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Iberian Imperialism and Language Evolution in Latin America

Iberian Imperialism and Language Evolution in Latin America

Salikoko S. Mufwene (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226126173
eISBN:
9780226125671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226125671.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book is about various linguistic aspects and consequences of the effective colonization of Latin America by Portugal and Spain since the dawn of the 16th century. It is about how Portuguese and ... More

In ExcessSergei Eisenstein's Mexico

In Excess: Sergei Eisenstein's Mexico

Masha Salazkina

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226734149
eISBN:
9780226734163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226734163.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

During the 1920s and 1930s, Mexico attracted an international roster of artists and intellectuals—including Orson Welles, Katherine Anne Porter, and Leon Trotsky—who were drawn to the heady tumult ... More

The Money ShotTrash, Class, and the Making of TV Talk Shows

The Money Shot: Trash, Class, and the Making of TV Talk Shows

Laura Grindstaff

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226309095
eISBN:
9780226309088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309088.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

He leaped from his chair, ripped off his microphone, and lunged at his ex-wife. Security guards rushed to intercept him. The audience screamed, then cheered. Were producers concerned? Not at all. ... More

Moral StealthHow "Correct Behavior" Insinuates Itself into Psychotherapeutic Practice

Moral Stealth: How "Correct Behavior" Insinuates Itself into Psychotherapeutic Practice

Arnold Goldberg Goldberg

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226301204
eISBN:
9780226301365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226301365.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

A psychiatrist writes a letter to a journal explaining his decision to marry a former patient. Another psychiatrist confides that most of his friends are ex-patients. Both practitioners felt they had ... More

A Nation of NeighborhoodsImagining Cities, Communities, and Democracy in Postwar America

A Nation of Neighborhoods: Imagining Cities, Communities, and Democracy in Postwar America

Benjamin Looker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226073989
eISBN:
9780226290454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290454.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

A Nation of Neighborhoods investigates what the concept of “neighborhood” came to mean to Americans who grappled with vast changes in their urban spaces from World War II to the Reagan era. Across ... More

Oil and WaterBeing Han in Xinjiang

Oil and Water: Being Han in Xinjiang

Tom Cliff

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226359939
eISBN:
9780226360270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360270.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The experience of being Han in Xinjiang is part of the broader experience of migration and frontier settlement in PRC-era China. Drawing on analysis of history, biography, and social structure, Oil ... More

Peak OilApocalyptic Environmentalism and Libertarian Political Culture

Peak Oil: Apocalyptic Environmentalism and Libertarian Political Culture

Matthew Schneider-Mayerson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226285269
eISBN:
9780226285573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226285573.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The first detailed study of the ‘peak oil movement,’ this book combines sociology, literary criticism, history and environmental studies to explore an early twenty-first century environmental social ... More

A Place That Matters YetJohn Gubbins’s MuseumAfrica in the Postcolonial World

A Place That Matters Yet: John Gubbins’s MuseumAfrica in the Postcolonial World

Sara Byala

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226030272
eISBN:
9780226030449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226030449.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book unearths the little-known story of Johannesburg’s MuseumAfrica, a South African history museum that embodies one of the most dynamic and fraught stories of colonialism and postcolonialism, ... More

The Rape of MesopotamiaBehind the Looting of the Iraq Museum

The Rape of Mesopotamia: Behind the Looting of the Iraq Museum

Lawrence Rothfield

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226729459
eISBN:
9780226729435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226729435.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

On April 10, 2003, as the world watched a statue of Saddam Hussein come crashing down in the heart of Baghdad, a mob of looters attacked the Iraq National Museum. Despite the presence of an American ... More

Reading SoundsClosed-Captioned Media and Popular Culture

Reading Sounds: Closed-Captioned Media and Popular Culture

Sean Zdenek

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226312644
eISBN:
9780226312811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226312811.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Situated at the intersection of a number of competing discourses and perspectives, closed captioning offers a key location for exploring the rhetoric of disability in the age of digital media. ... More

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