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Hurricane Rita and the New normal: Modified Communication and New Traditions in Calcasieu and Cameron Parishes

Keagan Lejeune

in Culture after the Hurricanes: Rhetoric and Reinvention on the Gulf Coast

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734904
eISBN:
9781621032540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734904.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter talks about the changes in what became the “new normal” in New Orleans after Hurricane Rita, such as the communication of communal concern, feelings of solidarity and togetherness, and ... More


Kharangkong: The Last Bastion of the Old World

Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh

in Dancing to the State: The Ethnic Compulsions of the Tangsa in Assam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199472598
eISBN:
9780199089086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199472598.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 4 unfolds in the Cholim basti (settlement) of Kharangkong in the home of Aphu Tyanglam, one of the most respected Tangsa elders in Assam. I use Aphuʼs biography to describe the Tangsa ... More


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