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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 363–370.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Chris Briggs What happens when a debtor does not pay back what he or she owes? As Margaret Atwood's chapter on “The Shadow Side” shows, the unpaid debt—in the broadest sense—is a recurring theme of history and literature. This review essay looks at the fourteenth-century village, a world which...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 171–175.
Published: 01 April 2019
.... Knowing about Martin Guerre brings understanding of the peasant world, which is also important for the trajectory of Luther’s Reformation. Knowing about Martin Luther brings knowledge of major religious change essential to understanding Martin Guerre’s village world and what happened in it. Themes...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 171–175.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., for example, that van Eyck went to the village of Foots Cray to buy watercresses to use as models when painting greenery on the Ghent Altarpiece of the Mystic Lamb (which he completed in 1432). The recently erected gateway to the palace at Greenwich is said likewise to be the model for a towered gateway...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 97–153.
Published: 01 January 2009
... and participation in the combat inside southern Lebanon. The narrative follows the progress of an infantry unit from its point of entry on the Israel-Lebanese border, through the villages of Raj-A-Min, Sham'a and on to the coastal position it held until the end of the war at Ras-Bayada. The memoir draws particular...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 249–254.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Christopher P. Jones The subject of “the last pagans” or “the end of paganism” in the Greco-Roman world has interested scholars for over a century but begs the question “What is paganism?” Is the term usable as a tool of analysis? It originates from the Latin paganus , meaning “villager,” “rustic...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 4–8.
Published: 01 January 2014
... Guerre brings understanding of the peasant world, which is also important for the trajectory of Luther's Reformation. Knowing about Martin Luther brings knowledge of major religious change, essential to understanding Martin Guerre's village world and what happened in it. Themes of “imposture...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 251–260.
Published: 01 April 2020
... for the paths that lead to poplar- shaded villages will miss seeing how seem- ing continuities of space are marked by cultural differences acknowledged and accommodated in the past. A pall of silence over genocide mutes the presence of a deeply interred diversity. Other gaps expose a timeline of events...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 308–332.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of the Greek Orthodox ( Rum ) communities of central Anatolia, there was consider- able emigration away from the villages to coastal cities to Istanbul, above all. Cappadocian Rums also emigrated throughout the nineteenth century in search of new sources of income, but the Rum communities there continued...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 196–235.
Published: 01 April 2015
... and sociological inquiry. It has been twenty-­five years since the legal anthropologist Laura Nader, in discussing “justice and control in a Zapotec mountain village,” introduced the term harmony ideology, suggesting that the ideal of social harmony is often used...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (2): 215–239.
Published: 01 April 2005
..., in (called valley Nile of the portions arable the along villages their in remained natives the that say alike Egyptologists and classicists ofEgypt, occupation and conquest Ptolemaic ofthe story the Retelling Greeks. Macedonian the under Egypt ofancient tory after). not long...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (2): 332–348.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Erica Johnson Debeljak ARTICLES THE STATIONARY EXILE Erica Johnson Debeljak In Slovenia, where I have lived for the last ten years or so, no border seems to be more than a fraction of an inch away. The villages and fields and barns...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 43–68.
Published: 01 January 2016
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 412–418.
Published: 01 August 2014
... are Guineans New course, Of them. attack to dared who Guineans New shot occasionally war,and initiate to anyone for gerous dan it lethally make to order in groups warring of all shields war the confiscated and stockades village down tore offirearms, power the strate demon to pig...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 298–307.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Ribeira da Barca is a fishing village on the Cape Verde island of Santiago. My interlocutor Madalena, in her fifties, lives in front of the public esplanade at the center of town. She runs a small canteen, but she makes her real living selling grogs (local rum) to the men of the village: first...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 25–42.
Published: 01 January 2016
... that of most other indigenous Amazonian peoples. Hierarchy is usually attributed to a system of linear status transmission associated with the position of village chief. The distinction is primarily an ethnological one and a topic for debate The author wishes to thank the program in social anthro...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 406–419.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and military the to Ik and herders cattle ofthe relations the by complicated further are complex relations already These orkraals. villages their in Turkana families with orsettle camp refugee Kakuma the in refuge some seek and Kenya, in move Turkanaland into people Ik Karamoja...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 276–289.
Published: 01 April 2020
... care and support of the two religious groups are taken for granted and articulated in a way and at a level that are mostly invisible from the outside. Discreet Divisions and Inconspicuous Boundary Crossings I began fieldwork in 2009, mainly among Bulgarian Muslims,4 in a village located some 30 km from...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 8–24.
Published: 01 January 2016
... They ning smoothly.” ning run life village keeps oraggressive quarrelsome, stingy, thought about being unease and nonexistent, practically is “aggression Brazil, ofcentral Kuikuru the Among communities. Zapotec neighboring most in PazlowerLa than are in homicide and punishment...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 163–172.
Published: 01 January 2010
... of aspect large York The story. Paris/New a simply not was painting midcentury course, Of years. fifty spanning erations gen across and ocean an worldsacross art connect can Hofmann, painter, one discussion, New York City is Greenwich Village, and Paris is Montmartre. Thus...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 270–304.
Published: 01 April 2015