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Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007203-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0720-3
...Laura E. Lyons Fantasy Island From Pineapple Plantation to Tourist Plantation on L na i One year after he purchased the Hawaiian island of L na i for an undisclosed price estimated to be more than $350 million Oracle s chief executive of- ficer Larry Ellison was the subject of a 2013 profile in...
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-086
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-131
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... backers in the United States. Armed squads of conscripts searched and destroyed coca fields, but nothing was done to bolster the prices for alternative crops such as pineapples and palm hearts. Hence, peasants sought to protect a few clandestine coca fields, while the militarization of the region provoked...
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-059
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... green or violet star apples No pineapples, nor pretty cashew apples That give us good nuts to make nice hard candy. You find oranges that come from Italy But that are withered, and always half rotten. In Haiti, they are finger-licking good And in that sense, we beat all other countries In my country...
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By Lesley Stern
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-070
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
... buy on impulse from the Vietnamese nurs- ery because of its beautiful spidery white flowers and rose- tinged green fruit, two pineapple guavas (feijoas), and two gifts a Surinam cherry from Brian, grown from seeds that fell under his tree, and a mandarinquat from Nan. In addition to the trees, six...
Published: 25 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007142-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0714-2
... Fano s graduating short from the eictv, Oda a la piña (Ode to the Pineapple, 2008), analyzing this film s critical take on allegory in Cuban cinema. By telling this history, I show how allegory, paranoia, and ambivalence shaped the production and reception of Cuban cinema from the earliest years of the...
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By Leah Zani
Published: 16 August 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005261-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0526-1
...; revival in Laos of, 8; urban renovation in Sepon and, 73 Bamboo Curtain, 7 8 Barkun, Michael, 96 basi ceremony, 139 40 biopower, necropolitics and, 13 blast radius, 100 106; apprehensions and, 109 11; bomb point in, 114 17 blu-3 cluster submunition (pineapple bomb [laberd mak nad 21, 81 86 blu-26 cluster...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-092
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... produce: star apples, mangoes, pineapples, and yams. ...
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By Annemarie Mol
Published: 01 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012924-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1292-4
..., which encouraged him to combine sweet and savory, pineapple and bacon. At the time, most pineapple on the market was grown in Hawaii. It had reached there from South America via a detour through France and England, where it had been grown in greenhouses. These days, Costa Rica is the leading global...
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007203-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0720-3
... PART I. Wahi Pana / Storied Places H k lani K. Aikau and Vernadette V. Gonzalez16 A s a place, Hawai i s value is often defined through its at-tractiveness as a tourist destination, the productivity of its land for industries such as sugar, coffee, or pineapple (none of which are native crops...
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007203-048
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0720-3
...; propaganda and ste reo types of, 53 54, 126 31, 247 48 Dochin, Mahi ai, 83 Dodge, Fred, 343 Dole, James Drummond, 86, 89 90 Dole, Sanford, 89 Dole Food Com pany, 86 87 Dole Pineapple Cannery, 307 Dole Playground, 329, 333 Doughty, Andrew, 97, 99 Drayton, Richard Harry, 174 Durest, James Alanan, 197 420 Index...
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007203-034
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0720-3
... windward sides of the islands to arid areas for cultivating sugarcane and pineapple cash crops.5 More workers were imported and segregated into Chinese, Japa- nese, Korean, Filipino, Puerto Rican, and Portuguese plantation camps all over the islands. Newer immigrants who came to Hawai i were eager to earn...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... searched and destroyed coca fields, but nothing was done to bolster the prices for alternative crops such as pineapples and palm hearts. Hence, peasants sought to protect a few clandestine coca fields, while the militarization of the region provoked constant conflicts. The following testimony by peasants...
Published: 17 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009207-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0920-7
... bags full of sliced white sugar pineapple and fruit of palm (chontaduro). I remember one repetitive scene in particular. A woman stands with a shovel in the middle of the unpaved highway, tiny piles of dirt and stones at her feet. She fills in the holes left behind by the weight of crude- oil trucks...
Published: 20 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007302-024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0730-2
... about how the hourglass shape is over idealized. The group de- cided to queer that norm with a card that said, A fruit basket of shapes. They went through and discussed what fruit they each were like, I m a pineapple or I m an avocado. Ruberg What sort of beauty norms do people say Fuck it to...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012269-025
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1226-9
... factory La Conchita, which has chimed regularly for over seventy years to alert the workers and their families to starting and closing times and the lunch break. The factory, which preserves and cans guava paste, pineapple chunks, bonito fish, tomato puree, and local produce, employs twenty percent of the...
Published: 22 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012115-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1211-5
... the ways that particu- 117 Di st i n g ui s h R e pR es e n tat io n s a n D R e a l i t i es lar businesses market entire regions, for example the pineapple or sugar growers with their staged images of farmers, or pinup girls to represent lush, agricultural islands. It is critical to recognize...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
... have our baby here, in this climate, with you! Vultures wheeled high above the city. In the street markets, peddlers cried, Biscuit dae! Five five cents. We tried out our Krio, Omus for da wan dae? Omus for dis, buying pineapples, bunches of bananas, and scoops of groundnuts wrapped in funnels of...
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By Michael Jackson
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
... enamel plate of pineapple slices and bananas. Even Noah seems to feel relief now, nearing home. This strange white man, with Limitrophes 77 his woes and silences, no longer a burden. And the rainforest already giving way to patches of open grassland, the mist lifting. We stop again at the Bagbe, and I...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
... having expected me. Or someone else. Cups and saucers were set out on the dining table, together with a raffia basket filled with mangoes, mandarins, and a pineapple. While he tamped coffee grounds into a stove- top espresso maker, I studied a framed photo graph on the wall of a group of Aboriginal...