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The Sense of Time: Configuring History and Memory in the City

Maiken Umbach

in German Cities and Bourgeois Modernism, 1890-1924

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557394
eISBN:
9780191721564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557394.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

This chapter analyses changing configurations of the past around 1900. It analyses the embeddedness of German bourgeois modernism in mainstream bourgeois culture of the earlier 19th century, notably ... More


Space, Action, and Images: Public Rituals and Urban Architecture

Tonio Hölscher

in Visual Power in Ancient Greece and Rome: Between Art and Social Reality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520294936
eISBN:
9780520967885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294936.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

The worlds of ancient Greece and Rome are characterized by a high degree of visuality of their social spaces. A theoretical fundament is laid out by the distinction between experienced and conceptual ... More


German Jews and Figurative Art: Appreciation and Reservation

Joseph Shatzmiller

in Cultural Exchange: Jews, Christians, and Art in the Medieval Marketplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156996
eISBN:
9781400846092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156996.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter briefly reviews the art history from 1230–1450 CE in order to better understand the cultural profile of the rabbi, and to evaluate the contribution of the wall paintings in his house as ... More


Mound Construction and Community Changes within the Mississippian Town at Town Creek

Edmqnd A. Bqudreaux III

in Mississippian Mortuary Practices: Beyond Hierarchy and the Representationist Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034263
eISBN:
9780813039619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034263.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Mississippian Period was a time of significant political and social change within the native communities of the southeastern United States. Political changes within Mississippian societies ... More


Settlement and Authority in Eastern Gujarat

Samira Sheikh

in Forging a Region: Sultans, Traders, and Pilgrims in Gujarat, 1200-1500

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060192
eISBN:
9780199080137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060192.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

From the twelfth to the end of the fifteenth century and even later, Gujarat was still in the process of being ‘settled’. The coastal towns were particularly prosperous and boasted sizeable and ... More


Porticus and cryptoporticus

Mantha Zarmakoupi

in Designing for Luxury on the Bay of Naples: Villas and Landscapes (c. 100 BCE-79 CE)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199678389
eISBN:
9780191808548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199678389.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the unique character of the architectural language of Roman luxury villas by focusing on porticus and cryptoporticus. It shows that the use of porticus in villa architecture ... More


Visual Power in Ancient Greece and Rome: Between Art and Social Reality

Tonio Hölscher

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520294936
eISBN:
9780520967885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294936.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This book aims to explore the aspects of visuality in Greek and Roman culture, comprising the visual appearance of images as well as the reality of the social world. The face-to-face societies of ... More


Spatial and architectural memory in oral histories of working life

Jesse Adams Stein

in Hot Metal: Material Culture and Tangible Labour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784994341
eISBN:
9781526121158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994341.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Design

This chapter recovers the architectural and spatial qualities of so-called ‘ordinary’ factory buildings. Focusing on the modern building that housed the Gov, it explores spatial and architectural ... More


Decor: Images and the Order of Things

Tonio Hölscher

in Visual Power in Ancient Greece and Rome: Between Art and Social Reality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520294936
eISBN:
9780520967885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294936.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

The category of decor concerns a highly controversial aspect of the visual arts that has provoked much perplexity among scholars. Works of “applied art” of very different character—such as the column ... More


Buildings, Spectacles, and Songs

Kathleen R. McNamara

in The Politics of Everyday Europe: Constructing Authority in the European Union

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198716235
eISBN:
9780191784897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716235.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The chapter overviews EU cultural programming, and uses examples of the work done by cultural policies so as to demonstrate how these activities help to naturalize and legitimate European political ... More


Remaking the urban: Heritage and transformation in Nelson Mandela Bay

Naomi Roux

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526140289
eISBN:
9781526161079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140296
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The book focuses on the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro in South Africa’s Eastern Cape, using the city as a case study to read the ways in which memory is being written into South African urban space two ... More


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