Agents of Transculturation - Border-Crossers, Mediators, Go-Betweens

von: Sebastian Jobs, Gesa Mackenthun

Waxmann Verlag GmbH, 2013

ISBN: 9783830980025 , 317 Seiten

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Agents of Transculturation - Border-Crossers, Mediators, Go-Betweens


 

Buchtitel

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Contents

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Introduction

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CULTURAL BROKERS IN THE MIDDLE AGES AND EARLY MODERN PERIOD

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CHAPTER ONE Mediterranean Divides and Connections: The Role of Dragomans as Cultural Brokers

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CHAPTER TWO Yuhanna al-Asad, or the Language of Exile

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CHAPTER THREE Hurons, Iroquoians, French Agents and Processes of Transculturation in Seventeenth-Century New France

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AGENTS AND NETWORKS IN THE AGE OF EXPANSION

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CHAPTER FOUR Uneasy Trust Relations, Transcultural Encounters, and Social Change – Diasporas in Early Modern Europe

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CHAPTER FIVE Religion, Political Loyalty, and Identity: French and Egyptian Perceptions of Süleyman Pasa Sève (1788–1860)

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CHAPTER SIX Pirate Science, Coastal Knowledge: Chorographies of the American Isthmus in the Late Seventeenth Century

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CROSS-CULTURAL AGENCY AND AMBIVALENT IDENTITY IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY

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CHAPTER SEVEN “The Greatest Genius that I Had Met in Europe”: The Strange Case of Joseph Jenkins

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CHAPTER EIGHT Ka Hoku o Osiania: Promoting the Hawaiian Kingdom as a Model for Political Transformation in Nineteenth-Century Oceania

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AGENTS OF RELIGIOUS TRANSFORMATION

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CHAPTER NINE Catalysts of Concealed Change: Channappa Uttangi and Theophil Opokuas Go-Betweens in Local Interaction with the ‘Exotic’ Basel Mission

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CHAPTER TEN Conflict Transformation with Religious Dimensions: Three Case Studies of Transcultural Mediation

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NATIVE INFORMANTS, CLANDESTINE JOURNALISTS AND THE POLITICS OF DISCOURSE

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CHAPTER ELEVEN Across the Tropic Line: Reporters and Spies in Cubain Times of Strife

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CHAPTER TWELVE “Mínyin .yíni bial piabúni whiteman? – Why don’t you [learn to] speaklike a whiteman?”: The Politics of Remembering the Dawes/Patyegarang Encounter

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CHAPTER THIRTEEN A “Tropical Papageno”: Claude Lévi-Strauss and Roberto Ipureuin Mato Grosso, Brazil

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Contributors

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