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Lord and Shepherd of the Water

Michael Peppard

in The World's Oldest Church: Bible, Art, and Ritual at Dura-Europos, Syria

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300213997
eISBN:
9780300216516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300213997.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter first combines two upper-panel scenes thought to represent Jesus Christ with a third over the font: the walking on the water with Simon Peter; the healing of a paralytic; and the ... More


Writing

Nancy Shoemaker

in A Strange Likeness: Becoming Red and White in Eighteenth-Century North America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167924
eISBN:
9780199788996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167924.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

American Indians and Europeans kept records of their international agreements in tangible form: wampum belts, calumet pipes, or eagle feathers among eastern Indians, and among Europeans, written ... More


Wildness: The Phenomenology of Freedom

Jonathan McKenzie

in The Political Thought of Henry David Thoreau: Privatism and the Practice of Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166308
eISBN:
9780813166384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166308.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Thoreau’s use of wildness as a political-theoretical category is often misunderstood as an effort to uncover a deeper engagement with the political. This chapter argues that wildness instead ... More


Better Off Dead: The Evolution of the Zombie as Post-Human

Deborah Christie and Sarah Juliet Lauro (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234462
eISBN:
9780823241255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234462.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

The zombie is ubiquitous in popular culture: from comic books to video games, to internet applications and homemade films, zombies are all around us. Investigating the zombie from an ... More


Place and mobility

Melanie Tebbutt

in Being Boys: Youth, Leisure and Identity in the Inter-war Years

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719066139
eISBN:
9781781704097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066139.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 7 enters a very different performance space, that of thestreet and the part that the ‘largely taken for granted world’ of walking played in the formation of adolescent masculinity. ... More


Conservation: Then and Now

Dale F. Lott

in American Bison: A Natural History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233386
eISBN:
9780520930742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233386.003.0024
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

Andy Hodge was the first superintendent of the National Bison Range, the first refuge created specifically to prevent wild bison from becoming extinct. Conservation then was mostly a matter of making ... More


Reel Violence: Popular Culture and Concerns about Capital Punishment in Contemporary American Society

Roberta M Harding

in Law and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199272235
eISBN:
9780191699603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272235.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines how popular culture might have contributed towards the shift in the public's attitude towards death penalty sentencing and execution patterns in the United States. It analyses ... More


America’s Chinatown: Choreographing Illegible Collectivity

SanSan Kwan

in Kinesthetic City: Dance and Movement in Chinese Urban Spaces

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199921515
eISBN:
9780199980390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921515.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This final chapter explores, first, the experience of walking in Chinatown in order to understand the site as not an isolated ethnic enclave, but a diverse, constantly fluctuating, contended space ... More


Shanghai’s Public Screen Culture: Local and Coeval

Chris Berry

in Ambient Screens and Transnational Public Spaces

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208920
eISBN:
9789888313839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208920.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines local specificity of Shanghai’s public screen culture to contest conceptualisations of public space as subject to the homogenizing effect of globalisation. Berry examines two ... More


Crossing the Bridge

Paul Kincaid

in Iain M. Banks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041013
eISBN:
9780252099564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041013.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter considers the early career of Iain Banks, covering his childhood, his meeting with Ken MacLeod, the shaping of their ideas about science fiction, his university career and his early, ... More


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