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A Dead-End: Roadblock Movies

Nurith Gertz and George Khleifi

in Palestinian Cinema: Landscape, Trauma and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634071
eISBN:
9780748671069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634071.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The 1990s were marked by the effects of the First Intifada and the economic recession that succeeded it, the wake of the Gulf War, and the continuing closure that was enforced on Palestinian ... More


Nation in Spiritual Quest: Aurobindo and the Gita

Nagappa K. Gowda

in The Bhagavadgita in the Nationalist Discourse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072065
eISBN:
9780199080748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072065.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter explores Sri Aurobindo's spiritual reading and understanding of the Bhagavadgita. Aurobindo felt that the Bhagavadgita could easily lend itself for the justification of violence in the ... More


The Dialectics of Decolonization: Nationalism and Labor Movements in Postwar French Africa

Frederick Cooper

in Tensions of Empire: Colonial Cultures in a Bourgeois World

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520205406
eISBN:
9780520918085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520205406.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines labor movements in postwar French Africa and analyzes the dialectics of decolonization. It describes the transition of the French West African labor movement from a ... More


Literary Autobiography and Arab National Struggles

Tahia Abdel Nasser

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474420228
eISBN:
9781474438537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420228.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In memoirs, Arab writers have invoked solitude in moments of deep public involvement. Focusing on Taha Hussein, Sonallah Ibrahim, Assia Djebar, Latifa al-Zayyat, Mahmoud Darwish, Mourid Barghouti, ... More


Militancy, Repression, and Resistance in the Black Power Era

Tracy E. K’Meyer

in Civil Rights in the Gateway to the South: Louisville, Kentucky, 1945-1980

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125398
eISBN:
9780813135274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125398.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the story of black power in Louisville which illuminates how that philosophy and movement flowed seamlessly out of earlier organizing as part of a longer search for new visions ... More


An Archaeology of Palestine Mourning a Dream

Ghada Ziadeh-Seely

in Selective Remembrances: Archaeology in the Construction, Commemoration, and Consecration of National Pasts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226450582
eISBN:
9780226450643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226450643.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter focuses on the unsuccessful attempt to create an archaeology that is relevant to the national struggle of Palestinians without compromising professional integrity. It explains that the ... More


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