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Published: 07 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012351-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1235-1
.... In this re spect, because of the Mekong s unclear status vis- à- vis international law, customary law administered by local authorities takes pre ce dence. In short, effective legal 78 cHAPTER 2 authority in Mekong fishing is proximate; it is administered not from Bangkok or Vientiane, not from...
Published: 02 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012832-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1283-2
... and fathers had died, posed new challenges to North Carolina s labor system. Blacks continued to dominate the local fish trade in New Bern. The occupation was physically taxing. One resident re- flected: You see fishing is work that exposes a man very much and even in the coldest weather a fisherman...
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007012-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0701-2
... a pro- cess of se lection that is as problematic as it is po liti cal. Of his approximately 35,000 works, one of Hokusai s best- known is The Dream of the Fisherman s Wife (Tako to ama, 1814), a woodblock print depicting a woman being rav- ished by an octopus. The fact that this print is so infamous...
Published: 02 November 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1283-2
... and shipper who resided in New Bern.21 Stanly s owners, Captain Stewart and his wife, Lydia, took steps to secure his education and a trade. As a trained barber, known as Barber Jack throughout the city, Stanly shaved the faces of white merchants and municipal leaders. In March 1795, he gained his freedom...
Published: 07 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012351-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1235-1
... sleeping. Others in Isan explain it differently the result of an attack of a widow ghost (Mills 1995). The man s friend brought the body back to his wife in Isan, but she did not come to receive her husband s corpse. Instead, she sent her new lover to pick up the remains. 107DWELLING UNDER DISTANT SUNS...
... to city panoramas, there are photographs of the area s churches and monasteries, as well as of peasants and fisherman The Intertwining Fates of Two Collections 31 at work along the river. While portraying the seemingly timeless way of life in this region, Prokudin- Gorsky also captured the incursions...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009245-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
... fisherman and his two sons were fishing off the coast when a sudden gale threatened to capsize their boat. As their mast broke off, all they could do was repeatedly call out Lord Yang, save us! Lord Yang s visage appeared to them, calming their nerves, and soon the ferocious wind died down and they were...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-030
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
..., a fisherman and falcon, red camel against black sky, a tea stall. Still others seem didactic: to highlight the achievements of Arab science, there is a tableau tribute to Jabir ibn Hayyan and the Brethren of Purity (Ikhwan as- Safa), as also to Arab astronomy. Still others evoke M. F. Husain s own ancestral...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009245-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
... that is, to transmit descent to their offspring in a bilateral system of kinship descent. This has been pos si ble since late imperial times for lineage daughters who marry men who agree to matrilocal residence that is, moving in to live with their wife s family. These cases were not common, though, due to the loss...
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By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007364-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
... Their status secured them a good position in the camp [as good as it could be] . . . relatively high- ranking functions on the Jewish self- government, and a certain safeguard against deportation. 43 While in Eu rope it was still the wife- in- the- household time, 40 percent of the women of Theresienstadt...
Book Chapter

By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
... Their status secured them a good position in the camp [as good as it could be] . . . relatively high- ranking functions on the Jewish self- government, and a certain safeguard against deportation. 43 While in Eu rope it was still the wife- in- the- household time, 40 percent of the women of Theresienstadt...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012443-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1244-3
...- intensive production, which deindustrialized tra- ditional societies and deskilled human labor. The charkha also inspired national pride in India s premium handloom tradition. Additionally, in Bhakti and Sufi metaphysics, the charkha worked as a poetic metaphor and a philosophical con- cept and was a symbol...
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By Prathama Banerjee
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1244-3
... difficulties faced by modern politics in making a transition from a critique of inequality to equality as a positive idea. Unequal Differences and Different Inequalities Bankimchandra Chattopadhyay s essay Samya, written between 1873 and 1875, is justly famous for being one of the earliest theoretical...
Book Chapter

By Prathama Banerjee
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1244-3
... life. He would return to normal life, it was understood, once his political commitments were fulfilled. But the twists in the story tell us that there is no easy exit from the everyday. Mahendra s wife tries to poison herself to free him for the cause. His daughter falls fatally ill. They both...
... as the articulate vanguard of social criticism and opposition to both the shah s resistance to democratization and the clergy s obscurantism. Calling itself enlightened thinkers (roshan fekran), this intelligentsia, along with many foreign observers, evaluated the literature it produced according to whether...
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By Melody Jue
Series: Elements
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007548-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0754-8
.../index .html. 6 Dream of the Fisherman s Wife is an example of the Japanese erotic art shunga. 7 Hsu, Put an Octopus on It! 8 According to nro spokesperson Karen Ferguson, nrol- 39 is represented by the octopus [in its logo], a versatile, adaptable, and highly intelligent creature. Emblem- atically...
Series: Elements
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007548-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0754-8
... painting Dream of the Fisherman s Wife to the anime/manga genre of hentai.6 Hsuan Hsu points out that both Occupiers and hipsters have claimed the octopus to connote the values of interconnectivity and flexibility in social media.7 Then again, so has the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office (nro), which...
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By Jie Li
Series: Sinotheory
Published: 13 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012764-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1276-4
...; for example, Mao s wife Jiang Qing instructed the Central Newsreel and Documentary Film Studio in January 1967 to cut out all images of Liu Shaoqi and other denounced leaders, for including them was already beautifying them. 86 Meanwhile, the photographic and cinematic images of Mao turned into quasi...
Published: 15 May 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
... fisherman and his two sons were fishing off the coast when a sudden gale threatened to capsize their boat. As their mast broke off, all they could do was repeatedly call out Lord Yang, save us! Lord Yang s visage appeared to them, calming their nerves, and soon the ferocious wind died down and they were...
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By Eric Paul Roorda
Series: The World Readers
Published: 17 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... of the sea, and he is riding the sea that roars and bellows and cannot shake him from its back. But no frantic outreaching and balancing is his. He is impassive, motionless as a statue carved suddenly by some miracle out of the sea s depth from which he rose. And straight on toward shore he flies on his...