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Byzantium: The Palace and the City

Judith Herrin

in Margins and Metropolis: Authority across the Byzantine Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153018
eISBN:
9781400845224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153018.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines the mutual relations of palace and city in Byzantium. More specifically, it considers the link between the imperial court within the Great Palace of Constantinople and the local ... More


Scott Joplin in Sedalia, 1894–1898

Edward A. Berlin

in King of Ragtime: Scott Joplin and His Era

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101089
eISBN:
9780199853120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101089.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

In 1894, Scott Joplin arrived in Sedalia. Joplin was a visitor at the Queen City Cornet Band's rehearsals in 1894–1895. The author argues that there is no evidence as to whether Joplin had a ... More


Sedalia, Cradle of Classic Ragtime

Edward A. Berlin

in King of Ragtime: Scott Joplin and His Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199740321
eISBN:
9780190245221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740321.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American, Opera

In Sedalia, Missouri, a railroad center for shipping livestock and produce, Joplin found a town rich in employment possibilities for musicians. Aside from music in the bars, gambling houses, and ... More


Mastering Direct Action

Kim Bobo and Marién Casillas Pabellón

in The Worker Center Handbook: A Practical Guide for Starting and Building the New Labor Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704475
eISBN:
9781501705892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704475.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explains how a worker center can master direct action, which occurs when a group of people directly confronts a target (the person or people with the power to give you what you want) ... More


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