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Chapter Five. Carmelite Ecclesiology in the Fourteenth Century

ANDREW JOTISCHKY

in The Carmelites and Antiquity: Mendicants and their Pasts in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206347
eISBN:
9780191717055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206347.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In writing about their putative history, 14th-century Carmelites engaged with ecclesiology in new ways. Not only did they have to define their profession in relation to other friars, they also had to ... More


Brain Plasticity Regulates Hormonal Homeodynamics

Luis Miguel García-Segura

in Hormones and Brain Plasticity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326611
eISBN:
9780199864881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326611.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

This chapter begins by examining neuroglia and synaptic plasticity in the soma and dendrites of magnocellular neurosecretory neurons in the hypothalamus and the associated neuroglial plasticity in ... More


Otology and Neuro-otology

Stuart Winter and Declan Costello (eds)

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198792000
eISBN:
9780191917110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792000.003.0007
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine


The Neurocrania from Sunghir 1, 2, 3, and 5

Erik Trinkaus, Alexandra P. Buzhilova, Maria B. Mednikova, and Maria V. Dobrovolskaya

in The People of Sunghir: Burials, Bodies, and Behavior in the Earlier Upper Paleolithic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199381050
eISBN:
9780197562956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199381050.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Palaeontology: Earth Sciences

In most presentations of associated human fossil remains, the cranium and the mandible are discussed separately, as though they represent separate entities of human ... More


Reform of the House of Lords 1900–97

Alexandra Kelso

in Parliamentary Reform at Westminster

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076756
eISBN:
9781781702482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076756.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Historical institutionalism provides a useful lens through which to view the events surrounding reform of the House of Lords in the past century. Executives have successfully argued for the ... More


The Torrid Zone

Perry Gauci

in William Beckford: First Prime Minister of the London Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166750
eISBN:
9780300195163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166750.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses the untimely death of Colonel Peter Beckford, a celebrated architect of Britain's eighteenth-century empire, and how his last moments on the Kings Parade in Spanish Town, ... More


The Republic of Alchemy and the Pansophic Moment

Walter W. Woodward

in Prospero's America: John Winthrop, Jr., Alchemy, and the Creation of New England Culture, 1606-1676

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807833018
eISBN:
9781469603070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895931_woodward.7
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes how John Winthrop, Jr. began a career of colonial leadership that would see him become one of the most important figures in all English America. Twenty-five years old and the ... More


Crime, Genius, and Criminal Genius

James C. Oleson

in Criminal Genius: A Portrait of High-IQ Offenders

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520282414
eISBN:
9780520958098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282414.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter describes the idea of “genius,” which has evolved since its origins as a Roman tutelary spirit to include conceptions of eminence, creativity, and intelligence. In the Renaissance, ... More


The Enlightenment Hall: (Ming tang 明堂)

in Shizi: China's First Syncretist

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159067
eISBN:
9780231504171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159067.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter presents a picture of a ruler as simultaneously eminent and humble. The eminence of the ruler is a crucial counterpart to Shizi's prediction that much of the sage-ruler's best work will ... More


The Ruler’s Governance: (Jun zhi 君治)

in Shizi: China's First Syncretist

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159067
eISBN:
9780231504171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159067.003.0015
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes how a good ruler should govern and begins with a simple cosmology to juxtapose the good ruler's eminence with his humility. It then considers a schemata of early culture heroes ... More


Early and late bloomers among 120 classical composers: Were the greatest geniuses also prodigies?

Dean Keith Simonton

in Musical Prodigies: Interpretations from Psychology, Education, Musicology, and Ethnomusicology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199685851
eISBN:
9780191806049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685851.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews the empirical research on whether the most eminent and prolific classical composers tended to be child prodigies or at least highly precocious musical talents. According to the ... More


Exploring Eminent Perspectives

Bridget Sweet

in Thinking Outside the Voice Box: Adolescent Voice Change in Music Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190916374
eISBN:
9780190067069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916374.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

To better understand the larger scope of voice classification systems and other foundational ideas in choral music education, the chapter explores some of the most eminent works in the profession by ... More


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