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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 11 Oscar Niemeyer, Hélio Uchoa, Rafael Cotufo, and Eduardo Kneese de Mello, Palace of the Nations, São Paulo Fourth Centennial Fair, 1949. From Olgyay and Olgyay, Solar Control and Shading Devices (1957). The “sun mask” is at top in the center, showing how the shading system was More
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Public Culture (1 May 1994) 6 (2): 241–262.
Published: 01 May 1994
... the palace-city province of the same name in south Central Java), the implications of displaced origins are brought home: "This is the Yogyakarta pavilion which represents the Yogyakarta Palace in a 'little' form [bentuk 'kecil For those who...
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Public Culture (1 January 1988) 1 (1): 62–64.
Published: 01 January 1988
... Economic and Cultural Analysis in the Marxist Study of Third World Film and Video." Jump Cut 33: 82-91. Kracauer, Siegfried. "Cult of Distraction: On Berlin's Picture Palaces." New German Cri- tique 40 (Winter 1987): 91-96. (First published in German, 1926.) Kroker, Arthur, and...
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Public Culture (1 September 1997) 9 (3): 329–354.
Published: 01 September 1997
... south of the capital city Chang'an, it was moderate in size and could not possibly have been used as an actual palace. More likely, the emperor traveled to the hall at designated moments to hold monthly and seasonal ceremonies. Bright Hall...
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Public Culture (1 January 1995) 8 (1): 177–185.
Published: 01 January 1995
..., an oasis of calm in which the visitor may amble amidst the ruins of ancient Roman imperial palaces. The Capitoline, just over the way, a site of busy activity leading straight down into that whirlpool of automotive freneticism, Piazza Venezia. On...
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Public Culture (1 January 1999) 11 (1): 295–312.
Published: 01 January 1999
... Palace Gustavo Capanema Public Culture 11(1): 294–312 Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 295 Public Culture Capital cities tend to exhibit a deliberate architectural symbology that distin...
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Public Culture (1 September 2009) 21 (3): 551–576.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Houhai and Xihai lakes. Suburban parks such as the Summer Palace, the Yuanming Yuan, and Fragrant Hills Park are also important to city dwellers. Public Culture 21:3  d o i 10.1215/08992363-2009-008 Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 551 Public Culture hard...
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Public Culture (1 May 1990) 2 (2): 33–40.
Published: 01 May 1990
... Shinto ceremony of farewell is conducted at the Imperial Palace by the new Emperor. Food and clothing are offered at the altar; a band plays and a choir sings a traditional mourning tune (Ruik4.9 At 9:35 a.m., a motorcade leaves the Imperial grounds for the site of the funeral ceremonies...
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Public Culture (1 January 2000) 12 (1): 74–92.
Published: 01 January 2000
... bricks from the walls of the Forbidden City, each bearing on its uneven surface a suprarealistic depiction of an American currency note. Wang Jin continued to produce such “cash bricks” over the following years and used them to “restore” damaged sections of the palace wall. Other projects in this...
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Public Culture (1 May 1989) 1 (2): 49–59.
Published: 01 May 1989
.... At their high centers, empires had sacred rulers and sacred objects: crown jewels, state regalia, palaces, sacred texts. The courts of the former Indic States of island Southeast Asia (such as those of Java, Bali, South Sulawesi, and the Malay peninsula) imagined themselves and represented...
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Public Culture (1 January 1992) 5 (1): 75–81.
Published: 01 January 1992
...: Monthly Review. MICtt€L-ROLVH TROULLDT Soon after he usurped the crown, King Ubu assembled the crowd in the palace yard, threw money at his happily crawling and jumping subjects, and invited them to an orgy. “Here I am, he mused, king of this land...
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Public Culture (1 May 2001) 13 (2): 233–242.
Published: 01 May 2001
... relations. The video cameras demonstrate the way everything moves except the “center,” which was also once the seat of power in Japan, the location of the Imperial Palace. Since so much of your work seems to be...
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Public Culture (1 January 1996) 9 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 January 1996
... of him walking through the garden of the Elyske Palace on the last day of his tenure as president was shown again. After this, other programs such as a variety show were also canceled and re- placed with programs on...
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Public Culture (1 January 2009) 21 (1): 3–7.
Published: 01 January 2009
... with the insurgency, or at least a sizable portion of the insurgency? From the so-called holocaust at the Palace of Justice in 1985? From the emergence of the principal guerrilla groups in 1964? Or from the assassination of Jorge Eliécer Gaitán in 1948, when the course of contemporary Colombian...
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Public Culture (1 September 2003) 15 (3): 399–425.
Published: 01 September 2003
... technological fantasy. Most of those who gathered at Edsa and marched toward Mendiola—the road leading to the presidential palace—were united by anger at the corrupt regime of President Estrada and by their wish to replace him with a more honest...
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Public Culture (1 September 2012) 24 (3 68): 509–534.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and virtual spaces where architectures and artifacts support forms of life. Kings have historically used fortresses and palaces to mark and adorn their lands, and emperors have extended their territorial reach with networks of roads and ports. Countries continue to define their importance with...
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Public Culture (1 May 2008) 20 (2): 307–320.
Published: 01 May 2008
... than Europe. A theater, a vault, a memory palace. Take a walk down memory lane. “Play it again Old Shanghai.”10 Figure 18  BEFORE: Retrofitting longtang Figure 19  AFTER: Shopping along Xintiandi...
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Public Culture (1 January 1989) 2 (1): 100–105.
Published: 01 January 1989
... prophet and novelist are indistinguishable. What could be expected from Imam Khomeini, who is portrayed as follows: "the Imam grown monstrous, lying in the palace forecourt with his mouth yawning open at the gates; as the people march through the gates he swallows them whole." This is an...
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Public Culture (1 May 1991) 3 (2): 29–40.
Published: 01 May 1991
.... which are filed with examples of characters who are located inside homes, palaces, and gardens but who are shown peering or listening from behind windows, curtains, doors, and bushes. The Islamic system of looking and the semiotic of veiling and unveiling, as developed in Iran, seem to be...
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Public Culture (1 January 1992) 5 (1): 47–55.
Published: 01 January 1992
... that they are doing; anything but “resisting” the sys- tem. And this large majority will not necessady be wrong in their claim, for even “within the palace,” to borrow a phrase from Spivak in the already cited work, there are “power-lines” (22 1). There is “compromise” some- where here, but...