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Published: 30 August 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380788-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8078-8
Published: 24 September 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390312-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9031-2
Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021483-77
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2148-3
...The Quene A Mervilos and Magiquall Tale of epistemological Mischief, Wherein there are revealed no secretes No tengo trono ni reina, ni nadie que me comprenda, pero sigo siendo el rey. Jose Alfredo Jiménez, El Rey N ot long ago and not far away, there lived a queen. Unlike other kingdoms whose...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... mischief — at least not by design. But sometimes I have been bumbling, wandering, disconnected, with no expectation — or intention — of being accepted. I’ll drop the phallic image of the picaro, the sexual miscreant, traveling from place to place with a lance, but I will hold onto the more general...
Published: 01 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1244-3
... of courage, wit, and élan in the face of death. He looked after us as we looked after him, made us laugh and party at his bedside, and shone with blind- ing brightness and mischief until the last moment. This book and everything else in my life are in his name. ...
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By Florence Bernault
Published: 15 May 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0266-6
... Preface xi the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, as did Stephen Ellis at the African Studies Center at the University of Leiden. At nias, I formed a close friendship with Kenda Mutongi and Laura Fair, whom I thank for being such a source of fun, mischief, and companionship. I am also...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... mischief — at least not by design. But sometimes I have been bumbling, wandering, disconnected, with no expectation — or intention — of being accepted. I’ll drop the phallic image of the picaro, the sexual miscreant, traveling from place to place with a lance, but I will hold onto the more general...
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By Tyler Denmead
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007319-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0731-9
... other adults. For all intents and purposes, Dennis is one kind of troublemaker the misbehaving, antisocial type. Indeed, Gabriela referenced the activities that are associated with Dennis s mischief: arguing with adults, writing on walls, being loud, and, more generally, roaming the neighborhood...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-092
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... own soil, our Creole people never will improve. Up to now they have it too easy and this leads to mischief. Two movements have to be mentioned which are threatening to become a danger to our people. Ist. The “Central American Union”. In itself good and I wish it all success in bringing it about...
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021223-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2122-3
... Pakistanis on the run. You can see, from recent speeches on immigrant issues by Mr. Powell and others, what mischief can be worked when such ste reo types are lying around in popu lar consciousness to be activated in more po liti cal and more explosive contexts. We know comparatively little about how early...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012818-026
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1281-8
... fierce nature. The sight of bright colors might lead them to attack; a wounded yak would pursue assailants and toss them in the air by their horns. Owners cut off the sharp points of the horns to prevent mischief. Hastings received a pair of yaks from Bhutan in 1784 from Samuel Turner, his cousin and...
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... Customs or other o cer authorized for that purpose at such port or place as aforesaid. lxxxv. And whereas the removal of restrictions on the intercourse of Europeans with the said territories will render it necessary to provide against any mischief or dangers that may arise therefrom, be it therefore...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-039
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
... molestation. Several conspiracy theories surrounded the unfortunate event. Some suspected that the mischief makers were planted by Mumbai s po liti cal par- ties to sabotage the rally. This appeared as a convincing argument for many media commentators, who tallied the efforts of vari ous po liti cal parties...
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-157
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... nearly all the mischiefs of these travels in Arabia. And what wonder, none fearing a reckoning, that I should many times come nigh to be foully murdered! whereas the informal benevolent word, in the beginning, of a Frankish Consulate might have procured me regard of the great Haj o cers, and their...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007289-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0728-9
... arbitration pursued by the Philippines recently had some success. China s contested claims to South China Sea features, and its island building on Mischief Reef, led the Philippines to turn to the pca in The Hague to form a tribunal provided for under Annex VII of the United Nations Convention on the Law of...
Published: 26 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021346-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2134-6
... . . . . . . but they re chopping down our wet, wet woods today. And I am all alone, in the woods. 255 When our parents asked what we were doing, my siblings and I said that we were conducting natural science experiments which was also true. No matter what kind of mischief we got up to, science, or using your...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-033
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
... another person. Not much. I mean, not obsessively. But my father often accused me of being a changeling. I know you re the child of my loins and your mother s womb, he d say, but I could swear that by some dev ilish mischief my real son was spirited away and you replaced him. He d ramble on about...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-028
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... operations; in which they acquired so much skill, that, after the massacre on the estate, when they found their partisans of the adjacent plantations did not appear to join them, they killed several Negroes, set fire to buildings and cane- pieces, did a variety of other mischief, and then withdrew into the...
Published: 22 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021377-203
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2137-7
... mischief. He resigned from his job but was later reinstated. What remained with me was his explanation of his actions: No employee should be subject to coming to work and seeing slave portraits on a daily basis. 8 As Menafee s statement suggests, the ubiquitous nature of this Figure coda.2 · D Ascenzo...
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... royal seal and titles of the king himself, it con rmed and strengthened the sense of injustice which the natives were already too prone to believe they su ered under. In Oude, the germinating cause of mischief was of another and a loftier character. The people had beheld the sudden prostration of their...