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The Manufacture and Distribution of Goods

Caroline M. Barron

in London in the Later Middle Ages: Government and People 1200-1500

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257775
eISBN:
9780191717758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257775.003.04
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the extensive manufacturing activities of medieval London: in particular cloth-working of all kinds, leather working, tailoring, and metalworking, especially the manufacture of ... More


Overseas Trade

Caroline M. Barron

in London in the Later Middle Ages: Government and People 1200-1500

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257775
eISBN:
9780191717758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257775.003.05
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The chapter examines the changing patterns in the overseas trade of London between 1200 and 1500. The overseas merchants included the Gascons who brought wine, the Spaniards and Portuguese who ... More


COSTUMES

Beth L. Glixon and Jonathan E. Glixon

in Inventing the Business of Opera: The Impresario and His World in Seventeenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195154160
eISBN:
9780199868483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154160.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter looks at costumes and their importance in mid-17h-century opera. Rather than reuse old stock, costumes were redesigned and remanufactured each year, especially those for the main ... More


Two Fruitful Sermons

Cecilia A. Hatt (ed.)

in English Works of John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester: Sermons and Other Writings 1520 to 1535

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270119
eISBN:
9780191600609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270119.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

These two pastoral sermons were delivered shortly after the meeting at the Field of Cloth of Gold, at which Fisher was an observer. They deal with the three aspects of the Church: militant, ... More


Price, Preference, and Purpose: Factors Influencing the Priory’s Purchasing Decisions

Miranda Threlfall-Holmes

in Monks and Markets: Durham Cathedral Priory 1460-1520

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253814
eISBN:
9780191719813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253814.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter focuses on how the obedientiaries' purchasing decisions were made, looking at the various factors that influenced or limited their choices and their behaviour as consumers. Three case ... More


The Suppliers of the Priory

Miranda Threlfall-Holmes

in Monks and Markets: Durham Cathedral Priory 1460-1520

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253814
eISBN:
9780191719813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253814.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Very little is known about the merchants trading in the north-east in this period. The Durham evidence provides an important insight into a cross section of the producers, manufacturers and traders ... More


Visual Narrative

Aditya Malik

in Nectar Gaze and Poison Breath: An Analysis and Translation of the Rajasthani Oral Narrative of Devnarayan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195150193
eISBN:
9780199784653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150198.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter focuses on the meanings of the visual narrative encompassed by the par. It examines the ways the par is conceptualized by bhopās and devotees; from where it derives its central position ... More


Akhtar Sheikh: White Abbey Road

Wahida Shaffi (ed.)

in Our stories, our lives: Inspiring Muslim women's voices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424105
eISBN:
9781447302889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424105.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses the story of Akhtar Sheikh, who had the grandest shop on White Abbey Road. Together with her husband, Akhtar had a house in Weston Street, just off White Abbey Road. When she ... More


Churchmen and Homophiles

Heather R. White

in Reforming Sodom: Protestants and the Rise of Gay Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624112
eISBN:
9781469624792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624112.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter reveals how liberal Protestants in San Francisco became influential allies and advocates of the emerging homosexual identity movement by examining the Council on Religion and the ... More


Prayer Cloths: Remnants of the Holy Ghost and the Texture of Faith

Anderson Blanton

in Hittin' the Prayer Bones: Materiality of Spirit in the Pentecostal South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623979
eISBN:
9781469623993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623979.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter describes the remarkable metamorphosis of a mere rag into a sacred cloth receptacle for the healing and apotropaic power of the Holy Ghost. Tracking the circulation of anointed fragments ... More


Dark Work: The Business of Slavery in Rhode Island

Christy Clark-Pujara

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479870424
eISBN:
9781479822898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479870424.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book is about slavery, emancipation, and black freedom in the North, and Rhode Island in particular. It uses an economic lens to explore the ways the business begets experience, specifically ... More


Economy

DAVID GARY SHAW

in The Creation of a Community: The City of Wells in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204015
eISBN:
9780191676086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204015.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

An exhaustive economic history of medieval Wells is not an appropriate undertaking for a social and cultural history. However, an outline of the economy — its occupational structure, the wares that ... More


The Blind in French Society from the Middle Ages to the Century of Louis Braille

Zina Weygand

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757683
eISBN:
9780804772389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757683.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The integration of the blind into society has always meant taking on prejudices and inaccurate representations. This anthropological and cultural history introduces us to both real and imaginary ... More


Fellowship and Freedom: The Merchant Adventurers and the Restructuring of English Commerce, 1582-1700

Thomas Leng

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198794479
eISBN:
9780191835995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794479.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History, European Early Modern History

This is the first modern study of the Fellowship of Merchant Adventurers—sixteenth-century England’s premier trading company—in its final century of existence as a privileged organization. Over this ... More


Multiple Regimes of Value: Unequal Exchange and the Circulation of Palm-Fiber Wealth

Bartholomew Dean

in Urarina Society, Cosmology, and History in Peruvian Amazonia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033785
eISBN:
9780813038384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033785.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses an illustration of the ways in which cloth — both indigenous and imported — moves through multiple spheres of value. It examines the creation, circulation, and consumption of ... More


Swaraj Within a Year

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0013
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter takes a look at Gandhi’s claim that Swaraj could be achieved within a year, provided that his programme gained sufficient responses. It first examines the main argument that was made ... More


Concubines and Cloth: Women and Weaving in Aztec Palaces and Colonial Mexico

Susan Toby Evans

in Servants of the Dynasty: Palace Women in World History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254435
eISBN:
9780520941519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254435.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

In contrast to the few imperial palaces with dozens of wives and concubines, most polygynous households in the Aztec period were probably much more modest. Spain's conquest of the Aztec Empire ... More


Picturing Prosperity

Susan Sleeper-Smith

in Indigenous Prosperity and American Conquest: Indian Women of the Ohio River Valley, 1690-1792

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640587
eISBN:
9781469640600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640587.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the stereotypes associated with the fur trade and contends that, in the Ohio River valley, an Indian-controlled fur trade was associated with increased levels of prosperity. ... More


Dreams of Sindh and the Sea

Khushwant Singh

in A History of the Sikhs: Volume 1: 1469-1838

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673081
eISBN:
9780199080601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673081.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter discusses the activities of the British in Sindh and the Punjab's desire to extend their empire to the sea. The Punjab experienced a period of military inactivity, which they used to do ... More


Gerrard Winstanley

John Gurney

in Brave Community: The Digger Movement in the English Revolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061028
eISBN:
9781781700747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061028.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the life of Gerrard Winstanley, who was an active Digger. Gerrard Winstanley was 34 when he arrived in Cobham, and 39 when he led the Diggers on to St George's Hill. Winstanley ... More


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