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Pottery: The Visual Ecology of the Everyday

Peter S. Wells

in How Ancient Europeans Saw the World: Vision, Patterns, and the Shaping of the Mind in Prehistoric Times

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143385
eISBN:
9781400844777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143385.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter analyzes the pottery of late prehistoric Europe. Jars, bowls, and cups were the three main categories of pottery vessels that were in use in the Early Bronze Age. Bowls and cups were ... More


Sylvia Plath's Fiction: A Critical Study

Luke Ferretter

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625093
eISBN:
9780748671694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625093.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This is the first study devoted to Sylvia Plath's fiction. Plath wrote fiction throughout her life, in a wide variety of genres, including women's magazine romances, New Yorker stories, comedy, ... More


Texts

Roger S. Bagnall and Giovanni R. Ruffini

in Amheida I: Ostraka from Trimithis, Volume 1

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814745267
eISBN:
9780814771327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814745267.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter catalogues the ostraka found at the Trimithis site, providing translations and commentary where possible in order to flesh out the minutiae of the day-to-day life of its former ... More


Evaluating and ReportingQuasi-Experimental Studies

Bruce A Thyer

in Quasi-Experimental Research Designs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195387384
eISBN:
9780199932085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387384.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This concluding chapter describes various schemes that have been devised to help systematically appraise the quality of a a given quasi-experimental study. Particular attention is given the the ... More


The Dutch, the Eel, and Electricity

Stanley Finger and Marco Piccolino

in The Shocking History of Electric Fishes: From Ancient Epochs to the Birth of Modern Neurophysiology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195366723
eISBN:
9780199897087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366723.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

The Dutch were in a particularly privileged position to appreciate the parallel between the discharge of the most powerful electric fish known, the South American eel, and that of a Leyden jar. The ... More


At Home in the Mountains

Walter E. A. van Beek

in The Dancing Dead: Ritual and Religion among the Kapsiki/Higi of North Cameroon and Northeastern Nigeria

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199858149
eISBN:
9780199949489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858149.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Starting with a ritual ordeal at one particular mountain, this chapter introduces the village and the compound as the main residential and religious units. The focus is on the basic ritual of the ... More


. A Coming of Age

Michael Brian Schiffer

in Draw the Lightning Down: Benjamin Franklin and Electrical Technology in the Age of Enlightenment

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238022
eISBN:
9780520939851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238022.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter investigates the major technologies developed by electrophysicists from 1740 to about 1800. The public presentation of science—electricity in particular—furnished opportunities to ... More


Introduction

Luke Ferretter

in Sylvia Plath's Fiction: A Critical Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625093
eISBN:
9780748671694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625093.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The introduction gives a chronological survey of Plath's fiction, published and unpublished. It divides her short stories into the following chronological groups – 1: Juvenilia (1946–50). 2: College ... More


Plath's Poetry and Fiction

Luke Ferretter

in Sylvia Plath's Fiction: A Critical Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625093
eISBN:
9780748671694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625093.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses the relationship between the poetry and the fiction that Plath was writing at the same time during the different periods of her creative career. The first section examines the ... More


The Politics of Plath's Fiction

Luke Ferretter

in Sylvia Plath's Fiction: A Critical Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625093
eISBN:
9780748671694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625093.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses Plath's political views and her expression of these views in her fiction. After a discussion of the development of her political thought, the chapter examines Plath's ... More


Gender and Society in The Bell Jar

Luke Ferretter

in Sylvia Plath's Fiction: A Critical Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625093
eISBN:
9780748671694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625093.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter places The Bell Jar in the cultural context of the discourses on gender within which Plath lived and wrote. Contemporary discourses on sex, medicine, childbirth, psychiatry, beauty, ... More


‘The wives of geniuses I have sat with’1: body hair, genius and modernity

Daniela Caselli

in The Last Taboo: Women and Body Hair

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075001
eISBN:
9781781702567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075001.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The current absence of a debate around the cultural meanings of body hair within the many existing feminist discussions on the post-capitalist and post-colonial female body would be surprising if it ... More


“Struggling to Get Ahead”

Frans J. Schryer

in They Never Come Back: A Story of Undocumented Workers from Mexico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453144
eISBN:
9780801455124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453144.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on the craft production that provided the inhabitants of the Alto Balsas with a viable alternative to migrant labor from around 1950 to the mid-1980s. Originally, craft ... More


‘Who cares whether Pandora had a large pithos or a small pyxis?’: Jane Harrison and the Emergence of a Dynamic Conception of the Unconscious

Vered Lev Kenaan

in Classical Myth and Psychoanalysis: Ancient and Modern Stories of the Self

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199656677
eISBN:
9780191756993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656677.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores Jane Harrison's use of the Pandora myth, setting her work in dialogue with Freud's idea of woman as a mystery. It uses this to develop a model of the unconscious.


Recognizing the Living Space

Roberto Valcárcel Rojas

in Archaeology of Early Colonial Interaction at El Chorro de Maíta, Cuba

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061566
eISBN:
9780813051499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061566.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 5 presents the results of surveys and excavations accomplished at El Chorro de Maíta initiated in 2006. These investigations refined the dimensions of te area over which the archaeological ... More


Ceramic Resemblances, Trade, and Emulation: Changing Utilitarian Pottery Traditions in the Maya Lowlands

Robert E. Fry

in Ancient Maya Pottery: Classification, Analysis, and Interpretation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042367
eISBN:
9780813043487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042367.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Robert Fry interrogates assumptions about pottery production and exchange with case studies from two regions using monochrome slipped bowls and unslipped jars—the more ordinary pottery of the Maya, ... More


An Exploration of Infant Burial Practices at the Site of Kish, Iraq

Christina Torres-Rouff and William J. Pestle

in Bioarchaeology and Behavior: The People of the Ancient Near East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042299
eISBN:
9780813043449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042299.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In the 3rd millennium BC, the city of Kish was the dominant regional polity in central Iraq. From 1923–1933 the Joint Oxford-Field Museum Expedition to Kish excavated skeletal remains from over 750 ... More


Just Add Water: Domestic Water Reserves and Water-Storage Ceramics

Myriam Arcangeli

in Sherds of History: Domestic Life in Colonial Guadeloupe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060422
eISBN:
9780813050652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060422.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter identifies and analyzes the attributes of a new and different category of archaeological objects: water ceramics. These objects were used for the storage of water reserves in ... More


A “Fortunate” Discovery: Galvani’s Theory of Animal Electricity

Marco Piccolino, Marco Bresadola, and Nicholas Wade

in Shocking Frogs: Galvani, Volta, and the Electric Origins of Neuroscience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199782161
eISBN:
9780199345182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782161.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reconstructs the final stage of Galvani’s electrophysiological investigation, which led him to the publication of his theory of animal electricity. The final model of the muscle as an ... More


Sound Check

Randall Balmer

in Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America, 25th Anniversary edition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199360468
eISBN:
9780190258252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199360468.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents the author's account of the rise of the band called Jars of Clay and how they have pushed beyond the boundaries of the evangelical subculture. He also traces the history of ... More


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