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1800–1846

Katharine Ellis

in Interpreting the Musical Past: Early Music in Nineteenth Century France

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195365856
eISBN:
9780199867738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365856.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter begins with a discussion of the French museum concept, moving to an explanation of why the musical survivors from the ancien régime were all Italian or Italianate (mostly Pergolesi and ... More


1846–1878

Katharine Ellis

in Interpreting the Musical Past: Early Music in Nineteenth Century France

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195365856
eISBN:
9780199867738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365856.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on a period when the expansion of early music activity began to cause adverse comment: was it a reactionary threat to living composers? Developments in music publishing attest to ... More


1890–1911

Patrick McGilligan

in Fritz Lang: The Nature of the Beast

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676552
eISBN:
9781452948942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676552.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details Fritz Lang’s early life in Vienna, Austria, from 1890 to 1911. Topics covered include a background of his parents Anton and Paula Schlesinger Lang; his family’s conversion to ... More


1962: Continuities and discontinuities

Natalya Vince

in Our fighting sisters: Nation, memory and gender in Algeria, 1954-2012

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091070
eISBN:
9781781708675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091070.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter considers 1962 from two perspectives. Firstly, its symbolic importance, as the end of the war, the birth of a new Algeria, and what is, in many accounts, the beginning of the end – ... More


1964–1979

Jeremy Nuttall

in Psychological Socialism: The Labour Party and Qualities of Mind and Character, 1931 to the Present

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071645
eISBN:
9781781701539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071645.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that few, if any, of the Labour Party's leading politicians during the period 1964–1979 systematically applied the values of principle and intellect to politics, elevating them ... More


A “Christian Colony” in Singapore

Emily Conroy-Krutz

in Christian Imperialism: Converting the World in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453533
eISBN:
9781501701047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453533.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions' failed mission to Singapore and how its attempts to bring American methods into the British Empire sparked an ... More


| 1777–94 | 1777–94 A Childhood without Playing

Dan C. Christensen

in Hans Christian Ørsted: Reading Nature's Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669264
eISBN:
9780191748745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669264.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter is a narrative of his childhood in the provincial town of Rudkøbing, where his family owned a small pharmacy. He was educated together with his brother by a German wigmaker to become ... More


‘A common language of the spirit’: cultural awakenings and national belongings

Mary Chamberlain

in Empire and Nation-Building in the Caribbean: Barbados, 1937-66

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078767
eISBN:
9781781701997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078767.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the various cultural activities in colonial Barbados and the role played by them in forging a West Indian identity. Various societies such as Dan Blackett's Social Physical ... More


“A Few Thoughts in Vindication of Female Eloquence”: The Case for the Education of Republican Women

A. Kristen Foster

in Children and Youth in a New Nation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757420
eISBN:
9780814759851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757420.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter looks at how the founders and students at the Philadelphia Young Ladies' Academy engaged in a lively debate about the extent to which girls—who would soon be young women and ... More


“A Generation Stopped in Its Tracks”

Marjorie Heins

in Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790519
eISBN:
9780814744642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790519.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the later adventures of some of the major players in the story that began with legal challenges to New York's Feinberg Law and anti-communist purges and ended with the Supreme ... More


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