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“Carried with Jizō Bosatsu”: Mizuko Kuyō in Japanese-American Communities

Jeff Wilson

in Mourning the Unborn Dead: A Buddhist Ritual Comes to America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195371932
eISBN:
9780199870967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371932.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Buddhism

Beginning in the 1950s, Japanese-American Buddhist temples were the first communities to import mizuko kuyō to the United States. Some Buddhist groups, such as Jōdo Shinshū and Sōka Gakkai oppose the ... More


The Propagation of Ibâḍism from Basra

John C. Wilkinson

in Ibâḍism: Origins and Early Development in Oman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588268
eISBN:
9780191595400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588268.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter starts with a failed attempt to set up an Ibâḍi state in Oman at the very start of the 'Abbasid period, and the resulting feud with the Julandâ. It continues with a study of how Ibâḍism ... More


Wildcats’ World, 1944–1947

Joe B. Hall, Marianne Walker, and Rick Bozich

in Coach Hall: My Life On and Off the Court

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178561
eISBN:
9780813178578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178561.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Joe B. and his brother Billy are caught up in the excitement of college basketball, which Coach Rupp made very popular in Kentucky in the 1940s. The brothers love the Wildcats and listen to their ... More


Boycotting Exclusion: The Transpacific Politics of Chinese Sentimentalism

Edlie L. Wong

in Racial Reconstruction: Black Inclusion, Chinese Exclusion, and the Fictions of Citizenship

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479868001
eISBN:
9781479899043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479868001.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 4 engages a range of Chinese literary productions, including Lin Shu’s translation of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin, the boycott novel The Bitter Society, and Chinese American ... More


Traditional Chinese and Western Letters

BONNIE S. McDOUGALL

in Love-Letters and Privacy in Modern China: The Intimate Lives of Lu Xun and Xu Guangping

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256792
eISBN:
9780191698378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256792.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter provides a brief sketch of letter writing in China and Western countries, with particular attention to published letters, love-letters, and letters in literature. It was this background ... More


Lamma Island

John Strickland

in Southern District Officer Reports: Islands and Villages in Rural Hong Kong, 1910-60

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028382
eISBN:
9789882207400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028382.003.0058
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides the administrative officers' reports on visits/trips made to the Yung Shu Wan and the Lo So Shing Groups of Villages in Lamma Island. It reports that Lamma Island is ... More


Arrays of Stereogenic Centers: The Barker Synthesis of (+)-Galbelgin

Douglass F. Taber

in Organic Synthesis: State of the Art 2011-2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190200794
eISBN:
9780197559475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200794.003.0043
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

Gang Zhao of the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry and Gang Zou of the East China University of Science and Technology devised (Adv. Synth. Catal. 2011, 353, ... More


C–N Ring Construction: The Harrity Synthesis of Quinolizidine (–)-217A

Douglass F. Taber

in Organic Synthesis: State of the Art 2011-2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190200794
eISBN:
9780197559475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200794.003.0054
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

David M. Jenkins of the University of Tennessee devised (J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 19342) an iron catalyst for the aziridination of an alkene 1 with an aryl azide ... More


Organocatalyzed C–C Ring Construction: The Hayashi Synthesis of PGE1 Me Ester

Douglass F. Taber

in Organic Synthesis: State of the Art 2011-2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190200794
eISBN:
9780197559475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200794.003.0073
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

Xiaohua Liu and Xiaoming Feng of Sichuan University devised (J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 6322) a catalyst that mediated the addition of the ylide 2 to the enone 1 to give ... More


Other Methods for C–C Ring Construction: The Liang Synthesis of Echinopine B

Douglass F. Taber

in Organic Synthesis: State of the Art 2011-2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190200794
eISBN:
9780197559475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200794.003.0083
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

Jinbo Hu of the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry added (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 6966) the enantiomerically pure sulfoximine 2 to 1 to give 3 in high de ... More


The Dixon Synthesis of Manzamine A

Douglass F. Taber

in Organic Synthesis: State of the Art 2011-2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190200794
eISBN:
9780197559475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200794.003.0100
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

The pentacyclic alkaloid manzamine A 4, isolated from a sponge collected in the Okinawa Sea, displays a range of antibacterial, anticancer, and antimalarial activity. ... More


There’s Magic in the Air

Nicholas Mee

in Celestial Tapestry: The Warp and Weft of Art and Mathematics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851950
eISBN:
9780191886690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851950.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Carl Friedrich Gauss showed remarkable mathematical ability from a young age. As a child he found a formula for calculating the sum of sequences of consecutive numbers, a type of arithmetic ... More


A Fox among Fish?: Berekhiah ha-Nakdan’s Translations

Ruth Nisse

in Jacob's Shipwreck: Diaspora, Translation, and Jewish-Christian Relations in Medieval England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501703072
eISBN:
9781501708329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703072.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines Berekhiah ha-Nakdan's Dodi ve-Nekhdi (Uncle and Nephew) and Mishle Shuʻalim (Fox Fables). Both are Hebrew translations: the first is a translation of Adelard of Bath's ... More


Of Lizard Eaters and Invasions: The Import of European Racial Thought

Reza Zia-Ebrahimi

in The Emergence of Iranian Nationalism: Race and the Politics of Dislocation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231175760
eISBN:
9780231541114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175760.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 4 focuses on the modernity of Arab-hatred in Iranian nationalist thought, and again aims to highlight its European Orientalist origins.


Breaking the Wave

Victor Fan

in Extraterritoriality: Locating Hong Kong Cinema and Media

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781474440424
eISBN:
9781474476614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440424.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter asks the question: Can women filmmakers, cinematic spectators, and televisual viewers speak from their doubly––sociopolitically and gendered––extraterritorialised position? It ... More


Monuments with a Message: Propagation of Jihād under Nūr al-Dīn (1146–1174)

Yasser Tabbaa

in The Production of Meaning in Islamic Architecture and Ornament

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474482189
eISBN:
9781399509398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474482189.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Examines the inscriptions Nur al-Din (1146-74) that deal with his jihad against the Crusaders in relation to the monuments on which they were inscribed. The article concluded with an analysis of the ... More


Survivals and Archaisms in the Architecture of Northern Syria, c. 1080–1150

Yasser Tabbaa

in The Production of Meaning in Islamic Architecture and Ornament

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474482189
eISBN:
9781399509398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474482189.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Reviews the prevalence of archaizing and classicizing features in the architecture of northern Syria and argues that these features should generally be seen as survivals of Late Antiquity in a very ... More


The Ayatollahs and the Struggle to Maintain Legitimacy in the New Public Sphere

Caroleen Marji Sayej

in Patriotic Ayatollahs: Nationalism in Post-Saddam Iraq

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501715211
eISBN:
9781501714856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715211.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Chapter One explores the ways in which the ayatollahs adapted politically to survive after 2003. The power vacuum created a space for new social actors to challenge their status and position, in ... More


Critical transitions on the non-left: Patrick Lung and Cecile Tang

Vivian P.Y. Lee

in The Other Side of Glamour: The Left-wing Studio Network in Hong Kong Cinema in the Cold War Era and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474424622
eISBN:
9781474484565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424622.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter takes a detour into the critical transition made by Patrick Lung Kong (1934–2014) and Cecile Tang Shu-shuen (b. 1941). Different in background and artistic orientation, both Lung and ... More


Improvisation: The Transformation of Regional Buddhist Cultures in Southern China

Benjamin Brose

in Patrons and Patriarchs: Regional Rulers and Chan Monks during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853815
eISBN:
9780824868147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853815.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 2 examines how the Tang–Five Dynasties transition impacted Buddhist monastics, their traditions, and regional religious cultures. With the onset of the Five Dynasties, just as some southern ... More


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