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Introduction

Michael Suk-Young Chwe

in Rational Ritual: Culture, Coordination, and Common Knowledge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158280
eISBN:
9781400846436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158280.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's main goal, which is to show that the concept of common knowledge has broad explanatory power; that common knowledge generation is an essential part ... More


Electing Our Masters: The Hustings in British Politics from Hogarth to Blair

Jon Lawrence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199550128
eISBN:
9780191701528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550128.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book covers the history of British electioneering from the 18th century right up to the present day. It explores the relationship between British politicians and their public as well as the ... More


John Bull at the Hustings: Electoral Politics from the Ancien Regime to the Second Reform Act

Jon Lawrence

in Electing Our Masters: The Hustings in British Politics from Hogarth to Blair

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199550128
eISBN:
9780191701528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550128.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter situates John Bull at the Hustings, and examines electoral politics from the Ancien Regime to the Second Reform Act. The first section describes the theatre of the hustings, looking at ... More


The Festival of Pīrs: Popular Islam and Shared Devotion in South India

Afsar Mohammad

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199997589
eISBN:
9780199346448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997589.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book is about a popular manifestation of Islamic devotion that embraces a pluralist setting, keeping itself in a dynamic dialogue with non–Muslim practices. With evidence from various public ... More


Religion and Society in Russia: The Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Paul Bushkovitch

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195069464
eISBN:
9780199854615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195069464.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This book traces the evolution of religious attitudes in this important transitional period in Russian history. The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in Russia saw the gradual decline of monastic ... More


A Place at the Altar: Priestesses in Republican Rome

Meghan J. DiLuzio

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169576
eISBN:
9781400883035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169576.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This book illuminates a previously underappreciated dimension of religion in ancient Rome: the role of priestesses in civic cult. Demonstrating that priestesses had a central place in public rituals ... More


Nationalism goes public

Carrie Hamilton

in Women and ETA: The Gender Politics of Radical Basque Nationalism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075452
eISBN:
9781781700754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075452.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the ways in which Euskadi ta Askatasuna (ETA) emerged into open conflict with the Spanish state at the end of that decade. It argues that nationalist movements are constructed ... More


Christians Apart: Being and Becoming Pentecostal

Brendan Jamal Thornton

in Negotiating Respect: Pentecostalism, Masculinity, and the Politics of Spiritual Authority in the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061689
eISBN:
9780813051109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061689.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 4 is about the process of being and becoming Pentecostal and the specific ways in which converts negotiate evangelical identity on the ground, distinguishing themselves as Christians apart. ... More


Horace's "Carmen Saeculare": Ritual Magic and the Poet`s Art

Michael C. J. Putnam

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083330
eISBN:
9780300130454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083330.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This is the first book devoted to Horace's Carmen Saeculare, a poem commissioned by Roman emperor Augustus in 17 bce for choral performance at the Ludi Saeculares, the Secular Games. The poem is the ... More


Conclusion

Afsar Mohammad

in The Festival of Pīrs: Popular Islam and Shared Devotion in South India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199997589
eISBN:
9780199346448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997589.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This is a summary of various aspects discussed in the book. Focusing on different contemporary manifestations of local and localized Islam, this section offers insights into the future of various ... More


The Politics of Manhood and Womanhood, 1865–1870

William A. Blair

in Cities of the Dead: Contesting the Memory of the Civil War in the South, 1865-1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828960
eISBN:
9781469603582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876237_blair.8
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses Southern women's roles in Civil War commemorations. The Cities of the Dead created by women provided a means for rebel resistance to continue in a form of guerrilla warfare ... More


In Town

Jacqueline M. Moore

in Cow Boys and Cattle Men: Class and Masculinities on the Texas Frontier, 1865-1900

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757390
eISBN:
9780814759844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757390.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter shows that cowboys performed public rituals that displayed their masculinity through drinking, gambling, and fighting. But as more settlers moved into the region and as the cattlemen ... More


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