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Rituals and Emotional Rejuvenation

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

in Convictions of the Soul: Religion Culture and Agency in the Central America Solidarity Movement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195169232
eISBN:
9780199835195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195169239.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Central American solidarity movement began to subside in the late 1980s as the countries in the region signed peace accords and military regimes lost power. However, there often remains a group ... More


Modernity and Its Discontents: Making and Unmaking the Bourgeois from Machiavelli to Bellow

Steven B. Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300198393
eISBN:
9780300220988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198393.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In this book, Steven Smith examines modernity as the site of a unique type of human being entirely unknown to the ancient and medieval worlds that is called the bourgeois. The characteristics and ... More


The Prospects for Survival from Conception to Childhood

Robert Woods

in Death before Birth: Fetal Health and Mortality in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199542758
eISBN:
9780191715358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542758.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter takes a biological-demographic perspective. It addresses a number of complex questions. What is the most likely age pattern of mortality risk between conception and age one? How might ... More


‘The Key to the Peace was the Guarantee of the Peace’: The Creation of the League, 1918–1919

Peter J. Yearwood

in Guarantee of Peace: The League of Nations in British Policy 1914-1925

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199226733
eISBN:
9780191710308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226733.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

At the Paris peace conference the British and Americans worked together in drafting the Covenant, which was largely based on the Phillimore plans. This was intended to be a precedent for ... More


Liberal Advocacy and Neoliberal Rule: On McCloskey’s Ambivalence

Stephen G. Engelmann

in Humanism Challenges Materialism in Economics and Economic History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226429588
eISBN:
9780226429618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226429618.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

In the twentieth century and beyond, market libertarians have consistently identified themselves with classical liberalism while contributing to the formation and justification of neoliberalism. They ... More


Rights, Liberty, and Equality

Jeremy Jennings

in Revolution and the Republic: A History of Political Thought in France since the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198203131
eISBN:
9780191728587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203131.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the framing and content of the Déclaration des de l’Homme et du Citoyen of 1789. It then shows how the discourse of rights, articulated by the likes of the ... More


The Antibourgeois Bourgeois Writer: The Rediscovery of Zweig in Communist China

Arnhilt Johanna Hoefle

in China's Stefan Zweig: The Dynamics of Cross-Cultural Reception

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824872083
eISBN:
9780824876852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872083.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Despite the author’s bourgeois class background and the subject matter of his writings, Stefan Zweig’s novellas were among the very few foreign-language works that were still published under Mao ... More


The Bohemian Grove and the Making of the Bourgeois-bohemian

in Bohemia in America, 1858-1920

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760836
eISBN:
9780804772549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760836.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The paradoxical Bohemian-Bourgeois of today allegedly reconciles prototypical bohemian desires for rebellion, personal liberation, play, and self-indulgence (“culture of consumption”) with bourgeois ... More


Constructing the House of Chouteau: St. Louis

Jay Gitlin

in The Bourgeois Frontier: French Towns, French Traders, and American Expansion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101188
eISBN:
9780300155761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101188.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

France's imperial officials and two ambitious merchants, Gilbert Antoine Maxent and Pierre de Laclède Liguest, were responsible for the creation of the city of St. Louis in Missouri. In 1763, Maxent ... More


Modernity in Question

Steven B. Smith

in Modernity and Its Discontents: Making and Unmaking the Bourgeois from Machiavelli to Bellow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300198393
eISBN:
9780300220988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198393.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In this introductory chapter, the author explores the definition and history of modernity as not merely a question of temporal horizons, but as a mentality that celebrates scientific progress, ... More


Hegel and the “Bourgeois-Christian World”

Steven B. Smith

in Modernity and Its Discontents: Making and Unmaking the Bourgeois from Machiavelli to Bellow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300198393
eISBN:
9780300220988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198393.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Hegel represents the apotheosis of the bourgeois world of early modernity in its confidence and optimism. His image of civil society, or burgerliche Gesellschaft, was the site of the rule of law, the ... More


Dissidence and Catholic Patriotism in Tianjin

Ernest P. Young

in Ecclesiastical Colony: China's Catholic Church and the French Religious Protectorate

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199924622
eISBN:
9780199332908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924622.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

The imbrication of China’s Catholic church in official French policies was newly brought to public view by struggles in the 1910s over an attempted expansion of the French concession in Tianjin into ... More


Stiffelio

Abramo Basevi

in The Operas of Giuseppe Verdi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226094915
eISBN:
9780226095073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226095073.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter analyzes Verdi's Stiffelio, first performed in November 1850 in Trieste, where it did not have the best of receptions. The libretto by Piave was taken from the drama Stifellius by Émile ... More


The Old Regime

Lindsay A. H. Parker

in Writing the Revolution: A French Woman's History in Letters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931026
eISBN:
9780199345700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931026.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, World Modern History

Chapter 1 explains Rosalie’s origins and her life under the Old Regime. It details her relationship with her husband, Marc-Antoine, and how their marriage was influenced by new ideas of companionship ... More


Wartime Ozu: Between Bourgeois Drama and National Policy Film

Woojeong Joo

in The Cinema of Ozu Yasujiro: Histories of the Everyday

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696321
eISBN:
9781474434775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696321.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with Ozu’s wartime works from the perspective of their continuing inquiry into the everyday as well as their relation to his postwar films so that they can be re-evaluated as a ... More


Conceptual

Tobias Rees

in Plastic Reason: An Anthropology of Brain Science in Embryogenetic Terms

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520288126
eISBN:
9780520963177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288126.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter presents anatomist Jean Pierre Bourgeois' remarks on the anatomical changes of the human brain, which can be observed on the level of the synapse. These changes are the expression of ... More


End of an Era

Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person

in St. Louis Rising: The French Regime of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038976
eISBN:
9780252096938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038976.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter reflects on Louis St. Ange de Bellerive's diplomatic work with various Indian tribes during his lifetime. From the time that St. Ange was stationed with his father at Fort St. Joseph ... More


Reenvisioning the Documentary Fact: On Saying and Showing in Wittgenstein Tractatus and Bourgeois Dictionary

Tyrus Miller

in Cinema's Alchemist: The Films of Péter Forgács

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648740
eISBN:
9781452945972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648740.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Péter Forgács’s two films Wittgenstein Tractatus and Bourgeois Dictionary. Both films utilize amateur film footage and stand out for their explicitly reflexive, metapoetic ... More


Molière and Textual Closure: Comedy-Ballet, 1661–1670

Mark Franko

in Dance as Text: Ideologies of the Baroque Body

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199794010
eISBN:
9780190241186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794010.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, Western

This chapter is devoted to the posterity of court ballet in Molière’s comedy-ballets. Far from being an original invention, Molière’s comedy-ballet is actually a reinterpretation of the burlesque in ... More


Bourgeois Islam and Muslims Without Mosques: Muslim Liberalism and Its Discontents in Indonesia

Carool Kersten

in Islam after Liberalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190851279
eISBN:
9780190943028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851279.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Within the context of Indonesia’s encounters with liberalism in late colonial and postcolonial times, this chapter examines Muslim discourses that are critical of both Western liberal ideology and ... More


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