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Community Spirit: Small-Town Identities That Bind

Robert Wuthnow

in Small-Town America: Finding Community, Shaping the Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157207
eISBN:
9781400846498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157207.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines what residents understand as the most important sources of community spirit in their towns. It is widely believed that small towns do encourage community participation, but the ... More


Gershom Scholem: An Intellectual Biography

Amir Engel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226428635
eISBN:
9780226428772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226428772.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book discusses the life and work of the best-known Israeli scholar, the Kabbalah historian of German Jewish descent, Gershom Scholem (1897 – 1982). It offers a new perspective on this seminal ... More


Ireland's Quisling

FEARGHAL McGARRY

in Eoin O’Duffy: A Self-Made Hero

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199226672
eISBN:
9780191696268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226672.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Eoin O'Duffy's return to Ireland after his failed leadership of the Irish Brigade in the Spanish Civil War. It explains that the homecoming was a more muted affair than the ... More


La Casa Vacía: Meanings and Memories in Abandoned Immigrant Houses

Debra Lattanzi Shutika

in Beyond the Borderlands: Migration and Belonging in the United States and Mexico

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520269583
eISBN:
9780520950238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269583.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter investigates the issues of home and homecoming and the structure of migrant emplacement and belonging through casas vacías, vacant or abandoned houses. The casas vacías is used to ... More


The Family of the Canoe

Ben Finney

in Voyage of Rediscovery: A Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520080027
eISBN:
9780520913059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520080027.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter states that there was something special, Nainoa Thompson went on to say, about those who sailed Hōkūle'a back to Hawai'i on the last, homecoming leg of the voyage. In addition to veteran ... More


Between Jesus and John Wayne: Constructing Guy Penrod

Ryan P. Harper

in The Gaithers and Southern Gospel: Homecoming in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810908
eISBN:
9781496810946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810908.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

The second chapter examines Guy Penrod—singer in the Gaither Vocal Band through the Homecomings’ most successful run, and the face of the franchise during its heyday. The first of three chapters that ... More


Let’s Just Praise the Lord: (A)Politics of the Homecomings

Ryan P. Harper

in The Gaithers and Southern Gospel: Homecoming in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810908
eISBN:
9781496810946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810908.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter three explores the (a)politics of the Homecomings. For several reasons, the Gaithers intend their gospel programs to be free of politics—primarily free of the party endorsements that have ... More


Preaching to the Choir: Gloria Gaither and Homecoming Intraevangelicalism

Ryan P. Harper

in The Gaithers and Southern Gospel: Homecoming in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810908
eISBN:
9781496810946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810908.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter four focuses on Gloria Gaither, the principal lyricist in the Gaither duo and the chief scriptwriter for most Homecoming videos and products. Gloria is a monumental yet marginal presence in ... More


Some Work of Noble Note: The Homecomings in the Twenty-First Century

Ryan P. Harper

in The Gaithers and Southern Gospel: Homecoming in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810908
eISBN:
9781496810946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810908.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter five picks up chronologically where chapter one ended: the turn of the century. It focuses on what happens as the Homecomings leave the American South, when a number of the gospel “legends” ... More


Home Boarders: Lynda Randle and Race

Ryan P. Harper

in The Gaithers and Southern Gospel: Homecoming in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810908
eISBN:
9781496810946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810908.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

No Homecoming regular better illustrates the tension between expansion and preservation than Lynda Randle, the subject of the sixth chapter. The most pervasive African-American presence in the ... More


Travel and Home in Homer's Odyssey and Contemporary Literature: Critical Encounters and Nostalgic Returns

Carol Dougherty

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198814016
eISBN:
9780191851681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814016.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Travel and Home in Homer’s Odyssey and Contemporary Literature brings Homer’s Odyssey together with contemporary literary texts ranging from Rebecca West’s Return of the Soldier to Marilynne ... More


Freedom and Homecoming: Narratives of Migration in the Repatriation of Zainichi Koreans to North Korea

Tessa Morris-Suzuki

in Diaspora without Homeland: Being Korean in Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520098633
eISBN:
9780520916197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098633.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This article describes the distinction between “free” and “forced” migration, as observed from the pool of world history. Despite the perceived distinction, there is another view that presumes some ... More


Repatriation

Engseng Ho

in The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244535
eISBN:
9780520938694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244535.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the difficulties of return to Tarim from the perspective of individual relevant to the Hadrami diaspora, focusing on the experience of the muwallads or Creoles who were born ... More


Homecoming and Freedom

Mary P. Nichols

in Thucydides and the Pursuit of Freedom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453168
eISBN:
9780801455582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453168.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines Thucydides's account of the efforts of both Alcibiades and Nicias to return home once they leave Athens on the Sicilian expedition, along with the problems that their ... More


“Homecoming” “Re-Collection”

William J. Richardson

in Heidegger: Through Phenomenology to Thought

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222551
eISBN:
9780823235247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222551.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter briefly discusses Plato's doctrine on truth and Hegel's concept of experience, and examines in detail Hölderlin's “Homecoming/To the Kinsmen” and ... More


Jiangnan from the Ninth Century On: The Routinization of Desire

Stephen Owen

in Southern Identity and Southern Estrangement in Medieval Chinese Poetry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888139262
eISBN:
9789888313006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139262.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

When the South ceased to be a political center around the turn of the seventh century, the Southern textual world almost completely displaced the Northern textual legacy. For the Tang Jiangnan ... More


Afterword

John Gatta

in Spirits of Place in American Literary Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190646547
eISBN:
9780190646578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190646547.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

In literature as well as life, the idea of home or homecoming is pivotal—a token, ultimately, of humanity’s insatiable longing for things enduring and ultimate. Home’s primal sense is embedded in ... More


“Goin' Home”

Glenn Watkins

in Proof through the Night: Music and the Great War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231580
eISBN:
9780520927896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231580.003.0021
Subject:
Music, History, American

Despite the widespread social disorder that followed the Great War, many of the aesthetic debates of the preceding years were now soberly revived and reviewed. Whatever urgency was apparent in such ... More


Home Again

James G. Mendez

in A Great Sacrifice: Northern Black Soldiers, Their Families, and the Experience of Civil War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282500
eISBN:
9780823285907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282500.003.0012
Subject:
History, African-American History

By the end of 1865, all twenty-six of the northern black regiments were mustered out of service and returned home to their families. The first was the 54th Massachusetts Infantry, which mustered out ... More


Pinhook Day A Traditional African American Homecoming

David Todd Lawrence and Elaine J. Lawless

in When They Blew the Levee: Race, Politics, and Community in Pinhook, Missouri

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817730
eISBN:
9781496817778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817730.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter centers on the celebration of Pinhook Day, which has taken place as long as anyone can remember, and still continues to this day over six years after the breach. Detailing the ... More


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