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4 Thatôn (Sudhuim), an Imagined Center [chapter]

2020 The Mists of Rāmañña  
It was only then that the inclusive narrative turned into a nationally contested one. But this was the modern world reinterpreting the local narrative to fit its own purposes.  ...  This is a local variation of the cakravartin's disk-spinning that conquers the world. It was only after Narapatisithu's tour that he founded the city called Motamo (Muttama). Leaving a myosa (lit.  ... 
doi:10.1515/9780824874414-005 fatcat:til4f5befbg3hczizopgy246ze

The mists of Ramanna: the legend that was lower Burma

2006 ChoiceReviews  
University of Singapore), all of whom listened politely and patiently to the "Mists of Rämañña" whenever I managed to corral them instead of running away in terror.  ...  The first section of the published text deals with the beginning of the world system, its eras, and the many dispensations of the Buddha.  ...  In any case, it is not the same as the first part of the Maha Yazawinthit (that is, no. 2089) for the reasons given.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.43-4828 fatcat:5zrepwtbaffx3n6mdjgptqkzse

Selfhood as Otherness: Constructing English Identity in the Elisabethan Age

Carlo Ginzburg
So that it is but the clowds gathered about our owne iudgment that makes us thinke all other ages wrapt up in mists, and the great distance betwixt us, that causes us to imagine men so farre off, to be  ...  Puttenham's vivid words deserve to be quoted in full: "It appeareth that our vulgar running Poesie was common to all the nations of the world besides, whom the Latines and Greekes in speciali called barbarous  ... 
doi:10.12681/historein.110 fatcat:lejo7kc3wzeyvb7mn6si7h3z4e

Embodiment of Ancestral Spirits, the Social Interface, and Ritual Ceremonies: Construction of the Shamanic Landscape among the Daur in North China

Feng Qu
2021 Religions  
Through examinations and observations of Daur and other Indigenous shamanic rituals in Northeast China, this paper argues that the human construction of the shamanic landscape brings humans, other-than-humans  ...  The case study in this paper is on the Daur (as well as the Evenki, Buriat, and Bargu Mongols) in Hulun Buir, Northeast China.  ...  Therefore, the more students that a shaman has, the larger the mokon circle of the senior shaman is.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rel12080567 fatcat:skanhx3ksvefzhft4h4mfu4obu

Representation of an Absent Space: Construction of the United States and New York in 1950s and 1960s Czech Travel Writing

Mirna Šolić
2015 Journeys: The International Journal of Travel & Travel Writing  
to depict a trajectory from the representation of a strictly bipolar world in political reportage from the early 1950s, to its subversion in the travel writing of the 1960s.  ...  colonies in the developing world.  ...  Research undertaken for this article at the University of Toronto was generously supported by a research grant awarded by The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland.  ... 
doi:10.3167/jys.2015.160204 fatcat:b6pylu457bguvjpfwpr4r3ac6e

Constructing the criollo archive: subjects of knowledge in the Bibliotheca Mexicana and the Rusticatio Mexicana

2001 ChoiceReviews  
artifacts. 18 This emphasis on human constructive action, and the reaction of awe that its products inspire in the poet, sets in motion the dialectical interaction of artifice and materiality that will  ...  Mesa: Still more you ought to have said that one and the other must be raised up with more honor for being the first who, with the gleam of wisdom, will free the New World from the mist of ignorance in  ...  of the inhabitants of the New World (Celestina's Brood 156-67; 164-66). 13.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.38-4628 fatcat:h6nn2rxv6bbynbg7hh3tfcjrcu

NASA's first ground-based Galactic Cosmic Ray Simulator: Enabling a new era in space radiobiology research

Lisa C. Simonsen, Tony C. Slaba, Peter Guida, Adam Rusek, Tom Misteli
2020 PLoS Biology  
will continue to pose the most significant health risks especially as lunar missions increase in duration and as NASA sets its aspirations on Mars.  ...  Characterization and mitigation of these risks requires a significant reduction in the large biological uncertainties of chronic (low-dose rate) heavy-ion exposures and the validation of countermeasures  ...  Simulations performed with the Geant4 toolkit were based largely on examples provided with the toolkit along with standard definitions of fluence and dose in Monte Carlo simulations.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.3000669 pmid:32428004 fatcat:qur7wgvrkrevxgxdi7vfqzmlwu

Cultural analysis in three indigenous productive organizations from an interpretive-symbolic perspective

Oscar I. Vásquez-Rivera
2017 Cuadernos de Administración  
Colombian organizations that have been designed and developed from native perspectives and grounded in the ancient cultures of the country.  ...  Additionally, most of these studies are oriented towards considering Colombian organizations within modern westernized contexts as the unit of analysis, leaving out of the scientific discussion, the traditional  ...  the care of nature or to the work carried out in family with the traditional garden would be lost or transformed.  ... 
doi:10.25100/cdea.v33i57.4467 fatcat:w7dzv4rrmfcsdm73kkvn2llbiq

Single Image Deraining: A Comprehensive Benchmark Analysis [article]

Siyuan Li, Iago Breno Araujo, Wenqi Ren, Zhangyang Wang, Eric K. Tokuda, Roberto Hirata Junior, Roberto Cesar-Junior, Jiawan Zhang, Xiaojie Guo, Xiaochun Cao
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Experiments on the dataset shed light on the comparisons and limitations of state-of-the-art deraining algorithms, and suggest promising future directions.  ...  We present a comprehensive study and evaluation of existing single image deraining algorithms, using a new large-scale benchmark consisting of both synthetic and real-world rainy images.This dataset highlights  ...  This work is supported in part by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 61802403) and CCF-DiDi GAIA (YF20180101). The work of Z.  ... 
arXiv:1903.08558v1 fatcat:qxxx4kj6inhofod7k5sufudpwq

Introduction: Postcolonial Nostalgia and the Threads of Empires

Giusi Russo
2020 Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies  
Boym is also sympathetic towards the nostalgic who longs "for continuity in a fragmented world" (Boym xiv); his/her present desire for a constructed continuity is also irresponsible, because there is no  ...  In her essay the worst nostalgic is the American who from his/her armchair longs for a constructed and prepackaged South Africa that is both progressive (because of its claim to have "ended" apartheid)  ... 
doi:10.5744/jcps.2019.1001 fatcat:k2cnq75a6zax7kf4pdrrzlusgi

Magic: the Gathering is as Hard as Arithmetic [article]

Stella Biderman
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Our paper builds upon the construction that Churchill, Biderman, and Herrick (2019) used to show that this problem was at least as hard as the halting problem.  ...  In this paper we show that the "mate-in-n" problem for Magic is Δ^0_n-hard and that optimal play in two-player Magic is non-arithmetic in general.  ...  in Magic: the Gathering.  ... 
arXiv:2003.05119v1 fatcat:ieb7sumjzvekhguvwrga7gr4a4

DRD-Net: Detail-recovery Image Deraining via Context Aggregation Networks [article]

Sen Deng, Mingqiang Wei, Jun Wang, Luming Liang, Haoran Xie, Meng Wang
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Third, benefiting from the SDCAB, we construct a detail repair network to encourage the lost details to return for eliminating image degradations.  ...  Both quantitative and qualitative comparisons show that our approach outperforms the state-of-the-art deraining methods in terms of the deraining robustness and detail accuracy.  ...  Test on Real-world Datasets In order to validate the practicability of our DRD-Net, we visually evaluate its performance on a series of real-world rainy images in Figs. 9-15 .  ... 
arXiv:1908.10267v2 fatcat:wintptnvsfhgxpokbb7ouwalhm

Art, Ecology and Art Education: Locating Art Education in a Critical Place-based Pedagogy

Mark A. Graham
2007 Studies in art education  
It creates a space to examine cultural constructions about place, nature and wilderness .  ...  The class considered artist Kathy Pendergast's Emotional Atlas of World (1999), including a work called Lost (1999) that identifies only those places in the United States with names that include the word  ... 
doi:10.1080/00393541.2007.11650115 fatcat:ujzs3ltjjzewzodv356yxu25ku

Architectural Drawing as Depiction and Proposal

Martha Abbott
1988 Oz  
the world in terms of its own medium.  ...  The work of art-the poem, the drawing, the dance -creates a world of its own in terms of its own medium and its own making.  ... 
doi:10.4148/2378-5853.1161 fatcat:frlfuhvzmbay7boyhcpci3tzza

Architectural Drawing as Depiction and Proposal

Martha Abbott
1988 Oz  
the world in terms of its own medium.  ...  The work of art-the poem, the drawing, the dance -creates a world of its own in terms of its own medium and its own making.  ... 
doi:10.4148/0888-7802.1161 fatcat:h2zargk2vnf7bo2prec52px7lm
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