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Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 05 May 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388920-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8892-0
Book Chapter

By Jerry K. Jacka
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... the land, plants and animals, and human bodies. This life force, ipane (grease), is central to ancestral spirit rituals. Conversion to Christianity has ended many of the rituals formerly used to placate ancestral spirits, which has led most Porgerans to worry about “the end of the land,” a landscape...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... of the rituals formerly used to placate ancestral spirits, which has led most Porgerans to worry about “the end of the land,” a landscape without the vital life force of grease. With the increase in tribal fighting, the spirits of deceased warriors roam in ever greater numbers, preventing people from settling...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-162
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
...-owned businesses in Miami’s black neighborhood. In an attempt to placate the ongoing conflict between West Indian and American blacks, George Emonei Carter, a black American from New York, and Reverend Higgs of the Bahamas established the Miami chapter of the UNIA in the fall of 1920 (Nathan D. B...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-161
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... to placate the ongoing conflict between West Indian and American blacks, George Emonei Carter, a black American from New York, and Reverend Higgs of the Bahamas established the Miami chapter of the UNIA in the fall of 1920 (Nathan D. B. Connolly, A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012269-025
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1226-9
... placating state cultural in- stitutions. He has done everything according to the regulations: he negotiated with institutions to obtain the space, and he holds events such as a commemo- ration of the anniversary of Fidel Castro s death. But he doesn t want to turn Figure 21.2 Fabrica Tejar. Photo...
Book Chapter

By Lesley Stern
Series: Writing Matters!
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-055
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
... sphinxes. I pour the soup into bowls, scoop out a spoonful of rich thick organic cream, and swirl it into the emerald sea. It is warm, tartly sweet. I feel it entering my gut, placating the hungry microbes. I imagine the greenness spreading through my body, calm- ing those greedy lymphocytes, those hungry...
Series: The World Readers, The World Readers
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-076
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... of the reforms and the social needs and tendencies which they express. But, in brief, they must not be seen either as flowing from the same set of causes or as having the same significance. Some reforms are indeed cosmetic and represent gestures to placate em- barrassed allies or (as for example...
Book Chapter

By Mayfair Yang
Published: 15 May 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
...- stock enterprise families combining capital and labor to run larger private enterprises; started in the 1990s guhun yegui orphan souls and wild ghosts ghosts who are lonely, without descendants, and resentful and who prey on the living gui ghosts; demons that need to be placated guijie Ghost...
Published: 16 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012986-022
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1298-6
... and Earth, withdrew from the world of humans after the act of creation, the lower deities (Winti) directly inter- act with humans on a daily basis. These Winti can support or thwart human endeavors and cause illness and health, so it is of paramount importance to placate them by diff er ent forms of worship...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012603-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1260-3
Book Chapter

By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... Christian Marching Church accommodated African beliefs within its Christian cos- mology. Its members sang hymns and read the Bible during services, while at home or in their rural areas, some still placated their ancestors in ceremonies with mbira and millet beer. Th omas had a new family. He...
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 26 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012481-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1248-1
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
... was possibly meant to diplomatically placate Parham and get him to issue his ordination creden- tials, which were long overdue.38 Parham’s influence is also evident in Seymour’s belief that the baptism with the Holy Spirit was always evidenced by speaking in tongues (xenolalia), by which he meant...
Series: Radical perspectives : a radical history review book series
Published: 13 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394815-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9481-5
..., despite the occasional rhetorical excess deployed to placate his populist flank Then came the turning point, beginning in 2000. For the African middle class, the consequences of that turning point have been disastrous, resulting in decreased standards of living and massive immigration. It all started...
Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... and housing construction as representing efforts "to placate Shiites."68 This second way of conceptualizing the link between state policy and economic change in Bahrain closely resembles the theory ad• vanced by a second major school of contemporary political economy. Writers in this school argue...
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 27 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009016-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0901-6
Published: 12 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007463-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0746-3
..., Alexander took the fortress and placated the populace by marrying the daughter (Roxana) of a local ruler. Hellenic control continued under Seleucus I (358 281 BCe), a general who had accompanied Alexander on his conquest of Bactria and Sogdiana; but the Seleucids were unable to maintain their power...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012269-022
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1226-9
... to generate enthusiasm and participation from the community and assert the independence of the center, while also placating state cultural in- stitutions. He has done everything according to the regulations: he negotiated with institutions to obtain the space, and he holds events such as a commemo- ration...
Published: 02 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012542-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1254-2
... policy- making body), issued recommendations in favor of adopting a po liti cal line in de pen dent of both traditional and leftist po liti cal parties, the latter in an effort to placate those sectors of the peasantry who had been alienated by the Maoists radical strategy of orienting the strug- gle...