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Li 理/Coherence

Stephen C. Angle

in Sagehood: The Contemporary Significance of Neo-Confucian Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195385144
eISBN:
9780199869756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385144.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Li is a difficult term, sometimes translated as “principle” or “pattern,” that lies at the center of Neo-Confucian philosophizing. Building on the insights of Willard Peterson, ... More


The Concept of the Person in Luo Modes of Thought

D. A. Masolo

in African Philosophy: New and Traditional Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195114409
eISBN:
9780199785827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019511440X.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This essay examines the concept of juok, found among the Southern (Kenya) and Central (Uganda) Luo. The implications of the concept for understanding what constitutes personhood, grounding the ... More


Epilogue: The Future of a Pastime

Shana J. Brown

in Pastimes: From Art and Antiquarianism to Modern Chinese Historiography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834982
eISBN:
9780824870249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834982.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This epilogue discusses the survival and persistence of jinshi in the twentieth century. It considers the rise of a patriotic archaeology that sought to substantiate the great age of Chinese ... More


Secrecy

Anne Storch

in Secret Manipulations: Language and Context in Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199768974
eISBN:
9780199914425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768974.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter deals with secrecy and presents case studies of how secret languages are created, used, and revealed among the Jukun (Nigeria), Lango and Adhola (Uganda), and Fulbe (West Africa), and in ... More


How to Tell a Story of Imprisonment: Ideology, Truth, and Melodramatic Body in the Making of

Li Li

in The Making and Remaking of China's "Red Classics": Politics, Aesthetics, and Mass Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9789888390892
eISBN:
9789888455003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390892.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

 Red Crag, published at the end of 1961 under the names of Luo Guangbin (Luo Kuang-pin) and Yang Yiyan (Yang Yi-yen), initially aimed at depicting the painful experiences of its authors and other ... More


Luo and Others: Migration, Settlement, Ethnicity

Parker Shipton

in Mortgaging the Ancestors: Ideologies of Attachment in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116021
eISBN:
9780300152746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116021.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines and inspects the habits and practices of the Luo people, a people that live at one of the more important frontiers of Africa, at the edge of the Nilotic language family of ... More


Birthright and Its Borrowing: Inheritance and Land Clientage Under Pressure

Parker Shipton

in Mortgaging the Ancestors: Ideologies of Attachment in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116021
eISBN:
9780300152746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116021.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter takes a look at human territoriality within Africa—who claims to belong where in equatorial Africa, for example, depends upon who can trace relationships to whom. It looks at Luo, for ... More


Patriarch Luo: From Soldier to Religious Teacher

Barend J. ter Haar

in Practicing Scripture: A Lay Buddhist Movement in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839277
eISBN:
9780824869786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839277.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The figure of Patriarch Luo or Luo Qing has been subject of much mythologizing. Moreover, the most famous myths were developed by the Non-Action Teaching itself. This chapter distinguishes between ... More


Chapter 2

Xiao Lu

in Dialogue

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028122
eISBN:
9789882206816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028122.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the author's visit to a hairdressing salon in Beijing, China, and her recollection of her childhood memories about love. It relates the story when she was eighteen years and ... More


Mortgaging the Ancestors: Ideologies of Attachment in Africa

Parker Shipton

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116021
eISBN:
9780300152746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116021.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This interdisciplinary book is about land, belonging, and the mortgage—and how people of different cultural backgrounds understand them in Africa. Drawing on years of ethnographic observation, this ... More


Introduction: A Golden Pendulum

Parker Shipton

in Credit Between Cultures: Farmers, Financiers, and Misunderstanding in Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116038
eISBN:
9780300162929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116038.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter introduces the main study of this book, which focuses on the efforts of Luo-speaking people and others in Kenya to make sense of, and cope with, foreign interventions in the form of ... More


Context for Credit: A Setting at the Source of the Nile

Parker Shipton

in Credit Between Cultures: Farmers, Financiers, and Misunderstanding in Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116038
eISBN:
9780300162929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116038.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter introduces the central context of the study—the setting in equatorial Africa, and the Luo-speaking and other people who live in it. Luo people gain their main livelihood from cultivation ... More


Debts and Dodges: The Moral and the Hazard in Repayment

Parker Shipton

in Credit Between Cultures: Farmers, Financiers, and Misunderstanding in Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116038
eISBN:
9780300162929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116038.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter focuses on loan repayment under the IADP–SPSCP, suggesting how Luo farmers felt about it. It discusses that IADP–SPSCP loans went mostly unrepaid. Scarcely over twenty percent was ... More


Nothing More Serious: Mortgaging and Struggles over Ancestral Land

Parker Shipton

in Mortgaging the Ancestors: Ideologies of Attachment in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116021
eISBN:
9780300152746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116021.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter explores the encounters between claims made to land and positions on land that others associate with their deceased forebears. It looks at the case of Luo, for example, where during Jomo ... More


Falling Short

Ernest P. Young

in Ecclesiastical Colony: China's Catholic Church and the French Religious Protectorate

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199924622
eISBN:
9780199332908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924622.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

During the radicalism of the mid-1920s in China, Costantini advocated an accommodation of the church with Chinese nationalism. As a new national government was formed in 1928 by the Nationalist Party ... More


Sanctifying Luoyang: The Luo River Goddess and Wu Zhao

N. Harry Rothschild

in Emperor Wu Zhao and Her Pantheon of Devis, Divinities, and Dynastic Mothers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169387
eISBN:
9780231539180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169387.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the role of Consort Fu (Fufei), the goddess of the Luo River, in magnifying Wu Zhao's political authority as emperor of China. Luoyang, situated in the middle of the Yellow ... More


The Discovery of the Oracle Bone Inscriptions

Shana J. Brown

in Pastimes: From Art and Antiquarianism to Modern Chinese Historiography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834982
eISBN:
9780824870249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834982.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the discovery of the oracle bone inscriptions in 1899. Oracle bone inscriptions are among the oldest Chinese historical sources, with an estimated age of up to some 4,000 years. ... More


Luo Zhenyu and the Dilemmas of the Private Scholar

Shana J. Brown

in Pastimes: From Art and Antiquarianism to Modern Chinese Historiography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834982
eISBN:
9780824870249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834982.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the dilemmas faced by jinshi scholar Luo Zhenyu in the new Republic. After the abdication of the last Qing emperor Puyi (1906–1967) in 1912, many talented scholar-officials lost ... More


Historical and Cultural Context

Sanyu A. Mojola

in "Love, Money, and HIV": Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520280939
eISBN:
9780520958500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280939.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 3 begins with a discussion of the social reality of the HIV prevalence rates in Nyanza province among the Luo. I then describe the historical and cultural background to the study to set in ... More


Love, Money, and HIV Prevention

Sanyu A. Mojola

in "Love, Money, and HIV": Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520280939
eISBN:
9780520958500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280939.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In chapter 4, I show how intimate relationships and communities enable and motivate girls’ transformation into consuming women. The chapter examines how Luo youth characterize their relationships ... More


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