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 “The Jew Has Died and the Hebrew Has Been Born”: Making and Locating Cultural Traditions

Arieh Bruce Saposnik

in Becoming Hebrew: The Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331219
eISBN:
9780199868100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331219.003.00010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

As the Yishuv grew demographically, the distinctive national culture that emerged necessitated a renegotiation of national centers and peripheries. Zionism's geographical rearrangement of Jewish life ... More


 Early Years: 1891–1914

William Taussig Scott and Martin X. Moleski

in Michael Polanyi: Scientist and Philosopher

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195174335
eISBN:
9780199835706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019517433X.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Michael Polanyi was born in Budapest on March 11, 1891 to Mihály Pollacsek and Cecile Wohl, the fifth of their six children. This chapter describes Polanyi's family and cultural heritage, his ... More


Who Were the Neoi?

Nigel Kennell

in Epigraphical Approaches to the Post-classical Polis: Fourth Century BC to Second Century AD

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199652143
eISBN:
9780191745935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652143.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter reassesses several important aspects of Clarence Forbes' classic study, Neoi: A Contribution to the Study of Greek Associations, in the light of new evidence that has emerged and new ... More


A Weimar Golden Age: 1770 to 1832

Michael H. Kater

in Weimar: From Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300170566
eISBN:
9780300210101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170566.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on Weimar's Golden Age between 1770 and 1832. During that period, Weimar was the capital of one of four independent Saxon duchies, in an area now called Thuringia, in the centre ... More


Red, White, and Blue and Mexican: Mexican Americans in Midcentury Chicago

Deborah E. Kanter

in Chicago Católico: Making Catholic Parishes Mexican

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042973
eISBN:
9780252051845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042973.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In the 1940s a new Mexican American generation emerged. The children of immigrants grew up as Chicagoans, attending ethnically diverse schools and living in mixed neighborhoods. The parish anchored ... More


From the Gymnasium to the Wedding: Eros in Athenian Art and Cult

Emma Stafford

in Erôs in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199605507
eISBN:
9780191745928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605507.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter reviews representations of Eros personified in Attic art alongside what we know of Eros' cult at Athens, evidence which has an important contribution to make to our understanding of the ... More


Armoury of the Bricoleur?: The Disparate Origins of Auxiliary Equipment

Ian Haynes

in Blood of the Provinces: The Roman Auxilia and the Making of Provincial Society from Augustus to the Severans

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199655342
eISBN:
9780191758300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655342.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Recent scholarship has usefully applied Lévi-Strauss’ bricolage metaphor to examine the way in which new forms of ‘Roman’ identity emerged through the incorporation of pre-existing elements. This ... More


The Mind Set Free: Preparing a Liberal Society in the 1840s

in Vienna in the Age of Uncertainty: Science, Liberalism, and Private Life

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226111728
eISBN:
9780226111780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226111780.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores how young Franz Exner came to seek a model of a post-dogmatic mind. Franz Exner was a Gymnasium student during the calm and optimistic years after the defeat of Napoleon. He ... More


In the Stream of the World: Coming of Age in the 1860s

in Vienna in the Age of Uncertainty: Science, Liberalism, and Private Life

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226111728
eISBN:
9780226111780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226111780.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes the reform of the education system. Count Thun and his collaborators revised the Gymnasium curriculum to focus more on natural science and mathematics. They also transformed ... More


The End of the Little Liberal Arts College

Thomas J. Shelley

in Fordham, A History of the Jesuit University of New York: 1841-2003

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271511
eISBN:
9780823271900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271511.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Jesuit objections to the changes introduced at Harvard by President Charles W. Eliot. Catholic efforts to reform American Catholic higher education. Fordham students and alumni rally to support U.S. ... More


Inequality in Transitions to Secondary School and Tertiary Education in Germany

Martin Neugebauer, David Reimer, Steffen Schindler, and Volker Stocké

in Determined to Succeed?: Performance versus Choice in Educational Attainment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783026
eISBN:
9780804784481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783026.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers class inequalities in Germany for cohorts born in the 1980s and 1990s. It focuses on the transitions from primary school to the classical academic track, Gymnasium and from ... More


“Only Goodness Matters”: Reflections on Theodicy With Klaus von Stosch and Jeffery Long

Wendy Farley

in Comparing Faithfully: Insights for Systematic Theological Reflection

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823274666
eISBN:
9780823274710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274666.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In conversation with the essays by Jeffery Long and Klaus von Stosch, Wendy Farley interrogates theology itself as a source of evil. This essay argues that defense of free will as the basis of ... More


Old Posen and Young Ernst

Robert E. Lerner

in Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183022
eISBN:
9781400882922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183022.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details the family and early life of Ernst Kantorowicz. Born in 1895, Kantorowicz was the youngest of three siblings. His parents believed that teaching him English was essential, based ... More


Youth and Education: Origins and Childhood in Hamburg

in Science and Conscience: The Life of James Franck

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763103
eISBN:
9780804779098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763103.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

James Franck was born on August 26, 1882 to Jacob Franck and Rebecca née Drucker, in Hamburg, Germany. Franck entered Wilhelm Gymnasium in the fall of 1891 where he learned Latin, Greek, English, and ... More


Porticoed gardens

Mantha Zarmakoupi

in Designing for Luxury on the Bay of Naples: Villas and Landscapes (c. 100 BCE-79 CE)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199678389
eISBN:
9780191808548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199678389.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the unique character of the architectural language of Roman luxury villas by focusing on porticoed gardens. It describes how Roman architects transformed the Hellenistic-derived ... More


Athletics and Citizenship

Nick Fisher

in Defining Citizenship in Archaic Greece

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198817192
eISBN:
9780191858727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817192.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

A defining feature of archaic Greece was the explosion of athletic competitions at many levels up to the great Panhellenic games. Panhellenic victories brought prestige to the cities, who offered ... More


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