Public Culture

Public Culture
Volume 16, Number 2, Spring 2004

CONTENTS

    Yang, Mayfair Mei-hui.
  • Goddess across the Taiwan Strait: Matrifocal Ritual Space, Nation-State, and Satellite Television Footprints
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    Subject Headings:
    • Pilgrims and pilgrimages -- China -- Fujian Sheng.
    • Mazu (Chinese deity)
    • Women -- Religious life -- Taiwan.
    • Direct broadcast satellite television -- Social aspects -- Taiwan.
    Basu, Biman.
  • The Genuflected Body of the Masochist in Richard Wright
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    Subject Headings:
    • Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895. Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave.
    • Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915. Up from slavery.
    • Wright, Richard, 1908-1960. Black boy.
    • Masochism in literature.
    Larkin, Brian.
  • Degraded Images, Distorted Sounds: Nigerian Video and the Infrastructure of Piracy
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    Subject Headings:
    • Video recordings industry -- Nigeria.
    • Video recordings -- Pirated editions -- Nigeria.
    Chipkin, Ivor.
  • Nationalism As Such: Violence during South Africa's Political Transition
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    Subject Headings:
    • Nationalism -- South Africa.
    • Ethnic conflict -- South Africa.
    • Violence -- South Africa.

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