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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
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: 10.1215/9780822375319-001
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
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: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391821-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9182-1
... members of the community engage in a danced version of this pursuit, when they track the Aru spirit’s palm-frond effigy down the pathways of the village. Crucial to the radical separation of an Aru core from an externalized Malay is the...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399421-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9942-1
... and conjures them as "long thoughts" or memories. It is also the cassowary, in his palm frond effigy form, who on the performance's concluding night is made to incorpo• rate and carry off the dead, while his expulsion to Barakai's west side keeps the "long thoughts" that plague villagers during...
Published: 04 July 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387008-105
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
... effigy. My allegory fails me, this instrument paving over your impulse and hesitation, your wisps of breath and moments, succumbing, when you who were also often puzzled by what you meant suddenly understood, conceiving new loves, and children. Your fault is your limit of perspective, your...
Published: 15 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387800-045
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8780-0
... harmonious physiognomies. Of the others, only four have abnormal expressions, one is pallid, another has a narrow forehead, several have protuberant cheeks, and two have rickets. Of the entire group, twenty-six are tall and only three are short. Of the revolutionaries whose effigies are collected in the...
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By Karen Strassler
Published: 30 March 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9154-8
....  222 99. Student protest, 1998.  223 100. Police chase and beat student protestors, 1998.  224 101. Students burn Suharto in effigy, 1998.  225 102. Muslim Students Action Front demonstration, 1998.  226 103. “Million People March,” May 20, 1998.  226 104. Student appeals to riot police...
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373841-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7384-1
... public function connected with the obsequies for his predecessor. Second, an effigy of the late king played a central role in the rites. (This effigy was a wooden, wicker, or leather mannequin with a wax face modeled to resemble the late kin g's features, and bearing...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387503-074
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8750-3
...- tites, besides men disguised in corn, a ghost spirit of the mine in a hard hat, old folks, and effigies to burn. Acocro does everything: inviting the judges to a plate of pukapicante, as well as first-row spectators, lucky them. An oldster tries to whip one of the transvestites, who fends him off with...
Published: 27 March 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9463-1
.... 69 52. Cottage at Berkswell, 25. Ancient road. “Ermyn St over the Warwickshire. p. 130 Mickleham Downs,” Surrey. p. 70 53. Tower, Winscombe Church, 26. Nottingham streets. p. 72 Somerset. p. 131 27. Effigies at Mangotsfield, 54...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396376-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9637-6
..., therefore, is not restricted to a discussion of the uses and meanings of mortuary cloth and clothing, but rather employs such activities as exemplifications of wider cultural themes and processes objectified in the relation between cloth• ing, time, and memory. Effigies and...
Published: 13 May 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385837-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8583-7
... Baniwa, 55, 83–108 of, 204–5, 311; and banishment, 117, 215, Baré, 55, 57–59, 70 217, 240, 309; and breath, 142–43, 145; Beckeranta, 60, 78 n.6 and darts, 189, 258; and disease etiology, Birds: hummingbirds, 275; macaws, 33, 34; 112, 189; dori, 203–6; and effigies, 4, 29; oropendola, 265...
Published: 27 June 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383444-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8344-4
... harbor sourness and nurse resentment [hansuan 18 baoyuan In his study of Nietzschean ressentiment, Richard Sugarman writes that ‘‘when the desire for revenge is stymied its expression is altered but its in- tention remains the same, thereby venting its affects in effigy Furthermore, ‘‘the...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396604-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9660-4
... from a church, may have been an effigy of the Virgin), O'Rourke also draws attention to Elizabeth's contradictory identity, and hypocrisy, as a ruler who claimed to disown all things catholic but who drew upon Catholic and especially Marian iconography in the fashioning of her own quasi...
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: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394679-061
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9467-9
... nativity scenes on Holy Night. Holy Week was known for neighborhood-­crafted carpets from colored sawdust, pine, and flower petals and the Burning of Judas, when young people made effigies of Judas and attached to them lists of his “gifts” to local neighbors (“To Don Meme, the crazy, I leave my...