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Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... The history of second-wave feminism provides a vivid illustration of the tensions between cultural essentialism and universalism and of the dangers associated with each pole. Perhaps from that history we can glean lessons of use to the project of this book. This chapter suggests the following...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375852-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7585-2
Published: 12 April 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380658-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8065-8
Published: 19 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002635-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0263-5
Published: 04 January 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002710-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0271-0
Published: 15 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386599
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8659-9
Published: 04 January 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002710
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0271-0
Published: 03 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385325-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8532-5
Published: 11 August 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372714-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7271-4
Published: 01 January 1995
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9708-3
Published: 04 January 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002413
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0241-3
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373896
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7389-6
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398455-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9845-5
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By Ann Snitow
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... The history of second-wave feminism provides a vivid illustration of the tensions between cultural essentialism and universalism and of the dangers associated with each pole. Perhaps from that history we can glean lessons of use to the project of this book. This chapter suggests the following...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... play in the interpretation and evaluation of historical studies of science in the non-Western world. It discusses cultural essentialism and universalism as examples of normative styles and examines them through case studies of the history of physics in Japan—for example, the reception of...
Published: 20 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375593-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7559-3
... Travel is an essential feature in human history. Our earliest narratives present characters in search of themselves and their place in the world. Travel is, in fact, one of our most powerful tools for rediscovering the trials and grandeur of myth. This chapter considers the role of travel in...
Published: 04 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375098-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
... This chapter focuses on the relationships between injured soldiers and the family members—especially parents and wives—who live with them at Walter Reed during their rehabilitation. It argues that the relationship of husband and wife becomes essential to soldiers’ attempts to make a future life...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373612-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
... consequences of thinking race is secured as a concept by knowing race or dismissing race in certain ways. It argues that the hardened assumptions about what colonialism and racism once looked like make little room for the mobile essentialisms that produce racism’s protean qualities. Racial essences are made...