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Telling Lives, Telling History: Autobiography and Historical Imagination in Modern Indonesia

Susan Rodgers (ed.)

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520085466
eISBN:
9780520914797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520085466.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

These two memoirs provide unique windows into the Sumatran past, in particular, and the early twentieth-century history of Southeast Asia, in general. Originally published soon after the Indonesian ... More


William of Newburgh: The History of English Affairs: Book 2

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856684739
eISBN:
9781800342828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856684739.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The History of English Affairs, covering the years 1066-1197, was written at the close of the twelfth century and has been described as being “both in substance and in form... the finest historical ... More


Voices from Tibet: Selected Essays and Reportage

Tsering Woeser and Lixiong Wang

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208111
eISBN:
9789888268191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208111.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong are widely regarded as the most eloquent, insightful writers on contemporary Tibet. Their reportage on the economic exploitation, environmental degradation, cultural ... More


Women and the Messianic Heresy of Sabbatai Zevi, 1666 - 1816

Ada Rapoport-Albert

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764807
eISBN:
9781800343269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764807.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Women are conspicuously absent from the Jewish mystical tradition. The chance survival of scant evidence suggests that, at various times and places, individual Jewish women did pursue the path of ... More


Black Knowledges/Black Struggles: Essays in Critical Epistemology

Jason R. Ambroise and Sabine Broeck (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381724
eISBN:
9781781382257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381724.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores the central but often critically neglected role of knowledge and epistemic formations within social movements for Black ‘freedom’ and emancipation. The collection examines the ... More


Epilogue

Moshe Sluhovsky

in Becoming a New Self: Practices of Belief in Early Modern Catholicism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226472850
eISBN:
9780226473048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473048.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The practices discussed in the book served not merely to diffuse spiritual practices among believers. They contributed to creating a new sense of self, a self that is constantly under its own ... More


The Afghans and the Rajputs: Conflict and Accommodation

Raziuddin Aquil

in Sufism, Culture, and Politics: Afghans and Islam in Medieval North India

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195685121
eISBN:
9780199081325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195685121.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

Persian sources from the Mughal period have created an image of Afghan rulers like Sikandar Lodi and Sher Shah as bigots. The acts of violence were however linked to rebellion in the region, or were ... More


Introduction: The Field of Discourse Production

Joel Robbins

in Converting Words: Maya in the Age of the Cross

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257702
eISBN:
9780520944916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257702.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The Spanish conquest of Yucatán rested on two major columns, military subjugation and the so-called conquista pacífica “peaceful conquest.” The military conquest was carried out by a relatively small ... More


Sex/Love/Anti-Love Magic

Valerie A. Kivelson and Christine D. Worobec (eds)

in Witchcraft in Russia and Ukraine, 1000-1900: A Sourcebook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750649
eISBN:
9781501750670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750649.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the use of love spells. In the annals of Russian magic, interference in the mysterious workings of attraction more commonly took on far darker and more sinister tones. Passion ... More


Statelessness and the State: The Meanings of Citizenship

in Immigrant Ambassadors: Citizenship and Belonging in the Tibetan Diaspora

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760171
eISBN:
9780804776318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760171.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the processes by which Tibetans become U.S. citizens. It attempts to show how the state subjugates its members, while also showing the ways in which the state fails to subjugate ... More


Unrobing the Emasculated Body

Melissa S. Dale

in Inside the World of the Eunuch: A Social History of the Emperor's Servants in Qing China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455751
eISBN:
9789888455607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455751.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how emasculation affected eunuchs both physically and psychologically. As will be seen, despite common knowledge regarding what made one a eunuch, very little appears in the ... More


The Lay of the Land

Mehran Kamrava

in The Impossibility of Palestine: History, Geography, and the Road Ahead

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300215625
eISBN:
9780300220858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215625.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter chronicles the processes and consequences of Palestine's territorial dismemberment and its subjugation by Israel. It begins with a discussion of the means and methods by which the ... More


The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy

Valerie Hudson and Patricia Leidl

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164924
eISBN:
9780231539104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164924.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Hillary Rodham Clinton is the first Secretary of State to declare the subjugation of women worldwide a serious threat to U.S. national security. Known as the Hillary Doctrine, her stance was made ... More


Innocent’s Ambivalence

George E. Demacopoulos

in Colonizing Christianity: Greek and Latin Religious Identity in the Era of the Fourth Crusade

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284429
eISBN:
9780823285976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284429.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the correspondence of Pope Innocent III, his interlocutors, and his successors in order to understand more fully the conditions that gave rise to the first papal ... More


Introduction

Jermaine Singleton

in Cultural Melancholy: Readings of Race, Impossible Mourning, and African American Ritual

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039621
eISBN:
9780252097713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039621.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book explores the disavowed claims of the past on the present through a group of cultural productions—literature, drama, ... More


Coda: On Conformity to the Category of Time (Race)

Jermaine Singleton

in Cultural Melancholy: Readings of Race, Impossible Mourning, and African American Ritual

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039621
eISBN:
9780252097713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039621.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. This book has attempted to demonstrate that America continues to suffer from the immaterial dimensions of the legacy of slavery ... More


A Conspicuous Silence: U.S. Foreign Policy, Women, and Saudi Arabia

Valerie M. Hudson and Patricia Leidl

in The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164924
eISBN:
9780231539104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164924.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter studies the subjugation of women in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia is one of the worst countries for females, ranking 145th out of the 158 countries in the U.N. Development Programme's ... More


The Future of the Hillary Doctrine: Realpolitik and Fempolitik

Valerie M. Hudson and Patricia Leidl

in The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164924
eISBN:
9780231539104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164924.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter concludes that the Hillary Doctrine helps create a new standard for analyzing the national interest, one that people would argue is more realistic than previous metrics. What some see as ... More


Introduction: Spirit and Flesh: Black Female Aesthetics

Donna Aza Weir-Soley

in Eroticism, Spirituality, and Resistance in Black Women’s Writings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033778
eISBN:
9780813039008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033778.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

For the black female subject in the New World, the separation between the sexual and the spiritual had to be maintained within the framework of black women's historical subjugation, not just ... More


Songs for Dead Parents

Erik Mueggler

in Songs for Dead Parents: Corpse, Text, and World in Southwest China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226483382
eISBN:
9780226483412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226483412.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces two long speeches to the dead, performed at two funeral ceremonies abandoned in the early socialist era. These speeches were said to contain 72 “songs” and to take eight hours ... More


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