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Famine and Flight

James Carter

in Heart of Buddha, Heart of China: The Life of Tanxu, a Twentieth-Century Monk

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195398854
eISBN:
9780199894413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398854.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

In Xi’an, Tanxu worked to revive the famous Maternal Grace Temple (da ci’en si) in Xi’an, home to the Great Wild Goose Pagoda, which housed the first Buddhist scriptures brought from India to China, ... More


Disorder

John A. Davis

in Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on opposition to the French regime, starting with the most widespread forms of disorder (smuggling, contraband and banditry) which as in much of the rest of Napoleonic Europe ... More


The Politics of Revenge: The Rise and Fall of the Loyalist Opposition in the South Marmara

Ryan Gingeras

in Sorrowful Shores: Violence, Ethnicity, and the End of the Ottoman Empire 1912-1923

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199561520
eISBN:
9780191721076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561520.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter analyses the outbreak of armed resistance to the National Forces in the South Marmara between 1919 and 1920. Initial, opposition to the forces of Mustafa Kemal was an effort organized ... More


Inventing a Border: British Gibraltar and the Spanish Campo

Sasha D. Pack

in The Deepest Border: The Strait of Gibraltar and the Making of the Modern Hispano-African Borderland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606678
eISBN:
9781503607538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606678.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the process by which the boundary between Spain and the British colony of Gibraltar formed during the second half of the nineteenth century. Although the Spanish conceded ... More


Chinese Femininities/Chinese Masculinities: A Reader

Susan Brownell and Jeffrey Wasserstrom (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211032
eISBN:
9780520935303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211032.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The past two centuries have witnessed tremendous upheavals in every aspect of Chinese culture and society. At the level of everyday life, some of the most remarkable transformations have occurred in ... More


“Prey to Thieves and Robbers”: Desertion, Exemption, and the Limits of Military Loyalty Enforcement

Jarret Ruminski

in The Limits of Loyalty: Ordinary People in Civil War Mississippi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813961
eISBN:
9781496814005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813961.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter 4 examines deserters and absentees who unleashed waves of crime and violence in Mississippi, as well as soldiers and civilians who requested military exemptions under the pretence that they ... More


Prescribed Ḥudūd Crimes

Mohammad Hashim Kamali

in Crime and Punishment in Islamic Law: A Fresh Interpretation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190910648
eISBN:
9780190910679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190910648.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This introductory note introduces the author’s preliminary remarks on ḥudūd crimes and how the succeeding chapters on the subject will address the topics.


The Navy and a Still Disunited China

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the condition of the still disunited China during 1928. Though the northern expedition of the Nationalists had nominally ended in early June 1928 with the death of “Old Marshal” ... More


Masculinity, Barbarism, and Honor: Representations of the Cangaceiro

Sarah Sarzynski

in Revolution in the Terra do Sol: The Cold War in Brazil

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603691
eISBN:
9781503605596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603691.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines how masculinity defined political and cultural struggles through the appropriations of the cangaceiro (backlands bandit) as a symbol of Northeastern identity. In speeches, ... More


The Thieves' Jargon: Yiddish and Jewish Criminality

in A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish: Christians and the Jewish Language in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781930
eISBN:
9780804782821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781930.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Yiddish was widely believed to be the “secret language” not only of Jewish merchants but also of Jewish criminals, beggars, paupers, and vagrants, a perception further reinforced by the linguistic ... More


Epilogue: The Making of “La Violencia”

Robert A. Karl

in Forgotten Peace: Reform, Violence, and the Making of Contemporary Colombia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293922
eISBN:
9780520967243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293922.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This concluding chapter explains how La Violencia came into being as Colombia was witnessing far less violence. The period beginning in the late 1960s was dissimilar to the peace that had come a ... More


Pietro Germi, Hybridity and the Roots of the Italo-Western

Pasquale Iannone

in Spaghetti Westerns at the Crossroads: Studies in Relocation, Transition and Appropriation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748695454
eISBN:
9781474421942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695454.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Western tropes in Italian cinema's ‘neorealist’ phase. Taking as key case studies In the Name of the Law (In nome della legge, Pietro Germi, 1949) and The Bandit of Tacca del ... More


Imagining Independence

Mary Margaret Steedly

in Rifle Reports: A Story of Indonesian Independence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520274860
eISBN:
9780520955288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274860.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 3, “Imagining Independence,” covers the first year of independence, when Karo engaged in a program of indoctrination, mobilization, and education. This was, they say, when they learned what ... More


From Paramilitary to Militia

in Emperor and Ancestor: State and Lineage in South China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753180
eISBN:
9780804767934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753180.003.0019
Subject:
History, Asian History

Pan Jin, an entrepreneur who was actively involved in the public works for the Mulberry Garden Dike, advised the Guangdong government on how to deal with bandits and was also privately engaged in ... More


Introduction: William Pen’s Piratical Society

Mark G. Hanna

in Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469617947
eISBN:
9781469617961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617947.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book examines sea marauding in the Spanish Indies, the southern Pacific, and the Indian Ocean during piracy's Golden Age, that is, before the turn of the eighteenth century. It argues that ... More


Of Courage and Manhood: Masculine Spaces, Violence, and Honor, 1865–89

in Cleansing Honor with Blood: Masculinity, Violence, and Power in the Backlands of Northeast Brazil, 1845–1889

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774567
eISBN:
9780804778480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774567.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines how the practice of violence in masculine spaces of sociability influenced young sertanejo men to consider masculine reputation and privilege as contingent on violence. It ... More


Veterani and Other Veterans

Ian Haynes

in Blood of the Provinces: The Roman Auxilia and the Making of Provincial Society from Augustus to the Severans

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199655342
eISBN:
9780191758300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655342.003.0021
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The scholarly view that sees auxiliary veterans continuing to do their bit for Rome in retirement remains a popular one. Whether as respected man about town, exemplar of romanitas, or bulwark of ... More


Trees and Liberty

Susan Marks

in A False Tree of Liberty: Human Rights in Radical Thought

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780199675456
eISBN:
9780191886621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199675456.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Trees feature repeatedly in the preceding chapters of this book — whether as metaphors or in the material form of forests, hedges, and wood. As a way of drawing the various strands of the discussion ... More


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