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Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... geographical imagination archipelago islands worlding processes United States ...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... geographical imagination archipelago islands worlding processes United States ...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... se . geographical imagination archipelago islands worlding processes United States ...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... se . geographical imagination archipelago islands worlding processes United States ...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373735-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7373-5
..., the 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...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... of the archipelago and the United States of America  per se . geographical imagination archipelago islands worlding processes United States This essay argues that the “archipelagic” turn in American studies is a productive way to more fully engage Guam and the emergent field of Guam studies...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373902-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7390-2
... Chapter 4 extends the analysis of lifestyle television’s role in shaping imaginative geographies through a study of the U.S.-owned Travel and Living Channel—available in many countries across Asia—in Taiwan. Interviews with Taiwanese viewers suggest that one of the most notable impacts...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373667-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7366-7
..., rayano consciousness engages the historical and present awareness of Dominican borders—symbolic, political, and geographical—a process that includes marginalized subjectivities in the imagining and narrations of dominicanidad. The chapter analyzes a series of contemporary performances by David Pérez...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373902-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7390-2
... Chapter 2 is the first of three chapters that pivot around imaginative geographies, focusing on how people’s engagements with lifestyle television involve imagining place at a range of scales, from the perceived relation between regional localities and national metropolises to the relation...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373735-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7373-5
... Actively seeking to rethink and transcend the geographic boundaries and periodization schemes that a nation-state-driven historical account solidifies, historians of the Atlantic world have developed tools to escape this methodological prison. Instead of thinking of the nation-state...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373674-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7367-4
... This chapter focuses on narrative and specifically deploys allegory as a way to reimagine what it means to speak in the world. Locating queer bodies at the heart of some canonical theories of national allegory, it argues that queerness is a constitutive part of imagining the world...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373735-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7373-5
... generations of enlightened nation makers—the enlightened creoles and their successors, the politician-geographers—this chapter explains why the transimperial Greater Caribbean did not find its way into Colombia’s nation-making narrative. Enlightened creoles and politician-geographers made possible...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373308-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7330-8
..., and Pan-Africanist rhetoric draw in Black Americans, initially satiating their longings for kin recognition and the sense of freedom that are attached to geographic returns, but often failing their imaginations during return visits and relocations there. The chapter goes on to examine the various Afro...
...Geopolitics and Geopolitical Imagination This chapter studies the connections that allowed Cunas and Wayuu to develop a lifestyle or worldview that can be called a cosmopolitan, Greater Caribbean way of being in the world. It also emphasizes how the interactions associated...
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7366-7
... the Dominican experience on and beyond the island, rayano consciousness engages the historical and present awareness of Dominican borders—symbolic, political, and geographical—a process that includes marginalized subjectivities in the imagining and narrations of dominicanidad. The chapter analyzes a series...
Series: New Americanists
Published: 15 March 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386728-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8672-8
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374107-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7410-7
...Yucatán<subtitle>Una Guerra Escrita, Prelude</subtitle> Chapter 3 begins by asking a deceptively simple question: why was the Caste War called the Caste War? By tracing the historical reach and geographic range of the concept-metaphor casta , it shows how the name of the war indexes Creole...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-044
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... In the late nineteenth century, the railroad was imagined by liberal elites as offering a marvelous fix for the country’s ongoing problems of geographical isolation, regional stagnation, and technological backwardness. Paeans to the railway, such as the passage that follows, written...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... nineteenth century, the railroad was imagined by liberal elites as offering a marvelous fix for the country’s ongoing problems of geographical isolation, regional stagnation, and technological backwardness. Paeans to the railway, such as the passage that follows, written by the Bolivian diplomat Ignacio...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The surrounding mountains, imagined as fierce young warriors and powerful chiefs, attempt to conquer Tunupa for themselves, but they fail. Today, the mythic heroine Tunupa has taken the shape of a graceful volcano overlooking the Uyuni salt flat. The cyclical creator myth of the Two Twins is, along...