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E. A. Freeman and the Culture of the Gothic Revival

Chris Miele

in Making History: Edward Augustus Freeman and Victorian Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265871
eISBN:
9780191772030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265871.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This essay looks at E. A. Freeman’s involvement in the Oxford Architectural Society, which provided him with the platform to develop as an architectural historian and writer. The varied interests of ... More


Making History: Edward Augustus Freeman and Victorian Cultural Politics

G.A. Bremner and Jonathan Conlin (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265871
eISBN:
9780191772030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265871.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Edward Augustus Freeman (1823–92) was one of the founding fathers of the discipline of academic history in Britain, known to medievalists in particular on account of his multi-volume History of the ... More


Howard Montagu Colvin 1919–2007

J. Mordaunt Crook

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 166, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, IX

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264751
eISBN:
9780191734229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264751.003.0006
Subject:
History, Historiography

Sir Howard Colvin played a key role in the creation of architectural history as a university discipline. Before he began work in the 1940s, much of what passed for design attribution was based on ... More


From Tractarian to Democrat: The Intellectual Formation of E. A. Freeman

James Kirby

in Making History: Edward Augustus Freeman and Victorian Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265871
eISBN:
9780191772030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265871.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

One of the most striking features of E. A. Freeman’s life and thought is the contrast between the young Tractarian student of architecture and the mature liberal, even radical, historian. This essay ... More


Time: Beyond Late Antiquity

Garth Fowden

in Before and After Muhammad: The First Millennium Refocused

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158532
eISBN:
9781400848164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158532.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the role that late antique scholarship has occasionally assigned to Islam, with particular emphasis on the work of Alois Riegl, Josef Strzygowski, Henri Pirenne, and Peter ... More


Gothic Deconstruction: Hegel, Libeskind, and the Avant-Garde

Daniel L. Purdy

in On the Ruins of Babel: Architectural Metaphor in German Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801476761
eISBN:
9780801460050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801476761.003.0010
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter examines Hegel's account of architectural history as it relates to two spatial thinkers usually placed at a far remove: Henri Lefebvre and Daniel Libeskind. While Lefebvre might well be ... More


. Japanese Architecture after Nōbi

Gregory Clancey

in Earthquake Nation: The Cultural Politics of Japanese Seismicity, 1868-1930

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246072
eISBN:
9780520932296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246072.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

The collapse of masonry buildings in Nagoya and Osaka in 1891 was a crisis for the Japanese architectural profession. The first response of Japanese architects was to attempt to make European ... More


Enclave to Urbanity: Canton, Foreigners, and Architecture from the Late Eighteenth to the Early Twentieth Centuries

Johnathan Andrew Farris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208876
eISBN:
9789888313679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208876.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Cross-cultural relations are spatial relations. Enclave to Urbanity is the first book in English that examines how the architecture and the urban landscape of Guangzhou framed the relations between ... More


Spatial and architectural memory in oral histories of working life

Jesse Adams Stein

in Hot Metal: Material Culture and Tangible Labour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784994341
eISBN:
9781526121158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994341.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Design

This chapter recovers the architectural and spatial qualities of so-called ‘ordinary’ factory buildings. Focusing on the modern building that housed the Gov, it explores spatial and architectural ... More


Nick Haynes, Building Knowledge: An Architectural History of the University of Glasgow (Edinburgh: Historic Scotland, 2013).: Nick Haynes and Clive B. Fenton, Building Knowledge: An Architectural History of the University of Edinburgh (Edinburgh: Historic Environment Scotland, 2017). ISBN 9781849172462

Robert Anderson

in History of Universities: Volume XXXI / 2

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198835509
eISBN:
9780191873157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835509.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter presents reviews of Building Knowledge: An Architectural History of the University of Glasgow (2013) by Nick Haynes and Building Knowledge: An Architectural History of the University of ... More


Xin Guangzhou: Architecture, Foreigners, and Modernity in the Early Twentieth Century

Johnathan Andrew Farris

in Enclave to Urbanity: Canton, Foreigners, and Architecture from the Late Eighteenth to the Early Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208876
eISBN:
9789888313679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208876.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The final discussion, Chapter 4, examines the third phase of Western habitation, along with the emergence of a modern China and a “New Guangzhou” in the early twentieth century. The years immediately ... More


Introduction: Architecture, Urbanism, and British Imperial Studies

G. A. Bremner

in Architecture and Urbanism in the British Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198713326
eISBN:
9780191781766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713326.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

The introduction provides an overview of past and current trends in scholarship on the history of British imperial and colonial architecture and urban planning. Its focus concerns mainly the ... More


Normate Template: Knowing-Making the Architectural Inhabitant

Aimi Hamraie

in Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901639
eISBN:
9781452958743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901639.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 1 uses images in architectural handbooks to study the history of architectural design for an average body.


Westerners Draw Their Boundaries: Insular Living and Its Exceptions

Johnathan Andrew Farris

in Enclave to Urbanity: Canton, Foreigners, and Architecture from the Late Eighteenth to the Early Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208876
eISBN:
9789888313679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208876.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 2 will cover the period encapsulated between circa 1860 and 1905. The victorious belligerents of the Arrow War, Britain and France, were granted substantial indemnity funds and the rights to ... More


“Where's the Donkey Show, Mr. Mariachi?”: Reterritorializing TJ

Alejandro L. Madrid

in Nor-tec Rifa!: Electronic Dance Music from Tijuana to the World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195326376
eISBN:
9780199851652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326376.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter aims to show local cultural practices that appropriate the city and its mythology in novel ways that empower local individuals. It traces the issue of impermanence in the city's ... More


Conclusion

Johnathan Andrew Farris

in Enclave to Urbanity: Canton, Foreigners, and Architecture from the Late Eighteenth to the Early Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208876
eISBN:
9789888313679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208876.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

In the present day, class, money, and privilege threaten to reinstate a separate existence that fails to serve the long-term best interests of the city’s Chinese and Western inhabitants. Tourists ... More


Theology in Concrete

Catherine R. Osborne

in American Catholics and the Church of Tomorrow: Building Churches for the Future, 1925-1975

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226561028
eISBN:
9780226561165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226561165.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the development of building technology (especially reinforced concrete) in the 19th and 20th centuries against the backdrop of Catholic interest in technological development ... More


Migrants: Nikolaus Pevsner, Isaiah Berlin, Isaac Deutscher, Ernest Gellner

Stefan Collini

in Common Writing: Essays on Literary Culture and Public Debate

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198758969
eISBN:
9780191818776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758969.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter considers the cases of four intellectual figures from continental Europe who made their careers in Britain and who made significant contributions to several academic disciplines. Pevsner ... More


The Thirteen Factories: An Architecture of Sino-Western Collaboration and Confrontation

Johnathan Andrew Farris

in Enclave to Urbanity: Canton, Foreigners, and Architecture from the Late Eighteenth to the Early Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208876
eISBN:
9789888313679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208876.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 1 covers the first of the three distinct phases of foreign habitation in Guangzhou, the Thirteen Factories, characterized by Westerners and Chinese employees living in close quarters in ... More


Dining, Shopping, Bombarding, and Touring: Foreigners in the Traditional City

Johnathan Andrew Farris

in Enclave to Urbanity: Canton, Foreigners, and Architecture from the Late Eighteenth to the Early Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208876
eISBN:
9789888313679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208876.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 3, the relationship of foreigners to the Chinese city per se. Should nineteenth-century Westerners choose to wander outside the narrow confines of their residential enclaves, they would by ... More


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