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Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373599-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7359-9
... Residents of Mumbai receive their daily allocations of water on a schedule that produces “water time” and compels temporalized forms of social activity in the settlements. This chapter is an ethnographic account of how water time is experienced and made viable by three women in different...
Published: 28 December 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382348-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8234-8
... "OnIy Let the Story End As Soon As Possible": Time-and-History in Ernest Hemingway's In Our Time E. R. Hagemann • The sixteen italicized Chapters in In Our Time are in five states with some...
Published: 06 October 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7241-7
... PART IV.  “Democracy Is the Worst Form of Government, Except All Those Other Forms That Have Been Tried from Time to Time” 11. Three Bulgarian Jokes Question: What did Bulgarians use to light their houses before they started using candles? Answer: Electricity. Sometime after...
Published: 15 September 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372776
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7277-6
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373117-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7311-7
... 1 Analyzing the African Origins of Negro ­Music and Dance in a Time of Racism, Fascism, and War The ritual drumsw ­ ere never touched by a w­ oman, even the highest of the mambos. Many liberties ere permitted w­ me ­because of my...
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373117-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7311-7
... 4 Disalienating Movement and Sound from the Pathologies of Freedom and Time The discovery of the existence of a Negro civilization in the fifteenthc­ entury confers no patent of humanity on me. Like it or not, the past can in no way...
Published: 22 September 2014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7620-0
... PART I ON LOCATION Situating the Hollywood Canteen (and Swing Culture as National Memory) in War time Los Angeles CHAPTER 1 Wrestling Hollywood to the Map Race is not simply a category of analysis that can be applied or removed from a map of the “real” urban...
Published: 31 July 2013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7625-5
... PART THREE One Man in His Time m 8 PRINCE AND PAUPER LL that we did, thought and hoped for met and crashed in ~ St. Hill. It was carried to the heights by Constantine. Even his countrymen know only the body...
Book Chapter

By Karen Beckman
Published: 07 March 2014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7681-1
... I : : Time and Space 1 : : Animation and History Esther Leslie Animation’s Ahistory Does animation have a history? Does it evolve as would any other medium that is born and grows up, all the while refining and developing its techniques? This appears to be how film developed. Film...
Published: 21 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376439-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7643-9
... CHAPTER 3 Th e Diffi culty of Kindness: Boundaries, Time, and the Ordinary Clara Han ■ In this essay I am...
Published: 13 August 2014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7644-6
... PART I World Enough and Time THE GENESIS AND GENIUS OF THE WIRE 1  nographicEth Imagination FROM JOURNALISM TO TELEVISION SERIAL David Simon only ever wanted to be a great journalist. However, his notion of journalism was grandiose...
Published: 13 August 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376446-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7644-6
... 2  al SeriTelevision’s World and Time THE IMPORTANCE OF THE “PART” Sometimes the weakest shit in a story is the stuff with quotation marks around it. You got a guy telling us how rough it is on the street. . . . That...
Published: 14 May 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376705-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7670-5
...chapter 3 “Ah Tulk to de Dead All de Time” The notion that other worlds are attempting to communicate with this world is widespread. . . . This is nothing new to the sea coast negroes. They always have believed in supernatural beings and strange lands and...
Book Chapter

By David Scott
Published: 01 January 2014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7702-3
... t Par I T ragedy, Time Time is the most profound and the most tragic subject which human beings can think about. One might even say: the only thing that is tragic. All...
Published: 01 January 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377023-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7702-3
...Two Stranded in the Present The Ruins of Time For to make sense of our lives from where we are, as it were, stranded in the middle, we need fictions of beginnings and fictions of ends, fictions which unite beginning and end and endow the interval...
Published: 04 September 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377092-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7709-2
... Highlife Time My parents knew they could trust me because I had already been through a big shit with them about smoking grass. I’ve been smoking all my life, and I started at the age of fifteen. 2 That is forbidden in Nigeria...
Published: 27 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377153-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7715-3
... chapter 6 Normative Time and the Challenge of Community Labor in Local Exchange Trading Schemes I joined to meet people in the community, and because a friend who does things for me, it made me feel less indebted paying in . . . the local cur- rency. And her...
Published: 13 August 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376293-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7629-3
...CHAPTER 6 Pumping Irony: Gymming, the Kòbòlò, and the Cultural Economy of Free Time The gymming culture in Accra illustrates something quite diff erent from that of the salsa scene we encountered in the previous chapter. The term “gymming” represents a range of activities centered on...
Published: 13 August 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376293-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7629-3
...CONCLUSION On Urban Free Time: Vladimir, Estragon, and Rem Koolhaas The city . . . does not tell its past, but contains it like the lines of a hand, written in the corners of the streets, the gratings of the windows, the banisters of the steps . . .  every segment marked in turn with...
Published: 15 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376323-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7632-3
... 3_RATIONALIZING Cognition, Time, and Logic in the Social and Behavioral Sciences ​“What we thought we were doing (and I think we succeeded fairly well) was treating the brain as a Turing machine; that is, as a device which could perform the...