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 From Siberia to North America: Regionalists, Anthropologists, and Exiled Ethnographers

Andrei A. Znamenski

in The Beauty of the Primitive: Shamanism and Western Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172317
eISBN:
9780199785759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172317.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter outlines several sources of a later rise of popular interest in shamanism. The discussion starts on Siberian regionalist writers and ethnographers, who, in their attempt to shape and ... More


Out of the China Closet

J. Samaine Lockwood

in Archives of Desire: The Queer Historical Work of New England Regionalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625362
eISBN:
9781469625386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625362.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This chapter analyzes women's antique china collecting in late-nineteenth-century New England. It argues that china hunting guides represented the woman collector as bold and savvy while presenting ... More


The history and present of ‘Africa’s World War’

Marta Iñiguez de Heredia

in Everyday Resistance, Peacebuilding and State-Making: Insights from 'Africa's World War'

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526108760
eISBN:
9781526124203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526108760.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the case of ‘Africa’s World War’ in historical and regional perspective, identifying the different conflicting visions of order that coexist in the region, and giving the ... More


Mainstream parties and territorial dynamics in the UK, Spain, and India

Wilfried Swenden and Simon Toubeau

in Federal Dynamics: Continuity, Change, and the Varieties of Federalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652990
eISBN:
9780191747915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652990.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter investigates under what conditions mainstream parties accommodate the claims of regionalist parties and decentralise authority (both in form and in practice) in three multi-level states: ... More


Language Maps

Catherine Tatiana Dunlop

in Cartophilia: Maps and the Search for Identity in the French-German Borderland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226173023
eISBN:
9780226173160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226173160.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This chapter focuses on the persuasive power of language maps, a visual media first invented during the nineteenth century. Alsace and Lorraine’s historically strong connections to the ... More


Visualizing Strasbourg

Catherine Tatiana Dunlop

in Cartophilia: Maps and the Search for Identity in the French-German Borderland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226173023
eISBN:
9780226173160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226173160.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This chapter employs a number of visual sources to analyse the urban transformation of Strasbourg, the administrative and cultural capital of disputed Alsace-Lorraine. The kinds of visual evidence ... More


John McCrady’s “Southern Eccentric” Regionalism: “Negro Maskers” from the Mardi Gras Day Series of 1948

Mora J. Beauchamp-Byrd

in Walking Raddy: The Baby Dolls of New Orleans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817396
eISBN:
9781496817440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817396.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines a 1948 lithograph entitled Negro Maskers by New Orleans-based Southern Regionalist painter John McCrady (1911-1968), who produced the image for Mardi Gras Day, a book project ... More


A Quaint and Quixotic Group of Gentlemen: Nashville, Tennessee

Jennifer Ritterhouse

in Discovering the South: One Man's Travels through a Changing America in the 1930s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630946
eISBN:
9781469630960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630946.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins by contrasting Daniels's open-minded, documentary approach to his travels through the South with the staunch, conservative convictions of Nashville Agrarian Donald Davidson. The ... More


Introduction: Middle American Gothic and the Haunt of Home

Zachary Michael Jack

in The Haunt of Home: A Journey through America's Heartland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751790
eISBN:
9781501751813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751790.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the portrayals of Middle America. How can such a beating-heart section of the country, the very cradle of regionalism, psychically ground and ... More


Exhuming the Regionalist Body

Zachary Michael Jack

in The Haunt of Home: A Journey through America's Heartland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751790
eISBN:
9781501751813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751790.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter recounts the author's quest to find the memorial stone of the man who is arguably the Midwest's most forgotten regionalist poet: Jay Sigmund. As of his untimely passing in 1937 at the ... More


The Battle over Patents: History and Politics of Innovation

Stephen H. Haber and Naomi R. Lamoreaux (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197576151
eISBN:
9780197576199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197576151.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Do patents facilitate or frustrate innovation? Lawyers, economists, and politicians who have staked out strong positions in this debate often attempt to validate their claims by invoking the ... More


The Formation of the United Front (May 1996)

Sanjay Ruparelia

in Divided We Govern: Coalition Politics in Modern India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190264918
eISBN:
9780190492175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264918.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter explains the formation of the United Front, which came together to prevent the Bharatiya Janata Party from capturing national power, following the 1996 Indian general election. The ... More


How to Distinguish Populists from Non-Populists?

Takis S. Pappas

in Populism and Liberal Democracy: A Comparative and Theoretical Analysis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198837886
eISBN:
9780191874482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837886.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 2 discusses how to classify populist parties and clearly distinguish them from other types of parties they are often confused with. It begins by contrasting modern populism specifically with ... More


The Significance of the M. E. Bradford Affair

Keith Preston

in The Vanishing Tradition: Perspectives on American Conservatism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749858
eISBN:
9781501749872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749858.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyzes the precipitous downfall of Southern literary scholar M. E. Bradford, who in an explosive rebuke was refused the post of director of the National Endowment for the Humanities in ... More


The Unwanted Southern Conservatives

Boyd D. Cathey

in The Vanishing Tradition: Perspectives on American Conservatism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749858
eISBN:
9781501749872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749858.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter assesses Southern conservatism, its history, and its relationship to the American conservative movement. It particularly looks at the fate of Southern regionalists within a ... More


Opera Inside and Out

Katharine Ellis

in French Musical Life: Local Dynamics in the Century to World War II

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197600160
eISBN:
9780197600191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197600160.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In three main sections, the discussion takes the reader from standard municipal opera in town theaters to the new phenomenon of open-air opera that started fitfully in the late 1860s but which became ... More


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