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The Emergence of a Collective Palestinian Identity

Louis A. Fishman

in Jews and Palestinians in the Late Ottoman Era, 1908-1914: Claiming the Homeland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474453998
eISBN:
9781474480758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453998.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Following the Young Turk Revolution, Palestinians began to unite as a people and to take steps to claim the homeland. While Zionism posed a threat to their local hegemony, British imperialism also ... More


Apollo’s Pointed Column and the Dioskouroi’s Parallel Beams

Milette Gaifman

in Aniconism in Greek Antiquity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199645787
eISBN:
9780191741623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645787.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Two types of monument occupy a privileged place in the study of Greek aniconism: Apollo's column, known as the agyieus, and the Dioskouroi's parallel beams, commonly termed the dokana. In contrast to ... More


Hong Kong’s Local: Generating and Degenerating Local Relations

Helena Y.W. Wu

in The Hangover after the Handover: Things, Places and Cultural Icons in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621952
eISBN:
9781800341661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621952.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 2 examines different manifestations of the local in the name of local consciousness, localism, local identity and local discourse. With reference to Mieke Bal’s “travelling concepts”, the ... More


Conclusion: Reclaiming the Mexican Nation for the Poor and the Indigenous South

Lynn Stephen

in Zapata Lives!: Histories and Cultural Politics in Southern Mexico

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222373
eISBN:
9780520927643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222373.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter emphasizes how new ejidatarios in Oaxaca and Chiapas have formed their own responses to the neoliberal economic policy that stopped land reform, encouraged privatization, and ... More


Citizenship on the move: refugee communities and the state in France, 1914–18

Alex Dowdall

in Europe on the Move: Refugees in the Era of the Great War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994419
eISBN:
9781526128232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994419.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter provides complementary perspectives on the experiences of French refugees. The first is the perspective of the state and host communities in the French interior. The chapter examines the ... More


Localism and the Local in Ancient Greece

Hans Beck

in Localism and the Ancient Greek City-State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226711348
eISBN:
9780226711515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226711515.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The introductory chapter surveys the semantics of the word local in modern languages as well as in ancient Greek, and also in conceptual debates about connectivity. From these remarks emerges a new ... More


Embarrassing Cousins: Genealogical Conundrums in the Central Sahara

Judith Scheele

in Genealogy and Knowledge in Muslim Societies: Understanding the Past

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748644971
eISBN:
9781474400831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748644971.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on contemporary Central Saharan tawārīkh — more or less historic documents looking suspiciously like genealogies. It examines the debates over religious legitimacy, hierarchy and ... More


Conclusion

Shannon Elizabeth Bell

in Fighting King Coal: The Challenges to Micromobilization in Central Appalachia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034340
eISBN:
9780262333597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034340.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The Conclusion reintroduces the puzzle that began the book: Why do so many people who are affected by industry-produced environmental hazards and toxics not participate in movements to bring about ... More


The Tour in the Provinces: Sport and Small Cities in the Global Age

Eric Reed

in Selling the Yellow Jersey: The Tour de France in the Global Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226206530
eISBN:
9780226206677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226206677.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter Five chronicles the experiences of Tour host-towns Pau, a regional hub and winter resort for wealthy Anglophones in the Pyrenean foothills, and Brest, a port town at the tip of the Brittany ... More


Epilogue: The Native, the Local, and the Empire

Cong Ellen Zhang

in Transformative Journeys: Travel and Culture in Song China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833992
eISBN:
9780824870522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833992.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter reflects on the insights gained from the previous chapters and examines the cultural and historical impact of Song elite travel for the empire as well as for future ... More


“No Ack!”: What Is Haole, Anyway?

Judy Rohrer

in Haoles in Hawaii

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834050
eISBN:
9780824870034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834050.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explores the way haole is produced in relation to other racialized groups in Hawaii. Specifically, it looks at the triangulation of haole, native Hawaiian, and local identities. It ... More


The continuing tradition of civic pride: municipal culture in post-war Manchester

Peter Shapely

in People, Places and Identities: Themes in British Social and Cultural History, 1700s-1980s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719090356
eISBN:
9781526124081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090356.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

It has been argued that civic pride declined after its heyday in the Victorian period but Peter Shapely contests this view, illustrating how in Manchester, a combination of civic pride, social reform ... More


Globalization, Language(s), and Mobility

Stephen May

in The Economics of Language Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034708
eISBN:
9780262335980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034708.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This paper explores the arguments offered in support of a new form of linguistic cosmopolitanism, within which English as the current world language inevitably plays a central/pivotal role. These ... More


Yanesen: Writing Local Community

Jordan Sand

in Tokyo Vernacular: Common Spaces, Local Histories, Found Objects

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520275669
eISBN:
9780520956988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275669.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter traces the process by which history was mobilized to invent a new local identity in a Tokyo neighborhood. It also examines the broader social origins of the ideals that supported this ... More


Desert Borderland: The Making of Modern Egypt and Libya

Matthew H. Ellis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503605008
eISBN:
9781503605572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605008.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Desert Borderland is an investigation of the historical processes that transformed the local experience of place and political identity in the easternmost reaches of the Sahara Desert over the half ... More


Afterword: Putting Gender at the Center

Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom and Susan Brownell

in Chinese Femininities/Chinese Masculinities: A Reader

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211032
eISBN:
9780520935303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211032.003.0018
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents a gendered reading of a few of the main political stories of the twentieth century. It demonstrates how it might be possible to push the engendering of Chinese history further. ... More


Fire and Fury

Avron Boretz

in Gods, Ghosts, and Gangsters: Ritual Violence, Martial Arts, and Masculinity on the Margins of Chinese Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833770
eISBN:
9780824870539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833770.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on two rituals, each unique to a specific locale (Taidong and Dali) and both characterized by dramatic public displays of male bravado. Both the ritual of Blasting Handan Ye ... More


Local Boys: Ahakuelo, Chang, Ida, Kahahawai, and Takai as the Accused

John P. Rosa

in Local Story: The Massie-Kahahawai Case and the Culture of History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824828257
eISBN:
9780824868468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824828257.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Despite intimidation by the police and appeals from others “in the name of the Hawaiian people,” Ben Ahakuelo held to his story that he and the other Kauluwela Boys did not assault Thalia Massie on ... More


Coda: The Persistence of Screening Community in Post–Cold War Hong Kong

Jing Jing Chang

in Screening Communities: Negotiating Narratives of Empire, Nation, and the Cold War in Hong Kong Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455768
eISBN:
9789888455621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455768.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The coda summarizes the book’s overarching narrative and goals, and followed by a discussion of the lasting impact of Those 72 Tenants (Qishier jia fangke, dir. Wang Weiyi, 1963) and its remake, The ... More


Post-Nationalist American Studies

John Carlos Rowe (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224384
eISBN:
9780520925267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224384.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book seeks to revise the cultural nationalism and celebratory American exceptionalism that tended to dominate American Studies in the Cold War era. The goal of the book's chapters is for a less ... More


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