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Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396031-033
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9603-1
... AFRICAN AMERICAN CATHOLICS The First African American Catholic Congress, 1889 The federal census for 1890 reported approximately one hundred thousand African American Catholics. A year earlier-in January 1889...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373865-106
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7386-5
...Latin American Ex-Presidents Push to Reorient the War on Drugs Latin American Commission on Drugs and Democracy By the twenty-first century not only peasant cultivators and human rights activists but also former presidents and former ministers of defense around the Americas were...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373865-086
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7386-5
...How Many People Were Massacred in 1928? Telegrams, American Legation in Bogotá and Consul in Santa Marta In Gabriel García Márquez’s famous novel One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967), North Americans begin exporting bananas from the fictional town of Macondo, set near the novelist’s...
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-100
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
...The Whole World Was Watching: The 1988 Plebiscite The Observer Group of the Latin American Studies Association In a historic plebiscite held October 5, 1988, Chileans were asked to vote “Yes” or “No” on an eight-year extension of Pinochet’s rule. In a climate of increasing anxiety as...
Published: 11 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390626-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9062-6
...CHAPTER 5 American Men, American Oil, American Arms With the failure of the Nationalist attack on Madrid in late 1936, the Span- ish Civil War descended into a war of attrition. For many of the leaders involved, this was quite satisfactory. Franco recognized the merits of a pro- tracted...
Published: 10 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376132-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7613-2
... | 1850s–1870s | chapter 4 Eagles of American Democracy The Flowering of American Republican Modernity n 1860 El Ferrocarril of Chile complained of Europeans’ continued asser- Itions of dominance and superior civilization (and many...
Published: 26 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389996-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8999-6
... 2 From the Gilded Age to the Progressive Era: The Struggle for Control in the Euro-American and South American Communication Markets, 1870–1905 The most popular outlet now for commercial enterprise is to be found...
Published: 30 June 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385776-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8577-6
...In modern life the movies are what most other forms of art have ceased to be, not an adornment but a necessity. —erwin panofsky, ‘‘Style and Medium in the Motion Pictures’’ LOIS PARKINSON ZAMORA American Films/American Fantasies...
Published: 30 June 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385776-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8577-6
... EARL FITZ William Faulkner, James Agee, and Brazil: The American South in Latin American Literature’s ‘‘Other’’ Tradition he U.S. South has long been linked to Bra- zilian literature...
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380474-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8047-4
... CHAPTER TWO On May 28,1996, five or six thousand AMERICAN STUDIES, people gathered on the New Haven AMERICAN POLITICS, Green, across from Yale’s Old Cam- & THE REINVENTION pus, the site of the university’s com- OF CLASS...
Published: 04 June 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381174-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8117-4
...Part IV features an eclectic array of creative writing ex- pressing Afro Asian interaction ranging from the personal to the political. The veteran African American poets Everett Hoagland and Kalamu Ya Salaam o√er unique testaments to radical Asian politics and honor the Bandung legacy and...
Published: 13 August 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381259-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8125-9
... (Re)Viewing an Asian American Diaspora: Multiculturalism, Interculturalism, and the Northwest Asian American Theatre karen shimakawa Two signal events that are often held to have catalyzed the formation and development of Asian...
Published: 12 November 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380986-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8098-6
...Sounding the American Heart: Cultural Politics, Country Music, and Contemporary American Film BARBARACHING ‘‘When you hear twin fiddles and a steel guitar, you’re listening to the sound of the American heart sings a young boy’s faltering voice in the opening frame of Christopher Cain’s...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... archipelagic American studies emerges as a study of the archipelagic Americas’ interlinked cultures, a project dedicated to tracing the interrelations and overlaps of a broadly construed America and the larger archipelago of islands that spans the planet. The introduction further traces key features of a...
... DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF WILLIAM J. SEYMOUR 343 MEXICAN- MERICAN AND­A NATIVE- ­AMERICAN TESTIMONIES INTRODUCTION Although twenty nationalities attended Azusa, most scholars have focused on the revival’s black-white origins. Mexican Americans and...
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384199-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8419-9
... The International within the National american studies and asian american critique Lisa Lowe All too often, the periodization of immigration to the United States schemat- ically presumes Anglo-European immigration as the nation’s originary past...
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384199-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8419-9
... American Studies, American Politics, and the Reinvention of Class Paul Lauter On May 28, 1996, five or six thousand people gathered on the New Haven Green, across from Yale’s Old Campus, the site of the university’s com- mencement exercises...
Published: 14 November 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384243-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8424-3
... CHAPTER 1 ‘‘I should be—American Abjection and the Asian (American) Body F You are here like a mystery I’m from a world that’s so diff ’rent from all that you are...
Published: 28 September 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388401-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8840-1
... chapter nine Lone Wolf and Du Bois for a New Century Intersections of Native American and African American Literatures robert warrior Though no intellectual monument so...
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389811-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8981-1
... What’s Next? Japanese American Redress and African American Reparations eric k. yamamoto In 1991 the Office of Redress Administration presented the first reparations check to the oldest Hawai’i survivor of the Japanese American internment camps. I attended the stately ceremony. The...