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Movements of the Mental Eye in Pictorial Space

Jan J. Koenderink

in Images and Artefacts of the Ancient World

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262962
eISBN:
9780191734533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262962.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

When an observer is faced with a straight photograph, the observer can either look at the image or look into the photograph. This manner of observing photographs presents a difference that is ... More


MODULATED CRYSTALS IN SUPERSPACE

Sander Van Smaalen

in Incommensurate Crystallography

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198570820
eISBN:
9780191718762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570820.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This chapter introduces the superspace theory for the description of the crystal structures of incommensurately modulated crystals. Two alternative constructions of superspace are presented. In ... More


Urban Magic: Concluding Remarks

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter considers the prospect of a deeper understanding of social interactions in urban settings as well as their significance for the functioning and future role of cities and regions. It ... More


Geometry and Spatial Vision

Gerald Westheimer

in Seeing Spatial Form

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195172881
eISBN:
9780199847570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172881.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Space finds its specific definition in different disciplines. This chapter deals with the concept of visual space, and object—or physical—space. It also discusses how the fundamental laws of geometry ... More


Riotous Assemblies: the Army and Navy in the Theatre

GILLIAN RUSSELL

in The Theatres of War: Performance, Politics, and Society 1793-1815

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122630
eISBN:
9780191671500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122630.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama

John Philip Kemble, the manager-proprietor of the Covent Garden Theatre, made plans to rebuild the theatre after it had been destroyed by fire. These plans included the staging of a public ceremonial ... More


Limits to Places and Spaces for Physical Exercise

Melvin Delgado

in Social Justice and the Urban Obesity Crisis: Implications for Social Work

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160094
eISBN:
9780231534253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160094.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines how the lack of places and spaces for physical exercise contributes to the problem of obesity. Policies and community/neighborhood infrastructure play a significant role in the ... More


Music and the Restructuring of Physical and Social Space

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/9780804770866.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the function of musical performances in restructuring physical and social space in mission communities in New Spain. It explains that the Indians took advantage of the ... More


Introduction

John R. Parkinson

in Democracy and Public Space: The Physical Sites of Democratic Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199214563
eISBN:
9780191803321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199214563.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. The book argues that democracy depends on the availability of physical, public space, even in our allegedly digital world. It ... More


Scenes

Joanna Gavins

in Text World Theory: An Introduction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622993
eISBN:
9780748671540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622993.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

Our existing knowledge frames enable us to conceptualise and understand discourse and we use them as the basis for the mental representations we create of the language we encounter. This chapter ... More


Physical Space: The Sites of Courtship

Doris G. Bargen

in Mapping Courtship and Kinship in Classical Japan: The Tale of Genji and Its Predecessors

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851545
eISBN:
9780824868123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851545.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter maps out the sites of courtship in The Tale of Genji. In the imaginary world of Heian courtship, space is so important that female characters in Genji are often known by their ... More


Subsuming Reality: Schematism and Transcendental Judgment

Waxman Wayne

in Kant's Anatomy of the Intelligent Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199328314
eISBN:
9780199369348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328314.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The first of three chapters on transcendental judgment, Chapter 16 explains transcendental schematism as the extension of the transcendental synthesis speciosaof the manifold of pure-formal intuition ... More


Class and Community Organizations

Gregory Smithsimon

in September 12: Community and Neighborhood Recovery at Ground Zero

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740842
eISBN:
9780814771129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740842.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines how physical space and the socioeconomic class of residents shaped community activism in Battery Park City before and after September 11. It compares the activism of Battery ... More


Step-by-Step: Geography’s Myth

Paul Carter

in Dark Writing: Geography, Performance, Design

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832469
eISBN:
9780824868949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832469.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter suggests that modern geography's foundations are poetic, and it is geography's myth to suppose otherwise. The inductive sciences, of which geography is one, make use of spatial figures ... More


French Cinema Dies of Suffocation

Kaira M. Cabañas

in Off-Screen Cinema: Isidore Isou and the Lettrist Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226174457
eISBN:
9780226174624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226174624.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter reviews Maurice Lemaître's Le film est déjà commence? (Has the Film Already Started?, 1951). The end of the film features a voice-over that details various press responses to the film, ... More


Entering the Maze

Doris G. Bargen

in Mapping Courtship and Kinship in Classical Japan: The Tale of Genji and Its Predecessors

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851545
eISBN:
9780824868123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851545.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter maps out both the fictional characters' movements in space and locates their positions in the Genji's genealogical charts. Except for the emperor, Murasaki Shikibu's noblemen seem to be ... More


Tremors and Whirlpools

Joseph P. Reidy

in Illusions of Emancipation: The Pursuit of Freedom and Equality in the Twilight of Slavery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648361
eISBN:
9781469648385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648361.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In times of war, physical space may appear to shed its customary character of permanence and become pliable. Places that in times of peace signify safety and security might during war become scenes ... More


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