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Rosemary A. Joyce

One warm, sunny day around 500 ad , a potter was hard at work at the location known today as Travesia, on the west bank of the Ulua River. Living deep in the center of the vast alluvial plain created by the annual flooding of the river, this potter had access to well-sorted clay brought near the

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Rosemary A. Joyce

animal images that clearly require a history of dwelling in this landscape, relying on published ethnography with clear limitations. And so this book ultimately does not meet the challenge recently issued by Jansen (2015) to include living indigenous experts when undertaking interpretation of cultural

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Rosemary A. Joyce

resemblance of one thing to another, a property of some kinds of symbols that can seem to be less arbitrary because it is motivated by what is perceived to be self-evident identity. The actual difficulty of even simple iconic identification is a subject worth discussion. For example, throughout this book I

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Rosemary A. Joyce

into consideration as part of an ongoing history of Ulua Polychrome innovation. The sharp boundaries of temporal periods that archaeology routinely imposes cannot easily be reconciled with overlapping temporalities at the scales of the individual life or generations in a family, workshop, or tradition

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Rebekka von Mallinckrodt

1 Boyle’s Dilemma A history of the senses cannot be written detached from social relations and value systems, as Constance Classen wrote in 2012: “To understand the sensory life of a society one must look at the cultural values that inform its ways of sensing the world.” 2 These hierarchies

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Marília dos Santos Lopes

, Unknown Portuguese Master (c. 1510–1520). Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisboa, Portugal. To the European voyagers it seemed obvious that the Brazilian peoples were living a life of sin: “Vices of the flesh (incest at the top of the list, in addition to polygamy and concubinage), nudity, sloth

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Abdul Alkalimat and Rubin Patterson

life and overall life chances for citizens of a community are shaped by the broader opportunity structure of the economy and society. University of Chicago political scientist Michael Dawson developed the notion of “linked fate” as an analytical method for understanding common or baseline political

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Abdul Alkalimat and Rubin Patterson

’s Black community helped other blacks gain a positive sense of self and gave meaning and purpose to life in the community. 4.1 Community and Consciousness (Documents 43–48) The black community developed its businesses and institutions in its neighborhoods, but at its epicenter was its black downtown on

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conditions impacted the social structure of life for African Americans in Toledo. The two most important social experiences of this have been where people worked and what they did for a job, and what kind of housing they lived in and what the neighborhood was like. This kind of analysis has a long history

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Annika Raapke

fever.” 50 Roland attributed this intense reaction to his being responsible for sick people in a society where he had, as yet, no place and standing. Reflecting on his vulnerability, he pondered the general health hazards of Caribbean life – and then told his mother about some concrete changes he had