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Chechen Images

Valery Tishkov

in Chechnya: Life in a War-Torn Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238879
eISBN:
9780520930209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238879.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how violent conflict has reshaped the Chechen identity. The Chechens profess a self-image centered on a rigid set of cultural characteristics, and war affects such images ... More


Chechnya as a Stage and a Role

Valery Tishkov

in Chechnya: Life in a War-Torn Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238879
eISBN:
9780520930209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238879.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the war ramifications of Chechnya and solutions to its conflicts. The Chechens made a major effort to create a memorial saga of suffering and sacrifice so as to build up group ... More


Amnesia: Clan-Society and Nation-State

Michael E. Meeker

in A Nation of Empire: The Ottoman Legacy of Turkish Modernity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225268
eISBN:
9780520929128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225268.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the author's arrival in the Turkish district of Of, where he conducted the first part of his fieldwork during the 1960s, revealing that two major families in the district have ... More


Names and Genealogies among the Nuosu of Liangshan

Ma Erzi

in Perspectives on the Yi of Southwest China

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219885
eISBN:
9780520935259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219885.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter gives a thorough review of the Nuosu naming system. It shows how clan names, birth-order names, and personal names serve to place individuals into the matrix of social organization in ... More


Envisioning the Lethal Chamber

Scott Christianson

in The Last Gasp: The Rise and Fall of the American Gas Chamber

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255623
eISBN:
9780520945616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255623.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The history of the gas chamber is a story of the twentieth century. But an earlier event that would subsequently figure into its evolution occurred one day in 1846, when a French physiologist, Claude ... More


Intelligence and Revolt ii: French Security Services and Communal Unrest in Morocco and Syria

Thomas Martin

in Empires of Intelligence: Security Services and Colonial Disorder after 1914

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251175
eISBN:
9780520933743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251175.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Intelligence providers were in the forefront of Britain's efforts to contain the widespread disorder in Arab territories after World War I. Rebellion in the French Empire gestated longer, but was ... More


The Marriage of Sung Imperial Clanswomen

John W. Chaffee

in Marriage and Inequality in Chinese Society

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520069305
eISBN:
9780520910454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520069305.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter attempts to piece together a picture of clanswomen's marriages, and changes in them, during the Sung. In doing so, it addresses three related questions. First, what kinds of exchanges ... More


Iron Ties: In Blood we Trust

Jana Arsovska

in Decoding Albanian Organized Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520282803
eISBN:
9780520958715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282803.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 4 examines past and current structures of ethnic Albanian organized crime groups in the Balkans and the Western world: Are these groups indeed family-based and hierarchically structured, as ... More


The <i>Platform Sūtra</i> and Other Conspiracy Theories

Alan Cole

in Patriarchs on Paper: A Critical History of Medieval Chan Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284067
eISBN:
9780520959750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284067.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter focuses on the Platform Sūtra. Composed sometime in the late eighth century, Platform Sūtra picks up and works over a number of claims regarding the Bodhidharma clan that had been put ... More


Revival Villages: Experiments in Christian Social and Spatial Groups

Courtney Handman

in Critical Christianity: Translation and Denominational Conflict in Papua New Guinea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520283756
eISBN:
9780520959514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283756.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyzes the 1977 Pentecostal Holy Spirit revival that Guhu-Samane speakers attributed to the translation of the New Testament into their language. The revivalists’ first goal was to ... More


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