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Published: 01 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393009-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9300-9
Published: 15 May 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
... Part II RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY AND SYNCRETISM IN WENZHOU (The Yue people of the Ou River [Wenzhou area] love to worship their gods; in their mountains and along their waterways are many unorthodox deity temples. These temples cast an image of grandeur and resoluteness. Whoever displays strength...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 28 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384380-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8438-0
Published: 28 July 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389484-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8948-4
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 08 July 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390961-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9096-1
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... the limits of “transgender” to suggest an alternative in transcender —that is, an engagement with the submerged Caribbean epistemology of syncretic religions. Offering a close reading of “Transcender,” Tinsley explores how and why Gerestant turns to Vodou not merely as a religious practice but also...
Book Chapter

By Charles T. Lee
Published: 05 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7483-1
... sites, rendering the script both durable (hegemonic) and elastic (heterogeneous) in its dissemination across geographic borders, producing syncretic and discrepant effects. The chapter then offers a four-pronged frame to theorize how this liberal citizenship script is appropriated by abject subjects...
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374831-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7483-1
... sites, rendering the script both durable (hegemonic) and elastic (heterogeneous) in its dissemination across geographic borders, producing syncretic and discrepant effects. The chapter then offers a four-pronged frame to theorize how this liberal citizenship script is appropriated by abject subjects...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-122
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
..., with the twist that their oppressors were not Egyptians, but rather the conquering Spaniards and that their descendants, calling themselves Catholics, have oppressed them up until today. In the second text, different syncretic notions also explore how to combine an Andean vision of the cosmos with the Catholic...
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 18 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012023-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1202-3
... is also the same reason Baldwin believes he would pull the trigger in defense of his brother. Black and Native shared dreams of white murder represented in lit er a ture symbolize an impossible demand for life itself. Such coupled invocations bind these two peoples together in a syncretic and metaphysical...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 24 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012566-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1256-6
... syncretic African belief systems like Santería, where the goat or lamb is a ritualistic creature of sacrifice. For me, she states, the relation that exists with the Afro- Cuban religion is that the lamb is charged with energy rather than just symbolism. But I also play with the socially saturated sense...
Series: Radical Américas
Published: 10 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007500-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0750-0
... was their commitment to a form of pan- Indigenous spiritual and po liti cal renewal through a paradoxically figured new traditionalism purged of Eu ro pean influence. Although historians commonly refer to these movements as nativist, they are perhaps better characterized as a form of Indigenous syncretism.32...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-135
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... hip- hop through Robert Moses s cutting up the Bronx, or post- Fordism chang- ing industrial economies into information economies, upped the stakes. Rose was a terrifically syncretic scholar, brilliantly applying a suggestion from cin- ematographer Arthur Jafa that this postindustrial reclamation...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-046
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... on vernacular lin- eages: deviations in per for mance, especially African American, that created hybrids what Chase called syncretism, drawing on nascent ethnomusicol- ogy and anthropology from Richard Waterman and Melville Herskovits. History lagged, so he found Benjamin Franklin discoursing on ballads...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-102
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... in transition. But Nettl stood for more than his area of academia delivered. He still found relevant, he wrote, the notion of syncretism: cultures that joined up because their central qualities were compatible. That notion marked his scholarly instincts, as a force within a field as much as a writer or editor...
Published: 25 February 1988
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... exploiter of oppressed peoples, while at the same time retaining the Islamic identity that was still crucial to most Iranians. It is perhaps this radical and unacknowledged syncretic mixture of traditional and revo• lutionary ideas, more than the "fundamentalism" that is so often attributed...
Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... exploiter of oppressed peoples, while at the same time retaining the Islamic identity that was still crucial to most Iranians. It is perhaps this radical and unacknowledged syncretic mixture of traditional and revo• lutionary ideas, more than the "fundamentalism" that is so often attributed...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-090
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
..., quietly, without so much as stepping over any- one s body, without so much as making a baby whimper. Is this the reason for the half-heartedness I observed? The church that had sought to distance itself from syncretic prayer? The penitents of Erzulie and Zaka, in their sa- cred fervor, were expelled from...
Series: Stuart Hall: Selected Writings
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021223-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2122-3
... of domination and the cultures of re sis tance. I examine, in passing, the dif­ ficult issues of cultural preservation and survival, cultural syncretism, cul­ tural hierarchies and cultural polarization. Above all, I am concerned with cultures of re sis tance : the extent to which they preserve, borrow...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-164
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
..., there 430 · PART VII were 135 titles in the series proper and climbing, with 33 Global spinoffs for Brazil and Japan. Too much material for this squib to encompass, but the books deserve recognition as occupationally syncretic twenty- first- century popu lar music writing sentence slinging in the age...