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Series: Duke Press Policy Studies
Published: 01 January 1985
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399001-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9900-1
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375852-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7585-2
... This essays grapples with the Caribbean basin as a multicultural and cosmopolitan geo-political entity. Locating the Caribbean within and against discourses of European Enlightenment modernity, the essay looks to put forth a cosmo-political ethics of reading that troubles contemporary...
Published: 12 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007463-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0746-3
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007524-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0752-4
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By Ulrich Oslender
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 25 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7440-4
... slavery palenques kinship rain forest river basins ...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374404-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7440-4
... river basins (settlement patterns, landownership, kinship ties, and transport). These contexts for social interaction are further channeled through the “logic of the river.” This notion frames the flow of life in the Pacific lowlands and the specific forms of spatial mobility organized around river...
Published: 08 June 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375432-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7543-2
... examples of Vologda’s once rich ensemble of wooden houses. The Savior-Prilutsky Monastery on the Vologda River is an example of contemporary restoration and church revival. To the northeast along the Sukhona River Basin are numerous towns and villages that comprise one of the densest concentrations...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374404-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7440-4
... inhabitants, and considers local processes of mobilization that led from the building of palenques along river basins to the constitution of community councils. In particular it explores the role that leadership and previous organizational experience play in these processes as important resources...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375869-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
... of modern mining that branded their practices as more socially and environmentally responsible than those of earlier operations. Meanwhile, critics of the Yanacocha Mining Company argued that mining operations (typically located at the headwaters of the river basin) reduce the quantity and quality of water...
Published: 08 June 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375432-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7543-2
... The final chapter focuses on the basin of the Northern Dvina River, which originates from a confluence of the Sukhona and Yug Rivers at Veliky Ustiug. One of the most important sites is the small town of Solvychegodsk, once the center of commercial operations for the Stroganov dynasty. After...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374404-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7440-4
... This chapter examines the ways in which the aquatic space is reflected in a new political context. In particular it shows how this space has been mobilized in the formation of community councils along river basins. The river remains a key resource, both materially and symbolically, as it forms...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 04 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024538-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2453-8
... The chapter recounts fieldwork at the Hinsdale Wave Laboratory at Oregon State University, home of the world's largest tsunami simulation basin. It is concerned with what wave science looks like in the lab as scientists make scaled-down replicas of real-world waves. Wave tanks, using water...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374305-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7430-5
... plantations worked by enslaved laborers onto lands taken from native peoples and, in Texas, from Mexico. Amid wars after 1808, new industries rose in the Northeast, depending on southern cotton while competing with British industries. Meanwhile, farmers pushed across the Mississippi basin, raising staples...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-043
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
.... The alternative proposal was a connection with the Atlantic, through the River Plate and Amazon River basins, which would unite the eastern and western parts of the country. This foundational text later resurfaced as a reference for lowland groups seeking regional autonomy, especially the Camba Nation movement...
Published: 09 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
... of the Yanacocha Mining Company argued that mining operations (typically located at the headwaters of the river basin) reduce the quantity and quality of water available to communities downstream. The chapter focuses on a participatory water monitoring program to show how various actors used the language and tools...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7430-5
... and, in Texas, from Mexico. Amid wars after 1808, new industries rose in the Northeast, depending on southern cotton while competing with British industries. Meanwhile, farmers pushed across the Mississippi basin, raising staples to feed northeastern cities, southern plantations, and European peoples. New...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7430-5
... the Mississippi basin, raising staples to feed northeastern cities, southern plantations, and European peoples. New dynamism came with rising contradictions; expansions of slavery challenged republican ideals and disrupted sectional political balances. War with Mexico in the 1840s deepened conflicts, culminating...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... the River Plate and Amazon River basins, which would unite the eastern and western parts of the country. This foundational text later resurfaced as a reference for lowland groups seeking regional autonomy, especially the Camba Nation movement from Santa Cruz in 2001 (see part 11). In the late...