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Postscript

Robert Tobin

in The Minority Voice: Hubert Butler and Southern Irish Protestantism, 1900-1991

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641567
eISBN:
9780191738418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641567.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This brief postscript ends the monograph by recalling the Hubert Butler Centenary Celebration held in October 2000 at Kilkenny Castle. The gathering brought together a wide range of Butler's ... More


Players

Helena Waddy

in Oberammergau in the Nazi Era: The Fate of a Catholic Village in Hitler's Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195371277
eISBN:
9780199777341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371277.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter Five focuses on a special 1934 anniversary Passion Play season, the success of which required a truce between Nazi and Catholic villagers soon threatened by an escalating feud between the ... More


German Jews and Figurative Art: Appreciation and Reservation

Joseph Shatzmiller

in Cultural Exchange: Jews, Christians, and Art in the Medieval Marketplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156996
eISBN:
9781400846092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156996.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter briefly reviews the art history from 1230–1450 CE in order to better understand the cultural profile of the rabbi, and to evaluate the contribution of the wall paintings in his house as ... More


Afterword: the citizens of Simpleton

David Brackett

in Interpreting Popular Music

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225411
eISBN:
9780520925700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225411.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on XTC's 1989 recording The Mayor of Simpleton. It analyzes this song in relation to the tension between academic discourse and the constitution of the popular song as an object ... More


City Drama: Thomas Jordan’s Lord Mayor’s Shows

SUSAN J. OWEN

in Restoration Theatre and Crisis

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183877
eISBN:
9780191674129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183877.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter looks at Thomas Jordan's Lord Mayor's Shows, a vigorous drama outside the theatres which is opposed to Tory drama in the theatres in important respects. The differences from Tory plays ... More


Arshad Begum Ajeeb: The Mayorees

Wahida Shaffi (ed.)

in Our stories, our lives: Inspiring Muslim women's voices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424105
eISBN:
9781447302889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424105.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter presents the story of Arshad Begum Ajeeb, the first-ever Asian Lady Mayoress in Great Britain. Arshad at first believed that she would not be Lady Mayoress if her husband got elected. ... More


Horizons of the Masque

Lauren Shohet

in Reading Masques: The English Masque and Public Culture in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199295890
eISBN:
9780191594311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295890.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter shows that mid‐ and late‐ seventeenth‐century booksellers' catalogues designate public theatrical masques, Interregnum closet pieces, and Restoration operas as “masques.” Masques were ... More


London within England: A City State?

Tony Travers

in Governing England: English Identity and Institutions in a Changing United Kingdom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266465
eISBN:
9780191879609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266465.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

London, by virtue of its large population, has long been the dominant city within the UK. It has had a number of forms of government since the mid-19th century including, most recently, the creation ... More


The Mayor of Casterbridge:: The Bounds of Propriety

Marjorie Garson

in Hardy's Fables of Integrity: Woman, Body, Text

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122234
eISBN:
9780191671371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122234.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Although it is commonly perceived that The Mayor of Casterbridge is Hardy's most shapely and controlled novel, this notion is still dependent on how the reader recognizes both Shakespearian and ... More


The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Andrew E. Stoner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

First-ever biography of controversial journalist and author Randy Shilts, one of the nation’s first openly gay reporters for a major daily newspaper. Known for his tenacity in reporting, he quickly ... More


The KFC Yum! Center

Jim Host and Eric A. Moyen

in Changing the Game: My Career in Collegiate Sports Marketing

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813179551
eISBN:
9780813179582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179551.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Host resigned his cabinet position in 2005 but agreed to continue as chair of the Louisville Arena Task Force (LATF). Its members agreed that Louisville needed a new arena but disagreed on the ... More


Epilogue

Mary Morrissey

in Politics and the Paul's Cross Sermons, 1558–1642

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571765
eISBN:
9780191728709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571765.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The fate of the Paul’s Cross sermons after building work on the cathedral led to the closure of the outdoor pulpit in 1633/4 is described. The survival of the Paul’s Cross series, in sermons preached ... More


The East India Company

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0034
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author describes the East India Company, the Board of Control, the Lord Mayor of London including the nature and extent of his jurisdiction, Westminster and guild-hall, the Lord Mayor's feast, ... More


Village, Town, and City Level: Vertical Ties Bringing Resources

Daniel P. Aldrich

in Black Wave: How Networks and Governance Shaped Japan's 3/11 Disasters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226638263
eISBN:
9780226638577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226638577.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 3 moves up one level of analysis to the perspective of the village, town, and city. Some municipalities saw high levels of mortality in the tsunami, while others did not. Exposure to the ... More


The Legacy of Berlin 1936 and the German Past: Problems and Possibilities

Kay Schiller and Christopher Young

in The 1972 Munich Olympics and the Making of Modern Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262133
eISBN:
9780520947580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262133.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the impact of the controversial 1936 Berlin Games on Munich's hosting of the 1972 Olympics. It examines the relationship between the International Olympic Committiee (IOC) and ... More


Sex in the City: A Comparison of Aztec Ceramic Figurines to Copal Figurines from the Templo Mayor

Cecelia F. Klein and Naoli Victoria Lona

in Mesoamerican Figurines: Small-Scale Indices of Large-Scale Social Phenomena

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033303
eISBN:
9780813039350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033303.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The most significant and largest temple-pyramid in the Tenochtitlan or the Aztec imperial capital was a ceramic figurine. Although these ceramic figurines were easy to transport and were widely ... More


Religion and Gentrification in the Twenty-First-Century City

Alyssa Maldonado-Estrada

in Lifeblood of the Parish: Men and Catholic Devotion in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479872244
eISBN:
9781479868346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479872244.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how Williamsburg, Brooklyn, captures, in miniature, broader twentieth- and twenty-first-century trends of deindustrialization, urban renewal and the decline of the white ethnic ... More


Open Accommodations in the All American City

Tracy E. K’Meyer

in Civil Rights in the Gateway to the South: Louisville, Kentucky, 1945-1980

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125398
eISBN:
9780813135274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125398.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on an ordinance passed by the Louisville Board of Aldermen making it illegal to discriminate based on race in any place of business open to the general public, the first such ... More


William Beckford: First Prime Minister of the London Empire

Perry Gauci

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166750
eISBN:
9780300195163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166750.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This biography of William Beckford provides a unique look at eighteenth-century British history from the perspective of the colonies. Even in his own time, Beckford was seen as a metaphor for the ... More


Transport for London: success despite Westminster?

Peter White

in Traffic jam: Ten years of 'sustainable' transport in the UK

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420732
eISBN:
9781447304050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420732.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter aims to provide an account of recent developments in transport policy in London, England. It examines the relevance of these developments to other regions and evaluates the extent to ... More


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