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Published: 10 June 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378884-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7888-4
... Chapter 1 water ecology, island city In a map of Manhattan published in 1865, lovingly etched with fine lines and exacting details, the viewer discovers a scenario of a shel- tered island filled with rivulets, forests...
Published: 10 June 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378884-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7888-4
... Chapter 11 governors island | maritime pasts, ecological futures At the tip of Manhattan, there is a small landmass called Gover- nors Island. Standing on the southern point of the tiny island, one is gripped by the...
Published: 29 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393894-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9389-4
... new socialist order for which every civilized human being must contend. —Edward Dahlberg, “Fascism and Writers,” American Writers’ Congress (1935) Chapter 1. ‘‘A Combination Madhouse, Burlesque Show and Coney Island The Color Question in George Schuyler’s...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-085
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
...Where the Island Sleeps Like a Wing Nancy Morejón In a recent essay, ‘‘Race and Inequality in Cuba, Alejandro de la Fuente outlines some of the complexities in trying to evaluate the impact of the Cuban Revo- lution on race relations in Cuba. He notes the various schools of thought to...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-108
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
...Offensive Missiles on That Imprisoned Island President John F. Kennedy The U.S. public knew nothing about and Mongoose activities in Cuba until much later. In October however, President Kennedy shocked the world with his an- nouncement that the Soviet Union was installing missiles in Cuba...
Published: 16 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393900-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9390-0
... Part I Leaving Living in the Mental Island : : : Words as worlds. Worlds as words. Speaking English, at first, was like gar- gling with sound. Spanish sounds jump...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394051-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9405-1
...The Spin Doctors at Work: The Island as “New Portugal” Francisco Rodrigues Silveira and Jorge Pinto de Azevedo The Portuguese took a clear interest in Sri Lanka as “territory” in the closing years of the sixteenth century. In fact, rather than pursue primarily commercial goals confined...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394051-099
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9405-1
...Checkmate! The Island Over the years, The Island newspaper has tended to represent mainstream Sinhala opinion in support of successive governments dominated by the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP). The editorial reprinted below appeared in the newspaper on May 16, 2009, on the eve of the...
Published: 25 October 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382546-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8254-6
... on the said Island ofHispaniola, which before was called Haiti,26 and the inhabitants call it by this name; and they called it and the other islands Bohio 27 And because they have neither writing nor letters, they cannot give a good account of how they have...
Published: 25 October 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382546-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8254-6
... set it down as I have understood it from the people ofthe country. CHAPTER VII How there were once again women on the aforementioned Island ofHaiti,45 which is now called Hispaniola They say that one day the men went to bathe, and while they were in the...
Published: 25 October 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382546-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8254-6
... CHAPTER XXIV Concerning what they believe about another zemi whose name was Baraguabael124 This zemi belongs to a principal cacique of the Island of Hispaniola and is an idol; they attribute various names to him, and he was found in the manner you will now hear. They say that in times...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391425-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9142-5
... Ellis Island Redux The Imperial Turn and the Race of Ethnicity Daniel J. Walkowitz Without the presence of black people in America, European-Americans would not be “white”—they would...
Published: 17 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386513-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8651-3
...Chapter One order of Violence, Border of Desire: The French and the Island Caribs o speak of the Caribs poses a difficulty for students of colonialism Tin the region known also by that name. Although the term Carib is claimed today by the last descendants of...
Published: 23 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7385-8
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390831-029
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9083-1
...Ugiuvangmiut Illugiit Atuut: Teasing Cousins Songs of the King Island Iñupiat Deanna Paniataaq Kingston (Iñupiaq) Deanna Paniataaq Kingston’s essay describes what she refers to as “teasing cousins” songs of the King Island Iñupiaq Eskimo Community. Kingston places these songs, which...
Published: 08 September 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383017-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8301-7
...Relations with the Island and Rim Countries of the Caribbean Soviet diplomatic contacts in the Caribbean Basin-almost nonex• istent until the advent of Cuba's revolution-began to grow dur• ing the Brezhnev years (1964-1982). At the start of the period, the USSR exchanged ambassadors...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392835-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9283-5
... METAL IN A MICRO ISLAND STATE An Insider’s Perspective Albert Bell BACKGROUND AND SCOPE Heavy metal has carved a modest but...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392835-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9283-5
... NAKO The Metal in the Marrow of Easter Island Music Dan Bendrups The globalization of heavy metal has resulted in the genre’s extension be- yond original...
Published: 04 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388272-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8827-2
... chapter 4 The Spas of Réunion Island: Antechambers to the Tropics in 1923, the poet raphaël barquissau penned the following verse about Cilaos, the magnificent, rugged cirque sheltering one of Réunion Island’s famed spas...
Published: 17 August 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387428-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8742-8
... INTRODUCTION coming to ellis island In August 1997 I made my first trip to Ellis Island, a strip of land off the tip of Manhattan, near the Statue of Liberty. It was here that the federal gov- ernment in 1892 opened a processing, detention, and deportation...