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France, Brittany, and Italy

Brian Murdoch

in The Apocryphal Adam and Eve in Medieval Europe: Vernacular Translations and Adaptations of the Vita Adae et Evae

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199564149
eISBN:
9780191721328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564149.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Versions of the Vita Adae are known in medieval French prose, independently by Andrius, and in the chronicle of Jean d'Outremeuse. Colard Mansion's translations have not been edited. There is a ... More


The Italian Way: Food and Social Life

Douglas Harper and Patrizia Faccioli

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226317243
eISBN:
9780226317267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317267.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Outside of Italy, the country's culture and its food appear to be essentially synonymous. And indeed, as this book makes clear, preparing, cooking, and eating food play a central role in the daily ... More


The Bologna Process and the Future of Clinical Education in Europe: A View from Spain

DIEGO BLÁZQUEZ-MARTÍN

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the role that the Bologna Process for the construction of a European Higher Education Area has played in promoting changes in Spanish legal education, and the role that ... More


Collective Goods in the Local Economy: The Packaging Machinery Cluster in Bologna

Henry Farrell and Louise Holten

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the packaging machinery cluster in Bologna. It focuses on the mix of governance institutions affecting the industrial district of packaging machine producers, and the ‘Emilian ... More


Italy: Renaissance Women Scholars

Jane Stevenson

in Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Educated women, writers, poets, and orators, became a feature of the Italian cultural landscape in the 15th century, a phenomenon which was recognized Europe-wide as an aspect of the Italian ... More


The Bulging Circuit 1 of Florence

Peter Biller

in The Measure of Multitude: Population in Medieval Thought

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199265596
eISBN:
9780191699085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265596.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Ideas

This chapter takes one city around 1300, Florence, and asks, ‘How was demographic thought represented here, in one place?’ It catalogues the results, first of all what we find in the vernacular ... More


Europeanization and the Varying Responses in Collective Skill Systems

Justin J.W. Powell and Christine Trampusch

in The Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599431
eISBN:
9780191731518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599431.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

To what extent and in which directions are Europe-wide processes affecting the collective skill formation systems analyzed in this book, namely those in Austria, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, ... More


Habitual Offenders: A True Tale of Nuns, Prostitutes, and Murderers in Seventeenth-Century Italy

Craig A. Monson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226335339
eISBN:
9780226335476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226335476.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book reconstructs the case of two reformed prostitute nuns (“convertite”) who fled their convent in Bologna, Italy, in 1644 and whose garroted corpses were discovered in a cellar fifteen months ... More


Psychological Literacy Goals in Psychology Teaching in Russian Education

Victor Karandashev

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0055
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter starts with a brief historical overview of psychology undergraduate education in Russia, comparing the professionally oriented undergraduate programs typical for Russia as well as for ... More


“Newfie Steak”: Boloney as Tradition and Play in Newfoundland

Diane Tye

in Comfort Food: Meanings and Memories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810847
eISBN:
9781496810892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810847.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

For Atlantic Canadians, particularly Newfoundlanders, boloney is a favourite comfort food. Affordable, convenient, filling, and intricately connected with Newfoundland’s past, bologna offers physical ... More


History of Universities: Volume XXVI/2

Mordechai Feingold (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199668380
eISBN:
9780191804731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199668380.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book, which is a volume in a series of history of universities, contains a mix of chapters and book reviews. The book acts as a tool for the historian of higher education. The volume combines ... More


Copernicus and the Crisis of the Bologna Prognosticators, 1496–1500

Robert S. Westman

in The Copernican Question: Prognostication, Skepticism, and Celestial Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254817
eISBN:
9780520948167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254817.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Nicolaus Copernicus was involved in a culture of astrological prognosticators during his student years in Bologna. Although not a single word about astrology has survived in his writings, a great ... More


Paris (1824–1829)

Richard Osborne

in Rossini: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181296
eISBN:
9780199851416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181296.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Gioachino Rossini’s return to Paris in July 1824 was relatively brief. Affairs in Bologna needed seeing to before what promised to be a protracted stay abroad. His mother was no longer in the best of ... More


Bologna, Paris, Madrid (1829–1834):: Stabat mater, Olympe Pélissier, and Balzac

Richard Osborne

in Rossini: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181296
eISBN:
9780199851416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181296.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Théâtre Italien’s Édouard Robert spent the winter on a long-drawn-out scouting mission through Italy, beginning and ending in Bologna. He was looking for singers and operas, but he was also ... More


Times of Barricades and Assassinations: Bologna, Florence, and Departure from Italy (1847–1855)

Richard Osborne

in Rossini: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181296
eISBN:
9780199851416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181296.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Sicilian revolt in January 1848 set in train a series of uprisings throughout Europe. Bologna was quickly involved and, as inevitably happens at such times, matters quickly got out of hand. ... More


The Early Operas (II):: Demetrio e Polibio, L’equivoco stravagante, Ciro in Babilonia, La pietra del paragone

Richard Osborne

in Rossini: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181296
eISBN:
9780199851416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181296.003.0021
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Gioachino Rossini was 12 when he wrote six 12-string sonatas. At much the same time, he took the first step towards translating these precociously developed instrumental skills into his mother’s ... More


Venice and Milan (1811–1814)

Richard Osborne

in Rossini: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181296
eISBN:
9780199851416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181296.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Gioachino Rossini returned home from Venice with money in his pocket and the hope of a new commission. Unfortunately, Bologna was no longer the best place to be. By 1811 Milan had taken over as ... More


Arrival in Naples (1815)

Richard Osborne

in Rossini: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181296
eISBN:
9780199851416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181296.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Gioachino Rossini left Bologna for Naples in June 1815, traveling via Florence and Rome. The journey from Rome to Naples was notoriously dangerous: the roads unprotected, the coaches expensive and ... More


The Rise of the University

David Willetts

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198767268
eISBN:
9780191917066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767268.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The university is one of Europe’s great gifts to the world. There had been sophisticated centres of learning in Classical Athens and Alexandria, in China, ... More


Where: Globalization

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/9780198767268.003.0020
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

‘High, high above the North Pole, on the first day of 1969, two professors of English Literature approached each other at a combined velocity of 1200 miles ... More


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