Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-13 of 13 items

  • Keywords: memorial services x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Death in the Fourteenth Century

Karen M. Gerhart

in The Material Culture of Death in Medieval Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832612
eISBN:
9780824868888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832612.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the funerals of, and subsequent memorial services for, two members of a family of court officials in mid-fourteenth century Japan. Rituals associated with death among the ... More


Portraits of the Deceased

Karen M. Gerhart

in The Material Culture of Death in Medieval Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832612
eISBN:
9780824868888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832612.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the types of portraits used at funerals and memorial services. In medieval Japan, portraits of the deceased were considered ritual implements essential to Buddhist funerals and ... More


Ritual Implements for Funerals and Memorials

Karen M. Gerhart

in The Material Culture of Death in Medieval Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832612
eISBN:
9780824868888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832612.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the primary ritual implements used in funerals and memorials. In medieval Japan, death rituals required the use of special objects whose meaning lay in their roles in funerary ... More


Irving Berlin: “Poem” (1938)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0074
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents the poem written by George Gershwin's mentor composer and lyricist Irving Berlin on the occasion of the memorial services after Gershwin's death.


Introduction

D. L. D’ AVRAY

in Death and the Prince: Memorial Preaching Before 1350

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203964
eISBN:
9780191676055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203964.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Memoria, the liturgical commemoration of the dead, is one of the best-studied phenomena in medieval history. From difficult sources such as ‘Books of Life’ and necrologies, they ... More


Experiences of Christianity in the Camps

Anne M. Blankenship

in Christianity, Social Justice, and the Japanese American Incarceration During World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629209
eISBN:
9781469629223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629209.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Incarcerated Christians frequently thanked God for giving them the strength to endure the incarceration and developed a variety of faith communities to provide additional support. The focus of ... More


Jerome Kern: “Tribute” (1938)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0075
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents an excerpt from the 1938 book George Gershwin, edited by Merle Armitage focusing on composer Jerome Kern's tribute to Gershwin. Kern was one of the greatest influences on ... More


Introduction

Karen M. Gerhart

in The Material Culture of Death in Medieval Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832612
eISBN:
9780824868888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832612.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines the material culture of death, and particularly how ritual objects functioned in death rituals, in Japan in the early medieval period. Through a close reading and interpretation of ... More


Caretaking and Cave Paintings

Cathy Curtis

in A Generous Vision: The Creative Life of Elaine de Kooning

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190498474
eISBN:
9780190498504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498474.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History, American History: 20th Century

In late 1975, Elaine bought a house in East Hampton, giving up her New York studio. She had come to rescue Bill from alcohol addiction. But she also traveled abroad, including trips to the ... More


Epilogue Reflecting on aMovement Icon

Diane C. Fujino

in Samurai among Panthers: Richard Aoki on Race, Resistance, and a Paradoxical Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677863
eISBN:
9781452947839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677863.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This concluding chapter provides an overview of the memorial service of Richard Aoki. It then discusses Aoki’s significant contributions in activism in the Asian American Political Alliance and Third ... More


Remembering

Sonja D. Williams

in Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio, and Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039874
eISBN:
9780252097980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039874.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter recounts Richard Durham's memorial service at Rayner's funeral home in his hometown Chicago. Durham died unexpectedly of a heart attack on April 27, 1984, during a business trip in New ... More


Into the Twenty-First Century

Gregory Smits

in Seismic Japan: The Long History and Continuing Legacy of the Ansei Edo Earthquake

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838171
eISBN:
9780824870997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838171.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the iconic function of the Ansei Edo earthquake in the modern era and the influence of early modern earthquake lore on the modern science of seismology, conceptions of Japan, ... More


Democracy and Segregation, 1961–1965

Ronald P. Formisano

in Boston Against Busing: Race, Class, and Ethnicity in the 1960s and 1970s

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807855263
eISBN:
9781469602325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869703_formisano.6
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the memorial service in Boston for the late President Kennedy that was attended by a pantheon of political and religious celebrities. Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish clergy ... More


View: