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A Sense of People and Place

Andrew Moutu

in Names are Thicker than Blood: Kinship and Ownership amongst the Iatmul

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197264454
eISBN:
9780191760501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264454.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides a general sense of the geography and economic livelihood, as well as an example of the sorts of (clan) relationships that prevail, in Iatmul villages. Topics discussed include ... More


Representing the Cherokee Nation: Imperial Power and Elite Interests in the Remaking of Cherokee Governance

Mark Rifkin

in Manifesting America: The Imperial Construction of U.S. National Space

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195387179
eISBN:
9780199866786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387179.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines the texts of Cherokee national governance in the 1810s and 1820s (statutes, the Constitution, and memorials to the U.S.), illustrating how they both respond to U.S. pressures ... More


 From Clans to Households in Te

Charles Ramble

in The Navel of the Demoness: Tibetan Buddhism and Civil Religion in Highland Nepal

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195154146
eISBN:
9780199868513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154146.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

While the preceding chapters have explored the external influences that have contributed to the emergence of the community of Te, the focus now shifts to the village itself. A description of the ... More


Family Tree

Todd Lewis and Subarna Tuladhar

in Sugata Saurabha: An Epic Poem from Nepal on the Life of the Buddha by Chittadhar Hridaya

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195341829
eISBN:
9780199866816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341829.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

“Family Tree” delves into the ancestors of Siddhārtha Gautama as one belonging to the Shākya clan, a lineage in the solar dynasty whose members include figures from Indic legend. References to ... More


The Social Structure

S.C. Dube

in The Kamar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077312
eISBN:
9780199081158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077312.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter studies the social structure of the Kamar tribes. It examines the two main divisions of the tribe, namely the Bundhrajiya and the Makadiya, the latter being the more inferior of the two. ... More


The Society of Kakatiya Andhra

Cynthia Talbot

in Precolonial India in Practice: Society, Region, and Identity in Medieval Andhra

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195136616
eISBN:
9780199834716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195136616.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Although the caste system is thought to have dominated the society of traditional India, people who commissioned inscriptions in Kakatiya Andhra (a.d.1175–1324 ) mentioned their clan or lineage ... More


East-Central Africa

COLIN NEWBURY

in Patrons, Clients, and Empire: Chieftaincy and Over-rule in Asia, Africa, and the Pacific

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257812
eISBN:
9780191717864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257812.003.08
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The kingdoms of East-Central Africa provide examples of patrimonial states utilized for the purposes of European over-rule. In societies where political clientage was ubiquitous, the Kingdom of ... More


Introduction

Colin G. Calloway

in White People, Indians, and Highlanders: Tribal People and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195340129
eISBN:
9780199867202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340129.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The Introduction sets out the scope and themes of the book. It examines areas of similarity in the culture, perceptions, and experiences of Highland Scots and American Indians and discusses ... More


Government and Highland Elites

Julian Goodare

in The Government of Scotland 1560-1625

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243549
eISBN:
9780191714160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243549.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Governing the Highlands was very different from governing the rest of Scotland. The political elites of the Highlands barely recognised state authority, and had few connections to regular ... More


The Lordship of Ireland, 1520

Christopher Maginn

in William Cecil, Ireland, and the Tudor State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697151
eISBN:
9780191739262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697151.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter uses the relationship between William Cecil's father, Richard, and William Wise of Waterford, both of whom were royal servants at the court of Henry VIII, as an entrée to an exploration ... More


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