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Guyana: Invented Traditions

Paul Younger

in New Homelands: Hindu Communities in Mauritius, Guyana, Trinidad, South Africa, Fiji, and East Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391640
eISBN:
9780199866649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391640.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

In Guyana, the plantation owners were largely absentee capitalists, and the former slaves, who had no other livelihood available, simply moved into settlements beside the plantations and continued to ... More


Ludi

Eric M. Orlin

in Foreign Cults in Rome: Creating a Roman Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199731558
eISBN:
9780199866342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731558.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on the development of ludi as the quintessential form of Roman celebration, again as a response to Roman expansion that left the boundaries of Romanness unclear. The third ... More


The formation of the ultras

Mark Doidge, Radosław Kossakowski, and Svenja Mintert

in Ultras: The Passion and Performance of Contemporary Football Fandom

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526127624
eISBN:
9781526152121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526127631.00007
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The ultras style of football fandom emerged in 1960s Italy and has spread across Europe and the Mediterranean, to North America and Asia. This is not a history of the ultras, but an analysis of the ... More


The quest for architectural style for French West Africa: invented traditions and ideologies in colonial Dakar

Liora Bigon

in French colonial Dakar: The morphogenesis of an African regional capital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099359
eISBN:
9781526109736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099359.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Insights into the French architectural agenda as implemented in Dakar in the interwar period are the subject of this chapter. It seems that drawing on Hobsbawm’s term ‘the invention of tradition’ is ... More


A New Persian War

David C. Yates

in States of Memory: The Polis, Panhellenism, and the Persian War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190673543
eISBN:
9780190673574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673543.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 6 argues that the dominance of the polis in the recollection of the Persian War was challenged after the battle of Chaeronea when Philip and Alexander invented a Persian-War tradition to ... More


Sound and Vision: All Roads Lead to Santiago

José Colmeiro

in Peripheral Visions / Global Sounds: From Galicia to the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781786940308
eISBN:
9781786944399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940308.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examine the interaction of roots and routes, tradition and mobility, in contemporary Galician audiovisual culture, focusing on the cultural resignification of the ancient pilgrim’s Road ... More


Why Ascalon? Christian Martyrs and Muslim Murābiṭūn (Defenders)

Daniella Talmon-Heller

in Sacred Place and Sacred Time in the Medieval Islamic Middle East: An Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474460965
eISBN:
9781474480772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460965.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter records the search for extant evidence that pre-dates Badr al-Din's inscription and refers to the burial of al-Husayn's head in Ascalon. Having only found reference to a shrine in honour ... More


My Home Sweet Home (Plate): Baseball and “God Bless America”

Sheryl Kaskowitz

in God Bless America: The Surprising History of an Iconic Song

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199919772
eISBN:
9780199345595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919772.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

Chapter 6 looks at professional baseball stadiums—where “God Bless America” continues to be a part of the game—in order to understand the song’s function within contemporary public life, more than ... More


Introduction

Oleg Benesch

in Inventing the Way of the Samurai: Nationalism, Internationalism, and Bushidō in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198706625
eISBN:
9780191778476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706625.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter provides an overview of bushidō, or ‘the way of the samurai’, and explores its contemporary and historical significance. The introduction takes a comparative approach to bushidō, placing ... More


Ordo-Liberalism as Tradition, Ideology, and Model of Citizenship: Memorializing, Reinventing, Forgetting

Kenneth Dyson

in Conservative Liberalism, Ordo-liberalism, and the State: Discipling Democracy and the Market

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198854289
eISBN:
9780191888571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854289.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Political Theory

This chapter examines the complex processes of memorialization, reinvention, and forgetting that have characterized the Ordo-liberal tradition; the role of the Freiburg School; the selection of ... More


Mythologizing the internal Other: rural tradition as antidote to modern civilization

Michela Coletta

in Decadent Modernity: Civilisation and 'Latinidad' in Spanish America, 1880-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941312
eISBN:
9781789629040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941312.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The emergence of literary and cultural criollismo has usually been looked at in the context of early-twentieth-century nationalism. While these analyses have contributed to a better understanding of ... More


Turkestan and the Rise of Eurasian Empires: A Study of Politics and Invented Traditions

Ali Anooshahr

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190693565
eISBN:
9780190693596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693565.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

It has long been known that the origins of the early modern dynasties of the Ottomans, Safavids, Mughals, Mongols, and Shibanids in the sixteenth century go back to “Turco-Mongol” or “Turcophone” war ... More


Introduction: The Collective Memories of the Persian War

David C. Yates

in States of Memory: The Polis, Panhellenism, and the Persian War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190673543
eISBN:
9780190673574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673543.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The Introduction situates the thesis within current scholarship and explores its broader implications, particularly with regard to Herodotus, panhellenism, and the influence of Philip and Alexander ... More


Situating Skoptic Epigram

GIDEON NISBET

in Greek Epigram in the Roman Empire: Martial's Forgotten Rivals

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199263370
eISBN:
9780191718366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263370.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores literary and cultural contexts for skoptic epigram. Contemporary sources are silent; the parallel of the ancient novel suggests that Second Sophistic authors did not refer to ... More


Constructing a Revolutionary Tradition

Elizabeth J. Perry

in Anyuan: Mining China's Revolutionary Tradition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520271890
eISBN:
9780520954038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271890.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter looks at the early years of the People's Republic of China, when the party-state took charge of inventing a usable revolutionary tradition.


Long Live the Korean Empire: Hopes, Fulfillment, and Frustrations

Eugene Y. Park

in A Family of No Prominence: The Descendants of Pak T?khwa and the Birth of Modern Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788762
eISBN:
9780804790864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788762.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter brings the Paks closer to the forefront of documented history as they thrived in the period of the Korean Empire (1897–1910). None achieved the kind of prominence needed to win ... More


Sacred Space and Sacred Time in the Auxilia

Ian Haynes

in Blood of the Provinces: The Roman Auxilia and the Making of Provincial Society from Augustus to the Severans

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199655342
eISBN:
9780191758300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655342.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Even after more than a century of intense study, understanding of the cults and beliefs of Rome’s armies remains partial. This chapter is the first of three to examine these cults and beliefs in the ... More


The Fiesta de la Bulería of Jerez de la Frontera: Music, Identity, and the Construction of Heritage

Timothy J. Cooley (ed.)

in Cultural Sustainabilities: Music, Media, Language, Advocacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042362
eISBN:
9780252051203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042362.003.0021
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The construction of cultural heritage, together with its maintenance, sustainability, and adaptation, is an area of perennial interest to social scientists. This chapter documents and describes the ... More


Staging Harmony, Guarding Community

Maureen Jackson

in Mixing Musics: Turkish Jewry and the Urban Landscape of a Sacred Song

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804780155
eISBN:
9780804785662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780155.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

After the mid-1980s, we witness a shift from ongoing visitations and networking between Turkish Jewish and non-Jewish musicians to religious music-making in increasingly security-conscious synagogues ... More


On the Streets and in the Synagogue: Celebrating 1892 as Ottomans

Julia Phillips Cohen

in Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199340408
eISBN:
9780199388882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199340408.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History, History of Religion

Chapter 2 analyzes Ottoman Jews’ participation in two different commemorations of the year 1492. In the first case, Jews decided to treat the four-hundredth anniversary of their ancestors’ expulsion ... More


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