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Epilogue: Embodied Infrastructure and Generative Imperfection

Adrienne J. Cohen

in Infinite Repertoire: On Dance and Urban Possibility in Postsocialist Guinea

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226762845
eISBN:
9780226781167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226781167.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The epilogue revisits the themes of aesthetic/affecting politics and semiotic resourcefulness to reveal how dance in Guinea has maintained transformative potency across dramatic political-economic ... More


Saved at the Seawall: Stories from the September 11 Boat Lift

Jessica DuLong

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501759123
eISBN:
9781501759130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759123.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is the definitive history of the largest ever waterborne evacuation. The book reveals the dramatic story of how the New York Harbor maritime community heroically delivered stranded ... More


Epilogue

Jessica DuLong

in Saved at the Seawall: Stories from the September 11 Boat Lift

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501759123
eISBN:
9781501759130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759123.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This epilogue reflects on how the classic 9/11 hero narrative seemed rooted in some arbitrary separation between those who help and those who do not. It seemed to hinge on some diminishment of our ... More


Real American Ethics

Albert Borgmann

in Real American Ethics: Taking Responsibility for Our Country

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226066349
eISBN:
9780226066356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226066356.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter discusses the scope and coherence of American ethics, obstacles in the path of excellence, and the reality of moral standards. It presents reasons why there is a need for American ... More


Tactics of the Foot Soldier: The Arts and Antics of Le Système D

Libby Murphy

in The Art of Survival: France and the Great War Picaresque

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217513
eISBN:
9780300225006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217513.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter develops the French wartime concept of Le Système D as an imaginative framework for finding stability amid the chaos of war. Le Système D provided an overarching narrative framework ... More


Clandestine Pursuits: Public Defiance of the Rules

Rebecca Yamin and Donna J. Seifert

in The Archaeology of Prostitution and Clandestine Pursuits

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056456
eISBN:
9780813058252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056456.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Prostitution and the reasons for turning to it are contrasted with other clandestine activities done for other reasons. The chapter is organized around several subjects: resistance in the nineteenth ... More


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