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Music, Motion, and Subjectivity

Eric F. Clarke

in Ways of Listening: An Ecological Approach to the Perception of Musical Meaning

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195151947
eISBN:
9780199870400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151947.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter discusses the ways in which sounds can specify motion, and the significance of this motion in music. Rather than considering motion in music to be metaphorical in nature, the chapter ... More


The ‘New Model Army’ and the Cold War, 1945–1952

David French

in Army, Empire, and Cold War: The British Army and Military Policy, 1945-1971

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199548231
eISBN:
9780191739224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548231.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

By 1949 the wartime army had been demobilised and War Office planners were creating the foundations of what Montgomery called the ‘New Model Army’. It had began to come into existence in 1947, with ... More


The Modern Female Body as a Mass Phenomenon

Ina Zweiniger‐Bargielowska

in Managing the Body: Beauty, Health, and Fitness in Britain 1880-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199280520
eISBN:
9780191594878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280520.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter posits women's physical liberation alongside political emancipation, greater gender equality, expanding employment opportunities after 1918. A modern femininity was constructed by means ... More


The Humor of Jazz

Charles Hiroshi Garrett

in Jazz/Not Jazz: The Music and Its Boundaries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271036
eISBN:
9780520951358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271036.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

The virtual absence of critical attention to jazz humor is striking—especially for a music that delights in improvisation, unexpected turns of phrase, and rhythmic play. This chapter examines how ... More


The Creation of the Margin

Abdullahi A. Gallab

in A Civil Society Deferred: The Tertiary Grip of Violence in the Sudan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036885
eISBN:
9780813041827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036885.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter addresses the meaning and development of what is called the Margin. In the Sudan, the term is applied to a region of the country that continues to be marginalized from the main society. ... More


Bonhomie in Bel-Air and Tortilla Flat

Michael Sragow

in Victor Fleming: An American Movie Master

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813144412
eISBN:
9780813145235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144412.003.0026
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Fleming took a much-needed break from filming, taking a vacation and also enjoying rest at home. This chapter describes the happiness—and unhappiness—experienced by Fleming’s family, including their ... More


Street Legends

Kinohi Nishikawa

in Street Players: Black Pulp Fiction and the Making of a Literary Underground

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226586885
eISBN:
9780226587073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226587073.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Holloway House’s first African American authors were Robert Beck, an ex-convict who went by the pen name Iceberg Slim, and Robert H. deCoy, a local writer. For years, Bentley Morriss sold the idea ... More


Black Sleaze

Kinohi Nishikawa

in Street Players: Black Pulp Fiction and the Making of a Literary Underground

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226586885
eISBN:
9780226587073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226587073.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Though Iceberg Slim’s books inevitably attracted the attention of urban black readers, white men remained Holloway House’s target audience in the late 1960s. To the extent that the company and its ... More


Missing the Revolution

Kinohi Nishikawa

in Street Players: Black Pulp Fiction and the Making of a Literary Underground

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226586885
eISBN:
9780226587073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226587073.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Sleaze inevitably found its way into urban black neighborhoods, where politically conscious elements of the community were deeply skeptical of Iceberg Slim’s, and Holloway House’s, intentions. This ... More


Reading the Street

Kinohi Nishikawa

in Street Players: Black Pulp Fiction and the Making of a Literary Underground

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226586885
eISBN:
9780226587073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226587073.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

In the second half of the 1970s, Holloway House and Players magazine were made to mirror each other to a great degree. This was signaled by the return of Iceberg Slim. He authenticated his narrative ... More


Toning Up

Georges Vigarello

in The Metamorphoses of Fat: A History of Obesity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159760
eISBN:
9780231535304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159760.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter describes eighteenth-century treatments for the fat person. New slimming programs focused on the image of powerlessness and the theme of a collapse that favored fat buildup. An illness ... More


From Chemistry to Energy

Georges Vigarello

in The Metamorphoses of Fat: A History of Obesity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159760
eISBN:
9780231535304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159760.003.0014
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the more objective perceptions of fatness in the early nineteenth century. Numbers and measurements accentuated a more precise reckoning of fatness while categories were ... More


The Role of Leadership

David Barno and Nora Bensahel

in Adaptation under Fire: How Militaries Change in Wartime

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190672058
eISBN:
9780190937348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672058.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the role of leadership in military adaptation, which may be the most important factor of all. Adaptable tactical leaders must rapidly assess the battlefield and identify the ... More


Media Ownership and Concentration in Argentina

Guillermo Mastrini, Ana Bizberge, and MartÍn Becerra

in Who Owns the World's Media?: Media Concentration and Ownership around the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199987238
eISBN:
9780190210182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987238.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics, Economic Sociology

This chapter describes media ownership and concentration in Argentina. Following an overview of the Argentine media landscape, the remainder of the chapter looks at print media (newspapers, book ... More


Media Ownership and Concentration in Mexico

Juan Enrique Huerta Wong and Rodrigo Gómez García

in Who Owns the World's Media?: Media Concentration and Ownership around the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199987238
eISBN:
9780190210182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987238.003.0022
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines media ownership and concentration in Mexico. Following an overview of the Mexican media scene, the chapter describes print media (newspapers), audiovisual media (radio, ... More


Sharecropping, Risk, Time, and Agency: Fattening Frogs for Snakes

Julia Simon

in Time in the Blues

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190666552
eISBN:
9780190666583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190666552.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music, Popular

This chapter delves into the ways in which sharecropping, as a ubiquitous structuring principle in the Jim Crow South, affected the perception and understanding of time, particularly for ... More


Bread Crumbs and Parting Gifts

Sophia Moskalenko and Clark McCauley

in The Marvel of Martyrdom: The Power of Self-Sacrifice in a Selfish World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190689322
eISBN:
9780190939526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190689322.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In the concluding chapter, the authors highlight the power of self-sacrifice and martyrdom as psychological, political, and cultural forces that persevere despite Western devotion to values of ... More


Epilogue: The Mixed Legacy of William O. Jenkins

Andrew Paxman

in Jenkins of Mexico: How a Southern Farm Boy Became a Mexican Magnate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190455743
eISBN:
9780190651183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190455743.003.0013
Subject:
History, Latin American History

A short assessment of Jenkins’s legacy and the impact of the state-capital symbioses that his career exemplified. Jenkins had much in common with the richest person in Mexico of today, Carlos Slim, ... More


From Defeat to Victory: Burma, January 1942–August 1945

Kaushik Roy

in India and World War II: War, Armed Forces, and Society, 1939–45

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463534
eISBN:
9780199087181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463534.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

The 1942 Burma Campaign was an extension of the Malaya–Singapore Campaign. During the conquest of Burma in the first half of 1942, the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) displayed the same tactical skill ... More


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