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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (19 ed.)

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2013

...the suitors. Web 2.0 A popular buzzword among the technical and marketing communities, used to describe a perceived ongoing trend in the use of world wide web technology and web design, which emphasizes the importance of information-sharing, creativity, and collaboration among internet users. It is regarded by some as the next phase in the internet’s evolution, although the term, which was coined in 2004 by O’Reilly Media, refers to changes in the ways existing internet facilities are used, rather than to an actual ‘second generation’ of web technology....

World

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (19 ed.)

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2013

...invention in 1990 of the English computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee ( b.1955 ), who also wrote the two protocols ‘http’ and ‘html’ ( see hypertext ). See also web 2.0 . All the world and his wife See under all . Best of both worlds, The See under best . Brave New World See under brave . Citizen of the world, A See under citizen . Dead to the world See under dead . End of the world, The See under end . First World See under first . For all the world Precisely; as: ‘The pearls looked for all the world as if they were real.’ Fourth World...

Global South Korea and the K-Pop Phenomenon

Global South Korea and the K-Pop Phenomenon   Reference library

Crystal S. Anderson

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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2020
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Society and culture, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
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...Economic Miracle, 1962–1989.” Australasian Economic History 43, no. 3 (2003): 256–286. Jung, Sun , and Yukie Hirata . “Conflicting Desires: K-Pop Idol Girl Group Flows in Japan in the Era of Web 2.0.” ejcjs 12, no. 2 (2012). Kim, Jeong-mee . “ Why Does Hallyu Matter? The Significance of the Korea Wave in South Korea .” Critical Studies in Television 2, no. 2 (2007): 47–59. Kim, Jung . “The Political Logic of Economic Crisis in South Korea.” Asian Survey 45, no. 3 (2005): 453–474. Kwon, Seung-ho , and Joseph Kim . “ The Cultural Industry Policies...

Print Culture and Censorship from Colonial Latin America to the US Latina/o Presence in the 19TH Century

Print Culture and Censorship from Colonial Latin America to the US Latina/o Presence in the 19TH Century   Reference library

Matthew J. K.Hill

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latina and Latino Literature

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2020
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Literature, Literary texts, Literary theory and cultural studies
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...especially based in New Orleans, see Coronado, World ; and Silva Gruesz, Ambassadors . 27. “Aunque la cotización de catecismos y cartillas oscilaba entre 0,2 y 0,4 reales, el valor de los textos era usualmente superior a un peso. La suma era considerable: en 1821, el jornal de un peón ascendía de 3 a 5 pesos al mes, un machete valía 0,6 reales, una azada 1,4 pesos, un telar 3 pesos y un arado 2 pesos.” Iván Molina Jiménez, El que quiera divertirse: Libros y sociedad en Costa Rica (1750–1914) (San Jose: Universidad de Costa Rica, Universidad Nacional,...

The Indigenous Presence and Central American-American Writers in the United States

The Indigenous Presence and Central American-American Writers in the United States   Reference library

Arturo Arias

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latina and Latino Literature

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2020

...people have their own deities, share cultural patterns, and confirm their place in the world. Eventually, a note will explain that Jlumaltik “is Tsotsil for Chamula,” another town in Chiapas. 110 This chain of signifiers evidences that Western readers are located outside this web of language. Yet the telling appears to differ little from non-Indigenous narratives on the same subject, or so it would seem. The phrase “Jtatatik is with us” as a motivational utterance to go on despite the exhaustion connotes already non-Western referents. Jtatatik is an...

Contemporary Asian American Art

Contemporary Asian American Art   Reference library

Laura Kina

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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2020
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Society and culture, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
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...San Francisco Art Institute. 44 Beginning with his early works such as his 1969 “Tat2” ( Figure 9 ), in which he inked a Maori-inspired tattoo across a photograph of his face, Villa engaged indigenous, non-Western, and Western art forms with Filipina/o subjectivity. He also fostered a critical dialogue and scholarship on multicultural art. From 1976 to 2013 , he organized “Worlds in Collision”—“an iconic series of exhibitions, symposia, curricula, publications, and web projects” that addressed “multiculturalism, education, activism, and identity politics...

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