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Politics and Patronage: Building a Career in London’s Medical Classrooms

Carin Berkowitz

in Charles Bell and the Anatomy of Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226280394
eISBN:
9780226280424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280424.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

When Charles Bell moved to London in 1804, he knew no one in the city. In London, Bell worked to set up a private anatomy school on the model of his brother’s, he established himself in social and ... More


How Regimes Work

Charles Tilly

in Regimes and Repertoires

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226803500
eISBN:
9780226803531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226803531.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter begins the adventure of classifying regimes and their changes by laying out first some tools for the description and analysis of contentious politics—government, governmental agents, ... More


The Nature of a Sample

Mark E. Patzkowsky and Steven M. Holland

in Stratigraphic Paleobiology: Understanding the Distribution of Fossil Taxa in Time and Space

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226649375
eISBN:
9780226649399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649399.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter discusses the recent concepts of the formation of sedimentary beds and their implications for the fine-scale structure of the fossil record. A summary of central topics in taphonomy, ... More


Institutional Requirements for Effective Imposition of Fines

Anne Morrison Piehl and Geoffrey Williams

in Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226115122
eISBN:
9780226115139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226115139.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter analyzes the role of fines as a criminal sanction in the United States and the potential for fines to play a larger role in crime control. The main conclusions are: fines are economical ... More


Kant

Christel Fricke

in Music in German Philosophy: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226768373
eISBN:
9780226768397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226768397.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter presents a short biography of Immanuel Kant. It then reviews his particular thoughts on musical philosophy. Kant was born on April 22, 1724 in Königsberg. He never married and died in ... More


Mixed Arts

in Transfigurements: On the True Sense of Art

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226734224
eISBN:
9780226734231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226734231.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In the Critique of Judgment, Kant includes a short, though separate section focused, as its title declares, “On the Combination of the Fine Arts in One and the Same Product.” He mentions several ... More


Art as Grandeur

Sharon Ann Musher

in Democratic Art: The New Deal's Influence on American Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226247182
eISBN:
9780226247212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226247212.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the persistence through the Depression of neoclassical public architecture, the building of monumental structures that drew on the signs and symbols of ancient Greece and Rome ... More


The Painter and His Audiences

Chelsea Foxwell

in Making Modern Japanese-Style Painting: Kano Hogai and the Search for Images

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226110806
eISBN:
9780226195971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226195971.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter analyzes Kano Hōgai’s efforts to confront a new set of challenges brought on by the Meiji Restoration and by the demand for images to display at public exhibitions. Instead of ... More


Introduction: Nihonga and the Historical Inscription of the Modern

Chelsea Foxwell

in Making Modern Japanese-Style Painting: Kano Hogai and the Search for Images

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226110806
eISBN:
9780226195971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226195971.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

Japonisme in its earliest phase (until roughly 1900) is most commonly understood as the nineteenth-century Western discovery or even invention (per Oscar Wilde) of Japan. Yet members of the Japanese ... More


The Rights of the Defenseless: Protecting Animals and Children in Gilded Age America

Susan J. Pearson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226652016
eISBN:
9780226652023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226652023.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1877, the American Humane Society was formed as the national organization for animal and child protection. Thirty years later, there were 354 anticruelty organizations chartered in the United ... More


Capturing the German Eye: American Visual Propaganda in Occupied Germany

Cora Sol Goldstein

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226301693
eISBN:
9780226301716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226301716.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Shedding new light on the American campaign to democratize Western Germany after World War II, this book uncovers the importance of cultural policy and visual propaganda to the U.S. occupation. The ... More


ICD's Blind Spot: The Fine Arts

in Capturing the German Eye: American Visual Propaganda in Occupied Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226301693
eISBN:
9780226301716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226301716.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter addresses the potential of fine arts in propaganda. The Information Control Division (ICD) failed to appreciate the propaganda potential of the fine arts and did not participate actively ... More


Overt and Covert American Actions In the German Fine Arts

in Capturing the German Eye: American Visual Propaganda in Occupied Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226301693
eISBN:
9780226301716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226301716.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes overt and covert American actions in the German fine arts. The discreet and understated combination of overt and covert measures provided a model of intellectual warfare and ... More


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