1-20 of 135 Search Results for


Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 465–485.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Philipp Scholz Rittermann; Carol McCusker In 2009 and 2010, photographer Philipp Scholz Rittermann followed China’s thousand-mile-long Grand Canal. His images reveal the layers of contemporary China’s socioeconomic strata and the collision of antiquity with modernity in urban, industrial, and rural...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 485–505.
Published: 01 September 2001
...: American Women Poets and the Second World War (1990). Althizer, Nell. 1994 . Collected poems, 1930-83, by Josephine Miles. Thirteenth Moon 9 : 1 -2, 144-50. Baird, Joseph L., and Deborah S. Workman, eds. 1986 . Toward Solomon's mountain: The experience of disability in poetry . Philadelphia...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 193–214.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of nearby gas wells. Within a quarter mile of her house, along a winding “tar and chip” (unpaved) road called Sugar Camp, earth-movers leveled the side of a mountain to build a well pad, two massive drilling rigs manned by dozens of workers operated around the clock, pipeline rights-of-way scarred...
FIGURES | View All (10)
Journal Article
Public Culture (1992) 4 (2): 89–92.
Published: 01 May 1992
...-shirt with the slogan “I’d fly 10,OOO miles to smoke a camel” took off on the old Camel cigarette ad, “I’d walk 1,OOO miles to smoke a Camel”; it depicted a rifle targeted on an Arab riding a camel. After the war began, “Scudbuster” T-shirts appeared. So, too, did a magazine, Operation Desert...
Journal Article
Public Culture (1996) 9 (1): 113–125.
Published: 01 January 1996
... Gardens stretch for two miles on Chicago's South Side. Built on the site of an earlier segregated Black ghetto, some say that the 40,000 residents of the Homes and Gardens make this the largest public housing complex in the world. One year after completion, Mayor Richard J. Daley declared...
Journal Article
Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 557–562.
Published: 01 September 1999
... by miles and miles of undeveloped land) a tour bus forges a space outside of Islamic time. Moving too quickly for the gaze of the Islamic police, its passengers are no longer under the scrutiny of the watchful eye that polices them in Tehran; moving, they become voyeurs, the audience. Roxanne Varzi...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 459–484.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., at an average speed of three to four miles an hour (roughly the norm of walking). Lynch makes us aware, as we watch the film, of the extent to which even our visual experience of space has been transformed by speed—not only...
Journal Article
Public Culture (1997) 9 (2): 189–196.
Published: 01 May 1997
... Test Site. One hundred and twenty-six miles west of the Faultless site and twenty-eight miles southeast of Fallon, new home to the “Top Gun” training facility, is a similar nuclear site. But here nearly all surface evidence of a nuclear blast...
Journal Article
Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 35–48.
Published: 01 January 1994
... Culturalists then on I was on the inside of what was happening in New York‘s mu- sic scene. Miles: me Autobiography The young Malcolm’s flight from Lansing, Michigan to Boston and later to Harlem points toward a rift between the country and the city...
Journal Article
Public Culture (1995) 7 (2): 449–453.
Published: 01 May 1995
... at the southern end of the Baja peninsula in Mexico. Even at a distance, the monument looms over the landscape. Perched alone in the desert, hundreds of miles south...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 249–260.
Published: 01 March 2013
... hundred miles of new fencing have been built. Simultaneously, the number of United States Border Patrol agents has increased nearly fivefold. All legislation points to a continuation of this process. In examining this process, scholars and policy makers tend to focus on macro- level issues...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2008) 20 (2): 177–191.
Published: 01 May 2008
... rotated counterclockwise, the winds came southwestward across twenty miles of open water on Lake Pontchartrain, pushing a huge storm surge up against the levee system of New Orleans and, through levee and canal wall breaches, directly into the city. St. Bernard Parish was completely inundated...
Journal Article
Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): 130–135.
Published: 01 January 1989
... as to make it impossible for the reader to assess the value of the evidence Nowadays, being an explorer is a trade, which consists not, as one might think, in discovering hitherto unknown facts after years of study, but in covering a great many miles and assembling slide-shows or motion...
Journal Article
Public Culture (1997) 10 (1): 115–134.
Published: 01 January 1997
... Culture 10(1): 115–134 Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 115 Public Culture Homestead, Pennsylvania. Homestead is only a few miles upriver from Pitts- burgh’s prosperous “Golden Triangle,” but it might...
Journal Article
Public Culture (1998) 10 (2): x–xi.
Published: 01 May 1998
... food to an area that had been under harsh occupation for several years. The town had just been opened up to travel and thus to aid, but because the front lines were just a few miles away, security and supplies were unreliable. Twenty-five people a day were dying of starvation. A sea of tiny mud...
Journal Article
Public Culture (1998) 10 (2): 313–317.
Published: 01 May 1998
... cost 7 rupees; a kilo of lower-quality rice, Public Culture 10(2): 312–317 Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 313 Public Culture 15 rupees; two aspirin tablets, 1 rupee; a two-mile bus fare, 2 rupees; rubber san...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 363–384.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... The inauguration marked an end point in a seventy-year struggle over the construction of the Iquitos-Nauta road. Nauta, a small provincial town, lies approximately sixty miles from the regional capital Iquitos, in the department of Loreto in northeastern Peru. Nauta is located at the confluence of two rivers...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2017
... American journalists often write about such places from “green zones,” hundreds of miles away, or more likely from different countries and even different continents altogether, Tahir takes us up close to where bodies, earth, and communities are torn apart by American violence. How do we know such places...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2019
... century, attempts to secure the enormous 8,878-mile perimeter of the continental United States prioritized areas of perceived greater risk to the defense of the nation-state. The two great land mass borders have presented securitization with a formidable task even without taking the coastlines...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2005) 17 (3): 517–519.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., the National, the Global. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. Marc, David, and Robert J. Thompson. 2005. Television in the Antenna Age: A Concise History. Oxford: Blackwell. 518 Miles, Tiya. 2005. Ties That Bind: The Story...