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Published: 10 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388036-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8803-6
...chapter two Mystic States Martyrdom and the Making of the Islamic Republic Hello, my country: What is this love, this spark that a delicate song brings to my heart and soul with such skill? Our delicate hearts that pulsate in the chest, ignited by fire in the bones: how can they end...
Published: 09 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392798-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9279-8
... ƒ C H A P T E R F I V E The General and the Beast Murder, Martyrdom, and the Bones of el Pueblo from a distance the men saw vultures wheeling, and so they walked toward them through the brush. Soon they smelled the unmistakable, overwhelming odor of...
Published: 16 May 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395614-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9561-4
... . . . . . . from martyrdom and militancy to memory 1968 in Brazil On March 28, 1968, the Guanabara state police shot and killed Edson Luis de Lima Souto, a young secondary school student purportedly about to engage in a street demonstration in downtown Rio de Janeiro. Newspaper reports gave conflicting...
Published: 03 July 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392118-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9211-8
... CHAPTER SIX The Strategies and Politics of Martyrdom in Palestine Much of the literature on suicide bombings o√ered thus far has either revealed the increased intensity of this form of violence or focused on the political strategies of...
Published: 15 June 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371557-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7155-7
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378976-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7897-6
Published: 10 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388036
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8803-6
Published: 07 March 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389569
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8956-9
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375579-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7557-9
... The second chapter takes a close look at the construction of a distinctive working-class cult around Benito Juárez and penny press efforts to turn the controversy over Francisco Bulnes’s critical biography of the liberal hero into a belated martyrdom which sanctified the former president (who...
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By Nasser Abufarha
Published: 03 July 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392118-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9211-8
... CHAPTER SEVEN Conclusion anthropology of violence The performance of martyrdom in Palestine shows how violence may become a logical, meaningful, and intelligible practice. The meanings attached to and generated by the...
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By Nasser Abufarha
Published: 03 July 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392118-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9211-8
.... What are known in the West as suicide bombings are referred to by Palestinians as ’amaliyyat istishhadiyya (operations of martyrdom). Even though I examine suicide bombings in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, my research provides a tem- plate for analyzing similar forms of violence in other...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... The material recurrence of the barricade throughout the past several centuries and across the globe is complemented by its figurative force in vocabularies of resistance. The barricade is often fetishized as a symbol of self-sacrifice, insurgent heroism, martyrdom, and the politics of antagonism...
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By Nasser Abufarha
Published: 03 July 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392118-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9211-8
... CHAPTER FIVE Dying to Live In this new period of Al-Aqsa Intifada, Palestinian factions that engaged in martyrdom operations gained increased popular support and those that did not carry out similar operations in the resistance discourse...
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By Roxanne Varzi
Published: 10 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388036-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8803-6
... calling of Basij revolution- vayat Fath production of films aries and, 80; biography of, 96, about suffering of, 252–53 n.6; 235 n.30; casualty of film crew shahadat (martyrdom) and, 19, at the war front, 76, 232 n.2; 47; violence toward, 153, 179, death of, 232 n.2; faith and, 76, 251–52 n.31...
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By Nasser Abufarha
Published: 03 July 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392118-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9211-8
... consider the various players making the cultural space of a performance rather than simply the performers themselves. Doing so will become relevant in the following chapters, where in considering the performance of vio- lence in martyrdom operations I explore narratives and dimensions be- yond the...
Published: 15 November 2004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8620-9
... Hovenden, The Last Moments of John Brown.80 figure 17. Thomas Satterwhite Noble, John Brown’s Blessing.81 figure 18. Edmonia Lewis, Hagar.85 figure 19. Jacques Louis David, The Death of Socrates.85 figure 20. Sebastiano del Piombo, Martyrdom of St. Agatha.88 figure 21. Workshop of Antonio Canova...
Published: 01 December 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9303-0
... Saint Václav  8 Martyrdom of Saint Ludmila, grandmother of Saint Václav (Wenceslas)  10 St. Salvator Church  27 Aerial view of České Budějovice  28 xii  List of Illustrations II  Navel of the Earth The crown of the Czech kings  31 St. Vitus Cathedral  32 Panorama of Prague, with Charles Bridge...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392521-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9252-1
... from the ship during his initial crossing, he speaks about his readiness to die (JR 5:13). When martyrdom becomes the essential and final element of one’s mis- sion, one’s mission becomes martyrdom. Captivated by the Hurons, the Jesuits are also captivated by their role as the Jesus figure...
Published: 06 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394891-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9489-1
... the following year’s martyr play, only to be cast as a singing and dancing teapot in a babyish musical number. A few years later I remember our third- or fourth-­grade class reading and discussing a rendition of the martyrdom of Saint Agnes in the Catho- lic comic...
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By Sumathi Ramaswamy
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391531-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9153-1
..., 239, 266, 269, 288, 37; Vande Mataram and, 118–19, 122, 321 293–94, 298; martyrdom images and, 217– n. 7 36, 273, 278–81, 284; men’s bodies and, Azad, Maulana, 199, 336 n. 13 178–236, 267–68; scientific cartography...