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The Destruction of Precedent

Thomas Donald Conlan

in From Sovereign to Symbol: An Age of Ritual Determinism in Fourteenth Century Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199778102
eISBN:
9780199919079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778102.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 4 explains the Kannō Disturbance of 1350–52, and how Kitabatake Chikafusa took advantage of division within the Ashikaga bakufu to kidnap the Northern emperors and steal their regalia of ... More


The Unraveling

Thomas Donald Conlan

in From Sovereign to Symbol: An Age of Ritual Determinism in Fourteenth Century Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199778102
eISBN:
9780199919079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778102.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The epilogue recounts how none could succeed Yoshimitsu, or achieve his ritual mastery and explains how Manzei and Giken, two important Sanbō’in monzeki, determined succession in fifteenth-century ... More


Oligarchic Rule and the Civic Memory

Robert Tittler

in The Reformation and the Towns in England: Politics and Political Culture, c.1540-1640

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207184
eISBN:
9780191677540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207184.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The concept of a collective memory is well-established by studies in a number of disciplines, and it has a variety of applications to European ... More


The One Who Flies All around the World

Thomas Buckley

in Standing Ground: Yurok Indian Spirituality, 1850-1990

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520233584
eISBN:
9780520936447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233584.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents an account of a major theme of life of the Yurok tribes: wealth. It suggests that capitalist wealth and Yurok wealth are two quite different things, and that Yurok sacred ... More


The Art of Kingship: Kalākaua’s Coronation

Stacy L. Kamehiro

in The Arts of Kingship: Hawaiian Art and National Culture of the Kalakaua Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832636
eISBN:
9780824868864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832636.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the coronation and regalia. The orchestration of Kalākaua's coronation in 1883 speaks to the relationship between power and spectacle and how these are integral to political ... More


Marwanid Rituals of Accession and Succession

Andrew Marsham

in Rituals of Islamic Monarchy: Accession and Succession in the First Muslim Empire

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625123
eISBN:
9780748653157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625123.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Because of the secondary and very fragmentary literary evidence for Marwanid rituals of accession and succession, only a fraction of their symbolic resonances can now be glimpsed. However, when the ... More


The Costume of the Vestal Virgins

Meghan J. DiLuzio

in A Place at the Altar: Priestesses in Republican Rome

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169576
eISBN:
9781400883035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169576.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter examines the Vestal costume. Like the dress of a respectable matrona, the costume of a Vestal rendered visible her social status and moral probity. The full Vestal regalia included the ... More


The return of the throne: the repatriation of the Kandyan regalia to Ceylon

Robert Aldrich

in Crowns and Colonies: European Monarchies and Overseas Empires

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784993153
eISBN:
9781526115096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993153.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

When the British conquered the kingdom of Kandy in 1815, deposing and exiling the last king in Ceylon, they also took possession of the throne, crown and other items of the Kandyan regalia. Some of ... More


Out of Ceylon: The Exile of the Last King of Kandy

Robert Aldrich

in Exile in Colonial Asia: Kings, Convicts, Commemoration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853747
eISBN:
9780824868697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853747.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

The deposition and banishment of indigenous rulers who resisted conquest (and sometimes the abolition of the dynasties that they represented) offered a frequently used strategy for the establishment ... More


Luxury and Material Culture at Court

Hugh M. Thomas

in Power and Pleasure: Court Life under King John, 1199-1216

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198802518
eISBN:
9780191840791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802518.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Material goods, above all luxuries, abounded at court. This chapter describes some key luxury goods at court, including precious textiles, gold and silver plate, and jewellery, and analyses their ... More


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