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Who Needs Classical Music?: Cultural Choice and Musical Values

Julian Johnson

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195146813
eISBN:
9780199849246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146813.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

In the last decades most cultural critics have come to agree that the division between “high” and “low” art is an artificial one, that Beethoven's Ninth and Blue Suede Shoes are equally valuable as ... More


Tennis Shoe Pimp

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes Clark Terry's association with Feather, a prostitute who described him as her “tennis shoe pimp because he didn't beat her,” and he also talks about his gigs at the Grenada. It ... More


Wonderful Nonsense

John Franceschina

in Hermes Pan: The Man Who Danced with Fred Astaire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199754298
eISBN:
9780199949878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754298.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

Hermes Pan moves to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to choreograph The Barkleys of Broadway with Fred Astaire and Judy Garland but is released at Garland’s request after the completion of the “Shoes With Wings ... More


Schoolboy Readers: John Newbery’s Goody Two-Shoes and Licensed War

JAN FERGUS

in Provincial Readers in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199297825
eISBN:
9780191711244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297825.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on the boys at Rugby School. A sense of who they were is gained by looking at the nine who paid to read Frances Burney's Cecilia as soon as Samuel Clay's circulating library made ... More


Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom

Tiya Miles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285637
eISBN:
9780520961029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285637.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book, now in its second edition, tells the haunting saga of a quintessentially American family. In the late 1790s, Shoe Boots, a famed Cherokee warrior and successful farmer, acquired an African ... More


Anti-Empathy

Peter Goldie

in Empathy: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199539956
eISBN:
9780191730931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539956.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The aim of this chapter is to challenge the idea that it is ethically a good thing to seek to empathise with other people, where ‘empathy’ means empathetic perspective-shifting: consciously and ... More


The Look I Want to Know Better: Style and the New Man

Judy Kutulas

in After Aquarius Dawned: How the Revolutions of the Sixties Became the Popular Culture of the Seventies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632919
eISBN:
9781469632933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632919.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Youth becomes the defining force in fashion starting in the 1960s. This chapter looks at younger and older men’s adoption of a traditional womanly attitude toward fashion where clothing becomes a ... More


Accessorizing the Body: Habits of Being I

Cristina Giorcelli and Paula Rabinowitz (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675784
eISBN:
9781452946337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675784.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The first in the four-part series, this book charts the social, cultural, and political expression of clothing as seen on the street and in museums, in films and literature, and in advertisements and ... More


Maternal Echoes

Nora Rose Moosnick

in Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky: Stories of Accommodation and Audacity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136219
eISBN:
9780813136851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136219.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

Perceptions of ethnic mothers, particularly from the past, suppose that these child protectors cater to their children's every need without provocation. Stereotypes, however, do not always reflect ... More


Flexible Structures and Torn Lives

Susana Narotzky and Gavin Smith

in Immediate Struggles: People, Power, and Place in Rural Spain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245686
eISBN:
9780520939011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245686.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the wide variety of actors who are entangled in the contemporary “flexible” industries of the region. This history, economic, political, social, and cultural, engenders ... More


Fluid Mechanics: A Geometrical Point of View

S. G. Rajeev

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198805021
eISBN:
9780191843136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805021.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Starting with a review of vector fields and their integral curves, the book presents the basic equations of the subject: Euler and Navier–Stokes. Some solutions are studied next: ideal flows using ... More


That Unobscure Object of Desire and Horror:: On Some Uncanny Things in Recent Korean Horror Films

Hyun-suk Seo

in Horror to the Extreme: Changing Boundaries in Asian Cinema

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099722
eISBN:
9789882207028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099722.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how the fetishistic system of signification regenerates horror and desire in Korean horror films. It focuses on the common motifs of “resentment”, “jealousy,” and “revenge” in ... More


The Irish in the shoe trade

John Herson

in Divergent paths: Family histories of Irish emigrants in Britain 1820-1920

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090639
eISBN:
9781781708385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090639.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Irish families were involved in Stafford’s distinctive industry, the manufacture of boots and shoes. Ireland was part of the UK shoe trade labour market, and the destruction of the Irish shoe trade ... More


Conclusion

James McDermott

in British Military Service Tribunals, 1916–18: A Very Much Abused Body of Men

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084775
eISBN:
9781781702673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084775.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter suggests that the Tribunals' priorities and preconceptions, influenced both by growing self-awareness of their powers and responsibilities, and by the developing needs of the military ... More


Boot and shoe

James McDermott

in British Military Service Tribunals, 1916–18: A Very Much Abused Body of Men

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084775
eISBN:
9781781702673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084775.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter describes the boot and shoe trade. The Northamptonshire Tribunals' treatment of the boot and shoe trade is difficult to place in a national perspective. The timing of conscription ... More


Enchanted Sandals: Italian Shoes and the Post-World war ii International Scene

Vittoria C. Caratozzolo

in Accessorizing the Body: Habits of Being I

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675784
eISBN:
9781452946337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675784.003.0015
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter opens with the story of Bettina Ballard, an American journalist for Vogue, who arrived in Rome in 1944 after serving as a Red Cross volunteer in North Africa. Once in Rome, despite the ... More


‘Now I'm the monster’: Remembering, Repeating and Working Through in Dead Man's Shoes and TwentyFourSeven

Paul Elliott

in Shane Meadows: Critical Essays

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748676392
eISBN:
9780748693856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676392.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Twenty Four Seven and Dead Man's Shoes share a temporal structure; both films span three distinct time frames: a distant past, that is symbolised by childhood memory and signified by degraded film ... More


Broadening Perspectives

Bruno Verdini Trejo

in Winning Together: The Natural Resource Negotiation Playbook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037136
eISBN:
9780262343633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037136.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Highlights a set of transformative steps to changing the mindset of the stakeholders in the binational negotiations. Seeing is Believing illustrates how, overcoming a long-held pattern of mistrust, ... More


Writing, Editing, and Brandeis

Anne Firor Scott

in Pauli Murray & Caroline Ware: Forty Years of Letters in Black and White

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830550
eISBN:
9781469605425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876732_scott.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter tells of Murray's completion of course work at Yale and her writing of a dissertation titled “Roots of the Racial Crisis: A Prologue to Policy.” It notes that Harper and Row, which had ... More


Plugging In: The Professional Cohort, Mid-1990s to the Present

Michael A. Messner, Max A. Greenberg, and Tal Peretz

in Some Men: Feminist Allies in the Movement to End Violence against Women

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199338764
eISBN:
9780190226220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338764.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Social Movements and Social Change

In 2006, the Los Angeles Commission on Assaults Against Women, changed its name to Peace Over Violence. This story introduces a major theme: today’s institutionalization and professionalization of ... More


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