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Published: 10 June 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378884-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7888-4
... Chapter 2 transoceanic new york, city of rivers September 2009 was the four hundredth anniversary of the sight- ing of Manhattan by the British expeditionist and employee of the Dutch East India Company, Henry Hudson.1...
Published: 11 August 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395737-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9573-7
... ChAptER 6 New York citY From oroonoko And jonkonnu to jim crow After Richard III was slain on stage at the Bowery Theatre on the night of November 25, 1832, he did not, evidently, rise from the dead to...
Published: 16 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393900-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9390-0
...Chapter 3 Desencontrando la dominicanidad in New York City Sólo la cultura salva a los pueblos.—Pedro Henríquez Ureña Ser cultos para ser libres.—José Martí Para volver al progreso tenemos que llegar de manos de la cultura. —Leonel Fernández : : : I discovered these three...
Published: 21 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392705-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9270-5
... SOUTHERN MUSICIANS AND 4 THE LURE OF NEW YORK CITY Representing the South from Coon Songs to the Blues In 1907, as the folklorist John Lomax collected material for...
Published: 21 November 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390282-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9028-2
... Chapter 4. ​“They Are Taken into Account for Their Opinions” Making Community and Displaying Identity at a Dominican Beauty Shop in New York City Use to be Ya could learn a whole lot of stuff Sitting in them...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396031-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9603-1
... CHARLES B. RAY Black Churches in New York City, 1840 Charles B. Ray was born in Falmouth, Massachusetts, in 1807 and attended local schools and academies. In the early 1830S he attempted to enroll at Wesleyan Univer• sity in Middletown, Connecticut...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391319-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9131-9
...Nancy Raquel Mirabal Melba Alvarado, El Club Cubano Inter-Americano, and the Creation of Afro-Cubanidades in New York City Melba Alvarado was born on August 15, 1919, in Oriente, Cuba. She left for New York City at the age of fifteen and has lived there ever since. She has...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391319-035
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9131-9
...Marta Moreno Vega The Yoruba Orisha Tradition Comes to New York City In 1955, there were approximately twenty-five people in New York City who were believers in the Orisha tradition.1 The founding member of the Orisha tradition in New York City was Babalawo Pancho Mora (Yoruba...
Published: 01 February 2013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9554-6
... Part iii black Radical new yoRk city Sensational Counter- Sensationalisms 5 BLack raDicaLs struggLe over mass cuLture Here, on the eve of the celebration of the Nation’s birthday of freedom and equality, the white people, who are denouncing the Germans as Huns...
Published: 26 April 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399728-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9972-8
...Tamar Barzel Chapter 7 Subsidy, Advocacy, Theory Experimental Music in the Academy, in New York City, and Beyond “New music,” “avant-­garde jazz,” “indie music...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377665
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7766-5
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
.... • 20 • Bookstores of New York It would be per­for­mance art—a­ bit like doing brownface, except not. The idea thrilled him as soon as it was proposed by his editors. He was to go to a few bookstores in New York City and ask: “Where is your ‘White literature’ section...
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389811-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8981-1
... Nineteenth-Century New York City’s Complicity with Slavery Documenting the Case for Reparations alan singer Introduction The New York State Human Rights curriculum is supposed to include guide- lines and material for teaching about the European Holocaust, the Great Irish...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... This chapter is a report on the lives of immigrant taxi-drivers in New York City. The immediate occasion for this essay was a brutal assault on a NYC taxi-driver by a man who had served in the U.S. Army in Afghanistan. The essay was also a contribution to the debate around the so-called Ground...
Published: 30 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384892-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8489-2
... 7 Syncopated City: New York in Musical Film (1929–1961) What belongs to a metropolis? Anything amusing, surprising, exciting, sensational, intensified stimulation, temptation renewed daily...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... pro” on the classifieds site to support her argument that not all who sold sex online were victims of trafficking or controlled by a pimp. After publishing this article without pseudonym or apology, she was swiftly removed from her current position as a classroom teacher for the New York City...
Published: 08 May 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391920-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9192-0
... form of social dance event that has been popular among the Mexican migrant and immigrant communities in New York City and nearby northern New Jersey for nearly two decades. It has an even longer history in Mexico City barrios and in the towns and villages of Puebla, from where the majority of...
Published: 10 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388067-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8806-7
... rage among fashion- conscious New Yorkers (ibid.:85). A little over a hundred years later, in the summer of 1999, as I walked down 3 New Guinea–New York Madison Avenue in New York City, I was stopped dead in my tracks by the ash’’ of...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398387-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9838-7
... fiction: Ellis Loring, who came to replace David as her intellectual adviser and critic; John Hopper, the twenty-six-year-old son of her Quaker host, Isaac T. Hopper, and her chief escort in the rambles through the city retraced in "Letters from New-York"; and later Ole Bull, the Norwegian violinist...
Published: 16 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386100-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8610-0
... and the dismantling of legalized segregation in tax-supported institutions. New York o√ers a fascinating example. On 24 December 1954 the New York City Board of Education issued a response to the Supreme Court decision, noting: ‘‘the board is determined to accept the challenge implicit in the...