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The Zoomorphic Imagination in Chinese Art and Culture

The Zoomorphic Imagination in Chinese Art and Culture

Jerome Silbergeld and Eugene Y. Wang (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824846763
eISBN:
9780824873035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846763.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The zoomorphic imagination of Chinese artists was inhabited by some animals as carefully observed and rendered as in any scientific study, by other animals bred from sheer fantasy or concocted from ... More

Zora Neale Hurston's Final Decade

Zora Neale Hurston's Final Decade

Virginia Lynn Moylan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813035789
eISBN:
9780813046228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035789.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book draws on archival and community census reports, new interviews with Hurston’s contemporaries, numerous correspondence, and diligent research to fill in the missing pieces of Hurston’s life ... More

Zorba the Buddha"Sex, Spirituality, and Capitalism in the Global Osho Movement"

Zorba the Buddha: "Sex, Spirituality, and Capitalism in the Global Osho Movement"

Hugh B. Urban

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286665
eISBN:
9780520961777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286665.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This book is the first comprehensive study of the life, teachings, and following of the controversial Indian guru known in his youth as Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and in his later years as Osho ... More

The Zoroastrian DiasporaReligion and Migration

The Zoroastrian Diaspora: Religion and Migration

John R. Hinnells

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267591
eISBN:
9780191683329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267591.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Religious Studies

What is the distinctive Zoroastrian experience, and what is the common diasporic experience? This book is the outcome of twenty years of research and of archival and fieldwork in eleven countries. It ... More

Zoroastrians in BritainThe Ratanbai Katrak Lectures: University of Oxford 1985

Zoroastrians in Britain: The Ratanbai Katrak Lectures: University of Oxford 1985

John R. Hinnells

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198261933
eISBN:
9780191682247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261933.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Religious Studies

Zoroastrianism is the religion of ancient Iran, dating back over a thousand years before the time of Christ. It is also the religion of Britain's oldest South Asian minority, with a history going ... More

Zulu WarriorsThe Battle for the South African Frontier

Zulu Warriors: The Battle for the South African Frontier

John Laband

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300180312
eISBN:
9780300206197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180312.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Toward the end of the nineteenth century, the British embarked on a concerted series of campaigns in South Africa. Within three years they waged five wars against African states with the intent of ... More

ZwingliAn Introduction to His Thought

Zwingli: An Introduction to His Thought

W. P. Stephens

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263630
eISBN:
9780191682629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263630.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This book provides an introduction to Zwingli's thought. It discusses the main areas of debate in Zwingli studies, and engages with a variety of interpretations of Zwingli. In the opening chapters ... More

The ʿAlidsThe First Family of Islam, 750-1200

The ʿAlids: The First Family of Islam, 750-1200

Teresa Bernheimer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748638475
eISBN:
9780748693894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638475.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book is an study of the ʻAlids focuses on the crucial formative period from the Abbasid Revolution of 750 to the Saljuq period of 1100. Exploring their rise from both a religious point of view ... More

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