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Published: 30 June 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385776-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8577-6
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
... relationship between lord and master, and he declares that a privileged relationship now exists between his descendants and those of Musa Kule. The same motif recurred in an account of how the leopard became the totem of the Marah. My in for mant was Bala Kondé, who lived in a ramshackle wattle- and- daub...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-080
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... the swimmers, Sluggish existences grazing there suspended, or slowly crawling close to the bottom, The sperm-whale at the surface blowing air and spray, or disporting with his flukes, The leaden-eyed shark, the walrus, the turtle, the hairy sea-leopard, and the sting-ray, Passions there, wars...
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By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... with wife avoided confrontation with this woman of leopards and hens. The rebellion involved hundreds on the move who heard: stop collecting copal, wait before massacring whites, and know Germani as ancestral allies. They sought her charms; the uprising halted taxation and copal economies. Maria N’koi...
Published: 24 August 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1246-7
... future: a modern momento mori. Isabella Kirkland 1 Elephant ivory Loxodonta africana 2 Clouded leopard skin Neofelis nebulosa 3 Northern flying squirrel Glaucomys sabrinus fuscus 4 Golden-headed lion tamarin Leontopithecus chrysomelas 5 Green tree monitor Varanus prasinus 6 Satanic leaf-tailed gecko...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009160-045
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0916-0
... drawing his palms together, he intoned: Revered elder, if it pleases you, grant me permission to cross your path. The leopard s amber gaze burnished his face; then, in a fluid movement, the ani- mal stretched, yawned, and dis appeared into the surrounding jungle. My great- grandfather went on to make a...
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By Michael Jackson
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
... was Yira, he had earned the nickname Kulifa (Leopard Slayer) as a boy when he single- handedly fought off the attack of a leopard that, he was later told, was most likely an enemy who had assumed animal form. As it turned out, the shape- shifting fa cil i ty of an enemy would prove less daunting than...
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By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
..., 128–29, 131, 161, 163, Mabille, Marie, 125 239, 249, 280n31 Maï-Maï combatants, 12 Lechat, Michel, 218, 222 Maison Patou (“Auditorium 229 leopards (n’koi), 61, 62, 66f, 94 makango. See femme libres Leopold II, King of the Belgians, 1, 2, 27, 42 Malengreau, Dr...
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By Liz P. Y. Chee
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021353-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2135-3
... yaocai) Gilman, Henry, 46 ginseng, 5, 18, 50 51, 54, 67 68, 70, 105, 133, 141, 149, 164; Soviet study and farming of, 63 64. See also shenrong goats, 65, 132 Golden Bear Private, Ltd., 23 25, 169, 222n10 Golden Boten City, 20 25, 179n57 golden money leopards. See leopards goose blood therapy. See duck...
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By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
..., 1914,” in The Outline of History, by H. G. Wells, 986 (map, scale not given), Maps etc, accessed November 18, 2014, httpetc.usf.edu /maps/pages/3600/3689/3689.htm. 1. Interview with Antoine Sonzolo Efoloko, 18 May 2007, Mbandaka. 2. Joseph-Marie Jadot, “Marie aux léopards,” in Sous les...
Published: 15 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002666-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0266-6
...), the French misnomer for leopards (Panthera pardus par­ dus).31 At first, administrators attributed the assaults to real leopards. But in 1916, a district officer named Hippolyte Charbonnier sent a ten- page report on tiger- men to the governor of Gabon. The report garnered wide attention and became...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... When Mzilikazi emerged from his dwelling, surrounded by his body- guard and accompanied by his chiefs, arrayed in their brilliant tiger-­skins [leopard skins], the effect of the recent victory was manifest by the satisfac- tion on every face. The appearance of the royal party was hailed with tu...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-084
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... on the natural stage on which we act out the foolish deeds of the theatre of our day. At times, and in fear, I have wondered whether I should concede equal citizenship of our country to the leopard and the lion, the elephant and the springbok, the hyena, the black mamba and the pestilential...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-090
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... Kruger National Park, which covers a vast tract on the country’s east side, bordering Mozambique. Here tourists can enjoy world-­class amenities while looking for the “big five” (elephants, rhinos, buffalo, lions, and leopards) and other wildlife managed by renowned con- servationists. This...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012818-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1281-8
... Macmillan, 2015. L is also for . . . Lemur Leporidae (Hares) Leopard Lynx ...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012818-021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1281-8
... leopards during his career. In the bestselling Man- Eaters of Kumaon and other books, he portrayed his exploits as benevolent re- sponses to desperate pleas from defenseless villagers. At a time when nationalists were challenging the moral foundations of empire, British readers found reassurance in this...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021353-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2135-3
... animals in the 1980s: The en- tire body of X is a trea sure, with X being almost any species.3 A list drawn up by Chi of animal parts and tissues with curative value included leopard s bone and the feces of wolves.4 Although marketing claims now rested more and more on tradition, and classical or...
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By Christopher Tounsel
Published: 07 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013105-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9170-7
...; Exodus, 99 100, 113 14; Apostles of Jesus, 99 Herod, 131; Jesus, 102, 103, 116 17, 130, Arabic language, 35, 49 131, 143; Judas, 130; leopard-s­ pot idiom, 132; Moses, 90, 99 100, 111, 113 14; N­ ehemiah, 142; pol­iti­cal utility of, 14 15; biblical narratives (continued ) Crucifixion analogy, 102...
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-154
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
..., till fty. Sakna, the Arab Grisi, is fty- ve an ugly face, I am told (she was veiled and one only saw the eyes and glimpses of her mouth when she drank water), but the gure of a leopard, all grace and beauty, and a splendid voice of its kind, harsh but thrilling like Malibran s. I guessed her about...
Published: 07 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013105-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9170-7