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Constitutional Law and National Pluralism

Stephen Tierney

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298617
eISBN:
9780191708855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298617.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Over the past thirty years, sub-State national minorities in a number of developed liberal democracies have both reasserted their cultural distinctiveness and demanded recognition of it in legal and ... More


Humans Are Biologically Identical across Cultures. So Why Not Medicine?

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter discusses various aspects that are shared by and various differences between the two medical traditions of East and West. Constant efforts by researchers, naturalists, and clinically ... More


The Origins of the International Movement of Indigenous Peoples

Ronald Niezen

in The Origins of Indigenism: Human Rights and the Politics of Identity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520235540
eISBN:
9780520936690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235540.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The main objective of this chapter is to illustrate the way indigenous sovereignty was responded to differently by the international organizations of states at the beginning and at the end of the ... More


The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 2: 400-1400

Sarah Foot and Chase F. Robinson (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199236428
eISBN:
9780191863349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199236428.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

How was history written in Europe and Asia between 400–1400? How was the past understood in religious, social, and political terms? And in what ways does the diversity of historical writing in this ... More


“We Can Taste but Others Cannot”: Umami as an Exclusively Japanese Concept

Yoshimi Osawa

in Devouring Japan: Global Perspectives on Japanese Culinary Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190240400
eISBN:
9780190240448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190240400.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History, Cultural History

This chapter addresses the concept of umami—the fifth “savory” taste recently recognized alongside sweet, sour, salty, and bitter—as a symbol of Japanese culinary, and thus cultural, distinctiveness. ... More


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