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Community Architect: The Life and Vision of Clarence S. Stein

Kristin E. Larsen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702464
eISBN:
9781501706141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702464.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This biography of Clarence Samuel Stein comprehensively examines his built and unbuilt projects and his intellectual legacy as a proponent of the “Garden City” for a modern age. This examination of ... More


Conclusion

John Holmes

in Darwin's Bards: British and American Poetry in the Age of Evolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639403
eISBN:
9780748652174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639403.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter presents ‘Kew Gardens’ by the contemporary Scottish poet D. M. Black, a poem which captures both the need for a source of meaning that transcends scientific materialism and the potential ... More


The Classical Gardens of Shanghai

Shelly Bryant

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888208814
eISBN:
9789888313983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208814.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In The Classical Gardens of Shanghai, Shelly Bryant looks at five of Shanghai’s remaining classical gardens through their origins, changing fortunes, restorations, and links to a wider Chinese ... More


Mapping Atlantic City

Bryant Simon

in Boardwalk of Dreams: Atlantic City and the Fate of Urban America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167535
eISBN:
9780199789016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167535.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Atlantic City's residential geography reflected the segregration of local residents based on how much they made, where they came from, and what their racial and ethnic identity was. Like in most ... More


Shaw's Settings: Gardens and Libraries

Tony Jason Stafford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044989
eISBN:
9780813046747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044989.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Shaw’s Settings: Gardens and Libraries shows how Shaw enlists the powerful visual component of setting, specifically gardens and libraries, to add meaningful dimensions to the other dramatic ... More


The Poster Child of Girl Evangelists

Thomas A. Robinson and Lanette D. Ruff

in Out of the Mouths of Babes: Girl Evangelists in the Flapper Era

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199790876
eISBN:
9780199919192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790876.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Uldine Utley was the most famous of the girl evangelists of the 1920s, and she alone has received any attention of modern scholars—and that little more than in passing. Many other girls became ... More


Knowledge is Pleasure: Florence Ayscough in Shanghai

Lindsay Shen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139590
eISBN:
9789888180202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139590.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Knowledge is Pleasure is the biography of Florence Ayscough, one of the most respected interpreters of Chinese culture of the early 20th century. Born in Concession-era Shanghai, Ayscough developed ... More


Identities of Gods and Heroes: Athenian Garden Sanctuaries and Gendered Rites of Passage

Jan N. Bremmer and Andrew Erskine

in The Gods of Ancient Greece: Identities and Transformations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637980
eISBN:
9780748670758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637980.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Among the many places of worship that could be found in the territory of the city of Athens and its chôra during the classical period, several offer remarkable configurations of nature: the sanctuary ... More


Herodotus and his World: Essays from a Conference in Memory of George Forrest

Peter Derow and Robert Parker (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253746
eISBN:
9780191719745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253746.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book contains detailed studies of a number of individual passages and episodes (which always turn out to have wider ramifications for the understanding of Herodotus or for the history of the ... More


Jack o' Lantern 1917–18

Bruce Vermazen

in That Moaning Saxophone: The Six Brown Brothers and the Dawning of a Musical Craze

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195372182
eISBN:
9780199864140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372182.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

In 1917, records by other saxophone ensembles (the Saxo Sextette and Wilbur Sweatman and His Jass Band) entered into competition with the Six Brown Brothers' Victors, and four solo sides by Fred ... More


Tip Top

Bruce Vermazen

in That Moaning Saxophone: The Six Brown Brothers and the Dawning of a Musical Craze

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195372182
eISBN:
9780199864140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372182.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

From the summer of 1920 until that of 1923, the Six Brown Brothers mostly worked in a new Fred Stone/C. B. Dillingham musical, Tip Top, on Broadway in 1920-21 and on the road in 1921-23. Theresa ... More


Western Suburbs

M. A. Aldrich

in The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097773
eISBN:
9789882207585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097773.003.0046
Subject:
History, Asian History

On the West Straight Gate Avenue, there is a relic from the time of paramount Russian influence in China. The Peking Exhibition Hall was originally constructed in 1954 as the Soviet Exhibition Hall. ... More


Economic Equality, Racial Erasure: The Spatial and Cultural Interventions of Federal Public Works Agencies

Ocean Howell

in Making the Mission: Planning and Ethnicity in San Francisco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226141398
eISBN:
9780226290287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290287.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

As the Mission District suffered through the Great Depression, a number of New Deal agencies intervened to invest in infrastructure. The Mission hosted major projects from the Works Progress ... More


Settings of the Poetry of Stefan George: Opp. 10, 14, and 15

Bryan R. Simms

in The Atonal Music of Arnold Schoenberg 1908–1923

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195128260
eISBN:
9780199848843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128260.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

Schoenberg began to write atonal music in a series of songs and songlike works composed from 1907 to 1909 to the poetry of Stefan George. His discovery in 1907 of the musical stimulation inherent in ... More


‘Uncontrolled’ Situations: Direct Cinema

Jeffrey Geiger

in American Documentary Film: Projecting the Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621477
eISBN:
9780748670796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621477.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 6 investigates a key ‘revolution’ in US documentary production, direct cinema. Direct cinema was not only a case of remediation, but brought with it a whole system of beliefs (variously ... More


The Oasis of Neot Smadar: An Overview

Ariel Glucklich

in Everyday Mysticism: A Contemplative Community at Work in the Desert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300212099
eISBN:
9780300231373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212099.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter surveys the physical environment of the community and also looks at its economics, social organization and system of governance.


Introduction: Shanghai’s Gardens in Context

Shelly Bryant

in The Classical Gardens of Shanghai

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888208814
eISBN:
9789888313983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208814.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Conventional wisdom in the Chinese classical gardening tradition says that it takes 300 years to build a garden. The appreciation of a garden is likewise not something that happens in a short space ... More


Zuibaichi: A Historical Perspective

Shelly Bryant

in The Classical Gardens of Shanghai

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888208814
eISBN:
9789888313983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208814.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Enjoying a history of more than 900 years, Songjiang is quite rightfully proud of the esteem that all things ancient can lay claim to in China. In keeping with this mindset, the classical garden ... More


Qushui Yuan: Space and Text

Shelly Bryant

in The Classical Gardens of Shanghai

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888208814
eISBN:
9789888313983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208814.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Established in 1745 during the Qianlong period (1736–1795) of the Qing Dynasty, Qushui Yuan (曲水园‎, ‘Garden of Meandering Waters’), in the city's Qingpu District, served as a resting place for guests ... More


Guyi Yuan: Revival, Restoration, and Expansion

Shelly Bryant

in The Classical Gardens of Shanghai

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888208814
eISBN:
9789888313983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208814.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

The earliest gardens in Nanxiang were built during the Song dynasty. With Hangzhou serving as the capital during the Southern Song (1127–1279), the Jiangnan area became known for its gardens at this ... More


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