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 Passage to India

Umar F. Abd‐Allah

in A Muslim in Victorian America: The Life of Alexander Russell Webb

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195187281
eISBN:
9780199784875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187288.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on Webb's life following his resignation as US consul to Manila. It describes Webb's Oriental tour aimed at gaining support for his American Mission, which took him to Burma, and ... More


O Purgatorium Caeleste!: Purging Body and Soul at St. Martin’s Shrine

Isabel Moreira

in Heaven's Purge: Purgatory in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199736041
eISBN:
9780199894628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736041.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines how the cult of martyrs and saints promoted ideal responses to corporeal affliction. It examines the purging miracles recorded at the shrine of St. Martin of Tours, where ... More


From Tourism to Bandi and Naven Rituals

Andrew Moutu

in Names are Thicker than Blood: Kinship and Ownership amongst the Iatmul

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197264454
eISBN:
9780191760501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264454.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter first describes the kinds of interaction between people in Kanganamun, tourists, and tour operators, and then discusses a mock ritual display enacted as a spectacle for tourists. This ... More


Genius, Neurosis, and Family Trees: Moreau de Tours

Ann Jefferson

in Genius in France: An Idea and Its Uses

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160658
eISBN:
9781400852598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160658.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at how the pathologizing of genius continued in the work of Jacques-Joseph Moreau—known as “Moreau de Tours”—who adopted the eloquent term “morbid psychology” for his particular ... More


The World of Her Family

Charlotte Greenspan

in Pick Yourself Up: Dorothy Fields and the American Musical

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195111101
eISBN:
9780199865703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111101.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the family life of Dorothy Fields. Dorothy Fields was born on July 15, 1904, in Allenhurst, New Jersey, in a residence the Fields family was renting for the summer. When ... More


Feldman in Buffalo: Fall 1972

Renée Levine Packer

in This Life of Sounds: Evenings for New Music in Buffalo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199730773
eISBN:
9780199863532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730773.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Composer Morton Feldman comes to Buffalo as the visiting Slee Professor of Music and enters into a mutually appreciative relationship with the Creative Associates. While Michael Tilson Thomas ... More


Tourists: Diversification and Disdain, 1760–1830

Carl Thompson

in The Suffering Traveller and the Romantic Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259984
eISBN:
9780191717413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259984.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter situates Romantic acts of travel in their larger context, which is the upsurge of tourism in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The various modes of tourism that emerge in this ... More


Gregory of Tours and Poetry: Prose into Verse and Verse into Prose

Danuta Shanzer

in Aspects of the Language of Latin Prose

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263327
eISBN:
9780191734168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263327.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter first presents two representative nineteenth-century scholarly voices on the stylistic aspirations and achievements of the bishop of Tours. Before pursuing a new approach to Gregory’s ... More


Promoting Justice: Environmental Justice, Toxic Tours, and GreenFaith

Mallory McDuff

in Natural Saints: How People of Faith are Working to Save God's Earth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195379570
eISBN:
9780199869084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379570.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter shows how people of faith are reclaiming a ministry of justice with a focus on the environment. Faith communities helped to define environmental justice as a national movement in the ... More


The Consolations of Amero-Teutonism: E. A. Freeman’s Tour of the United States, 1881–2

Jonathan Conlin

in Making History: Edward Augustus Freeman and Victorian Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265871
eISBN:
9780191772030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265871.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In 1881, E. A. Freeman sailed across the Atlantic, one of a number of British historians, scientists, and literary figures to tour the United States in the period between the Civil War and 1900. For ... More


The Career of Aegidius

Penny MacGeorge

in Late Roman Warlords

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199252442
eISBN:
9780191719233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252442.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on the career of Aegidius. It is likely that Aegidius was from an upper class family or was of noble barbarian ancestry. Gregory of Tours suggests that Aegidius became magister ... More


Syagrius and the Kingdom of Soissons

Penny MacGeorge

in Late Roman Warlords

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199252442
eISBN:
9780191719233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252442.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter begins with a discussion of the kingdom of Soissons as appears in conventional scholarship and as redefined by Edward James. It then discusses evidence for Syagrius, Soissons, and ... More


The Contribution of History

J. M. Wallace‐Hadrill

in The Frankish Church

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269069
eISBN:
9780191600777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269064.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

An examination is made of the contribution of the History of the Gallo–Frankish Church (Libri Historianum Decem) by Bishop Gregory of Tours to the development of the Frankish Church itself. One ... More


Pope John XXII and his Franciscan Cardinal: Bertrand de la Tour and the Apostolic Poverty Controversy

Patrick Nold

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268757
eISBN:
9780191708510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268757.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The debate over the poverty of Christ and his apostles under Pope John XXII (1316-1334) is one of the most famous intellectual controversies of the Middle Ages. The story of the uncompromising pope ... More


Georges de La Tour and the Enigma of the Visible

Dalia Judovitz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277438
eISBN:
9780823280551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277438.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Celebrated due to the aura of mystery attached to his rediscovered works in the twentieth century, Georges de La Tour’s paintings continue to be an object of scholarly interest and public ... More


The Cosmopolitan Novel

Berthold Schoene

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638154
eISBN:
9780748651795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638154.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

While the novel has traditionally been seen as tracking the development of the nation state, the author of this book queries whether globalisation might currently be prompting the emergence of a new ... More


Continuities, 1945–59

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/9780199568963.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

After the war, senior BBC officers sought to use broadcasting to restore the status quo, returning to their domestic mission of cultural uplift, and their imperial mission of supporting British ... More


Seeing the World: The Grand Tour and Other Travels

Henry French and Mark Rothery

in Man's Estate: Landed Gentry Masculinities, 1660-1900

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199576692
eISBN:
9780191738852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576692.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

Chapter Three explores the role of the Grand Tour and travel more generally in the formation of elite male identities. It shows how social, political and technological developments changed the ... More


The Grand Tour

Miloš Ković

in Disraeli and the Eastern Question

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199574605
eISBN:
9780191595134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574605.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The motives behind Disraeli's decision to embark on his Grand Tour through the Ottoman Empire are looked at in this chapter. The turnaround which occurred in Disraeli during the time of his ‘blank ... More


The Chronicle of ‘Nicholas the Minorite’

PATRICK NOLD

in Pope John XXII and his Franciscan Cardinal: Bertrand de la Tour and the Apostolic Poverty Controversy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268757
eISBN:
9780191708510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268757.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on re-mapping the famous theological controversy over the poverty of Christ and his apostles with a view towards pinpointing the position of Bertrand de la Tour. It investigates ... More


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