Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-13 of 13 items

  • Keywords: Experimentation x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Book, Inside and Out

Warren Motte

in Revisioning French Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620207
eISBN:
9781789623727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620207.003.0017
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Warren Motte’s treatment of the work of Edmond Jabès argues that Jabès’s work is animated by a meditation on the idea of the book. Motte contends that despite that sustained reflection, the status of ... More


A House in the Sun: Modern Architecture and Solar Energy in the Cold War

Daniel Barber

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199394012
eISBN:
9780190274467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199394012.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

A House in the Sun describes experiments in solar house heating in American architectural, engineering, political, economic, and corporate contexts from the beginning of World War II until the late ... More


Ugliness, Underground, Queer Difference

Yetta Howard

in Ugly Differences: Queer Female Sexuality in the Underground

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041884
eISBN:
9780252050572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041884.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The introductory chapter of Ugly Differences provides a theoretical overview of the book and its central interventions on the concepts of ugliness and the underground. It turns to ... More


Atomic Tracings:: Radioisotopes in Biology and Medicine

Angela N. H. Creager

in Science and Technology in the Global Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027953
eISBN:
9780262326100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027953.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The U.S. government developed atomic energy for peacetime after World War II in the form of radioactive isotopes, produced in a former Manhattan Project reactor and distributed to civilian ... More


The Necessity Defense

Sherry F. Colb and Michael C. Dorf

in Beating Hearts: Abortion and Animal Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231175142
eISBN:
9780231540957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175142.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Nearly all of the existing uses that humans make of animals, their products and their body parts are plainly unjustified, because humans can thrive without such use of animals. By contrast, most ... More


To Have and to Be

in Freedom and Limits

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256747
eISBN:
9780823261390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256747.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Lachs explores concrete problems in contemporary society concerning possession, progress, and indiscriminate experimentation. Behind these lies a preoccupation with the future—both its promise and ... More


The Rocky Road to Networked and Effects-Based Expeditionary Forces: Military Transformation in the Bundeswehr

Heiko Borchert

in A Transformation Gap?: American Innovations and European Military Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763776
eISBN:
9780804781800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763776.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter demonstrates that the Bundeswehr is fully absorbed in a demanding a transformation process with a distinctly German footprint. It reviews the German understanding of defense ... More


Practicing Laws: Experiments with Institution Building

Rebecca Neaera Abers

in Practical Authority: Agency and Institutional Change in Brazilian Water Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199985265
eISBN:
9780199364367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199985265.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focusses on the interaction between law-making and the implementation of new reform models. The main focus of the chapter is on the decade following the passage of the 1997 National ... More


Hala Alabdallah Yakoub: Documentary as Poetic Subjective Experience in Syria

Stefanie Van de Peer

in Negotiating Dissidence: The Pioneering Women of Arab Documentary

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696062
eISBN:
9781474434836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696062.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Against all the odds, and within a highly restrictive production context, women have been and continue to be the most politically engaged filmmakers in Syria. While feature‐length fiction films by ... More


Truth and the Experiential

Pablo F. Gómez

in Experiential Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630878
eISBN:
9781469630892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630878.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The chapter examines the fundamental transformations to ways of knowing the natural world effected by black ritual practitioners in the seventeenth-century Caribbean. During this pivotal period, ... More


Complexity and Experimentation in the Western

Todd Berliner

in Hollywood Aesthetic: Pleasure in American Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190658748
eISBN:
9780190658786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658748.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 12 explains the aesthetic value of increased complexity in genre filmmaking by examining filmmakers’ efforts to continually complicate the figure of the western hero. The chapter studies the ... More


‘Our Industrial Age’: Planning, Industrialisation and Large Dams

Peter Sutoris

in Visions of Development: Films Division of India and the Imagination of Progress, 1948–75

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190608323
eISBN:
9780190663001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608323.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter analyzes a sample of Films Division documentaries that deal with economic development and material progress. It shows that films on India’s five-year plans, industrialization and large ... More


Films Division’s Transient Outliers, 1965–c.1973

Peter Sutoris

in Visions of Development: Films Division of India and the Imagination of Progress, 1948–75

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190608323
eISBN:
9780190663001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608323.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The final chapter focuses on the “outliers” among Films Division filmmakers and the tenure of Jehangir Bhownagary, who attempted to reform the institution during Indira Gandhi’s first term as prime ... More


View: