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Geological Constraints and Organizational Implications

Alfred Michael Hirt

in Imperial Mines and Quarries in the Roman World: Organizational Aspects 27 BC-AD 235

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572878
eISBN:
9780191721885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572878.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the geology and topography of marble outcrops and ore deposits which very much dictates the technology employed and the scale of extractive operations. These restrictions ... More


 Is Dōgen's Eiheiji Temple “Mt. T'ien‐t'ung East”?: Geo‐Ritual Perspectives on the Transition from Chinese Ch'an to Japanese Zen

Steven Heine

in Zen Ritual: Studies of Zen Theory in Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195304671
eISBN:
9780199866861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304671.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 4 approaches the formative period of the establishment of Zen ritual in Japan based on sources from China by way of the sacred space within which it is conducted. Although it has long been ... More


The Intransigence of Things

Stephen J. Collier

in Post-Soviet Social: Neoliberalism, Social Modernity, Biopolitics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148304
eISBN:
9781400840427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148304.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at the reform of communal services, particularly centralized heating systems. The heating system was a key element of the Soviet variant of “infrastructural” social modernity. ... More


Study Design

Neil Abell, David W. Springer, and Akihito Kamata

in Developing and Validating Rapid Assessment Instruments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195333367
eISBN:
9780199864300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333367.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter provides an overview of the design of the psychometric study. First, sampling issues are addressed, including who should be recruited and in what numbers, with guidance on anticipating ... More


Studying with Maps: Jerusalem and the Holy Land in Two Thirteenth-Century Manuscripts

Hanna Vorholt

in Imagining Jerusalem in the Medieval West

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265048
eISBN:
9780191754159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265048.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on two closely related diagrammatic maps of Jerusalem and the Holy Land in two thirteenth-century manuscripts now in Brussels (Bibliothèque Royale, MS IV 462) and London (British ... More


Three Movements (1986)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0034
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Reich's thoughts about Three Movements. Three Movements for orchestra was commissioned by the St. Louis Symphony. It was begun late in the summer of 1985 and completed the ... More


Settlement forms and community structures

Helena Hamerow

in Rural Settlements and Society in Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199203253
eISBN:
9780191741760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203253.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The chapter first reviews the difficulties involved in establishing settlement layout. This is followed by a discussion of how settlement forms changed during the Anglo-Saxon period from unenclosed, ... More


Introduction: Humanism as Reading

Daniel Wakelin

in Humanism, Reading, and English Literature 1430-1530

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199215881
eISBN:
9780191706899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215881.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter argues that humanism affected English literature long before 1500, and contrasts the common claims that it did not. It briefly considers various definitions of the word humanism and ... More


Communities under Glass: The Neighborhood Unit Plan and Postwar Privatization

Benjamin Looker

in A Nation of Neighborhoods: Imagining Cities, Communities, and Democracy in Postwar America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226073989
eISBN:
9780226290454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290454.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

If wartime progressives touted the city neighborhood as groundwork for a more democratic civic life, their enthusiasm was matched by a 1940s upsurge of popular interest in neighborhood layout and ... More


Serialization as Construction of Meaning: The Photographic Practice of Hans F. K. Günther in Context

Amos Morris-Reich

in Race and Photography: Racial Photography as Scientific Evidence, 1876-1980

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226320748
eISBN:
9780226320915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226320915.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Three analyzes the photographic practice of Hans F.K. Günther, the most popular theoretician of race in Weimar and Nazi Germany, who provided Weimar and Nazi Germany with a racial visual ... More


Introduction

Hrileena Ghosh

in John Keats’ Medical Notebook: Text, Context, and Poems

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620610
eISBN:
9781789629798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620610.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The introduction sets out the premise of the book: that in Keats’ medical Notebook, we have a manuscript that reveals the true depth of the poet’s medical knowledge as well as the significant ... More


John Keats’ Medical Notebook An Overview

Hrileena Ghosh

in John Keats' Medical Notebook: Text, Context, and Poems

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620610
eISBN:
9781789629798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620610.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The first chapter offers an overview of Keats’ medical Notebook, discussing its provenance and bibliographic features. It explores Keats’ engagement with his medical studies at the time he took the ... More


Finding Our Way

Barbara Landau and James E. Hoffman

in Spatial Representation: From Gene to Mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195385373
eISBN:
9780199979189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385373.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter discusses navigation when people are oriented and when they have become disoriented and must reorient themselves before re-locating an object, suggesting that there may be significant ... More


Space to Reason: A Spatial Theory of Human Thought

Markus Knauff

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018654
eISBN:
9780262313643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018654.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Many scholars believe that visual mental imagery plays a key role in reasoning. The following chapters in this book argues against this view, proposing that visual images are not relevant for ... More


The Great Bible as a Useless Book

Eyal Poleg

in A Material History of the Bible, England 1200-1553

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197266717
eISBN:
9780191916045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266717.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Great Bible, instigated by Thomas Cromwell, edited by Miles Coverdale, and supported by Henry VIII, has often been seen as a monument of reform and authority. This chapter explores the Bible’s ... More


Visceral Visuals

Julia Round

in Gothic for Girls: Misty and British Comics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824455
eISBN:
9781496824509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824455.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter explores Misty’s artistry and layout in more detail, using close analysis of a randomized sample of ten issues. It performs quantitative analysis, noting the appearance of page features ... More


Introduction

Benjamin Fraser

in Visible Cities, Global Comics: Urban Images and Spatial Form

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496825032
eISBN:
9781496825025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825032.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This introduction outlines the urban cultural studies method of the book and provides the theoretical and scholarly context for readers. It argues that comics are an inherently urban and global ... More


Verbal and Visual, Humor and Politics: Organization as Discourse

Allen Douglas

in War, Memory, and the Politics of Humor: The Canard Enchaine and World War I

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228764
eISBN:
9780520926943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228764.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the distinctive layout and organization of the Canard. It shows that the weekly's style was composed of carefully balanced mixtures of materials, and its visuals went further ... More


Landscapes of Power

Mark P. Leone

in The Archaeology of Liberty in an American Capital: Excavations in Annapolis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244504
eISBN:
9780520931893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244504.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes the garden and the baroque uses of space in Annapolis. It first addresses three issues related to the Paca Garden, namely its unequal widths, the map of its renovation, and the ... More


Myths in Stone: Religious Dimensions of Washington, D.C.

Jeffrey Meyer

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520214811
eISBN:
9780520921344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214811.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Washington, D.C., is a city of powerful symbols—from the dominance of the Capitol dome and Washington Monument to the authority of the Smithsonian. This book takes us on an informative tour of the ... More


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