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Mississippian Beginnings

Gregory D. Wilson (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781683400103
eISBN:
9781683400318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400103.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Two decades ago Mississippian cultural origins were commonly viewed as the outcome of well-bounded Woodland populations evolving in situ. Different Mississippian polities were conceived of as ... More


Veneratio Sarracenorum: Shared Devotion among Muslims and Christians, According to Burchard of Strasbourg, Envoy from Frederic Barbarossa to Saladin (c. 1175)

John V. Tolan

in Sons of Ishmael: Muslims through European Eyes in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032221
eISBN:
9780813038964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032221.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter discusses an account of Burchard of Strasbourg of his travels from Cairo to Damascus in a bid to negotiate an alliance with Saladin. Along with his numerous descriptions of the things he ... More


“Circles, circles, circles”: Conrad’s Pilgrimage

Agata Szczeszak-Brewer

in Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035390
eISBN:
9780813038933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035390.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The chapter studies the presence of pilgrimage in Conrad's texts. It states that Conrad's depiction of the long-forgotten world of sea voyages echoes the pilgrimages of his characters. Conrad's ... More


The Last Jihad and the End of Hijra, 1911–1920

Allan Christelow

in Algerians without Borders: The Making of a Global Frontier Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037554
eISBN:
9780813043975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037554.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter begins with the Italian invasion of Libya, which reinvigorated the Pan Islam movement, and the French decision to impose military conscription on Algerian Muslims, which set off a new ... More


The Ceremonial Landscape of the Newark Earthworks and the Raccoon Creek Valley Bradley T. Lepper

Bradley T. Lepper

in Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter situates the Newark Earthworks, probably the most complex of known Ohio Hopewellian works, within the larger framework of the Raccoon Valley and shows that understanding the former ... More


Tenuous Itineraries

Agata Szczeszak-Brewer

in Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035390
eISBN:
9780813038933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035390.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The chapter offers a theoretical overview of different assumptions regarding pilgrimage toward the center and a preliminary discussion on the (im)possibility of arriving at a set objective. ... More


Teleology without a Telos?: Constitutive Absence in Joyce’s Pilgrimage

Agata Szczeszak-Brewer

in Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035390
eISBN:
9780813038933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035390.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The chapter studies Joyce's handling of pilgrimage in his texts. James Joyce, through his texts, portrays that the modernist pilgrims have to acknowledge the absence of form and should keep pursuing ... More


Naranjo, Guatemala, a Middle Preclassic Site in the Central Highlands of Guatemala

Barbara Arroyo

in Pathways to Complexity: A View from the Maya Lowlands

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813054841
eISBN:
9780813053332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054841.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter looks at the ritual practices at Naranjo in the central highlands of Guatemala and the relationship of these practices to Kaminaljuyu and its neighbors during the Middle Preclassic ... More


Late Middle Woodland Settlement and Ritual at the Armory Site

Paul N. Eubanks

in Early and Middle Woodland Landscapes of the Southeast

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044606
eISBN:
9780813046143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044606.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter discusses Late Middle Woodland Settlement and Ritual at the Armory site located along the Alabama River in central Alabama. Following a distributional analysis of local and non-local ... More


Keeping the Faith: Disney World as a Pilgrimage Center

Cher Krause Knight

in Power and Paradise in Walt Disney's World

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049120
eISBN:
9780813050218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049120.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 2 investigates Disney World as a pilgrimage site predicated on its rites of passage, temporary communities transcending normal social constraints, spatial planning, corporeal, symbolic ... More


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