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Historiography in a Party Mode: Horea's Revolt and the Production of History

Katherine Verdery

in National Ideology Under Socialism: Identity and Cultural Politics in Ceausescu's Romania

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520072169
eISBN:
9780520917286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520072169.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses how “the past” was produced in Ceauşescu's Romania and how its production was intertwined with national ideology. Romanian history was produced through individual and ... More


Making Claims on the Past and the Future: Debt, Kinship, History, and the Temporality of Homeownership

Amy Starecheski

in Ours to Lose: When Squatters Became Homeowners in New York City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226399805
eISBN:
9780226400006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226400006.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Five examines how squatters made different kinds of claims on themselves, each other and their neighborhood as they became homeowners, with a focus on the temporality of homeownership. While ... More


Introduction

Lentz Carola

in Ethnicity and the Making of History in Northern Ghana

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624010
eISBN:
9780748652969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624010.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Far-reaching political, social, and cultural transformations have taken place since the end of the nineteenth century in North-Western Ghana, a region which in the pre-colonial period was neither ... More


Purity, adulteration and national economic decline

Ian Miller

in Reforming food in post-Famine Ireland: Medicine, science and improvement, 18451922

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719088865
eISBN:
9781781706909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088865.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the late nineteenth-century, steps were taken to tackle food adulteration in Ireland as the concept of purity to be upheld as a new safety standard. This activity coincided with the post-Famine ... More


Conclusion

Susannah Crowder

in Performing women: Gender, self, and representation in late-medieval Metz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526106407
eISBN:
9781526141989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106407.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Although the Catherines and Claude slowly passed from memory, their performances and those of the women around them continued to represent their interests. The book concludes with an integrated ... More


Ethnicity and the Making of History in Northern Ghana

Carola Lentz

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624010
eISBN:
9780748652969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624010.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book draws on two decades of research and provides a social and political history of North-Western Ghana. It traces the creation of new ethnic and territorial boundaries, categories and forms of ... More


: Memory and Earth in the Mississippi Valley

Conevery Bolton Valencius

in The Lost History of the New Madrid Earthquakes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226053899
eISBN:
9780226053929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226053929.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Sand blows remain visible around the New Madrid earthquake epicenters, but are so large and abundant that they become invisible, part of the unseen background of terrain. In the same way, the New ... More


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