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Cinema and the Cultural Cold WarUS Diplomacy and the Origins of the Asian Cinema Network

Cinema and the Cultural Cold War: US Diplomacy and the Origins of the Asian Cinema Network

Sangjoon Lee

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752315
eISBN:
9781501752322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752315.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book explores the ways in which postwar Asian cinema was shaped by transnational collaborations and competitions between newly independent and colonial states at the height of Cold War politics. ... More

Constructive FeminismWomen's Spaces and Women's Rights in the American City

Constructive Feminism: Women's Spaces and Women's Rights in the American City

Daphne Spain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453199
eISBN:
9781501704130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453199.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book examines the deliberate and unintended spatial consequences of feminism’s second wave, a social movement dedicated to reconfiguring power relations between women and men. Placing the ... More

Creating the Suburban School AdvantageRace, Localism, and Inequality in an American Metropolis

Creating the Suburban School Advantage: Race, Localism, and Inequality in an American Metropolis

John L. Rury

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748394
eISBN:
9781501748417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748394.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book explains how American suburban school districts gained a competitive edge over their urban counterparts. It focuses on the period between 1950 and 1980, and presents a detailed study of ... More

Decolonizing PalestineHamas between the Anticolonial and the Postcolonial

Decolonizing Palestine: Hamas between the Anticolonial and the Postcolonial

Somdeep Sen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752735
eISBN:
9781501752766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752735.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book rejects the notion that liberation from colonialization exists as a singular moment in history when the colonizer is ousted by the colonized. Instead, it considers the case of the ... More

Detestable and Wicked ArtsNew England and Witchcraft in the Early Modern Atlantic World

Detestable and Wicked Arts: New England and Witchcraft in the Early Modern Atlantic World

Paul B. Moyer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751059
eISBN:
9781501751066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751059.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book places early New England's battle against black magic in a transatlantic perspective. The book provides an accessible and comprehensive examination of witch prosecutions in the Puritan ... More

Difference and OrientationAn Alexander Kluge Reader

Difference and Orientation: An Alexander Kluge Reader

Alexander Kluge

Richard Langston (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739200
eISBN:
9781501739224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739200.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book's author is one of contemporary Germany's leading intellectuals and artists. A key architect of the New German Cinema and a pioneer of auteur television programming, who has also written ... More

Disruptions of Daily LifeJapanese Literary Modernism in the World

Disruptions of Daily Life: Japanese Literary Modernism in the World

Arthur M. Mitchell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752919
eISBN:
9781501752933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752919.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book explores the mass-media landscape of the early twentieth cspecific authorsentury to uncover the subversive societal impact of four major Japanese authors: Tanizaki Jun'ichirō, Yokomitsu ... More

Fluid JurisdictionsColonial Law and Arabs in Southeast Asia

Fluid Jurisdictions: Colonial Law and Arabs in Southeast Asia

Nurfadzilah Yahaya

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750878
eISBN:
9781501750892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750878.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book tells the story of the Arab diaspora within the context of British and Dutch colonialism, unpacking the community's ambiguous embrace of European colonial authority in Southeast Asia. The ... More

Food for All in AfricaSustainable Intensification for African Farmers

Food for All in Africa: Sustainable Intensification for African Farmers

Gordon Conway, Ousmane Badiane, and Katrin Glatzel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501743887
eISBN:
9781501744419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501743887.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Africa requires a new agricultural transformation that is appropriate for Africa, that recognizes the continent's diverse environments and climates, and that takes into account its histories and ... More

Imperial RomanceFictions of Colonial Intimacy in Korea, 1905-1945

Imperial Romance: Fictions of Colonial Intimacy in Korea, 1905-1945

Su Yun Kim

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751882
eISBN:
9781501751905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751882.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book argues that the idea of colonial intimacy within the Japanese empire of the early twentieth century had a far broader and more popular influence on discourse makers, social leaders, and ... More

Lovesick JapanSex * Marriage * Romance * Law

Lovesick Japan: Sex * Marriage * Romance * Law

Mark D. West

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449475
eISBN:
9780801461026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449475.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book explores an official vision of love, sex, and marriage in contemporary Japan. A comprehensive body of evidence describes a society characterized by a presupposed absence of physical and ... More

Paradox and RepresentationSilenced Voices in the Narratives of Nakagami Kenji

Paradox and Representation: Silenced Voices in the Narratives of Nakagami Kenji

Machiko Ishikawa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501751943
eISBN:
9781501751967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751943.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

How can the “voiceless” voice be represented? This primary question underpins this book's analysis of selected works by Buraku writer, Nakagami Kenji (1946–1992). In spite of his Buraku background, ... More

Piercing the Structure of TraditionFlute Performance, Continuity, and Freedom in the Music of Noh Drama

Piercing the Structure of Tradition: Flute Performance, Continuity, and Freedom in the Music of Noh Drama

Mariko Anno

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781939161079
eISBN:
9781942242970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781939161079.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

What does freedom sound like in the context of traditional Japanese theater? Where is the space for innovation, and where can this kind of innovation be located in the rigid instrumentation of the ... More

Polymaths of IslamPower and Networks of Knowledge in Central Asia

Polymaths of Islam: Power and Networks of Knowledge in Central Asia

James Pickett

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750243
eISBN:
9781501750830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750243.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book analyzes the social and intellectual power of religious leaders who created a shared culture that integrated Central Asia, Iran, and India from the mid-eighteenth century through to the ... More

Teen SpiritHow Adolescence Transformed the Adult World

Teen Spirit: How Adolescence Transformed the Adult World

Paul Howe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501749827
eISBN:
9781501749841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749827.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book offers a novel and provocative perspective on how we came to be living in an age of political immaturity and social turmoil. The book argues it's because a teenage mentality has slowly ... 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 Truth SocietyScience, Disinformation, and Politics in Berlusconi's Italy

The Truth Society: Science, Disinformation, and Politics in Berlusconi's Italy

Noelle Molé Liston

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750786
eISBN:
9781501750816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750786.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book seeks to understand how a period of Italian political spectacle, which regularly blurred fact and fiction, has shaped how people understand truth, mass-mediated information, scientific ... More

Uneasy Military EncountersThe Imperial Politics of Counterinsurgency in Southern Thailand

Uneasy Military Encounters: The Imperial Politics of Counterinsurgency in Southern Thailand

Ruth Streicher

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751325
eISBN:
9781501751356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751325.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book presents a historically and theoretically grounded political ethnography of the Thai military's counterinsurgency practices in the southern borderland, home to the greater part of the ... More

When There Was No AidWar and Peace in Somaliland

When There Was No Aid: War and Peace in Somaliland

Sarah G. Phillips

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747151
eISBN:
9781501747168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747151.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

For all of the doubts raised about the effectiveness of international aid in advancing peace and development, there are few examples of developing countries that are even relatively untouched by it. ... More

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