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Problems of Spatial Practice

Zephyr L. Frank

in Reading Rio De Janeiro: Literature and Society in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804757447
eISBN:
9780804797306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757447.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter reads nineteenth-century novels set in Rio de Janeiro in terms of spatial practices. Through a combination of close and distant reading, novels are shown to contain detailed scripts ... More


Doing space and star power: Foucault, exclusion–inclusion and the spatial history of social policy

Chris Philo

in Towards a Spatial Social Policy: Bridging the Gap Between Geography and Social Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447337904
eISBN:
9781447337959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337904.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses Michel Foucault, the celebrated French intellectual, as a spatial historian of social policy: as someone who, in critical and scholarly veins, consistently probed ideas and ... More


Reading Rio De Janeiro: Literature and Society in the Nineteenth Century

Zephyr Frank

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804757447
eISBN:
9780804797306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757447.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book explores the history and culture of nineteenth-century Rio de Janeiro through the genre of the Bildungsroman read against a background of social history and economic data.


Sentimental Educations

Zephyr L. Frank

in Reading Rio De Janeiro: Literature and Society in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804757447
eISBN:
9780804797306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757447.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter develops an interpretation of the problem of the individual and his or her integration into society. Building upon the foundation laid in the first three chapters, this analysis engages ... More


Andaman Islanders and Polar Eskimos:emergent ethnographic subjects c.1900: Radcliffe-Brown Lecture in Social Anthropology read 24 October 2012 by

Kirsten Hastrup

in British Academy Lectures 2012-13: Published in the online Journal of the British Academy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265666
eISBN:
9780191771927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265666.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In this lecture the focus is on A.R. Radcliffe-Brown’s ethnographic work, notably his fieldwork in the Andaman Islands in 1906–8. About the same time, the Danish ethnographer Knud Rasmussen studied ... More


O Coruja

Zephyr L. Frank

in Reading Rio De Janeiro: Literature and Society in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804757447
eISBN:
9780804797306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757447.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyzes the novel O Coruja, by Aluísio Azevedo. A more obscure novel than those discussed in the first two chapters, this work by Azevedo is also read in both literary and social ... More


Criticality: The Urgency of Drawing and Tracing

Matthew W. Wilson

in New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698523
eISBN:
9781452958866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698523.003.0002
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Criticality traces the origin stories of critical mapping while attempting to forward a renewed agenda that sidesteps the baggage of the word ‘critical’. It proposes that the heart of this agenda is ... More


A Wandering State

Paul Carter

in The Road to Botany Bay: An Exploration of Landscape and History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669974
eISBN:
9781452946900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669974.003.0011
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter considers the historical significance of Australia’s earlier inhabitants, the Aborigines. The First Fleet journalists had a tendency to treat the Aborigines like convicts, which suggests ... More


Sonhos d’ouro

Zephyr L. Frank

in Reading Rio De Janeiro: Literature and Society in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804757447
eISBN:
9780804797306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757447.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes and analyzes the novel Sonhos d’Ouro, by José de Alencar. Drawing on literary and social history, the chapter explores the characters and settings in this important novel in ... More


Memórias Póstumas De Brás Cubas

Zephyr L. Frank

in Reading Rio De Janeiro: Literature and Society in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804757447
eISBN:
9780804797306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757447.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the novel Memórias Póstumas de Brás Cubas, by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, from literary and historical perspectives. This reading of the novel, long considered a masterpiece ... More


Marriage and Money

Zephyr L. Frank

in Reading Rio De Janeiro: Literature and Society in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804757447
eISBN:
9780804797306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757447.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the way marriage and money intersected in nineteenth-century Rio de Janeiro as depicted in novels and against a backdrop of social historical data. Using parish records and ... More


But Do You Actually Do GIS?

Matthew W. Wilson

in New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698523
eISBN:
9781452958866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698523.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

But Do You Actually Do GIS? is the introductory chapter, which sets the stage for the interventions--the five factures--of chapters 2 through 6. Importantly, this chapter suggests that the relatively ... More


The Road to Botany Bay

Paul Carter

in The Road to Botany Bay: An Exploration of Landscape and History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669974
eISBN:
9781452946900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669974.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter considers history as told by the First Fleet chroniclers: Phillip, Tench, Collins, Hunter, and White. It suggests a reflective return to Botany Bay and a spatial interpretation of the ... More


From Missions to TownsAmazonian Settlements in an Era of Reform

Heather F. Roller

in Amazonian Routes: Indigenous Mobility and Colonial Communities in Northern Brazil

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804787086
eISBN:
9780804792127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787086.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Historians have generally depicted the Amazon as a blank slate before the Pombaline reforms of the second half of the eighteenth century. One gets the impression from the literature that almost ... More


An Airy Barrier

Paul Carter

in The Road to Botany Bay: An Exploration of Landscape and History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669974
eISBN:
9781452946900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669974.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter illustrates a characteristic strategy of empirical history that suppresses historical accounts of Botany Bay—a strategy that a history of space is bound to resist. Here Botany Bay is a ... More


A Thorny Passage

Paul Carter

in The Road to Botany Bay: An Exploration of Landscape and History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669974
eISBN:
9781452946900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669974.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter first considers the return journey of travelers as opposed to the one they initially took going forward. The discussions then turn to travelers’ incorporation of their return journey ... More


Movement: Strange Concepts and the Essentially Subjective

Matthew W. Wilson

in New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698523
eISBN:
9781452958866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698523.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Movement takes up an issue that transcends digital and critical invocations of the map: time. This chapter explores the historical development of animated cartography through a Deleuzian and ... More


Attention: Memory Support and the Care of Community

Matthew W. Wilson

in New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698523
eISBN:
9781452958866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698523.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Attention draws forward these historical accounts to the present moment of fixation on digital media. This chapter argues that ignoring the rapid pace of mediatization is disastrous for a ... More


Introduction

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/9780226173160.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This chapter introduces readers to the topography of Alsace-Lorraine from the perspective of the migratory storks that fly over the region each year. It then introduces the concept of “cartophilia” ... More


Digitality: Origins, or the Stories We Tell Ourselves

Matthew W. Wilson

in New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698523
eISBN:
9781452958866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698523.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Digitality traces the origin stories of digital mapping while attempting to understand the rather artificial ways in which ethics and creative thought is considered separate from technical ... More


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