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The young politician

Douglas M. MacDowell

in Demosthenes the Orator

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199287192
eISBN:
9780191713552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287192.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses Demosthenes' political speeches of the years 353-348 BC. In For the Megalopolitans, he argues that it is not only advantageous to Athens but also morally right to support ... More


Memoirs of Roads: Calcutta from Colonial Urbanization to Global Modernization

Sumanta Banerjee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199468102
eISBN:
9780199087471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468102.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This book is an attempt to understand a city through its roads. It explores the origins and development of three important roads of Calcutta (now renamed as Kolkata) from the pre-British colonial era ... More


Drawing São Paulo: The Graphic Fiction of Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá

David William Foster

in São Paulo: Perspectives on the City and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036656
eISBN:
9780813038445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036656.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Graphic humor and narrative are particularly modern cultural genres, and their content, format, and parameters of legibility are characteristically urban: the material details of the cityscape are ... More


Films by Day and Films by Night in São Paulo

David William Foster

in São Paulo: Perspectives on the City and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036656
eISBN:
9780813038445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036656.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Approximately 18,000 films have been produced in Brazil in 110 years of filmmaking, but it is not clear how many of them were devoted to São Paulo. Nevertheless, São Paulo is an important venue for ... More


Days and Nights at the Copan: Regina Rheda's Arca Sem Noé

David William Foster

in São Paulo: Perspectives on the City and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036656
eISBN:
9780813038445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036656.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Regina Rheda relates individual lives to one of the great architectural icons of São Paulo, the Edifício Copan. If the 1927 Edifício Martinelli is the signature building of early Brazilian modernism, ... More


Cyborgs, Cities, and Celluloid: Memory Machines in Two Latin American Cyborg Films

Geoffrey Kantaris

in Latin American Cyberculture and Cyberliterature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310614
eISBN:
9781846313462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313462.004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter analyses a key figure of cyberculture — the cyborg — and its manifestation in two recent Latin American films. It demonstrates how the cyborg functions as a microcosm of the cultural ... More


The Mid-urban Realm

Nicholas A. Phelps

in Interplaces: An Economic Geography of the Inter-urban and International Economies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199668229
eISBN:
9780191748684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668229.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter continues with the contribution of the suburban matrix to the economies of many nations. The term suburb is one that is imbued with the stasis associated with dwelling in a place and yet ... More


Artemis Lykoatis and the bones of Arkas: Sanctuaries and territoriality

Björn Forsén

in Hellenistic Sanctuaries: Between Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199654130
eISBN:
9780191814747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654130.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Recent excavations at Agia Paraskevi of Arachamitai in central Arkadia have revealed the sanctuary of Artemis Lykoatis, mentioned by Pausanias at the foot of the Mainalian mountain. Close by was the ... More


Conclusion: Towards a Future Megalopolis?1

Sumanta Banerjee

in Memoirs of Roads: Calcutta from Colonial Urbanization to Global Modernization

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199468102
eISBN:
9780199087471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468102.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

The final chapter looks at the changing role of the road, and the new shape that it assumes (in the form of flyovers, expressways, etc.) in the current project of urbanization in Kolkata. In the era ... More


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