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Series: New slant: : religion, politics, and ontology
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395249-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9524-9
Series: Bicentennial Reflections on the French Revolution
Published: 27 June 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382751-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8275-1
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... Charles S. Peirce indexical iconic symbolic signs Erving Goffman documents multispecies ethnography ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
.... Peirce indexical iconic symbolic signs Erving Goffman documents multispecies ethnography ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
...', doctors', and epidemiologists' indexical claims even as no one valued theirs. Advocating multispecies ontologies, healers insisted on positioning nonhumans, including vampire bats, as active participants in knowledge production. Charles S. Peirce indexical iconic symbolic signs Erving Goffman...
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 26 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027713-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2771-3
... This chapter considers how the self-released cassette contributed to independent rock music and culture, serving as a means of distribution and a symbol of community. Cassette culture emerged in the 1980s as a network of musical outsiders who communicated by mail. As different as cassette...
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By Nayanika Mookherjee
Published: 05 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
... women as birangonas but also set up rehabilitation centers for them. Rehabilitation in fact became a trope for the symbolic invocation of the dynamism of the new nation of Bangladesh, which ensured its development and modernity out of the “traditions and taboos” of Muslim society. The chapter explores...
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 26 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027713-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2771-3
... of the term mixtape within hip-hop for DJ-created works of turntable artistry, creators and consumers of indie music constructed the mix tape as a gift that symbolically rescued music from the profane world of commodities. The mix tape's routines of announcing one's music tastes as a bid for connection...
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 26 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027713-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2771-3
... its resurgence, this study considers how in the 1980s the cassette first came to the fore both as a format of music release and a symbol of intimate connection through music. The cassette redefined what it meant to share recorded music, yet to do so it needed communities into whose stories...
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 26 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027713-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2771-3
... the cassette's egalitarianism and accessibility, yet to get stocked in record stores and played on radio stations they had to release music on vinyl or CD. Whatever its shortcomings, the cassette sold better than any other format in the late 1980s and retained a symbolic currency within indie culture...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... campaign for the congressional elections of 1874, the lawyer and congressman Andrés Ibáñez confronted his rival in the central plaza of Santa Cruz, taking off and throwing to the ground his frock coat and shoes in a profoundly symbolic gesture to identify himself with the common people who were called...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... In 1904, Bolivia and Chile signed the Treaty for Peace and Friendship, which obliged Chile to build the railroad between Arica and La Paz. 2 The year before, the Treaty of Petropolis resolved the territorial dispute between Bolivia and Brazil—the former would cede the rubber-rich Acre region...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... but in the hopes of an electoral opening, five of the new peasant organizations signed the Manifesto of Tiwanaku in which they broadcast their aspirations for radical social change. While they still used the class language of the “peasantry,” the entire tone of the document is anticolonial, and the project looked...
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By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... and Capital, 1800–1878 (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1962), 1: 230–43; Benjamin Franklin Cooling, Symbol, Sword, and Shield: Defending Washington During the Civil War (Shippensburg, PA: White Mane, 1991), 1–42; Donald Beekman Myer, Bridges and the City of Washington (Washington, DC: U.S...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... and Capital, 1800–1878 (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1962), 1: 230–43; Benjamin Franklin Cooling, Symbol, Sword, and Shield: Defending Washington During the Civil War (Shippensburg, PA: White Mane, 1991), 1–42; Donald Beekman Myer, Bridges and the City of Washington (Washington, DC: U.S...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-033
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... and Capital, 1800–1878 (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1962), 1: 230–43; Benjamin Franklin Cooling, Symbol, Sword, and Shield: Defending Washington During the Civil War (Shippensburg, PA: White Mane, 1991), 1–42; Donald Beekman Myer, Bridges and the City of Washington (Washington, DC: U.S...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... and Capital, 1800–1878 (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1962), 1: 230–43; Benjamin Franklin Cooling, Symbol, Sword, and Shield: Defending Washington During the Civil War (Shippensburg, PA: White Mane, 1991), 1–42; Donald Beekman Myer, Bridges and the City of Washington (Washington, DC: U.S...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... and Capital, 1800–1878 (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1962), 1: 230–43; Benjamin Franklin Cooling, Symbol, Sword, and Shield: Defending Washington During the Civil War (Shippensburg, PA: White Mane, 1991), 1–42; Donald Beekman Myer, Bridges and the City of Washington (Washington, DC: U.S...
Published: 03 April 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... and Capital, 1800–1878 (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1962), 1: 230–43; Benjamin Franklin Cooling, Symbol, Sword, and Shield: Defending Washington During the Civil War (Shippensburg, PA: White Mane, 1991), 1–42; Donald Beekman Myer, Bridges and the City of Washington (Washington, DC: U.S...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... and Capital, 1800–1878 (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1962), 1: 230–43; Benjamin Franklin Cooling, Symbol, Sword, and Shield: Defending Washington During the Civil War (Shippensburg, PA: White Mane, 1991), 1–42; Donald Beekman Myer, Bridges and the City of Washington (Washington, DC: U.S...