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The Assassin and Her Revenge: A Tale of Moral Heroism and Female Self-Fashioning in an Age of Mass Communication

Eugenia Lean

in Public Passions: The Trial of Shi Jianqiao and the Rise of Popular Sympathy in Republican China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247185
eISBN:
9780520932678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247185.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Just after killing Sun Chuanfang, Shi Jianqiao distributed a poem to witnesses at the crime scene. Shi's obsessive dedication to avenging her father is evident in the first line and the mention of ... More


Communication and Disciplinarity

Christine Hine

in Systematics as Cyberscience: Computers, Change, and Continuity in Science

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083713
eISBN:
9780262275408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083713.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter analyzes the field of communication practices in which the systematics constituted. The author focuses on the existing publishing system in systematics and explores the ways in which ... More


Coming to the Community

Robin Feldman

in Imagining New Legalities: Privacy and Its Possibilities in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777049
eISBN:
9780804781572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777049.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter argues that the fluidity of our interactions in modern society makes us particularly vulnerable and requires special attention to the protection of the individual. The battered doctrine ... More


Building the Railroads

JOHN MASON HART

in Empire and Revolution: The Americans in Mexico since the Civil War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223240
eISBN:
9780520939295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223240.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the construction of railroads by Americans in Mexico during the administration of Porfirio Díaz. In 1876, Díaz launched an ambitious program of reform and to encourage foreign ... More


“Straight Talk, and Quick Talk”: Conversation as a Politic in Modern Suffrage Fiction

Mary Chapman

in Making Noise, Making News: Suffrage Print Culture and U.S. Modernism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199988297
eISBN:
9780199368600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988297.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter traces the trope of conversation as collective voice in modern suffrage fiction. It examines how dialogue, both thematic and formal, works to enhance the public sphere, using as a case ... More


. The Macroeconomics of Change: Forces Transforming North Carolina's Economy

Michael L. Walden

in North Carolina in the Connected Age: Challenges and Opportunities in a Globalizing Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832219
eISBN:
9781469605760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888742_walden.5
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter argues that few states have been impacted as much by the Connected Age as North Carolina. North Carolina's twentieth-century economy was built largely on the availability of plentiful ... More


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