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Religion, Art, and Money: Episcopalians and American Culture from the Civil War to the Great Depression

Peter W. Williams

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626970
eISBN:
9781469628134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626970.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This cultural history of mainline Protestantism and American cities--most notably, New York City--focuses on rich, city-dwelling Episcopalians and what they did with their money. Peter Williams ... More


A history of parasites and hosts, science and fashion

Janice Moore

in Host Manipulation by Parasites

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199642236
eISBN:
9780191774621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642236.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter reviews the history of parasite manipulation of hosts – a long history, including contributions from outstanding biologists, which was surprisingly ignored by ecologists and behavioural ... More


Greek Tragedy Finds an American Audience

Helene P. Foley

in Reimagining Greek Tragedy on the American Stage

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520272446
eISBN:
9780520953659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272446.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 1 examines efforts to stage versions of Greek tragedy on the American professional stage from the nineteenth century to 1931. Colleges and universities and a developing outdoor theater ... More


The Gothic Revival and the Arts and Crafts Movement

Peter W. Williams

in Religion, Art, and Money: Episcopalians and American Culture from the Civil War to the Great Depression

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626970
eISBN:
9781469628134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626970.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Although it was eventually adopted by Episcopalians across the spectrum of “churchmanship” as well as by a wide variety of other American denominations, the use of the Gothic was for Anglo-Catholics ... More


The Great American Cathedrals

Peter W. Williams

in Religion, Art, and Money: Episcopalians and American Culture from the Civil War to the Great Depression

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626970
eISBN:
9781469628134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626970.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The establishment of Episcopal cathedrals began gradually to take shape in the decades following the Civil War, bolstered both by the rise of Anglo-Catholicism and by a growing denominational impetus ... More


The Stress of Grades: Tests and Papers

Simon J. Bronner

in Campus Traditions: Folklore from the Old-Time College to the Modern Mega-University

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036163
eISBN:
9781621036173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036163.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Once they enter college, students soon realize that tests and papers determine what grades they get. Despite the pronouncement of professors and official campus literature that accomplishment in a ... More


Be Careful What You Measure

Andrew Altman

in Debating Education: Is There a Role for Markets?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780199300945
eISBN:
9780190064150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199300945.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The mission of teachers (and of schools that employ them) is twofold. Schools hire teachers not only to educate students but to certify them. In our role as educators, our job is to develop talent. ... More


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