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Published: 29 April 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384656-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8465-6
...PART ONE. Calculating Improvements 1. After the Great White Error the Great Black Mirage Paul Gilroy The Negro is not. Any more than the white man.—Frantz Fanon The horrors of the twentieth century brought ‘‘races’’ to political life more vividly and naturalistically than imperial...
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379539-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7953-9
... 14. Great Love, Great Pain This kiss is without a sound: Lips stiff As you kiss the hand of - empresses The hand of - corpses. l svetaeva's premonitions of pain and suffering proved all too accu• rate. With a new man in her life...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382508-053
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8250-8
... LII About how the great treasure that had been collected in Cajamarca by the order ofthe great lord Atahualpa was divided among the Spaniards and the names ofall the Christians who were present at his capture My principal aim...
Published: 16 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395072-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9507-2
...chapter FIve A “Great Arch” Descending Manumission Rates, Subaltern Social Mobility, and the Identities of Enslaved, Freeborn, and Freed Blacks in Southeastern Brazil, 1791–1888 robert w. SleneS In April 1848, a plan for slave rebellion centered on Vassouras, in the...
Published: 30 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384687-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8468-7
...Rethinking a Great Event: The October Revolution as Memory Project frederick c. corney What if that discourse about [the French Revolution as] a radical break reflects no more than the illusion of change Unless the historian comes to grips with it, he is bound...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397922-055
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9792-2
... The Product: Bucky Wunderlick, Rock & Roll, and Don Delillo's GreatJones Street nerhaps the best-known passage in Don DeLillo's Great Jones Street, ~ot one of his more highly regarded novels...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398028-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9802-8
... TWO MANUAL CONDUCT IN GREAT EXPECTATIONS If one were wntmg the masturbator's guide to the English novel, certain...
Published: 22 July 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394297-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9429-7
... the great vampire swindle 1Global Cultural Imaginary and the Violence of ‘the serbs’ serbia. The cradle of vampirism in Europe. —Matthew Bunson, ed., The Vampire Encyclopedia And yet, unless my senses deceive me, the old centuries had, and have powers of their...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394051-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9405-1
...The Great Divide Antoinette Ferdinand It is not uncommon to hear older generations of people in Sri Lanka talk about the kinds of social relations that existed between members of the various ethnic com- munities before the ethnic conflict became so politicized and violent. Antoinette Fer...
Published: 03 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387947-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8794-7
...‘‘The Last of the Great (Foot-Slogging) Explorers’’ LEWIS COTLOW AND THE ETHNOGRAPHIC IMAGINARY IN POPULAR TRAVEL FILM AMY J. STAPLES ‘‘Travel and travellers are two things I loathe—and yet here I am, all set to tell the story of my expeditions Thus begins Tristes tropiques...
Published: 16 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387893-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8789-3
...Chapter 6 great transformations within continuity he processes of social and economic modernization picked up speed in the second half of the twentieth century. All the conventional signs were there: declines in the birth and death rates, increases...
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-105
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... M. Wilson, 1859; London: James Nisbet and Co., 1859). England’s Great Mission to India part i Retrospect Facts are not wanting, from the state of things as they have existed ever since the British came to India, to the time of the great...
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
...580 Suez Canal: Ferdinand De Lesseps Inquiry into the Opinions of the Commercial Classes of Great Britain on the Suez Ship Canal ferdinand de lesseps dedication To the Members of the British Parliament My Lords and Gentlemen...
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-125
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... Suez Canal: Its Consequences 617 ‘‘From the Great Pyramid. (A Bird’s-Eye View of the Canal and Its Consequences In Punch 57 (27 November 1869): 212–13. an offer to close with. That famous old vineyard, the Clos Vougeot, has just...
Published: 21 June 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383369-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8336-9
...Great Changes, Modest Proposals We are living a paradox. If we consider the spectacular changes that have occurred across the world since 1989, the part of the planet we inhabit —the north of the American continent—seems, by contrast, to be one of the most quiet, stable, and boring...
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Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399421-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9942-1
...3 The Great Ship "Save your old clothes and make a garden:' a woman admonished a small gathering of her kin and neighbors as we sat over coffee one evening in February 1994, "because we won't be going to the store and we won't be buying new clothes. The oysters are gone and soon there...
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396666-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9666-6
Published: 28 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395874-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9587-4
... FIVE ANNE M. LOVELL ELUSIVE TRAVELERS Russian Narcology, Transnational Toxicomanias, and the Great French Ecological Experiment Marseille, the multicultural city whose inhabitants pride them- selves on being ‘‘not French’’ (marseillais pas français) turns...
Published: 11 July 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394013-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9401-3
... ChapTer 5 Capitalist, Priest, and Patriarch Don José Sánchez Espinosa and the Great Family Enterprises of Mexico City, 1780–1810 aFTer 1770 The BaJío and Spanish North...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-065
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
... holiness church (AF, May 1907, 2) Pentecost has swept across the country, and through the instrumentally [sic] of Brother Cashwell a great number of the oYcials and members of the Fire Baptized Holiness Church have given up their man-made theories about Pentecost, and gone down and received the...