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Inflationary Rituals: The Mau Mau Rebellion

Robert W. Blunt

in For Money and Elders: Ritual, Sovereignty, and the Sacred in Kenya

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226655611
eISBN:
9780226655895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226655895.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Three traces the effects of the unmaking and remaking of Kikuyu ritual in relationship to Christian understandings of the sovereign function of elders by reinterpreting the ritual life of ... More


Ritual, Rebellion, Resistance: Rethinking the Swazi Ncwala

Bruce Lincoln

in Discourse and the Construction of Society: Comparative Studies of Myth, Ritual, and Classification

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199372362
eISBN:
9780199372393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372362.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Swazi kingship rituals have figured prominently in theories of ritual, but considering them in historic context makes clear that their performance differed in the precolonial, colonial, and ... More


Identifying Gossip

Esther Eidinow

in Envy, Poison, and Death: Women on Trial in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199562602
eISBN:
9780191747304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562602.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Tracing the meaning of the term from its origins in Old English, to its current incarnation in social media, this chapter explores the ways in which gossip is understood to work, and how it becomes ... More


Killing Ambition

Oren Falk

in Violence and Risk in Medieval Iceland: This Spattered Isle

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198866046
eISBN:
9780191898280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866046.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter seeks to account for the nearly complete absence of warfare from medieval Iceland and its sagas. It argues that a single logic dictated both the embrace of feud as a socially ... More


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