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Intellectuals: The Provincialism of a Literary World

Michael Allan

in In the Shadow of World Literature: Sites of Reading in Colonial Egypt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691167824
eISBN:
9781400881093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167824.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the provincialism of a literary world in early twentieth-century Egypt and France by focusing on two scenes of epistolary exchange: the letters exchanged between André Gide and ... More


Introduction: Medardo Rosso: An Origin Story

Sharon Hecker

in Moment's Monument: Medardo Rosso and the International Origins of Modern Sculpture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520294486
eISBN:
9780520967564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294486.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This introductory chapter discusses how nineteenth-century art, defined by the birth of the nation-state and nationalism, is teeming with transnational forms of circulation. Italian sculptor Medardo ... More


States Map Their Borders

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/9780226173160.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This chapter begins the book’s exploration of Alsace-Lorraine’s cartographic archive with a discussion of scientific survey maps. Scientific mapmaking constituted an important first step in the ... More


Tropical Assemblage: The Soviet Large Panel in Cuba

Hugo Palmarola and Pedro Ignacio Alonso

in Beyond Imported Magic: Essays on Science, Technology, and Society in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027458
eISBN:
9780262325509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027458.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Palmarola and Alonso examine the confluence of science, technology, and ideology in one of the largest social housing projects in Latin America, the large-concrete-panel housing projects in Cuba. The ... More


South Atlantic Crossings: Fingerprints, Science, and the State in Turn-of-the-Twentieth-Century Argentina

Julia Rodriguez

in Beyond Imported Magic: Essays on Science, Technology, and Society in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027458
eISBN:
9780262325509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027458.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Rodriguez details the historical development of the science of fingerprinting. The system for forensically filing and categorizing fingerprints to allow their easy retrieval for use in criminal cases ... More


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