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The Role of “Early Factories” in Japanese Industrialization

Johzen Takeuchi

in The Role of Tradition in Japan's Industrialization: Another Path to Industrialization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198292746
eISBN:
9780191603891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292740.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter deals with the manufacturing industry for Western products that emerged after the opening of the treaty ports. These goods include brushes, buttons, matches, knitted goods, soaps, and ... More


The Apotheosis of Ernest Chausson

Steven Huebner

in French Opera at the Fin de Siecle

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195189544
eISBN:
9780199868476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189544.003.0023
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on Ernest Chausson's opera, Le Roi Arthus. Nineteenth-century musical works invite biographical readings to varying degrees, depending on professional and critical context, ... More


Reframing the Bicycle: Magazines and Scorching Women

Ellen Gruber Garvey

in The Adman in the Parlor: Magazines and the Gendering of Consumer Culture, 1880s to 1910s

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195108224
eISBN:
9780199855070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195108224.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter takes up the question of how advertising and fiction interacted in relation to a single commodity. When the safety bicycle in the 1890s made bicycling accessible to women, wheelwomen ... More


The Cycling City: Bicycles and Urban America in the 1890s

Evan Friss

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226210919
eISBN:
9780226211077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226211077.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores the American cycling city of the 1890s. It is a city lost in history, but one in which bicycles and their champions influenced urban design and city life. Paved roads, bicycle ... More


The Bicycle Paths (Not) Taken

Evan Friss

in The Cycling City: Bicycles and Urban America in the 1890s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226210919
eISBN:
9780226211077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226211077.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter charts the development of bicycle paths. Special attention is given to the Coney Island Cycle Path, an early example that set a model for others, and the California Cycle-Way, an ... More


Law and Machine Technology

Susan W. Brenner

in Law in an Era of “Smart” Technology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333480
eISBN:
9780199855353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333480.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter traces the evolution of machine technologies. They replace human effort with artificial, machine effort and let humans accomplish things that were not possible before. It traces the ... More


Gender, Technology and the New Woman

Lena Wånggren

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474416269
eISBN:
9781474434645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416269.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book examines late nineteenth-century feminism in relation to technologies of the time, marking the crucial role of technology in social and literary struggles for equality. The New Woman, the ... More


Turning of the Tide

Edward L. Ayers

in Southern Crossing: A History of the American South, 1877-1906

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086898
eISBN:
9780199854226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086898.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The chapter discusses the norms of life in the New South particularly concerning women. The standards of clothing and fashion changed and bicycles became all the rage for Southern women. The idea of ... More


Two Perspectives On Organizational Wrongdoing

Donald Palmer

in Normal Organizational Wrongdoing: A Critical Analysis of Theories of Misconduct in and by Organizations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199573592
eISBN:
9780191738715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573592.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter describes the two main perspectives on organizational wrongdoing, the abnormal and normal perspectives, in detail. It also describes the two main approaches to explaining wrongdoing, the ... More


Intimations of Modernity: Civil Culture in Nineteenth-Century Cuba

Louis A. Pérez Jr.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631301
eISBN:
9781469631325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631301.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Louis A. Pérez Jr.’s new history of nineteenth-century Cuba chronicles in fascinating detail the emergence of an urban middle class that was imbued with new knowledge and moral systems. Fostering ... More


Safe School Travel

H. Douglas Robertson and Jeffrey C. Tsai

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The trip to school is very much a part of the school environment. Two aspects of this trip bear directly on children's health and safety: the risk of injuries during the journey and the opportunity ... More


Healthy School Travel: Walking and Bicycling

Linda B. Crider and Amanda K. Hall

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0022
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the physically active aspect of school travel, such as walking and bicycling. Walking and bicycling offer important health benefits to children, but the proportion of children ... More


Dynamics and Optimal Control of Road Vehicles

D. J. N. Limebeer and Matteo Massaro

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198825715
eISBN:
9780191864636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825715.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The broad aim of this book is to provide a comprehensive coverage of the modelling and optimal control of both two‐ and four‐wheeled road vehicles. The first focus of this book is a review of ... More


The Rise of the Cycling City

Evan Friss

in The Cycling City: Bicycles and Urban America in the 1890s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226210919
eISBN:
9780226211077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226211077.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines some of the early history of the bicycle, focusing on the development of the safety bicycle and its rise in popularity. One of the key figures in that process, Colonel Albert ... More


Good Roads

Evan Friss

in The Cycling City: Bicycles and Urban America in the 1890s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226210919
eISBN:
9780226211077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226211077.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses cyclists' influence on road improvement—laying new roads and replacing subpar paving materials with asphalt. The politics of the era and the developing bicycle lobby help ... More


Transportation in the City

Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng

in Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035910
eISBN:
9780262338868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035910.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter describes and analyzes how Los Angeles became an auto-dominant region, how Hong Kong built a much admired rail passenger system, and how China, in rapid fire succession, witnessed a ... More


Irrevocable Loss

Alphonso Lingis

in Irrevocable: A Philosophy of Mortality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226556765
eISBN:
9780226557090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226557090.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In the face of irrevocable loss, when work can have no effect, when performance has become absurd in the absence of lover or witness, we may find that our life continues in rituals. What do these ... More


Introduction

Christopher S. Thompson

in The Tour de France: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520256309
eISBN:
9780520934863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256309.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the social, cultural, and political history of bicycling under the Third Republic, including aspects of the Tour de France. It explains that the French have found the Tour a ... More


A City of Disappearance: Trauma, Displacement, and Spectral Cityscape in Contemporary Chinese Cinema

Jing Nie

in Chinese Ecocinema: In the Age of Environmental Challenge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090866
eISBN:
9789882206724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090866.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter relates Henri Lefebvre's space theory to contemporary Chinese economy and urban landscape, and then examines the manifestations of space as represented in four Chinese films: Shower ... More


Itineraries, Narratives, and Identities

Christopher S. Thompson

in The Tour de France: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520256309
eISBN:
9780520934863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256309.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter demonstrates how the ever-changing itinerary of la grande boucle has been exploited to generate diverse and often opposing views of French society, history, and identity. It evaluates ... More


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