global View

John Sinclair

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159308
eISBN:
9780191673580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159308.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book makes English speakers aware of the dimensions, operation, and significance of the globalisation of television in the Spanish-speaking world. Second only in scale to the market for ... More


“The Sympathy of a Crowd”: Imagining Scientific Communities in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Entomology Periodicals

Matthew Wale

in Science Periodicals in Nineteenth-Century Britain: Constructing Scientific Communities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226676517
eISBN:
9780226683461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226683461.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter is a case study of the Entomologist's Weekly Intelligencer (1856-61), the first weekly natural-history periodical, which was dedicated to the subject of collecting and studying insects. ... More


Holy Nation

Sarah Crabtree

in Holy Nation: The Transatlantic Quaker Ministry in an Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226255767
eISBN:
9780226255934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226255934.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introduction analyzes the Friends' conceptualization of their “holy nation” of Zion, noting both the traditional and innovative theology employed by the Friends and analyzing the “worldly” ... More


Emigrant Shipboard Newspapers: Provisional Settlement at Sea

Fariha Shaikh

in Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474433693
eISBN:
9781474449663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433693.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter Two takes up the concerns of the first chapter regarding the grey areas between public and private spheres and the binaries of manuscript and print in the context of two manuscript shipboard ... More


From Beloved Community to Imagined Community: SNCC's Intellectual Transformation

Joe Street

in From Sit-Ins to SNCC: The Student Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041513
eISBN:
9780813043883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041513.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter by Joe Street traces the development of SNCC's concept of community, placing particular emphasis on the transition that occurred between the conclusion of the Mississippi Summer Project ... More


A Home in Becoming: Forging Taiwan’s Imagined Community in Jiufen

Dennis Lo

in The Authorship of Place: A Cultural Geography of the New Chinese Cinemas

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528516
eISBN:
9789888180028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528516.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Examining Hou Xiaoxian's Dust in the Wind (1986) and City of Sadness (1989) as case studies, this chapter tells the story of how Jiufen, a once sleeping mining community in Northeastern Taiwan, ... More


Relationships, Real and Imagined

Francesca Polletta

in Inventing the Ties That Bind: Imagined Relationships in Moral and Political Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226734170
eISBN:
9780226734347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226734347.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

Psychologists and philosophers increasingly have recognized that moral decision making takes place within relationships. They have not considered the possibility that those relationships are ... More


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