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Society of the Dead: Quita Manaquita and Palo Praise in Cuba

Todd Ochoa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520256835
eISBN:
9780520947924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256835.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This book explores Palo, a Kongo-inspired “society of affliction” that is poorly understood at the margins of Cuban popular religion. Narrated as an encounter with two teachers of Palo, the book ... More


The Press and the Case

Donna T. Andrew and Randall McGowen

in The Perreaus and Mrs. Rudd: Forgery and Betrayal in Eighteenth-Century London

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220621
eISBN:
9780520923706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220621.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the press reports on the Perreau case which turned it into a national sensation—an inescapable phenomenon. It notes that the press gave full accounts of all the official ... More


Is There a Sixth Sense?

Kathryn Linn Geurts

in Culture and the Senses: Bodily Ways of Knowing in an African Community

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234550
eISBN:
9780520936546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234550.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the question of whether there is a sixth sense or not, first introducing the domain of sensation and perception, and then considering the “sixth sense” as a form of balance for ... More


Conclusion

Eugenia Lean

in Public Passions: The Trial of Shi Jianqiao and the Rise of Popular Sympathy in Republican China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247185
eISBN:
9780520932678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247185.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book has taken Shi Jianqiao's case as a particularly effective vantage point from which to ask how the most intimate structures of the modern self, including morality and feelings, were linked ... More


Uncertain Deliveries

Ruthann Knechel Johansen

in Listening in the Silence, Seeing in the Dark: Reconstructing Life after Brain Injury

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231146
eISBN:
9780520927766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231146.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter describes how the surroundings and routines of family members of Erik changed when he was hospitalized after a serious accident. Erik's parents were housed in the same hospital, had ... More


Resurrection, Sensation, and Knowledge

Susan Ashbrook Harvey

in Scenting Salvation: Ancient Christianity and the Olfactory Imagination

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241473
eISBN:
9780520931015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241473.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Ancient Christianity developed in a world where different religious cultures shared certain assumptions. One was the notion that human experience extended beyond the confines of the physical, mortal ... More


Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of Chemical Senses in Aquatic Birds

Tobin L. Hieronymus

in Sensory Evolution on the Threshold: Adaptations in Secondarily Aquatic Vertebrates

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252783
eISBN:
9780520934122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252783.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter discusses the physiology and behavioral responses of aquatic birds to chemical stimulants. It presents comparisons of aquatic versus terrestrial chemical sensations in aquatic birds. It ... More


The Media of Sensation

Niklaus Largier

in Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288423
eISBN:
9780520963368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288423.003.0025
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter discusses the significance of medieval practices of prayer both for the modern rediscovery of media and for the anthropology of sensation. It demonstrates how medieval theories of ... More


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