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The Christian Commonwealth (i): Regnum vs. Sacerdotium—the Struggle for Control

Francis Oakley

in The Mortgage of the Past: Reshaping the Ancient Political Inheritance (1050-1300)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300176339
eISBN:
9780300183504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176339.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the nineteenth century name “Canossa” and how it became synonymous, for Germans of strong nationalistic disposition, with the abject humiliation of a German emperor and the ... More


Psychoanalytic Object Relations Theories

Otto F. Kernberg

in Contemporary Controversies in Psychoanalytic Theory, Techniques, and Their Applications

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101393
eISBN:
9780300128369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101393.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses the different object relations theories in psychoanalysis. It presents different definitions of object relation theory and examines the controversies surrounding this topic. ... More


Romance and Exoticism in North Africa: The Desert Song

William A. Everett

in Sigmund Romberg

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111835
eISBN:
9780300138351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111835.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines Sigmund Romberg's operetta The Desert Song. It explains that this work represents a radical departure with Romberg's operetta because it incorporated orientalism, North African ... More


Spitzbergen

Maya Plisetskaya

in I, Maya Plisetskaya

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088571
eISBN:
9780300130713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088571.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

In this chapter, Maya Plisetskaya recalls how her father, who was working for Arktikugl (Arctic Coal), was appointed in 1932 by Otto Yulyevich Shmidt to be general consul to Spitzbergen in Norway and ... More


Technology, Ethics, and Literature

Mark William Roche

in Why Literature Matters in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104493
eISBN:
9780300129595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104493.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter looks at several analyses of the ethical challenges of the technological age and the effects of technology in society. It looks at Hans Jonas's award-winning Imperative of Reponsibility ... More


• St Paul

Clive Brown

in A Portrait of Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095395
eISBN:
9780300127867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095395.003.0044
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The oratorio St Paul established Felix Mendelssohn's reputation as the leading young composer of the day. Premiered at Düsseldorf in 1836 and published the following year, St Paul was acknowledged ... More


Priam's Escape from Achilles and Its Imitators

Dennis R. MacDonald

in Does the New Testament Imitate Homer?: Four Cases from the Acts of the Apostles

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300097702
eISBN:
9780300129892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300097702.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter shows how ancient literature is peppered with stories of gods, heroes, or “divine men” escaping dangerous situations by means of magically opening doors. In fact, in the Acts of the ... More


The Austro-Prussian War: Königgrätz 1866

Richard Bassett

in For God and Kaiser: The Imperial Austrian Army, 1619-1918

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300178586
eISBN:
9780300213102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178586.003.0015
Subject:
History, Military History

The Six Weeks War, which culminated in the battle of Königgrätz, remains one of the most decisive and fateful conflicts of the nineteenth century. The notion of a modern united Germany under Prussian ... More


Tauchnitz Has a Rival

Michele K. Troy

in Strange Bird: The Albatross Press and the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215687
eISBN:
9780300228076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215687.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on Albatross Press's emergence as a rival of German publishing firm Bernhard Tauchnitz. By the time Nazi officials started scrutinizing Albatross and its books, books in English ... More


Spies for England

Michele K. Troy

in Strange Bird: The Albatross Press and the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215687
eISBN:
9780300228076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215687.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on Hans Otto's campaign against Albatross Press, highlighted by his attempt to portray Max Christian Wegner and John Holroyd-Reece as partners in deceit. It became evident to ... More


“Two Renowned Families”

John B. Freed

in Frederick Barbarossa: The Prince and the Myth

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300122763
eISBN:
9780300221169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122763.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter first discusses Frederick's paternal “Staufer” ancestry. It argues that while Frederick is remembered as the greatest of the Staufer monarchs, he seemingly knew little about his paternal ... More


Baptismal Hopes

John B. Freed

in Frederick Barbarossa: The Prince and the Myth

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300122763
eISBN:
9780300221169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122763.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter begins by describing the selection of Otto of Cappenberg as the godfather of Frederick, who was baptized in 1122 or early 1123. By choosing Otto as the co-father of his firstborn son, ... More


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