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Combining the Abilities of all the Anyones: The 15M Movement and its Mutations

Luis Moreno-Caballud

in Cultures of Anyone: Studies on Cultural Democratization in the Spanish Neoliberal Crisis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381939
eISBN:
9781781382295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381939.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines new subjectivities and their contradictions in the 15M movement (also known as the Indignados). It considers the creation of small ‘tent cities’ in the plazas at the start of ... More


 Israel's Desert Sanctuary

James K. Hoffmeier

in Ancient Israel in Sinai: The Evidence for the Authenticity of the Wilderness Traditions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195155464
eISBN:
9780199835652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/0195155467.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Contrary to the 19th-century views of Wellhausen that Israel’s desert sanctuary, known as the tabernacle or tent of meeting, was an invention of the 5th-century B.C. Priestly writer, the comparative ... More


The Submission of Irish Kings in Fact and Fiction

Patrick Sims‐Williams

in Irish Influence on Medieval Welsh Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588657
eISBN:
9780191595431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588657.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses possible allusions in the Second Branch of the Mabinogi, Branwen, to Irish customs relating to hospitality and submission to an overlord, with particular reference to Brian ... More


Telling Tales, Of Maidens in Tents

Matilda Tomaryn Bruckner

in Chrétien Continued: A Study of the Conte du Graal and its Verse Continuations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199557219
eISBN:
9780191720932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557219.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

Chapter 2 analyzes the relationship within couples by following the interplay between sexuality, retelling, and rewriting. Perceval's comic caricature of rape, when he finds a beautiful maiden ... More


Under the Big Top: Big Tent Revivalism and American Culture, 1885-1925

Josh McMullen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199397860
eISBN:
9780199397884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397860.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book challenges the pervasive use of the Fundamentalist-Modernist dichotomy for understanding turn-of-the-twentieth-century American Protestantism. It attempts to do this by examining big tent ... More


Iterated Maps

Robert C. Hilborn

in Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics: An Introduction for Scientists and Engineers

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198507239
eISBN:
9780191709340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507239.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Dynamical systems described by iterated map functions are used to explore the period-doubling route to chaos, Lyapunov exponents, and Feigenbaum numbers. A simple derivation of the numerical value of ... More


The hell at the heart of paradise

Christine E. Hallett

in Nurse Writers of the Great War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992521
eISBN:
9781526104342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992521.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

One of the nursing sisters who served at L’Hopital Chirurgical Mobile No. 1, Ellen La Motte, was a prestigious yet radical American nurse, who had trained at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. ... More


Militarisation, mobility and the residencies of power

John M. MacKenzie

in The British Empire through Buildings: Structure, Function, Meaning

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145963
eISBN:
9781526152053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145970.00007
Subject:
History, Social History

The extension of empire involved the militarisation of landscapes everywhere. Fortresses of various types became the principal expression of the imperial presence on almost every continent, notably ... More


Jumbos and Jumping Devils: A Social History of Indian Circus

Nisha P R

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780199496709
eISBN:
9780190992088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199496709.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Jumbos and Jumping Devils is an original and pioneering exploration of not only the social history of the subcontinent but also of performance and popular culture. The domain of analysis is entirely ... More


Performing Court Literature in Medieval Byzantium: Tales Told in Tents

Margaret Mullett

in In the Presence of Power: Court and Performance in the Pre-Modern Middle East

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479879366
eISBN:
9781479884131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479879366.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter argues that, outside Constantinople, court literature was dominated by storytelling—and that most of this form of entertainment took place in tents: “tent poems” survive; some major ... More


Home Sweet Tent Home

Dale Maharidge

in Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262478
eISBN:
9780520948792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262478.003.0017
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces Bonnie Alexander. When Bonnie got an office job near the house her husband James was building, they began living there full time. Their son Matthew was a senior in high school ... More


Women preachers’ place in a divided Methodism

Jennifer Lloyd

in Women and the Shaping of British Methodism: Persistent Preachers, 1807-1907

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078859
eISBN:
9781781702574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078859.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter argues that the political climate of the Napoleonic Wars and their aftermath was the prime reason for the timidity and conservatism of Methodist leadership after Wesley's death. In the ... More


Beyond the Big Tent

Patrik Svensson

in Debates in the Digital Humanities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677948
eISBN:
9781452948379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter explores the contemporary landscape of digital humanities starting from the discourse of “big tent” digital humanities. What is it exactly that needs to be incorporated into the tent ... More


5

Philip Gerard

in Down the Wild Cape Fear: A River Journey through the Heart of North Carolina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602073
eISBN:
9781469608136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602073.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter shows the author performing the hardest task of the whole trip: taking his sodden river shirt off the roof of the tent and buttoning it on. This seems like no big deal, but the author ... More


Domesticity in Extremis: Homemaking by the Unsheltered

Susan Fraiman

in Extreme Domesticity: A View from the Margins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231166348
eISBN:
9780231543750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166348.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Calls on non-fictional works across several genres—journalistic accounts, a memoir, ethnographies, and Marc Singer’s film Dark Days (2000)—to explore domesticity in the context of homelessness. ... More


Womanly Women and Moral Uplift: Female Readers and Concert Companies on the Chautauqua Circuit

Marian Wilson Kimber

in The Elocutionists: Women, Music, and the Spoken Word

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040719
eISBN:
9780252099151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040719.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

Imagery surrounding the female readers on the Chautauqua tent circuit reflected appropriately domestic ideals. Chautauqua, which lasted from approximately 1904 to 1930, was a commercial venture with ... More


Chamber of Her Who Conceived Me (ḥeder hôrātî)

Cynthia R. Chapman

in The House of the Mother: The Social Roles of Maternal Kin in Biblical Hebrew Narrative and Poetry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300197945
eISBN:
9780300224801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197945.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Spatially, the term “house of the mother” (bêt ’ēm) is found in a parallelistic line with the phrase “the chamber of her who conceived me” (Song 3:4) and is described as a place one can run to, ... More


Making Genre Ghettos

Maryann Erigha

in The Hollywood Jim Crow: The Racial Politics of the Movie Industry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479886647
eISBN:
9781479816644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479886647.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter demonstrates how racial segregation by film genre shapes directing paths in Hollywood. Black directors are over represented in the music genre, which is arguably the most performance ... More


Integrating Aesthetic and Politics: The Mawlid Celebration in the Alhambra

Olga Bush

in Reframing the Alhambra: Architecture, Poetry, Textiles and Court Ceremonial

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474416504
eISBN:
9781474444835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416504.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The book closes with a study of the only extant Nasrid account of the Alhambra, Ibn al-Khaṭïb's text on the mawlid, the commemoration of the birth of the Prophet. The chapter begins with a ... More


Mainstream and alternative HE discourses in LLL1

Peter Mayo

in Higher Education in a Globalising World: Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526140920
eISBN:
9781526146700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140937.00011
Subject:
Sociology, Education

While touching on some of the mainstream discourse in HE, the chapter devotes the bulk of attention to alternative initiatives, in the area, from the grassroots and other sectors. These initiatives ... More


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