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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 215–245.
Published: 01 January 2020
... that digital objects are operating at the heart of the museum. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 art digital museum preservation In 1998 the Museum of Modern Art in New York (MoMA) acquired Lovers , an interactive digital art installation created by the Japanese artist Teiji...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 237–259.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Andrew Lakoff This essay tracks the two-decade-long struggle to protect the delta smelt and other native fish populations in California. Through the case of the smelt, it asks how the goal of species preservation is integrated into contemporary governmental practice. What values are at play...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 375–386.
Published: 01 September 2013
... (including the worldwide society) such as which species or languages to preserve. 2013 During the great heat waves of 1995 in Chicago and 2003 in Paris, many people, especially but not only elderly people living alone, died, and the news media in both cities were filled with discussions of what had...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 419–436.
Published: 01 September 2022
...’ historic preservation aims. By making diasporic publics legible and increasing the visibility of communities’ settlement patterns and remaining extant features, The TXFC Project elevates stakeholders’ concerns in urban planning domains. In 2020, COVID-19’s social distancing requirements challenged...
Published: 01 May 2022
figure 2. Hewlett-Packard garage in Palo Alto, California. The garage is a historic landmark designated as the “Birthplace of Silicon Valley” by the State of California Office of Historic Preservation. Courtesy of BrokenSphere/Wikimedia Commons, CC-BY-SA license: creativecommons.org/licenses More
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (3): 769–786.
Published: 01 September 2000
... for building and urban development, but accompanying it like a shadow is something that at first sight seems rather puzzling: the state’s interest in preservation projects. It is within the problematic of tensions between the city, the nation, and the transnational...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 269–274.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... In the course of their conversation, Gandhi pointed out what he thought was the fundamental contra- diction in the attention that Europeans paid to the preservation of life: But the West attaches an exaggerated importance to prolonging man’s earthly existence. Until the man’s last moment on earth you...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (3): 539–566.
Published: 01 September 1996
... by the year 2000 (Whelan 1991:4; Urry 1990:5). On the one hand, ecotourism has been presented as a negotiated response to the imperatives of ecological preservation within an ecocidal system of global capital. On the other hand...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (2): 425–437.
Published: 01 May 1994
... that shows an even larger role women are called on to play 427 in the Indian immigrant bourgeoisie’s construction of “Indianness.” Nation, Woman, As Bhattacharjee shows, talking about women often means talking about tradi- Immigrant tion. Woman is one site on which nation is preserved...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 September 1994
... York: Semiotext(e), 1991). perceived as such provokes a desire for the quick fix of a smoke or an identity. 445 Such a concern for “Hong Kong culture” will indeed extend to an interest in its Building on architecture and in the preservation of old buildings; but such an interest also...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 January 2000
... as possible, a constructive and preventive attitude means preserving future gen- erations from the fever of immediacy, from reactive passivity, from refuge in artificial or virtual illusory paradises, and from omnipotent emergency. Through...
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Public Culture (1995) 8 (1): 177–185.
Published: 01 January 1995
.... On this hill, now known as the Campidoglio, the buildings-cultural icons of the same status of importance as are the structures on the Palatine, for they are largely the work of Michelangelo - are preserved and maintained in completed form...
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Public Culture (1990) 2 (2): 65–81.
Published: 01 May 1990
... “On Having a Culture: Nationalism and the Preservation of Quebec's Patrimoine.” In George Stocking (ed.), Objects and Others (History of Anthropology , volume 3 ). Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, p. 192 -217. Hobsbawm , Eric , and Terence Ranger (eds.) 1983 The Invention of Tradition...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 19–44.
Published: 01 January 1992
... be confused with a Ministry of Cultural Affairs as it “seeks to promote and preserve Indian culture and her- itage and foster friendship and understanding between Indians and the peo- ple of North America.” The foresightedness of great leaders, who guard and propagate the essence of India, shines...
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Public Culture (1997) 10 (1): 115–134.
Published: 01 January 1997
..., then, is not just another factory. It is, for many, sacred ground. Preserving its memory involves far more than taking up an antiquarian interest in a few machines. It involves an insistence on the continuing viability of issues like these. Indeed...
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Public Culture (1988) 1 (1): 17–19.
Published: 01 January 1988
... monumentale de l'espace, le role de tdmoin historique de son temps y est ins&. La preservation de ce tbmoignage se fond6 tant sur sa condition de ville enti6rement neuve que du fait qu'elle traduit pleinement les principes du Mouvement d'Architecture Moderne contenus dans la Charte d'Ath8nes Modernism...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (2): 263–292.
Published: 01 May 1994
... of the painting by cutting out the controversial portrait of the leader, but still preserving his carefully watched, brightly lit world, and thus "varnishing" the reality of the authoritarian representation. Since this is a didactic painting, we...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (3): 573–605.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of Moscow by taking a closer look at two recent and highly visible projects. One of these is a rather bold historic preservation project in which two prerevolutionary railroad bridges —  Figure 1  View of Khmel’nitsky Bridge from Kiev...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 370–373.
Published: 01 September 2013
...,” Rajagopal writes. “The West seeks to preserve the broad character of its present structures, while the rest of the world’s population is aware that their future lies in transcending their present, not in preserving it.” Heather Love’s essay, “Close Reading and Thin Description,” is a fascinating...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (1): 91–124.
Published: 01 January 2002
... by it. But reason alone can tell us God’s purposes. Living things, including our- Modern Social selves, strive to preserve themselves. This is God’s doing. As Locke writes, Imaginaries God having made Man, and planted in him, as in all other Animals, a strong desire of Self-preservation, and furnished...