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The rain and the fiddle

Wahl Jan

in Carl Theodor Dreyer and Ordet: My Summer with the Danish Filmmaker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136189
eISBN:
9780813141176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136189.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Wahl describes the process of taking red filter "night" shots in bright sunlight. Dreyer explains to Wahl that because The Word is a realistic film, shadows, tones, and lighting all must give ... More


Of a ship that departed this city of Santo Domingo on the island of Hispaniola and struck a rock on this coast and a sailor jumped from the ship to the rock and came by land to this city while the ship sailed safely on to Spain.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter's story is about a ship whose master was Captain San Juan Solórzano which departed the river-port of Santo Domingo. At midnight or a little later on the day in question the crew weighed ... More


Rough South, Rural South: Region and Class in Recent Southern Literature

Jean W. Cash and Keith Perry (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496802330
eISBN:
9781496804990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802330.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book describes and discusses the work of southern writers who began their careers in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. They fall into two categories. Some, born into the ... More


The Model A-6L Space Suit: Unveiling the First Moon Suit

Bill Ayrey

in Lunar Outfitters: Making the Apollo Space Suit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066578
eISBN:
9780813058849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066578.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

ILC Industries develops the model A-6L suit intended to be the first flight version to support the Apollo missions. The Nomex outer cover layer is designed with the expectation that it would provide ... More


Human error on the flight deck

R. Green

in Human Factors in Hazardous Situations: Proceedings of a Royal Society Discussion Meeting held on 28 and 29 June 1989

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521914
eISBN:
9780191688454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521914.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

Despite terrorist bombs and structural failures, human error on the flight deck continues to account for the majority of aircraft accidents. The Royal Air Force (RAF) Institute of Aviation Medicine ... More


Fighting Overseas

Robb Robinson

in Fishermen, the Fishing Industry and the Great War at Sea: A Forgotten History?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781786941756
eISBN:
9781789623222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941756.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter delves into the international conflagration of the Great War that carried fishermen to conflicts on coasts far removed from the shores of the British Isles. It details the British and ... More


Mirage: The Animal Outbreak

Jeanne Guillemin

in Anthrax: The Investigation of a Deadly Outbreak

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222045
eISBN:
9780520927100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222045.003.0020
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter studies the animal anthrax outbreak. It shows that the research team met with the chief veterinarian of the city SES, who confirmed that the Burgasov documents are authentic on account ... More


Street Crew Neighborhoods

Robert M. Lombardo

in Organized Crime in Chicago: Beyond the Mafia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037306
eISBN:
9780252094484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037306.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the organized crime neighborhoods of Chicago, with particular emphasis on five communities in the metropolitan area with a history of being associated with organized crime: ... More


Passengers, Shippers, and Cargo

João José Reis, Flávio dos Santos Gomes, Marcus J. M. de Carvalho, and H. Sabrina Gledhill

in The Story of Rufino: Slavery, Freedom, and Islam in the Black Atlantic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190224363
eISBN:
9780190093549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190224363.003.0011
Subject:
History, Latin American History, World Early Modern History

This chapter depicts the preparation of the slave ship Ermelinda, the trade goods it carried, and crew recruitment. The ship carried fourteen crewmen and a few passengers. The trade goods included ... More


The Move to Rural Jefferson County

RON PEN

in I Wonder as I Wander: The Life of John Jacob Niles

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125978
eISBN:
9780813135564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125978.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Niles's father moved the family away from Louisville to Inverness Farm in rural Jefferson County on September 22, 1902. Because of moving, Niles's piano lessons turned to daily chores such as milking ... More


The Film and its Critics

Marcus K. Harmes

in Devil’s Advocates: The Curse of Frankenstein

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733858
eISBN:
9781800342170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733858.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter gives a detailed summary of the events in the film, and discusses the techniques and devices it employs to tell the story. It describes how Terence Fisher, the director of The Curse of ... More


Serving Captain Cook with Honor

Edward G. Gray

in The Making of John Ledyard: Empire and Ambition in the Life of an Early American Traveler

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110555
eISBN:
9780300137811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110555.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on John Ledyard's first journey with Captain Cook on Resolution. Having already been around the world with Captain Cook, the Resolution had proven itself ideally suited for ... More


Get to Know Your Rabbit (1972)

Douglas Keesey

in Brian De Palma's Split-Screen: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628466973
eISBN:
9781628467024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628466973.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter recounts De Palma's studio experiences in Hollywood in the making of the film, Get to Know Your Rabbit (1972), at a time when Hollywood was looking to cash in on the new youth market ... More


Introduction

Patrick Huber

in Linthead Stomp: The Creation of Country Music in the Piedmont South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832257
eISBN:
9781469606217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807886786_huber.4
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book begins with the story of the Victor Talking Machine Company's field-recording session found on the front page of the Charlotte Observer on 9 August 1927. Victor's mobile crew traveled to ... More


Cultural Encounters

Nancy Shoemaker

in Native American Whalemen and the World: Indigenous Encounters and the Contingency of Race

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622576
eISBN:
9781469623351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622576.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the dominance of cultural encounters depicting the white, clothed, civilized, Christians coming upon the primitive, exotic, naked, heathen (or newly missionized naïve ... More


‘You just can’t get a price’ The difference political economy makes

Penny McCall Howard

in Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea: Working the Ground' in Scotland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994143
eISBN:
9781526128478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994143.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Chapter Five focuses on the structuring effect of political economy on commercial fishers in Scotland (and elsewhere). It outlines how sea creatures like crabs and lobsters were made into tradeable ... More


A “Versailles of Trade”: The French Company Model of Sino-European Trade

Susan E. Schopp

in Sino-French Trade at Canton, 1698-1842

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9789888528509
eISBN:
9789888180110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528509.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 2 examines the French East India Company model of Sino-European trade, with a particular emphasis on the features that distinguish it from the two other major models, the English and the ... More


East India Ships and Chop Boats

Susan E. Schopp

in Sino-French Trade at Canton, 1698-1842

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9789888528509
eISBN:
9789888180110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528509.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 3 focuses on two types of watercraft that were essential to Sino-French trade at Canton. East India ships were built to withstand the rigors of the long-haul voyage between Europe and Asia; ... More


A Record-Breaking Month

Mark de Rond

in Doctors at War: Life and Death in a Field Hospital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705489
eISBN:
9781501707940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705489.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The author says the last month was a record-breaking one for the field hospital in terms of blood use. Because the numbers of casualties were not significantly different from previous months, this ... More


Doing Feminist Community without “Feminist” Identity

Jessica Nydia Pabón-Colón

in Graffiti Grrlz: Performing Feminism in the Hip Hop Diaspora

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479806157
eISBN:
9781479847426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806157.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter attends to a significant tension built into the central argument of the book: graffiti grrlz provide an alternative perspective on the current state of transnational feminist movement ... More


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