Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 10 items

  • Keywords: the Mediterranean x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Introduction

Bernard A. Knapp

in Prehistoric and Protohistoric Cyprus: Identity, Insularity, and Connectivity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237371
eISBN:
9780191717208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237371.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The study of Cyprus's prehistoric and early historic past has been dominated by a tendency to see the island's social, economic, cultural, and even artistic development as the result of migrations, ... More


States of Insecurity

John A. Davis

in Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.003.0017
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Revolutions of 1820-21 that ended the political dialogues that had started in the South in the time of Bourbon reformism and Enlightenment, gained new articulation during the short-lived Republic ... More


Imagining the Imperial Mediterranean 1

Josephine Crawley Quinn

in Polybius and his World: Essays in Memory of F.W. Walbank

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199608409
eISBN:
9780191745102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608409.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Polybius' interweaving (symploke) of the history of different regions from his starting point in 220 BC is an ideological as well as a literary strategy. Benedict Anderson's work on how concepts of ... More


Europeanising Spaces in the Work of Jacques Berque

Hugh McDonnell

in Europeanising Spaces in Paris c. 1947-1962

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383025
eISBN:
9781781384060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383025.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Chapter 7 looks at the ideas of Europe of the Orientalist Jacques Berque in this period of French decolonisation. It emphasises two events in particular: Berque’s inaugural Collège de France lecture ... More


Migrant geographies and European politics of irregular migration

Anne Ring Petersen

in Migration Into Art: Transcultural Identities and Art-Making in a Globalised World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526121905
eISBN:
9781526132352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121905.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art History

Through close-readings of two video installations, Chapter 6 addresses the problematics of the increasing securitisation of nation-state borders in ‘Fortress Europe’ and beyond, which restricts the ... More


The Pilgrim as Investigator

Shayne Aaron Legassie

in The Medieval Invention of Travel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226442563
eISBN:
9780226442730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226442730.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter traces major developments in the evolution of pilgrims' geoethnographic investigations of the Holy Land. It argues that the changing objects and methods of pilgrim investigation are the ... More


H.D.’s Trilogy as Transnational Palimpsest

Rebecca Walsh

in The Geopoetics of Modernism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060514
eISBN:
9780813050683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060514.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on the strategic use of environmental determinism in H.D.’S World War II epic Trilogy. This academic paradigm and geographical discourse gives H.D., an American expatriate, the ... More


Sibling Rivalries, Scriptural Communities: What Medieval History Can and Cannot Teach Us about Relations between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

David Nirenberg

in Faithful Narratives: Historians, Religion, and the Challenge of Objectivity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451829
eISBN:
9780801471056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451829.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter explores contested readings of the Bible and the Qur'an both between and within religious traditions. It asserts the potential of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim scriptural hermeneutics to ... More


Mediterranean Economies through the Text of Polybius

J. K. Davies

in Polybius and his World: Essays in Memory of F.W. Walbank

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199608409
eISBN:
9780191745102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608409.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The lively state of work on ancient economies invites a systematic study of the riches of economic evidence contained in Polybius, which includes information on landscapes, human settlements, the ... More


Figurines: Figuration and The Sense of Scale

Jaś Elsner (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198861096
eISBN:
9780191893063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861096.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book concerns figurines from cultures that have no direct links with each other. It explores the category of the figurine as a key material concept in the art history of antiquity through ... More


View: