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. 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


A Boy with a Golden Pair of Hands

Koenraad Donker van Heel

in Mrs. Naunakhte & Family: The Women of Ramesside Deir al-Medina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167737
eISBN:
9781617978159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167737.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on Maaninakhtef, the son of Naunakhte and Khaemnun. It is not clear where Maaninakhtef came in the line of succession, although when Naunakhte's children went to clear out their ... More


Qenhirkhopshef the Younger

Koenraad Donker van Heel

in Mrs. Naunakhte & Family: The Women of Ramesside Deir al-Medina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167737
eISBN:
9781617978159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167737.003.0012
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on Naunakhte's son, Qenhirkhopshef the Younger, who received a larger share of her mother's inheritance in the form of a copper vessel and ten additional sacks of grain. It ... More


Construction and Design

Bracha Yaniv

in The Carved Wooden Torah Arks of Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764371
eISBN:
9781800343436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764371.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on carpentry and woodcarving as the artistic skills needed for the erection of a wooden Torah ark. It discloses how Jewish craftsmanship was restricted to professions necessary ... More


Wood Selection and Technology in Structures 1 and 5

Lee Ann Newsom

in Fort San Juan and the Limits of Empire: Colonialism and Household Practice at the Berry Site

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061597
eISBN:
9780813051239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061597.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter offers a detailed study of the remarkably well-preserved wood remains recovered from Structures 1 and 5. This analysis sheds unique light on the selection of different woods used in ... More


Literary Apprenticeship, 1980–1987

Jean W. Cash

in Larry Brown: A Writer's Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739800
eISBN:
9781604739862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739800.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the manner in which Larry Brown described his decision to become a writer in A Late Start. Because he had long been a reader of popular fiction, he decided to change his life ... More


Carpentry: Constructing Artifacts That Do Philosophy

Ian Bogost

in Alien Phenomenology, or What It's Like to Be a Thing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678976
eISBN:
9781452948447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678976.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter provides an overview of philosophical creativity. Philosophical creativity can take many forms, and each philosopher’s approach to carpentry will differ. In addition to increasing ... More


Scandinavian Design: On Participation and Skill

Pelle Ehn

in Usability: Turning Technologies into Tools

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195075106
eISBN:
9780197560303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195075106.003.0008
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

In Scandinavia we have for two decades been concerned with participation and skill in the design and use of computer-based systems. Collaboration between researchers and trade unions on this theme, ... More


I Join the Punjab Education Department: 1887

Ruchi Ram Sahni

in A Memoir of Pre-Partition Punjab: Ruchi Ram Sahni, 1863-1948

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199474004
eISBN:
9780199089864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474004.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

In this chapter Ruchi Ram Sahni recounts his early years as Assistant Professor of Science at the Government College, Lahore. In addition to teaching and running experiments, Sahni delivered three ... More


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