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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


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


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


American Sunshine: Diseases of Darkness and the Quest for Natural Light

Daniel Freund

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226262819
eISBN:
9780226262833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226262833.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the second half of the nineteenth century, American cities began to go dark. Hulking new buildings overspread blocks, pollution obscured the skies, and glass and smog screened out the ... 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


Hong Kong Screenscapes:: An Introduction

Esther M. K. Cheung, Gina Marchetti, and Tan See-Kam

in Hong Kong Screenscapes: From the New Wave to the Digital Frontier

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028566
eISBN:
9789882206991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028566.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book situates Hong Kong's independent spirit within the context of global mediascapes. Hong Kong's wealth of art films, documentaries, experimental productions, digital arts, and videos ... More


Stealing into Gilles Deleuze's Baroque House

Hélène Frichot

in Deleuze and Space

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618743
eISBN:
9780748671762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618743.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter constructs the conceptual persona of ‘pickpocket’ to describe the architect, deliberately setting aside those personae we are more familiar with – architect as demiurge, engineer, and so ... More


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