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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-090
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
...192 82 Cellar Dwellers Our death row basketball league season was pretty terrible. Known as the Nubians, we were 4 9 on the season. Every one, including us, were pretty sure we d lose in the first round of the playofs. Not because we were incompetent, but because we strug led to function as a team...
Published: 11 December 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380047-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8004-7
Published: 11 December 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380047-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8004-7
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-170
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
Published: 17 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384519-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8451-9
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375111-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7511-1
... gender and generation within local communities. For their part, shack dwellers persisted in struggling for urban citizenship: they honed courtroom tactics, resisted evictions and deportations, and engaged in routine activities that ranged from the building of shanties and makeshift schools and churches...
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375111-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7511-1
... This chapter focuses on the decade preceding South Africa’s first democratic elections. Despite an increasing reliance on repressive strategies, the state made a variety of concessions to black city dwellers. These included the transfer of title deeds to black tenants and the de facto “graying...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373735-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7373-5
... introduction discusses different ways in which historians have understood the geographical space commonly referred to as the Greater Caribbean. The second key term, geopolitical imagination, refers to the ways in which transimperial Greater Caribbean dwellers interpreted the events that characterized the...
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-117
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... leaving Even the little birds are leaving The proletariat is leaving Teachers leaving City dwellers leaving The musicians have gone. Ooooo They ve all left Ooooo The country is broken This is the story of five young men who took to the sea, To see what life has to offer These guys were tired of poverty...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-081
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... deal with the problem in relation to those hostels that have been associated with violence. Further measures will be taken, including fencing and policing to pre- vent criminality by hostel dwellers and to protect hostel dwellers against external aggression. A separate document (“Implementation...
Published: 10 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0706-7
... increase in African urban dwellers from 414 million to more than 1.2 billion by 2050.1 According to the un, African city- dwellers were set to outnumber rural populations for the first time in history. Furthermore, they estimated that 40 percent of the continent s one billion people lived in urban areas...
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By Liz P. Y. Chee
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021353-225
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2135-3
...glossary Terms Baojian protector of health Baojianpin health supplements Bingli medical rec ords Busheng or Yangsheng nourishment or preservation of health Chengshi laoye old city masters (referring to city dwellers in general) Chuangxin to innovate Chuantong zhongyao traditional Chinese drugs...
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-153
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... would come to 748 Pilgrims, Travelers, and Tourists be, to the ideals of Zion and the destinatory signi cance of Medina and Mecca, the terrain was coveted by European travelers and Arab dwellers alike. Richard Burton was well traveled throughout Africa and the Middle East as a diplomat and as reporter...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
... explained, affecting most new constructions, especially those built in con- junction with sra proj ects rehousing slum dwellers and project- affected people (known in Mumbai as paps ) displaced from vari ous infrastructure- upgrading proj ects throughout the city. Dalpat tells me that every building on...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... Apu trilogy, the train is a marker of the arrival of modernity. The sound of the train cut- ting across the frame signals the invasion of the city into the space of the village. When the train leaves, the city has claimed the innocence of the village-­dweller.”4 But that space of innocence is...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-067
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... foods such as patties and salted codfish. Cookshops remain staples for daily meals among a wide cross section of urban dwellers. SALTFISH, rice and yam! Stewbeef, rice and yam! Steak and rice! Boil freshfish and yam. Soup and bread! The stout woman yelled these instructions to the maids in...
Published: 10 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007067-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0706-7
... Neither censorship nor public relations campaigns by the Colonial Office accounted for the basic, ongoing failure of British colonial comprehension of African urban dwellers. 166 Conclusion One ongoing implication of this critical media consumption in Nige- ria is that public health initiatives will not...
Published: 17 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012047-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1204-7
... means a change in peoples material surroundings rooted in the interplay of commodities, science, and human- made landscapes. Tied to the industrial factory, this New Nature changed its face daily. As the urban dweller encountered a seasonal influx of trends and new clothing, gadgets, machines, or...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-085
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... here that this narrative about the elections fails to give due credit to the township dwellers and union members who struggled through strikes, demonstrations, boy- cotts, and other forms of mass action to bring about change. He also argues that these people are right to expect real transformation...