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Imagining Pan-Islam: Religious Activism and Political Utopias: Elie Kedourie Memorial Lecture

James Piscatori

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 131, 2004 Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263518
eISBN:
9780191734021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263518.003.0015
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture gives an overview of religious activism and political utopias. It begins by detailing the emergence of a political symbol, pan-Islam. The second section focuses on how Muslim politics ... More


Pelléas et Mélisande: Polarity of Characterizations: Human Beings as Real‐Life Individuals and Instruments of Fate

Elliott Antokoletz

in Musical Symbolism in the Operas of Debussy and Bartok

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195365825
eISBN:
9780199868865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365825.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter looks at Act I, Prelude, according to its structure and leitmotifs associated with the “Forest”, “Fate”, “Mélisande”, and “Mélisande's Naïveté”. It discusses Golaud as political symbol, ... More


Civilizing Processes at the Level of Humanity as a Whole

Andrew Linklater

in The Idea of Civilization and the Making of the Global Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529213874
eISBN:
9781529213904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213874.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses Elias’s investigation of civilizing processes that have affected humanity as a whole and analyses his criteria for assessing the relative power of civilizing and decivilizing ... More


The Radical Challenge, 1830–1837

Hendrik Kraay

in Days of National Festivity in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1823-1889

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785266
eISBN:
9780804786102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785266.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines radical liberals’ appropriation of imperial civic ritual in the early 1830s and their successful effort to turn it to their purposes by celebrating the constitution of 1824 and ... More


The Historical Lineage of the Citizen Marketer

Joel Penney

in The Citizen Marketer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190658052
eISBN:
9780190658090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658052.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter investigates the historical context of citizen marketing, tracing a lineage that extends to the beginnings of political iconography. However, as symbols of monarchic and despotic ... More


Turning Expatriates into Citizens: The Emergence of a New Political Culture in the French Communities of the Levant

Pascal Firges

in French Revolutionaries in the Ottoman Empire: Diplomacy, Political Culture, and the Limiting of Universal Revolution, 1792-1798

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198759966
eISBN:
9780191820472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759966.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 9 examines how the new political culture of the French Revolution began to dominate the social life of the French communities in the Ottoman Empire. People living in the expatriate ... More


Mūrti, Idol, Art, and Commodity: The Multiple Identities of Hindu Images

Tanisha Ramachandran

in The Oxford History of Hinduism: Modern Hinduism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198790839
eISBN:
9780191833281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790839.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, Religious Studies

This chapter investigates the production, deployment, and interpretation of Hindu images, beginning in the nineteenth century, involving the interaction of non-Hindus and Hindus with the image in the ... More


Summary and Conclusions

Andrew Linklater

in The Idea of Civilization and the Making of the Global Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529213874
eISBN:
9781529213904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213874.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Elias’s relatively detached investigation of the civilizing process remains the key starting point for those who wish to understand the nature and legacy of the peculiar civilized self- images that ... More


The Grammar of Messianism

Matthew V. Novenson

in The Grammar of Messianism: An Ancient Jewish Political Idiom and Its Users

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190255022
eISBN:
9780190255046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190255022.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this concluding, synthetic chapter the findings of the previous chapters are brought together to illustrate a new, alternative research program for the study of ancient messiah texts. In a ... More


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