in A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism
P ublished online December 2012 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Travel and Holiday. 78 words.
1. Restaurant menu from which the consumer can choose freely, paying for individual items, contrasting with table d’hôte which is
in The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets
January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 320 words.
is a French phrase that translates to “in the current fashion.” In the realm of sweets, it turns out to
in Germans into Jews
July 2009; p ublished online June 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 10626 words.
This chapter turns to a broader examination of social welfare as a means of facilitating the social and biological rejuvenation of German Jews. Following the war, the entire spectrum of...
in Wild Man from Borneo
January 2014; p ublished online November 2016 .
Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 10340 words.
This chapter suggests that by virtue of difference from the terms in which all animals—other than humans—were classified, nosce te ipsum (Know Thy Self) asserted a special status for...
in Weather by the Numbers
August 2008; p ublished online August 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 5434 words.
The opening of the new Joint Numerical Weather Prediction Unit marked the end of the preliminary research period, but it was just the beginning of the worldwide spread of numerical weather...
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in Digital Depression
September 2014; p ublished online April 2017 .
Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 3468 words.
This chapter focuses on the Obama Administration's International Strategy for Cyberspace which, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton declared, constituted nothing less than “a new foreign...
in The Spectacle of Japanese American Trauma
July 2008; p ublished online November 2016 .
Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 17030 words.
This chapter traces how a theatricalizing discourse about the Japanese became ingrained in U.S. foreign policy and entrenched in the Western imagination, starting with Commodore Matthew C....
in The Changing Dynamic of Cuban Civil Society
March 2008; p ublished online September 2011 .
Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 8779 words.
This chapter examines the removal of religious intolerance in Cuba during the 1990s. This removal was the result of a rethinking of the Cuban revolutionary project that followed the...