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 Saul and David—Fear; Sword and Spear: Patterns 4 and 5

Paul Borgman

in David, Saul, and God: Rediscovering an Ancient Story

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331608
eISBN:
9780199868001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331608.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Immediately following the slaying of Goliath and Saul's mystifying query about who that young slayer was, David becomes the object of Saul's fear and murderous jealousy, a mini‐drama of cat‐and‐mouse ... More


Tea and Memory

Margot Minardi

in Making Slavery History: Abolitionism and the Politics of Memory in Massachusetts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195379372
eISBN:
9780199869152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379372.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter centers on the private spaces of sociability and everyday life where memories were made in the context of personal relationships. Drawing on texts commemorating individual people of ... More


Large Weapons, Small Greeks: The Practical Limitations of Hoplite Weapons and Equipment

Adam Schwartz

in Men of Bronze: Hoplite Warfare in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143019
eISBN:
9781400846306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143019.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter argues that the defining elements of the hoplite were the spear and, above all, the double-grip shield. Other items of the panoply were subject to much change and innovation over the ... More


Closing Thoughts about PikeManagement in Minnesota

Rodney B. Pierce

in Northern Pike: Ecology, Conservation, and Management History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679546
eISBN:
9781452947761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679546.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This concluding chapter raises three questions concerning the future of northern pike management in Minnesota: (1) How will the state partition the use of pike resources among all the groups ... More


The Duppy in the Machine: Voice and Technology in Jamaican Popular Music

Andrew F. Jones

in The Voice as Something More: Essays toward Materiality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226656397
eISBN:
9780226656427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226656427.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter examines the electronic mediation of the human voice in Jamaican popular music. The manipulation of vocal timbre and pitch in studio production since the 1970s, and through the software ... More


Wotan’s Project

Philip Kitcher and Richard Schacht

in Finding an Ending: Reflections on Wagner’s Ring

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183603
eISBN:
9780199850457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183603.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Opera

Wotan’s internal conflicts were believed to have originated when he made a decision to build Valhalla—an arrangement that he did not intend to push through with. In Wotan’s explanation to Brünnhilde, ... More


ANTHONY PAYNE (b. 1936)Evening Land (1981): Text by W. H. Auden (translated from Sven Lagerqvist)

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 1: Works Written Before 2000

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780199391028
eISBN:
9780199391073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199391028.003.0062
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter considers Anthony Payne's first work for voice and piano—Evening Land. Here, the composer's characteristic language blends elements of the Second Viennese School with echoes of English ... More


Using Weapons and Skills for Stage Fighting

Siu Wang-Ngai and Peter Lovrick

in Chinese Opera: The Actor's Craft

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789888208265
eISBN:
9789888268252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208265.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter outlines fighting skills and the use of various weapons in stage battles. These weapons include spears, swords, polearms, maces, and bows and arrows.


Civilized Victims

Casey High

in Victims and Warriors: Violence, History, and Memory in Amazonia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039058
eISBN:
9780252097027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039058.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the relationship between historical representations of Waorani and indigenous forms of social memory that define Waorani people as victims or “prey” to violence. To accomplish ... More


Defining issues

D. W. Harding

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199687565
eISBN:
9780191918384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199687565.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Mortuary Archaeology

The universality of human mortality is the commonest of truisms, but the prospect of mortality evidently has weighed differently on different societies over the course of human history, from the ... More


Graves and grave-goods

D. W. Harding

in Death and Burial in Iron Age Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199687565
eISBN:
9780191918384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199687565.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Mortuary Archaeology

It has been stressed that the archaeological remains of the dead in a formal grave represent only the final stage in what may well have been a protracted and complex series of stages in funerary ... More


Sacrificing Britney: Celebrity and Religion in America

Kathryn Lofton

in Consuming Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226481937
eISBN:
9780226482125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226482125.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter considers whether celebrity culture has something specific to teach ritual theorists. In American culture, is the celebrity a divine figure, or just another commodity in the marketplace? ... More


Charlotta Bass: February 12, 1961, First Unitarian Church, Los Angeles, California

Davis W. Houck and David E. Dixon

in Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731071
eISBN:
9781604737608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731071.003.0018
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born on February 14, 1874, in Sumter, South Carolina, Charlotta Amanda Spears Bass was known for her very public and outspoken stance on such issues as school desegregation, Klan vigilantism, ... More


Release and escape from herbivory

Edward E. Farmer

in Leaf Defence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199671441
eISBN:
9780191779626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671441.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Anachronistic defences are those that have been retained by plants even though the herbivores that selected them are now extinct. The main examples come from the endemic New Zealand flora and they ... More


Warfare and Violence

D. W. Harding

in Rewriting History: Changing Perceptions of the Past

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198817734
eISBN:
9780191887949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817734.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

The assumption that warfare was endemic to prehistoric societies was based in part upon classical references to the Gauls, notoriously aggressive, drunken, boastful headhunters, the so-called ‘Celtic ... More


The Performance of Identity: Counterpoint: Britney Spears—“Oops! . . . I Did It Again”

Nate Sloan, Charlie Harding, and Iris Gottlieb

in Switched On Pop: How Popular Music Works, and Why it Matters

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190056650
eISBN:
9780190056681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056650.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Popular

No one knew what to make of Britney Spears at the turn of the twenty-first century, perhaps because she performed so many conflicting identities: innocence and maturity, purity and dissolution, ... More


The Worst You’ve Ever Sounded

William Cheng

in Loving Music Till It Hurts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190620134
eISBN:
9780190620165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190620134.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

Chapter 5 focuses on the modern epidemic of public shaming. In 2014, someone leaked the raw, out-of-tune vocals of pop star Britney Spears attempting a studio take of her song “Alien.” Shame storms ... More


Epilogue: The Twenty-First Century

Kathryn T. Long

in God in the Rainforest: Missionaries and the Waorani in Amazonian Ecuador

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190608989
eISBN:
9780190609016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608989.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The epilogue provides an update on the Waorani and missionaries from about 1995 to 2015. For most of this time, Steve Saint, Nate Saint’s older son, was the face of American evangelical involvement. ... More


Unitarians and Presbyterians

Michael Ledger-Lomas

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199683710
eISBN:
9780191823923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199683710.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

Unitarianism and Presbyterian Dissent had a complex relationship in the nineteenth century. Neither English Unitarians nor their Presbyterian cousins grew much if at all in the nineteenth century, ... More


Hunting as ‘Sport’ in Colonial India: Codes of Sportsmanship, Firearms, Race, and Class in Hunting

Vijaya Ramadas Mandala

in Shooting a Tiger: Big-Game Hunting and Conservation in Colonial India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199489381
eISBN:
9780199096619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489381.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter is concerned with the development of hunting as ‘sport’, whereby colonial hunters from the late nineteenth century began to carefully shape the idiom of the hunt, gradually distancing ... More


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