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The Myth of Culture War:: The Disparity between Private Opinion and Public Politics

Paul DiMaggio

in The Fractious Nation?: Unity and Division in Contemporary American Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220430
eISBN:
9780520936911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220430.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides a chastening caution to fearsome scenarios of fragmentation by seeking a more precise definition of fragmentation than is common in the popular discussion. It also proposes a ... More


Understanding the Women of Mozart's Operas

Kristi Brown-Montesano

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248021
eISBN:
9780520932968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248021.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book offers a detailed exploration of the female roles in Mozart's four most frequently performed operas: Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte, and Die Zauberflöte. Each chapter ... More


The Beast with Two Backs: Aleister Crowley and Sex Magick in Late Victorian England

Hugh B. Urban

in Magia Sexualis: Sex, Magic, and Liberation in Modern Western Esotericism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247765
eISBN:
9780520932883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247765.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the unique melding of Western sexual magic and Indian Tantric traditions at the dawn of the twentieth century, focusing on the work of the Aleister Crowley. It discusses how ... More


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