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Published: 03 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375319-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... In 1951–52, leaders of Cuba’s Catholic Church staged a fifteen-month-long, east-to-west nationwide pilgrimage of the Virgin’s Mambisa effigy that had been venerated by independence soldiers. The Virgin’s trek recalled key moments in Cuban history, particularly the successful 1895–98 east-to-west...
Published: 03 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375319-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... This chapter relates the accounts of elderly Cuban women of street processions that occurred during religious festivals held before the 1959 Revolution, when they carried an effigy of Cuba’s patron saint, Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre, a local advocation of the Virgin Mary, with them through...
Published: 03 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... In 1951–52, leaders of Cuba’s Catholic Church staged a fifteen-month-long, east-to-west nationwide pilgrimage of the Virgin’s Mambisa effigy that had been venerated by independence soldiers. The Virgin’s trek recalled key moments in Cuban history, particularly the successful 1895–98 east-to...
Published: 03 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375319-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... This chapter recaps the historiography of accounts of the finding of the Virgin’s effigy in 1612 in eastern Cuba, and the subsequent seventeenth- and eighteenth-century growth of her cult among Indians and then the enslaved African and black creole miners in El Cobre who constructed her shrines...
Published: 03 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375319-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... XVI’s 2012 visit to Cuba to celebrate the four-hundredth anniversary of the finding of the Virgin’s effigy occasioned public Masses in the revolutionary plazas of Santiago and Havana. Memorable utterances and performative gestures from previous street events form a ritual repository from which public...
Published: 03 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... This chapter recaps the historiography of accounts of the finding of the Virgin’s effigy in 1612 in eastern Cuba, and the subsequent seventeenth- and eighteenth-century growth of her cult among Indians and then the enslaved African and black creole miners in El Cobre who constructed her...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-093
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... outside the Johannesburg High Court reported on Zuma supporters who burnt photographs and effigies of the rape accuser and chanted “burn the bitch.” Zuma’s supporters, many of whom wore “100% Zulu Boy” T-­shirts, were also accused of intimidating anti-­rape activ- ists protesting outside the court...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... Ronald Reagan, the newly elected governor of California, to cut the higher education bud­get and reinvent the state university system. There ­were anti–­Ronald Reagan demonstrations with effigy hangings on many campuses, so when a group of students at Pomona College deci­ded to hold a local...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...-­Africa, and thereafter the burning started in the presence of the police. As I threw my pass into the flames with the others, Hertzog and Pirow’s effigies were also held in the flames. Compared with the number of Africans employed and living in Pretoria those of us who performed the burning were...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
..., Shafi began to tell me that I should have persuaded Tabassum that what I wrote would have helped her husband. But I would have been genuinely reluctant to attempt that. I had seen pictures of mobs in Delhi and elsewhere burn- ing effigies of Mohammad Afzal; activists for the right-­wing Bharatiya...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... condenses face value as reified ap- pearance and the ghostliness of the static image.8 The photo-p­ ortrait is an effigy, though one that does not simply commemorate the late vitality of the deceased but constitutes this very vitality. The woman in the film is already an effigy in this relation...
Published: 21 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
Book Chapter

By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... that I should have persuaded Tabassum that what I wrote would have helped her husband. But I would have been genuinely reluctant to attempt that. I had seen pictures of mobs in Delhi and elsewhere burn- ing effigies of Mohammad Afzal; activists for the right-­wing Bharatiya Janata Party had...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-039
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-083
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0