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The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Andrew Poulter (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This book provides a significant insight into the changes that occurred in the late Roman period and which shaped the emergence of early medieval Europe. The book provides detail regarding the ... More


Crossings and Conversions

Lisa M. Bitel

in Landscape with Two Saints: How Genovefa of Paris and Brigit of Kildare Built Christianity in Barbarian Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195336528
eISBN:
9780199868599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336528.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Early Christian Studies

This chapter begins the comparison of the cults of Genovefa and Brigit of Kildare. It describes the three phases of Ireland’s christianization during the 4th through 5th centuries. Because the Romans ... More


Awareness in the Countryside

Alan F. Wilt

in Food for War: Agriculture and Rearmament in Britain before the Second World War

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208716
eISBN:
9780191717024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208716.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the initial awareness and eventual changes in the conditions happening in the countryside during the 1930s. Changes occurred mainly due to the impact of urban culture on the ... More


The Ethics of Sightseeing

Dean MacCannell

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257825
eISBN:
9780520948655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257825.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Is travel inherently beneficial to human character? Does it automatically educate and enlighten while also promoting tolerance, peace, and understanding? This book identifies and overcomes common ... More


Survey Archaeology and the Rural Landscape of the Greek City

Anthony Snodgrass

in Archaeology and the Emergence of Greece

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623334
eISBN:
9780748653577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623334.003.0024
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The revelation that, in Boeotia and certain other areas of Aegean Greece, the classical Greek countryside was covered by a network of small but closely-spaced activity areas was clearly apparent by ... More


What Else Is Pastoral?: Renaissance Literature and the Environment

Ken Hiltner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449406
eISBN:
9780801460760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449406.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Pastoral was one of the most popular literary forms of early modern England. Inspired by classical and Italian Renaissance antecedents, writers from Ben Jonson to John Beaumont and Abraham Cowley ... More


Putting Campers in Their Place: Camp Landscapes and Changing Ideas of Childhood

Abigail A. van Slyck

in A Manufactured Wilderness: Summer Camps and the Shaping of American Youth, 1890-1960

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648764
eISBN:
9781452945989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648764.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on the cultural meaning of the camp landscape. Camps played a key role in the wholesale transformation of the rural landscape that took place as North Americans began to value ... More


The Industrial Ideal in American Agriculture

Deborah Fitzgerald

in Every Farm a Factory: The Industrial Ideal in American Agriculture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088137
eISBN:
9780300133417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088137.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses American agriculture and explores the contextual gridwork on which transformation from traditional to industrial agriculture hung in the period of 1920s. The sheer diversity of ... More


Conclusion: Over the Rainbow

Jason Weems

in Barnstorming the Prairies: How Aerial Vision Shaped the Midwest

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816677504
eISBN:
9781452953533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677504.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The book concludes with a speculative glance at two unusual spaces: the fantasy world into which Dorothy plummeted at the beginning of the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, and the to some measure equally ... More


Vaughan Williams on Music

David Manning (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Almost 50 years since his passing, the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams continues to captivate audiences around the world, evoking the sound and spirit of folksong and the image of rural landscape. In ... More


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