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 African Jews in Eastern and Southern Africa

Edith Bruder

in The Black Jews of Africa: History, Religion, Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195333565
eISBN:
9780199868889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333565.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter surveys various groups in eastern and southern Africa that self-proclaimed a Jewish identity. These include the Abayudaya of Uganda; the Lemba of South Africa and Zimbabwe; Zionist and ... More


Multiculturalism and Solidarity in Nicaragua

Juliet Hooker

in Race and the Politics of Solidarity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335361
eISBN:
9780199868995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335361.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

What is the effect of the institutional design of minority group rights on political solidarity? Can debates about such rights begin to address racialized solidarity? This chapter examines these ... More


Inherited Guilt

N. J. Sewell‐Rutter

in Guilt by Descent: Moral Inheritance and Decision Making in Greek Tragedy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199227334
eISBN:
9780191711152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227334.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter pursues a line of enquiry suggested by the consideration of Herodotus in Chapter 1. It asks whether those unfortunate descendants in tragedy who are punished for the sins of their ... More


A Question of Identity: Iberian Conversos in Historical Perspective

Renee Levine Melammed

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195170719
eISBN:
9780199835416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195170717.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The riots of 1391 in Spain triggered a series of developments that would change the course of Jewish history as well as of Spanish history. Spanish society was not willing to accept the large group ... More


Modern Manifestations

Renee Levine Melammed

in A Question of Identity: Iberian Conversos in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195170719
eISBN:
9780199835416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195170717.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Three examples of modern manifestations of converso identity have been chosen in order to examine how the passage of time has affected the converso experience. For centuries the first group, the ... More


Introduction Black—White—Both—Neither—In—Between

Werner Sollors

in Neither Black Nor White Yet Both: Thematic Explorations of Interracial Literature

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195052824
eISBN:
9780199855155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195052824.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Neither black nor white yet both may be nothing more than a cliché. It does appear with some occurrence in interracial literature, and is one repetition among many that give this particular kind of ... More


Health Equity in Brazil: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Policy

Kia Lilly Caldwell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040986
eISBN:
9780252099533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040986.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book highlights Brazil’s successes and challenges in its quest to provide quality healthcare to all of its citizens, particularly women and Afro-Brazilians. By exploring how health activists and ... More


Unsettled: Denial and Belonging Among White Kenyans

Janet McIntosh

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290495
eISBN:
9780520964631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290495.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

In 1963, Kenya gained independence from Britain, ending decades of white colonial rule. While tens of thousands of whites relocated in fear of losing their fortunes, many stayed. But over the past ... More


Conclusion

Lindsey Apple

in The Family Legacy of Henry Clay: In the Shadow of a Kentucky Patriarch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134109
eISBN:
9780813135908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134109.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Henry Clay's legacy proved to be both blessing and curse. Too frequently great pressure was brought to bear on young members of the family. Clays seemed excessively tied to place in the sense that ... More


Introduction

Mona Sue Weissmark

in Justice Matters: Legacies of the Holocaust and World War II

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157574
eISBN:
9780199848485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157574.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The story begins with an innocent inquiry: who is that man? The author of this book shares her personal experience of how she came to know about her ... More


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