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Mitigating Murals and Loyalist Cultural Innovation

Lee A. Smithey

in Unionists, Loyalists, and Conflict Transformation in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195395877
eISBN:
9780199914470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395877.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Murals in Northern Ireland provide a useful public practice through which to observe incremental adjustments in the expression and configuration of ethnopolitical identity. The growth of mural ... More


Provincial towns: streets and squares, 1660–1750

Emma Griffin

in England's Revelry: A History of Popular Sports and Pastimes, 1660-1830

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses two distinct forms of street recreation in the century that followed the Restoration. It begins with the almost forgotten tradition of bull-baiting in the early modern market ... More


Of the several wrecks of Cristóbal de sanabria, of seville, who now is a resident of this city of Santo Domingo on the island of Hispaniola, and of the others who were with him; and because the story is long it is contained in fourteen paragraphs or parts.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0021
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter describes the several shipwrecks of Cristóbal de Sanabria, of Seville, who at the time this case was written was a resident of Santo Domingo on the island of Hispaniola, and of the ... More


Afterword

Lara Feigel

in Literature, Cinema and Politics 1930-1945: Reading Between the Frames

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639502
eISBN:
9780748652938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639502.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

William Sansom watched apprehensively in London as the citizens celebrated ‘joy, the fireworks of victory, the bonfires and songs of deliverance’. Those Londoners who had urged on the Nazi fires in ... More


First Bonfire Day

Allan Metcalf

in The Life of Guy: Guy Fawkes, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Unlikely History of an Indispensable Word

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190669201
eISBN:
9780190060794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190669201.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

English authorities were thankful almost beyond measure for the last-minute thwarting of the Gunpowder Plot. In place of the plotters’ planned explosion, throughout London bonfires were lit on ... More


Gunpowder Days in England: The Pope and the Guy

Allan Metcalf

in The Life of Guy: Guy Fawkes, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Unlikely History of an Indispensable Word

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190669201
eISBN:
9780190060794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190669201.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

In addition to the celebrations of Gunpowder Day every November 5, Guy Fawkes appears in 17th-century literature as an arch-villain. Thomas Decker wrote a play in 1611 that encounters Guy in Hell. In ... More


The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)

Douglas Keesey

in Brian De Palma's Split-Screen: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628466973
eISBN:
9781628467024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628466973.003.0021
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990), the most high-profile disaster in De Palma's career. The film recounts the fall of Wall Street bond broker Sherman McCoy (Tom Hanks). Pulling ... More


Comparing Los Angeles

Edward W. Soja

in My Los Angeles: From Urban Restructuring to Regional Urbanization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281721
eISBN:
9780520957633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281721.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In the 1990s, based on the wider recognition given to Los Angeles, Soja was invited to compare Los Angeles with other cities, beginning with the Centrum of Amsterdam. The central cities of Los ... More


Mis-commemoration after the Restoration

Edward Legon

in Revolution remembered: Seditious memories after the British civil wars

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526124654
eISBN:
9781526144652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124654.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Moving beyond oral culture, this chapter identifies a rich vein of what is referred to as mis-commemoration after the Restoration: the failure to live up to the government’s expectations of behaviour ... More


Players

in Secrets, Sex, and Spectacle: The Rules of Scandal in Japan and the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226894089
eISBN:
9780226894119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226894119.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

“Who says it” is particularly significant in mass cultures such as Japan and the United States, where the facts of scandal often cannot be ascertained firsthand. This chapter examines four particular ... More


Observation and Participation

in Political Communication and Political Culture in England, 1558-1688

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783620
eISBN:
9780804784580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783620.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter addresses several aspects of political culture involving personal experience or personal observation that imparted or reaffirmed political values and commemorated events of political ... More


Pentecost and Protest

Douglas L. Winiarski

in Darkness Falls on the Land of Light: Experiencing Religious Awakenings in Eighteenth-Century New England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469628264
eISBN:
9781469628288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628264.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The charismatic elements of an emerging Whitefieldian conversion paradigm impelled many revival participants to engage in dramatic acts of disobedience. The most notable of these ecclesiastical ... More


Race, Character, and Masculinity before and after Hitler

H. Glenn Penny

in Kindred by Choice: Germans and American Indians since 1800

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607641
eISBN:
9781469612645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607641.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on how the Suddeutsche Zeitung gleefully reported the burning of three thousand books in a public square in Munich. The bonfire took place toward the conclusion of a successful ... More


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