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Epilogue

M. A. Aldrich

in The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097773
eISBN:
9789882207585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097773.003.0061
Subject:
History, Asian History

The mosaic of Old Peking is complete. The Italian diplomat Daniele Vare struggled with the dilemma of cultural relativism during his postings in Peking. Vare wrote novels set during the Qing and ... More


Standard Chinese

San Duanmu

in Syllable Structure: The Limits of Variation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199267590
eISBN:
9780191708367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267590.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter offers an analysis of distribution patterns of sounds and syllables in Standard Chinese, including sound frequencies and onset, rhyme, syllable, and tonal frequencies. It also discusses ... More


Crusades: Fall of Constantinople (1204): Innocent III: Balsamon

Henry Chadwick

in East and West: The Making of a Rift in the Church: From Apostolic Times until the Council of Florence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264575
eISBN:
9780191698958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264575.003.0037
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses Pope Innocent III and his idea of launching another crusade, and the interest of building an alliance between Constantinople and the papacy to put a check on German ambitions ... More


Last Words: Considering Contemporary Cinema

Jason Wood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171977
eISBN:
9780231850698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171977.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book features interviews with Christopher Nolan, Harmony Korine, Charlie Kaufmann, Nicolas Winding Refn, Wim Wenders, Michael Winterbottom, Christian Petzhold, and many others. Each interview is ... More


Conflicting Narratives and Images

Kathleen M. German

in Promises of Citizenship: Film Recruitment of African Americans in World War II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812353
eISBN:
9781496812391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812353.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter reveals the successful adaptation of the conversion narrative in additional Office of War Information films intended to solidify African American support for the war. At the same time, ... More


Writing Back Home: Tash Aw's The Harmony Silk Factory, Vyvyane Loh's Breaking the Tongue, and Lau Siew Mei's Playing Madame Mao

Eddie Tay

in Colony, Nation, and Globalisation: Not at Home in Singaporean and Malaysian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028740
eISBN:
9789882206762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028740.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines how a reworking of cultural memory may provide a way out of the commodification of subjectivities caused by globalization. It analyzes Tash Aw's The Harmony Silk Factory, ... More


The Practical Anarchist: Writings of Josiah Warren

Crispin Sartwell (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233700
eISBN:
9780823241828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233700.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This book presents the writings of Josiah Warren (1798–1873), often called “the first American anarchist.” Many of his writings are published here for the first time, or for the first time since they ... More


Plato

Filippo Del Lucchese

in Monstrosity and Philosophy: Radical Otherness in Greek and Latin Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456203
eISBN:
9781474476935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456203.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Grounded on the reading of Timeus, book X of The Laws, and book V of The Republic, this chapter analyses the process of invention of idealism, which consists first and foremost in the subordination ... More


Cowboys and Yodeling

Timothy E. Wise

in Yodeling and Meaning in American Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496805805
eISBN:
9781496805843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805805.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter is concerned with the role yodeling played in mass media constructions of the fictional cowboy in the early twentieth century. With the emphasis on semiotics and musical connotation, it ... More


Pieces of Tradition: An Analysis of Contemporary Tonal Music

Daniel Harrison

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190244460
eISBN:
9780190244484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190244460.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Tonality continued to be a viable compositional technique well after it was claimed to have been made obsolete by novel developments around the turn of the twentieth century. The attention of music ... More


The Peaceful Revolutionist

Crispin Sartwell

in The Practical Anarchist: Writings of Josiah Warren

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233700
eISBN:
9780823241828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233700.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

The Peaceful Revolutionist has often been called the first anarchist periodical; it was published by Warren in 1833, using print he made on the family stove. A full issue and substantial selections ... More


Carter

David Schiff

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190259150
eISBN:
9780190259181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259150.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book surveys the life and work of the great American composer Elliott Carter (1908–2012). It examines his formative, and often ambivalent, engagements with Charles Ives and other ... More


Feng-shui: Ideology and Ecology

E. N. Anderson

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195090109
eISBN:
9780197560617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195090109.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

My first direct encounter with feng-shui came soon after I arrived in Hong Kong in 1965. A new hospital was being built on a hill overlooking Castle Peak Bay, where my ... More


Chinese Nutritional Therapy

E. N. Anderson

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195090109
eISBN:
9780197560617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195090109.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

Chinese nutritional therapy—the use of food as medicine, to treat illness and physical challenge—provides an ideal ground for studies of how people think about their ... More


Italian Neorealist Influences

Jay McRoy

in New Punk Cinema

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620340
eISBN:
9780748671052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620340.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter begins by revising and reassessing the Italian neo-realist movement as a filmic renaissance that, along with the French New Wave, has had the most profound impact on post-war cinema. It ... More


Harmony

Michael J. Lewis

in City of Refuge: Separatists and Utopian Town Planning

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171814
eISBN:
9781400884315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171814.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on Johann Georg Rapp, who persuaded nearly a thousand of his followers to leave Germany for America, where they would build three towns in the wilderness, and in the process ... More


The End of the Brown Era

Derrick Bell

in Silent Covenants: Brown v. Board of Education and the Unfulfilled Hopes for Racial Reform

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195172720
eISBN:
9780197562345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195172720.003.0015
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The Emancipation Proclamation remains a positive moment in American history despite its mainly symbolic character. Brown v. Board of Education has achieved and will ... More


The Harmony Way

Barbara Alice Mann

in Spirits of Blood, Spirits of Breath: The Twinned Cosmos of Indigenous America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199997060
eISBN:
9780190456481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997060.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The Twinned Cosmos pervades every facet of Indigenous philosophy, so that all things are perceived as coming in two’s and four’s and multiples thereof. It is the task of all sentient things—and ... More


The concept of ṛtá in the Ṛgveda

Joanna Jurewicz

in Universe and Inner Self in Early Indian and Early Greek Thought

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474410991
eISBN:
9781474426695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410991.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The abstract Sanskrit concept rta (cosmos, order, truth) in the Rgveda can be shown to develop from the fundamental concrete experience of herding cows. Cognitive linguistics reveals the mechanisms ... More


Harmonia and ṛtá

Aditi Chaturvedi

in Universe and Inner Self in Early Indian and Early Greek Thought

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474410991
eISBN:
9781474426695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410991.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Greek harmonia and Sanskrit rta, both meaning cosmological principles of order, both derive from an Indo-European root meaning to fit or arrange. The similarity of harmonia and rta is explored in ... More


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