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Published: 16 September 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388661-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8866-1
Published: 08 October 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376149-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7614-9
Published: 08 October 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376149-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7614-9
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012818-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1281-8
...), the English rapidly turned their attention to the whales that abounded along the New England and Canadian coast, soon after establishing permanent settlements in North America. With land har- vests still scarce and unreliable, whaling offered immediate and de- pendable profitability. Drift whales...
Published: 26 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012481-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1248-1
...Reindeer and Woolly Mammoths THE IMPERIAL TRANSIT OF FROZEN MEAT FROM THE NORTH AMERICAN ARCTIC eating frozen flesh: woolly mammoths, reindeer, and the explorers club annual dinners Frozen foods is fundamentally an American industry, indigenous to this country and spurred by American ingenuity. E...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-029
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
...). Courtesy of the Roorda/Doyle Collection. Basque Whaling in the North Atlantic Ocean 125 Basque whaling on the Canadian grounds continued until the end of the 17th century. Little information is available for whaling operations in the north- eastern North Atlantic, since most of the capital invested came...
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012344-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1234-4
...chaPTer TWelve Writing and Beyond in Indigenous North Amer i ca: The Occom Network Ivy schWeITzer on 25 augusT 1773, four years after the founding of Dartmouth College in the wilderness of northern New England, the trustees voted to create an offi- cial seal (figure 12.1). The minutes for that...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374527-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7452-7
Published: 18 June 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7560-9
... who has the privilege of international travel. The prologue describes how a guide on a Japanese commercial bus tour in the Canadian Rockies introduced tourists to the National Park’s conservation efforts and stimulated their fascination with the magnificent nature. Here, ironically, cultural...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009122-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0912-2
...Five Experimental and Improvised Norths The Sonic Geographies of Tanya Tagaq s Collaborations with Derek Charke and the Kronos Quartet Kate galloway With Canadian composer Derek Charke and the innovative American new- music ensemble the Kronos Quartet, experimental throat singer Tanya Tagaq has...
Published: 24 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373292-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7329-2
... This chapter details the interpretation in Japan of one of the ur-texts of media theory in North America and (Western) Europe, Marshall McLuhan’s Understanding Media . McLuhan’s work also possesses canonical status in Japan, where the term media-ron (“media theory”) emerges around the...
Published: 13 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394815-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9481-5
... workforce, and that many would remain in the working class, the experts stressed the importance of aspiring to upward social mobility and expected to see it in the 100 Franca Iacovetta next generation. In this regard, the Canadian middle class, as represented by the gatekeepers, promoted a North American...
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... women who don’t. The chapter focuses on improvised solos in taiko , the contemporary tradition of Japanese drumming now firmly established in North America. Asian Americans literally play themselves into visibility and audibility through taiko, but musical mastery, skill, and authority are always...
Published: 18 September 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1252-8
... American to refer to people of the United States, rather than to all peoples of the Amer i cas, is under question. However, in a book that is in part about US imperialism, avoiding American is difficult. At times I use the term for ease of reference. North American unduly interpellates Canadians...
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021360-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2136-0
... Canada s role exclusively as a settler colony in North Amer- ica does not adequately address its various colonial trajectories. Hudson s work on the Canadian banking system and its exploitation of the Carib- bean region reminds us that Canadian colonialism has meant more than the occupation of North...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-027
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... find out what happened to the Franklin Expedition came to grief over the decades. Finally, in 2014, a Canadian search team located Franklin s hms Erebus in the Queen Maud Gulf near O Reilly Island. Two years later, another expedition from Canada found his hms Terror near King William Island, on the bot...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... of the Burgess Shale in the Canadian Rockies, which is 500 million years old, revealed the bizarre and abundant life forms that once existed in the vast waters of the Cam- brian Period. Since the evolutionary surge reflected in the fossil record of the Burgess Shale, there have been five massive...
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By Rinaldo Walcott
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021360-020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2136-0
... studies name its present and its future, and what is at stake for Black life- forms in the context of a Black studies and its resultant products that ap- pear to travel only as texts? Can we have a Black studies without a name? In other words, what is the future of a North American and global Black...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009269-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0926-9
... and organizers in the 1980s and 1990s, including gay men and feminists.2 In the Canadian context, a federally funded research proj ect led by Alexis Shotwell and Gary Kins- man provides ample documentation of aids history, with a focus on activists in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Halifax, and Vancouver...
Published: 24 July 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1222-1
... headaches along the way! We are grateful for funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Re- search (cihr) grant #eog-126976 ( Health Diplomacy at a Crossroads: Social Justice Oriented South South Cooperation in a Time of Global Change and from the Department of Social Medicine, the Simmons Scholars...