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Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-043
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...Mine Workers’ Songs Mphafu and Majara Majara Africans migrated from all over southern Africa to work in the diamond and gold mines. Many tens of thousands quite literally walked hundreds of miles before the extension of railroads made travel easier. By the 1940s the gold mines employed...
Published: 30 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393412-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9341-2
... 1 PicTUrinG a soUTh african GolD mine as i beGan fielDwork aT cinDerell a, I was struck by the visual ele- ment of apartheid. The very notion of race in an everyday, if not a legal, sense assumed that race could be...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389224-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8922-4
...Sherrie Tucker ‘‘BUT THIS MUSIC IS MINE ALREADY ‘‘WHITE WOMAN’’ AS JAZZ COLLECTOR IN THE FILM NEW ORLEANS (1947) ‘‘ he music I’ve been singing, so traditional, it was new once. And I’ve been learning to make it mine. But this...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389224-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8922-4
...Kristin McGee THE GENDERED JAZZ AESTHETICS OF THAT MAN OF MINE: THE INTERNATIONAL SWEETHEARTS OF RHYTHM AND INDEPENDENT BLACK SOUND FILM The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, world famous all-Colored girl’s orchestra . . . are an...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-068
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... chew coca leaf together, smoke, and share a drink. Miners are also the “devils” who come out at Carnival to dance in the streets by the thousands, above all in the mining city of Oruro. The tío is an adaptation to mining culture of old Andean agricultural beliefs about the fertile forces of the...
Published: 01 January 1999
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9615-4
... PREFACE "ONLY, MY SECRET'S MINE, AND I WON'T TELL" It is the mother who guarantees the privacy ofthe home by maintaining its respectability, as essential a defense against...
Published: 27 August 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376286-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7628-6
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378099-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7809-9
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375227-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
Published: 30 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393412
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9341-2
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382331
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8233-1
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373759
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7375-9
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378099
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7809-9
Published: 03 February 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377399
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7739-9
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-114
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The neoliberal state, the media, and international-development institutions spoke in terms of disembodied concepts such as “restructuring” and “relocation,” but the massive layoffs from the mines in the late 1980s had very human effects. The adversity faced by mineworkers included concrete...
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
...“The Insolence of Peons” Mine Owners of Copiapó Far from the conflict in the south, the aridnorte chico (near north) witnessed the emergence of a very different colonial society. By the eighteenth century, this region was home to silver, gold, and copper mines that exported these metals...
Published: 02 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7485-5
Published: 02 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7485-5
Published: 02 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7485-5
Published: 02 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7485-5