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INTRODUCTION 2 I. CULTURAL ACTIVISM AND MINORITY CLAIMS 1. Screen Memories: Resignifying the Traditional in Indigenous Media FayeD. Ginsburg 39 2. Visual Media and the Primitivist Perplex: Colonial Fantasies, Indigenous Imagination, and Advocacy in North America Harald E. L. Prins 58 3. Representation, Politics, and Cultural Imagination in Indigenous Video: General Points and Kayapo Examples Terence Turner 75 4. Spectacles of Difference: Cultural Activism and the Mass Mediation of Tibet Meg McLagan 90 II. THE CULTURAL POLITICS OF NATION-STATES 5. Egyptian Melodrama-Technology of the Modern Subject? Lila Abu-Lughod zx5 6. Epic Contests: Television and Religious Identity in India Purnima Mankekar z34 7. The National Picture: Thai Media and Cultural Identity Annette Hamilton 52 8. Television, Time, and the National Imaginary in Belize Richard R Wilk 171 III. TRANSNATIONAL CIRCUITS 9. Mass Media and Transnational Subjectivity in Shanghai: Notes on (Re)Cosmopolitanism in a Chinese Metropolis Mayfair Mei-hui Yang 189 10. A Marshall Plan of the Mind: The Political Economy of a Kazakh Soap Opera Ruth Mandel 201 11. Mapping Hmong Media in Diasporic Space Louisa Schein 229 IV. THE SOCIAL SITES OF PRODUCTION 12. Putting American Public Television Documentary in Its Places Barry Dornfeld 247 13. Culture in the Ad World: Producing the Latin Look ArleneDdvila 264 14. "And Yet My Heart Is Still Indian": The Bombay Film Industry and the (H)Indianization of Hollywood Tejaswini Ganti 281 15. Arrival Scenes: Complicity and Media Ethnography in the Bolivian Public Sphere JeffD. Himpele 301 V. THE SOCIAL LIFE OF TECHNOLOGY 16. The Materiality of Cinema Theaters in Northern Nigeria Brian Larkin 319 17. Mobile Machines and Fluid Audiences: Rethinking Reception through Zambian Radio Culture Debra Spitulnik 337 18. The Indian Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction: Or, What Happens When Peasants "Get Hold" of Images ChristopherPinney 355 19. Live or Dead? Televising Theater in Bali Mark Hobart 370 20. A Room with a Voice: Mediation and Mediumship in Thailand's Information Age Rosalind C. Morris 383