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Empire in the AirAirline Travel and the African Diaspora

Empire in the Air: Airline Travel and the African Diaspora

Chandra D. Bhimull

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479843473
eISBN:
9781479800643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479843473.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book is a historical and anthropological study of the racial dimensions of airline travel. It analyzes the colonial beginnings of a seemingly national airline: British Airways. It focuses on the ... More

In the Presence of PowerCourt and Performance in the Pre-Modern Middle East

In the Presence of Power: Court and Performance in the Pre-Modern Middle East

Evelyn Vitz

Maurice Pomerantz (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479879366
eISBN:
9781479884131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479879366.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Rulers’ courts of the pre-modern Middle East have long been a staple of Western fantasies about the East. Yet in spite of the importance of the court as a symbol of the absolutist power of the ... More

Urban Church ImaginedReligion, Race, and Authenticity in the City

Urban Church Imagined: Religion, Race, and Authenticity in the City

Jessica M. Barron and Rhys Williams

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479877669
eISBN:
9781479802371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877669.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Drawing on nearly two years of ethnographic data and 55 qualitative interviews, this book examines the ways in which race, class, gender, and consumption intersect with an urban context to shape the ... More

Filipino PrimitiveAccumulation and Resistance in the American Museum

Filipino Primitive: Accumulation and Resistance in the American Museum

Sarita Echavez See

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479842667
eISBN:
9781479887699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842667.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book takes Karl Marx’s concept of “primitive accumulation,” usually conceived of as an economic process for the acquisition of land and the extraction of labor, and argues that we also must ... More

Authentically Black and Truly CatholicThe Rise of Black Catholicism in the Great Migration

Authentically Black and Truly Catholic: The Rise of Black Catholicism in the Great Migration

Matthew J. Cressler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479841325
eISBN:
9781479815425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479841325.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Black Catholics are absent in most histories of U.S. Catholicism and African American religion. Drawn from a wide variety of sources, this book is a lived religious history of Black Catholics in ... More

Multiracial ParentsMixed Families, Generational Change, and the Future of Race

Multiracial Parents: Mixed Families, Generational Change, and the Future of Race

Miri Song

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479840540
eISBN:
9781479843367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479840540.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

While there has been significant growth in studies of “multiracial,” or “mixed-race,” individuals, very few have investigated the experiences of the descendants of multiracial individuals—the ... More

Racial Reconciliation and the Healing of a NationBeyond Law and Rights

Racial Reconciliation and the Healing of a Nation: Beyond Law and Rights

Austin Sarat

Charles J. Ogletree (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479844630
eISBN:
9781479828210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479844630.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Racial Reconciliation and the Healing of a Nation: Beyond Law and Rights is a collection of works that invites readers to think beyond law and rights and to examine the social, political, cultural, ... More

China, The United States, and the Future of Latin AmericaU.S.-China Relations, Volume III

China, The United States, and the Future of Latin America: U.S.-China Relations, Volume III

David Denoon (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479899289
eISBN:
9781479811588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899289.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The U.S. has been the preeminent power in Latin America in terms of military capability, foreign investment, and cultural ties. The growing presence of China in Latin America prompted agricultural ... More

Disability Media Studies

Disability Media Studies

Bill Kirkpatrick

Elizabeth Ellcessor (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479867820
eISBN:
9781479802340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867820.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Disability Media Studies proposes the formation of a field of study, based in the rich traditions of media, cultural, and disability studies. Such a field is necessarily interdisciplinary and ... More

Practices of HopeLiterary Criticism in Disenchanted Times

Practices of Hope: Literary Criticism in Disenchanted Times

Christopher Castiglia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479818273
eISBN:
9781479820030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818273.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

As the “hermeneutics of suspicion” as a critical disposition comes under fire, The Practice of Hope examines models of “critique” resistant to disenchantment. This book offers hope as an alternative ... More

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