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Sounding Out HeritageCultural Politics and the Social Practice of Quan ho Folk Song in Northern Vietnam

Sounding Out Heritage: Cultural Politics and the Social Practice of Quan ho Folk Song in Northern Vietnam

Lauren Meeker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835682
eISBN:
9780824870928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835682.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the cultural politics that have shaped the recent history and practice of a unique style of folk song that originated in Bắc Ninh province, northern Vietnam. The book delves into ... More

Sounding the Limits of LifeEssays in the Anthropology of Biology and Beyond

Sounding the Limits of Life: Essays in the Anthropology of Biology and Beyond

Stefan Helmreich

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164809
eISBN:
9781400873869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164809.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

What is life? What is water? What is sound? This book investigates how contemporary scientists—biologists, oceanographers, and audio engineers—are redefining these crucial concepts. Life, water, and ... More

The Sounds of LatinidadImmigrants Making Music and Creating Culture in a Southern City

The Sounds of Latinidad: Immigrants Making Music and Creating Culture in a Southern City

Samuel K. Byrd

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479859405
eISBN:
9781479876426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859405.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the Latino music scene as a lens through which to understand changing ideas about latinidad in the New South. Focusing on Latino immigrant musicians and their fans in Charlotte, ... More

South Korean civil movement organisations"Hope, crisis, and pragmatism in democratic transition"

South Korean civil movement organisations: "Hope, crisis, and pragmatism in democratic transition"

Amy Levine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719090493
eISBN:
9781526109613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090493.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

How does civil society come together and disperse inside a rapidly industrialised and democratised nation? South Korean civil movement organisations is an ethnographic study of the social movements ... More

Space in the TropicsFrom Convicts to Rockets in French Guiana

Space in the Tropics: From Convicts to Rockets in French Guiana

Peter Redfield

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219847
eISBN:
9780520923423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219847.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Rockets roar into space—bearing roughly half the world's commercial satellites—from the same South American coastal rainforest where convicts once did time on infamous Devil's Island. This book draws ... More

Speak, Bird, Speak AgainPalestinian Arab Folktales

Speak, Bird, Speak Again: Palestinian Arab Folktales

Ibrahim Muhawi and Sharif Kanaana

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520062924
eISBN:
9780520908734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520062924.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book is more than a collection of previously unpublished folktales. By combining expertise in English literature and anthropology, it brings to these tales an integral method of study that ... More

The Specter of "the People"Urban Poverty in Northeast China

The Specter of "the People": Urban Poverty in Northeast China

Mun Young Cho

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451652
eISBN:
9780801467431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451652.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Despite massive changes to its economic policies, China continues to define itself as socialist; since 1949 and into the present, the Maoist slogan “Serve the People” has been a central point of ... More

The Spiritual QuestTranscendence  in Myth, Religion, and Science

The Spiritual Quest: Transcendence in Myth, Religion, and Science

Robert Torrance

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520081321
eISBN:
9780520920163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520081321.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This study argues that the spiritual quest is rooted in our biological, psychological, linguistic, and social nature. The quest is not, as most have believed, a rare mystical experience, but a ... More

Standing GroundYurok Indian Spirituality, 1850-1990

Standing Ground: Yurok Indian Spirituality, 1850-1990

Thomas Buckley

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520233584
eISBN:
9780520936447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233584.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This book introduces the many aspects of the lives of Yurok Indian tribals. It provides a written account on men's and women's spiritual training, in the ways people think about the world and act in ... More

The Street Is My PulpitHip Hop and Christianity in Kenya

The Street Is My Pulpit: Hip Hop and Christianity in Kenya

Mwenda Ntarangwi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040061
eISBN:
9780252098260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040061.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

To some, Christianity and hip hop seem antithetical. Not so in Kenya. There, the music of Julius Owino, AKA Juliani, blends faith and beats into a potent hip hop gospel aimed at a youth culture ... More

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