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Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 55–74.
Published: 01 January 2005
.... The Brookfi elds Hotel (Freetown, Sierra Leone) Danny Hoffman O ctober 31, 1992. The front facade of the Hotel Turismo in the Angolan capi- tal Luanda is blown away by grenade and machine-gun fi re in an attack on UNITA (União Nacional para...
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Public Culture (1996) 9 (1): 69–91.
Published: 01 January 1996
... the northwestern tip of the United States, in Seattle, in the gray indecision of the International District, in a non- descript transient hotel, deep in the hotel’s basement, behind a solid oak door with a rusty padlock, stands a storage room, and in the storage room lies a mas- sive pile...
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Public Culture (1988) 1 (1): 58–61.
Published: 01 January 1988
.... of Animal Products Processing Industry & Commerce has 12% and the Beijing Travel & Tourism Cop, which owns several luxury hotels here, has the rest. Profits initially will be plowed back into this unit and will be used for additional KFC outlets in China. The KFC spokesman declined to comment...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (3): 607–613.
Published: 01 September 1993
... features a resort complex encompassing six hotels, a golf course, and the ”Festival Disney” entertainment center. While Euro Disneyland proper privileges the Euro- pean origins of many of the classic fairy tales on which its rides and amusements...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 407–429.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Valley, a strip of seedy prostitution hotels and clubs, to a concerted effort to resecure the tenancy of working families in a series of tightly controlled reno- vated buildings. In part, this minor effort at gentrification was motivated...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 75–107.
Published: 01 January 1999
... closed and hotels which supplied heroin on room service. They talked familiarly of warlords, spy rings, international arms dealers and the pecu- liar delights on offer in Shanghai’s brothels. Long before landing, wives dreamed of the fabulous...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (2): 385–396.
Published: 01 May 1994
... that he or she is an invited guest, just like filmmakers. The programming is too political, not to say chaotic, favoring some filmmakers, and excluding others. The city of Ouagadougou has reached the limits of its capacity during the festival. While there are only 1,200 hotel rooms...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (2): 307–320.
Published: 01 May 2008
... in world-competitive circles. Global city reports from the Academy and the Businessworld confirm that Shanghai has indeed made the great leap forward, consistently ranking in the top ten cities as a global urban giant and center of superlatives (world’s fastest train, world’s highest hotel, etc...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 210–221.
Published: 01 January 1999
...William Cunningham Bissell Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Camera Zanzibar William Cunningham Bissell In 1994, a sign advertising a new resort, the Mbweni Ruins Hotel, materialized I along the airport road...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 387–405.
Published: 01 May 2015
... ($30–$60), and also expected their working conditions to take the form of an apartment or hotel room, male prostitutes cost a fraction as much. “It’s not the same as taking bitches [ curve ] to a hotel,” Constantin admitted, “but then again, I don’t have to pay all that money. I can’t afford it. I...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (1): 93–113.
Published: 01 January 2000
... of youth phenomenon and the anxiety it generates are structured around a set of particular spatial tropes. This motion-charged space includes bars and restaurants, nightclubs, fashion stores, shopping centers, luxury hotels, high- tech office buildings, and expressways. It also extends to tennis courts...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 415–424.
Published: 01 September 2007
... suggested to the leadership of the American Studies Association (ASA) that the organization invite him to attend the annual meeting that year in Wash- ington, D.C., all expenses paid. The ASA paid for him to come and gave him a free registration and money for a hotel, and it didn’t ask him to do...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 369–397.
Published: 01 May 2010
... his mammoth creation — signal its descent from delirium into dementia. Along with the skyscraper, Koolhaas argues, the hotel was a privileged realm during the heyday of New York, and by the 1930s it had become “Hollywood’s favorite...
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Public Culture (1995) 7 (3): 529–555.
Published: 01 September 1995
.... When local stories do emerge in the public spaces of national memory, they risk being so disfigured by dominant narratives and commodifying practices that they become unrecognizable. When browsing through the gift shop of the country's largest hotel (where many of the American veterans...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (1): 47–66.
Published: 01 January 2004
... 2002). 49 Public Culture Beyazıt, became the main marketplace for the shuttle traders.6 With dozens of hotels in the area, Laleli by the 1980s was already attracting tourists from Poland...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (2): 319–339.
Published: 01 May 1998
... Shelters.” In Wallis, 80 -85. Hegel , G. W. F. 1967 . Hegel's Philosophy of Right . Trans. T. M. Knox. New York: Oxford University Press. Hoch , Charles , and Robert A. Slayton. 1989 . New Homeless and Old: Community and the Skid Row Hotel . Philadelphia: Temple University Press...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 373–405.
Published: 01 September 2004
... site of concentration for accounting, legal, and information services. The cityscape is dominated by office developments and shopping emporiums, convention and entertainment centers, and hotels. White-collar and service employment are ex...
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Public Culture (1996) 9 (1): 113–125.
Published: 01 January 1996
...) on North Michigan Avenue, Chicago’s Magnificent Mile of exclusive hotels and stores...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 441–450.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... And this enemy has not ceased to be victorious. —Walter Benjamin, Illuminations Benjamin in Port Bou Walter Benjamin died on September 27, 1940, in the Hotel de Francia, in the Catalan border town of Port Bou. Like many...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (2): 457–475.
Published: 01 May 2000
...? To consider this question, I returned to the lobby of my hotel where gem sellers were sitting in front of coffee cups and improbably large sacks of uncut rubies. Looking across the street as the sun went down and the neon signs turned the sky...