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Cultivating the Past, Living the Modern: The Politics of Time in the Sultanate of Oman

Amal Sachedina

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501758614
eISBN:
9781501758621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501758614.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This book explores how and why heritage has emerged as a prevalent force in building the modern nation-state of Oman. The book analyses the relations with the past that undergird the shift in Oman ... More


Introduction: Heritage Discourse and Its Alterities

Amal Sachedina

in Cultivating the Past, Living the Modern: The Politics of Time in the Sultanate of Oman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501758614
eISBN:
9781501758621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501758614.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the iconic imagery and discourse of national heritage in the Sultanate of Oman. At the heart of the broad sociopolitical and economic transformations ... More


Introduction: The Archaeomodern Turn

James Tweedie

in Moving Pictures, Still Lives: Film, New Media, and the Late Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190873875
eISBN:
9780190873912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873875.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter introduces the concept of the “archaeomodern” and its connection to the aging of the quintessential modern medium of film. It sketches the historical and cultural background of the ... More


Sibelius and the Re-emergence of the Great Man Biopic

Kimmo Laine

in Nordic Genre Film: Small Nation Film Cultures in the Global Marketplace

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693184
eISBN:
9781474412223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693184.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The aim of this chapter is to consider Sibelius as a popular historical narrative, discussing it in relation to the mechanisms of historical explanation as well as the mode of argument and address ... More


The recuperation of Galician pottery: craft professions, cultural policies, and identity

Elena Freire Paz

in Alternative countrysides: Anthropological approaches to rural Western Europe today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096846
eISBN:
9781526103925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096846.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

In contemporary EU political discourses of rurality, rural zones are no longer regarded primarily as zones for the production of food. Instead, they are viewed in multifunctional terms: as partly ... More


Agairist the Tide of History: Conservatism in the 1980s and 1990s

Emily Robinson

in History, heritage and tradition in contemporary British politics: Past politics and present histories

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086311
eISBN:
9781781706138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086311.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

A great deal of conservative thought rests upon the notion of adapting to historical change and flowing with the tide of history. Resounding electoral defeats are therefore, arguably, more ... More


Fiddle-icious: A Community Model for Musical Sustainability

Timothy J. Cooley (ed.)

in Cultural Sustainabilities: Music, Media, Language, Advocacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042362
eISBN:
9780252051203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042362.003.0022
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Don Roy is a champion fiddler from Maine, promoted and celebrated on national folkloric stages as “the finest Franco fiddler in New England, whose playing exactly exemplifies what Franco-American ... More


From Restoration to Catholic Emancipation: Texts and Places (1641–c. 1860)

J. Patrick Hornbeck II

in Remembering Wolsey: A History of Commemorations and Representations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282173
eISBN:
9780823286232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282173.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 3 encompasses the greatest chronological sweep, 1641 to c. 1860, and it surveys the representation of Wolsey in influential histories of the English Reformation, such as those of Thomas ... More


‘Histories of Everyday Life’ in Local Museums

Laura Carter

in Histories of Everyday Life: The Making of Popular Social History in Britain, 1918-1979

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198868330
eISBN:
9780191904783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868330.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

The second part of this book, of which this chapter is part, is about the ‘history of everyday life’ in practice. This chapter examines the ‘history of everyday life’ in local community settings. It ... More


Caliban’s Books: old And New Media in the Work of Peter Greenaway

James Tweedie

in Moving Pictures, Still Lives: Film, New Media, and the Late Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190873875
eISBN:
9780190873912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873875.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter frames Peter Greenaway’s Prospero’s Books (1991) as an allegory of the adaptation of canonical literature to cinema, with The Tempest’s colonial concerns refigured as a confrontation ... More


Greece and Rome at the Crystal Palace: Classical Sculpture and Modern Britain, 1854-1936

Kate Nichols

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199596461
eISBN:
9780191795770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596461.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book examines the debates that arose around the presentation of classical plaster casts to a mass audience at the Sydenham Crystal Palace, in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Britain. It ... More


Reproducing Greece and Rome

Kate Nichols

in Greece and Rome at the Crystal Palace: Classical Sculpture and Modern Britain, 1854-1936

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199596461
eISBN:
9780191795770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596461.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 3 unpicks the debates about presenting the past to a mass audience stimulated by the Palace’s 1850s reconstructions of Greek and Roman sculpture and architecture. It examines the changing ... More


Whose Repressed Memories? Max Manus: Man of War and Flame & Citron (from a Swede’s Point of View)

Erik Hedling

in Nordic Genre Film: Small Nation Film Cultures in the Global Marketplace

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693184
eISBN:
9781474412223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693184.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In 2008, both Norway and Denmark delivered major contributions to the cinematic genre of the ‘occupation drama’ (Norwegian), or ‘occupation film’ (Danish): the Norwegian film was Max Manus: Man of ... More


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