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A Sense of Agency: religion in the Attic demes

S. C. Humphreys

in The Strangeness of Gods: Historical Perspectives on the Interpretation of Athenian Religion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269235
eISBN:
9780191710094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269235.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter continues the analysis of changes in ritual by looking at the evidence for cult in the demes, which were constituted as corporate bodies only in 507. They took over some local cults from ... More


Rethinking the Resource Curse

Lawrence P. Markowitz

in State Erosion: Unlootable Resources and Unruly Elites in Central Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451874
eISBN:
9780801469466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451874.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter lays out the theoretical framework for comparing weak states with immobile capital. The framework introduces the variables that structure rent-seeking, and specifies the mechanisms of ... More


Forms of Credit

L. Albert Hahn

in Economic Theory of Bank Credit

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198723073
eISBN:
9780191789649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723073.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the close relationship between money and the capital market (summarised in the term ‘credit market’) and its treatment in the literature. Three main strands of ‘capital’ ... More


Kentucky Distilling: Craft to Commercial Enterprise

Karl Raitz

in Making Bourbon: A Geographical History of Distilling in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178752
eISBN:
9780813178769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178752.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1810 more than 2,000 distilleries operated in Kentucky. Though widely distributed throughout the state, the largest number of distilleries operated in the Bluegrass region, where some counties had ... More


Multiple Tax-System Instruments

Joel Slemrod and Christian Gillitzer

in Tax Systems

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262026727
eISBN:
9780262319003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026727.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter addresses tax-system instruments that are generally ignored in standard analyses, such as procedures for ensuring compliance, audit rates, penalties and reporting requirements. These ... More


Divine Financiers: Cults as Consumers and Generators of Value

Véronique Chankowski

in The Economies of Hellenistic Societies, Third to First Centuries BC

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199587926
eISBN:
9780191804533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587926.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the economic activities of sanctuaries. It assesses the manner in which activities connected with the accumulation and circulation of wealth were balanced in the sanctuaries, ... More


Entering Moloka‘i Hawaiian Style

Mary Tuti Baker

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0032
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the struggles between subsistence and cash economies on Moloka‘i, Hawai‘i. It highlights how the Kānaka ‘Ōiwi spiritual values of aloha (love as reciprocity), kuleana ... More


The Place of Wealth

Francis X. Hezel

in Making Sense of Micronesia: The Logic of Pacific Island Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836610
eISBN:
9780824870652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836610.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the attitudes of Micronesians regarding wealth. It first discusses Micronesian generosity and the importance of food in island culture. It shows that food gifts are a gesture of ... More


Forging an Identity

Francis X. Hezel

in Making Sense of Micronesia: The Logic of Pacific Island Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836610
eISBN:
9780824870652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836610.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the importance of social identity to a Micronesian islander. The Micronesian is first and foremost a member of a social group, and group maintenance has always been preferred ... More


Family

Anna R. Hayes

in Without Precedent: The Life of Susie Marshall Sharp

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832141
eISBN:
9781469605807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887813_hayes.5
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Susie Sharp's family. When Susie was born, her father was a thirty-year-old failure who had not yet reached bottom. James Merritt Sharp was the son of a Civil War veteran from ... More


Epilogue: Becoming “Modern”

David M. Knipe

in Vedic Voices: Intimate Narratives of Living Andhra Traditions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199397686
eISBN:
9780199397716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397686.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This final segment is an assessment of change in this four-generation survey of Vedic life in the Godavari Delta. Recognized here are the results of a new cash economy, increased mobility, an ... More


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