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 Music's Empire

Vanessa Agnew

in Enlightenment Orpheus: The Power of Music in Other Worlds

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195336665
eISBN:
9780199868544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336665.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In examining the status of music in the cross-cultural encounter, this chapter focuses on Captain Cook's second voyage (1772-5) and the role played by Burney's son James and the German naturalist ... More


Enlightenment Orpheus: The Power of Music in Other Worlds

Vanessa Agnew

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195336665
eISBN:
9780199868544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336665.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Ancient beliefs in the power of music gained urgency during the mid to late 18th century. The period saw an efflorescence of Orpheus-themed musical works, including operas by Gluck, Mozart, and ... More


Intercultural Encounters, Reasonable Dialogues, and Normative Political Theory

S.N. Balagangadhara

in Reconceptualizing India Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082965
eISBN:
9780199081936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082965.003.0008
Subject:
History, Historiography

In this chapter, the argument from the previous chapter is taken up and its implication for normative political philosophy (especially the writings of Rawls and Larmore) is examined. The failure of ... More


Conclusion

Stacilee Ford

in Troubling American Women: Narratives of Gender and Nation in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083114
eISBN:
9789882207639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083114.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The narratives considered in this study have proved that there is no such thing as a “typical American woman”. Yet there are threads of connection. All of the texts enrich the understanding of the ... More


Cultural Encounters: Britain and Africa in the Nineteenth Century

T. C. McCaskie

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0029
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Encounters between cultures are complex, ambiguous, and unstable transactions, simultaneously events in time and works of the imagination. Irrespective of disparities in power, cultural encounters ... More


Natural Rights and Social Exclusion: Cultural Encounters

DAVID BOUCHER

in The Limits of Ethics in International Relations: Natural Law, Natural Rights, and Human Rights in Transition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199203529
eISBN:
9780191695490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203529.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the practical implications of the ideas of natural law, natural rights, and social exclusion in the context of cultural encounters. The cases of the European encounters with ... More


White People, Indians, and Highlanders: Tribal People and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America

Colin G Calloway

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195340129
eISBN:
9780199867202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340129.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book traces the historical experiences of Highland Scots and American Indians in dealing with colonial powers and with each other. It considers cultural similarities and identifies parallel ... More


“American Girls” in Three Acts: Encounters in Nineteenth-Century Macao and Hong Kong

Stacilee Ford

in Troubling American Women: Narratives of Gender and Nation in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083114
eISBN:
9789882207639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083114.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides a discussion on encounters in nineteenth-century Macao and Hong Kong. The three acts referred to in the title represent three case studies and types of cultural encounters that ... More


A Strange Likeness: Becoming Red and White in Eighteenth-Century North America

Nancy Shoemaker

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167924
eISBN:
9780199788996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167924.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The relationship between American Indians and Europeans on America's frontiers is typically characterized as one of profound cultural difference. This book contains six chapters titled “Land,” ... More


Introduction: Women, Nation, and the Cross-Cultural Encounter

Stacilee Ford

in Troubling American Women: Narratives of Gender and Nation in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083114
eISBN:
9789882207639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083114.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book investigates narratives written by several European American, Chinese American, and “Americanized” Chinese women who lived in Hong Kong and Macao for substantial periods of time during the ... More


Global Imaginary, Local Desire:: Chinese Transnational Serial Drama in the 1990s

Li Zeng

in TV Drama in China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099401
eISBN:
9789882207646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099401.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter demonstrates how Chinese television meets the challenge from transnational competition and how Chinese people engage with changes brought about by China's greater integration into the ... More


Home for the Handover: Muted Exceptionalisms in Transnational Times

Stacilee Ford

in Troubling American Women: Narratives of Gender and Nation in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083114
eISBN:
9789882207639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083114.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the women's narratives with regard to cross-cultural encounters during the run up to 1997, and shortly thereafter, when the pedagogical impulse, while still evident, was ... More


Reshaping the Boundaries: The Christian Intersection of China and the West in the Modern Era

Song Gang (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390557
eISBN:
9789888390175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390557.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book presents extensive research on the formation and transformation of varied types of knowledge, perceptions, and representations exchanged between China and the West from 1600 to 1900. The ... More


“I'm in the Middle of a War, I'm in the Middle of a Life!”: Women, War, and National Identity

Stacilee Ford

in Troubling American Women: Narratives of Gender and Nation in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083114
eISBN:
9789882207639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083114.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter illustrates that women continue to search for usefulness in communities where they were often seen as outsiders, albeit with access to certain types of borrowed power and privilege. ... More


Arkadii Dragomoshchenko and Poetic Correspondences

Jacob Edmond

in A Common Strangeness: Contemporary Poetry, Cross-Cultural Encounter, Comparative Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242597
eISBN:
9780823242634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242597.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores how we might reconcile the abstractions of language, culture, and history with a particular text and person. The chapter addresses the question through Russian poet Arkadii ... More


Close Encounters of the Methodological Kind: Contending with Enlightenment Legacies in World History

Laura J. Mitchell

in Encounters Old and New in World History: Essays Inspired by Jerry H. Bentley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824865917
eISBN:
9780824875626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824865917.003.0013
Subject:
History, Historiography

Professional and public perceptions of history remain deeply influenced by the discipline’s Enlightenment roots. Without a set of common assumptions, the field would be paralyzed, but unless scholars ... More


A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci 1552-1610

R. Po-chia Hsia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592258
eISBN:
9780191595622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592258.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

A 16th century Italian Jesuit, Matteo Ricci was the founder of the Catholic Mission in China. This critical biography tells the story of his remarkable life, one that bridged Counter‐Reformation ... More


An Allegory of Anthropology

Steven C. Caton

in Lawrence of Arabia: A Film's Anthropology

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520210820
eISBN:
9780520919891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520210820.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses Lawrence of Arabia as an allegory about dilemmas of cross-cultural encounters. It studies many themes in the film that are a portion of this book's author's memories of ... More


In the Field: Life and Work in Cultural Anthropology

George Gmelch and Sharon Bohn Gmelch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520289611
eISBN:
9780520964211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289611.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

The authors draw on their 40 years as anthropologists and educators to illustrate through a narrative-style text and photographs what it is like to be an anthropologist and to “do” anthropology—the ... More


On Cosmographic Autobiography: Montaigne’s Essais

Ayesha Ramachandran

in The Worldmakers: Global Imagining in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226288796
eISBN:
9780226288826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226288826.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

A counterpart to the symbolic affinities between the knowing self and the unknowable world in Mercator’s Atlas, the Essais reveal, from the perspective of the late Renaissance, the profound epistemic ... More


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