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Published: 18 May 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386612-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8661-2
... public opinions and public spheres in late-nineteenth- century peru a multicolored web in a tattered cloth Nils Jacobsen In one of his sparkling essays on the history of the Peruvian press, Raúl Porras Barrenechea suggested how, in the...
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By Ted Gioia
Published: 23 March 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387688-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8768-8
...u chapter four Thread and Cloth Sweet mother, I cannot weave— Slender Aphrodite has overwhelmed me With longing for a boy...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387503-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8750-3
...CLOTH, TEXTILE, AND THE INCA EMPIRE John Murra Anthropologist John Murra has been a leading figure in Andean studies for four decades. He may be best known for coining the term ‘‘verticality’’ to describe how pre- Hispanic civilizations gained access to a maximum number of ecological oors...
Published: 28 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387985-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8798-5
... Chapter One CLOTH WOUNDS, OR WHEN QUEERS ARE MARTYRED TO CLOTHES DEBASEMENTS OF A FABRICATED SKIN Cloth and Skin Clothing is the problem from which I launch my book and my book’s specific aims: to scout debasement’s surprising values, to...
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-140
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
... Garment Workers’ Rights Clean Clothes Campaign In the 1980s a new industry developed in Bangladesh: ready-­made garments for ex- port overseas. Based on very cheap labor, the industry grew explosively. In 1983–84 the value of...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390862-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9086-2
...FIVE CLOTHES MAKE THE MAN I have a cousin, Baldemiro, and I don’t know how to categorize him, Who now wants to be a Senator, He can close the game, He’s a tourist, professional, Surgeon and good actor, Paid journalist, Everything he...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375722-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7572-2
...Two Clothes Make the Man Defining pornography is one big headache. One person's por• nography is another person's erotica, and one person's erotica can cause someone else to lose her lunch. The celebrated dic• tum "I know it when 1 see it" made Supreme Court Justice Pot• ter...
Published: 09 May 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394112-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9411-2
... CONCLUSION THE NAKED AND THE CLOTHED We have elaborated on the theme of ferocity in individual writers and intellec- tuals who have had an influence on the American literary climate in the middle of the twentieth century...
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
...I Work in a Clothing Factory Shana K. Factories making ready-­made clothes for export first appeared in Bangladesh’s towns and cities in the 1980s. They spread rapidly and became the country’s major export industry. Today these factories give employment to hundreds of thousands of...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396376-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9637-6
...CREATING SOCIAL IDENTITIES T VIRGINITY CLOTHS AND VAGINAL COVERINGS IN EKITI, NIGERIA Elisha P. Renne T The body is the innermost part of the material self in each of US...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396376-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9637-6
... 5 DRESSING AT DEATH: CLOTHING, TIME, AND MEMORY IN BUHAYA, TANZANIA Brad Weiss T Discussions of the relation between memory and objects often focus on the creation of specialized mnemonic...
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383505-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8350-5
... The Empress’s New a series of calculated therapeutic homilies con- Clothing? Public structed for the fragmented logic of television had become overacted muggings at the camera. Intellectualism and...
Published: 16 November 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383062-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8306-2
... part one Making the Goods one Seamstresses and the Culture of Clothing in Old Regime France Eighteenth-century France witnessed a dramatic rise in the consumption of clothing, particularly in Paris and other cities. Daniel Roche has docu- mented a ‘‘clothing revolution’’ between...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395966-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9596-6
...8. HThey Wear No Clothes!" Nudist and Burlesque Films Nudism has already proven itself a potent boxoffice attraction in [Chicago J. Nakeds have established a long-run record already at the Castle where the flicker This Nude World is now in its 18th week and still going without a...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379522-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7952-2
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396376-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9637-6
... 3 MEDIATING THREADS: CLOTHING AND THE TEXTURE OF SPIRIT/MEDIUM RELATIONS IN BORI (SOUTHERN NIGER) Adeline Masquelier T Clothes, from the King's mantle downwards, are...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396376-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9637-6
...II CHALLENGING AUTHORITY T 4 FEMALE "ALHAjIS" AND ENTREPRENEURIAL FASHIONS: FLEXIBLE IDENTITIES IN SOUTHEASTERN NIGERIAN CLOTHING PRACTICE Misty L. Bastian T...
Book: Reggaeton
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392323-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9232-3
... jan fairley How to Make Love with Your Clothes On Dancing Regeton, Gender, and Sexuality in Cuba regeton lyrics: the yuma factor. the body as ‘‘convertible currency’’ Havana 2005 and I am living in Vedado—that is, uptown—in an area...
Published: 13 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393467-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9346-7
... 10 •  essDr and Undress Clothing and Eroticism in Nineteenth-Century Visual Representations of the Harem Joan DelPlato This study considers images of the dressed and undressed harem woman produced in 8 nineteenth-century France...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396376
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9637-6