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The Problem of Access in the World of Chinese Learning

Joseph P. McDermott

in A Social History of the Chinese Book: Books and Literati Culture in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097810
eISBN:
9789882206557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097810.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the issue of literati and scholars' access to book collections, primarily in the Yangzi delta, from the eleventh to the seventeenth centuries. After a brief comparative survey ... More


Medieval Prehistory

Ann Moss

in Printed Commonplace-Books and the Structuring of Renaissance Thought

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159087
eISBN:
9780191673474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159087.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The name ‘commonplace-book’ does not seem to have been used before the 16th century, but the thing itself had been evolving at least since the time of John of Salisbury. It is not to the genealogy of ... More


Archaeological Museums, Merovingian Antiquities, and their Audiences

Bonnie Effros

in Uncovering the Germanic Past: Merovingian Archaeology in France, 1830-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199696710
eISBN:
9780191804885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199696710.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the ways Merovingian antiquities were assembled and displayed in archaeology museums in nineteenth-century France. It first considers the assemblage of private collections and ... More


The Mascapaycha: Collections of Incan Antiquities in Cuzco

Stefanie Gänger

in Relics of the Past: The Collecting and Study of Pre-Columbian Antiquities in Peru and Chile, 1837-1911

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199687695
eISBN:
9780191804830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199687695.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines Cuzco archaeology, antiquarianism, and collecting as a cultural, social, and intellectual landscape during the second half of the nineteenth century, with special reference to ... More


Towards a Written Text

Theodora A. Hadjimichael

in The Emergence of the Lyric Canon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198810865
eISBN:
9780191848001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810865.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 5 considers the materiality of lyric poems, and discusses the coexistence of lyric song with the availability and circulation of lyric texts both within and outside Athens. The analysis ... More


Irish-American Book Collections

Martin J. Burke

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Since the end of the nineteenth century, a number of Irish-Americans and Irish emigrants began amassing personal collections of print and manuscript materials that they or their families later ... More


Antiquarian Dreams: Collections and Competition in the Early Republic

James E. Snead

in Relic Hunters: Archaeology and the Public in Nineteenth- Century America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198736271
eISBN:
9780191916854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736271.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, History and Theory of Archaeology

Tales of unusual discoveries made in the limestone caverns of Tennessee and Kentucky began to circulate in the first decade of the nineteenth century. According to ... More


“Lost by Being Found”: The Public and the Material Past in the Nineteenth-Century United States

James E. Snead

in Relic Hunters: Archaeology and the Public in Nineteenth- Century America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198736271
eISBN:
9780191916854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736271.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, History and Theory of Archaeology

In the flurry of activity following the Centennial Exposition, the Kentucky Mummy’s onward journey to Washington went unremarked. Her addition to the national ... More


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

Kate van Orden

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199360642
eISBN:
9780199360666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199360642.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book is a cultural history of music on the page. It concentrates on print in the early modern period, approaching this topic through the French chanson, which was arguably the most broadly ... More


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