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Rituals of royalty and the elaboration of ceremony in Oman: View from the edge

Abstract:

Ceremony and elaborate protocols are commonly associated with kingship, authority, and power. The pageantry associated with the British monarchy in its public ceremonials, for example, is imbued with a sense of an ancient past. Yet, these traditions are recent inventions derived from the late Victorian period. Traditions, particularly Western practices, are often made up, choreographed, and then formally instituted in a matter of a few years, rapidly gaining a sense of permanence. Sometimes e...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S002074380809048X

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
International Development
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Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Middle East Studies Journal website
Volume:
41
Issue:
1
Pages:
39-58
Publication date:
2009-02-05
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EISSN:
1471-6380
ISSN:
0020-7438
URN:
uuid:8f8345cd-80ae-43b3-a2d9-82fdbf5c4b01
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1411
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daisy:1411

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