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The Loss and Recovery of Medical Knowledge

Richard S. Weiss

in Recipes for Immortality: Healing, Religion, and Community in South India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335231
eISBN:
9780199868803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335231.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

In Tamil-speaking south India, and in South Asia more generally, secrecy as a mode of disseminating knowledge has undergone a radical change in value, from its consideration as a moral duty that ... More


Historical Education for Citizens

Michael Gottlob

in History and Politics in Post-Colonial India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072485
eISBN:
9780199080731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072485.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter explores the controversy surrounding history textbooks for school students. The central premise surrounding this controversy was that of national identity. The chapter studies the case ... More


Something Happened While Nobody Was Looking: The Growth of International Education and the Chinese Learner

Gordon Slethaug

in International Education and the Chinese Learner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028450
eISBN:
9789882207059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028450.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on the development of international education and the impact on Chinese learners. Recognizing the force of globalization and the need for basic education, international leaders ... More


Conclusion: Neotraditionalism in China Today

Kevin Carrico

in Great Han: Race, Nationalism, and Tradition in China Today

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295490
eISBN:
9780520967687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295490.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

“Neo-Traditionalism in China Today” expands the analytical framework developed in this study of the Han Clothing Movement to interpret a series of distinct yet conceptually related ... More


How Pluralist Democracy Became the Consensual Discourse Among Secular and Nonsecular Muslims in Indonesia

Mirjam Künkler

in Democracy and Islam in Indonesia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161916
eISBN:
9780231535052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161916.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter addresses the crucial question of how democratic attitudes emerged within the major Muslim civil society groups in Indonesia, the Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) and the Muhammadiyah. Key religious ... More


Is the Bible Racist?

Adam Laats

in Fundamentalist U: Keeping the Faith in American Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190665623
eISBN:
9780190665654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665623.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

The civil rights movement helped all Americans reevaluate their ideas about racial equality and justice. On the campuses of evangelical and fundamentalist schools, that debate was fueled by a ... More


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