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Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398516-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9851-6
...1. Discoursing Food Some Notes toward a Semiotic of Eating in Ancient China This chapter serves as a footnote, historical and cultural, to those that follow. Without this footnote, my reading of modern texts would stand on sand; yet to describe what came prior to...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394051-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9405-1
... I From Ancient to Early Modern Sri Lanka is an ancient land by any comparative standard. Drip ledge caves, with hewn or carved inscriptions written in the archaic Brahmi script and located in what is now the country’s North Central...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394051-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9405-1
...Tamil Identity in Ancient Sri Lanka K. Indrapala Little material evidence remains of a specifically Tamil presence in the northern regions of Sri Lanka before the thirteenth century. This material fact of the matter constitutes a difficult and perhaps intractable problem for Sri Lankan...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386766-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8676-6
...8 Kaftans and Yarmulkes: The Claim of Ancient Title to Palestine I have been a stranger in a strange land. -Holy Bible, Exodus 2:22 In addition to Resolution 181, the Jewish Agency relied for its claim to Palestine on self-determination and ancient title.'d Its declaration's...
Published: 03 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388579-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8857-9
... 13 Mapping Identity in a Postcolonial City: Intertextuality and Cultural Hybridity in Zhu Tianxin’s Ancient Capital Lingchei Letty Chen Making inquiries into cultural identity in Taiwan is a complicated and tricky endeavor because the culture is closely tied to many other cultures...
Published: 07 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386681-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8668-1
...B gender B asceticism B historiography B Rereading the Jovinianist Controversy: Asceticism and Clerical Authority in Late Ancient Christianity david g. hunter Sometime early in the 390s Siricius, bishop of Rome, penned an anxious letter to his...
Published: 07 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386681-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8668-1
...B Ascetic Practice and the Genealogy of Heresy: Problems in Modern Scholarship and Ancient Textual Representation teresa m. shaw In the past twenty-five years, analysis of the ancient and modern categories of orthodoxy and heresy has figured prominently in late...
Published: 07 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386681-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8668-1
...B index of citations to ancient authors and scriptures ancient authors Fragments on the Moral Life, 234 n.39 Letter to Virgins (Coptic), 235 n.45 Aesop, 150, 157, 162, 163 Letter...
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
... 58 book i chapter 18 * which answers those who believe that in ancient times the ocean was crossed as in our day What is alleged in opposition to the foregoing, that Solomon’s fleet sailed for three years, is insu≈cient proof; for Holy Writ does not...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387503-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8750-3
... I • THE ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS one of Peru’s ancient cultures used the written word.They depended on oral tradition, ceramics, painting, and, in the case of the Inca, the abacus-like strands of knotted string called quipus (which the...
Published: 09 August 1985
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382959-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8295-9
...The Ancient of Days would that I had known Aunt Cumi Woody C-u-m-i, pronounced Q-my she lived in the Deyton Bend Section of Mitchell County, North Carolina many years ago there is one...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382508-070
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8250-8
... LXIX About how the Spaniards entered the ancient city ofCu~co, where they found great treasures and precious things In the month ofOctober ofthe year ofthe Lord fifteen hundred and fol. 91 thirty-four l the Spaniards entered the city ofCuzco, head...
Published: 30 August 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380078-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8007-8
... Reply to Jay H. Jasanoff and Alan Nussbaum 107 IV Historiography 7. Accuracy and/or Coherence? A Reply to Robert Norton, Robert Palter, and Josine Blok 165 8. Passion and Politics: A Reply to Guy Rogers 198 9. The British Utilitarians, Imperialism, and the Fall of the Ancient...
Published: 30 August 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380078-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8007-8
... 15 Phoenician Politics and Egyptian Justice in Ancient Greece This chapter is a revised version of an article written for the conference on ‘‘The Beginnings of Political Thought in Antiquity held in Munich in June 1990.1 It begins with a consideration of scholarship on questions of...
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-170
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
... Jesus Christ Our Lord, whom I beseech to guide this little work of mine and make it redound to the glory of his divine greatness, and be of some use to these people, to whom he has communicated the law of his Holy Gospel. chapter 2 * of the ancient dwellers in new spain and...
Published: 07 September 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002062-070
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0206-2
Published: 01 November 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393726-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9372-6
... five Imperial Visuality and Countervisuality, Ancient and Modern In a sense, all visuality was and is imperial visuality, the shaping of moder- nity from the point of view of the imperial powers. This chapter examines the formation of imperial visuality both in the...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393108-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9310-8
... contacted me about writing a new piece and he asked me if I would consider featuring the fantastic violinist Regina Carter. Wayne Chandler’s book Ancient Future really had a profound impact on me, not only for its content but for what it represents. We...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399582-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9958-2
..., again and again: finally it can be reckoned on beforehand and becomes part of the ceremony.-Franz Kafka The seeing eye is the organ of tradition.-Franz Boas CHAPTER 3 ANCIENT TEXTS, MODERN NARRATIVES: NATIONALISM, ARCHAISM, AND THE...
Published: 26 April 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399728-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9972-8
...Douglas Ewart, Nicole Mitchell, Roscoe Mitchell, Famoudou Don Moye, Matana Roberts, Jaribu Shahid, Wadada Leo Smith, and Corey Wilkes Chapter 13 Ancient to the Future Celebrating Forty Years...