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Making It Their Own

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Soon after beginning rugby, American college players spontaneously begin to modify it, purposefully kicking the ball backward to a waiting backfield player. Thereby, they allow planning rather than ... More


The Song of the Bride

Walter E. A. van Beek

in The Dancing Dead: Ritual and Religion among the Kapsiki/Higi of North Cameroon and Northeastern Nigeria

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199858149
eISBN:
9780199949489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858149.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Marriage rituals are very elaborate in Kapsiki/Higi culture, with a major distinction between the first marriage of a girl and secondary marriages. The text opens with a description of a bridal skirt ... More


Three authentic Emberá discontinuities

Dimitrios Theodossopoulos

in Exoticisation Undressed: Ethnographic Nostalgia and Authenticity in Emberá Clothes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781526100832
eISBN:
9781526114969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100832.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The chapter explore in detail three examples of discontinuity, authentically embedded in Emberá everyday life. The first example focuses on a ‘traditional’ or ‘indigenous’ item of dress made in Asia ... More


Paku Karen Skirt-Cloths (Not) at Home: Forcibly Migrated Burmese Textiles in Refugee Camps and Museums

Sandra H. Dudley

in Objects of War: The Material Culture of Conflict and Displacement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501720079
eISBN:
9781501720086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501720079.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter looks at forcibly relocated objects as serial migrants and asks what it might mean for them not only to be displaced but also to be “at home.” It focuses on three skirt-cloths ... More


Bitter Bean and Loose Ließgen: On Coffee, Cantatas, and Unwed Daughters

David Yearsley

in Sex, Death, and Minuets: Anna Magdalena Bach and Her Musical Notebooks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226617701
eISBN:
9780226617848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226617848.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Anna Magdalena Bach's Notebooks were meant for the home, but the cosmopolitan music they contain also referred to the wider world beyond. In the first half of the eighteenth century in Leipzig women ... More


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