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Keeping Company with Ghosts

Janet Y. Chen

in Guilty of Indigence: The Urban Poor in China, 1900-1953

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152103
eISBN:
9781400839988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152103.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter shows how the GMD regime proved incapable of coping with increasing urban disorder in both Shanghai and Beijing. With refugees from battleground areas in the countryside continuously ... More


The House of Shoshenq

Aidan Dodson

in Afterglow of Empire: Egypt from the Fall of the New Kingdom to the Saite Renaissance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165313
eISBN:
9781617971280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165313.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The Twenty-second Dynasty. Examines a possible coregency of Shoshenq I with Pasebkhanut II; Iuput, the last in a succession of Theban pontiffs; funereal innovations during Shoshenq I's reign, from ... More


In This Good Time: Cardenio and the Temporal Character of Shakespearean Drama

Matthew Wagner

in The Quest for Cardenio: Shakespeare, Fletcher, Cervantes, and the Lost Play

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641819
eISBN:
9780191749025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641819.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter considers Cardenio from a time-centred perspective; it examines the 2009 performance script of The History of Cardenio, Gary Taylor’s ‘creative reconstruction’ of the lost ... More


Incorporation: The Burial and the Resonance of the Funeral

Avner Ben-Amos

in Funerals, Politics, and Memory in Modern France, 1789–1996

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203285
eISBN:
9780191675836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203285.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the third phase of the funeral, the deceased was incorporated into the world of the dead. The great man moved gradually back from the public to the private sphere, ready to join the other ... More


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Denis Guénoun

in A Semite: A Memoir of Algeria

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164023
eISBN:
9780231537247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164023.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This concluding chapter recounts the events when the bodies of the author's parents were excavated and transferred together into a new coffin. The author's father had a thirty-year lease, but his ... More


Coffins and Caskets

Abby Burnett

in Gone to the Grave: Burial Customs of the Arkansas Ozarks, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628461114
eISBN:
9781626740624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461114.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Burial containers took a variety of forms, with coffins (the earlier style) and caskets being distinctly different, differences that are defined here. These containers were made to order by men who ... More


Jailed In: From Jackson City Jail to Parchman Farm

DEREK CHARLES CATSAM

in Freedom's Main Line: The Journey of Reconciliation and the Freedom Rides

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125114
eISBN:
9780813135137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125114.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

When the first arrests in Mississippi occurred, seven men headed by William Sloane Coffin Jr. from Connecticut, headed towards Mississippi. Upon realizing the graveness of the situation and how their ... More


Strigillated Sarcophagi and the Jewish Community in Rome

Janet Huskinson

in Roman Strigillated Sarcophagi: Art and Social History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199203246
eISBN:
9780191802522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203246.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Strigillated sarcophagi form a high proportion of the (relatively few) sarcophagi associated with the Jewish community in the city of Rome. It is notable that the great majority of them are purely ... More


Calibrating and Adjudicating [Appraising the Level of Understanding and Rendering a Judgment] 1

Jeffrey L. Broughton and Elise Yoko Watanabe

in The Record of Linji: A New Translation of the Linjilu in the Light of Ten Japanese Zen Commentaries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199936410
eISBN:
9780199980680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936410.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This part consists of short episodes in which the participants “calibrate and adjudicate” each other’s level of beholding reality as it truly is. This part could be called “investigating the person ... More


Portraits in Stone

Jennifer Van Horn

in Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century British America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469629568
eISBN:
9781469629582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629568.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Elite residents of Charleston, South Carolina, sought a unique means of memorializing their dead: gravestones embellished with bust-length depictions of the deceased. Commissioned from stone carvers ... More


Preliminary Notes on Coffin Fragments Discovered in TT 223

John H. Taylor

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the painted and carved wooden fragments of eight coffins. It assesses their stylistic features and the paleography of their inscriptions to conclude that they belong either to ... More


In and Chun

Joseph Andrew Orser

in The Lives of Chang and Eng: Siam's Twins in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618302
eISBN:
9781469618326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618326.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the life of conjoined twins Chang and Eng Bunker, more famously known as the “Siamese twins,” in the United States. It first provides a background on the twins' birth and ... More


Epilogue—Remembrances of Queen Katherine: September1548 to post-1571

in Katherine Parr: Complete Works and Correspondence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226647241
eISBN:
9780226647265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226647265.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

A number of remembrances for or about Katherine Parr from September 1548 to post-1571 are presented. These include: Elizabeth Tyrwhit's account of Dowager Queen Katherine's state of mind and behavior ... More


An Institute, a Calling

Jeffrey Abt

in American Egyptologist: The Life of James Henry Breasted and the Creation of His Oriental Institute

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226001104
eISBN:
9780226001128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226001128.003.0127
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In fall 1920, James Henry Breasted resumed regular work at the University of Chicago. Aside from continuing as chair of the Department of Oriental Languages and Literatures, he was now directing the ... More


William Sloane Coffin Jr.: A Holy Impatience

Warren Goldstein

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102215
eISBN:
9780300135053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102215.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

A magnet for controversy, the media, and followers, the Rev. William Sloane Coffin, Jr. was the premier voice of northern religious liberalism for more than a quarter-century, and a worthy heir to ... More


Fatigue

Lallit Anand and Sanjay Govindjee

in Continuum Mechanics of Solids

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198864721
eISBN:
9780191896767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864721.003.0028
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter introduces methods for analysing fatigue failure of materials under repeated loads. The notions of defect-free and defect-tolerant failure analysis are discussed. For defect free ... More


Mourning

Charity Vogel

in The Angola Horror: The 1867 Train Wreck That Shocked the Nation and Transformed American Railroads

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449086
eISBN:
9780801469763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449086.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the days of mourning for the victims of the New York Express wreck. The bodies of the Angola dead were hardly cleaned, though no one was able to explain why. As wives, ... More


A Salt-and-Pepper Mix

Mary Barr

in Friends Disappear: The Battle for Racial Equality in Evanston

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226156323
eISBN:
9780226156637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226156637.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Northern schools were no less segregated than their southern counterparts. Rooted in segregated residential patterns attendance areas were organized using a neighborhood concept designed so that ... More


The Coffin Affair

Mary Barr

in Friends Disappear: The Battle for Racial Equality in Evanston

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226156323
eISBN:
9780226156637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226156637.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The school board expressed its commitment to integration but unhappiness with Coffin. According to some members he had an abrasive personality and was moving ‘too far, too fast. ’ Chapter 3 ... More


Bones and Flesh

Tobie Meyer-Fong

in What Remains: Coming to Terms with Civil War in 19th Century China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804754255
eISBN:
9780804785594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754255.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter asks what happened to the dead during the Taiping War. It examines the political meanings attached to corpses in Late Imperial China. The presence of unburied corpses represented a ... More


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