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Published: 12 April 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393566-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9356-6
... — Part I — home and away Mapping Imperial Cultures — 1 — Rules of Thumb British History and ‘‘Imperial Culture’’ in Nineteenth-Century and Twentieth-Century Britain I cannot help thinking that in discussions of this...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-035
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...A Century of Wrong Francis William Reitz Francis William Reitz’s (1844–1934) remarkable career included serving in the Cape Colony parliament, as president of the Orange Free State, and as secretary of state of the South African Republic (Transvaal) during the South African War (1899...
... codA Recording Culture in the Twenty- First Century On the first weekend of July 2006 I attended the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Wacipi in Sisseton, South Dakota. I was back on the northern Plains for a summer to stay with friends and catch up on recent developments in the...
Published: 30 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395034-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9503-4
... chapter three The Turn of the Century A Belle Époque? Marie Lepioufle was born in an inland village of the Morbi- [ han in 1890, the fourth of six children...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396703-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9670-3
... Failing the Future; or, How to Commit National 8 Suicide at the End of the Twentieth Century "You can't escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today." - Abraham Lincoln. i. On 19 April 1996, I flew back to Tucson, Arizona, from...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397007-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9700-7
... 9. Native American Literature and Nineteenth-Century Nationalisms Of course, William Apess overstated the case when he implied that Indians simply wanted what Euro-Americans wanted, to be taken seriously as American citizens. In fact, many Indians wished instead to be...
Published: 29 April 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384656-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8465-6
...2. Simians, Savages, Skulls, and Sex Science and Colonial Militarism in Nineteenth-Century South Africa Zine Magubane In a provocative turn of phrase, Frederick Cooper and Ann Stoler (1997: 5) have christened the colonies ‘‘laboratories of modernity The image of a laboratory is...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384038-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8403-8
... 1 : SECOND THOUGHTS: AMERICANS’ VIEWS ON THE DEATH PENALTY AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY Samuel R. Gross & Phoebe C. Ellsworth American public opinion on the death penalty has turned a corner. From the early 1980s through the...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398011-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9801-1
... chapter six Pagings and Postings: Historical Imperatives of the Late Century The 1980s were years of plurality, reexaminations, affirmations, perplex• ities, and world awareness in Brazilian lyric. The decade was marked by the political transition (from...
Published: 03 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394075-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9407-5
... ∞≤ Helen H. Jun Black Orientalism Nineteenth-Century Narratives of Race and U.S. Citizenship But now observe the practical superiority of slavery over Chinese immigration, as an impelling force for good. Slavery compelled the heathen to give up idolatry, and they did it. The...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394051-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9405-1
...Anuradhapura: Fifth-Century Observations by a Chinese Buddhist Monk Fa-Hien Fa-Hien, Hsuan Tsang, and I Tsing, three Chinese Buddhist monastic pilgrims who traveled extensively throughout South and Southeast Asia between the fifth and seventh centuries CE, left detailed...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394051-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9405-1
...Visions from the Mid-Sixteenth Century: The Economist, the Viceroy, and the Missionary António Pessoa, Dom Afonso de Noronha, and Fr. Manuel de Morais By the mid-sixteenth century, the Portuguese were already heavily involved in Sri Lanka and, consequently, texts and visual...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394051-031
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9405-1
...The Catholics’ Last Sigh: Oratorian Missionaries in Eighteenth-Century Kandy M. da Costa Nunes Catholic missionaries returned to Sri Lanka and settled there roughly three decades after the fall of Jaffna (1658). The Oratorians, who had been operating in Goa since 1682, produced...
Published: 26 August 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389347-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8934-7
... NINETEENTH CENTURY industrial change and work in pittsburgh G In the late nineteenth century and early twentieth, a lively debate sprang up in the pages of the national press, centering on a thorny issue: the proper nickname for the city of Pittsburgh...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392590-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9259-0
... IMPERIAL ENCOUNTERS AT HOME Women, Empire, and the Home Mission Project in Late Nineteenth-Century America Derek Chang oanna Moore abandoned her dream of becoming a foreign missionary Jin 1855. Just three years earlier, Moore, a...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387657-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8765-7
... x ∑ god Mysticism and Radicalism at the End of the Nineteenth Century At the end of the nineteenth century numerous...
Published: 13 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387664-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8766-4
... 1 ∂ Nineteenth-Century Formulations of Masculinity and Realism: The Body of Edwin Forrest On the evening of May 10, 1849, American art came into its own through an act of masculine bravado and violence. Outside the Astor Place Opera House in New York City, 31 bystanders were left...
Published: 24 November 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382478-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8247-8
...Robert F. Reid-Pharr Tearing the Goat's Flesh: Homosexuality, Abjection, and the Production ofa Late-Twentieth-Century Black Masculinity Thou shalt not seethe a kid in his mother's milk.-Exodus 23:19 Chivo que rompe tambor con su pellejo paga.-Abakua proverb. iana Fuss has...
Published: 24 November 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382478-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8247-8
...Melissa Solomon The Female World of Exorcism and Displacement (Or, Relations between Women in Henry James's Nineteenth-Century The Portrait ofa Lady) hen Henry James introduces the sophisticated and mesmer• izingly intense Madame Merle to a likewise beautiful but W...
Published: 26 March 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382577-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8257-7
... 2 • Fables of Power: The Sixteenth Century o wretch that thy fortunes should moralize Esops fables, and make tales, prophesies. Thou'art the swimming dog whom shadows cosened, And div'st, neare drowning, for what's vanished. -John Donne: Satire 5 liJl he history of the fable in...