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Public Culture (1 May 1990) 2 (2): 104–113.
Published: 01 May 1990
... She sells tomatoes In the radiance of the tomatoes I see her face quivering I say to myself this is mother's face I remember Gorky's Mother intensely The deep red tomatoes are piled up in her...
Public Culture (1 March 2013) 25 (2 70): 261–271.
Published: 01 March 2013
... expect not just charcoal but products of the countryside at source, at prices much cheaper than in the city, before all manner of markups are added. It is not uncommon for people living in cidades like Chimoio to drive out to the countryside to buy vegetable greens, tomatoes, onions, carrots...
Public Culture (1 May 1989) 1 (2): 93–97.
Published: 01 May 1989
... published by the Mexican newspaper Excelsior on July 9. The US is a great market for all the countries of this continent. Whatever it needs, we Latin Americans provide: tomatoes, strawberries, marijuana, etc. This is part of a structure of inequality and injustice. It is our reality...
Public Culture (1 September 2004) 16 (3): 521–531.
Published: 01 September 2004
... neighborhoods—Charter Square, Mandelaville, Chris Hani, Swaziland, Tamatievlei (Tomato Marsh), Geel Kamers (Yellow Rooms)—its superimposed spatial stories about political afﬁliations, kin- ship networks, places of origin, and landscape features...
Public Culture (1 May 1996) 8 (2): 377–388.
Published: 01 May 1996
... be opened during the journey. People load roasted chickens, fresh bread, juicy oranges, dates, and tomatoes. The baggage is sealed in another, more ample section of the trunk, to be opened only by the drivers for custom’s inspections. Mohammed and Hassam, the two drivers, will be solely...
Public Culture (1 May 2001) 13 (2): 299–324.
Published: 01 May 2001
... anony- mous protagonists were old Biak women. The ﬁrst protagonist, like the old man, received her purchases wrapped in a page from the Bible, but in this case, the goods were tomatoes and the seller was a Javanese middleman. In the second story, the...
Public Culture (1 May 2003) 15 (2): 211–237.
Published: 01 May 2003
...: three tomatoes for 5 francs; seven tomatoes for 5 francs, and so forth. One says, “I bought 2,000,” which conveys more information than “I bought two tomatoes,” the latter statement being potentially impossible depending on the given volume of a tas and the indivisible nature of a tas. The...
Public Culture (1 September 2015) 27 (3 (77)): 533–555.
Published: 01 September 2015
... dubbed tomateras , because they were the same speakers used to sell tomatoes from the back of trucks as they moved through neighborhoods. 1 In the early days, sonideros playing gritty vallenato - and guacharaca -style cumbias were often written off as minor entertainment 2 —“And now, to keep...
Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 519–539.
Published: 01 September 2016
... calculations but also as a set of social relations that give such parameters meaning ( Beck 2009 ; Douglas and Wildavsky 1982 ; Slovic 1987) . Like the low-hanging overpasses and the tomato harvesters that Winner (1986) famously describes, the nuclear safety standard is a social technology that retains the...
Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 61–84.
Published: 01 January 2018
... following year. The family grows corn and rice, the staple crops, and Chinese cabbage, potatoes, tomatoes, onions, garlic, sorghum, soy beans, and sweet potatoes for their own consumption. They complement their diet with wild herbs from the mountains, such as fiddlehead, edible fern fronds, and chameleon...
Public Culture (1 January 2001) 13 (1): 97–112.
Published: 01 January 2001
... sweet like tomato. I am telling you” (36). At other times, however, Mene seems to call on prior knowledge that the listener could have only by virtue of long resi- dence in Dukana: “You know as Duzia used to talk” (61). In fact, “as you know” becomes one...
Public Culture (1 September 2019) 31 (3): 469–496.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., Palestinian versus Lebanese pronunciations of tomato in the Lebanese civil war, or Mojaddedi’s work (this issue) on language, translation, and wartime exchange. See Boys Don’t Cry (dir. Kimberly Peirce; 1999) for another high-stakes depiction of the perils of passing. 14 I thank Stuart Schrader for...
Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 127–152.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., when the new elected leaders of the country, President Moncef Marzouki and the president of the National Constituent Assembly, Mustapha Ben Ja’far, were pelted with tomatoes and stones and driven out of a rally in Sidi Bouzid, the town that had sparked the revolt two years earlier. In nearby Egypt...
Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 269–292.
Published: 01 May 2009
Public Culture (1 May 2017) 29 (2 (82)): 333–361.
Published: 01 May 2017