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Composition and Design

Nigel Saul

in English Church Monuments in the Middle Ages: History and Representation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199215980
eISBN:
9780191710001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215980.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Funerary monuments in the Middle Ages were conceived as producers of meaning, indeed, of multiple meanings. The main influences on design were the monument's twin functions as a spur to intercession ... More


An Academic Miracle

Ralf Dahrendorf

in LSE: A History of the London School of Economics and Political Science 1895-1995

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202400
eISBN:
9780191675331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202400.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) during the Beveridge Years (1919–1937). Specifically, it focuses on the accomplishments of Sir William Beveridge as ... More


Studies on the Iconography of Universities in the Holy Roman Empire: Images on Seals and Maces

Berthold Kress

in History of Universities: Volume XXXI / 1

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198827344
eISBN:
9780191866234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827344.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter provides an iconographic overview on how the universities of the Holy Roman Empire displayed their authority. It will focus on two aspects. The first is the development of iconographic ... More


The Legal Environment

Theodor Meron

in Henry's Wars and Shakespeare's Laws: Perspectives on the Law of War in the Later Middle Ages

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258117
eISBN:
9780191681790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258117.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

As illustrated in a number of writings by several reliable and significant publicists, a particular body of law was already established by the time Henry's army was able to occupy France. This body ... More


Sutton the Parvenu

Gavin Weightman

in The Great Inoculator: The Untold Story of Daniel Sutton and his Medical Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300241440
eISBN:
9780300256314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300241440.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter assesses how Daniel Sutton became a veritable Georgian parvenu. Greatly admired as he was for his skills as an inoculator, Sutton was aware that he was regarded socially as no more than ... More


Sutton’s Swan Song

Gavin Weightman

in The Great Inoculator: The Untold Story of Daniel Sutton and his Medical Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300241440
eISBN:
9780300256314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300241440.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter recounts how, once he had moved out of Sutton House, Daniel Sutton became itinerant, moving from one West End street to another in quick succession. In 1779, he announced that he had ... More


Conclusion: The Name of Arden

Glyn Parry and Cathryn Enis

in Shakespeare Before Shakespeare: Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, and the Elizabethan State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198862918
eISBN:
9780191895425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862918.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

We conclude that the Dudley ascendancy was a political project that needs to be understood through the methodologies of material, political, and cultural history. This adds to the recent more nuanced ... More


Occasions and Opportunities (1570–1580)

Matthew Woodcock

in Thomas Churchyard: Pen, Sword, and Ego

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199684304
eISBN:
9780191764974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684304.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses how Churchyard produces a range of different kinds of occasional texts and topical publications including a response to the Northern Rebellion and an innovative poem ... More


Classics

Christopher Stray

in The History of Oxford University Press: Volume III: 1896 to 1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199568406
eISBN:
9780191772344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568406.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

The senior figures of the Press, including each of the Secretaries and many of the Delegates, had been trained in the classics and their common intellectual background gave classics a unique ... More


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