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Murray Rubinstein

number of journals. These articles include “Political Spectacle and Colonial Rule: The Landau on Dutch Taiwan, 1629-1648.” Itinerario 21.3 (1997): 57-93, “The Mightiest Village: Geopolitics and Diplomacy in the Formosan Plains, 1623-1636.” In Pingpuzu qun yu Taiwan lishi wenhua lunwenji , eds Pan Inghai

Christine Woodhead

’s two accounts of the conquest. Th e first, in normal chronological sequence for January 1517, is silent on the massacre of the emirs and presents Tumanbay’s execution as a necessary public spectacle to prove that he was dead. Th e sec- ond account was added as commentary on a ‘violent altercation

Christian de Pee

shuju, 1981): 5.61; Zhang Lei 張耒 , Zhang Lei ji 張耒集 (twelfth cen- tury; Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, 1999): 1.1-3. On Grand Sacrifi ce, see also P. B. Ebrey, “Taking Out the Grand Carriage: Imperial Spectacle and the Visual Culture of Northern Song Kaifeng.” Asia Major, Th ird Series , 12 (1999): 33-65; Zito

Kim M. Phillips

(sight, spectacle) or theos (God) and– oros (one who sees)—the travel- er’s report of the world is distorted. He or she inevitably takes something of ‘home’ along on the journey. Euben pairs six Western and Muslim travel narratives—most purport- edly ‘true’, one avowedly fictional—in substantiation of her

A.F.L. Beeston

possibly in some instances conceal a fictive relationship by adoption. In the transitional period at the beginning of the later phase, there is even the remarkable spectacle of two sets of coregents belonging to different family groups simultaneously claiming to be kings of Saba and Dhu Raydan, as well as

Markus Vink

central administration’s control’ (253) of the Ava- and Amarapura-centered court. Charles Argo investigates the ‘puni- tive spectacle’ of the Ottoman devşirme or ‘child levy’ within the urban setting of the Balkan city as a locus of state-subject interaction and a ritual act that affirmed the center

Upendra Thakur

ordinary daily use. It presents a wonderful spectacle of a marching civilization from the age of stone to that of metal passing through the different phases of evolution and growth so characteristic of a dynamic society. The enumeration of exchange and barter system side by side with that of coinage in the

Rudi Matthee

religious classes were among those who performed in coffeehouses. This is cor- roborated by Gemelli Careri, who in 1694 entered one of Isfahan's cof- feehouses and observed the spectacle of a molla entertaining the assembled. The molla, he recounted sitting down without an upper vest and turban, very

Christian de Pee

潞公文集 , by Wen Yanbo 文彥博 . Ca. 1097. Siku quanshu edition. Luoyang jinshen jiuwen ji 洛陽搢紳舊聞記 , by Zhang Qixian 張齊賢 . 1001. Repr. Shang- hai: Jinbu shuju, n.d. Luoyang mudan ji 洛陽牡丹記 , by Ouyang Xiu 歐陽修 . 1030s. Congshu jicheng chubian edition. 67) Cf. Stephen H. West, “Spectacle, Ritual, and Social

Xavier De Planhol

certes li un spectacle bien diff6rent du paysage actuel, ou 1'on trouve difhcilement quelques pieds de vignes disperses dans les vergers de la ville. L'information peut nous paraitre d'ailleurs d'autant plus surpre- nante que le climat est-pontique, avec ses fortes precipitations r6par- ties sur toute I