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Taste and Discernment: the Literary Motif of Judgement at the Table

Nathan MacDonald

in Not Bread Alone: The Uses of Food in the Old Testament

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546527
eISBN:
9780191720215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546527.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Old Testament frequently portrays the table as the context for divine and human judgement. The association of the table with the feasting of the king and his officials may lie behind this idea. ... More


Pottery: The Visual Ecology of the Everyday

Peter S. Wells

in How Ancient Europeans Saw the World: Vision, Patterns, and the Shaping of the Mind in Prehistoric Times

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143385
eISBN:
9781400844777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143385.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter analyzes the pottery of late prehistoric Europe. Jars, bowls, and cups were the three main categories of pottery vessels that were in use in the Early Bronze Age. Bowls and cups were ... More


HOMOTOPY AND HOMOLOGY

Andrew Ranicki

in Algebraic and Geometric Surgery

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198509240
eISBN:
9780191708725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509240.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter serves as a recollection of basic algebraic topology, including mention of homology and cohomology, and homotopy groups. It details intersections and cup product pairing. Attaching cells ... More


Pour le Sport: Physical Culture in French and Francophone Literature

Roxanna Curto and Rebecca Wines (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781800856899
eISBN:
9781800853317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800856899.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This edited volume gathers together studies examining various aspects of physical culture in literature written in French from Europe and around the Francophone world. We define “physical culture” as ... More


Soccer Diplomacy: International Relations and Football since 1914

Heather L. Dichter (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179513
eISBN:
9780813179520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179513.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The book explores the nexus of the world’s most popular sport and diplomacy, as a tool of the nation-state–based diplomacy, as diplomacy of soccer as a non-state actor, and via the relationship ... More


Soccer Artistry and the Secret Police: Georgian Football in the Multiethnic Soviet Empire

Erik R. Scott

in The Whole World Was Watching: Sport in the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503610187
eISBN:
9781503611016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610187.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Among Soviet footballers, Georgians were known to represent a flamboyant, artistic, and ethnic style likened to the “beautiful game” played by successful South American teams. Georgian football and ... More


Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Simon Rofe (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The purpose of this book is to critically enhance the appreciation of Diplomacy and Sport in global affairs from the perspective of practitioners and scholars. The book will make an important new ... More


Changing Qatar: Culture, Citizenship, and Rapid Modernization

Geoff Harkness

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479889075
eISBN:
9781479809547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889075.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Qatar is the wealthiest country in the world—and one of the fastest growing. Its current population is five times larger than it was in 2000. Photos of the Arabian Gulf micronation from the 1980s ... More


England and the 1966 World Cup: A Cultural History

John Hughson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096150
eISBN:
9781526115331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096150.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This book considers the 1966 World Cup as a key ‘moment of modernity’ in England’s post-war history. The World Cup is examined within the complexity of the cultural, social and political change of ... More


Wild Religion: Tracking the Sacred in South Africa

David Chidester

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273078
eISBN:
9780520951570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273078.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book is a wild ride through recent South African history from the advent of democracy in 1994 to the euphoria of the football World Cup in 2010. In the context of South Africa's political ... More


The Wages of Sin

Craig Allen

in Univision, Telemundo, and the Rise of Spanish-Language Television in the United States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401643
eISBN:
9781683402312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401643.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Period: 1973–1976. Three years of promise and tribulation begin with Azcárraga Milmo’s reprieve of Anselmo for delinquent payment of fees, then Milmo’s merger that reorganizes Telesistema as the ... More


The World Cup Is Ours!: The Myth of Brazilianness in Lula’s Diplomatic Rhetoric, 2007–2014

Euclides de Freitas Couto and Alan Castellano Valente

in Soccer Diplomacy: International Relations and Football since 1914

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179513
eISBN:
9780813179520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179513.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As part of his broader efforts to improve Brazil’s position within the international system, Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (Lula) frequently invoked a rhetoric about national identity ... More


The Cup tradition and England 1966

John Hughson

in England and the 1966 World Cup: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096150
eISBN:
9781526115331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096150.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter looks at the encounter between post-war modernity and tradition, by examining the relationship between the World Cup and the English FA Cup. The particular reason for looking at the ... More


Brassieres

Jill Fields

in An Intimate Affair: Women, Lingerie, and Sexuality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223691
eISBN:
9780520941137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223691.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about the twentieth century brassiere, which was used as a companion garment of longer corsets. It reveals that the cultural meaning of the brassiere deepened as female breasts ... More


The Cup of Song: Studies on Poetry and the Symposion

Vanessa Cazzato, Dirk Obbink, and Enrico Emanuele Prodi (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199687688
eISBN:
9780191829383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687688.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The symposion is arguably the most significant and well-documented context for the performance, transmission, and criticism of archaic and classical Greek poetry. The Cup of Song explores how Greek ... More


A New Megasport Legacy: Host-Country Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Reforms

Andrew Spalding

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197503614
eISBN:
9780197503645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197503614.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Though the Qatar 2022 FIFA Men’s World Cup is for many a symbol of long-standing corruption and human rights problems, the event may actually represent something entirely new. Megasports are now ... More


Finding My Groove

ALLEN JONES and Mark Naison

in The Rat That Got Away: A Bronx Memoir

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231027
eISBN:
9780823240821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231027.003.0030
Subject:
History, Social History

Things really started moving for Allen Jones in 1977 when he returned from the Roller Ball Tournament in the Bronx hosted by Guy Fisher. As a condition of his return, he had negotiated a contract ... More


What Would Jesus Do?: Reading and Social Action

Erin A. Smith

in What Would Jesus Read?: Popular Religious Books and Everyday Life in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621326
eISBN:
9781469621340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621326.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines three popular novels: Mrs. Humphry Ward's Robert Elsmere (1888), Charles Sheldon's In His Steps: What Would Jesus Do? (1897), and Winston Churchill's Inside of the Cup (1913). ... More


We’ve Lost the Battle, but We Haven’t Lost the War: (Tales from Six Months Out)

Beverly Bell

in Fault Lines: Views across Haiti's Divide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452123
eISBN:
9780801468322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452123.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how things were in Haiti six months after the earthquake. In some ways, everything had changed, while in many ways Haiti remained the same. The political class was still ... More


Post-Sports

Steve Redhead

in We Have Never Been Postmodern: Theory at the Speed of Light

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643448
eISBN:
9780748652945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643448.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter investigates some aspects of the speeding-up of sport and sports media in contemporary accelerated culture alongside a generalised rethinking of the sociology of modernity. In a 1990s ... More


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