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Never Say “Never Again”

Jeffrey Magee

in The Uncrowned King of Swing: Fletcher Henderson and Big Band Jazz

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195090222
eISBN:
9780199871469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090222.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular

Far from securing his position and income, Henderson's work for Benny Goodman initiated an unstable sequence of ups and downs that continued until his death in 1952. Goodman's success, and the ... More


Euonymon: The Agriculture and Economy of the Classical Athenian Deme

Alfonso Moreno

in Feeding the Democracy: The Athenian Grain Supply in the Fifth and Fourth Centuries BC

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199228409
eISBN:
9780191711312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228409.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents a case study of the agriculture and economy of the large suburban deme Euonymon. Archaeological evidence from this deme and its neighbors on the southern Athenian plain and the ... More


House Churches and the Eucharist

Jerome Murphy‐O'Connor

in Keys to First Corinthians: Revisiting the Major Issues

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199564156
eISBN:
9780191721281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564156.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter argues that the divisions which developed at Corinth when the whole church celebrated the eucharist (1 Cor 11: 17–34) were due to the fact that the entire community of 40–50 could not be ... More


Agricultural Terraces as Monumental Architecture in the Titicaca Basin: Their Origins in the Yaya-Mama Religious Tradition

Sergio J. Chávez

in Early New World Monumentality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038087
eISBN:
9780813043128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038087.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The monumentality of ancient agricultural terraces in the Titicaca Basin can be observed especially on the Copacabana Peninsula, where most hills facing the lake are covered by stone-faced terraces. ... More


Worthing

Jason Thompson

in Edward William Lane 1801–1876: The Life of the Pioneering Egyptologist and Orientalist

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162879
eISBN:
9781617970214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162879.003.0030
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In the spring of 1851, the Lanes and the Pooles moved some forty miles west to another seacoast town, because Lane had lost his faith in the climate of Hastings. Worthing looked more squarely to the ... More


Identifying the Origins of Decapitated Male Skeletons from 3 Driffield Terrace, York, Through Isotope Analysis: Reflections of the Cosmopolitan Nature of Roman York in the Time of Caracalla

Janet Montgomery and Christopher J. Knüsel

in The Bioarchaeology of the Human Head: Decapitation, Decoration, and Deformation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813035567
eISBN:
9780813041766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035567.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Excavations on the Mount, York (UK), revealed part of a large Roman period cemetery containing the remains of 80 individuals, 48 of whom had been decapitated from behind, and their heads placed in ... More


Agricultural Practices at Chan: Farming and Political Economy In an Ancient Maya Community

Cynthia Robin

in Chan: An Ancient Maya Farming Community

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039831
eISBN:
9780813043753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039831.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter explores the terrace agriculture and complex agricultural practices of Maya farmers at Chan. Stratigraphic excavations illustrate that terrace agriculture at Chan has a long history ... More


Places to Partake: Chicha in the Andean Landscape

Melissa Goodman-Elgar

in Drink, Power, and Society in the Andes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033068
eISBN:
9780813038575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033068.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter suggests that terraced fields were an important site of Inca rituals that linked corn, chicha, and the Inca elite to the productive cycle. It also reviews a means to archaeologically ... More


Noisome Neighbors

Gwen Ottinger

in Refining Expertise: How Responsible Engineers Subvert Environmental Justice Challenges

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762370
eISBN:
9780814762394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762370.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter examines the Concerned Citizens of New Sarpy's (CCNS) dispute with Orion Refining to illustrate how concerns for community image made previously contested expert knowledge seem ... More


Vaca Plateau and Maya Mountains

Brett A. Houk, Marilyn A. Masson, Michael E. Smith, and John W. Janusek

in Ancient Maya Cities of the Eastern Lowlands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060637
eISBN:
9780813050973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060637.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents two cities–Caracol and Minanha–from the Vaca Plateau area of the Maya Mountains. Caracol is the largest Maya city in the eastern lowlands, while Minanha is a small and ... More


The Land And Peoples of the Colca Valley

Steven A. Wernke

in Negotiated Settlements: Andean Communities and Landscapes under Inka and Spanish Colonialism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042497
eISBN:
9780813043968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042497.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The chapter provides the historical and geographic context of the book with an overview of the physiographic and cultural landscape of the Colca Valley. It considers how the natural and anthropogenic ... More


. Biota of the Pontchartrain Basin

Robert W. Hastings

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732719
eISBN:
9781604734706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732719.003.0017
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter describes the major geomorphic regions and ecological communities in Lake Pontchartrain. Three major geomorphic regions are: the Marginal Deltaic Basin, which includes Lakes ... More


Beethoven and Beer: Orchestral Music in German Beer Gardens in Nineteenth-Century New York City

John Koegel and Jonas Westover

in American Orchestras in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226769769
eISBN:
9780226769776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769776.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

Some of the roots of the contemporary American orchestra were found in the nineteenth-century German American beer halls on the Bowery Theater. Majority of New York City's instrumentalists were ... More


Making Tracks: Interpreting a Ground Plan

Paul Carter

in Dark Writing: Geography, Performance, Design

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832469
eISBN:
9780824868949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832469.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter describes an opportunity to revisit William Light's canonical foundational plan for Adelaide. Light's grid was not an ideal form but a complex synthesis of movement forms both local and ... More


Dynamics

Donna Louise Gunn

in Discoveries from the Fortepiano: A Manual for Beginners and Seasoned Performers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199396634
eISBN:
9780199396672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199396634.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The chapter provides historical perspective on the development of dynamic use through longitudinal comparisons between the works of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven. Insights about absolute dynamics ... More


Power in Perspectives: Interpreting Enslaved Presence in Archaeological Materials

Katherine A. Shaner

in Enslaved Leadership in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190275068
eISBN:
9780190275082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190275068.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This chapter suggests a reorientation of interpretive strategy for archaeological materials that explicitly recognizes the ubiquitous presence of slaves; takes seriously the persuasive, prescriptive ... More


Anthropogenic Landscapes of the Central Himalayas

Vasudha Pande

in At Nature's Edge: The Global Present and Long-term History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199489077
eISBN:
9780199093908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489077.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter traces the impact of human activities on the Central Himalayas and trans-Himalayas over almost four millennia. It shows how the shifts in the use of natural resources was linked to the ... More


Soils

Nicola P. Randall and Barbara Smith

in The Biology of Agroecosystems

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198737520
eISBN:
9780191800948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737520.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter gives a basic introduction to soil formation and fundamental soil processes in agroecosystems. The types of soils found in agroecosystems and their importance for agriculture is ... More


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