Beyond the Lettered City

Geronimo Stilton's relaxing vacation turns into a crazy treasure hunt in South Dakota, complete with a run-in with a mountain lion and a hot-air balloon ride to Mount Rushmore.

Beyond the Lettered City

This book extends the conception of literacy beyond the written word to incorporate the visual. Focusing on the period of colonization in the Andean region the authors argue that the European cultural literacy that they imposed on the indigenous population was not just a tool for oppression and control but was used by the local people as a means to assert their own cultural identity.

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Beyond the Lettered City
Language: en
Pages: 370
Authors: Joanne Rappaport, Tom Cummins
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-12-30 - Publisher: Duke University Press

This book extends the conception of literacy beyond the written word to incorporate the visual. Focusing on the period of colonization in the Andean region the authors argue that the European cultural literacy that they imposed on the indigenous population was not just a tool for oppression and control but
Outside the Lettered City
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Manishita Dass
Categories: Motion picture audiences
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-02 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Outside the Lettered City traces how middle-class Indians responded to the rise of the cinema as a popular form of mass entertainment in early 20th century India, focusing on their preoccupation with the mass public made visible by the cinema and with the cinema's role as a public sphere and
Code and Clay, Data and Dirt
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Shannon Mattern
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-01 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

For years, pundits have trumpeted the earthshattering changes that big data and smart networks will soon bring to our cities. But what if cities have long been built for intelligence, maybe for millennia? In Code and Clay, Data and Dirt Shannon Mattern advances the provocative argument that our urban spaces
The Disappearing Mestizo
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Joanne Rappaport
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-19 - Publisher: Duke University Press

Much of the scholarship on difference in colonial Spanish America has been based on the "racial" categorizations of indigeneity, Africanness, and the eighteenth-century Mexican castas system. Adopting an alternative approach to the question of difference, Joanne Rappaport examines what it meant to be mestizo (of mixed parentage) in the early
Latin American Identity in Online Cultural Production
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Thea Pitman, Claire Taylor
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Routledge

This volume provides an innovative and timely approach to a fast growing, yet still under-studied field in Latin American cultural production: digital online culture. It focuses on the transformations or continuations that cultural products and practices such as hypermedia fictions, net.art and online performance art, as well as blogs, films,