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Reproductive Rites and Wrongs: Lessons from American Indian Religious Traditions, Historical Experience, and Contemporary Life

MARY C. CHURCHILL

in Sacred Rights: The Case for Contraception and Abortion in World Religions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195160017
eISBN:
9780199849611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160017.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the history and contemporary experience of Native American Indians, and the contribution of Native philosophies and religious practices to the question of population growth. It ... More


The Land in Between:: Constructing Nature, Wilderness, and Agriculture

A. Whitney Sanford

in Growing Stories from India: Religion and the Fate of Agriculture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134123
eISBN:
9780813135915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134123.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter demonstrates parallels between the pastoral paradigm of Vaishnava devotion and the neglect of agriculture in Western environmental thought. It explores how pastoralism and idealized ... More


India Means Business: How the Elephant Earned its Stripes

Kshama Kaushik and Kaushik Dutta

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072614
eISBN:
9780199081592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072614.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book traces the evolution of business in India from the pre-British Raj days to look at the forces that have shaped Indian commerce and economy. It presents a well-rounded picture of the ... More


The Copyright Thing Doesn't Work Here: Adinkra and Kente Cloth and Intellectual Property in Ghana

Boatema Boateng

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670024
eISBN:
9781452946863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670024.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

In Ghana, adinkra and kente textiles derive their significance from their association with both Asante and Ghanaian cultural nationalism. Adinkra, made by stenciling patterns with black dye, and ... More


“Race” and “Class” in the Spanish Colonies of America: A Dynamic Social Perception

Yolanda Fabiola Orquera

in Rereading the Black Legend: The Discourses of Religious and Racial Difference in the Renaissance Empires

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226307213
eISBN:
9780226307244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307244.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the issues of race and class in Spain's colonies in America. It suggests that there are three distinct periods of cultural development in Central and South America after the ... More


We Have a Religion: The 1920s Pueblo Indian Dance Controversy and American Religious Freedom

Tisa Wenger

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832622
eISBN:
9781469605869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807894217_wenger
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

For Native Americans, religious freedom has been an elusive goal. From nineteenth-century bans on indigenous ceremonial practices to twenty-first-century legal battles over sacred lands, peyote use, ... More


Golden Kings, Cocaine Lords, and the Madness of El Dorado: Guayana as Native and Colonial Imaginary

Neil L. Whitehead

in Surveying the American Tropics: A Literary Geography from New York to Rio

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318900
eISBN:
9781846319983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318900.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

‘Guayana’ is one of those indigenous terms which have survived, against all colonial odds, to do duty as valuable designations of cultural areas long since divided politically. The word morphed into ... More


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