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Series: Duke Monographs in Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Published: 21 August 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382713-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8271-3
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012344-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1234-4
Published: 22 May 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389859-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8985-9
Published: 01 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2718-8
... childhood education family history service ...
Published: 01 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027188-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2718-8
... at Northwestern University, she discusses her initial exposure to anthropology at Oberlin College, her graduate training with Melville Herskovits, and her early fieldwork experience in Liberia. In her 2007 speech, “Three Stations along My Journey as a Citizen Volunteer,” she reflects on her family history...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376033-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7603-3
... in promotions for I Love Lucy and has become more characteristic of Ball’s recycling in the years since her death, as television institutions and texts, as well as its critics and commentators, have become more self-conscious about the medium’s history and its place in American cultural and family life...
Published: 26 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375821-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7582-1
... This chapter includes biographical information about Kostadin Lagadinov and the Lagadinov family from Razlog, Bulgaria, mixed in with some history of World War II in the Balkans. Kostadin Lagadinov Bulgaria communism World War II the Soviet Union ...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374145-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7414-5
... and who died of AIDS. A partial history of the family is told as they ride through the small city of Kinston, North Carolina, where the writer’s husband and his siblings were raised in the 1940s, ’50s, and ’60s. Racial identities and skin color ambiguities and hierarchies are explored, interwoven...
Published: 22 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395706-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9570-6
... The particular technologies through which IPAC produces its version of history educate in turn the Pelourinho’s population as to the practical impossibility of such a history. This chapter examines disputes over property and patrimony as the state government seeks to turn the buildings occupied...
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By Sarah C. Chambers
Published: 29 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375562-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7556-2
... The conclusion suggests avenues for future research on family and politics during the independence period throughout Latin America and analyzes later trends in Chilean history. In the 1850s, confident that public and domestic order had been reestablished, legislators codified laws regulating...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374176-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7417-6
... Emigration that is associated with political violence can be a form of dismemberment, in which nations are broken apart, families are separated, histories are repressed, and populations are divided by immigration status. These processes are particularly profound in the case of those who...
Published: 23 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059257-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5925-7
... Chapter 6 identifies the writings of enslaving families and their descendants as its own specific narrative genre that blurs experiences of enslavement with ideals of benevolence divorced from racist attitudes. This chapter argues that this particular historical genre of distortion...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374725-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7472-5
... Using ethnography from 1987–88 and oral histories collected in 2006–8, the chapter describes Somalia’s civil war through the experiences of three families in Banta from before the arrival of war, through the war, to their flight to Kenya as refugees. The people in Banta’s region were...
Published: 27 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027249-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2724-9
..., magnifying undersung activist histories and Black families in their everyday. contemporary art installation Black Geographies citation collaboration family ...
Published: 29 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059004-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5900-4
... Legal discourses of marriage and family in the US position the family unit as an always already racialized entity that anchors national sovereignty against deviant and dangerous alternative collectivities. Across the history of US law one can see a twofold pattern: the simultaneous citation...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374978-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
... In reading three Partition narratives by Pakistan women discussed here, this chapter is particularly interested in the way history, personal and political, appears in their writing. The writing is marked by complex feelings of anger at how history came to unfold on the subcontinent; also how...
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... This chapter reflects on the lessons of Mapfumo’s life and career to date. The author shows how Mapfumo’s family and musicians have adjusted to life in Oregon. Mapfumo and his wife reconcile. The chapter centers on the argument that Mapfumo’s choice of exile represents his prioritizing his...
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: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... Relates Mariah Grant’s personal history and some of her personality traits. This chapter helps explain the origins of the mystic and healing traditions in the family, and draws parallels between Grandma Rye and Rosemarie’s own mother, Mama Freeney. Through Grandma Rye’s story, the chapter also...
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By Aimee Meredith Cox
Published: 24 July 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7537-1
...Terrain Chapter 1 tells the stories of three generations of the Black women and girls in the Brown family and introduces Janice, the book’s central interlocutor. Tracing the migration and life experiences of the women in the Brown family from the South to Detroit from the late Great Migration...