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Afghanistan's IslamFrom Conversion to the Taliban

Afghanistan's Islam: From Conversion to the Taliban

Nile Green (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294134
eISBN:
9780520967373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294134.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book provides the first ever overview of the history and development of Islam in Afghanistan. It covers every era from the conversion of Afghanistan through the medieval and early modern periods ... More

Anthropology of CatholicismA Reader

Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader

Kristin Norget, Valentina Napolitano, and Maya Mayblin (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288423
eISBN:
9780520963368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288423.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

A collection of classic and contemporary ethnographic explorations of Catholicism, by anthropologists and religious studies scholars. The book approaches Catholicism through a variety topics and ... More

Art of ConnectionRisk, Mobility, and the Crafting of Transparency in Coastal Kenya

Art of Connection: Risk, Mobility, and the Crafting of Transparency in Coastal Kenya

Dillon Mahoney

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292871
eISBN:
9780520966239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292871.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The Art of Connection narrates the individual stories of artisans and traders of Kenyan arts and crafts as they struggled to overcome the loss of physical access to roadside market space by turning ... More

Assassination of a SaintThe Plot to Murder Óscar Romero and the Quest to Bring His Killers to Justice

Assassination of a Saint: The Plot to Murder Óscar Romero and the Quest to Bring His Killers to Justice

Matt Eisenbrandt and Benjamín Cuéllar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520286795
eISBN:
9780520961890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286795.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1980, a death squad linked to business tycoons and military commanders murdered Archbishop Oscar Romero for denouncing widespread repression and poverty in El Salvador. Romero was known as the ... More

Beyond ExpectationsSecond-Generation Nigerians in the United States and Britain

Beyond Expectations: Second-Generation Nigerians in the United States and Britain

Onoso Imoagene

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292314
eISBN:
9780520965881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292314.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

More Than Just Black delves into the experiences of second generation Nigerian adults in the United States and Britain, examining how race, ethnicity, and class (both parental and individual) affect ... More

Beyond ReasonWagner contra Nietzsche

Beyond Reason: Wagner contra Nietzsche

Karol Berger

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292758
eISBN:
9780520966130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292758.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

The book centers on the four music dramas (Der Ring des Nibelungen, Tristan und Isolde, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, and Parsifal) Wagner created in the second half of his career. Two aims are ... More

ChokepointsGlobal Private Regulation on the Internet

Chokepoints: Global Private Regulation on the Internet

Natasha Tusikov

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291218
eISBN:
9780520965034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291218.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

On January 18, 2012, millions of people participated in the now-infamous “Internet blackout” to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act and the rights it would have given intellectual property holders to ... More

Cross-National Public Opinion about HomosexualityExamining Attitudes across the Globe

Cross-National Public Opinion about Homosexuality: Examining Attitudes across the Globe

Amy Adamczyk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288751
eISBN:
9780520963597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288751.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Across the world, public opinion about homosexuality varies substantially. While residents in some nations have embraced gay rights as human rights, in other countries, very few people find ... More

Diagram for FireMiracles and Variation in an American Charismatic Movement

Diagram for Fire: Miracles and Variation in an American Charismatic Movement

Jon Bialecki

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294202
eISBN:
9780520967410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294202.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

What is the work that miracles do in American Charismatic Evangelicalism? How are miracles something that are at once unanticipated, and yet worked for? Finally, what do miracles tell us about ... More

Divine DeliverancePain and Painlessness in Early Christian Martyr Texts

Divine Deliverance: Pain and Painlessness in Early Christian Martyr Texts

L. Stephanie Cobb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293359
eISBN:
9780520966642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293359.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Does martyrdom hurt? For a wide variety of reasons, the answer to this question may seem to be an obvious “yes.” Divine Deliverance, however, demonstrates that early Christian martyr texts answer ... More

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