Blood: The Stuff of Life (CBC Massey Lectures) by Lawrence Hill

By Lawrence Hill

In Blood, bestselling writer Lawrence Hill deals a provocative exam of the medical and social heritage of blood, and at the ways in which it unites and divides us today.

Blood runs purple via each person’s arteries, and fulfills an identical features in each man or woman. even if, up to the examine and use of blood has helped increase our figuring out of human biology, its cultural and social representations have divided us perennially. Blood pulses via religions, literature, and the visible arts, and each time it swimming pools or spills, we examine a bit extra approximately what brings people jointly and what divides them.

This e-book is an interesting old and modern interpretation of blood, as a daring and enduring determinant of id, race, tradition, citizenship, belonging, privilege, deprivation, athletic superiority, and nationhood.

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Beispiele für symbolische Räume: ■ Das System der Nationalparks (vgl. gov) vereint Naturräume und historische Schauplätze zu einem weitverzweigten Netz an symbolischen Räumen mit einem hohen nationalen und ideologischen Aussagewert. Den Kern der Symbolik und Geschichtsinterpretation der Nationalparks bildet die National Mall im Zentrum der Hauptstadt Washington, DC (s. Kap. 3). 2 Fachkonzeptionen, Materialien, Studienangebote Arbeitsfelder und Materialien ■ Erinnerungsräume ■ ■ Architektur ■ ■ 24 Die Schauplätze entscheidender Ereignisse der nationalen Geschichte wie z.

B. im Fall afroamerikanischer und indianischer Feiern – zur Inszenierung von Widerstand und alternativen Geschichtsdeutungen. ■ Sportarten können als je spezifische Darbietungen und Choreographien kollektiver bzw. nationaler Identitäten verstanden werden; so kann z. B. das auf Vorwärtsbewegung und Raumgewinn ausgerichtete Football-Spiel als symbolische Inszenierung der nationalen Expansion gelesen werden, während die Spielfeldgestaltung und die zeitliche Unbegrenztheit von Baseball das Spiel eher mit pastoralen Vorstellungen assoziiert.

Middlebury College, VT 4. Stanford University, CA 6. Bowdoin, ME 6. California Institute of Technology, CA 6. Pomona College, CA 6. University of Pennslyvania, PA 8. Carleton College, MN 8. Columbia University, NY 9. Davidson College, NC 8. Duke University, NC 10. Haverford College, PA 8. S. /8. September 2008) Unabhängig von aktuellen Rankings besitzen die Ivy League-Universitäten im Nordosten der USA eine besondere nationale und internationale Reputation als akademische und soziale Eliteinstitutionen.

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