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The Status of the Artist

T. C. W. BLANNING

in The Culture of Power and the Power of Culture: Old Regime Europe 1660–1789

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227458
eISBN:
9780191678707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227458.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the pole position enjoyed by creative artists, such as painters, architects, musicians, and actors and actresses, during a time, around the 17th century, when culture placed a ... More


Venetian Influences: The Earl of Manchester, 1662–1722

Helen Jacobsen

in Luxury and Power: The Material World of the Stuart Diplomat, 1660-1714

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693757
eISBN:
9780191731976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693757.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Charles Montagu, fourth earl and later first duke of Manchester, displayed a connoisseurship that was shaped and informed by his experiences as a diplomat. He was a follower of French fashion, but ... More


Oxford Architecture, 1800–1914 *

Peter Howell

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0030
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

During the 19th and early 20th century, Oxford University was fortunate to have plentiful money to hire first-rate architects. It may seem more surprising that academic bodies, not generally reckoned ... More


Ubiquitous Display: The Earl of Strafford, 1672–1739

Helen Jacobsen

in Luxury and Power: The Material World of the Stuart Diplomat, 1660-1714

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693757
eISBN:
9780191731976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693757.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

By contrast with the other four men in these case studies, the earl of Strafford was never an arbiter of taste and was concerned only with following the latest fashions. Yet paradoxically it was by ... More


The Ascent of Globalisation

Harry Blustein

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992897
eISBN:
9781526104311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992897.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The ascent of globalisation captures the sweeping drama of postwar globalisation through intimate portraits of twenty of its key architects. These profiles provide insights into what inspired these ... More


The Decline of the Classical Orders

Daniel L. Purdy

in On the Ruins of Babel: Architectural Metaphor in German Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801476761
eISBN:
9780801460050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801476761.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter considers the question of whether or not architecture can be counted as an art or a science. Such an issue arose from a growing trend of skepticism for Renaissance theories of beauty. By ... More


Postsecular Faith: Toward a Religion of Service

Fred Dallmayr

in Integral Pluralism: Beyond Culture Wars

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125718
eISBN:
9780813135397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125718.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

William James presented his Gifford Lectures on The Varieties of Religious Experience in Edinburgh in 1901–1902. As concrete states of mind, made up of a feeling plus a specific sort of object, ... More


NHS Care Outside the NHS

CHRISTOPHER NEWDICK

in Who Should We Treat?: Rights, Rationing, and Resources in the NHS

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264186
eISBN:
9780191698927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264186.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Perhaps there is an “ideal” view of the NHS in which all the hospitals and staff that provide care, and the health authorities that purchase it, are public authorities each uniquely committed to the ... More


Architects of the Euro: Intellectuals in the Making of European Monetary Union

Kenneth Dyson and Ivo Maes (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198735915
eISBN:
9780191799860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735915.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

The book examines key intellectuals who were directly and actively involved in the process of designing a European monetary union that would be sustainable. Their role was distinguishable from that ... More


The Men Who Were Not There

Roger J. Porter

in Bureau of Missing Persons: Writing the Secret Lives of Fathers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449871
eISBN:
9780801460968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449871.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines three memoirs and a film that focus on fathers who were absent—literally and figuratively—from their children's lives: Paul Auster's The Invention of Solitude; Louise Steinman's ... More


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