Tag: Sacrifice

Merav Shohet on her book, Silence and Sacrifice

| , May 3rd, 2021

Interview by Annemarie Samuels https://www.ucpress.edu/book/9780520379381/silence-and-sacrifice Annemarie Samuels: When you first started considering doing ethnographic research in Vietnam,…

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Compassion and sacrifice during COVID-19 by Felix Stein

Felix Stein , May 25th, 2020

COVID-19 highlights the limits of compassion and the need for sacrifice in contemporary capitalism Compassion with the leader When the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was hospitalized over…


The Sacrificial Puppies of the Shang Dynasty

Joshua Rapp Learn , April 16th, 2019

[no-caption] Kazuo Honzawa/Getty Images During the last centuries of China’s Shang dynasty, which lasted from 1600 B.C. to 1050 B.C., ritual sacrifice was a well-oiled cultural phenomenon…


The Chinese History That Is Written in Bone

Christina Cheung , January 23rd, 2018

These “oracle bone” fragments, some of which show an ancient Chinese script, are housed at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. The pieces here are just a tiny…