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Re-sexing religion in suburban Glasgow

Tanya Cheadle

in Sexual Progressives: Reimagining Intimacy in Scotland, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526125255
eISBN:
9781526152060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526125262.00008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on Bella and Charles Pearce’s religious lives, and more particularly their discipleship of the American sexual mystic Thomas Lake Harris. Harris was initially a pastor of an ... More


Classing

Dan Bouk

in How Our Days Became Numbered: Risk and the Rise of the Statistical Individual

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226259178
eISBN:
9780226259208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226259208.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the tension that existed in the late nineteenth century between life insurers’ efforts to class individuals into groups and their urge to smooth or average away individual ... More


Politics of Trial, the News Media, and Social Networks in Nationalist China:: The New Life Weekly Case, 1935

Sei Jeong Chin

in At the Crossroads of Empires: Middlemen, Social Networks, and State-Building in Republican Shanghai

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756198
eISBN:
9780804768436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756198.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter demonstrates that the links to Huang Yanpei as well as Du Yuesheng allowed certain publications such as New Life Weekly to escape the censor's axe when speaking out against the Japanese ... More


A New Life: 1916–1923

William E. Naff

in The Kiso Road: The Life and Times of Shimazaki Toson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832186
eISBN:
9780824871673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832186.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines Shimazaki Tōson's life and career during the years 1916–1923. It first considers Tōson's collection of children's stories entitled To the Little Ones (Osanaki mono ni, 1917), ... More


Valuing Lives, in Four Movements

Dan Bouk

in How Our Days Became Numbered: Risk and the Rise of the Statistical Individual

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226259178
eISBN:
9780226259208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226259208.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter structures its narrative around a sales pitch written by the composer and insurance agent Charles Ives. Ives’ pitch used the science of traditional life insurance prediction to win over ... More


Prison Abolition in Practice: The LEAD Project, the Politics of Healing, and a New Way of Life

Setsu Shigematsu, Gwen D’Arcangelis, and Melissa Burch

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0086
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In 1982, in a residential neighborhood in Los Angeles, a speeding police car hit a five-year-old boy and killed him. Susan Burton, the mother of the little boy, experienced the agony of losing her ... More


Mental Hygiene and Political Control, 1928-1937

Emily Baum

in The Invention of Madness: State, Society, and the Insane in Modern China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226580616
eISBN:
9780226580753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226580753.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the 1930s, the concept of "mental hygiene" penetrated Chinese intellectual discourse. Concerned with the treatment and prevention of psychological and psychiatric disorders, mental hygienists ... More


The Fifth Trial Progresses Briskly but Ends Inconclusively, and New York Life Capitulates: 1896–1899

Marianne Wesson

in A Death at Crooked Creek: The Case of the Cowboy, the Cigarmaker, and the Love Letter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784563
eISBN:
9780814784570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784563.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the fifth trial of the John Wesley Hillmon case that lasted from 1896 to 1899. It first considers the exhumation of what were recorded as John's remains at the Oak Hill ... More


Constructing the Sacred in Space and Place

Katie Day and Edd Conboy

in Faith on the Avenue: Religion on a City Street

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199860029
eISBN:
9780199358427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860029.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how sacred space is socially constructed in an urban context in different types of buildings from historic churches to former commercial buildings adapted for religious ... More


Enlisting Citizens in the Military Mobilization of the Nationalist State

Yan Xu

in The Soldier Image and State-Building in Modern China, 1924-1945

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176741
eISBN:
9780813176772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176741.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Xu discusses how conscription laws, army textbooks, and the New Life Movement propaganda helped the Chinese Nationalist state construct the soldier figure in the 1930s. These supplementary materials ... More


Introduction

David C. Schak

in Civility and Its Development: The Experiences of China and Taiwan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455973
eISBN:
9789888455492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455973.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

A 1963 op-ed piece in the ruling party newspaper by an American graduate student listing incivilities and breaches of public morality became a call to develop civility in Taiwan that almost ... More


Dante and the Dynamics of Textual Exchange

Jelena Todorović

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270231
eISBN:
9780823270262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270231.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Dante and the Dynamics of Textual Exchange is the first book-length study to explore the question of poetry and genre in the earliest author’s book in Italian by investigating, through an analysis of ... More


The Century Turns, and the Hillmon Case Is Concluded: 1900–1903

Marianne Wesson

in A Death at Crooked Creek: The Case of the Cowboy, the Cigarmaker, and the Love Letter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784563
eISBN:
9780814784570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784563.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses developments following the jury verdict for Sallie Quinn Hillmon in the sixth and last trial of the case of Hillmon v. Mutual Life Insurance Company et al. Within weeks after ... More


Introduction and Translation by Jiyeon Kim

Sin Paegu

in Imperatives of Culture: Selected Essays on Korean History, Literature, and Society from the Japanese Colonial Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838218
eISBN:
9780824871062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838218.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter reviews the second volume of intellectual journal New Life, “Urging the Vanguard of Social Movements to Come Forward.” It addressed several major issues that surfaced throughout the ... More


The Hillmon Case Is Tried for the Last Time: 1899

Marianne Wesson

in A Death at Crooked Creek: The Case of the Cowboy, the Cigarmaker, and the Love Letter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784563
eISBN:
9780814784570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784563.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the sixth and final trial of the John Wesley Hillmon case that began and ended in 1899. The sixth and last trial of the case of Hillmon v. Mutual Life Insurance Company et al. ... More


The YMCA and the Gospel for the Urban Elite

Thomas H. Reilly

in Saving the Nation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190929503
eISBN:
9780190929534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190929503.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

The YMCA was one of the most influential organizations in Chinese society during the time of the republic. Its membership was recruited from the urban elite, chiefly the industrial, commercial, and ... More


Linguistic Hybridity, Transnational Connectivity, and the Cultural Territorialization of Colonial Literature: The Case of Gu Ding

Miya Qiong Xie

in Manchukuo Perspectives: Transnational Approaches to Literary Production

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528134
eISBN:
9789882205949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528134.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines conceptualization and use of a hybrid Chinese language by a leading Manchukuo Chinese writer, Gu Ding (1914/1916–1964). This hybrid language references a type of vernacular ... More


Kong Temple and the Modern Politics of Culture

James A. Flath

in Traces of the Sage: Monument, Materiality, and the First Temple of Confucius

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853709
eISBN:
9780824868741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853709.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 5 considers how, in the 20th century, Kong Temple became subject to a modern political discourse. Where it was once oriented toward the past, the temple was now situated within the political ... More


Inside and Outside Chinese America

Annelise Heinz

in Mahjong: A Chinese Game and the Making of Modern American Culture

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190081799
eISBN:
9780190081829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190081799.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

By the 1930s, mahjong stood in both China and abroad as “the national game of China.” Many Chinese Americans embraced mahjong for both its perceived Chineseness and its perceived Americanness. ... More


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