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The Sociological Congruence of Record Company Deception1

Damon J. Phillips

in Shaping Jazz: Cities, Labels, and the Global Emergence of an Art Form

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150888
eISBN:
9781400846481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150888.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines the sociological congruence of record company deception. It explores deception through the lens of organizational role identities, where role identities are a function of when ... More


Sociological Congruence and Record Company Comparative Advantage

Damon J. Phillips

in Shaping Jazz: Cities, Labels, and the Global Emergence of an Art Form

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150888
eISBN:
9781400846481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150888.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines why the firms that introduced a type of recorded jazz that was successful switched to champion another type of jazz that was less successful. Using both qualitative historical ... More


The Sociological Congruence of Identity Sequences and Adoption Narratives1

Damon J. Phillips

in Shaping Jazz: Cities, Labels, and the Global Emergence of an Art Form

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150888
eISBN:
9781400846481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150888.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines the sociological congruence of identity sequences and adoption narratives of cultural products, with a particular focus on the identities of the individual jazz recordings and ... More


The Victorians, Islam and the Idea of Progress

Martin Pugh

in Britain and Islam: A History from 622 to the Present Day

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300234947
eISBN:
9780300249293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300234947.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter assesses Victorian progress, and considers a marked shift in British thinking during the nineteenth century. After the comparative tolerance of the eighteenth century, the Victorian era ... More


Secret Belief: 1860–1900

Thomas Waters

in Cursed Britain: A History of Witchcraft and Black Magic in Modern Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300221404
eISBN:
9780300249453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221404.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter turns to the later 1800s. During this time, better policing stemmed one-on-one violence against witches. Vicious individual attacks on spellcasters waned and many commentators concluded ... More


Old Ways of Playing

Richard Holt

in Sport and the British: A Modern History

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192852298
eISBN:
9780191670541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192852298.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the traditional sports in Great Britain from the early 18th to the mid-19th century. Contrary to popular belief, a remarkable range of popular games and contests were played and ... More


Science and the Social Good: Nature, Culture, and Community, 1865-1965

John P. Herron

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195383546
eISBN:
9780199870523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383546.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

From the beginnings of industrial capitalism to contemporary disputes over evolution, nature has long been part of the public debate over the social good. As such, many natural scientists throughout ... More


Introduction: The Variorum as a Window onto Cultural History

Dayton Haskin

in John Donne in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199212422
eISBN:
9780191707216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212422.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This introduction looks at the Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne in relation to other features of literary and cultural history. The Donne Variorum serves as a window onto literary and ... More


Tory Daughters and the Politics of Marriage: Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë, and Elizabeth Gaskell

Patrick Parrinder

in Nation & Novel: The English Novel from its Origins to the Present Day

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264858
eISBN:
9780191698989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264858.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The politics and the national interest in marriage is discussed in the chapter. Marriages among daughters of the members of aristocracy historically were arranged by their parents and usually against ... More


Afterword

Diane Mason

in The Secret Vice: Masturbation in Victorian Fiction and Medical Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077142
eISBN:
9781781701089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077142.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter reflects on the abiding nature of Victorian masturbatory discourse and examines the way the discourse is utilised and modified in the work of contemporary authors with specific reference ... More


Healing Black Magic: The unwitchers of late Victorian Britain

Thomas Waters

in Cursed Britain: A History of Witchcraft and Black Magic in Modern Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300221404
eISBN:
9780300249453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221404.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explains that, throughout the Victorian era, thousands of magicians made money from the dark arts. The urban fortune-tellers, itinerant Roma women, and powerful characters known as ... More


Frederick Pollock and the English Juristic Tradition

Neil Duxbury

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270224
eISBN:
9780191710384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270224.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Until the later decades of the 20th century, law developed little as an academic discipline in England. One exceptional period of intellectual growth, however, was the late-Victorian era, when a ... More


Victorian Poetry, Drama and Miscellaneous Prose 1832–1890

Paul Turner

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122395
eISBN:
9780191671401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122395.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book continues the story of English literature through most of the Victorian period — a period that in religion and politics, science and technology, social life and its physical environment, ... More


‘The great enigma of our times’

Emma Griffin

in Bread Winner: An Intimate History of the Victorian Economy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300230062
eISBN:
9780300252095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300230062.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This introductory chapter takes a look at how Victorian and Edwardian Britain's century of prosperity has failed to solve the age-old problem of poverty. Indeed, the social and economic changes ... More


The March of the Women: A Revisionist Analysis of the Campaign for Women's Suffrage, 1866-1914

Martin Pugh

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250226
eISBN:
9780191697890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250226.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book is the first comprehensive study of the campaign for women's suffrage to appear for over thirty years. It challenges the widely-held assumption that the Victorian suffragists underwent a ... More


The Order of Forms: Mathematic, Aesthetic, and Political Formalisms

Anna Kornbluh

in The Order of Forms: Realism, Formalism, and Social Space

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226653204
eISBN:
9780226653488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653488.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What does literature make, and what can literary criticism make with it? This book proposes a new theory of the novel as a social model, entailing a new program for literary critics and the ... More


Living Liberalism: Practical Citizenship in Mid-Victorian Britain

Elaine Hadley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226311883
eISBN:
9780226311906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226311906.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In the mid-Victorian era, liberalism was a practical politics: it had a party, it informed legislation, and it had adherents who identified with and expressed it as opinion. It was also the first ... More


Making the Peace: Public Order and Public Security in Modern Britain

Charles Townshend

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229780
eISBN:
9780191678929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229780.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In recent years, such episodes as the death of Blair Peach, the Miners' Strike, the Scarman Report, and the Ponting and Stalker affairs have raised serious doubts as to whether the ‘British trick’ of ... More


Walter Besant: A Latter-Day Dickens?

Andrzej Diniejko

in Walter Besant: The Business of Literature and the Pleasures of Reform

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620351
eISBN:
9781789623901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620351.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the extent of Walter Besant’s indebtedness to Charles Dickens’s oeuvre. It advances the thesis that of all Victorian novelists Dickens exerted a major influence not only on ... More


Englishness and Cricket in South Africa during the Boer War

Dean Allen (ed.)

in Locating the English Diaspora, 1500-2010

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318191
eISBN:
9781846317712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317712.012
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines the role of the sport of cricket in the English Diaspora in South Africa. It investigates the social construction of cricket during the Victorian era and its portrayal as the ... More


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