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Abbots, Bishops, Thegns, or Communities: Who was Responsible for Somerset's Champion Countryside?

Stephen Rippon

in Beyond the Medieval Village: The Diversification of Landscape Character in Southern Britain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199203826
eISBN:
9780191708282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203826.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter explores who was responsible for shaping the character of the medieval landscape in Somerset. The potential role of Glastonbury Abbey is examined through a comparison of their manors ... More


The Critique of Solomon in 1 Kings 1–11 and 2 Samuel 9/11–24

Marvin A. Sweeney

in King Josiah of Judah: The Lost Messiah of Israel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195133240
eISBN:
9780199834693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133242.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Biblical scholarship has struggled with the two‐fold portrayal of Solomon in 1 Kings 1–11, viz., on the one hand, he is lauded for his wisdom and role as builder of the Jerusalem Temple, but on the ... More


London, 1792–98, and Exile, 1798–ca. 1800

Warwick Lister

in Amico: The Life of Giovanni Battista Viotti

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372403
eISBN:
9780199870820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372403.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter begins with Viotti's resumption of public performance at the Hanover Square concerts in London. His London concertos (the last ten of his twenty-nine concertos) are discussed. His trip ... More


Chaucer, Ethics, and Gender

Alcuin Blamires

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248674
eISBN:
9780191714696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248674.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book, mainly concentrating on the Canterbury Tales, reassesses the moral dimension in Chaucer’s writings. For the Middle Ages, the study of human behaviour was quintessentially moral. It was not ... More


Letter‐Writing, Reading, and Literary Culture: The Johnson Family and Anna Miller

Susan E. Whyman

in The Pen and the People: English Letter Writers 1660-1800

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199532445
eISBN:
9780191714535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532445.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter contrasts Jane Johnson's quiet reading and writing with the fast-paced public literary culture of her children — Robert and Barbara — and the patroness of their Bath poetry salon, Anna ... More


Entanglements: Conversations on the Human Traces of Science, Technology, and Sound

Simone Tosoni and Trevor Pinch

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035279
eISBN:
9780262336550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035279.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Based on several rounds of academic interview and conversations with Trevor Pinch, the book introduces the reader to the field of Science and Technology Studies (STS), and in particular to the social ... More


The Witness of Chaucer 1

Christopher N. L. Brooke

in The Medieval Idea of Marriage

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205043
eISBN:
9780191676468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205043.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Ideas

This chapter discusses Chaucer and the allusions, views, and interpretations he had about marriage, love, and sexuality as seen in his poems and literary works. In this chapter, his Wife of Bath, ... More


Moseley v. Collier, 1746–1747: Cross-class Courtship in the Bath Marriage Market

Lawrence Stone

in Uncertain Unions: Marriage in England 1660–1753

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202530
eISBN:
9780191675386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202530.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter presents a case study on cross-class courtship in the Bath marriage market in England, focusing on the case Moseley v. Collier which was decided by the court in 1747. The case was filed ... More


Cultural Differentiation

Peter Borsay

in The English Urban Renaissance: Culture and Society in the Provincial Town 1660-1770

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202554
eISBN:
9780191675409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202554.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses Wood's description of the town of Bath, where he commends the egalitarian and sociable influence of the spa's leisure facilities: ‘but when proper walks were made for exercise, ... More


Chaucer as Glossator?

K. P. Clarke

in Chaucer and Italian Textuality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199607778
eISBN:
9780191729546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607778.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines some of the glosses in two of the earliest manuscripts of the Canterbury Tales, the so-called Hengwrt and Ellesmere manuscripts. It takes a fresh look at how text and margin ... More


Markov Processes and Random Sampling

Ulf Grenander and Michael I. Miller

in Pattern Theory: From representation to inference

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198505709
eISBN:
9780191916564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198505709.003.0019
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

The parameter spaces of natural patterns are so complex that inference must often proceed compositionally, successively building up more and more complex structures, ... More


Georgian Bath: a transnational culture

Peter Borsay

in Leisure Cultures In Urban Europe, C.1700-1870: A transnational perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089695
eISBN:
9781526104304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089695.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores the extent – and limits – of the role of urban centres as the engines of a transnational culture by focusing on one provincial town in Georgian England, Bath. No claim can be ... More


Bath

Ian Bradley

in Water Music: Making Music in the Spas of Europe and North America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327342
eISBN:
9780199852727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327342.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

From the mid-eighteenth century to the early twentieth century, Bath was the model for music making, and it pioneered the tradition of music being played while people drank and bathed in the thermal ... More


Conclusion

David Willetts

in A University Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198767268
eISBN:
9780191917066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767268.003.0023
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Universities are important, sophisticated institutions but they are not well understood even by academics themselves who are busy researching gravitational ... More


Bob Holman, 1936-: A child care participant living through the changes

Bob Holman

in Champions for children: The lives of modern child care pioneers

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343536
eISBN:
9781447301653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343536.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Bob Holman has had a personal life and a social-work career that has coincided with the major social-welfare events in Britain in the last fifty years of the twentieth century. During World War II, ... More


A Bed in Bath, and Beyond

Scott Huler

in A Delicious Country: Rediscovering the Carolinas along the Route of John Lawson's 1700 Expedition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648286
eISBN:
9781469648309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648286.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In this chapter, Huler reflects on Lawson’s adventures with the Indians, the danger of canoeing, and Lawson’s book. First, Huler comes across the Tar River where Lawson had spent a night with the ... More


The Sociology of Scientific Knowledge

Simone Tosoni and Trevor Pinch

in Entanglements: Conversations on the Human Traces of Science, Technology, and Sound

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035279
eISBN:
9780262336550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035279.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The chapter presents the early years and the subsequent developments of the Sociology of Scientific Knowledge (SSK), starting from the School of Edinburgh and the Edinburgh Strong Programme advanced ... More


The Bath

Edward William Lane and Jason Thompson

in An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774165603
eISBN:
9781617975516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165603.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

There were sixty to seventy public baths (or hammams) in Cairo, some for men or women only and some with different times for men and women. As well as hygiene and washing, for women, a trip to the ... More


Poverty on the Farm: A Comparative Look

James L. Huffman

in Down and Out in Late Meiji Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824872915
eISBN:
9780824877866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872915.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

Comparison is theme of this chapter, which looks at rural poverty as a way of understanding what was universal and what unique about urban poverty. After a look at the nature-and season-dominated ... More


A Fox among Fish?: Berekhiah ha-Nakdan’s Translations

Ruth Nisse

in Jacob's Shipwreck: Diaspora, Translation, and Jewish-Christian Relations in Medieval England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501703072
eISBN:
9781501708329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703072.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines Berekhiah ha-Nakdan's Dodi ve-Nekhdi (Uncle and Nephew) and Mishle Shuʻalim (Fox Fables). Both are Hebrew translations: the first is a translation of Adelard of Bath's ... More


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