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Conclusion

Mariane C. Ferme

in The Underneath of Things: Violence, History, and the Everyday in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225428
eISBN:
9780520925717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225428.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the links between a violent historical and political legacy and a cultural order of dissimulation in the Mende-speaking southeastern ... More


Foreign Elites at Rome

G. W. Bowersock

in Flavius Josephus and Flavian Rome

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199262120
eISBN:
9780191718533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262120.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter looks at Josephus’ literary career in Rome as part of a larger trend, which involved an increasing imperial interest in luring members of the foreign elite to the city within the context ... More


The Instance of the Sovereign in the Unconscious: The Primal Scenes of Political Theology

Jacques Lezra

in Political Theology and Early Modernity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226314976
eISBN:
9780226314990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226314990.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter addresses the question of whether there is indeed a primal encounter between “politics” and “theology,” an early modern “hyphen [trait d'union] or translation between the theological and ... More


Patronage, Networks, and the Arts: The Earl of Arlington, 1618–1685

Helen Jacobsen

in Luxury and Power: The Material World of the Stuart Diplomat, 1660-1714

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693757
eISBN:
9780191731976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693757.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Henry Bennet, earl of Arlington, is a neglected statesman. A sometime diplomat, he was Charles II’s longest-serving secretary of state and held the highest household office for ten years, but his ... More


Editors’ Choice: Craftsmanship and the Marketplace

Claire Davison

in Translation as Collaboration: Virginia Woolf, Katherine Mansfield and S.S. Koteliansky

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748682812
eISBN:
9781474400978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682812.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter explores the translators’ craftsmanship when shaping the works for publication; it underlines how selecting and editing the materials inevitably transformed them. This meant ... More


Epilogue

Tuire Valkeakari

in Precarious Passages: The Diasporic Imagination in Contemporary Black Anglophone Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813062471
eISBN:
9780813051963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062471.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

The epilogue affirms that the old Anglophone African diaspora in the West is characterized by considerable ethnic, national, socioeconomic, sociocultural, religious, and political diversity as well ... More


Introduction

Annegret Fauser

in Sounds of War: Music in the United States during World War II

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199948031
eISBN:
9780199345953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948031.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

The study of music during World War II poses challenges that relate to the construction of history and the role of the arts therein. The introduction frames the way in which classical music during ... More


Hegel’s Grapes

Michael Marder and Mathilde Roussel

in The Philosopher's Plant: An Intellectual Herbarium

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169035
eISBN:
9780231538138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169035.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter looks at Hegel's conceptualization of grapes as an example of a dialectical fruit. Grapes undergo fermentation; instead of simply rotting, they shed their initial form only to be reborn ... More


Exchange and Value

A. David Napier

in Making Things Better: A Workbook on Ritual, Cultural Values, and Environmental Behavior

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199969357
eISBN:
9780199346097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969357.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter considers the evolving nature of cultural identity and how identity is transformed through the exchange of objects and beliefs across cultures. What can we learn about the relationship ... More


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