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The Kamar

S.C. Dube

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077312
eISBN:
9780199081158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077312.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book takes a comprehensive look at the Kamar tribe, an aboriginal tribe located within the Central Province (present day Chhattisgarh) of India. It presents an anthropological monograph on the ... More


Marriage

William Cornish

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII: 1820–1914 Fields of Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239757
eISBN:
9780191705151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239757.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter on marriage in the 19th century covers the values of marriage, the capacity to marry and nullification, the prohibited degrees of marital relationship, pre-contracts and religious ... More


Myth and Ritual

S.C. Dube

in The Kamar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077312
eISBN:
9780199081158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077312.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the different myths and rituals of the Kamar tribes. It first studies the mythology of the Universe, and observes that the Kamars' folklore is poor in terms of traditional myths ... More


The Hustle and Bustle of City Life: The Politics of Public Space and Racial Formation

Cécile Vidal

in Caribbean New Orleans: Empire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469645186
eISBN:
9781469645209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645186.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter investigates how the ancien régime culture, with which officials and settlers came to French Louisiana and which made them highly sensitive to the issue of maintaining their rank in ... More


The House of Prayer

Ariel Toaff

in Love, Work and Death: Jewish Life in Medieval Umbria

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774198
eISBN:
9781800340954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774198.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses the permission to establish a synagogue, a house where Jews could worship and gather for prayer whenever they wished. Permission to establish a synagogue amounted at once to ... More


Afterword

Robert E. Lerner

in Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183022
eISBN:
9781400882922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183022.003.0028
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details events following Ernst Kantorowicz's death in September 1963. He left instructions in his will that he “did not wish to have any kind of funeral,” that he be cremated, and that ... More


Afro-Mexican Saintly Devotion in a Mexico City Alley

Joan C. Bristol

in Africans to Spanish America: Expanding the Diaspora

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036637
eISBN:
9780252093715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036637.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter examines Afro-Mexicans' level of involvement in colonial society and religious life as well as their desires to gain social power as defined by colonial authorities. An important form of ... More


Religious Life on the German Home Front

Thomas Brodie

in German Catholicism at War, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198827023
eISBN:
9780191865992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827023.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on the social and cultural histories of religious practice and belief on the German home front. Focusing on Catholics in the Rhineland and Westphalia, it explores the impact ... More


Conclusion

Roland Clark

in Holy Legionary Youth: Fascist Activism in Interwar Romania

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453687
eISBN:
9780801456343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453687.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's main points about the Legion of the Archangel Michael and its fascist activism. It shows how assassinations, street battles, and religious ceremonies ... More


Fragrant Lucre: The Perfume Trade

Jonathan Reinarz

in Past Scents: Historical Perspectives on Smell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252034947
eISBN:
9780252096020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252034947.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter surveys the wealth of literature that has explored the history of the perfume trade. Not only were some of the first histories of smell histories of perfume, but histories of perfume ... More


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