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Performing “Frontier in the Attic”

Daniel R. Maher

in Mythic Frontiers: Remembering, Forgetting, and Profiting with Cultural Heritage Tourism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062532
eISBN:
9780813051185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062532.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter uses performance theory to examine the specific manner in which Fort Smith constituted the frontier complex for the specific audience of tourists. In 1955 the city exhumed its frontier ... More


Possession Play: On Cinema, Reenactment, and Trance in the Cologne Tribes

Anja Dreschke

in Trance Mediums and New Media: Spirit Possession in the Age of Technical Reproduction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823253807
eISBN:
9780823260966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253807.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Cologne Tribes are an association of around 80 clubs from Cologne whose members re-enact the lifeworlds of ‘foreign’ cultures and/or ancient epochs as a leisure time activity. The chapter ... More


Introduction

Samson Lim

in Siam's New Detectives: Visualizing Crime and Conspiracy in Modern Thailand

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824855253
eISBN:
9780824869106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855253.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In 1986, a young Thai woman went missing. A few days later her body was found in a wooded area east of Bangkok. The police quickly arrested and brought four men to trial. The only thing connecting ... More


Murder, Reenacted

Samson Lim

in Siam's New Detectives: Visualizing Crime and Conspiracy in Modern Thailand

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824855253
eISBN:
9780824869106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855253.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The crime scene re-enactment is another prominent visual practice used by the Thai police. It is believed to have been introduced in the late 1920s as a way to categorize crime into what the police ... More


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