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Published: 11 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390619-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9061-9
Series: Elements
Published: 23 August 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1304-4
...Precipitate ...
Series: Elements
Published: 23 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013044-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1304-4
Series: Elements
Published: 23 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013044-1
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1304-4
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 02 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375326-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7532-6
... This chapter describes the cultural anxieties and rehabilitation of the crooner persona, then discusses the complex reasons for early crooners’ popularity and the ensuing backlash against them that precipitated the establishment of new middle-class vocal norms for white male popular (“pop...
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By Jean Ma
Published: 13 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375623-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7562-3
... ’n’ roll, swing, mambo, calypso, and cha-cha—to audiences. Moreover, Chang’s rise to stardom precipitated an important turn in the evolution of the songstress film. Until this moment, singing films far outnumbered song-and-dance films, and musical expression centered primarily upon vocal performance...
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374121-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7412-1
... of the chapter. Through close analysis of this work and related unpublished working documents, the chapter interprets Blurting in a&l as a key turning point for Art & Language’s New York section and concludes by showing how it precipitated the New York section’s decision to assert its operational...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374404-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7440-4
... of precipitation, and significant tidal ranges. Prominent in this chapter are the perspectives of two collaborators from the town of Guapi, the local poet Don Agapito Montaño and the traditional healer and midwife Doña Celia Lucumí Caicedo, whose experiences and stories provide the individualized, personal keys...
Published: 11 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375050-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7505-0
... This chapter investigates the successive and severe setbacks to black working people’s progress between the late 1840s and mid-1850s. The Sugar Duties Act of 1846 that gradually eliminated protection for British Caribbean sugar in the English market depressed sugar prices and precipitated...
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373681-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7368-1
... In 1955, Alberto Burri began using a new material: polyvinyl acetate, a type of plastic frequently used for binding purposes (in glues, for example, or for book binding). It did not become interchangeable among the other materials with which Burri experimented but precipitated a specific...
Published: 29 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375456-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
..., de Bloost asks whether the 1970s signaled the end of the modern emancipatory ideal and concurrent modes of struggle, precipitating the emergence of a new kind of political subject, one that demands the overcoming of the socio-political anthropology of the liberal democratic homo economicus...
Published: 29 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
... political anthropology that resists the dominant liberal democratic Western consensus. Following theorists of operaismo and autonomia such as Franco Berardi and Mario Tronti, de Bloost asks whether the 1970s signaled the end of the modern emancipatory ideal and concurrent modes of struggle, precipitating...