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Lanercost Priory: The Wall and the English border

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter reviews the formation of the northern frontier of the kingdom of England from the eleventh to the later sixteenth century. Through a study of the physical and symbolic roles of the Wall, ... More


Reconstructing Indigenous Music and Dance

in The Power of Song: Music and Dance in the Mission Communities of Northern New Spain, 1590–1810

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770866
eISBN:
9780804773812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770866.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the varieties and social functions of music in the diverse indigenous societies in the territories that would become New Spain's northern frontier. It investigates how musical ... More


Battle Experience: Facing the Enemy

Steven C. Eames

in Rustic Warriors: Warfare and the Provincial Soldier on the New England Frontier, 1689-1748

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722701
eISBN:
9780814722718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722701.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the physical experience of combat in the northern frontier. The combat experienced by provincial soldiers differed greatly from the war experiences of their contemporary ... More


Remapping the National Landscape

in Vietnam and Beyond: Tim O'Brien and the Power of Storytelling

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318207
eISBN:
9781846317767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317767.004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter analyses the literal and mythical geography of O'Brien's oeuvre, concentrating on those novels that capitalize on the austere connotations of the northern frontier, itself set against ... More


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