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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


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


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