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Ottoman belle époque, c.1890–1912: Intercommunality in Practice

Nicholas Doumanis

in Before the Nation: Muslim-Christian Coexistence and its Destruction in Late-Ottoman Anatolia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199547043
eISBN:
9780191746215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547043.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on intercommunality and why groups that have suffered ethnic cleansing tend to long for pre-war days of inter-ethnic harmony. The chapter demonstrates why such nostalgia, while ... More


The Convergence of Judaism and Islam: Religious, Scientific, and Cultural Dimensions

Michael M. Laskier and Yaacov Lev (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036496
eISBN:
9780813041810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036496.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book offers a fresh examination of Muslim and Jewish cultural interactions during the medieval and early modern periods. The fifteen interdisciplinary studies assembled here investigate the ... More


Introduction

MICHAEL M. LASKIER and YAACOV LEV

in The Convergence of Judaism and Islam: Religious, Scientific, and Cultural Dimensions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036496
eISBN:
9780813041810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036496.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This first chapter defines the methodological concept of “convergence,” analyzes the fundamentals of Judeo-Muslim coexistence from the days of the Prophet Muhammad until the early modern period, and ... More


Judaism and Islam: Fourteen Hundred Years of Intertwined Destiny? An Overview

Norman A. Stillman

in The Convergence of Judaism and Islam: Religious, Scientific, and Cultural Dimensions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036496
eISBN:
9780813041810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036496.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of the relationships discussed in this book. It speaks of intertwined destiny in the context of commensality, implying living together in a shared ... More


Eating her words: The politics of commensality in Frances Burney’s fiction and letters

Sarah Moss

in Spilling the Beans: Eating, Cooking, Reading and Writing in British Women's Fiction, 1770-1830

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076510
eISBN:
9781781702710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076510.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter, which focuses on the politics of commensality that can be found in Frances Burney's letters and fiction, shows that commensality in Burney's fiction means the coming together around the ... More


Conclusion

Hallie M. Franks

in The World Underfoot: Mosaics and Metaphor in the Greek Symposium

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190863166
eISBN:
9780190863197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863166.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Drawing in particular from Henri Lefebvre’s theory of space and its production—according to which space is conceived as a network of relations between perceived, conceived, and lived experiences—the ... More


Army Hospitals for Indian Employees: Ethnicity and ‘Economy’ in Colonial Medical Care

Samiksha Sehrawat

in Colonial Medical Care in North India: Gender, State, and Society, c. 1830-1920

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198096603
eISBN:
9780199082773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198096603.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Medical facilities for Indian soldiers are used here to examine the failure of the colonial state to provide medical care for its Indian employees. The ethnicity of ‘martial race’ troops was central ... More


One Big Family

Naor Ben-Yehoyada

in The Mediterranean Incarnate: Region Formation between Sicily and Tunisia since World War II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226450971
eISBN:
9780226451169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451169.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

An analysis of the role that idioms of family and kinship played as scaling devices in the struggle over the framing of social relations onboard and in Mazara’s transnational trajectory. Onboard, I ... More


Food for Dogs

Franco Cristiana

in Shameless

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520273405
eISBN:
9780520957428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273405.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter offers an interpretation about the dog's necrophagy by focusing on the prevalent image of the dog as a devourer of corpses in the Homeric poems Iliad and Odyssey and its scavenging ... More


The Wild and the Civil, Kinship, and Commensality

Eve Monique Zucker

in Forest of Struggle: Moralities of Remembrance in Upland Cambodia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836115
eISBN:
9780824871079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836115.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the process of transformation and maintenance of the social imaginary in Cambodia in relation to moral categories or qualities such as clarity, wildness, and civility as they ... More


Conclusion

Eve Monique Zucker

in Forest of Struggle: Moralities of Remembrance in Upland Cambodia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836115
eISBN:
9780824871079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836115.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book has examined how Cambodians in O'Thmaa and its surrounding communities contend with radical and violent social change caused by the impact of the Khmer Rouge revolutionary years and the ... More


Tables Away from Home

Janet A. Flammang

in Table Talk: Building Democracy One Meal at a Time

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040290
eISBN:
9780252098550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040290.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on table conversations that take place outside the home. More specifically, it considers in-depth cases of how our civic selves are developed through conversations in a variety ... More


Conclusion

Janet A. Flammang

in Table Talk: Building Democracy One Meal at a Time

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040290
eISBN:
9780252098550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040290.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book concludes with a discussion of some important ethical, practical, and theoretical issues that arise from table talk and democracy. In terms of ethics, it tackles a variety of questions, ... More


Introduction

Trudy Eden

in Food and Faith in Christian Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149976
eISBN:
9780231520799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149976.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This introductory chapter discusses food and Christianity. Food and the act of eating, particularly group eating, are potent forces in human culture. The essays in this book show that Christians have ... More


Historical Background to Food and Christianity

Ken Albala

in Food and Faith in Christian Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149976
eISBN:
9780231520799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149976.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the food practices during the first millennium and a half of Christianity, and the several strands that influenced Christian attitudes toward food. Christianity was at that ... More


Citizenship and Commensality in Archaic Crete: Searching for the

James Whitley

in Defining Citizenship in Archaic Greece

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198817192
eISBN:
9780191858727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817192.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

One of the key questions in understanding citizenship is understanding how cohorts of citizens were formed. There is much to suggest that in Crete this role was performed by the andreion or ‘men’s ... More


Society and Culture in Iron Age Samnium

Rafael Scopacasa

in Ancient Samnium: Settlement, Culture, and Identity between History and Archaeology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198713760
eISBN:
9780191782152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713760.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter examines three long-term developments that characterize Samnium in the Iron Age (c.1000–400 ): stabilization of settlement (evident in the formation of a settlement hierarchy headed by ... More


Conclusion

Caspar Meyer

in Greco-Scythian Art and the Birth of Eurasia: From Classical Antiquity to Russian Modernity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199682331
eISBN:
9780191808555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199682331.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This book has explored the social lives of Greco-Scythian art over an extensive chronological span from the perspective of the disciplinary traditions of classical archaeology, making ample reference ... More


Theoxenia festivals: Playing host and guest with the divine

Georgia Petridou

in Divine Epiphany in Greek Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198723929
eISBN:
9780191791246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723929.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 7 discusses theoxenia festivals as yet another potent epiphanic context. In short, it argues that Greeks imagined that they could entertain their gods the same way they entertained their ... More


The Table

David Crouch

in The Chivalric Turn: Conduct and Hegemony in Europe before 1300

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198782940
eISBN:
9780191826160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782940.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

Dining within European halls already respected a universal sequence and culture by 1100, which was further homogenized by institutions such as the fostering abroad of adolescent males and the lavish ... More


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