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In Search of the Muse: Memories of Love and Lyrics for Imaginary People

Joseph M. Hassett

in W.B. Yeats and the Muses

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582907
eISBN:
9780191723216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582907.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 6 explores the fascinating transition in Yeats's relationship with his Muse that accompanied the subsidence of his wife's role as an oracle and the fading of the erotic dimension of their ... More


Pseudo-Skylax's Periplous: The Circumnavigation of the Inhabited World: Text, Translation and Commentary

Graham Shipley (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620917
eISBN:
9781789623680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620917.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The text of the Periplous or ‘circumnavigation’ that survives under the name of Skylax of Karyanda is in fact by an unknown author of the 4th century BC. It describes the coasts of the Mediterranean ... More


Riding with a Sail1

K. B. E. E. Eimeleus

in Skis in the Art of War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747403
eISBN:
9781501747427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747403.003.0015
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter explains riding on skis with a sail. Although this is more a sport and is unlikely to have any military applications, the chapter argues that ski sailing has many advantages to it—as ... More


Epilogue: Some Contemporary Resonances

Alastair Couper

in Sailors and Traders: A Maritime History of the Pacific Peoples

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832391
eISBN:
9780824869946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832391.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This epilogue discusses several aspects of Pacific maritime history and heritage that are manifested in the islands' contemporary cultural milieu. First are regional festivals, as well as revivals of ... More


Three-valued and Intuitionist Logic

A. N. Prior

in Formal Logic

Published in print:
1963
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198241560
eISBN:
9780191680373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198241560.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

It is possible to give many other arithmetical interpretations of the symbols of the propositional calculus that preserve the truth of its axioms and the validity of its rules. Some of these involve ... More


Seneca on Winds

Gareth Williams

in The Cosmic Viewpoint: A Study of Seneca's Natural Questions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199731589
eISBN:
9780199933112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731589.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter begins by surveying pre-Stoic and Stoic theories of wind as a prelude to showing what is strikingly different, and apparently original, about Seneca's treatment of wind in Natural ... More


In a Barque of Bark

Richard Higgins and Richard Higgins

in Thoreau and the Language of Trees

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294042
eISBN:
9780520967311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294042.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Thoreau loved the ocean and was more of an old salt than is known. But he lived in inland Concord. So he wrote of the forest, metaphorically, as a maritime main, a sea of green on which he sailed. He ... More


Sail and Steam: Selected Maritime Writings of Yrjö Kaukiainen

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007374
eISBN:
9781786944672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007374.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This collection provides a tribute to the career of maritime historian Yrjö Kaukiainen, composed upon his retirement from the University of Helsinki. It collects seventeen of his maritime essays ... More


New Directions in Mediterranean Maritime History

Gelina Harlaftis and Carmel Vassallo (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007381
eISBN:
9781786944665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007381.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study seeks to correct the underrepresentation of Mediterranean maritime history in academic publications, in attempt to understand the multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment in which ... More


The Impact of Steam Shipping on Transatlantic Migration, 1870-1914

Torsten Feys

in The Battle for the Migrants: Introduction of Steamshipping on the North Atlantic and Its Impact on the European Exodus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869000
eISBN:
9781786944443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869000.003.0101
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This section is a brief introduction to the remainder of the journal, outlining how mass migration became a big business during the transition from sail to steam technology between 1870 and 1914. It ... More


Luxor and the West Bank—the Thebes of Old

Deborah Manley

in Women Travelers in Egypt: From the Eighteenth to the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774164859
eISBN:
9781617971273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164859.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Many travelers in the days of sail stopped only briefly at Luxor when going south, spending a much longer time there and on the west bank while sailing north—carried along by the flow of the river ... More


The Swing Plow as an Eighteenth-Century Universal Machine

James Livesey

in Provincializing Global History: Money, Ideas, and Things in the Languedoc, 1680-1830

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300237160
eISBN:
9780300249521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300237160.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter talks about cases of many intellectually complex, socially ubiquitous, and highly significant technological innovations, such as the development of fore and aft rigging for sailing ... More


The Transformation of Black Music: The rhythms, the songs, and the ships of the African Diaspora

Sam Floyd, Melanie Zeck, and Guthrie Ramsey

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780195307245
eISBN:
9780190651305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307245.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The Transformation of Black Music situates black musics within the broader cultural, political, social, and historical frameworks of the last millennium. It focuses on the dynamic musical practices ... More


Experimental Voyaging*

Ben Finney

in Voyage of Rediscovery: A Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520080027
eISBN:
9780520913059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520080027.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter suggests the case that it would have enabled canoes in Polynesia to sail much better than Andrew Sharp and other critics allowed. Long voyages to windward made by tacking directly ... More


Putting Voyaging Back into Polynesian Prehistory

Ben Finney

in Voyage of Rediscovery: A Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520080027
eISBN:
9780520913059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520080027.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The role of the experimental voyages of Hōkūle'a in this rethinking about voyaging in Polynesia and prehistory has been to provide information and insights on the performance of voyaging canoes and ... More


Embarcadero

David Kipen

in San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268807
eISBN:
9780520948877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268807.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The story of San Francisco is largely the story of its water front. For years all the city's traffic passed up and down the long wooden wharves, sagging with business houses that ranged from saloons ... More


Naval Organization of the Order of Saint John

Ayşe Devrim Atauz

in Eight Thousand Years of Maltese Maritime History: Trade, Piracy, and Naval Warfare in the Central Mediterranean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031798
eISBN:
9780813038148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031798.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

This chapter discusses the naval organization of the Order of Saint John. It identifies the general concept that guides both the military and naval organization of the Order, and is called the ... More


Afterword The Ship of State: the Political Metaphor and Its Fate

Norma Thompson

in The Ship of State: Statecraft and Politics from Ancient Greece to Democratic America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088175
eISBN:
9780300128055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088175.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the “ship of state” metaphor. It argues that the sailing ships of the “ship of state” image were coherent arrangements of opposing tensions set in a constantly adjusting ... More


A New Ship for a New Ocean

Hans Konrad Van Tilburg

in A Civil War Gunboat in Pacific Waters: Life Aboard the USS Saginaw

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035161
eISBN:
9780813038957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035161.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

The Saginaw was a sleek and narrow vessel. And, as with all ships, her construction reflected more than just the technical and hydrodynamic requirements of marine sail and steam; it also reflected ... More


Storm of the Sea: Indians and Empires in the Atlantic's Age of Sail

Matthew R. Bahar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190874247
eISBN:
9780190874278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874247.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

From the pre-Contact period through the end of the Seven Years’ War in 1763, the Wabanaki Indians of northern New England and the Canadian Maritimes confronted European colonialism by assimilating ... More


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