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Sites of faith and memory

Lindsay Proudfoot and Dianne Hall

in Imperial Spaces: Placing the Irish and Scots in Colonial Australia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078378
eISBN:
9781781702895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078378.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter investigates the ways in which Irish and Scots place identities were mediated through discursive religious practice. It also addresses the nature of the religious networks which linked ... More


Neither Old South Nor New South: Memphis and the Paradoxes of Identity

Wanda Rushing

in Memphis and the Paradox of Place: Globalization in the American South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832998
eISBN:
9781469605548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895610_rushing.6
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows how past disruptions and identities, self-consciousness about them, and concerns about public image give meaning and narrative coherence to Memphis as a distinctive southern place ... More


Point of contestation: Jews in Portsmouth during the long eighteenth century

Tony Kushner

in Anglo-Jewry Since 1066: Place, Locality and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076541
eISBN:
9781781702512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076541.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter analyzes the nature of an intriguing, if sometimes troubled, community of Port Jews, and its complex and multi-layered image inside and outside of Portsmouth. Ultimately it explores why ... More


“This little piggy went to PigFest …”: The Paradox of PigFest

Pauline Adema

in Garlic Capital of the World: Gilroy, Garlic, and the Making of a Festive Foodscape

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731200
eISBN:
9781604733334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731200.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter presents the story of PigFest in Coppell, Texas, which, unlike the Gilroy Garlic Festival, represents a failed attempt to create a sense of community and place identity through a ... More


The Journeys of Child Refugees, Lost and Rediscovered

Tony Kushner

in Journeys from the Abyss: The Holocaust and Forced Migration from the 1880s to the Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940629
eISBN:
9781786945051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940629.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Using the concept of place, this chapter explores the child survivors who came to Britain after the end of the war and initially settled in the Lake District. It explores how the heritage of the ... More


On Uneven Ground: Miyazawa Kenji and the Making of Place in Modern Japan

Hoyt Long

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776868
eISBN:
9780804778886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776868.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The history of literary and artistic production in modern Japan has typically centered on the literature and art of Tokyo, yet cultural activity in the country's regional cities and rural towns was ... More


Residential Satisfaction and Place Identity in a Traditional Neighborhood: The Case of Mutrah, Oman

Marike Bontenbal

in Gateways to the World: Port Cities in the Persian Gulf

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190499372
eISBN:
9780190638504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499372.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Recent decades have seen rapid urbanization in the Gulf region due to a high natural increase of the population and the massive migration of foreign labor to support the region’s booming economies. ... More


Locating the Samnites

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/9780198713760.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter brings together the written evidence to discuss descriptions of the Samnites in Greek and Roman texts, and what these descriptions tell us about how communities in Samnium may have ... More


Cameroonian Predicaments

Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg

in Mothers on the Move: Reproducing Belonging Between Africa and Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226389745
eISBN:
9780226389912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389912.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter discusses Cameroonian predicaments of belonging, reproduction, connection and mobility. Colonial and post-colonial mobilities in the Cameroonian Grassfields region presage later ... More


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