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Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396376-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9637-6
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397922-052
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9792-2
...Village Idiots had a dream the other night -inspired by thoughts about this assign• I ment [to write about the future of popular music], innumerable arti• cles about interactive technology and the "information highway," my girlfriend's current obsession with Bob Dylan, Michiko Kakutani's...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397861-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9786-1
...Indigenous Media: Faustian Contract or Global Village? Faye Ginsburg And tomorrow? The dreams of Vertov and Flaherty will be combined into a me• chanical "cine-eye-ear" which is such a "participant" camera that it will pass au• tomatically into the hands of those who were...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394051-055
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9405-1
...Ape Gama (Our Village) Martin Wickramasinghe In comparison to the militancy espoused by the Anagarika Dharmapala, we have the approach articulated in the first half of the twentieth century by Martin Wickra- masinghe, a prolific novelist and anthropologist, who sought not so much to reform...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394341-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9434-1
...seven d Village and Diaspora as Deterritorialized Library In the dusty flea markets of central Lima, some low-end book dealers offer stacks of obscure publications from the country’s provinces, towns, and villages. These catchall volumes of local lore...
Published: 08 November 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380153-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8015-3
... chapter 7 Village Politics Situating Moral Economies february 1999 Sarah’s Hope Tea Estate Seven years have passed since I last sat in the darkness of her kitchen, huddled in the pauses between the grinding of...
Published: 15 March 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386759-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8675-9
Published: 08 October 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386179-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8617-9
... 2 A FLOWERY SCRIPT: THE SOCIAL AND DOCUMENTARY ORDER OF MODERN TUPICOCHA VILLAGE hen the members of Peasant Community San Andrés de Tupico- Wcha assemble, they meet under a sign. It is the community’s emblem- atic self-representation (figure 5). By unfolding its...
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By Paige West
Published: 10 February 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394846-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9484-6
...4 VILLAGE COFFEE In this chapter I describe the lives of some of the people who grow coffee in Papua New Guinea and show how coffee has worked to produce space, place, and subjectivity for Gimi- speaking peoples. The chapter begins with an introduction to the...
Published: 21 November 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390077-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9007-7
...4. in a samurai village In the fields with which we are concerned, knowledge comes only in lightning flashes. The text is the long roll of thunder that follows.—walter benjamin, notes for the Passagen-Werk in The Arcades Project Winter comes even to Okinawa. Under darkened skies, the...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392583-041
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9258-3
... The Village of Posady (1979/82) Lev Timofeev ‘‘I am not a peasant, nor have I ever starved begins Lev Timofeev in The Technol- ogy of the Black Market or, the Peasants’ Art of Starving. Timofeev set down his observations in 1979, knowing that what he had to say would not pass Soviet...
Published: 30 September 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392859-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9285-9
... A Headlong Rush into the Future Violence and Revolution in a Guatemalan Indigenous Village carlota mcallister To write about revolution in Guatemala is to write about twentieth-century Latin America’s bloodiest armed conflict. Rapacious...
Published: 17 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388159-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8815-9
... Two Renewable Icons Concepts of Religious Power in a Fishing Village in South India Cecilia Busby he coastal road in south Kerala runs through an almost unbroken Tline of fishing villages, each...
Published: 22 May 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389859-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8985-9
...THREE THE VILLAGE ORIGINS he Gaston family was proud of its origins in a French creole village in TDominica, where the family had lived for several decades and the chil- dren were born and reared. This meant that the family identified with a small community of peasant proprietors...
Published: 03 December 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392613-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9261-3
... Chapter 3 Kajar, a Blacksmithing Village in Yogyakarta This chapter will present a relatively detailed description of a single metal- working village. The village chosen is Kajar, a large and well-stratified blacksmithing village in Yogyakarta Special Region (Daerah...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... squalid places. • 3 • The Map of My Village The ouse ­h was in an alley, set away from the winding street, and in that ­house ere three w­ communists who, during my first visit, sold me a book and several magazines. This was in my hometown, Patna...
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
... their spiritual aspirations. These voices stand for the tens of millions of articulate citizens of Bangladesh and give a taste of one of their great talents: self-­expression. Becoming a Village Photographer Sabina Yasmin Sathi The media image of Bangladesh tends toward the somber, if not...
Published: 10 June 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383666-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8366-6
... I The Dynamics of a Dialogic Relation between a Peasant Village and Its Ethnic Counterpart: A Semiotic Approach Prologue ‘‘The Strange Intruder’’ (From Peirce): A Peasant Village and Its Many Others This book is a...
Published: 10 June 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383666-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8366-6
... Prologue ‘‘The Strange Intruder’’ (From Peirce): A Peasant Village and Its Many Others This book is a semiotic study of the intercommunication, verbal and non- verbal, implicit and explicit, within and between two communities. The first...