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Introduction

Tim Blanning and Hagen Schulze

in Unity and Diversity in European Culture c.1800

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263822
eISBN:
9780191734960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263822.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Held in September 2003, the conference on ‘Unity and diversity in European culture, c. 1800’ was a joint initiative on the part of the British Academy and the German Historical Institute London. It ... More


Art in a Cool Climate: The Cultural Policy of the British State in European Context, c. 1780 to c. 1850*

Peter Mandler

in Unity and Diversity in European Culture c.1800

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263822
eISBN:
9780191734960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263822.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Is it possible to speak of a ‘cultural policy’ of the ‘State’ in this period without falling into anachronism? Patronage of the fine arts had been a traditional (self-selected) responsibility of ... More


The Fall and Rise of Rome: Compensation, Atonement, and Deterrence in the Early Middle Ages

Paul Friedland

in Seeing Justice Done: The Age of Spectacular Capital Punishment in France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592692
eISBN:
9780191741852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592692.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, European Early Modern History

This chapter traces the various strands of thought and practice that formed the fabric of punishment in western Europe. In the early Middle Ages, punishment was largely retroactive, imposing fines ... More


Tension and Revolt, 1370–1415

R. R. Davies

in The Age of Conquest: Wales 1063-1415

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208785
eISBN:
9780191678141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208785.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Wales may have been at peace in the fourteenth century; but that did not mean, of course, that all sources of social tension and friction had been removed. Far from it. The rapidly expanding corpus ... More


Economic Activity and Change 1536–1642

Glanmor Williams

in Renewal and Reformation: Wales c.1415-1642

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192852779
eISBN:
9780191670558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192852779.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Economic life in Wales was unchanged between 1536 and 1642. The overwhelming majority continued to win its hard-earned livelihood from the non-too-generous land and its resources. If there was no ... More


The Irish Mussolini

FEARGHAL McGARRY

in Eoin O’Duffy: A Self-Made Hero

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199226672
eISBN:
9780191696268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226672.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the impact of Éamon de Valera's decision to dismiss Eoin O'Duffy as commissioner of the Garda Síochána in 1933. Though the issue was hotly debated in the Dáil, O'Duffy remained ... More


The third greatest man in Europe

FEARGHAL McGARRY

in Eoin O’Duffy: A Self-Made Hero

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199226672
eISBN:
9780191696268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226672.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Eoin O'Duffy's resignation as leader of Fine Gael in September 1934. It discusses his later decision to lead the League of Youth as an independent movement and his participation ... More


Humanist modernism: Ralph Hotere and ‘New Commonwealth Internationalism’

Damian Skinner

in Cultures of Decolonisation: Transnational productions and practices, 1945-70

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096525
eISBN:
9781526104335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096525.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In 1961 Māori artist Ralph Hotere moved to London to study at the Central School of Art, subsequently settling in Vence, France, before he returned to New Zealand in 1964. He became part of a ... More


Anxiety abroad: Austerity, abundance and race in post-war visual culture

David C. Wall

in Cultures of Decolonisation: Transnational productions and practices, 1945-70

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096525
eISBN:
9781526104335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096525.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In a post-war world of austerity and privation, visions of plenty often held out the possibility of liberation and regeneration. But those visions just as frequently codified “plenty” as something to ... More


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


Golden Era

David Kipen

in San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268807
eISBN:
9780520948877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268807.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Golden Era's youthful founders, Rollin M. Dagget, who was only nineteen years old when he arrived on the Coast, and J. MacDonough Foard, who was only twenty-one, had followed Horace Greeley's own ... More


Admitted Equals: Art and Letters

Theresa Ann Smith

in The Emerging Female Citizen: Gender and Enlightenment in Spain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245839
eISBN:
9780520932227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245839.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter shows that by the 1740s and 1750s, much of Spain's intelligentsia had accepted the idea that women were rational and thus equal beings. Key to this assessment was women's participation ... More


The New Commission Goes to Work, 1923–1938: Organizing and Implementing the Nation’s Overseas Commemorative Program

Thomas H. Conner

in War and Remembrance: The Story of the American Battle Monuments Commission

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813176314
eISBN:
9780813176345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176314.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter gives an overview of the ABMC’s first fifteen years as an official independent federal agency. Adding to the work of the Graves Registration Service and the National Commission of Fine ... More


Art for the Middle Classes: America's Illustrated Magazines of the 1840s

Cynthia Lee Patterson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737363
eISBN:
9781621031185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737363.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

How did the average American learn about art in the mid-nineteenth century? With public art museums still in their infancy, and few cities and towns large enough to support art galleries or print ... More


The Wide-Ranging Significance of Loïs Mailou Jones

Susan Earle

in Women Artists of the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460339
eISBN:
9781626740488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460339.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter deals with the career of Lois Mailou Jones (1905–1998). Her career was notable for several reasons: the variety of her artistic output, the places she lived, the people she met, and her ... More


A Star Is Born

John Chambers and Jacqueline Mitton

in From Dust to Life: The Origin and Evolution of Our Solar System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175706
eISBN:
9781400885565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175706.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the nature and composition of the Milky Way galaxy. The main component of the Milky Way is a rotating disk of stars some 100,000 light-years across but only about 1,000 ... More


Heidelberg

Robert E. Lerner

in Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183022
eISBN:
9781400882922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183022.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details events following Ernst Kantorowicz's arrival in Heidelberg in late September 1919. On October 3, he had matriculated at the university. As a teenager he had visited the ... More


Enchanted by Lohans in Boston

Minna Törmä

in Enchanted by Lohans: Osvald Sirén's Journey into Chinese Art

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888139842
eISBN:
9789888268405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139842.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter gives elaboration on the title of the book and discussed what made Sirén start his career anew at the age of 40. It looks at the state of Chinese art history studies and practice of ... More


The Creation of the Vocabulary of Aesthetics in Meiji Japan

Michael F. Marra

in Since Meiji: Perspectives on the Japanese Visual Arts, 1868-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834418
eISBN:
9780824871239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834418.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the development of a vocabulary of aesthetics in Japan during the Meiji period. It was during the early Meiji period (1868–1912) that the notion of “fine arts” in the Western ... 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


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