American Iconographic

Marion Stirling, “Jungle Housekeeping,” 319; Hamilton, “Keeping House in
Borneo,” 309, 316. 55. See, for example, Langley, “I Kept House in a Jungle,” 100
. 56. Edensor, National Identity, 63. 57. Hamilton, “Keeping House in Borneo,”
301.

Author: Stephanie L. Hawkins

Publisher: University of Virginia Press

ISBN: 9780813929750

Category: Literary Criticism

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In an era before affordable travel, National Geographic not only served as the first glimpse of countless other worlds for its readers, but it helped them confront sweeping historical change. There was a time when its cover, with the unmistakable yellow frame, seemed to be on every coffee table, in every waiting room. In American Iconographic, Stephanie L. Hawkins traces National Geographic’s rise to cultural prominence, from its first publication of nude photographs in 1896 to the 1950s, when the magazine’s trademark visual and textual motifs found their way into cartoon caricature, popular novels, and film trading on the "romance" of the magazine’s distinctive visual fare. National Geographic transformed local color into global culture through its production and circulation of readily identifiable cultural icons. The adventurer-photographer, the exotic woman of color, and the intrepid explorer were part of the magazine’s "institutional aesthetic," a visual and textual repertoire that drew upon popular nineteenth-century literary and cultural traditions. This aesthetic encouraged readers to identify themselves as members not only in an elite society but, paradoxically, as both Americans and global citizens. More than a window on the world, National Geographic presented a window on American cultural attitudes and drew forth a variety of complex responses to social and historical changes brought about by immigration, the Great Depression, and world war. Drawing on the National Geographic Society’s archive of readers’ letters and its founders’ correspondence, Hawkins reveals how the magazine’s participation in the "culture industry" was not so straightforward as scholars have assumed. Letters from the magazine’s earliest readers offer an important intervention in this narrative of passive spectatorship, revealing how readers resisted and revised National Geographic’s authority. Its photographs and articles celebrated American self-reliance and imperialist expansion abroad, but its readers were highly aware of these representational strategies, and alert to inconsistencies between the magazine’s editorial vision and its photographs and text. Hawkins also illustrates how the magazine actually encouraged readers to question Western values and identify with those beyond the nation’s borders. Chapters devoted to the magazine’s practice of photographing its photographers on assignment and to its genre of husband-wife adventurers reveal a more enlightened National Geographic invested in a cosmopolitan vision of a global human family. A fascinating narrative of how a cultural institution can influence and embody public attitudes, this book is the definitive account of an iconic magazine’s unique place in the American imagination.
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The Jungle Fugitives

The plan was that she should stay until Christmas, when her father was to come
and take her home. Aunt Maria, with the help of honest Maggie Murray, kept
house for Harvey, who found his hands and brains fully occupied in looking after
the ...

Author: Edward S. Ellis

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 9783734060267

Category: Fiction

Page: 212

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Reproduction of the original: The Jungle Fugitives by Edward S. Ellis
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In Afric s Forest and Jungle

We had always kept the feet of our iron bedstead surrounded by some sticky
substance , and in this way had generally escaped ... I made no attempt to
destroy them until I found them trying to get their “ eyah ” or “ mother ” under our
house .

Author: Richard Henry Stone

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:32044011473618

Category: Africa

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The Jungle

Seeing Teta Elzbieta's evident grief at this news, he added, after some hesitation,
that if they really intended to make a purchase, he would send a telephone
message at his own expense, and have one of the houses kept. So it had finally
been ...

Author: Upton Sinclair

Publisher: OUP USA

ISBN: 9780191624919

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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A searing novel of social realism, Upton Sinclair's The Jungle follows the fortunes of Jurgis Rudkus, an immigrant who finds in the stockyards of turn-of-the-century Chicago a ruthless system that degrades and impoverishes him, and an industry whose filthy practices contaminate the meat it processes. From the stench of the killing-beds to the horrors of the fertilizer-works, the appalling conditions in which Jurgis works are described in intense detail by an author bent on social reform. So powerful was the book's message that it caught the eye of President Theodore Roosevelt and led to changes to the food hygiene laws. In his Introduction to this new edition, Russ Castronovo highlights the aesthetic concerns that were central to Sinclair's aspirations, examining the relationship between history and historical fiction, and between the documentary impulse and literary narrative. As he examines the book's disputed status as novel (it is propaganda or literature?), he reveals why Sinclair's message-driven fiction has relevance to literary and historical matters today, now more than a hundred years after the novel first appeared in print.
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Planet Paradise and the Law of the Jungle

It involved selling our house in Evanston. For several years, when I wasn't
working with groups, I would repair our hundred-year—old house. I'd either do it
myself or hire men to fix the roof, replace the floors on the front porch and in the
kitchen ...

Author: Morris Haimowitz

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781479723126

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 370

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This is the memoir of 94 year old Morris Haimowitz, co-author of several books with his wife of 57 years, Dr. Natalie Reader. In these pages Dr. Haimowitz tells the story of his life, from the orange groves of Florida to witnessing the bombing of Iwo Jima, from selling shoes for five dollars a week to calming race riots in Chicago, from recycling army uniforms and airplane boxes in Hawaii to evaluating schools, economic, informational and medical systems. Morris served in the US Airforce for four years where he received the bronze star medal. He taught community organization at the University of Chicago, was director of human relations at Chicago board of education during the race riot years of the 1960's, and taught on Chicago public television for 10 years. He served as board member of the international transactional analysis association for 11 years, while teaching transactional analysis internationally for 30 years. Throughout his book, Dr. Haimowitz recounts the politics and dynamics he witnessed while working closely with students, teachers, parents, principals, superintendents, police, as well as patients, and colleagues. Currently, Morris gardens, runs on his treadmill, studies nutrition, and writes poems for his three daughters and five grandchildren.
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Notes from the Jungle

A few years later, in another land filled with another culture's monuments, I kept it.
But this day was still young. And so was ... These include the House of the Athlete
, the House of the Ephebe, and the House of Orpheus. This latter, the House of ...

Author: Marcos

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781462842537

Category: Social Science

Page: 243

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The book, NOTES FROM THE JUNGLE, was begun by its author, Marcos (an anthropologist), in the 1990's along the banks of the Amazon River. The author presents his work in the form of a correspondence, a long letter, between himself and his reader. Due to the experiences of travel and study in his life he tries to explain the cultural reasons that often keep humans apart and why values are so influenced by other elements of culture. These values often remain incompatible between cultures leading to misunderstandings, hostility and war. His prognosis for mankinds future, perhaps controversial, is poor. But, he does offer a possible way forward.
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A History of Our Relations with the Andamanese

I tried to keep him in my house , but found that of no use , so sent him away to the
jungles and have kept him there . ... In the Annual Report for 1889 - 90 I write :-
The boy Joseph who was sent back to the jungle in the previous year , after ...

Author: Maurice Vidal Portman

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105117042502

Category: Andaman Islands

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In Africa s Forest and Jungle

I suppose the reader would like to know something about our dwelling- house in
Ejahyay, which we shared with the missionary already there. ... In this way there
was a cushion of air above and all around which kept out the external heat.

Author: Richard Henry Stone

Publisher: University of Alabama Press

ISBN: 9780817355678

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 202

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In Africa's Forest and Jungle is the memoir of Richard Henry Stone, a Civil War era Southern Baptist missionary, who served in what is now Nigeria during the late 1850s and again during the first years of the American Civil War. Stone published this work in 1899, when it became clear that age would prevent him from returning to Africa. Stone served in Africa with his wife and successfully learned the Yoruba language. He was an intelligent, self-reflective, and reliable observer, making his works important sources of information on Yoruba society before the intervention of European colonialism. In Africa's Forest and Jungle is a rare account of West African culture, made all the more complete by the additional journal entries, letters, and photographs collected in this edition.
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Jungle of Hope

Kia built a little hut the size of a chicken coop beside the hut where the rice mortar
was kept. Actually, he just repaired an old hut Jusuh had not used. Then Pak Kia
and Karim moved the tools they had kept under Jusuh's house to the little hut.

Author: Kĕris Mas

Publisher: ITBM

ISBN: 9830683915

Category: Malay fiction

Page: 315

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The Sea and the Jungle

I don't know how long he stayed there, but he kept telling the girl she was the best
girl he'd ever had, and he'd never had ... He didn't know what he wanted with an
address in that street, so he started off in a hurry for his owner's house, feeling ...

Author: H. M. Tomlinson

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 9780486795737

Category: Travel

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"An unabridged republication of The Sea and the Jungle, originally published by Duckworth & Co., London, in 1912"--Title page verso.
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Beast in the Jungle

She kept the house as she had never done; he had to go to her to see her—she
could meet him nowhere now, though there was scarce a corner of their loved old
London in which she hadn't in the past, at one time or another, done so; and he ...

Author: Henry James

Publisher: BookRix

ISBN: 9783736806856

Category: Fiction

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The Beast in the Jungle is a novella by Henry James. Almost universally considered one of James' finest short narratives, this story treats appropriately universal themes: loneliness, fate, love and death. The parable of John Marcher and his peculiar destiny has spoken to many readers who have speculated on the worth and meaning of human life. John Marcher, the protagonist, is reacquainted with May Bartram, a woman he knew ten years earlier, who remembers his odd secret: Marcher is seized with the belief that his life is to be defined by some catastrophic or spectacular event, lying in wait for him like a "beast in the jungle." May decides to buy a house in London with the money she inherited from a great aunt, and to spend her days with Marcher, curiously awaiting what fate has in store for him. Marcher is a hopeless egoist, who believes that he is precluded from marrying so that he does not subject his wife to his "spectacular fate". He takes May to the theater and invites her to an occasional dinner, but does not allow her to get close to him. As he sits idly by and allows the best years of his life to pass, he takes May down as well, until the denouement where he learns that the great misfortune of his life was to throw it away, and to ignore the love of a good woman, based upon his preposterous sense of foreboding.
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Accounts and Papers of the House of Commons

... that Li Chênwith jungle , a strong force had established kuo was suspected ,
but were unwilling to itself . [ t soon became apparent that except believe that a
person of his condition could on the steep to his left , by which it was be
implicated .

Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons

Publisher:

ISBN: OXFORD:555101245

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The Forest the Jungle and the Prairie Or Tales of Adventure and Enterprise in Pursuit of Wild Animals

We slept one night at the house of a native family living in the thick of the forest ,
where a festival was going on , and there being no ... I kept this as a pet animal
for several weeks , feeding it on bananas and mandiora - meal mixed with treacle
.

Author: William Henry Davenport Adams

Publisher:

ISBN: OSU:32435050451574

Category: Adventure stories

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A jungle in the house

I gave the frogs to the museum . There were also a dozen baby caimans in the
collection . This was too many ; but I kept four and gave the others to students . I
fixed a shallow pan under a greenhouse bench , so they could crawl in or out of
the ...

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ISBN: UCAL:B5022561

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A Jungle in the House Essays in Natural and Unnatural History

I gave the frogs to the museum . There were also a dozen baby caimans in the
collection . This was too many ; but I kept four and gave the others to students . I
fixed a shallow pan under a greenhouse bench , so they could crawl in or out of
the ...

Author: Marston Bates

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015031084315

Category: Hulls (Naval architecture)

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Simbi and the Satyr of the Dark Jungle

As the old woman who was the owner of the house in which they were living, had
one hen that which had six chickens at that time, and ... she roasted them and
kept them inside the cupboard ready for the mid night when she would eat them.

Author: Amos Tutuola

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 9780571311347

Category: Fiction

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Simbi and the Satyr of the Dark Jungle is the fabulous tale of Simbi, a rich and beautiful girl with a wonderful singing voice. She tires of her comfortable lifestyle, and decides that she must come to know poverty and punishment. The story tells, with terrifying imagination and comic invention, of how she achieves this experience and how, in the end, she escapes from it. Amos Tutuola was born in Abeokuta, Nigeria, in 1920. His first novel, The Palm-Wine Drinkard, was acquired by T. S. Eliot and published by Faber in 1952.
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The Jungle Books

Halfway down the long, low snow passage or tunnel that led to the inner door of
the house you could hear snappings and ... The last to be served was the big
black leader of the team, who kept order when the dogs were harnessed; and to
him ...

Author: Rudyard Kipling

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780191647291

Category: Juvenile Fiction

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The Jungle Books can be regarded as classic stories told by an adult to children. But they also constitute a complex literary work of art in which the whole of Kipling's philosophy of life is expressed in miniature. They are best known for the `Mowgli' stories; the tale of a baby abandoned and brought up by wolves, educated in the ways and secrets of the jungle by Kaa the python, Baloo the bear, and Bagheera the black panther. The stories, a mixture of fantasy, myth, and magic, are underpinned by Kipling's abiding preoccupation with the theme of self-discovery, and the nature of the `Law'. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
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