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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


Roget's Thesaurus, 1852 to 2002

Werner Hüllen

in Networks and Knowledge in Roget's Thesaurus

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199553235
eISBN:
9780191720352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553235.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Lexicography

The many succeeding editions of Roget's Thesaurus are marked by the fact that all of them adhere to the original ‘Plan of classification’ (macrostructure) and design of entry articles ... 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


The ‘Motion in Corruption’ of Donne's Anniversaries

Anne Cotterill

in Digressive Voices in Early Modern English Literature

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261178
eISBN:
9780191717598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261178.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter addresses the eccentric length and aggressive narrator of Donne's Anniversaries (1612). Donne uses the public occasion of lamenting a deceased girl he never knew to anatomize his own ... More


Marvell and the First Anniversary

Blair Worden

in Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230822
eISBN:
9780191696480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230822.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

Before ‘The First Anniversary’ came about, Andrew Marvell wrote next to nothing about the internal politics of the Puritan regimes whose external policies he favoured. He was virtually silent about ... More


He Sings the Body Electrum: Re-membering Elizabeth Drury

H. L. Meakin

in John Donne's Articulations of the Feminine

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184553
eISBN:
9780191674297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184553.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines the epitaph, elegy, and the poem Anniversaries, An Anatomy of the World written by John Donne on the occasion of Elizabeth Drury's death. It suggests that these works map out ... More


The Masque and the News

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/9780199295890.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines masques in the context of publicity, information, and evolving forms of public opinion. Public encounters with the masque reveal the early history of ‘news’, the circulation of ... More


Conclusion

ROGER PEARSON

in The Fables of Reason: A Study of Voltaire's Contes Philosophiques

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158806
eISBN:
9780191673375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158806.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses some of the things discussed during the December 1944 meeting at Sorbonne, which marked the 250th anniversary of Voltaire's birth. Two of the speakers at this event were Paul ... More


Passion’s Fortune: The Story of Mills & Boon

Joseph McAleer

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204558
eISBN:
9780191676345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204558.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This is the first history of Mills & Boon, the British publishing phenomenon that has become a household name, synonymous with romantic fiction. This book, published on the firm's 90th anniversary, ... More


Royal Oak

Ronald Hutton

in The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205708
eISBN:
9780191676758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205708.003.0027
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Owing to accidents of fortune, anniversaries in politics had first appeared in the winter, as will be described. In 1660, however, one was installed in May, to provide an annual thanksgiving for the ... More


Gunpowder Treason

Ronald Hutton

in The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205708
eISBN:
9780191676758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205708.003.0039
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Early Modern History

When the Restoration occurred, and a full cycle of ecclesiastical and statutory festivals was reinstalled, the popularity of ‘Gunpowder Treason Day’ continued unabated. It was still the most widely ... More


The Parish and the Dead

Andrew D. Brown

in Popular Piety in Late Medieval England: The Diocese of Salisbury 1250-1550

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198205210
eISBN:
9780191676550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205210.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

In 1484, the day before the feast of St. Edward, an eclipse of the sun was considered worthy of mention. Equally worthy were the deaths of important people within the parish, notably eleven members ... More


Commemorative Strategies

Jessica Martin

in Walton’s Lives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270157
eISBN:
9780191683930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270157.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

As John Donne articulated during a sermon, the congregation should evaluate their own worth through looking into the ‘paines’ experienced by their commentators or essentially through textual value. ... More


Identity Change from the National Security Debate to Celebrations of the Tenth Anniversary

Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo

in The Dynamics of Beijing-Hong Kong Relations: A Model for Taiwan?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099081
eISBN:
9789882207547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099081.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the debate and process of the identity transformation of the citizens of Hong Kong. This move to pursue identity change of Hongkongers led to public outcry and to the ... More


Introduction

Malcolm Dick and Caroline Archer-Parré

in James Watt (1736-1819): Culture, Innovation and Enlightenment

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620818
eISBN:
9781789629767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620818.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

2019 marks the 200th anniversary of the death of James Watt, the scientist and engineer. This chapter introduces the ways in which he has been portrayed in public art, such as William Bloye’s gilded ... More


Crisis, Celebration, and the Decline of the Old Cultural Order

Lynn M. Sargeant

in Harmony and Discord: Music and the Transformation of Russian Cultural Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735266
eISBN:
9780199894505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735266.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter looks first at the philosophical debates over the meaning of art that emerged at the turn of the century. It analyzes Lev Tolstoy's philosophical pamphlet What is Art? (1898), which ... More


Openings and introductions: education for the many, prison for the few

Rod Earle and James Mehigan (eds)

in Degrees of Freedom: Prison Education at The Open University

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447353065
eISBN:
9781447353089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353065.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Setting the pioneering work of The Open University in context, the chapter explains how and why it’s work in prison is so consistent with its guiding principles. It recalls the passionate egalitarian ... More


“We are not dealing entirely with the past”: Americans Remember Lewis & Clark

John Spencer

in Lewis & Clark: Legacies, Memories, and New Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228399
eISBN:
9780520937147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228399.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter studies the Lewis and Clark centennial. It demonstrates that the anniversary hype of 1904 came from railroad pamphlets, the expansionist wars of Theodore Roosevelt, and boosterism. It ... More


Japan: A War over History and Memory

Takashi Yoshida

in The Making of "The Rape of Nanking": History and Memory in Japan, China, and the United States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195180961
eISBN:
9780199869633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180961.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the history and memory of the Nanjing Massacre in Japan from 1989 to the present. The end of the Cold War, Hirohito's death, the loss of conservative dominance in politics, the ... More


Remembering the Reformation: An Inquiry into the Meanings of Protestantism

Thomas Albert Howard

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198754190
eISBN:
9780191815911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754190.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017 focuses the mind on the history and significance of Protestant forms of Christianity. It also prompts the question of how the Reformation has been ... More


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