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Silent Music: Medieval Song and the Construction of History in Eighteenth-Century Spain

Susan Boynton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199754595
eISBN:
9780199918850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754595.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book demonstrates the singular importance of medieval music in an eighteenth-century vision of Spanish culture and national identity. From 1750 to 1755, the Jesuit Andrés Marcos Burriel ... More


Engineering the Andes, Nationalizing Natural Disaster

Mark Carey

in In the Shadow of Melting Glaciers: Climate Change and Andean Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195396065
eISBN:
9780199775682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396065.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1950, the Los Cedros glacial lake outburst flood destroyed the nearly constructed Cañón del Pato hydroelectric facility. President Manuel Odría responded by creating the Control Commission of ... More


The Story of Vanishing Water Towers

Mark Carey

in In the Shadow of Melting Glaciers: Climate Change and Andean Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195396065
eISBN:
9780199775682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396065.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Concerns about declining water supplies from glaciers have become a critical concern with global warming, especially in the Andes where large desert cities rely on glacier runoff for water. In the ... More


The Risk of Neoliberal Glaciers

Mark Carey

in In the Shadow of Melting Glaciers: Climate Change and Andean Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195396065
eISBN:
9780199775682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396065.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Neoliberal reforms during the 1990s transformed natural resource access and environmental management worldwide. In Peru, hydroelectricity privatization allowed Duke Energy to consolidate control over ... More


German Jews and Figurative Art: Appreciation and Reservation

Joseph Shatzmiller

in Cultural Exchange: Jews, Christians, and Art in the Medieval Marketplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156996
eISBN:
9781400846092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156996.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter briefly reviews the art history from 1230–1450 CE in order to better understand the cultural profile of the rabbi, and to evaluate the contribution of the wall paintings in his house as ... More


The First Factor: Spatial Dynamics

Richard Kieckhefer

in Theology in Stone: Church Architecture From Byzantium to Berkeley

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195154665
eISBN:
9780199835676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154665.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The kinetic dynamism of a classic sacramental church, with its longitudinal space for processions, is exemplified by the design and the use of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome. The tendency of ... More


The Fourth Factor: Symbolic Resonance

Richard Kieckhefer

in Theology in Stone: Church Architecture From Byzantium to Berkeley

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195154665
eISBN:
9780199835676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154665.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

A church that is rich in symbolic associations conveys a strong sense of sacrality—the presence of the holy within the sacred. Different forms of symbolic association in the classic sacramental ... More


Of what happened to Master Francisco de Santa Ana, resident of Tirana, suburb of Seville, and to others with him on a ship from these parts bound for Spain with a great quantity of gold and silver; and how they miraculously escaped.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0020
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter describes what happened to Master Francisco de Santa Ana, resident of Tirana, suburb of Seville, and to others with him on a ship from Hispaniola bound for Spain with a great quantity of ... More


Alfonso X in the Age of Ferdinand VI: Copying the Cantigas de Santa Maria

Susan Boynton

in Silent Music: Medieval Song and the Construction of History in Eighteenth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199754595
eISBN:
9780199918850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754595.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter addresses the cultural meaning of the copy Palomares made in 1755 of the Toledo codex of the Cantigas de Santa Maria (now in the Biblioteca Nacional in Madrid), a thirteenth- century ... More


The Economy as an Evolving Complex System, III: Current Perspectives and Future Directions

Lawrence E. Blume and Steven N. Durlauf (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162592
eISBN:
9780199850495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162592.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Derived from the 2001 Santa Fe Institute Conference, “The Economy as an Evolving Complex System III,” represents scholarship from the figures in the area of economics and complexity. The subject, a ... More


With God on Our Side: The Struggle for Workers' Rights in a Catholic Hospital

Adam D. Reich

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450662
eISBN:
9780801464188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450662.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

When unions undertake labor organizing campaigns, they often do so from strong moral positions, contrasting workers’ rights to decent pay or better working conditions with the more venal financial ... More


Prosocial Emotions

Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis

in The Economy as an Evolving Complex System, III: Current Perspectives and Future Directions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162592
eISBN:
9780199850495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162592.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter argues that one can understand the evolution of emotions such as guilt and shame as mechanisms that facilitate social cooperation. As such, emotions evolved because of their reproductive ... More


The Relevance of Non-Investment Treaty Obligations in Assessing Compensation

Lahra Liberti

in Human Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578184
eISBN:
9780191722561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578184.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter explores whether and to what extent a measure adopted by the State in the furtherance of international obligations other than those provided for in the investment treaty bears any ... More


The Gathering of Traditions: The Reciprocal Alliance of History, Ecology, Health, and Community among the Contemporary Chumash

Julianne Cordero

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Today, one of the most pernicious stumbling blocks on the path to greater individual and community health in Chumash country is an assumption held by many that (largely non-Indian) social scientists ... More


Redeemer of America: Rosa de Lima (1586–l6l7)—The Dynamics of Identity and Canonization

Rosa De Lima

in Neither Saints Nor Sinners: Writing the Lives of Women in Spanish America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157239
eISBN:
9780199849680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157239.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the saint-making process of America's first saint, Rosa de Lima. Through a reconstruction of her life story as an ascetic third-order Dominican in Lima and an examination of her ... More


Caudillos in Spanish America 1800–1850

John Lynch

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198211358
eISBN:
9780191678189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198211358.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The caudillo of Spanish America was both regional chieftain and, in the turbulent years of the early nineteenth century, national leader. His power base rested on ownership of land and control of ... More


Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay

Debra S. Walker (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062792
eISBN:
9780813051758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062792.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The ancient Maya invested massive amounts of labor on road systems (sacbeob) for communication and trade, yet Chetumal Bay, situated between modern day Quintana Roo, Mexico, and Corozal District, ... More


The First Transatlantic Transfer: Spanish Migration to the New World, 1493–1810

NICOLÁS SÁNCHEZ-ALBORNOZ

in Europeans on the Move: Studies on European Migration 1500–1800

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204190
eISBN:
9780191676147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204190.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

While sailing back to Spain in December 1492, the flagship Santa Maria ran into the white coral reefs facing the coast of Hispaniola. Lacking space in the two remaining caravels of his fleet, ... More


The American Santa Claus

Penne L. Restad

in Christmas in America: A History

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109801
eISBN:
9780199854073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109801.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Indeed Christmas would not be Christmas if the most famous man in the Yuletide Season is not available to deliver gifts to children. This man is of course Santa Claus. This chapter discusses the ... More


Devoted to Death: Santa Muerte, the Skeleton Saint

R. Andrew Chesnut

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199764662
eISBN:
9780199932535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764662.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book offers a fascinating portrayal of Santa Muerte, a skeleton saint whose cult has attracted millions of devotees over the past decade. Although condemned by mainstream churches, this folk ... More


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