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Business as Usual?

Esther Eidinow

in Oracles, Curses, and Risk Among the Ancient Greeks

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199277780
eISBN:
9780191708114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277780.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter focuses on the curses usually described as concerned with business or commercial competition. It questions this categorisation, arguing that across the tablets in this category, ... More


Musical Practice and Social Structure: A Toolkit

Tia DeNora

in Empirical Musicology: Aims, Methods, Prospects

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195167498
eISBN:
9780199867707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167498.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter seeks to counterbalance the influence of T. W. Adorno, particularly evident in the “New” musicology of the 1990s, by proposing an agenda for the sociology of music that is focused firmly ... More


Disembedding the Marketplace

Corey Tazzara

in The Free Port of Livorno and the Transformation of the Mediterranean World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198791584
eISBN:
9780191833946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791584.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 5 examines the creation of the classic free port, which taxed only for commercial services. The latter half of the seventeenth century inaugurated an age of conscious experimentation in ... More


Charity in the Marketplace

Kerry O’Halloran

in The Profits of Charity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199767717
eISBN:
9780190259969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199767717.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the effects of the various charity law reform processes, and characterizes the novel areas of social needs targeted by legislators. It contemplates the idea that the nonprofit ... More


Futuristic Ragtime: Style and Identity

John Wriggle

in Blue Rhythm Fantasy: Big Band Jazz Arranging in the Swing Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040405
eISBN:
9780252098826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040405.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter raises the issue of how an orchestra achieves its “identity” and how this can be measured. Although the development of a unique repertoire might appear to be an obvious strategy, few ... More


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