Tangled Memories

Pub Date : 1997-02-28 | Author : Marita Sturken | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 0520918126
ISBN 13 : 9780520918122

Analyzing the ways U.S. culture has been formed and transformed in the 80s and 90s by its response to the Vietnam War and the AIDS epidemic, Marita Sturken argues that each has dis..

Tourists Of History

Pub Date : 2007-11-01 | Author : Marita Sturken | Publisher : Duke University Press

ISBN 10 : 0822341220
ISBN 13 : 9780822341222

DIVStudy of how the memorials created in Oklahoma City and at the World Trade Center site raise questions about the relationship between cultural memory and consumerism./div..

Influenza And Inequality

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Patricia J. Fanning | Publisher : Univ of Massachusetts Press

ISBN 10 : 9781558498129
ISBN 13 : 1558498125

A dramatic account of the deadly spread of influenza through a Massachusetts town in 1919..

Technological Visions

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : Marita Sturken | Publisher : Temple University Press

ISBN 10 : 1592132278
ISBN 13 : 9781592132270

For as long as people have developed new technologies, there has been debate over the purposes, shape, and potential for their use. In this exciting collection, a range of contribu..

The Politics Of Heritage From Madras To Chennai

Pub Date : 2008-10-29 | Author : Mary E. Hancock | Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780253002655
ISBN 13 : 0253002656

In this anthropological history, Mary E. Hancock examines the politics of public memory in the southern Indian city of Chennai. Once a colonial port, Chennai is now poised to becom..

Confronting Postmaternal Thinking

Pub Date : 2012-03-20 | Author : Julie Stephens | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231520560
ISBN 13 : 0231520565

Public discourse maintains a deep cultural anxiety around expressions of maternalism and the application of maternal values to the society as a whole. In a policy context, postmate..

Documents Of Life 2

Pub Date : 2001-03-20 | Author : Ken Plummer | Publisher : SAGE

ISBN 10 : 0761961321
ISBN 13 : 9780761961321

Documents of Life was originally published in 1983 and became a classic text, providing both a persuasive argument for a particular approach and a manifesto for social research. As..