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Why Media Distribution Matters: A Critical Interlude

Joshua A. Braun

in This Program Is Brought To You By...: Distributing Television News Online

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300197501
eISBN:
9780300216240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197501.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the potential of media distribution, and the balance of structure and agency enacted in different approaches to it, to inform our view of a wide array of major social and ... More


History of Language

Kerwin Lee IZlein

in Frontiers of Historical Imagination: Narrating the European Conquest of Native America, 1890-1990

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520204638
eISBN:
9780520924185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520204638.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on literary critics' thoughts about the American frontier narrative. Scholars such as Henry Nash and Perry Miller declared the nation's relation with nature as the key to its ... More


Exodus

Jennet Kirkpatrick

in The Virtues of Exit: On Resistance and Quitting Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635392
eISBN:
9781469635408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635392.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The concluding chapter uses the Exodus narrative to exemplify three main findings of the book. First, Exodus provides an early example of an attached exit. The Israelites leave Egypt, but they are ... More


Introduction

Mary Nyquist

in Arbitrary Rule: Slavery, Tyranny, and the Power of Life and Death

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226015538
eISBN:
9780226015675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226015675.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This book began as an exploration of the reasons why figurative, political slavery is written about so readily, with such intensity, rhetorical ingenuity, and, occasionally, theoretical rigor, in the ... More


Writers of the Winter Republic: Literature and Resistance in Park Chung Hee’s Korea

Youngju Ryu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839871
eISBN:
9780824868383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839871.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In 1975, a young high school teacher took the stage at a prayer meeting in a southwestern Korean city to recite a poem called “The Winter Republic.” The poem became an anthem against the military ... More


Resistant Exits: Political Exiles

Jennet Kirkpatrick

in The Virtues of Exit: On Resistance and Quitting Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635392
eISBN:
9781469635408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635392.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores a dilemma faced by some political activists operating in constrained political contexts. Should they stay or should they go? In authoritarian contexts, remaining in the country ... More


Palestinian Women and Politics in Israel

Suheir Abu Oksa Daoud

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033624
eISBN:
9780813039268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033624.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Though equal rights protection is written into Israeli law, women are underrepresented in the political arena. This is especially true in the case of Palestinian women—only two in the entire sixty ... More


Italian American Literary Radicalism

Marcella Bencivenni

in Italian Immigrant Radical Culture: The Idealism of the Sovversivi in the United States, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791035
eISBN:
9780814723180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791035.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter offers a reevaluation of the Left cultural tradition in Italian Americana, bringing attention to the role of literature and cultural traditions in the making of Italian immigrant radical ... More


The Fable of the Fourteen Points

Trygve Throntveit

in Power without Victory: Woodrow Wilson and the American Internationalist Experiment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226459875
eISBN:
9780226460079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226460079.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the “better policies” that the internationalist faith suggested which Woodrow Wilson outlined in his “Fourteen Points” address of January 8, 1918. Unfortunately, Wilson was so ... More


Introduction: Deleuze and New Technology

David Savat

in Deleuze and New Technology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633364
eISBN:
9780748652600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633364.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the relevance of Gilles Deleuze's philosophy for digital technology and biotechnology. The book is organised into two parts. ... More


The Intestines of the State: Youth, Violence, and Belated Histories in the Cameroon Grassfields

Nicolas Argenti

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226026114
eISBN:
9780226026138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226026138.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The young people of the Cameroon Grassfields have been subject to a long history of violence and political marginalization. For centuries the main victims of the slave trade, they became prime ... More


“All the West-Indian Weeds”: William Bartram's Travels and the Natural History of the Floridas

Christopher P. Iannini

in Fatal Revolutions: Natural History, West Indian Slavery, and the Routes of American Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835562
eISBN:
9781469601922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838181_iannini.10
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter analyzes William Bartram's Travels (1791) in the context of an outpouring of texts on the natural history of colonial Florida after the Seven Years' War, when Britain moved aggressively ... More


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