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Published: 04 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375296-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7529-6
... patterns or outlines of human forms and eventually as a generic image of the human form. Biometric capture offers foreign visitors to the US the opportunity to become transparent in the sense of the trusted traveler. The chapter includes an overview of current trusted traveler programs. It analyzes a State...
Published: 07 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021438-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2143-8
...chapter three · Trust of a Held- Out Hand Reality, life, experience, concreteness, immediacy, use what word you will, exceeds our logic, overf lows and surrounds it. williAm jAmes With one last gasp of theological authority, let me therefore say unto you that for which God is a nickname cares not...
Published: 10 December 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... for Christians, Muslims, and Jews alike. The oriental allure of Cairo no less than the barren attractions of the empty quarter gured just as prominently in the programs of European pilgrims, travelers, and tourists to the region. And there were as well the contradictions of nationalisms to be...
Published: 08 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021285-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2128-5
...8 WILL TRAVEL WORLDWIDE. YOU PAY EXPENSES Foreign Soldiers in the Rhodesian Army If there is a tension in this book between the historian of the war and the reader of war time writing, it is most pronounced in this chapter, which begins with a frame and a question. The frame, of course, is the...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
...farhad was a retired dentist I met during the Bombay Parsi Punchayet (bpp) trustee election of 2011. This trust is one of the most prominent Parsi (Indian Zoroastrian) charitable trusts in Mumbai and considers itself the apex trust of Parsis in India.1 As part of my fieldwork, I had attended al...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-025
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
... networks of faith and family, trade and travel. To be Muslim is to be connected to coreligionists who each day turn toward Mecca five times. Each year, Mecca attracts millions of Muslims from all over the world who perform the great pilgrimage, or hajj, one of the basic requirements of Islam. Daily and...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-078
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... been to sea. Twelve years after writing this poem, Seefahrt (1776), Goethe traveled to Sicily and Venice during a long trip to Italy, when he had the chance to experience what he previously could only imagine. Long days and nights remained my laden ship; Favorable winds we awaited, seated with...
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By Martin Savransky
Published: 07 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021438-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2143-8
... theory and, 35; experience of, 123; metaphysics and, 46; perhaps and, 123; pluriverse and, 118; political cosmology and, 129; sense of, 123, 130 adventure, 9, 89, 92, 114, 115, 117, 161n71; anthropology and, 7; Around the World in Eighty Days and, 114; comparison and, 43; day- traveling and, 41; in...
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By Alexis Pauline Gumbs
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007081-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0708-1
... not say that. if i had to describe her where, i would say she was in the place that light left through dust. the place after trusting earth. the same place offered her by birth. but stole. if i had to describe her glare? control.2 37 maybe she had to say all the names of her people before she said her...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-121
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... for me to state that such a report is incorrect, in fact, it is a barefaced misrepresentation of what really transpired. In my travels in Central America, I was warmly received by thousands of West Indians, and natives living in those parts, and the receptions were so warm and hospitable...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-086
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
...Vernacular Counterculture · 223 After the death of his beloved mother, Barthes found his emotions re- routed. Mourning Diary included the lines In taking these notes, I m trust- ing myself to the banality that is in me and listening to Souzay* sing: My heart is full of a terrible sadness, I...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-075
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
... night, without a break. . . . 56. JULIA HUTCHINS Hutchins was the interim leader of a black Holiness mission in Los Angeles until Seymour arrived in April 1906. She wanted Seymour to become pastor so she could fulfill her dream to travel to Africa as a missionary. She...
Published: 07 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021438-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2143-8
..., comprised of a multitude of ally day- travelers, already existing and in the making, who may be willing to risk passing on and through the smallest and widest bits of reality, to trust the fur- thest and closest worlds in this world, so as to multiply the echoes of this runAwAy metAPhysics 29 curious...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009160-043
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0916-0
... anthropology, and before I knew it I had chosen a career that forced me to pay close attention to real life, nothing but real life. I don t regret my decision. I got to travel. I made friends among strangers. My house is filled with art, pottery, rugs, 224 Ruth Behar and table cloths from all the places I have...
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021407-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2140-7
... to a Masri firm, has traveled through numerous economic develop- ment organizations padico, the Palestine Real Estate Investment Com- pany (prico), and others and had been at the Portland Trust for about a year when I spoke with her. She told me the idea for doing affordable hous- 58 n chapter...
Published: 07 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021438-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2143-8
... confronting the empire of modern realism with the anti- realism of deconstructive critique, lays siege to empire by embarking on the adventure of cultivating a realism generous and generative enough to travel around the day in eighty or a thousand worlds. A pluralism trusting enough to wager on the...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-022
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
... is trust, reflected in the saga of the fourteenth- century North African jurist Ibn Battuta, who memorialized his travels in an account that still captures the Muslim imagi- nation. Physical travel and intellectual exploration also involve artistic creativ- ity, nowhere more so than in Muslim...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
..., which has steadily expanded its footprint since the 1960s. Because the temple trust has the backing of the city s ruling party, Ravat explains, the temple itself was authorized and recognized by the municipal authorities. But notwithstanding this au- thorization, Ravat insists that the complex...
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By Harriet Evans
Published: 01 May 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0918-4
... coREACH and the Leverhulme Trust encouraged me to think about Dashalar locals responses to the heritage reinvention of old Beijing. Many people helped me over the years I was working on this proj ect. In the first place, I thank Shen Yuan and Jing Jun for introducing me to Zhao Tielin. Zhou Xun...
Published: 16 June 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1201-6
..., though from opposite sides of the wall. The opportunity to work together on this project has proved that by overcoming the boundaries imposed on us, we can bridge these gaps. Through flexibility and trust we were able to navigate the occasional hurdles, painful stories, and difficult encounters imbued...