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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

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Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

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Dancing Back into the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Area, 1973–1976

Halifu Osumare.

in Dancing in Blackness

March 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 13186 words.

Chapter 4 chronicles the author’s return to her home area after five years, now as a professional dancer-choreographer. She establishes her professional reputation in the Bay Area, one that...

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Coming of Age through (Black) Dance in the San Francisco Bay Area

Halifu Osumare.

in Dancing in Blackness

March 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 9580 words.

This chapter tells the author’s beginnings in dance in high school and her developing dance training as an undergraduate at San Francisco State University. She also probes the unique...

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Marketplace Chokepoints

Natasha Tusikov.

in Chokepoints

November 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 11659 words.

eBay and Taobao represent a different dimension of the private transnational anti-counterfeiting regime. These marketplaces are legally operating marketplaces in which some individuals...

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Insurrection, Revolution, Invasion

A. Javier Treviño.

in C. Wright Mills and the Cuban Revolution

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 6924 words.

This chapter furnishes a sociohistorical account of those main events and turning points of the armed struggle against the tyranny of Fulgencio Batista, beginning with Fidel Castro’s first...

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Dancing in Blackness

Halifu Osumare.

March 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 352 pages.

Dancing in Blackness: A Memoir explores a black female dancer’s personal journey over four decades across three continents and numerous countries. The author situates herself...

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My Father Died a Second Time

Carole Boyce Davies.

in Caribbean Spaces

November 2013; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 1830 words.

This chapter presents the author's thoughts about her father's death. When she first saw her father alive, after his first purported death, it was in a beautiful little village past...

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Eastern European Jews in the Cities

Ellen F. Steinberg and Jack H. Prost.

in From the Jewish Heartland

June 2011; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 7702 words.

This chapter presents the author's account of their search for the author of a handwritten cookbook that they purchased on eBay. It was a standard composition notebook filled with more than...

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A California Detour on the Road to Italy

Laura E. Ruberto.

in Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts

June 2014; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 5745 words.

This chapter focuses on the Hubcap Ranch, located in the heart of Pope Valley, near Napa, in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Constructed by Emanuele “Litto” Damonte, the Hubcap Ranch is...

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The 9/11 Generation in Silicon Valley

Sunaina Marr Maira.

in The 9/11 Generation

September 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 17607 words.

This chapter discusses the impact of 9/11 on South Asian, Arab, and Afghan American youth and the turn to the so-called “new Islam” and prioritization of a “Muslim first” identity as the...

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Rabbis and Revolution

Michael Miller.

November 2010; p ublished online June 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 480 pages.

The Habsburg province of Moravia straddled a complicated linguistic, cultural, and national space, where German, Slavic, and Jewish spheres overlapped, intermingled, and sometimes clashed....

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Conclusion

Sylvia Chan-Malik.

in Being Muslim

June 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 2968 words.

Soul Flower Farm sits on the edge of a series of rolling hills in California’s East Bay, in the city of El Sobrante located about ten miles from Berkeley. Goats graze on the hillside, and...

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Dancing in Oakland and Beyond, 1977–1993

Halifu Osumare.

in Dancing in Blackness

March 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 43905 words.

As the longest section, chapter 6 covers sixteen years of the author’s career as dancer, choreographer, dance educator, and arts administrator. During this period, she solidified her...

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Conclusion

Stephen Morton.

in States of Emergency

March 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 7971 words.

The concluding chapter considers how the legal and political arguments for detention camps in the US-led ‘war on terror’ draw on the rhetoric of emergency to reinforce the necessity for...

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