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Zurich and the Confederation

W. P. Stephens

in Zwingli: An Introduction to His Thought

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263630
eISBN:
9780191682629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263630.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter deals with Zurich and the Swiss confederation, in the context of Zwingli's life and work. After providing a brief background of Zurich and Swiss confederation, it situates him at ... More


London, Zurich, 1652–1658

Noel Malcolm

in John Pell (1611-1685) and His Correspondence with Sir Charles Cavendish: The Mental World of an Early Modern Mathematician

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198564843
eISBN:
9780191713750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564843.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter chronicles the life of John Pell in London and Zurich from 1652 to 1658. After his return from Breda, John Pell spent nearly two years in England. However, the evidence for this part of ... More


Modelling Sagalassos: Creation of a 3D Archaeological Virtual Site

Luc Van Gool, Marc Pollefeys, Marc Proesmans, and Alexey Zalesny

in Images and Artefacts of the Ancient World

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262962
eISBN:
9780191734533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262962.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

This chapter discusses the goals of the Murale project, an Information Society Technologies (IST) project, which is funded by the European Commission in order to advance the use of computer ... More


Holland as a Body Politic, II: Seeds of Discord

James D. Tracy

in The Founding of the Dutch Republic: War, Finance, and Politics in Holland, 1572-1588

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199209118
eISBN:
9780191706134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209118.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Holland's Baltic trade flourished as never before, and skilled immigrants helped revive local industries. But prosperity raised a political issue: should Holland trade with provinces loyal to Spain? ... More


The Poets' War

Frederick C. Beiser

in Diotima's Children: German Aesthetic Rationalism from Leibniz to Lessing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199573011
eISBN:
9780191722202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573011.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, History of Philosophy

This chapter focuses on one of the most famous episodes in German cultural history in the early 18th century: Gottsched's bitter quarrel with the Swiss aestheticians J. J. Bodmer and J. J. ... More


The Decorated Home of the Rabbi of Zurich

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/9780691156996.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter offers a testimonial to the influence that success had on the development of the aesthetic taste of Jewish financiers. It describes the decorations in an apartment discovered in the ... More


Don’t Waste your Money! Forget the Jubilee Book! The Case for an Integrated Anniversary Approach: A Corporate Archivist’s View

Thomas Inglin

in Crisis, Credibility and Corporate History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781381373
eISBN:
9781781384886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381373.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Zurich Insurance Group celebrated the 100-year anniversary of her US-branch in with a jubilee event in 2012. The company’s anniversary was approached as an integrated campaign: tie together the past, ... More


Prelude in Switzerland 1919–1921

Donald Prater

in A Ringing Glass: The Life of Rainer Maria Rilke

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158912
eISBN:
9780191673405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158912.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, European Literature

Rilke was persuaded to give lectures in Zurich and there followed a triumphal tour through the cities of German Switzerland: St. Gallen first, then Lucerne, Basle, Berne, and finally in Winterthur. ... More


Zwingli: An Introduction to His Thought

W. P. Stephens

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263630
eISBN:
9780191682629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263630.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This book provides an introduction to Zwingli's thought. It discusses the main areas of debate in Zwingli studies, and engages with a variety of interpretations of Zwingli. In the opening chapters ... More


No Time to be Brief: A scientific biography of Wolfgang Pauli

Charles P. Enz

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198564799
eISBN:
9780191713835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564799.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This book, the first biography on the life of the physicist Wolfgang Pauli, analyses his scientific work and describes the evolution of his thinking. Pauli spent 30 years as a professor at the ... More


The famous professor returns

Charles P. Enz

in No Time to be Brief: A scientific biography of Wolfgang Pauli

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198564799
eISBN:
9780191713835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564799.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter begins with details of Pauli’s return to Zurich. It also describes his letters to Jung, his responses to Julian Schwinger’s papers, and his lectures on new field theory.


Categorization Struggles

Andreas Wimmer

in Ethnic Boundary Making: Institutions, Power, Networks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199927371
eISBN:
9780199980536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927371.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Social Theory

Does ethnicity determine the formation of groups in immigrant societies? Multiculturalism and radical constructivism give opposing answers to this question. This chapter provides an empirical ... More


The Outcome of the Two Applications

A. W. BRIAN SIMPSON

in Human Rights and the End of Empire: Britain and the Genesis of the European Convention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267897
eISBN:
9780191714115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267897.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter gives an account of the visit of the sub-commission to Cyprus, the oral hearings, hostility of the colonial authorities and their management of the visit, the part played by the UK ... More


Moving Modernism: The Urge to Abstraction in Painting, Dance, Cinema

Nell Andrew

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190057275
eISBN:
9780190057312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190057275.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book reenacts the simultaneous eruption of three spectacular revolutions—the development of pictorial abstraction, the first modern dance, and the birth of cinema—which together changed the ... More


Joyce and Feminism

Karen R. Lawrence

in Who's Afraid of James Joyce?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034775
eISBN:
9780813038612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034775.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter addresses the issue of hospitality to women in a more institutional context: the International James Joyce Foundation and through the author's own experience beginning at the Zurich ... More


Archiving the Archive: Scribal and Material Culture in 17th-Century Zurich

Sundar Henny

in Archives and Information in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780197266250
eISBN:
9780191869181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266250.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This contribution is an exercise in amalgamation: it seeks to blur the distinctions between archival and scribal culture, between form and content, and between the history of the book and history of ... More


Zurich

Sean McMeekin

in The Red Millionaire: A Political Biography of Willy Munzenberg, Moscow's Secret Propaganda Tsar in the West

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098471
eISBN:
9780300130096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098471.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses Munzenberg's attempts at leaving behind the struggles of Erfurt. His first attempt proved daunting until he and a friend met up with members of Offenbach's Youth Socialist ... More


Lorna Feijóo and Nelson Madrigal

Toba Singer

in Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044026
eISBN:
9780813046259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044026.003.0033
Subject:
Music, Dance

Described by critics as “stunning with an exceptional attention to detail,” Lorna Feijóo (daughter of Lupe Calzadilla and sister of Lorena Feijóo) and her husband Nelson Madrigal, both principals at ... More


Einstein’s Intellectual Odyssey to General Relativity

Hanoch Gutfreund and Jürgen Renn

in The Road to Relativity: The History and Meaning of Einstein's "The Foundation of General Relativity", Featuring the Original Manuscript of Einstein's Masterpiece

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175812
eISBN:
9781400865765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175812.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This section discusses the development of Albert Einstein's ideas and attitudes as he struggled for eight years to come up with a general theory of relativity that would meet the physical and ... More


Inside Swiss Banking

Stefan Leins

in Stories of Capitalism: Inside the Role of Financial Analysts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226523392
eISBN:
9780226523569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226523569.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter gives an overview of the history of Swiss banking, of how Zurich became a financial center and of how the social role of the Swiss banker emerged over time. It introduces how financial ... More


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