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Thomas Gray, “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard”

Catherine Robson

in Heart Beats: Everyday Life and the Memorized Poem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691119366
eISBN:
9781400845156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691119366.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter addresses some of the later psychological dimensions inherent within adolescents' and adults' internalization of a poem. It sets Thomas Gray's “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard” ... More


Sociological Congruence and the Puzzle of Early German Jazz: with Gregory J. Liegel

Damon J. Phillips

in Shaping Jazz: Cities, Labels, and the Global Emergence of an Art Form

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150888
eISBN:
9781400846481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150888.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines why the long-run appeal of jazz music worldwide was related to the city of origin's network position with the exception of Berlin in what was then Weimar Germany. Between 1923 ... More


Enforcing Import Restrictions of China’s Cultural Objects: The Sino–US Memorandum of Understanding

Wang Yunxia

in Enforcing International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680245
eISBN:
9780191760174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680245.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

On 14 January 2009, China and the United States signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on import restrictions for cultural objects. This chapter assesses the legal basis, main contents, and the ... More


The Enforcement of Underwater Cultural Heritage by Courts

Patrizia Vigni

in Enforcing International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680245
eISBN:
9780191760174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680245.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the state's claim over cultural property found in the sea. It first identifies who, under international and domestic law, can legitimately claim rights with respect to cultural ... More


Cultural Entropy

Terence E. McDonnell

in Best Laid Plans: Cultural Entropy and the Unraveling of Aids Media Campaigns

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226382012
eISBN:
9780226382296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226382296.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

As cultural objects move from interaction to interaction—crafted by designers, vetted by opinion leaders and the community, circulated through public space, interpreted by the public—somewhere along ... More


Enforcement by Domestic Courts: Criminal Law and Forfeiture in the Recovery of Cultural Objects

Patty Gerstenblith

in Enforcing International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680245
eISBN:
9780191760174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680245.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes how three types of illegal conduct are dealt with in civil and criminal cases: the looting of cultural objects from sites in which they are buried or concealed; the theft of ... More


Cultural Heritage: Illicit Excavation, Theft, and Trafficking

Janet Blake

in International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198723516
eISBN:
9780191790300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723516.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Chapter 2 deals with the illegal movement of cultural objects from certain artefact-rich to art-market States. It introduces the scale of this problem and the related destruction to cultural heritage ... More


Text, context and the cultural object

Peter J. Martin

in Music and the Sociological Gaze: Art Worlds and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072161
eISBN:
9781781701492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072161.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter argues that the familiar distinction between ‘text’ and ‘context’ is problematic, as is the suggestion that a sociological approach to art is unable to say anything about artworks ... More


Rights in Tangible Objects

John G Sprankling

in The International Law of Property

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199654543
eISBN:
9780191747946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654543.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter and the next four chapters analyze how international law affects rights in specific types of property. Property rights in tangible objects are addressed in this chapter. The doctrines ... More


The Enforcement of Foreign Law: Reclaiming One Nation’s Cultural Heritage in Another Nation’s Courts

James Gordley

in Enforcing International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680245
eISBN:
9780191760174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680245.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Nations have enacted laws to protect their cultural heritage against export. However, when objects are exported in violation of those laws, a nation faces two major legal obstacles to seeking their ... More


Introduction

Peter J. Martin

in Music and the Sociological Gaze: Art Worlds and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072161
eISBN:
9781781701492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072161.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Since the mid-1990s, the distinctiveness of a sociological approach to music has become increasingly apparent. This chapter notes that the primary focus of this specifically sociological ‘gaze’ is a ... More


Best Laid Plans: Cultural Entropy and the Unraveling of Aids Media Campaigns

Terence E. McDonnell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226382012
eISBN:
9780226382296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226382296.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Organizations strive to create campaign messages that yield clear, consistent, and resonant interpretations that motivate people to buy their product, support their cause, vote for their candidate, ... More


Displacement and Decay: Materiality, Space, and Interpretation

Terence E. McDonnell

in Best Laid Plans: Cultural Entropy and the Unraveling of Aids Media Campaigns

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226382012
eISBN:
9780226382296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226382296.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

AIDS media lead unexpected lives once diffused through urban space: billboards fade, posters go missing, bumper stickers travel to other cities. In this chapter I argue that the material qualities of ... More


The Founding Vision: John Gaspard Gubbins and the Dream of a City’s Treasure, 1924–1935

Sara Byala

in A Place That Matters Yet: John Gubbins’s MuseumAfrica in the Postcolonial World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226030272
eISBN:
9780226030449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226030449.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter presents the argument that although it had merely opened at the time of his passing, the Africana Museum was Gubbins’ final and most important intervention in a life aimed at bettering ... More


Epilogue: Trading Places

in On Uneven Ground: Miyazawa Kenji and the Making of Place in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776868
eISBN:
9780804778886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776868.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores how Miyazawa Kenji remained integral to the production of locality in the literary sector in Japan even as the conditions of this production have changed radically. It describes ... More


Film historiography

Sian Barber

in Using film as a source

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090301
eISBN:
9781781708958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090301.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the history of film analysis and considers the different ways in which film has been approached, psceifically, film as art, as social history, as a cultural object and as ... More


What Is Grey about the “Grey Market” in Antiquities?

Simon Mackenzie and Donna Yates

in The Architecture of Illegal Markets: Towards an Economic Sociology of Illegality in the Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198794974
eISBN:
9780191836442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794974.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

The global market in antiquities has been described as a grey market. We provide a breakdown of the meanings and implications of this greyness. Usually the term refers to the mixing of recently ... More


The Gender of Cloth: Ainu Women and Cultural Revitalization

ann-elise lewallen

in Beyond Ainu Studies: Changing Academic and Public Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836979
eISBN:
9780824870973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836979.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter narrates the “quiet revolution” that emerged in private spaces shared between elderwomen and the younger generation. Ainu women in their mid-forties to early seventies began meeting to ... More


Displaying Domination: Spoils, War Commemoratives, and Competition

Steven H. Rutledge

in Ancient Rome as a Museum: Power, Identity, and the Culture of Collecting

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199573233
eISBN:
9780191804441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199573233.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines how imperial domination by the ruling elite influenced the appearance of the city. The elite used cultural objects both to maintain and perpetuate their control over not merely ... More


Ancient Rome as a Museum: Power, Identity, and the Culture of Collecting

Steven Rutledge

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199573233
eISBN:
9780191804441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199573233.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In antiquity, Rome represented one of the world's great cultural capitals. The city constituted a collective repository for various commemoratives, cultural artefacts, and curiosities, not to mention ... More


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