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Published: 30 May 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391814-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9181-4
... chapter 2 The Flawed Promise of the High-Modernist City City Building at the Apex of Apartheid Rule [Johannesburg] is dynamic and vigorous and brash and it has no...
Published: 04 March 2004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8562-2
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382508-078
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8250-8
... LXXVII About how Soto and Gabriel de Rojas arrived in Cuzco, and how Pizarro left that city and the things that he did until he descended to the plains after abandoning the city ofJauja After Pizarro divided the great...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382508-084
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8250-8
... LXXXIII About how Don Francisco Pizarro returned to the City of the Kings, then left to go to the city ofCuzco when he learned ofthe things that were happening there Pizarro yearned for his brother to come back from Spain. He spent the time...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397212-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9721-2
... MELISSA STEWART Roads of "Exquisite Mysterious Muck": The Magical Journey through the City in William Kennedy's Ironweed, John Cheever's "The Enormous Radio," and Donald Barthelme's "City Life" In order to define magical...
Published: 17 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003328-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0332-8
Published: 05 September 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380719
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8071-9
Published: 27 April 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372097
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7209-7
Published: 03 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002123-026
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0212-3
Published: 10 June 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378884-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7888-4
... Chapter 1 water ecology, island city In a map of Manhattan published in 1865, lovingly etched with fine lines and exacting details, the viewer discovers a scenario of a shel- tered island filled with rivulets, forests...
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: 10 June 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378884-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7888-4
... Chapter 8 marathon city, biking boroughs There is something inexplicably impressive about the sight of a densely packed, winding column of bodies disappearing into the horizon on either end of First Avenue, in Manhattan...
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 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395072-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9507-2
...chapter FIFteen Beyond Resistance Raising Utopias from the Dead in Mexico City and Oaxaca Matthew gutMann Is radical transformation no longer imaginable, or is it the fantasy of human control over human destiny that has vanished? —Wendy Brown, Edgework In my earlier writing...
Published: 21 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395553-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9555-3
... Two Humberto Félix Berumen Snapshots from and about a City Named Tijuana On the Discourses That Made Tijuana an Unmistakable Icon ver the course of the years, what are the discourses that have built Othe contemporary perception...
Published: 21 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395553-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9555-3
... Eigh teen Tarek Elhaik Borderline Ghosts From Touch of Evil to Maquilapolis: City of Factories I assemble fi lters. I assemble electrical components. I assemble oxygen masks. I place rings in the machine. I tape electronic pieces. I...
Published: 21 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395553-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9555-3
... Nineteen Josh Kun The Kidnapped City he fi nger arrived in the mail next to the gas bill and the grocery Tstore coupons, bubble- wrapped in a sealed envelope with no re- turn address. By then, Luis had already been gone for two months...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396321-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9632-1
... Islamic Modernities? Citizenship, Civil Society, and Islamism in a Nigerian City Michael Watts Perhaps the feeling that secular beliqs are rationally superior to religious ones is based on the beliifthat religious convictions are more rigid. But there is no decisive evidencefor...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396321-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9632-1
...Part Two . Cities and Transnational Formations Whose City Is It? Globalization and the Fonnation of New Claims Saskia Sassen The organizing theme in this essay is that place is central to many of the circuits through which economic globalization is constituted. One strate• gic type...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396987-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9698-7
... 2 National Honor, the Family, and the Construction of the Marvelous City urn-of-the-century jurists were not alone in their belief that pro• T tecting family honor was crucial to the defense of civilization and the construction of a modern...