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Rebuilding and Renewing America:: A Twenty-First Century National Infrastructure Investment Plan for the United States

Robert D. Yaro

in China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses strategic planning in the United States. The country's development in the new century is facing a host of challenges that require strategies for sustainable, equitable, and ... More


Landscape and Figure, Nation and Character

Joshua Goldstein

in Drama Kings: Players and Publics in the Re-creation of Peking Opera, 1870-1937

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247529
eISBN:
9780520932791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247529.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the Peking opera star, both as a national celebrity and as a character on the stage. As stars and their images circulated throughout the nation, they became subjected to ... More


The Depths of the Heights: Reading Conrad with Americas Military

Geoffrey Galt Harpham

in The Humanities and the Dream of America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226316970
eISBN:
9780226317014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317014.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The humanities have been the subject of an immense quantity of elevated rhetoric. Distinguished people have described and defended the need for a national investment in teaching and research in ... More


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