Ritual at the present time could be encountered in the middle of catastrophic and reworking events. This collection reassesses and revises often understood relationships among ritual and politics, ritual and lifestyle, ritual and paintings making, and ritual and disaster.The methodologies in addition to the subject material are interdisciplinary: they vary from the anthropological to the paintings and dance historic, from the theatrical and literary to the linguistic, philosophical, and psychoanalytic. will probably be a worthwhile device for students of Theater and Performance experiences, as well as Anthropology, artwork, and History.
Examines Tertullian of Carthage's (160-220 C.E.) writings on gown inside Roman vestimentary tradition. It employs a socio-historical strategy, including insights from functionality idea and feminist rhetorical research, to situate Tertullian's reviews within the broader context of the Roman Empire.
By Albert L. Hurtado
This publication unearths how strong undercurrents of intercourse, gender, and tradition assisted in shaping the heritage of the yankee frontier from the 1760s to the 1850s. California less than 3 flags--those of Spain, Mexico, and the United States--Hurtado resurrects way of life within the missions, at mining camps, on overland trails and sea trips, and in San Francisco. In those settings Hurtado explores courtship, marriage, copy, and relations existence in order to know how males and women--whether local American, Anglo American, Hispanic, chinese language, or of combined blood--fit into or reshaped the jobs and identities set through their race and gender.
Hurtado introduces subject matters in delineating his intimate frontiers. One used to be a libertine California, and a few of its delights have been heartily defined early within the 1850s: "[Gold] airborne dirt and dust was once plentier than excitement, excitement extra attractive than advantage. Fortune used to be the pony, early life within the saddle, dissipation the song, and hope the spur." no longer the entire instances have been stable or giddy, and within the tragedy of a teenage household who died in a botched abortion or a brutalized Indian girl we see the seamy underside of gender family members at the frontier. the opposite subject matter explored is the response of voters who abhorred the lack of ethical criteria and sought to suppress extra. Their efforts incorporated enforcing the entire stabilizing customs of whichever society ruled California--during the Hispanic period,arranged marriages and predicament for kinfolk honor have been the norm; one of the Anglos, legislation regulated prostitution,missionaries railed opposed to vices, and "proper" girls have been introduced in to assist "civilize" the frontier.
A dinner party for the Eyes is the 1st book-length learn of the court docket banquets of northwestern Europe within the fourteenth and 15th centuries. Christina Normore attracts on an array of works of art, archival records, chroniclers’ bills, and cookbooks to re-create those occasions and re-examine the past due medieval visible tradition within which banquets have been staged. banquet contributors, she exhibits, constructed subtle methods of appreciating creative ability and getting to their very own strategies of conception, thereby forging a court docket tradition that extremely joyful within the workout of good aesthetic judgment.
hard smooth assumptions concerning the nature of creative creation and reception, A ceremonial dinner for the Eyes yields clean perception into the lengthy background of multimedia paintings and the complicated relationships among spectacle and spectators.
There's an ever-growing significance of occasions in smooth society and formerly present literature on occasions has been ruled by means of the commercial point of view. This e-book addresses the social and cultural facet of occasions and explores the position they've got in fostering swap and neighborhood improvement. It examines the transformative functionality of occasions within the context of improvement studies--as phenomena which may advertise and facilitate human improvement, together with social, societal and person swap. This booklet offers important and well timed exploration and encourages the learn of extra assorted topics inside occasion administration.
By Eliot Wigginton
Within the overdue Nineteen Sixties, Eliot Wigginton and his scholars created the journal Foxfire for you to list and safeguard the conventional people tradition of the Southern Appalachians. this can be the unique publication compilation of Foxfire fabric which introduces Aunt Arie and her contemporaries and comprises log cabin development, hog dressing, snake lore, mountain crafts and meals, and "other affairs of simple living."
By Nicole Tarulevicz
By Lawrence Harrison, Evgeny Yasin, Oscar Árias Sánchez, Miguel Basáñez, Marita Carballo, Valery Chirkov, Oleg Chirkunov, William E
This booklet pulls jointly specialists within the fields of economics and Russian tradition, all individuals within the Samuel P. Huntington Memorial Symposium on tradition, Cultural switch and fiscal improvement, a follow-up to the 1999 Cultural Values and Human development Symposium at Harvard college. because the sequel to the 2001 quantity Culture concerns, it discusses modernization, democratization, monetary, and political reforms in Russia and asserts that those reforms can ensue in the course of the reframing of cultural values, attitudes, and associations.
(Cover layout by way of Katie Makrie.)
the supply of nutrients is a particularly serious problem in zones of clash simply because clash almost always impinges at the construction and the distribution of nutrition, and reasons elevated festival for foodstuff, land and assets Controlling the creation of and entry to meals is additionally used as a weapon via protagonists in clash. The logistics of provide of foodstuff to army group of workers working in clash zones is one other very important factor. those subject matters unite this assortment, the chapters of which span diverse geographic components. This quantity will attract students in a few various disciplines, together with anthropology, food, political technology, improvement experiences and diplomacy, in addition to practitioners operating within the inner most and public sectors, who're at the moment curious about food-related matters within the field.