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The Hotel as Mise-en-Scène

David Brody

in Housekeeping By Design: Hotels and Labor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226389097
eISBN:
9780226389264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389264.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this vignette, Brody explores the notion that the hotel can be seen as a space for transformation and suspension of disbelief. He uses the example of the 1971 film Plaza Suite to illustrate this ... More


Transforming the Interstate Highways

Robert W. Poole Jr.

in Rethinking America's Highways: A 21st-Century Vision for Better Infrastructure

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226557571
eISBN:
9780226557601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226557601.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The first major implementation of highway utilities is proposed to be toll-financed reconstruction and modernization of the Interstates. Long-distance routes would be converted first, urban ones ... More


My Life in the FSM: Memories of a Freshman

Margot Adler

in The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222212
eISBN:
9780520928619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222212.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter elaborates on this chapter's author's experience as a student activist in the Free Speech Movement (FSM) at the University of California, Berkeley. It explains that joining the FSM was ... More


Gender Politics and the FSM: A Meditation on Women and Freedom of Speech

Bettina Aptheker

in The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222212
eISBN:
9780520928619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222212.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about the author's experience in learning about gender politics. It relates how she delivered her first speech on the top of the police car that had been dispatched to Sproul Plaza ... More


“Empty” Spaces and Public Places: A Microscopic View of Chan's Late Classic West Plaza

Cynthia Robin

in Chan: An Ancient Maya Farming Community

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039831
eISBN:
9780813043753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039831.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the West Plaza of the community center at the Maya farming community of Chan. The West Plaza was a key location for community-wide ritual and ceremonies and the largest open ... More


Final Considerations: Unearthing Early Colonial Campeche

Matthew Restall

in Natives, Europeans, and Africans in Colonial Campeche: History and Archaeology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034928
eISBN:
9780813039626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034928.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter provides a narrative account of colonial Campeche. By the end of colonial times Campeche had undeniably become a multiethnic city in which residents of various origins, occupations, and ... More


Maping Colonial Life in the Main Plaza of Campeche

Michel Antochiw

in Natives, Europeans, and Africans in Colonial Campeche: History and Archaeology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034928
eISBN:
9780813039626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034928.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter sheds light on the discovery of the early colonial church and relates this to its historical evolution. It focuses on the evolving Main Plaza with narratives on the colonial settlers of ... More


Dying in the Colonies: Death, Burial, and Mortuary Patterning in Campeche's Main Plaza

Vera Tiesler and Pilar Zabala

in Natives, Europeans, and Africans in Colonial Campeche: History and Archaeology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034928
eISBN:
9780813039626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034928.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter contributes a new perspective on colonial society and its different social and ethnic sectors through the lens of the funerary behavior observed in the churchyard of Campeche's main ... More


The Organizational Principles of Multiple-Mound Locales

A. Martin Byers

in Cahokia: A World Renewal Cult Heterarchy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029580
eISBN:
9780813039183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029580.003.0016
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter deals with the layout of the plaza-mound complexes making up Cahokia. There is an internal contradiction in George Milner's account (and by extension, in most if not all versions of the ... More


The Vertical Cityscape in São Paulo: The Influence of Modernism in Urban Design

Silvio Soares Macedo

in Contemporary Urbanism Brazil: Beyond Brasilia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032818
eISBN:
9780813039275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032818.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the influence of modernism in the urban design of the vertical cityscape of São Paulo, Brazil. It considers the isolated tower on a lot and the complex of towers in a block as ... More


Disappeared, Argentina

Jenny Edkins

in Missing: Persons and Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450297
eISBN:
9780801462795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450297.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines women's activism and activities concerning disappearances in Argentina. It shows that the political activism of women in Argentina was hugely influential not only in making the ... More


Securing the Foundation: The Chambers Firm in the Early 1970s

Richard A. Rosen and Joseph Mosnier

in Julius Chambers: A Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628547
eISBN:
9781469628561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628547.003.0013
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the growth and consolidation of the Chambers law firm in the first half of the 1970s. As the firm hired new lawyers, it maintained a roughly equal balance of white and black ... More


Inka Public Spaces, Palaces, and Temples

Ian Farrington

in Cusco: Urbanism and Archaeology in the Inka World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044330
eISBN:
9780813046327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044330.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The plan-seams run across the city from southwest to northeast and separate the residential plan-units. Each plan-seam includes a large plaza with an usnu complex for public ceremony and ... More


Comparisons and Urban Planning

Brett A. Houk, Marilyn A. Masson, Michael E. Smith, and John W. Janusek

in Ancient Maya Cities of the Eastern Lowlands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060637
eISBN:
9780813050973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060637.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter treats the cities covered by this book as a group to consider urban planning in the eastern lowlands. The discussion begins by rank ordering the cities in terms of size and then ... More


Gathering in the Late Woodland: Plazas and Gathering Places as Everyday Space

Casey R. Barrier and Megan C. Kassabaum

in Investigating the Ordinary: Everyday Matters in Southeast Archaeology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781683400219
eISBN:
9781683400578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400219.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

The practice of enclosing open spaces with earthen mounds begins in the Lower Mississippi Valley around 3500 B.C. As the earliest recognized monumentalized landscapes in Eastern North America, these ... More


Southern Belize

Brett A. Houk, Marilyn A. Masson, Michael E. Smith, and John W. Janusek

in Ancient Maya Cities of the Eastern Lowlands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060637
eISBN:
9780813050973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060637.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

More so than any other area of the eastern lowlands, southern Belize developed a distinctive regional tradition, influenced by its geographical isolation. The major sites in the region share common ... More


La Casa de Cultura: Norteño Institutions Transform Public Space

Sarah Lynn Lopez

in The Remittance Landscape: Spaces of Migration in Rural Mexico and Urban USA

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226105130
eISBN:
9780226202952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226202952.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how remittances have altered existing power structures in rural Mexico by introducing new resources for financing public infrastructure. In some cases, migrant renovations of ... More


Social Archaeology of Monumental Spaces at Moundville

Vernon James Knight Jr.

in Rethinking Moundville and Its Hinterland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061665
eISBN:
9780813051093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061665.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The spatial arrangement of Moundville’s mounds and plaza has been interpreted as a sociogram. In this chapter four models are compared and contrasted that interpret the sociogram as reflecting (a) ... More


US Foreign-Exchange-Market Intervention during the Volcker-Greenspan Era, 1981–1997

Michael D. Bordo, Owen F. Humpage, and Anna J. Schwartz

in Strained Relations: US Foreign-Exchange Operations and Monetary Policy in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226051482
eISBN:
9780226051512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226051512.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

During the Volcker-Greenspan chairmanships, the FOMC looked to rebuild the Federal Reserve’s credibility. As tight monetary and loose fiscal policies strengthened the dollar, US political pressures ... More


Excavations in the Oroncota Inka Complex

Sonia Alconini

in Southeast Inka Frontiers: Boundaries and Interactions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062914
eISBN:
9780813059631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062914.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 5 focuses on the excavations conducted in the main Oroncota Inka complex, also known as Inkarry within the frontier zone. After a brief discussion of Inka architectural styles, this chapter ... More


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