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Published: 08 May 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391920-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9192-0
... Matthew J. Van Hoose 10. El “Tú” Tropical, el “Vos” Villero, and Places in Between Language, Ideology, and the Spatialization of Difference in Uruguayan Tropical Music Ay, como la voy a gozar, pronto se les va a acabar, Ay, como van a llorar. La...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388562-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8856-2
...chapter one FRAMING ‘‘THE NEW JAMAICA’’ Feasting on the Picturesque Tropical Landscape If you wish to understand that consoling pity with which the islands were regarded, look at the tinted engravings of Antillean forests, with their proper palm trees...
Published: 21 June 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383369-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8336-9
...Tropical Kitsch in Blood and Ink Mexico is living through a profound findesie`cle malaise, an unease that I think might appropriately be described as an attempt to escape from its cage of melancholy. The war in Chiapas and its dramatic results have shaken the Mexican...
Published: 05 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384342-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8434-2
... marilia coutinho Tropical Medicine in Brazil the case of chagas’ disease or some reason, northerners tend to be more frightened of Chagas’ Fdisease than of other tropical diseases.∞ Perhaps it is because of the disease’s silent onset; it manifests itself...
Published: 03 July 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395942-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9594-2
... One • Manifest Destinations and the Work of Tropical Fictions Every society is known by the fictions that it keeps. — theriCa ne Stimpson, foreword to Bederman, Manliness and...
Published: 20 April 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392231-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9223-1
...Chapter 1 A Tropical Mediterranean Lake Maracaibo at the Turn of the Century ather than the prototypical colonial backwater that was often Rrepresented, Venezuela before the advent of the oil industry exhibited patterns of development commonly...
Published: 20 April 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392231-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9223-1
...Chapter 5 Our Tropical Outpost Gender and the Senior Staff Camps s oil operations stabilized, and the required tour of duty for Aemployees from the United States involved prolonged stays, the companies pursued new cultural and gendered...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388562-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8856-2
...chapter four DIVING INTO THE RACIAL WATERS OF BEACH SPACE IN JAMAICA Tropical Modernity and the Myrtle Bank Hotel’s Pool The Jamaica of the tourist brochures, the Paradise Island with blue mountains and white sands, and a climate which must be as near to...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388562-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8856-2
...epilogue TROPICAL FUTURES Civilizing Citizens and Uncivilizing Tourists These beaches are up for grabs. The tourists say they own them. They are the ultimate frontier, visible evidence of our past wanderings and our present distress...
Published: 29 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389958-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8995-8
...All Cumbias, the Cumbia The Latin Americanization of a Tropical Genre Héctor Fernández L’Hoeste Cuando un pueblo cae en desgracia, escucha cumbia. —Pappo, Argentine rocker The epigraph above, ‘‘When people despair, they listen...
Published: 08 August 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385004-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8500-4
... PART 1 Scales, Logics, and Agents Tropical Knowledges Warwick Anderson THE NATURES OF CULTURE Environment and Race in the Colonial Tropics ‘‘The main army of science moves to the...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385271-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8527-1
...RAIN FOREST ICONS CANDACE SLATER FIRE IN EL DORADO, OR IMAGES OF TROPICAL NATURE AND THEIR PRACTICAL EFFECTS During the week that the hri group was busy exploring the Yucatán, the DreamWorks movie The Road to El Dorado opened in theaters in Orange County.∞ Our curiosity piqued by...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... president of the society. March 2, 1969 tropical plants hen Hamilton Mason dropped in last summer on the way to WBaltimore, he was surprised to find Erythrina crista [Erythrina crista-galli ] still in bloom. Here it is cut back to the ground every winter, but...
Published: 11 June 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391784-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9178-4
..., ostentatious costumes, six-​inch platform shoes, jangling jewelry, and ubiquitous headgear of tur- bans and fruit baskets projected a zany, carefree performer from an exotic tropical paradise. “Brazil’s ambassador” to the United States represented the continent-​sized country as a place filled...
Published: 13 October 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372752-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7275-2
... Chapter 6 U.S. EMANCIPATION AND TROPICAL BLACK FREEDOM In May 1862, roughly one year into the Civil War, the New York Tribune de- clared that “the wealth and weight of Southern production” rested on the transformation of “the African...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399117-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9911-7
...~ Colonialism and the Sciences of the Tropical Zone: The Academic Analysis of Difference in "the Island Peoples" ~ Tomiyama Ichim "THE SOUTHERN ISLANDS" AND THE SCIENCES OF THE TROPICAL ZONE The Sciences of the Tropical Zone and the Memory of Empire Many independent nations...
Published: 19 February 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399698-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9969-8
...Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Tropical Maladies The young Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul blames his film career for his lack of a boyfriend. Talking in San Fran- 12 cisco recently on the occasion of a U.S. retrospective in his...
Published: 02 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376835-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7683-5
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374251-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7425-1
... Chapter 3 analyzes how independent filmmakers such as Apichatpong Weerasethakul make use of the Buddhist notion of impermanence to interrogate the notions of social wounding and recompense that inform liberal discourse on minoritarian personhood. The analysis of Apichatpong’s Tropical Malady...
Published: 05 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376828-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7682-8