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Performing the Reformation: Religious Festivals in Contemporary Wittenberg

Barry Stephenson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732753
eISBN:
9780199777310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732753.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

Over the past few decades, heritage tourism, pilgrimage routes, and public festivity have emerged as important resources shaping identities and channeling cultural flows in our global world. This ... More


Conclusion

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/9780198270133.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The desire to rid churches of box pews and appropriated or rented seats had received a strong measure of support in some ecclesiastical circles since at least 1820. The Church of England has recently ... More


Conclusion

Veronica Ortenberg

in The English Church and the Continent in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries: Cultural, Spiritual, and Artistic Exchanges

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198201595
eISBN:
9780191674945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201595.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. This work is a study of the European connections of the English Church. But the considerable role of the national heritage from the early Anglo-Saxon ... More


The Happy Valley: A History and Tour of the Hong Kong Cemetery

Ken Nicolson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028108
eISBN:
9789882207561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028108.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This history and tour highlights the need for urgent action to conserve the built and natural heritage resources of this important cultural landscape. The book challenges the reader to reconsider the ... More


Present and future trends: analytical strategies and problems

Gilberto Artioli

in Scientific Methods and Cultural Heritage: An introduction to the application of materials science to archaeometry and conservation science

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199548262
eISBN:
9780191723308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548262.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Present trends in the analytical characterization of cultural heritage materials are briefly reviewed, including the use of microbeams, portable instrumentation, non-invasive investigations, and ... More


Justice for Migrant Workers? The Case of Foreign Domestic Workers in Hong Kong and Singapore 1

Daniel A. Bell and Nicola Piper

in Multiculturalism in Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199277629
eISBN:
9780191603303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199277621.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The trend in Western liberal democracies is to extend to long-term residents most, if not all, the legal rights of citizens and improving their access to citizenship for immigrants and their ... More


Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China

Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028818
eISBN:
9789882207332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028818.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This work illustrates the relationship between one group of Singaporean Chinese and their ancestral village in Fujian, China. It explores the reasons why the Singaporean Chinese continue to maintain ... More


From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the Heritage of Empire, c.1800–1940

Astrid Swenson and Peter Mandler (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265413
eISBN:
9780191760464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265413.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

What was the effect of the British empire on the cultures and civilizations of the peoples over whom it ruled? This book takes a novel approach to this important and controversial subject by ... More


Sibylline Sisters: Virgil's Presence in Contemporary Women's Writing

Fiona Cox

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199582969
eISBN:
9780191731198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582969.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The history of Virgil and his receptions is long and varied. His 20th-century career transformed his appearance as an anaemic imitator of Homer into the ‘Father of the West’, speaking above all for ... More


Interpreting the Musical Past: Early Music in Nineteenth Century France

Katharine Ellis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195365856
eISBN:
9780199867738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365856.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

What did it mean for French musicians to sing Handel's choral music in the 1870s, to defend the operas of Lully and Rameau against hostile criticism, or to vote for Palestrina, alongside plainchant, ... More


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