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Sombreros and Motorcycles in a Newer South: The Politics of Aesthetics in South Carolina's Tourism Industry

P. Nicole King

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032516
eISBN:
9781617032523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032516.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In 1949, Alan Schafer opened South of the Border, a beer stand located on bucolic farmland in Dillon County, South Carolina, near the border separating North and South Carolina. Even at its ... More


Spectacular Cities: Religion, Landscape, and the Dialectics of Globalization

Ipsita Chatterjee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199465132
eISBN:
9780199086825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465132.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Economic Sociology

Globalization is a much talked about subject in academic and non-academic circles; hence plenty has been written to understand it, describe it, and find conceptual tools to explain it. However, ... More


Creating a Style, 1946–1955

Brain Taves

in Hollywood Presents Jules Verne: The Father of Science Fiction on Screen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813161129
eISBN:
9780813165523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161129.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

With his emphasis on a factual background in his stories, Verne offered the first analysis, in fictional form, of the challenges of the scientific age, but his stories also were set in his own time, ... More


Swampland: Walt Disney Builds Paradise

Cher Krause Knight

in Power and Paradise in Walt Disney's World

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049120
eISBN:
9780813050218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049120.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 3 explores Walt Disney’s desire to create his own Garden of Eden while aligning this urge with examples of landscape tourism. Landscape tourism is when one visits a place where natural ... More


Mapping the Fantastic: Akshardham Temples in India

Ipsita Chatterjee

in Spectacular Cities: Religion, Landscape, and the Dialectics of Globalization

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199465132
eISBN:
9780199086825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465132.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Economic Sociology

A cognitive map is, as Jameson indicated, a postmodern subject’s representation of her place in the world. Alienation happens when the postmodern subject is no longer able to map her position. The ... More


Afterword: A Panorama of Muslim Civil Society in Miniature

Jeremy F. Walton

in Muslim Civil Society and the Politics of Religious Freedom in Turkey

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190658977
eISBN:
9780190659004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658977.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

By way of a conclusion, the book closes with an excursion to Miniatürk, a theme park in Istanbul that features miniature replicas of many of the city’s, nation’s, and empire’s most famous sites. It ... More


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