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Azari Plisetsky

Toba Singer

in Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044026
eISBN:
9780813046259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044026.003.0024
Subject:
Music, Dance

Azari Plisetsky, from a family of Russian actors and dancers who danced with the Bolshoi, joined the BNC after the Alonsos toured the Soviet Union and requested that a dancer from there join the ... More


Latin American Feminism and the Transnational Arena

Emilie Bergmann, Greenberg Janet, Gwen Kirkpatrick, Francine Masiello, Francesca Miller, Morello-Frosch Marta, Kathleen Newman, and Mary Louise Pratt

in Women, Culture, and Politics in Latin America

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520065536
eISBN:
9780520909076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520065536.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the historical roles of women from the 1880s to the 1940s. It shows a world of activism across national boundaries. The invocation of the ideals of Pan-Americanism by the ... More


A Curriculum for Religion

Parna Sengupta

in Pedagogy for Religion: Missionary Education and the Fashioning of Hindus and Muslims in Bengal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268296
eISBN:
9780520950412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268296.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter draws heavily on the meaning and resonance of Vidyasagar's readers and primers for non-bhadralok educators, specifically missionaries. Evangelical debates over the use of Vidyasagar's ... More


Proliferation

in Interacting with Print: Elements of Reading in the Era of Print Saturation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226469140
eISBN:
9780226469287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226469287.003.0016
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter chronicles the push and pull surrounding print's quantitative rise during the eighteenth to nineteenth centuries, surveying the diverse responses to print's proliferation by common ... More


Sermons, Primers, and Prayerbooks

Mary Morrissey

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume One: Cheap Print in Britain and Ireland to 1660

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199287048
eISBN:
9780191803468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199287048.003.0035
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter demonstrates how sermon-books, prayerbooks, and primers adapted to the new religious conditions of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. While the traditional primer diminished in ... More


The Gendering of the Cultural Revolution, 1919–1934

Stephanie J. Smith

in The Power and Politics of Art in Postrevolutionary Mexico

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635682
eISBN:
9781469635699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635682.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 2 analyzes the complex and often contradictory gendered positions of women artists associated with Mexico’s Communist Party during the first decades of the twentieth century. This chapter ... More


Optimal Trajectories

John E. Prussing

in Optimal Spacecraft Trajectories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198811084
eISBN:
9780191848360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811084.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Optimal trajectories are analysed, covering both constant- and variable-specific-impulse cases. Primer vector is defined and illustrated. The first-order necessary conditions for an optimal ... More


DNA metabarcode choice and design

Pierre Taberlet, Aurélie Bonin, Lucie Zinger, and Eric Coissac

in Environmental DNA: For Biodiversity Research and Monitoring

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198767220
eISBN:
9780191821387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767220.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Chapter “DNA metabarcode choice and design” develops the properties of the ideal metabarcode in a given context, including conservation of the primer annealing regions and resolution power across the ... More


“This obscure Family of ours was early in the Reformation”: On Family Memory

Carla J. Mulford

in Benjamin Franklin and the Ends of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199384198
eISBN:
9780199384211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384198.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter discusses Franklin’s family history, especially the family’s background in England. Franklin’s grandparents were trying to develop their family in England’s Midlands during the era of ... More


Literacy and Song

Kate van Orden

in Materialities: Books, Readers, and the Chanson in Sixteenth-Century Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199360642
eISBN:
9780199360666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199360642.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This theoretical chapter introduces the second part of the book, which is titled "Learning to Read." It outlines the educational curricula by which students learned to read in France, beginning with ... More


Latin Primers

Kate van Orden

in Materialities: Books, Readers, and the Chanson in Sixteenth-Century Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199360642
eISBN:
9780199360666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199360642.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter recovers the student’s first experiences of written texts by concentrating on Latin "primers": ABCs, books of hours, and catechisms. These pedagogical texts regularly open with the Pater ... More


Documents (1389/1608)

Carla Nappi

in Translating Early Modern China: Illegible Cities

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198866398
eISBN:
9780191898532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866398.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter 2 tells the story of two Mongolian–Chinese translators: sixteenth-century translator Wang Zilong, and fourteenth-century translator Qoninci. They take turns telling the story of the Hua Yi ... More


Primer (1730)

Carla Nappi

in Translating Early Modern China: Illegible Cities

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198866398
eISBN:
9780191898532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866398.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter 4 tells the story of the Manchu-language primer (Qingwen qimeng), composed by Uge in the eighteenth century. Uge and his friend Cheng Mingyuan lead the other translators through the sample ... More


Liturgy and Worship

Bryan D. Spinks

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume 1: Reformation and Identity c.1520-1662

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199639731
eISBN:
9780191836695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639731.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

As drastic a break as the first Book of Common Prayer of 1549 may have seemed to those parishioners and clergy who were used to the Latin services, a much more drastic reform of Western Catholic ... More


Primers, Medical Texts, and Other Works

Peter Francis Kornicki

in Languages, scripts, and Chinese texts in East Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198797821
eISBN:
9780191839139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797821.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter follows on from Chapters 8 and 9, which were devoted to Buddhist and Confucian texts, and applies a similar analysis to a variety of other texts with a focus on those that were subjected ... More


Psalm Dissemination

Annie Sutherland

in English Psalms in the Middle Ages, 1300-1450

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198726364
eISBN:
9780191793257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726364.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Poetry

Chapter 1 traces the wide dissemination of versions of the vernacular psalms, including those preserved in English primers, considering evidence supplied by the manuscripts themselves as well as ... More


Indescribable Beings: Reframing the History of Empire and Priming the Public in Illustrated Youth Texts

Marilisa Jiménez García

in Side by Side: US Empire, Puerto Rico, and the Roots of American Youth Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832474
eISBN:
9781496832528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832474.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter establishes literature for young people and school readers as prominent, visual media used by US and Puerto Rican writers, both those in the diaspora and Puerto Rico, throughout the ... More


The Battle for Recollection: Maya Historietas as Art for Remembering War

Brian Montes (ed.)

in Graphic Indigeneity: Comics in the Americas and Australasia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496828019
eISBN:
9781496828002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828019.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Brian Montes analyzes the comic, Manuel Antonio Ay: El Primer Mártir de la Guerra de Castas,and how the use of visual and verbal modes of narrating powerfully shapes Maya resistance histories.


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