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Survival and transformation, 1450–1600

Tom Scott

in The City-State in Europe, 1000-1600: Hinterland, Territory, Region

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199274604
eISBN:
9780191738685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274604.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

City‐states after 1500 were not a spent force; rather, they survived by transformation and adjustment, even if their increasingly aristocratic governments have been denounced as oligarchies which ... More


Conclusion

Catherine W. Bishir

in Crafting Lives: African American Artisans in New Bern, North Carolina, 1770-1900

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608754
eISBN:
9781469611785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469608754.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents some final thoughts. From the eve of the American Revolution to the turn of the twentieth century, skilled black workers in New Bern, North Carolina, demonstrated the multiple ... More


Entrée

Ian Cooper

in Frenzy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325369
eISBN:
9781800342286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325369.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the making of Alfred Hitchcock's Frenzy (1972). Hitchcock called the writer Anthony Shaffer on New Year's Eve of 1970 to ask him to write the screenplay for Frenzy. Shaffer ... More


Pseudo-Bernelinus, Bern of Reichenau, Pseudo-Odo, and Guido dʼArezzo

Charles M. Atkinson

in The Critical Nexus: Tone-System, Mode, and Notation in Early Medieval Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148886
eISBN:
9780199852185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148886.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the relevant contributions of Pseudo-Bernelinus, Bern of Reichenau, Pseudo-Odo, and Guido dʼArezzo. As explained in chapter 5, Author δ of the Alia musica made a significant ... More


The Starter

Ian Cooper

in Frenzy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325369
eISBN:
9781800342286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325369.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents a synopsis and overview of Alfred Hitchcock's Frenzy (1972), which is perhaps his most nakedly autobiographical film. The director wanted to make a film told from the point of ... More


An Ordinary Founder: Richard Dobbs Spaight Sr.

Karl Rodabaugh

in North Carolina's Revolutionary Founders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651200
eISBN:
9781469651224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651200.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Born in New Bern in 1758 to a prominent colonial official, Richard Dobbs Spaight rose quickly in North Carolina politics, becoming an aide-de-camp to Governor Richard Caswell in 1778. He later served ... More


The Ambitious Young Carpenter

Paul Hardin Kapp, Todd Sanders, and William Seale

in The Architecture of William Nichols: Building the Antebellum South in North Carolina, Alabama, and Mississippi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461381
eISBN:
9781626740754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461381.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter begins within the historical context of Post-Revolutionary North Carolina. A brief biography of the young William Nichols is then explored. Nichols was born in Bath, England circa 1780 ... More


Chapter Thirteen

Eve Golden

in John Gilbert: The Last of the Silent Film Stars

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141626
eISBN:
9780813142579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141626.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Gilbert meets, woos and quickly married starlet Virginia Bruce. She co-stars with him in his best talkie, Downstairs, for which he supplied the story. Background on the pre-Code films of 1932, ... More


A Contested Outcome

Tom Scott

in The Swiss and their Neighbours, 1460-1560: Between Accommodation and Aggression

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198725275
eISBN:
9780191792618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725275.003.0017
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

Peace negotiations left Bern and Fribourg in control of the Vaud, barring three strongholds, while Geneva was to pay a hefty ransom for ‘protection’. Savoy doubted whether Geneva could afford the ... More


The Dufour Affair

Tom Scott

in The Swiss and their Neighbours, 1460-1560: Between Accommodation and Aggression

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198725275
eISBN:
9780191792618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725275.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

In 1508 a Savoy official Jean Dufour produced a forged will purporting to have been drawn up by Duke Charles I in 1489, which assigned staggering sums to Bern and Fribourg as a reward for their help ... More


The Year of the French

Tom Scott

in The Swiss and their Neighbours, 1460-1560: Between Accommodation and Aggression

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198725275
eISBN:
9780191792618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725275.003.0025
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

Bern remained reluctant to offer Geneva active support, a city which, apart from its Protestantism, lay beyond Bern’s geographical orbit. It feared reprisals from the Catholic cantons, and wished to ... More


Faction in Geneva

Tom Scott

in The Swiss and their Neighbours, 1460-1560: Between Accommodation and Aggression

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198725275
eISBN:
9780191792618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725275.003.0028
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

Geneva was forced to pay Bern substantial military reparations; moreover, it struggled to reclaim the vidomnat. Only in August 1536 was its Burgrecht with Bern renewed. In 1538 it was rumoured that ... More


Introduction

Judkin Browning

in Shifting Loyalties: The Union Occupation of Eastern North Carolina

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834688
eISBN:
9781469603377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877722_browning.4
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book begins with northern journalist Sidney Andrews' tour of the recently defeated southern states. As he made his way through the coastal towns of Beaufort and New Bern, North Carolina that ... More


The Beginning of Military Occupation

Judkin Browning

in Shifting Loyalties: The Union Occupation of Eastern North Carolina

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834688
eISBN:
9781469603377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877722_browning.7
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter illustrates the excitement and dread felt by the town when news came out that Union soldiers had disembarked from ships on the Neuse River about ten miles south of New Bern. The ... More


The Effects of Occupation on Union Soldiers

Judkin Browning

in Shifting Loyalties: The Union Occupation of Eastern North Carolina

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834688
eISBN:
9781469603377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877722_browning.10
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter retells the story of how Captain William Augustus Walker of the 27th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, an avowed abolitionist, sat inside a house in downtown New Bern and witnessed a ... More


Into the Jaws of Certain Death

Rod Gragg

in Covered with Glory: The 26th North Carolina Infantry at the Battle of Gettysburg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807871409
eISBN:
9781469604312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898383_gragg.6
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes Major General Ambrose E. Burnside's federal army, which advanced toward New Bern along the road from Beaufort and over the tracks of the Atlantic & North Carolina Railroad, ... More


Introduction

Catherine W. Bishir

in Crafting Lives: African American Artisans in New Bern, North Carolina, 1770-1900

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608754
eISBN:
9781469611785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469608754.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. The book is about African American artisans who plied their trades in the small, majority-black port city of New Bern, North ... More


The Setting: New Bern from the Colonial Period to 1900

Catherine W. Bishir

in Crafting Lives: African American Artisans in New Bern, North Carolina, 1770-1900

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608754
eISBN:
9781469611785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469608754.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes New Bern, a majority-black community where people of every color and condition interacted daily. Among the town's particular characteristics were its early status as a colonial ... More


Hundreds of Fine Artisans: Leaving and Staying, 1830–1861

Catherine W. Bishir

in Crafting Lives: African American Artisans in New Bern, North Carolina, 1770-1900

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608754
eISBN:
9781469611785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469608754.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores artisans' experiences and identity during the increasingly restrictive antebellum years. Local economic problems and the state's tightening racial restrictions undercut many ... More


We Can and Will Do More: Artisans and Citizens, 1867–1900

Catherine W. Bishir

in Crafting Lives: African American Artisans in New Bern, North Carolina, 1770-1900

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608754
eISBN:
9781469611785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469608754.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores artisans' experiences and identity during the immediate postwar era; the political and racial strife of the last decade of the nineteenth century; and the drastic restrictions ... More


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