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Conclusion

Elliot Kendall

in Lordship and Literature: John Gower and the Politics of the Great Household

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199542642
eISBN:
9780191715419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542642.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter brings together all the arguments presented in the book regarding the importance of the great household to late 14th-century England. It summarizes the political positions developed in ... More


Kings and Elephants

Andrew Bell

in Spectacular Power in the Greek and Roman City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199242344
eISBN:
9780191714092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242344.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the pomp and circumstance of Hellenistic capitals. By 300 AD, personal monarchy had shown itself to be the only way to control large territory and generate great revenue. And ... More


George Gershwin: Letter to Ira Gershwin (193s)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0051
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents the text of George Gershwin's letter to his brother Ira Gershwin written in 1937. In this letter, Gershwin informs his brother about his condition in South Carolina and the ... More


Integration, 1935–39

Simon J. Potter

in Broadcasting Empire: The BBC and the British World, 1922-1970

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199568963
eISBN:
9780191741821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568963.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

During the later 1930s the BBC made more progress with its imperial mission, expanding its domestic monopoly of broadcasting into a monopoly over broadcasting to the empire from Britain. ... More


Managing Intellectual Capital: Organizational, Strategic, and Policy Dimensions

David J. Teece

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295426
eISBN:
9780191596964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295421.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The profitability and growth of business firms is increasingly dependent upon the development and astute deployment of intangible (knowledge) assets. Wealth creation in an open world economy depends ... More


Tradition and Sovereignty: Conflicts over the Forests of Dir‐Kohistan

Shaheen Rafi Khan

in Promise, Trust and Evolution: Managing the Commons of South Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213832
eISBN:
9780191707438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213832.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Resource rights in Dir-Kohistan are governed by two concurrent systems of law and governance. Customary law has its origins in the garzinda wesh system introduced in the early 17th century. Statutory ... More


The Epic Ego: Hall Caine

Philip Waller

in Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541201
eISBN:
9780191717284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541201.003.0021
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Hall Caine is an extraordinary case study in the best-seller genre, not simply because of his boast of having made more money by his pen than any previous author, but because he believed he had ... More


Back to the Future: Authors at the Movies

Philip Waller

in Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541201
eISBN:
9780191717284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541201.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter assesses how authors reacted to the advent of cinema in the first two decades of the 20th century, as the supremacy of the written word over the imagination came under challenge. Many ... More


The Suppression of the Royalty Theatre in the East End of London

David Worrall

in Theatric Revolution: Drama, Censorship, and Romantic Period Subcultures 1773-1832

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199276752
eISBN:
9780191707643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276752.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Drama

The Royalty Theatre, Tower Hamlets, was opened in 1787 by the actor John Palmer and provoked immediate attempts at coercive suppression by the combined forces of Covent Garden, Drury Lane, and the ... More


Staging the World

Ida Östenberg

in Staging the World: Spoils, Captives, and Representations in the Roman Triumphal Procession

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199215973
eISBN:
9780191706851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215973.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This final chapter brings together important conclusions and interprets them in their processional, ideological, and historical context. A prime point is that Rome defined herself by exposing the ... More


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