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Cold War Geopolitics, Technical Expertise, and the Mekong Project

Christopher Sneddon

in Concrete Revolution: Large Dams, Cold War Geopolitics, and the US Bureau of Reclamation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226284316
eISBN:
9780226284453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226284453.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Chapter Five draws together threads presented in previous chapters (e.g., the technological and symbolic facets of large dams and river basin planning approaches, the tensions between technical ... More


Dear Appalachia: Readers, Identity, and Popular Fiction since 1878

Emily Satterwhite

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813130101
eISBN:
9780813135854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130101.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book demonstrates the value of using fan mail and online customer reviews to determine what meanings readers made of popular fictions set in Appalachia. Employing the methodological innovation ... More


Designing Spaces: Sutpen, Snopes, and the Promise of the Plantation

Scott Romine

in Faulkner's Geographies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781496802279
eISBN:
9781496802323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802279.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This essay argues that the plantation emerges a key site in Faulkner’s imagined geography of Yoknapatawpha County. For Thomas Sutpen in Absalom, Absalom! and Flem Snopes in the Snopes trilogy, the ... More


Postmodernist Empire Meets Holy Rus': How Aleksandr Dugin Tried to Change the Eurasian Periphery into the Sacred Center of the World

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/9780801448560.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter begins a discussion of post-Soviet Russian identity and its self-definition through imagined geographies by introducing the neo-Eurasianist ideas espoused by Aleksandr Dugin. Stung by ... More


Conclusion

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/9780801448560.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This concluding chapter continues the discussion on imagined geographies and the separation of the center from its western and southern peripheries, pointing toward more recent developments in ... More


Baedeker and Beyond: Tourism and Colonialism

Kirsty Hooper

in The Edwardians and the Making of a Modern Spanish Obsession

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621327
eISBN:
9781800341654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621327.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Explores the emergence of mass tourism to Spain during the late Victorian and Edwardian period, and its intersection with British quasi-colonial infrastructure-building in the country. Considers the ... More


Placemaking

Christine M. E. Guth

in Hokusai's Great Wave: Biography of a Global Icon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839598
eISBN:
9780824871550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839598.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on an eclectic selection of site-specific projects from the past two decades that feature adaptations of “The Great Wave” whose realization is inextricably entwined with ... More


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