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MARCO FAUSTINI AND HIS COMPANIES

Beth L. Glixon and Jonathan E. Glixon

in Inventing the Business of Opera: The Impresario and His World in Seventeenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195154160
eISBN:
9780199868483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154160.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter follows the career of Marco Faustini at three different Venetian theaters: S. Aponal, S. Cassiano, and SS. Giovanni e Paolo (the most prestigious theater of its time) between the years ... More


DANCERS, EXTRAS, AND THE ORCHESTRA

Beth L. Glixon and Jonathan E. Glixon

in Inventing the Business of Opera: The Impresario and His World in Seventeenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195154160
eISBN:
9780199868483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154160.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter looks at the expenses associated with dancers, extras, and the orchestra. Dance provided an important visual and musical component of 17th-century opera. Giovanni Battista Balbi, who ... More


Fighting from a Distance: How Filipino Exiles Helped Topple a Dictator

Jose V. Fuentecilla

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037580
eISBN:
9780252095092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037580.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book describes how Filipino exiles and immigrants in the United States played a crucial role in the grassroots revolution that overthrew the fourteen-year dictatorship of former president ... More


Compositio Loci: Tibet

Trent Pomplun

in Jesuit on the Roof of the World: Ippolito Desideri's Mission to Tibet

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195377866
eISBN:
9780199869466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377866.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter assesses Desideri's manuscripts in light of similar literature written by Jesuits in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. It shows that the missionary's descriptions of ... More


Levinas and the Postcolonial: Race, Nation, Other

John E. Drabinski

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641031
eISBN:
9780748652617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641031.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

What can we learn from reading Levinas alongside postcolonial theories of difference? With that question in view, this book undertakes readings of Gayatri Spivak, Homi Bhabha, Édouard Glissant, and ... More


Psychedelic Frontiers in Religion

William A. Richards and G. William Barnard

in Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174060
eISBN:
9780231540919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174060.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

Underdeveloped areas of religious thought, Understanding prophets and prophecies, Decisions in Religious Life, Theological Circles, Martin Kaehler, Christ Archetype, Origin of Religions, Entheogens ... More


Far-Fetched Facts: The Literature of Travel and the Idea of the South Seas

Neil Rennie

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186274
eISBN:
9780191674471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186274.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This book is an essay in the history of the literature of travel, real and imaginary, from classical times, via the early accounts of the New World, to the accounts of the South Sea Islands that lay ... More


 Consolidating a National Present: The Cultural Center of the Philippines

Christi-Anne Castro

in Musical Renderings of the Philippine Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199746408
eISBN:
9780199894758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746408.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter illustrates the institutionalization of culture and the display of modernism under the Marcos dictatorship through the creation of the Cultural Center of the Philippines in the late ... More


Political Economy

Emmanuel S. de Dios and Paul D. Hutchcroft

in The Philippine Economy: Development, Policies, and Challenges

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195158984
eISBN:
9780199869107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195158989.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Provides a brief account of major historical trends in the Philippine political economy. It begins by examining the character of the economic elite that emerged during the country's integration into ... More


The Medieval Expansion of Europe

J. R. S. Phillips

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207405
eISBN:
9780191677656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207405.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Between the year 1000 and the middle of the 14th century a remarkable series of events unfolded as Europeans made contact with a substantial part of the inhabited world, much of it never previously ... More


Epilogue: Contemporary Seductions

Moyra Haslett

in Byron's Don Juan and the Don Juan Legend

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184324
eISBN:
9780191674198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184324.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter examines Lord Byron's epic poem Don Juan in the context of contemporary seductions. The myth of Don Juan during the Regency Period was as much a product of the debate about his character ... More


Florida and the 2016 Election of Donald J. Trump

Matthew T. Corrigan and Michael Binder (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056234
eISBN:
9780813058047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056234.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In one of the surprising US presidential elections in recent history, the Florida played a central role in the election of reality/star businessman Donald Trump.This book examines the importance of ... More


Scholarship and the imagination

J. R. S. Phillips

in The Medieval Expansion of Europe

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207405
eISBN:
9780191677656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207405.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter offers a series of impressions which were current in Europe as it entered the 15th century. The result is that there were a great variety of ideas present and an erratic line of ... More


The Alexander Romances in the Middle Ages

John Boardman

in Alexander the Great

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181752
eISBN:
9780691184043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181752.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines how fantastic tales about Alexander's life and adventures after he had conquered the “known world,” were current soon after his death. Very possibly these were to some degree ... More


Iconography and Wetsite Archaeology of Florida's Watery Realms

Ryan Wheeler and Joanna Ostapkowicz (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400783
eISBN:
9781683401056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400783.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Frank Hamilton Cushing’s 1896 excavations at Key Marco revealed astonishing carved and painted wooden artifacts rarely seen by archaeologists. Those following in Cushing’s footsteps have assembled a ... More


The Philippines’ “Bloodless Revolution”

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

in Nonviolent Revolutions: Civil Resistance in the Late 20th Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199778201
eISBN:
9780199897216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778201.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Ferdinand Marcos ruled the Philippines for two decades, using his position to amass a personal fortune. When Benigno Aquino—Marcos’s key political rival—was assassinated in 1983, cross-class ... More


Comparative Political Systems: Family Dynasties in the Philippines and Cambodia

Daniel C. O'Neill

in Dividing ASEAN and Conquering the South China Sea: China's Financial Power Projection

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455966
eISBN:
9789888455461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455966.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents a comparative study of politics and political institutions in Cambodia and the Philippines, which were long at the extremes within ASEAN regarding whether the members should ... More


Sino-Philippine Relations: Back to the Future?

Daniel C. O'Neill

in Dividing ASEAN and Conquering the South China Sea: China's Financial Power Projection

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455966
eISBN:
9789888455461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455966.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter first provides an overview of the history of Sino-Philippine relations, noting the strong improvement during Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s term as president from 2001-2010. It uses each ... More


The Cold War Era: Global Empire, the Rise of Marcos, and Civil Rights

Michael W. McCann and George I. Lovell

in Union by Law: Filipino American Labor Activists, Rights Radicalism, and Racial Capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226679877
eISBN:
9780226680071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680071.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This prologue outlines a variety of developments in the post-World War II era that set the stage for Part Two of our historical narrative. On the one hand, the Philippines emerged economically ... More


LELO, ACWA, and the Politics of Civil Rights Mobilization

Michael W. McCann and George I. Lovell

in Union by Law: Filipino American Labor Activists, Rights Radicalism, and Racial Capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226679877
eISBN:
9780226680071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680071.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter follows the rebirth of the oppositional rights tradition among a younger generation of Filipino American cannery workers and their diverse allies in the 1970s. A critical dimension of ... More


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