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Gender and the City in Euripides' Political Plays

Daniel Mendelsohn

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199249565
eISBN:
9780191719356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249565.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is a study of Euripides' so-called ‘political plays’ (Children of Herakles and Suppliant Women). Still disdained as the anomalously patriotic or propagandistic works of a playwright ... More


Patriotism

Katrina Navickas

in Loyalism and Radicalism in Lancashire, 1798-1815

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559671
eISBN:
9780191721120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559671.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses aspects of patriotism, particularly the role of the volunteer corps and patriotic propaganda. Civic patriotism provided an arena within which social and political tensions ... More


Urban Identity and Provinciality

Rosemary Sweet

in The Writing of Urban Histories in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206699
eISBN:
9780191677281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206699.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the issues of civic identity, urban consciousness, and urban culture. It demonstrates how customs, rituals, traditions, and combinations of local circumstances and historical ... More


Conclusion: Between Courtyard and Altar

Susan R. Holman

in The Hungry are Dying: Beggars and Bishops in Roman Cappadocia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139129
eISBN:
9780199834310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139127.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter concludes that the Cappadocian texts on poverty view the poor, and construct an image of the poor they view, within that constantly dynamic space between civic identity and social ... More


A British or an Irish city? The identity of Victorian Belfast

Alice Johnson

in Middle-Class Life in Victorian Belfast

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620313
eISBN:
9781789629910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620313.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Nineteenth-century Belfast was an Irish city unlike any other. The only Irish city to experience the industrial revolution, it enjoyed unprecedented levels of growth while other Irish cities ... More


Community, authority, and parochial realms

Kathryn Gleadle

in Borderline Citizens: Women, Gender and Political Culture in Britain, 1815-1867

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264492
eISBN:
9780191734274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264492.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Within their communities, women could act as authoritative public figures in ways that were strikingly at odds with the highly feminized modes of action with which they were associated in the wider ... More


Ethnics, Ktetics, and Topics: the Grammatical Terminology

P. M. Fraser

in Greek Ethnic Terminology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264287
eISBN:
9780191753978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264287.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

An analysis of the civic and regional terminology of Greek communal life, and especially the use of the term τὸ ἐθνικόν, is an essential preliminary to understanding how the Greeks considered ... More


Deliberative Democracy and Divided Societies

Ian O'Flynn

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621446
eISBN:
9780748672004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621446.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In a world where the impact of internal conflicts is spreading ever wider, there is a real need to rethink how democratic ideals and institutions can best be implemented. This book responds to this ... More


Theorising Media: Power, Form and Subjectivity

John Corner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082603
eISBN:
9781781703182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082603.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores how issues of power, form and subjectivity feature at the core of all serious thinking about the media, including appreciations of their creativity as well as anxiety about the ... More


Mobilizing Inclusion: Transforming the Electorate through Get-Out-the-Vote Campaigns

Lisa Garcia Bedolla and Melissa R. Michelson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166781
eISBN:
9780300167399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166781.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Which get-out-the-vote efforts actually succeed in ethnoracial communities and why? Analyzing the results from hundreds of original experiments, this book offers a new theory to explain why some ... More


Making Time for the Past: Local History and the Polis

Katherine Clarke

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199291083
eISBN:
9780191710582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291083.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book is about time and local history in the Greek world. It argues that choices concerning the articulation and expression of time reflect the values of both those who ‘make’ it and their ... More


The nation-state, democracy, and national identity in Europe

Lauren M. McLaren

in Immigration and Perceptions of National Political Systems in Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198739463
eISBN:
9780191802447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739463.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The development of the nation-state and national identity has had profound effects on the way Europeans perceive others, including newcomers. This chapter provides a brief overview of the development ... More


The Civic Institutions of Palmyra

Andrew M. Smith II

in Roman Palmyra: Identity, Community, and State Formation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199861101
eISBN:
9780199332717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861101.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines Palmyra’s institutional development as a hybrid of the Greek polis and the emergence of formal institutions designed to regulate personal and group activity. These institutions ... More


The Wanderer

Robert Garland

in Wandering Greeks: The Ancient Greek Diaspora from the Age of Homer to the Death of Alexander the Great

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161051
eISBN:
9781400850259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161051.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the centrality of wandering to the experience of being Greek. From earliest times, the Greeks were in restless movement, propelled from their familiar habitat either by human ... More


Two Paradigms of Civic Information

Chris Wells

in The Civic Organization and the Digital Citizen: Communicating Engagement in a Networked Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190203610
eISBN:
9780190203658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203610.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter builds on the foundation offered by Chapter 1 to offer a theoretical account of changes underway in many citizens’ experiences and expectations of civic information. To do so it ... More


National identity and trust in politics in an age of migration

Lauren M. McLaren

in Immigration and Perceptions of National Political Systems in Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198739463
eISBN:
9780191802447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739463.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The book’s arguments centre on the construction of the nation-state and national identity; this chapter considers the relationship between national identity and perceptions of political systems in ... More


Blurring the boundary between civic and ethnic: The Kremlin’s new approach to national identity under Putin’s third term

Helge Blakkisrud

in The New Russian Nationalism: "Imperialism, Ethnicity and Authoritarianism 2000-2015"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474410427
eISBN:
9781474418751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410427.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses how the boundary between civic and ethnic has been blurred in official rhetoric during Vladimir Putin’s third term. After 1991, the multi-ethnic ‘Soviet people’ was replaced by ... More


"When You Were Gentiles": Specters of Ethnicity in Roman Corinth and Paul's Corinthian Correspondence

Cavan W. Concannon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300197938
eISBN:
9780300209594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197938.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book makes a significant contribution to Pauline studies by imagining the responses of the Corinthians to Paul’s letters. Based on surviving written materials and archaeological research, it ... More


The Lost Promise of Patriotism: Debating American Identity, 1890–1920

Jonathan M. Hansen

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226315836
eISBN:
9780226315850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315850.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

During the years leading up to World War I, America experienced a crisis of civic identity. How could a country founded on liberal principles and composed of increasingly diverse cultures unite to ... More


The Lay Saint: Charity and Charismatic Authority in Medieval Italy, 1150-1350

Mary Harvey Doyno

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740206
eISBN:
9781501740213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740206.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This book investigates the phenomenon of saintly cults that formed around pious merchants, artisans, midwives, domestic servants, and others in the medieval communes of northern and central Italy. ... More


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