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After the Gold Rush: Alluvial and Hard Rock Mining on Public Land in the New World

Anthony Scott

in The Evolution of Resource Property Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198286035
eISBN:
9780191718410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286035.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As placer mining waned, rights appropriate to technologies of deep alluvial and hard-rock operations were demanded in the US, Canada, Australia, and South Africa, and supplied by both local and ... More


Music and Rakyat: Constructing “the People” in Dangdut

Andrew N. Weintraub

in Dangdut Stories: A Social and Musical History of Indonesia's Most Popular Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395662
eISBN:
9780199863549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395662.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

In the early 1970s, the Indian-based music played in orkes Melayu described in chapters two and three crystallized into “dangdut.” The notion of dangdut as the music of “the people”–the majority of ... More


Hard Rock, Glam Rock, and Progressive Rock in the 1970s

Nick Braae

in Rock and Rhapsodies: The Music of Queen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197526736
eISBN:
9780197526774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526736.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

This chapter places Queen within the network of the principal rock labels of the 1970s. Extending the work of classical and popular music analysts, a distinction is drawn between style and genre, as ... More


For Those About to Rock

George Case

in Takin' Care of Business: A History of Working People's Rock 'n' Roll

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197548813
eISBN:
9780197548844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197548813.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

If Bach is the sound of God whistling while he works, then AC/DC is the sound of God ordering another round in a strip bar on a Saturday night. Led by the inimitable Bon Scott, AC/DC and hard rock ... More


Gender Hoaxing: Rahila Khan, Anthony Godby Johnson and J. T. LeRoy

Sue Vice

in Textual Deceptions: False Memoirs and Literary Hoaxes in the Contemporary Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748675555
eISBN:
9781474406345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675555.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers instances in which an author has not only written in the name of someone of the opposite gender, but has also asserted that such a person exists. Toby Forward's alter ego ... More


Musical Values in Rock Theatre Songs

Joseph Church

in Rock in the Musical Theatre: A Guide for Singers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190943462
eISBN:
9780190058685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190943462.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Here the nature of rock music is broken down into its components, with an emphasis on rhythm. In rock, the melody and the accompaniment are both rhythmic; this chapter contains an extensive ... More


Was It All Worth It? Queen in the 1980s

Nick Braae

in Rock and Rhapsodies: The Music of Queen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197526736
eISBN:
9780197526774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526736.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

Queen’s albums in the 1980s were received with mixed reactions by critics, and such reactions present a clear historiographical narrative: a downturn with Hot Space, followed by a return to mediocre ... More


The Musical World(s) of Queen

Nick Braae

in Rock and Rhapsodies: The Music of Queen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197526736
eISBN:
9780197526774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526736.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

This chapter begins from the premise that’s Queen idiolect or ‘sound’ was distinct in popular music. Using the concept of ‘style planets’, the idiolect characteristics are connected to numerous and ... More


Home is not so Very Far Away: Civilizing the South African Frontier

Jessica B. Teisch

in Engineering Nature: Water, Development, and the Global Spread of American Environmental Expertise

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834435
eISBN:
9781469603513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807878019_teisch.8
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter shows what American engineers were doing in South Africa in 1895. California engineers converged in South Africa at the end of the nineteenth century for several reasons. In the 1880s, ... More


Brian May and Roger Taylor

Nick Braae

in Rock and Rhapsodies: The Music of Queen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197526736
eISBN:
9780197526774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526736.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

This chapter analyses the vocal techniques of Brian May and Roger Taylor in their limited roles as lead singers of Queen. May’s distinct techniques revolve around imprecise pitching inflections, ... More


A Reflection on the Committed Life

James J. Lorence

in Palomino: Clinton Jencks and Mexican-American Unionism in the American Southwest

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037559
eISBN:
9780252094804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037559.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This concluding chapter explains how Clinton E. Jencks was a man who struggled with compulsive behaviors that dogged him throughout his life. Not the least of his burdens was the reality that he was ... More


Queen’s Jubilee: The Late Style of Innuendo

Nick Braae

in Rock and Rhapsodies: The Music of Queen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197526736
eISBN:
9780197526774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526736.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

Queen’s final album before Mercury’s death was widely viewed as a return to Queen’s distinct style, and also includes a number of reflective lyrics that were likely written with knowledge of the ... More


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