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Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392279-063
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9227-9
...The Welfare on Java and Madura Dutch East Indies Welfare Committee For centuries the Dutch exploited the natural resources and fertile lands of the Indies. By 1900 a new awareness among colonial practitioners that they owed the peoples of Indonesia a debt of honor (eereschuld), resulted...
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By Sherry B. Ortner
Published: 05 February 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399681-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9968-1
... this cultural and historical level. Turning then to the sociological profile of independent filmmakers, it is part of the ideology of the indie world that diversity matters, that the voices of women, minorities, and people from other countries and cultures importantly expand and complicate the mix...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392279-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9227-9
... trusted by the Dutch and partly because the percentage of the Christianized population was higher here than almost anywhere else in the Indies. Because the Dutch had a comparatively easy time in this part of Sulawesi, Dutch writing about local culture and society is particularly voluminous and...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382386-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8238-6
..., by virtue of the specificity of the circumstances of their colo• nization, they had comparatively few institutionalized forms of cultural practice of their own, they bestowed a privileged position upon cricket. At the risk of oversimplification, one might say that in the West Indies, cricket...
Published: 09 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393122-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9312-2
... American firms to consider marketing to the smallholder rubber growers of Burma, Malaya, Siam, and the Netherlands Indies. They assumed that consumer goods could be as transformative for Southeast Asians as they had been in the United States, creating a mass culture oriented toward a regimen of...
Published: 07 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376965-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7696-5
...FOUR  |  “The Humbler Type of Cricket Scribe” C. L. R. James on Sport, Culture, and Society C. L. R. James’s Beyond a Boundary (1963) was once famously hailed by John Arlott as “arguably the best book ever written about cricket. . . . It is not only a warm and human book...
... codA Recording Culture in the Twenty- First Century On the first weekend of July 2006 I attended the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Wacipi in Sisseton, South Dakota. I was back on the northern Plains for a summer to stay with friends and catch up on recent developments in the...
Published: 25 July 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385363-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8536-3
... into one of these babies and taking her for a spin. You look at an Indy car sitting there and you just know there’s 34 Fixin’ to Git a five-hundred-page technical manual that you’d need to plow through before you could even start the engine. If America can be described as a car culture—and...
Published: 13 September 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387466-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8746-6
... during the Apprenticeship (Kingston: University of the West Indies Press, 2000), 150. See also Susan Lowes, ‘‘ ‘They Couldn’t Mash Ants’: The Decline of the White and Non-white Elites in Antigua, 1834–1900 in Small Islands, Large Questions: Society, Culture and Resistance in the Post-emancipation...
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395720-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9572-0
... studied the rise and decline of Teresa Records, a small independent jazz label, fur- ther suggests that the differences between indies and majors are both structural—the size and scale of a company, musical diversity, catalogue size, access to capital and other cultural and economic resources—and...
Published: 01 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387848-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8784-8
... be- tween Ireland and the West Indies: I guess the thing is that there are similarities in the culture in that we’re both colonialist countries; we’ve both been colonized by the same people and both cultures have had the same experience of the church, having been colonized by the...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387596-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8759-6
... with the e√ects of slavery and capitalist development—hierarchy, indi- vidualism, and greed—they have been held up as evidence of resistance (with a capital ‘‘R However, the popular cultural forms associated with mod- ern blackness represent and reproduce aspects of contemporary dominant...
Published: 24 April 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392446-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9244-6
...part i Feminization Chapter One Prostituted Filipinas and the Crisis of Philippine Culture During the 1980s, a decade since the beginning of Ferdinand Marcos’s authori- tarian regime, a bad joke was making rounds in the Philippines...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396031-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9603-1
...FROM AFRICA THROUGH EARLY AMERICA OLAUDAH EQUIANO Traditional rbo Religion and Culture The lineage tree of African American religion is rooted in the cultures of traditional Africa. Africans were a religious people long...
Published: 04 February 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392576-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9257-6
... Remembering and Forgetting chapter 4 Glodok on Our Minds Chinese Culture and the Forgetting of the May Riots “Attack . . . attack . . . attack” [serbu] the crowds [massa shouted.] Thus, hundreds of people...
Published: 01 February 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395546-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9554-6
...Part iii black Radical new yoRk city Sensational Counter- Sensationalisms 5 BLack raDicaLs struggLe over mass cuLture Here, on the eve of the celebration of the Nation’s birthday of freedom and equality, the white people, who are denouncing the Germans as Huns...
Published: 13 September 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378273-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7827-3
... circulation of cultural meanings, objects, and identities in diffuse time-space1995, 96) has allowed me to focus on the practices of affirming and constructing both place and identity, nation and indi- geneity. In other words, the ‘‘community’’ in my study is both a circum- scribed place on the ground with...
Published: 24 July 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390565-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9056-5
... president estab- lished the ground rules for behavior in a political culture where the rhetoric was manifestly unbelievable. But real belief was not the issue in Syria, just as it had not been in Eastern Europe. For Havel indi- viduals “need not believe all these mystifications, but they must be...
Published: 17 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385127-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8512-7
... chapter 2 The Politics of Culture II: Tensions of Continuity, 1790–1968 The precept given by a wise man, as well as a great critic, for the construction of poems, is equally true as to states. Non satis est pulchra esse...
Published: 18 May 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386612-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8661-2
... symbols, discourses, rituals, customs, norms, values, and attitudes of indi- viduals or groups for understanding the construction, consolidation, and dismantling of power constellations and institutions. The political culture perspective complements other approaches, such as...