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The Geography of Culture: The Expansion of Musical Life in the Provinces

Lynn M. Sargeant

in Harmony and Discord: Music and the Transformation of Russian Cultural Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735266
eISBN:
9780199894505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735266.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the role of the Russian Musical Society in fostering the expansion of musical institutions into the provinces. The expansion of musical life is tied to broader processes of ... More


The Kazan School

David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye

in Russian Orientalism: Asia in the Russian Mind from Peter the Great to the Emigration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110630
eISBN:
9780300162899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110630.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The confluence of the Volga and Kama rivers provided a three-way maritime link between Europe, the Near East, and East Asia. In the fifth century c.e. the Turkic Bulgars founded the city of Bolgar in ... More


Missionary Orientology

David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye

in Russian Orientalism: Asia in the Russian Mind from Peter the Great to the Emigration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110630
eISBN:
9780300162899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110630.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1854, Nicholas I officially shut down Kazan University's chairs in orientology. The Most Holy Synod in St. Petersburg then authorized the Missionary Division at the Kazan Theological Academy, with ... More


The Anti-Communist Crusade on the Screen

Reynold Humphries

in Hollywood's Blacklists: A Political and Cultural History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624553
eISBN:
9780748651153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624553.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Of all the friendly witnesses who appeared during the congressional hearings, two in particular have taken on a special symbolic status because of the circumstances and the repercussions of their ... More


The Tale of Kazan

G. G. Rowley

in An Imperial Concubine's Tale: Scandal, Shipwreck, and Salvation in Seventeenth-Century Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158541
eISBN:
9780231530873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158541.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines one contemporary account of the dragon-scale scandal: The Tale of Kazan. First printed in 1959, The Tale of Kazan is a novelette named after its hero, Kasannoin Tadanaga, one of ... More


East of Eden in Cinemascope: Intimacy Writ Large

Ariel Rogers

in Cinematic Appeals: The Experience of New Movie Technologies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159173
eISBN:
9780231535786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159173.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how Elia Kazan's version of East of Eden (1955) both draws on and transgresses the widescreen norms established by early Cinerama and CinemaScope films, such as This Is Cinerama ... More


Strangeness in the Early Nineteenth Century: Commercialism, Conservatism, and Diffusion

W. Puck Brecher

in The Aesthetics of Strangeness: Eccentricity and Madness in Early Modern Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836665
eISBN:
9780824871116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836665.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter begins by examining the impact of Ban Kōkei's Kinsei kijinden on publishing and print culture, particularly how the signifiers ki and kijin became applied to an array of contexts, ... More


Insider Muslims

James H. Meyer

in Turks Across Empires: Marketing Muslim Identity in the Russian-Ottoman Borderlands, 1856-1914

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198725145
eISBN:
9780191792564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725145.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the imperial heartland, focusing upon Kazan. Muslim elites in central Russia, it argues, played important roles as mediators between tsarist officials and larger populations of ... More


Rebel Idealism: Hollywood in Havana during the Batistato, 1952–1958

Megan Feeney

in Hollywood in Havana: US Cinema and Revolutionary Nationalism in Cuba before 1959

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226593555
eISBN:
9780226593722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226593722.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores film reception and US-Cuban film business relations in Havana during Batista’s military dictatorship (1952–58), in which the Cuban appropriation of pre-1959 Hollywood toward the ... More


One Touch of Venus: Love among Strangers with Forty Minutes for Lunch

Kara Anne Gardner

in Agnes de Mille: Telling Stories in Broadway Dance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199733682
eISBN:
9780190246082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733682.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

This chapter describes de Mille’s collaboration with composer Kurt Weill on the musical One Touch of Venus, which followed on the heels of Oklahoma!’s success. De Mille’s collaboration with Weill was ... More


De Facto Empire: The Rise of Moscow

Nancy Shields Kollmann

in The Russian Empire 1450-1801

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199280513
eISBN:
9780191822803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280513.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter surveys the consolidation of regional political power by the grand princes of Moscow in the fourteenth through mid-sixteenth centuries. It reflects on the heritage of the Kyiv Rus’ ... More


Assembling Empire: The First Centuries

Nancy Shields Kollmann

in The Russian Empire 1450-1801

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199280513
eISBN:
9780191822803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280513.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

The chapter surveys Russia’s expansion into a multi-ethnic empire from the mid-sixteenth through the seventeenth century, developing the concept of imperial “intermediaries,” whereby empire was ... More


Confessionalization in a Multi-ethnic Empire

Nancy Shields Kollmann

in The Russian Empire 1450-1801

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199280513
eISBN:
9780191822803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280513.003.0021
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter surveys the state’s policy towards non-Orthodox faiths and communities in the eighteenth-century empire, which reflected its overall policy of tolerance of difference. It considers ... More


Documentary Acts: Archival Genres in Anti-Religious Struggle

Sonja Luehrmann

in Religion in Secular Archives: Soviet Atheism and Historical Knowledge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199943623
eISBN:
9780190255244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199943623.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Historiography

This chapter introduces the concept of documentation as a form of action, inspired by speech act theory and the ethnography of bureaucracies. Using the records of the Commissioner for Religious ... More


Corn Flakes

David Haven Blake

in Liking Ike: Eisenhower, Advertising, and the Rise of Celebrity Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278182
eISBN:
9780190278212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278182.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Eisenhower’s use of advertising produced a significant backlash among his contemporaries. George Ball, a key adviser to his Democratic opponent, Adlai Stevenson, denounced the Republicans’ ... More


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