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Rites of Celebration and Reassurance

Ronald Hutton

in The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205708
eISBN:
9780191676758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205708.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The point has now been adequately made that the habit of a midwinter festivity had come by the dawn of history to seem a natural one to Britain, and not one to be eradicated by changes of politics or ... More


The spaces of everyday life

James Greenhalgh

in Reconstructing modernity: Space, power and governance in mid-twentieth century British cities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526114143
eISBN:
9781526136060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114143.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Building on the conclusions and individual agency highlighted in the last chapter, this chapter uses examples of the clashes between local government and inhabitants on the social housing estates of ... More


Introduction: Two Seas, Many Greens

Gareth Doherty

in Paradoxes of Green: Landscapes of a City-State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520285019
eISBN:
9780520960626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285019.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter discusses the urbanism of landscape in Bahrain, specifically relating to the social, technical, and political infrastructures required to construct and maintain landscape in ... More


The Memory of Date Palm Green

Gareth Doherty

in Paradoxes of Green: Landscapes of a City-State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520285019
eISBN:
9780520960626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285019.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the memory, history, color, and the “urbanism” of the green of the Bahraini date palm. The date palm is the most iconic Bahraini vegetation and one of the main sources of ... More


The Struggle for the Manama Greenbelt

Gareth Doherty

in Paradoxes of Green: Landscapes of a City-State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520285019
eISBN:
9780520960626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285019.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter maintains that no area in the country shows the paradoxes of Bahrain's greenery better than the Manama greenbelt. The idea of preserving a green area situated west of the capital ... More


Brightening Green

Gareth Doherty

in Paradoxes of Green: Landscapes of a City-State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520285019
eISBN:
9780520960626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285019.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyses newer and brighter hues of green. The gray-greens of the date palms, often considered old-fashioned, are being replaced by brighter hues of green as symbols of progress or of ... More


The Whiteness of Green: The Convergence of Colors

Gareth Doherty

in Paradoxes of Green: Landscapes of a City-State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520285019
eISBN:
9780520960626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285019.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter turns to the color white and its relationship with green. White is understood as the summation of all colors, rather than the absence of it. When designing with green, the charisma of ... More


The Breakthrough in Revue: The Garrick Gaieties (1925, 1926) and Fifth Avenue Follies (1926)

Dominic Symonds

in We’ll Have Manhattan: The Early Work of Rodgers & Hart

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199929481
eISBN:
9780190216870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929481.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Rodgers and Hart’s first big break came from a junior wing of the Theatre Guild producing the Garrick Gaieties (1925). This offered the boys a chance to try writing for revue. This chapter considers ... More


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