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Published: 10 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376453-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7645-3
Published: 10 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376453-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7645-3
Published: 24 February 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376774-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7677-4
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377610-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7761-0
... I The Enactment of Place A place for everything, and everything in its place.-Samuel Smiles .. What, then, is the ultimate point of this rhetoric of place? What is its role in the economy of the fiction? To claim that...
Published: 01 November 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9486-0
...Preface THE PEOPLE, THE PLACE, AND THE TIME For the reader unfamiliar with Nahua scholarship, my use of the term ‘‘Nahua’’ may need explanation. First, the term priori- tizes linguistic unity, referring simply to people who spoke the language Nahuatl. Second, the alternative term...
Published: 29 April 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384656-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8465-6
...6. Beyond Ecoliberal ‘‘Common Futures’’ Environmental Justice, Toxic Touring, and a Transcommunal Politics of Place Giovanna Di Chiro If you’re willing to fight, willing to accept your struggle, then you can make a difference. This big [environmental] issue that we’ve had to deal with...
Published: 02 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383413-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8341-3
... The Same Old Place A quiet-falling snow makes beautiful The city’s face, like makeup God applies To hide the imperfections of a world I thought I understood. The reasons why A city’s face is scarred are known to God, Who walks beside me...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397861-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9786-1
...Putting Hierarchy in Its Place Arjun Appadurai In the essay that follows, I shall be concerned with the genealogy of an idea. But before I put forward this genealogy, I need to make two preliminary argu• ments. The first involves the anthropological construction of natives. The...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394051-096
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9405-1
...A Place with No Room Ramya Chamalie Jirasinghe Snake bites leading to death occur more frequently in Sri Lanka on a per capita basis than in any other country in the world, with the exception of Burma. Yet the serpent is both feared and admired in Sri Lanka. The naga (serpent) is a...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391388-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9138-8
...Space Is the Place The Laws of Form and Social Systems michael schiltz The single most striking characteristic of George Spencer-Brown’s Laws of Form is the variety of misunderstandings concerning its reception.1 Its basic idea is actually quite easy: “form” or “something” is identical...
Published: 01 November 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388142-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8814-2
... Red River, Green War: The Politics of Place along the Porgera River Aletta Biersack The Porgera valley is one of two valleys in the southwest corner of Enga Prov- ince, Papua New Guinea, to host Ipili speakers. Directly west is the Ipili- speaking Paiela valley, a...
Published: 10 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388173-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8817-3
...chapter 6 ‘‘Know Your Place in History Labor Organizations n a hot and hazy afternoon in July 2001, more than a hundred OSouth Asian, Caribbean, Latino, East Asian, and white yellow- cab drivers gathered on a small, empty lot at the corner of...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386810-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8681-0
...10CHAPTER [Duke University Press does not hold electronic rights to this image. To view it, please refer to the print version of this title.] Why Rachel Isn’t Buried at Her Grave: Ghosts, UFOs, and a Place in the West Susan Lepselter This essay is about the leaps and boundaries of...
Published: 13 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388104-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8810-4
...4 The Importance of Place: The Ojibwe Modernism of Patrick DesJarlait and George Morrison Place is a special kind of object. It is a concretion of value, though not a valued thing that can be handled or carried about easily; it is an object in which one can dwell. —YI-FU...
Published: 14 December 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388760-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8876-0
...FOUR PLACE, MOVEMENT, AND RITUAL The foundational act of Rosas Pampa as urban zone in 1975 was the organization of the junta vecinal, and one of their first acts was to estab- lish the patronal fiesta of the zone (Musch et al. 1994). Today the organiza- tion of the fiesta is the main...
Published: 19 October 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386162-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8616-2
... INTRODUCTION Locating Tai-Ahom in Assam: The Place and People Certain histories do not require lengthy introductions. For example, a general history of Europe or a history of the Holocaust would discuss familiar subjects...
Published: 19 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383437-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8343-7
...HHHPART I CANONS Separate Spheres, Female Worlds, Woman’s Place: The Rhetoric of Women’s History LINDA K. KERBER In no country has such constant care been taken as in America to trace two clearly distinct lines of action...
Published: 26 July 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397564-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9756-4
... 3 Muhammad Atta’s Urbanism Rescuing Islam, Saving Humanity, and Securing Gender’s Proper Place in Cairo As an architect raised and educated in an Oriental-­Islamic city I have a personal obligation towards and a...
Published: 25 October 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382546-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8254-6
... means "place where there is gold. tt 9. Ulloa: canta; Anghiera: Cauta. One should note that Ulloa frequently misreads the u; as we have just seen above in note 8, he confused it with an a; here he mistakes it for an n. In support of Pietro Martire's reading one could add that the largest river in...
Published: 11 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391609-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9160-9
...Chapter 7 Models of Liberation II The Politics of the Place of the Subject The politics of subjectivity can be associated, primarily though not neces- sarily exclusively, with any politics premised on the notion of a fundamental reciprocity between a subject, or the “place” of that...