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The Material and Cultural Foundations of American Magazines

Heather A. Haveman

in Magazines and the Making of America: Modernization, Community, and Print Culture, 1741-1860

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164403
eISBN:
9781400873883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164403.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter examines the material and cultural foundations that provided the resources necessary for magazine publishing and the demand necessary to sustain a large number of magazines in locations ... More


Working with Maps

Kory Olson

in The Cartographic Capital: Mapping Third Republic Paris

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940964
eISBN:
9781789629033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940964.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In order to understand fully the proposed communication circuit between map maker and map reader, one may turn to a variety of tools, such as semiotics, the framework for my map image analysis. The ... More


What Digital Remediation Does to Critical Editions and Reading Practices

Terje Hillesund and Claire Bélisle

in Digital Critical Editions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038402
eISBN:
9780252096280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038402.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes critical edition digitization ambitions, ranging from the conception and aims of editors to the expectations of readers. The first part deals with issues and questions raised by ... More


Mapping the Spectrum: Techniques of Visual Representation in Research and Teaching

Prof. Dr. Klaus Hentschel

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198509530
eISBN:
9780191709050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509530.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This book describes how advances in recording and printing technologies influenced the research and teaching styles of succeeding generations of physicists, chemists, and astronomers, particularly ... More


“The Darlynge of Futuritie”: Thomas Chatterton and the Technologies of Juvenile Prolepsis

Laurie Langbauer

in The Juvenile Tradition: Young Writers and Prolepsis, 1750–1835

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198739203
eISBN:
9780191802348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739203.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Thomas Chatterton provided a model for juvenile writers who self-consciously followed him in creating and sustaining juvenile literary culture. The publication of his literary remains by Southey and ... More


Scientific, Medical, and Technical Periodicals in Nineteenth-Century Britain: New Formats for New Readers

Gowan Dawson and Jonathan R. Topham

in Science Periodicals in Nineteenth-Century Britain: Constructing Scientific Communities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226676517
eISBN:
9780226683461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226683461.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Nineteenth-century Britain witnessed a sizable expansion in the number and variety of science and medicine periodicals, making it difficult terrain for a twenty-first-century historian to navigate. ... More


The Polymathic Artisan

Chandak Sengoopta

in The Rays Before Satyajit: Creativity and Modernity in Colonial India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199464753
eISBN:
9780199087198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464753.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter shows how Upendrakishore Ray, after beginning his career as a photographer, mastered the then radically new technology of half-tone photography—essential for the printing of ... More


Spacing

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/9780226469287.003.0017
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter focuses on the relationship between typographic elements and white space on the page, and the readerly ramifications of these various configurations. It traces a fine line between ... More


Rediscovering the Islamic Classics: How Editors and Print Culture Transformed an Intellectual Tradition

Ahmed El Shamsy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691174563
eISBN:
9780691201245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174563.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Islamic book culture dates back to late antiquity, when Muslim scholars began to write down their doctrines on parchment, papyrus, and paper and then to compose increasingly elaborate analyses of, ... More


Networked Melville

John Haydock

in Melville's Intervisionary Network: Balzac, Hawthorne, and Realism in the American Renaissance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781942954231
eISBN:
9781786944153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954231.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Conventional academic criticism of the works of Herman Melville does not include agreement that the author knew or was influenced by the contemporary and popular French writer Honoré de Balzac until ... More


The Rays Before Satyajit: Creativity and Modernity in Colonial India

Chandak Sengoopta

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199464753
eISBN:
9780199087198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464753.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Although the filmmaker Satyajit Ray is well known across the world, few outside Bengal know much about the diverse contributions of his forebears to printing technology, nationalism, children’s ... More


Windmills and Woodblocks: Agnes Miller Parker, Wood Engraving and the Popular Press in Interwar Britain

Kristin Bluemel

in Rural Modernity in Britain: A Critical Intervention

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474420952
eISBN:
9781474453851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420952.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Using artist and wood engraver Agnes Miller Parker’s career as a case study, Kristin Bluemel argues that the so-called wood engraving revival reached its symbolic consolidation as an elite practice ... More


Connecting Germans: The Circuitry of National Knowledge

Jason D. Hansen

in Mapping the Germans: Statistical Science, Cartography, and the Visualization of the German Nation, 1848–1914

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198714392
eISBN:
9780191782800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714392.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Networks are the focus of the fourth chapter, with a particular eye to the circuitry that connected the creators of these images of the national community with the public sphere. This circulation, ... More


The Charismatic Monk and the Chanting Masses: Master Yinguang and His Pure Land Revival Movement

Jan Kiely

in Making Saints in Modern China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190494568
eISBN:
9780190494582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190494568.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter analyzes the first Buddhist mass movement in modern Chinese history. The movement took place in and around Shanghai, China’s most cosmopolitan city during the 1920s and 1930s, and its ... More


Going Online to go ‘Home’: Yizkor Books, Cyber-Shtetls, and Communities of Location

Rachel Leah Jablon

in Connected Jews: Expressions of Community in Analogue and Digital Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764869
eISBN:
9781800343375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764869.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on online yizkor and Cyber-Shtetls that give access to the places where Jewish life once flourished and are otherwise inaccessible due to the Holocaust. It discusses how ... More


Photography and Illustration

Frances Robertson

in The Edinburgh History of the British and Irish Press, Volume 3: Competition and Disruption, 1900-2017

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474424929
eISBN:
9781474496087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424929.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines press images as an interaction between visual and technological/ economic constraints and opportunities of print technology in dialogue with other mediums of mass communication ... More


Mapping Germans: Making the Cultural Nation Visible

Jason D. Hansen

in Mapping the Germans: Statistical Science, Cartography, and the Visualization of the German Nation, 1848–1914

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198714392
eISBN:
9780191782800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714392.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This second chapter moves on to look at the scientific devices used to bring such knowledge to the public, focusing in particular on the development of European cartography in the middle of the ... More


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