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Taste of the NationThe New Deal Search for America's Food

Taste of the Nation: The New Deal Search for America's Food

Camille Bégin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040252
eISBN:
9780252098512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040252.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

During the Depression, the Federal Writers' Project (FWP) dispatched scribes to sample the fare at group eating events like church dinners, political barbecues, and clambakes. Its America Eats ... More

Tea in ChinaA Religious and Cultural History

Tea in China: A Religious and Cultural History

James A. Benn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839635
eISBN:
9780824868642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839635.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The book explores the contours of religious and cultural change in traditional China from the point of view of a commodity, tea. It shows how religious ideas, individuals, and institutions played key ... More

Technomobility in ChinaYoung Migrant Women and Mobile Phones

Technomobility in China: Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones

Cara Wallis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795262
eISBN:
9780814784815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795262.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

As unprecedented waves of young, rural women journey to cities in China, not only to work, but also to “see the world” and gain some autonomy, they regularly face significant institutional obstacles ... More

Territorial Rule in Colombia and the Transformation of the Llanos Orientales

Territorial Rule in Colombia and the Transformation of the Llanos Orientales

Jane M. Rausch

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044668
eISBN:
9780813046334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044668.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In the 1980s the discovery of exploitable petroleum deposits in the Llanos Orientales or eastern plains of Colombia transformed what had long been a neglected frontier into the fastest growing region ... More

That the People Might LiveLoss and Renewal in Native American Elegy

That the People Might Live: Loss and Renewal in Native American Elegy

Arnold Krupat

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451386
eISBN:
9780801465857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451386.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The word “elegy” comes from the Ancient Greek elogos, meaning a mournful poem or song, in particular a song of grief in response to loss. Because mourning and memorialization are so deeply embedded ... More

The 9/11 GenerationYouth, Rights, and Solidarity in the War on Terror

The 9/11 Generation: Youth, Rights, and Solidarity in the War on Terror

Sunaina Marr Maira

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479817696
eISBN:
9781479866069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817696.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In The 9/11 Generation, Sunaina Marr Maira uses extensive ethnography to understand the meaning of political subjecthood and mobilization for Arab, South Asian, and Afghan American youth. Maira ... More

Theorising MediaPower, Form and Subjectivity

Theorising Media: Power, Form and Subjectivity

John Corner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082603
eISBN:
9781781703182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082603.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores how issues of power, form and subjectivity feature at the core of all serious thinking about the media, including appreciations of their creativity as well as anxiety about the ... More

Theorizing Digital Cultural HeritageA Critical Discourse

Theorizing Digital Cultural Heritage: A Critical Discourse

Fiona Cameron and Sarah Kenderdine (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033534
eISBN:
9780262269742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033534.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book offers a critical and theoretical appraisal of the uses of digital media by cultural heritage institutions. Previous discussions of cultural heritage and digital technology have left the ... More

Thinking BarcelonaIdeologies of a Global City

Thinking Barcelona: Ideologies of a Global City

Edgar Illas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318320
eISBN:
9781846317873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317873
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book studies the ideological work that redefined Barcelona during the 1980s and adapted the city to a new economy of tourism, culture, and services. The 1992 Olympic Games offered to the ... More

Thinking Like an IslandNavigating a Sustainable Future in Hawaii

Thinking Like an Island: Navigating a Sustainable Future in Hawaii

Jennifer Chirico and Gregory S. Farley (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847616
eISBN:
9780824868208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847616.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Hawaiʻi is a rare and special place, in which beauty and isolation combine to form a vision of paradise. That isolation, though, comes at a price: resources in modern-day Hawaiʻi are strained and ... More

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