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Tian An Men Square

M. A. Aldrich

in The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097773
eISBN:
9789882207585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097773.003.0019
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter starts with a discussion on Old Peking at the south end of Tian An Men Square. Standing back-to-back, as if they refuse to acknowledge each other's existence, are two large buildings. ... More


Reformed and Catholic Doctrine

Lucy E. C. Wooding

in Rethinking Catholicism in Reformation England

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208655
eISBN:
9780191678110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208655.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Mary Tudor's brief provided the opportunity for Catholic renewal within the English Church. A significant part of that campaign was the production of printed works, both practical texts such as ... More


Mobilizing “America's Marys”: Women, Fundraising, and the Mary Memorial Altar, 1913–1938

Thomas A. Tweed

in America's Church: The National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and Catholic Presence in the Nation's Capital

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199782987
eISBN:
9780199897384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782987.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the fundraising for the Mary Memorial Altar, moving from the first efforts to raise funds for the altar in 1913 to the culmination of those efforts in 1938. It argues that in ... More


Romanitas and the Church of Rome

Mark Edwards

in Approaching Late Antiquity: The Transformation from Early to Late Empire

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199297375
eISBN:
9780191708978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297375.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter shows that the Church in Rome was always more than a stranger, and less than a friend, to its pagan hosts. It begins by showing that even Christians who spoke Greek were not reluctant to ... More


Zhong Shan Park And The Ancestral Hall

M. A. Aldrich

in The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097773
eISBN:
9789882207585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097773.003.0021
Subject:
History, Asian History

There are two parks, originally set up for imperial ceremonies, bordering each side of the Gate of Heavenly Peace. To the west is the main entrance for the Zhong Shan Park, so named in 1927 as a ... More


The Eastern Chinese City

M. A. Aldrich

in The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097773
eISBN:
9789882207585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097773.003.0036
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter takes a tour in the Eastern Chinese City. It begins by going to Dragon Pool Park in the southeast corner of the former Eastern Chinese city. Here, there is a beautifully landscaped park ... More


Northern Suburbs

M. A. Aldrich

in The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097773
eISBN:
9789882207585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097773.003.0043
Subject:
History, Asian History

The face of New Peking will be found in the suburbs to the north of the Old Tartar City. The authorities have selected these plains for the construction of modern apartment blocks for the friends ... More


Door Logic, or, the Materiality of the Symbolic: From Cultural Techniques to Cybernetic Machines

Bernhard Siegert

in Cultural Techniques: Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263752
eISBN:
9780823268962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263752.003.0011
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Doors are architectural media that function as cultural techniques because they operate the primordial difference of architecture—that between inside and outside—and at the same time reflect this ... More


Technologies of self-immortalisation in ancient Greece and early India

Paolo Visigalli

in Universe and Inner Self in Early Indian and Early Greek Thought

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474410991
eISBN:
9781474426695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410991.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter adapts Foucault's concept of technologies of the self to the production, by means of certain composite psychophysical practices, of a post-mortem immortal self. Such technologies of ... More


James: Testimony without Life

Shari Goldberg

in Quiet Testimony: A Theory of Witnessing from Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254774
eISBN:
9780823261055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254774.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Although his tendency has not often been taken seriously, Henry James persistently portrays ordinarily inanimate entities—from hotels to corpses to candles—as speaking. This chapter argues that James ... More


The Monuments of Chocolá and Nearby Sites

Jonathan Kaplan and Federico Paredes Umaña

in Water, Cacao, and The Early Maya of Chocóla

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056746
eISBN:
9780813053615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056746.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Chapter 6 provides the first catalog of a corpus of sculpture hitherto limited to one (a fragment of the magnificent stela, Chocolá Monument One) and expands it to more than thirty. Also discussed is ... More


Materialist Factors: Water and Cacao at Chocolá

Jonathan Kaplan and Federico Paredes Umaña

in Water, Cacao, and The Early Maya of Chocóla

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056746
eISBN:
9780813053615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056746.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter details the two principal materialist research foci of the project, water and cacao. Water control systems in Mesoamerica and at ancient Maya cities are reviewed in order to set the ... More


Beyond “Stakeholders”and The Zero-Sum Game: Toward community-based collaborative conservation in the american West

Nathan F. Sayre and David Seibert

in Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

A growing trend in attempts to manage land for multiple interests is the formation of community-based collaborative conservation groups (CBCCs). Often created and led by rural ranchers, forest owners ... More


Demonic Warfare During the Ming: The Emperor and His Daoist Warriors

Mark R. E. Meulenbeld

in Demonic Warfare: Daoism, Territorial Networks, and the History of a Ming Novel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838447
eISBN:
9780824869458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838447.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines demonic warfare during the Ming dynasty by situating Daoist martial rituals within imperial politics. It considers how the liturgical structure of Daoism is implemented on an ... More


Introduction

Can Bilsel

in Antiquity on Display: Regimes of the Authentic in Berlin's Pergamon Museum

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199570553
eISBN:
9780191808272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199570553.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

The Pergamon Museum in Berlin is home to one of the grandest masterpieces of antiquity, its chief exhibit, the Pergamon Altar. Various art historians refer to it as ‘the Zeus Altar of Pergamon’ or ... More


The Second German Reich: The Struggle for Rome, or Barbarians Becoming Romans

Julia Hell

in The Conquest of Ruins: The Third Reich and the Fall of Rome

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226588056
eISBN:
9780226588223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226588223.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter deals with the Second German Reich’s imperial politics and imitation of ancient Rome. The chapter starts with the Reich’s investment in imperial archaeology and the 1886 Pergamum ... More


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