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The Handloom Weavers' Bones

Alice H. Amsden

in The Rise of “The Rest”: Challenges to the West From Late-Industrializing Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139693
eISBN:
9780199832897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139690.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

The fierce competition triggered after 1815 by Britain's technological revolution in textiles created havoc, and ultimately four defensive strategies among textile‐producing countries: at the high ... More


The Book of the Dead from the Second Pillared Hall of the Tomb of Karakhamun: A Preliminary Survey

Kenneth Griffin

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Despite the collapse of the ceiling that destroyed much of the Second Pillared Hall of the Tomb of Karakhamun, the recovery of thousands of fragments has allowed over 90 per cent of the texts used to ... More


Changing Developmentalisms: Spatializing the Artisan

in Shorelines: Space and Rights in South India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761468
eISBN:
9780804786850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761468.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses developmentalism during the twentieth-century, which is viewed as one kind of space-making project. It shows that this developmentalism had an important influence on fisher ... More


Introduction

Rebecca Cypess

in Curious and Modern Inventions: Instrumental Music as Discovery in Galileo's Italy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226319445
eISBN:
9780226319582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319582.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

A need exists for a thorough reassessment of the revolutionary instrumental repertoire of early 17th-century Italy. Rather than considering instrumental music on its own or in relation only to vocal ... More


The Paradox of Instrumentality: The Material and the Ephemeral in Early Modern Instrumental Music

Rebecca Cypess

in Curious and Modern Inventions: Instrumental Music as Discovery in Galileo's Italy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226319445
eISBN:
9780226319582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319582.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

Earlier understandings of instrumental music as an imitation of vocal music were complicated in the seventeenth century by a new aesthetic, which embraced artifice as much as the “natural.” Seicento ... More


Exhibitions and Exchange

Kirsty Hooper

in The Edwardians and the Making of a Modern Spanish Obsession

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621327
eISBN:
9781800341654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621327.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Considers how the flow of aesthetic objects, capital and knowledge between Britain and Spain was conditioned by the unequal balance of power between Britain and Spain. Traces the history of ... More


Economies of Sentiment

Heather Paxson

in The Life of Cheese: Crafting Food and Value in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520270176
eISBN:
9780520954021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270176.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

“Economies of Sentiment” zeroes in on the life of cheese as a vocation for those who pursue it commercially. It begins by surveying the motivations and goals that have led a variety of people to ... More


The Art and Science of Craft

Heather Paxson

in The Life of Cheese: Crafting Food and Value in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520270176
eISBN:
9780520954021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270176.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

“The Art and Science of Craft” investigates what makes artisan cheese artisanal. In contrast to industrial cheesemaking, which begins with standardized ingredients and hyper-sterile conditions to ... More


The Artisan

Alka Hingorani

in Making Faces: Self and Image Creation in a Himalayan Valley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835255
eISBN:
9780824871345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835255.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the artisan, his role in society, and his engagement with his context. The itinerant life of the artisan makes him a singular presence at most times and in most places. Within ... More


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