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On the History of the Book in China

Cynthia J. Brokaw

in Printing and Book Culture in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231269
eISBN:
9780520927797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231269.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the history of commercial printing and book culture in China during the late imperial period. It suggests that two developments in the nineteenth century signalled the ... More


Rural Consumption in Early Imperial North Africa

Leslie Dossey

in Peasant and Empire in Christian North Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254398
eISBN:
9780520947771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254398.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter attempts to trace changes in the presence of commodities at North African rural sites between the imperial period and late imperial period. The focus is on rural consumption. When were ... More


Defining the State in Imperial Germany

Geoff Eley

in The Peculiarities of German History: Bourgeois Society and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198730583
eISBN:
9780191694943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198730583.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the concept of state in Imperial Germany. It attempts to determine what kind of a state the Imperial state was if it was neither a liberal state nor a straightforwardly ... More


The Greek City in the Roman Period*

Fergus Millar

in Rome, the Greek World, and the East: Volume 3: The Greek World, the Jews, and the East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830307
eISBN:
9781469603216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876657_millar.12
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Greek cities in the imperial period provided the fullest expression of their own communal identity through the medium of inscriptions. This chapter examines Hellenistic texts that provide better ... More


The Epigraphy of Honours at Siphnos:: New Evidence

Nikolaos Papazarkadas

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/9780199652143.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter presents the editio princeps of six honorific inscriptions from Siphnos. All of them were probably issued by the political authorities, i.e., the Council (Boule) and the Assembly of the ... More


A Social History of the Chinese Book: Books and Literati Culture in Late Imperial China

Joseph P. McDermott

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097810
eISBN:
9789882206557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097810.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book introduces the history of the book in China in the late imperial period from 1000 to 1800. The book assumes little knowledge of Chinese history or culture and compares the Chinese ... More


Academic Vistas

Richard Stites

in Serfdom, Society, and the Arts in Imperial Russia: The Pleasure and the Power

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108897
eISBN:
9780300128185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108897.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines Russian art during the imperial period. It discusses the role of the Imperial Academy of Arts both a training ground for an idealized realm of art and the principal arbiter of ... More


The Dust of Northern Warfare Choice of location

Martin Beckmann

in The Column of Marcus Aurelius: The Genesis and Meaning of a Roman Imperial Monument

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834619
eISBN:
9781469603025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877777_beckmann.6
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter argues that understanding the rationale behind the location of Adrastus's house is but one of the problems one faces when trying to reconstruct the ancient surroundings of the Column of ... More


An Unfolding Drama

Richard Stites

in Serfdom, Society, and the Arts in Imperial Russia: The Pleasure and the Power

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108897
eISBN:
9780300128185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108897.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the representation of Russian history in theater. It explains that Russian drama during the imperial period progressed through numerous stages and was influenced by fashion, ... More


Dining Women: Posture, Sex, and Status

Matthew B. Roller

in Dining Posture in Ancient Rome: Bodies, Values, and Status

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691178004
eISBN:
9781400888245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178004.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the historical and ideological aspects of women's dining. The scholarship reveals that, during early periods, women sat to dine while men reclined; whereas “now,” women too ... More


Conclusion

John M. MacKenzie and Nigel R. Dalziel

in The Scots in South Africa: Ethnicity, Identity, Gender and Race, 1772-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076084
eISBN:
9781781702741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076084.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the authors. Despite the relatively small number of Scots in South Africa, they were there in larger numbers than their proportion within the ... More


Exploring the Interior

Richard Stites

in Serfdom, Society, and the Arts in Imperial Russia: The Pleasure and the Power

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108897
eISBN:
9780300128185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108897.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the “voyages of discovery” of Russian artists during the imperial period. It describes the artists' outward journey to the provinces and the inward gaze at everyday life and ... More


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