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The Gentrification of the Goddess

Joanne Punzo Waghorne

in Diaspora of the Gods: Modern Hindu Temples in an Urban Middle-Class World

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195156638
eISBN:
9780199785292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156638.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Encircled by ever-expanding suburbs of Chennai, many old village “seats” of feminine divine power (shakti pitha) are attracting ardent new middle-class devotees. Called Amman (mother) in Tamil, these ... More


Introduction

Brian A. Hatcher

in Bourgeouis Hinduism, or Faith of the Modern Vedantists: Rare Discourses from Early Colonial Bengal

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326086
eISBN:
9780199869282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326086.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the establishment of the group, Tattvabodhinī Sabhā, or the Truth-Propagating Society, in 1839, whose chief goal was to educate the Bengali ... More


Civil Society in British History: Ideas, Identities, Institutions

Jose Harris (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260201
eISBN:
9780191717352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260201.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This book explores the many different strands in the language of civil society from the 16th to the 20th centuries. Through a series of case-studies it investigates the applicability of the term to a ... More


Introduction: An Overview of Barth's Ethics

Gerald McKenny

in The Analogy of Grace: Karl Barth's Moral Theology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199582679
eISBN:
9780191722981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582679.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

It is typical to approach Karl Barth's ethics by identifying one dimension—for example, the relation of dogmatics and ethics, of gospel and law, or of divine and human action, or the nature and ... More


The Making of a Bourgeois Identity? Urban Histories and their Historians in Eighteenth-Century France*

Clarisse Coulomb

in The Crisis of the Absolute Monarchy: France from Old Regime to Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265383
eISBN:
9780191760433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265383.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Some historians claim that there was no middle-class consciousness in prerevolutionary France. Nevertheless, it was during the eighteenth century that the genre of municipal history reached its ... More


Overture: Sensibility in the Age of Slavery

Simon Gikandi

in Slavery and the Culture of Taste

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140667
eISBN:
9781400840113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140667.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reflects on the character and shape of sensibility in the age of slavery. It explores how ideas and ideals about taste and beauty demanded powerful counterpoints built around notions of ... More


Local Musicians

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The unmusical English have taken Johann Sebastian Bach to their hearts and consider Bach the greatest of all composers. It is Bach's intense humanity that endears him to the bourgeois. The ... More


Ownership of Land by Rank or Class of Owner

Scott Eddie

in Landownership in Eastern Germany Before the Great War: A Quantitative Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198201663
eISBN:
9780191718434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201663.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Natural persons owned about four-fifths of the land in large properties in East Elbia, and the Prussian state nearly all the rest, leaving only some 3 or 4 per cent in the hands of other types of ... More


Bukharin as an Economist

Alec Nove

in The Ideas of Nikolai Bukharin

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278665
eISBN:
9780191684227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278665.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter suggests that Bukharin was one of the few Bolsheviks familiar with ‘bourgeois’ economics. It considers The Political Rentier (1914), in which he counterposed the labour theory of value ... More


Economy and Society: The Shadow Side

David Blackbourn

in The Peculiarities of German History: Bourgeois Society and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198730583
eISBN:
9780191694943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198730583.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the so-called shadow side of the achievement of the bourgeois revolution in Germany, which is the capitalist system. This system unlocked productive capacity, created a national ... More


Introduction

David Blackbourn and Geoff Eley

in The Peculiarities of German History: Bourgeois Society and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198730583
eISBN:
9780191694943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198730583.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the peculiarities of German history, specifically bourgeois society and politics during the nineteenth century. This book ... More


The Global Bourgeoisie: The Rise of the Middle Classes in the Age of Empire

David Motadel, Christof Dejung, and Jürgen Osterhammel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691177342
eISBN:
9780691189918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177342.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

While the nineteenth century has been described as the golden age of the European bourgeoisie, the emergence of the middle class and bourgeois culture was by no means exclusive to Europe. This book ... More


Rituals and Emotional Rejuvenation

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

in Convictions of the Soul: Religion Culture and Agency in the Central America Solidarity Movement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195169232
eISBN:
9780199835195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195169239.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Central American solidarity movement began to subside in the late 1980s as the countries in the region signed peace accords and military regimes lost power. However, there often remains a group ... More


Parish Office and the Formation of Social Identity

H. R. French

in The Middle Sort of People in Provincial England, 1600-1750

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199296385
eISBN:
9780191712029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296385.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the language and the economic distinctions through which ‘middling’ status in the parish was expressed. It analyses the terms by which parish rulers expressed their corporate ... More


‘Chief Inhabitants’ and ‘Material Culture’

H. R. French

in The Middle Sort of People in Provincial England, 1600-1750

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199296385
eISBN:
9780191712029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296385.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter extends the analysis of social and material distinctions amongst the ‘middling’ at parish level by looking at household and personal goods. Using large samples of probate inventories ... More


The Language of Social Authority

H. R. French

in The Middle Sort of People in Provincial England, 1600-1750

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199296385
eISBN:
9780191712029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296385.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the social values expressed by the highest echelons of the ‘chief inhabitants’ in the three localities. Using a series of case studies, it illustrates how norms of gentility ... More


Pericles Rediscovered: The Fabrication of the Periclean Myth (18th to 21st Centuries)

Vincent Azoulay

in Pericles of Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154596
eISBN:
9781400851171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154596.003.0013
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses the rediscovery of Pericles and the fabrication of the Periclean myth from the eighteenth to the twenty-first centuries. It first traces the roots of the Periclean myth, and ... More


Domestic Allegories of Political Desire: The Black Heroine’s Text at the Turn of the Century

Claudia Tate

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195108576
eISBN:
9780199855094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195108576.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Why did African American women novelists use idealized stories of bourgeois courtship and marriage to mount arguments on social reform during the last decade of the 19th century, during a time when ... More


Introduction: From Bourgeois to Corporatist Europe

Charles S. Maier

in Recasting Bourgeois Europe: Stabilization in France, Germany, and Italy in the Decade after World War I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691169798
eISBN:
9781400873708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169798.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter explains that the book examines the process by which three European nations—France, Germany, and Italy—achieved political and economic stabilization in the decade after ... More


Politics among the Victors: Issues and Elections in November 1919

Charles S. Maier

in Recasting Bourgeois Europe: Stabilization in France, Germany, and Italy in the Decade after World War I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691169798
eISBN:
9781400873708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169798.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the political and social issues that were brought to the fore by the parliamentary elections held simultaneously in France, Germany, and Italy in November 1919. It explains why ... More


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