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…


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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…


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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…


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