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Reformation Legacy: Catholic Buildings and Protestant Worship

Nigel Yates

in Buildings, Faith, and Worship

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198270133
eISBN:
9780191683916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270133.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The inevitable consequence of the Reformation in those parts of Europe where reform was carried out as a matter of state policy was that the existing churches had to be adapted to new liturgical ... More


Inaricho¯ in the Low City: Im-practical Worldly Benefits

Heine Steven

in Sacred High City, Sacred Low City: A Tale of Religious Sites in Two Tokyo Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195386202
eISBN:
9780199918362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386202.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The final chapter investigates the role played by butsudan shops concentrated on the main street in the Shitamachi neighborhood of Inarichō as seen in their relation to other important sacred, ... More


Women, Culture, and the Church: Memorials, Cemeteries, and Music

Elizabeth Hayes Turner

in Women, Culture, and Community: Religion and Reform in Galveston, 1880–1920

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086881
eISBN:
9780199854578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086881.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on how women used to memorialize family and friends through musical instruments, decorative furnishings and stained glass such as what Mollie Ragan Macgill Rosenberg did. She ... More


: An Historical Survey of Plymouth Colony

John Demos

in A Little Commonwealth: Family Life in Plymouth Colony

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195128901
eISBN:
9780199853960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128901.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the family of the Pilgrims in Plymouth Colony. It explains the reasons for undertaking this study and discusses the ... More


Furnishings

John Demos

in A Little Commonwealth: Family Life in Plymouth Colony

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195128901
eISBN:
9780199853960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128901.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the furnishings of the Pilgrims settlers in Plymouth Colony during the Old Colony period. The households of Plymouth varied along a wide range with respect to the possession of ... More


Establishing the Embassy Abroad

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/9780199693757.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at where the ambassador lodged abroad and the way in which he turned a private house into an embassy. With the increasing numbers of diplomats and their lengthening stays abroad, ... More


Procurement and Display

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/9780199693757.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Fine art was only one area of luxury consumption: clothes, coaches, textiles, and interior furnishings were generally much more expensive than paintings, and highly sought after. English diplomats ... More


The Connoisseurial Adviser: Matthew Prior, 1664–1721

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/9780199693757.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

The cultural activities of Matthew Prior demonstrate that, far from being a privileged occupation of high-ranking diplomats, collecting was a widespread phenomenon in the diplomatic service and ... 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


Kinship

Lawrence A. Cunningham

in Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170048
eISBN:
9780231538695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170048.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter examines the advantages and challenges of family businesses through the experiences of the following Berkshire companies: Nebraska Furniture Mart Inc., RC Willey Home Furnishings, Star ... More


Rooms to a Teen’s Tastes

Jason Reid

in Get Out of My Room!: A History of Teen Bedrooms in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226409214
eISBN:
9780226409351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226409351.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 5 looks at the changes to teen room decor that emerged after the Second World War. Several trends are emphasized, including the growing spending power of teenagers, the means by which ... More


In Small Things Forgotten

Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person

in St. Louis Rising: The French Regime of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038976
eISBN:
9780252096938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038976.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes the daily lives of a broad spectrum of early St. Louis denizens—from the most humble to the most well-to-do—by focusing on their material possessions based on Charles-Joseph ... More


Green Stuff

Bruce R. Smith

in The Key of Green: Passion and Perception in Renaissance Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226763781
eISBN:
9780226763811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226763811.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

When Philip Howard came into his inheritance as 13th Earl of Arundel in 1580, he ordered a full inventory of the contents of Arundel Castle in Sussex to be drawn up. The castle's furnishings ranged ... More


Furniture

Renata Ago

in Gusto for Things: A History of Objects in Seventeenth-Century Rome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226010571
eISBN:
9780226008387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226008387.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines furniture ownership of people in seventeenth-century Rome. The analysis of Roman inventories reveals that Romans had a name or designation for every room in the house and that ... More


Furnishings and Clothing

Renata Ago

in Gusto for Things: A History of Objects in Seventeenth-Century Rome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226010571
eISBN:
9780226008387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226008387.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines the furnishings and clothing of people in seventeenth-century Rome. It analyzes the inventories of tableware, kitchenware, household linens, and clothing and discusses the ... More


The Decoration of the Baths of Caracalla

Maryl B. Gensheimer

in Decoration and Display in Rome's Imperial Thermae: Messages of Power and their Popular Reception at the Baths of Caracalla

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190614782
eISBN:
9780190614805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190614782.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Chapter 2 explores various antiquarian, archaeological, and art historical evidence in order to reconstruct the decorative program of the Baths of Caracalla to the fullest extent possible, given the ... More


House and Home

Abigail Brundin, Deborah Howard, and Mary Laven

in The Sacred Home in Renaissance Italy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198816553
eISBN:
9780191853746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816553.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Early Modern History

Households in Renaissance Italy varied greatly in size and composition. This chapter introduces the idea of home as a social unit and considers this in relation to its physical characteristics, size, ... More


Between Catholic Idolatry and Calvinist Iconoclasm: Images and Confessional Identity in the Sixteenth Century

Bridget Heal

in A Magnificent Faith: Art and Identity in Lutheran Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198737575
eISBN:
9780191800993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737575.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 2 analyses the role that images played in the theological controversies of the later sixteenth century. It opens with an investigation of Lutheran church furnishings during the mid-sixteenth ... More


Introduction

Jelena Bogdanović

in The Framing of Sacred Space: The Canopy and the Byzantine Church

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190465186
eISBN:
9780190465209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465186.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The introduction outlines the broader archeological, visual, and literary evidence for canopies in the Byzantine ecclesiastical tradition and presents the importance of studies of canopies from ... More


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