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Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... This chapter revisits the cosmology of indigenous numeracy, drawing on both Mayan and Quechua counting to argue that they engage practices of rectification that support, even as they are not exactly equivalent to, the labors of number in human rights accountancy. The chapter contemplates the...
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By Diane M. Nelson
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
..., even as they are not exactly equivalent to, the labors of number in human rights accountancy. The chapter contemplates the struggles around reparations that followed the 1996 peace accords, including the way that money supports, even as it is not equivalent to, people in survivors’ quests for justice...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... that the foundational gift-­economy form of exchange within fandom must also contain a kind of affective taxation, requiring acknowledgment of work done, as well as the more familiar monetary compensation that increasingly characterizes even the supposedly gift-­based fandom interaction. The...
Published: 01 January 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377832-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7783-2
... the newly dominant international economic power, the United States. Almost regardless of technical knowledge and skill, the same mission coming from another country in another epoch could not have had the same success. While Kemmerer viewed his major purpose as monetary stabilization, most...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374817-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7481-7
... make repara• tions to address the continuing effects of these human rights violations. While not all Native people viewed their boarding school experiences as negative, after the establishment of board- . ing schools in Native communities, abuse seemed to become endemic within Indian...
Published: 01 January 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377832-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7783-2
... foreign commercial firms for credit, marketing, and transportation. Although exports kept rising in the 1920S, aggregate returned value declined as capital flowed overseas. The ex• tremely favorable balance of trade, estimated in table 6.1, did not reveal the huge outflow of funds, largely to...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... was the relationship, in and of itself. CONCLUSION: MODERN KOREAN LITERATURE AND YŎNAE Love is a topic that transcends time. As mammals that propagate through sexual reproduction, human beings are after all fated to mate, but the univer- sality of love arises also from the unique human...
Published: 25 February 1988
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... Gholam Reza Afkhami foresaw periodic ascendance of the "Ahriman," the evil principle, implicit in it were also the notions of renewal and regeneration. Therefore, as Pio Fillipani-Ranconi suggests, "the essence of the Iranian kingship was not nlere enhancement of the human func• tion on earth, but...
Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
..., paper money had been introduced with scarcely a ripple. This was first accomplished in the early fifties through the medium of paper hajj receipts, issued by the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) to Muslim pilgrims who, upon arrival, deposited expense nlonies. These receipts were then used as...
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
.... With mbira impro- vising alongside guitars, traditional songs could morph and merge, confusing the spirits and muddling human memory of the past. Mhlanga understood these concerns, but they didn’t worry him. Even as he fashioned mbira that could vie with the blare of an electric guitar, he knew...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
.... Strut, Move, and Shake  253 11  IN-M ­JUNG SON Young Musical Love of the 1930s As Korea adopted a Western modern lifestyle and social values during the colonial period, Koreans began to develop a unique form of urban art and culture. Among others, popular music, called yuhaengga (music...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-083
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... the corruption of minds and souls as a result of the pursuit of an ignoble effort to perpetrate a veritable crime against humanity. I have seen concrete expression of the denial of the dignity of a human being emanating from the conscious, systemic and systematic oppressive and repressive...
... and denied the common rights due to human beings for no other reason than their race and color. We are not willingly accepted as guests in the public hotels and inns of the world for no other reason than our race and color. 2. In certain parts of the United States of America our race is...
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... inconvenience was a small price to pay for a hilarious story Th omas would not tire of telling. In the fl ush of renewed success, Th omas married Vena Dambarengwa. “My family didn’t want me to live with him,” Vena recalled. “But I loved him as a human being, and I was trying to prove to my family...
Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... unbelievers and waged war against them; and who finally challenged 'Abd al-'Aziz's rule as not in conformity with their concept of true Islam and suffered defeat at his hands. 8 It is curious to recall that in 1948 a U.S. Treasury expert, sent to Saudi Arabia to study monetary reform...