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Published: 01 January 1991
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9798-4
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373186-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7318-6
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-077
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... Suttee/Sati 381 festation for the psychologist from which to study the inmost energy of human nature and its divine outbursts? source: In The Future of Science (Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1893). The Reformer s Wife flora annie steel [Flora Annie Steel (1847 1929) was raised in London and Scotland...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387503-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8750-3
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-115
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... communities have also frequently suffered displacement and loss of business. Filmmaker and novelist Esther Figueroa is a member of a committed group of Jamaican environmentalists. In this section of her novel Limbo, the main character, an environmentalist named Flora, travels with her partner Jerome from...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-076
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... of humanity, nevertheless, where shall we nd a more powerful mani- Suttee/Sati 381 festation for the psychologist from which to study the inmost energy of human nature and its divine outbursts? source: In The Future of Science (Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1893). The Reformer s Wife flora annie steel [Flora...
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By Margaret Randall
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372967-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7296-7
..., weather, flora and fauna, and the effects of global warming, and situates Cuba within that panorama. It includes a number of testimonies by Cubans about living on an island. ...
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005292-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0529-2
..., South Dakota, and Texas, all stunned and outraged when the flds bought major tracts of land and set up ancillary encampments near their towns. It was largely the media- attention- trailing antipolygamy crusader Flora Jessop that alerted 166 Chapter Four the town to the presence of polygamists...
Published: 20 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005124-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0512-4
... and flora of the beach make up the uppermost portion of the ecosystem of the inner continental shelf, the loss of critters in the beach sands impacts a large group of nearshore and onshore organisms. Beach replenishment immediately kills almost everything on the beach, large or small, crawling or swimming...
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By Davina Cooper
Series: Global and Insurgent Legalities
Published: 06 September 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0557-5
... assistance at dif er ent times from Deana Lewis, Amy Marsella, Jessica Smith, and Isabelle Stone. Flora Renz also provided tremendous help with some of the book s research, subse- quently becoming a colleague and research partner (on another proj ect) during its writing. When it came to getting feedback...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... there. It focused mostly on the natural history of the island, but the introduction recognizes the sig- nificance of slavery. Sloane includes an encyclopedic description of Jamaican geog- raphy, flora, and fauna alongside accounts of the medical conditions he treated and matter- of- fact discussion of the brutal...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 10 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007050-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0705-0
... that what one looked like defined who one was, and that appear- ance mattered more than one s family, clan, or class.29 What most readily distinguishes the beauty competition s top two finish- ers is their rejection of the somber countenance, an early convention of por- traiture photography. Mrs. Flora...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-114
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... Flora (1963) and David (1979), which was immortalized in a song by legendary musician Ti Manno. The impact of these natural disasters is exacerbated by deforestation and poor living con- ditions in the country. In 2004, Jeanne hit the city of Gonaïves as a tropical storm on 17 19 September, killing...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 16 August 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0552-0
.... For the first time, the names and uses of the flora of the Zambezi Valley are listed; 613 plants are given their scientific, Tonga, and En glish/Shona names. The book has, too, lists of animals, birds, reptiles, the months in the agricultural cycle, and staple crops. In the introduction to the fifth edition...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-148
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... was a global hit (a protégé of Loudin s in South Africa set a pathway for Ladysmith Black Mambazo), and operatic performers such as Black Patti (Sisserietta Jones), Flora Batson, and Marie Selika were welcomed to the White House. But minstrelsy with Black performers proved dominant. Long before Duke...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
..., and social changes that expansionism e ected at home and abroad. Literary authors like Charles Dickens and Jules Verne, popular au- thors like G. A. Henty (writer of boys adventure novels), and everyday citizens like Flora Annie Steel (wife of a British civil servant stationed in India) General Introduction...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021353-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2135-3
... to formulate replacements for drugs that were no longer being im- ported from the West. This led to intensive searches for substitutes and a renewed strong interest in local flora and fauna as a strategic resource. chapter two To Learn from the Soviet Union Rus sian Influence on Chinese Phar ma ceu ti cals...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012818-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1281-8
... than one, becoming an unlikely vessel for white settlers search for respectability. Australian scientific societies were deeply interested in the strange flora, fauna, and geology of the Australian continent. But they were several months sail away from Britain and the Cape; their libraries were small...
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By Alan Klima
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007111-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0711-1
..., and filling the air with sulfur and other pollutants from its rich black smoke that would descend heavily on flora, fauna, and people for miles around. The protests against Mae Moh, which failed, are now long for- gotten on the world stage of things. Huge loans were dispersed from the World Bank...
Series: The Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012894-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1289-4
... such as André Pierre and Philomé Obin were inspired by scenes from rural life as well as the flora and fruits that sur- rounded them.36 Indeed, their art illuminated the poetic and the marvel- Conclusion 187 ous of Haiti, revealing the complexities of Haitian subjectivity despite the realities that constituted...