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American emergency : catastrophe and culture in the U.S.A., from the Civil War to Hurricane Katrina.

About: The article was published on 2017-01-01 and is currently open access. It has received 39 citations till now. The article focuses on the topics: Heterotopia (space) & Democracy.

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TL;DR: In this paper, Imagined communities: Reflections on the origin and spread of nationalism are discussed. And the history of European ideas: Vol. 21, No. 5, pp. 721-722.

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TL;DR: Michel Foucault takes the reader on a serendipitous journey in tracing the history of madness from the 16th to the 18th centuries using original documents, which recreates the mood, the place, and the proper perspective in thehistory of madness.
Abstract: Michel Foucault takes the reader on a serendipitous journey in tracing the history of madness from the 16th to the 18th centuries. Utilizing original documents, the author recreates the mood, the place, and the proper perspective in the history of madness. Madness or folly is viewed as part of the human condition and to be examined and illuminated through one of its many facets. At the end of the Middle Ages madness was seen either as a tragic or comic phenomenon. The Renaissance, with Erasmus' Praise of Folly , demonstrated how imagination and its derivatives were to thinkers of that day. The French Revolution introduced the so-called medical approach. Madness is a ubiquitous phenomenon that has common roots not only in medicine but in poetry and tragedy. Shakespeare brilliantly describes psychological phenomena with even greater clarity than Tuke or Wills. The author weaves a fascinating history showing the changing pattern of

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TL;DR: In this paper, Imagined communities: Reflections on the origin and spread of nationalism are discussed. And the history of European ideas: Vol. 21, No. 5, pp. 721-722.

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TL;DR: The passage from modernity to postmodernity in contemporary culture is discussed in this paper, with a focus on the postmodernism as the Mirror of Mirrors, and the Postmodernity as a historical condition.
Abstract: The argument. Preface. Acknowledgements. Part I: The Passage from Modernity to Postmodernity in Contemporary Culture: . 1. Introduction. 2. Modernity and Modernism. 3. Postmodernism. 4. Postmodernism in the City: Architecture and Urban Design. 5. Modernization. 6. POSTmodernISM or postMODERNism?. Part II: The Political-Economic Transformation of late Twentieth-Century Capitalism: . 7. Introduction. 8. Fordism. 9. From Fordism to Flexible Accumulation. 10. Theorizing the Transition. 11. Flexible Accumulation - Solid Transformation or Temporary Fix?. Part III: The Experience of Space and Time: . 12. Introduction. 13. Individual Spaces and Times in Social Life. 14. Time and Space as Sources of Social Power. 15. The Time and Space of the Enlightenment Project. 16. Time-space Compression and the Rise of Modernism as a Cultural Force. 17. Time-Space Compression and the Postmodern Condition. 18. Time and Space in the Postmodern Cinema. Part IV: The Condition of Postmodernity:. 19. Postmodernity as a Historical Condition. 20. Economics with Mirrors. 21. Postmodernism as the Mirror of Mirrors. 22. Fordist Modernism versus Flexible Postmodernism, or the Interpenetration of Opposed Tendencies in Capitalism as a Whole. 23. The Transformative and Speculative Logic of Capital. 24. The Work of Art in an Age of Electronic Reproduction and Image Banks. 25. Responses to Time-Space Compression. 26. The Crisis of Historical Materialism. 27. Cracks in the Mirrors, Fusions at the Edges. References. Index.

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01 Jan 2002
TL;DR: The Tourist Gaze Mass Tourism and the Rise and Fall of the Seaside Resort The Changing Economics of the Tourist Industry Working under the tourist gaze Cultural Changes and the Restructuring of Tourism Gazing on History Seeing and Theming Globalizing the Gaze.
Abstract: The Tourist Gaze Mass Tourism and the Rise and Fall of the Seaside Resort The Changing Economics of the Tourist Industry Working under the Tourist Gaze Cultural Changes and the Restructuring of Tourism Gazing on History Seeing and Theming Globalizing the Gaze

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TL;DR: Klein this paper wrote: "Do you know what war in Iraq, hurricane Katrina, the recent Asian tsunami, 9/11 and the HIV/AIDS pandemic have caused?
Abstract: Naomi Klein, Toronto, Knopf Canada, 2007, 662 pp, ISBN: 978-0-676-97800-1, (CDN$36.95) Do you know what war in Iraq, hurricane Katrina, the recent Asian tsunami, 9/11 and the HIV/AIDS pandemic have...

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