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Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-057
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
...A thug ‘‘family tree’’ (1836). From W. H. Sleeman, ‘‘Papers on Thuggee reproduced in Francis Tuker, The Yellow Scarf: The Story of the Life of Thuggee Sleeman (London: J. M. Dent and Sons, 1961). Thug depradations (1836), by ‘‘Thuggee’’ Sleeman and his sta√. Reproduced in Fran- cis Tuker, The...
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-058
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
...A thug ‘‘family tree’’ (1836). From W. H. Sleeman, ‘‘Papers on Thuggee reproduced in Francis Tuker, The Yellow Scarf: The Story of the Life of Thuggee Sleeman (London: J. M. Dent and Sons, 1961). Thug depradations (1836), by ‘‘Thuggee’’ Sleeman and his sta√. Reproduced in Fran- cis Tuker, The...
Book Chapter

By Amy Hoffman
Published: 04 March 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383031-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8303-1
... The Real Family So where was his real family? My mother would like to know. Mike's brother, Chuck, mailed him a package during that last week containing a red scarf and a couple of snapshots of his kids. No note. Loie says that when she showed Mike the snapshots...
Book: The Enemy
Published: 17 April 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389576-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8957-6
...: gardenias dance across her undone silken scarf, as if they knew that someday I would notice them and wish I’d learned her Cuban songs.That day drops off into oblivion’s dark haze, the love of the conquered nothing if not strong. 5 ...
Published: 13 June 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389026-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8902-6
... demonstrate her commitment to being Turkish1 l In Germany, the headscarf worn by many women and girls from Turkey is the key diacritical marker of Turkishness. Many Germans associate the scarf with Turkish women. Curiously, this piece of cloth has become the focus of debate, literature...
Published: 31 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375340-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7534-0
..., raincoat (pardesü) with a large square scarf pinned close under the chin and cascading down to cover the hair, neck, and shoulders in their entirety, unlike the loosely tied başörtüsü (worn with mid-­calf coats and stockings). The new head coverings were called türban by the Turk- ish press; that...
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-059
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... Thuggee/Thagi 289 Thugs giving a demonstration of their method of strangulation (1855). Photo by F. Beato. In Francis Tuker, The Yellow Scarf: The Story of the Life of Thuggee Sleeman (London: J. M. Dent and Sons, 1961). one but a Thug would seem...
Published: 04 July 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387008-107
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
..., caught in the rush of a wind-trance intending us danger. My fingers, gripping the halyard, remember fatigue. Again a father, I return the helm to his strong hand. Far on the strand, she lifts her scarf where our cottage looks tiny in dunes—where the sand drifts slowly, like swells of the sea...
Published: 01 January 1993
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9655-0
... the Outdoor Players Camp, circa 1914. (Collection of Charles H. Woodford) 28 Hoop Dance, 1924. (Photo by Wayne Albee) 41 Doris and the Soaring scarf. (Collection of Charles H. Woodford) 44 Doris' first touring group at the Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, about 1921. (Photo by...
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396550-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9655-0
... during the St. Denis Con• cert Dancers period (J 9 J 9-21), two of them co-choreographed with Ruth. These were the Valse Caprice (also called Scarf Dance), the Bach Boum~e, and (with St. Denis) Soaring and Sonata Pathetique. She made at least an• other six dances before her professional...
Published: 04 March 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383031-030
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8303-1
... didn't read and Roberta did. Or rather, attempted to. Grandfather wasn't much ofa stylist, and Bob did not chose well in designating me guardian of the Andrews family's literary heritage. I threw it out the last time I moved. 5. A dark red, handwoven chenille scarf, also from Bob. I wear it...
Book Chapter

By Marcia B. Siegel
Published: 01 January 1993
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9655-0
... part• ners, Pauline Lawrence and Charles Weidman. Dances include Valse Caprice (Scarf Dance). Bourree, and, with St. Denis, Soaring and Sonata Pathetique. 1921-2 With Pauline Lawrence, runs a small independent company touring in vaudeville. 1923...
Book Chapter

By Elizabeth Fitting
... fifteen’’ party for teenage girls ranchoatl (Nahuatl) a twelve-hour share of the flow from the Atzompa spring rastrear to harrow or comb soil reboso a woven scarf traditionally worn by women regidor(es) councilperson(s) repartimiento colonial system of conscripted labor Sanjosepeño...
Published: 31 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375340-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7534-0
... wearing it properly, [and] soon as they get on the bus, slowly, slowly the convertible scarf used to come off—so I call it the convert- ible headscarf. [What, like a car?] Yeah, it eases back, so when they used to go back home, before they got off the bus, it used to slowly come...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398226-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9822-6
... webbed with broken capillaries, her nose bulbous, a scarf knotted so tightly under her chin it warped her ruddy face into a knobbly vegetable shape. "This ain't America," she said dolefully. "America wouldn't treat nobody like this." Mingolla staggered, had an incoherent impression of...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394730-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9473-0
... equality. Rather, it framed its decision in terms of threats to the public order and proselytizing in a public school. (In 1989 it found neither to be in evidence.) In 2004, on the eve of passage of the head scarf ban, a report by the Conseil noted that its previous decisions had been less influenced...
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-074
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
..., as in life, a turban embroidered with pearls, a robe of tissue of silk and gold, a scarf of cashmere sewed with diamonds, and the magnificent weapons of a Hindoo prince. Next came the musicians and a rearguard of capering fakirs, whose cries sometimes drowned the noise of the instruments...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392583-076
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9258-3
... out through the windows. It snowed all night and next day, and for days and nights it snowed and snowed! ‘‘Will it ever stop, damn it 454 Mass Attack on the Watershed ‘‘It’s a long time yet to the change of shifts A foreman came in. He pulled on a sheepskin jacket, wound a scarf care...
Published: 13 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391104-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9110-4
...) and the secular usage of ‘‘foulard’’ (scarf ) disqualified these words as adequate translations for the Muslim head covering. And so in the late 1980s and 1990s, the word ‘‘hij¯ab’’ immi- grated to France and became the term of choice for the headscarves that cover their wearer’s hair, ears, neck...
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-060
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... whether the persons they meet are Thugs or not, they accost them with ‘‘Aulae Bhae Ram Ram in Hindoo. This to any A thug ‘‘family tree’’ (1836). From W. H. Sleeman, ‘‘Papers on Thuggee reproduced in Francis Tuker, The Yellow Scarf: The Story of the Life of Thuggee Sleeman (London: J. M. Dent and Sons...