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Crossing ‘The Pond’

Harold James, Peter Borscheid, David Gugerli, and Tobias Straumann

in The Value of Risk: Swiss Re and the History of Reinsurance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689804
eISBN:
9780191769450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689804.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Innovation

General director Charles Simon was to dominate the company for the following decades. Business had so far been conducted out of Zurich. In the case of the US, this became increasingly cumbersome and ... More


The Triumphant Sultana: Suleiman and His Operatic Harem

Larry Wolff

in The Singing Turk: Ottoman Power and Operatic Emotions on the European Stage from the Siege of Vienna to the Age of Napoleon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795777
eISBN:
9780804799652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795777.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter presents the French musical comedy phenomenon of Charles-Simon Favart’s The Three Sultanas (Les Trois Sultanes) of 1761, about Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent and the favorite of his ... More


Theory

Thomas Christensen

in Stories of Tonality in the Age of François-Joseph Fétis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226626925
eISBN:
9780226627083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226627083.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In Chapter 6, we will revisit some of Fétis’s theoretical arguments and subject them to closer scrutiny. In particular, we will examine Fétis’s criticisms of his theoretical predecessors and ... More


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