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Published: 18 April 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394044-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9404-4
... Improvement Fever, 1840–1861 6 he impetus to improvement came from Orange County. Archibald Murphey’s adherents and disciples were finally able to enact his program when they came to power with the rise of the Whig...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387046-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8704-6
... Antoinette Burton s Introduction archive fever, archive stories [L’archive] est di≈cile dans sa materialité. —Arlette Farge, Le goût de 1’archive (1989) [The archivist...
Published: 15 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386353-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8635-3
...CULTURE / sheet 227 of 524 22. Boyz N the Hood and Jungle Fever 7153 Wallace / DARK DESIGNS AND VISUAL The first time I saw John Singleton’s Boyz N the Hood, I was completely swept...
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374091-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7409-1
Published: 11 October 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393504-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9350-4
... 5 B powerio Fevers, Tribes, and Bulldozers In 1999 a colleague and I were arguing about how to improve the way we treated and followed patients at the Abidjan AIDS clinic where we both worked. I had been...
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395416
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9541-6
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395416-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9541-6
... the Mexican-Texas Epidemic Fevers, Race, and the Making of a Medical Border In 1847, public health matters concerned Americans in Mexico. The advent of fevers and disease among soldiers turned the initial military victories over Mexico into medical disasters. American soldiers and volunteers...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... The annual literature festival at Jaipur is one of the largest literary events in the world. This chapter takes a humorous look at the literary festival fever in India and the questions that writers get asked by the audience. • 16 • At the Jaipur...
Book Chapter

By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... the literary festival fever in India and the questions that writers get asked by the audience. • 16 • At the Jaipur Literature Festival I lost my literary festival virginity almost a de­cade ago, when, at the poor Indian taxpayers’ expense, I was...
Book: Castaway
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396208-041
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9620-8
... from the world of green things and delightful forms, even the most loved or most hated. The language of thirst is for ravers and the lonely, the sick and fevered who bring their fevers to the boil. The language of thirst bursts from below, the niceties go, skin is scalded off even...
Published: 23 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375487-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7548-7
... immigration and settlement patterns by middle-class Filipino families to the Bay Area, and cultural trends, such as the brief but intense discotheque boom following the success of the film Saturday Night Fever. The chapter also introduces the class dimensions that became more pronounced as the mobile scene...
Published: 04 July 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387008-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
... With Darkening Foliage Recovering from rheumatic fever, I lay on our side porch couch, An uncle to read to me. Tobruk, Rommel, Montgomery, El Alamein. I was as pleased with the North Africa campaign as with our lawn Attracting evenfall and dew with level-cut tuft...
Book Chapter

By Hettie Jones
Published: 23 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374152-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7415-2
... novels, but the first, published in 1980, is criticized for depicting conflicts about race and shredded. A chapbook of Hettie’s poems is published in 1981; she’s forty-seven, copyediting romance novels for money. Helene at fifty-four runs high fever and loses hearing. Hettie too has crisis regarding her...
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395416-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9541-6
... a decision that, because of limited medical resources, inoculation was just as legitimate a pro- tection as smallpox vaccination. There was less agreement on the prevention measures for yellow fever, typhomalarial diseases, and influenza. People fled the particular conditions that brought on...
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390022-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9002-2
... the Rockefeller Foundation’s roles in Bo- livia and the changing receptions the organization and its represen- tatives received from health officials and the public at large. I argue that when the ihd first began a yellow fever eradication project in 1932, the country’s dire financial situation and...
Published: 04 July 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387008-099
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
...- hardy, one or more of the ten or twelve would not survive— what with flu, scarlet fever, whooping cough, mumps, infections when all the doctor would do was puncture the eardrum. With his black snap bag in his buggy, the doctor was little more help than the...
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395416-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9541-6
...- plicitly American medical modernity. Four years later, Laredo returned to a prominent position in American public health annals. The new U.S. Public Health and Marine Hospital Ser- vice (usphmhs) sought to implement the first U.S.-based mosquito eradica- tion campaign against yellow fever in Laredo...
Published: 04 July 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387008-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
... Were a body after knowledge, its deep blood Suffused against the surface as from love, or bruise. The fur-rag beside the road signaled dead animal. Mixed weeds in fields with sourwood floods Wavered maroon as Brahms. A little fever Touched the air...
Published: 04 July 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387008-103
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
...Botanical Garden: The Coastal Plains for Dr. Marianna Breslin Fever bark, chokeberry, and goat’s rue gather, a persimmon tree and bridge frame muddy water. Beyond, in a dense tangle, fetterbush twines wax myrtle the way religion grapples with sin. Dragonflies complete the pocosin...
Published: 01 January 1999
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9997-1
... 11 Network 96 12 The Deer Hunter 100 13 Apocalypse Now 102 14 Jasper Johns, Scent (1973-74) 116 15 Jasper Johns, Harlem Light (1967) 117 16 Jasper Johns, Corpse and Mirror (1974) 119 17 Saturday Night Fever 128 18 Jasper Johns, Winter, from The Seasons (1986...