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Conducting Worship

David Albert Jones

in The Clerical Profession in the Long Eighteenth Century, 1680-1840

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199213009
eISBN:
9780191707179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213009.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the clergy's core task of leading worship in their parishes. It explores the evidence about Sunday services, about how frequently they were held, the manner in which they were ... More


Memories of Music, Memories through Music

Rachel Harris

in Singing the Village: Music, Memory and Ritual among the Sibe of Xinjiang

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262979
eISBN:
9780191734717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262979.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the types and functions of Sibe music. It provides biographical sketches of village musicians including Ga'altu of the Anjia clan, Guo Rongxing, and a certain Shoulintai. The ... More


“Nobody dies on the eve of their last day”: Rites of Passage and Personhood

Mérida M. Rúa

in A Grounded Identidad: Making New Lives in Chicago's Puerto Rican Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199760268
eISBN:
9780199950256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760268.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter is about commemorations as a central ritual of community in Puerto Rican Chicago. At wakes, for example, there were lively debates about what had been a life of success or a life of ... More


Bigamy

D. L. d'Avray

in Medieval Marriage: Symbolism and Society

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198208211
eISBN:
9780191716690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208211.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

A strange features of later medieval Church and Society can be explained by marriage symbolism. Clerics in Minor Orders (i.e., below the level of subdeacon), a large and understudied class, could be ... More


Birth, Marriage, and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

David Cressy

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201687
eISBN:
9780191674983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201687.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

From childbirth and baptism through to courtship, weddings, and funerals, every stage in the life-cycle of Tudor and Stuart England was accompanied by ritual. Even under the Protestantism of the ... More


Inside the Palace Walls: Life at Court

Delia Cortese and Simonetta Calderini

in Women and the Fatimids in the World of Islam

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617326
eISBN:
9780748671366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617326.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Having successfully fought against the Aghlabids, in 297/909 the Fatimids established themselves in the Aghlabids' former royal city of Raqqada by taking over their palaces and all the other ... More


The Canon

Owen Chadwick

in Hensley Henson: A Study in the Friction between Church and State

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264453
eISBN:
9780191682711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264453.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the career of Hensley Henson as canon of Westminster Abbey. At Westminster, Henson inhabited a world a long way from Ilford and he delivered his sermons with some of England's ... More


Weddings and the Control of Marriage *

Lyndal Roper

in The Holy Household: Women and Morals in Reformation Augsburg

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202806
eISBN:
9780191675522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202806.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the transformation of the role of marriage in the society. During the Reformation in Augsburg, marriage was placed at the heart of economic, moral, and social ordering. For ... More


Weddings

Stephen Cretney

in Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280919
eISBN:
9780191713170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280919.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

This chapter presents the background on informal marriages. It asks the questions: what interest does the State have in controlling wedding ceremonies? The development of state control of weddings is ... More


White Weddings

Laurie Essig

in Love, Inc.: Dating Apps, the Big White Wedding, and Chasing the Happily Neverafter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295018
eISBN:
9780520967922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295018.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter travels to the royal wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William to consider how celebrity weddings have always structured the modern white wedding. By interviewing nearly one hundred ... More


Realizing wedding imaginations: Marriages with a Hong Kong connection

Eric Kit-wai Ma

in Desiring Hong Kong, Consuming South China: Transborder Cultural Politics, 1970-2010

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083459
eISBN:
9789882209329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083459.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter presents a comparative case study of visuality in weddings of couples from Hong Kong and the Mainland, and the role of the wedding ceremony in exhibiting and stabilizing social identity. ... More


Why Study Weddings? A Confessional Introduction

Laurel Kendall

in Getting Married in Korea: Of Gender, Morality, and Modernity

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520201989
eISBN:
9780520916784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201989.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explains the author's motivation for conducting an ethnographic study of Korean weddings, relating her experience in attending a Korean wedding in 1970 that was the total opposite of the ... More


Transformations: The Construction of Courtship in Twentieth-Century Korea

Laurel Kendall

in Getting Married in Korea: Of Gender, Morality, and Modernity

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520201989
eISBN:
9780520916784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201989.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the changes in courtship practices in Korea in the twentieth century, exploring the means and circumstance through which Koreans have redefined the process of getting married. ... More


Requesting Marriage

Laurel Kendall

in Getting Married in Korea: Of Gender, Morality, and Modernity

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520201989
eISBN:
9780520916784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201989.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the experiences of women in requesting for marriage in Korea, relating the story of the author's sister Sukcha, Mrs. Ch'oe, and orphan bride Mrs. Sŏ. These stories suggest how ... More


Romance, Magic, Memory, and Perfection

Cele C. Otnes

in Cinderella Dreams: The Allure of the Lavish Wedding

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520236615
eISBN:
9780520937505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236615.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses how pervasive weddings have become in the cultural landscape, noting the statistics of weddings in the United States alone and attempting to determine whether a wedding can ... More


The Rise of the Lavish Wedding

Cele C. Otnes

in Cinderella Dreams: The Allure of the Lavish Wedding

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520236615
eISBN:
9780520937505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236615.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the trend in weddings in the past century, which reveal that this event has become much larger and grander and takes longer to plan, and attempts to explain exactly why this ... More


Hollywood Hosts a Wedding

Cele C. Otnes

in Cinderella Dreams: The Allure of the Lavish Wedding

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520236615
eISBN:
9780520937505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236615.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter shows how Hollywood has portrayed weddings in film, first listing the four main elements of a wedding film, namely romance, star power, fashion, and the attitude of the filmmaker toward ... More


The Lavish Wedding Goes Global

Cele C. Otnes

in Cinderella Dreams: The Allure of the Lavish Wedding

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520236615
eISBN:
9780520937505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236615.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the globalization of the lavish wedding, looking at lavish weddings in Asia and Europe. It reveals that there are some countries, especially those in South Asia, which reject ... More


Variations on a Theme

Cele C. Otnes

in Cinderella Dreams: The Allure of the Lavish Wedding

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520236615
eISBN:
9780520937505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236615.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers the kinds of couples who decide to forgo the lavish wedding, which includes couples who have family conflict, gay and lesbian partners, and even long-married husbands and wives ... More


Hello! OK?

Joshua Rozenberg

in Privacy and the Press

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288472
eISBN:
9780191700507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288472.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Before Hollywood stars Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones were married in November 2000 at the Plaza Hotel, New York, they sold exclusive rights to print pictures of their wedding to the ... More


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