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Hyperreal Samadhi: Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Jane Naomi Iwamura

in Virtual Orientalism: Asian Religions and American Popular Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199738601
eISBN:
9780199894604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738601.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Celebrity defines a new authorial framework, as the Maharishi Mahesh and his Transcendental Meditation movement gain legitimacy through the guru’s association with well-known entertainment stars in ... More


Introduction

Hentschel Klaus

in Visual Cultures in Science and Technology: A Comparative History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198717874
eISBN:
9780191787546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717874.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter provides a detailed survey of the vast literature on visual cultures in science, technology and medicine, starting with the term ‘culture’ and then portraying the concept of ‘scopic ... More


The Campaign Image Imagined

William H. Lawson

in No Small Thing: The 1963 Mississippi Freedom Vote

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496816351
eISBN:
9781496816399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816351.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter Four explores the visual rhetoric of the Freedom Vote. The campaign’s visual artifacts afford opportunities to analyze how and why the campaign branded itself. It is in these texts that the ... More


“That’s What I See!”

Neal Feigenson

in Experiencing Other Minds in the Courtroom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226413730
eISBN:
9780226413877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226413877.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter offers two case studies of “artist’s sketch” demonstratives, whose claim to provide reliable knowledge of the litigant’s sensations rests only on his or her say-so. In one case, photo ... More


Monochromatic Teats, Teeth, and Tentacles: Monstrous Visual Rhetoric in Stephen L. Stern and Christopher Steininger’s Beowulf: The Graphic Novel

Justin Wigard

in Monstrous Women in Comics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827623
eISBN:
9781496827678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827623.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter studies the way the visual depiction of the monster Grendel’s mother changes in the shift from literary epic to comic book. Through a close study of visual rhetoric in her creaturely ... More


Visual and Multimodal Communication: Applying the Relevance Principle

Charles Forceville

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190845230
eISBN:
9780190845261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845230.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Successful communication requires optimal relevance to a target audience. Relevance theory (RT) provides an excellent model based on this insight, but the impact of the theory has until now been ... More


Ex Machina

Neal Feigenson

in Experiencing Other Minds in the Courtroom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226413730
eISBN:
9780226413877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226413877.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Some simulations are based on computerized measurements of the litigant’s perceptual apparatus itself, potentially yielding the most objective and scientifically reliable recreations of the ... More


The Systemic Image: A New Theory of Interactive Real-Time Simulations

Inge Hinterwaldner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035040
eISBN:
9780262335546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035040.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In media art history as well as in science studies an intensified reception of cybernetic and system-theoretical concepts can be seen in the last few years. In the book a conceptualization of the ... More


Shifting Power: Ambiguous Status, Visual Rhetoric, and the Enslaved in Imperial Sacrificial Practices

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/9780190275068.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This chapter explores differences between rhetorics of sacrifice in inscriptional evidence in Ephesos and in imperial depictions. Different rhetorics around configurations of sacrificial personnel ... More


Bodies in Flux: Scientific Methods for Negotiating Medical Uncertainty

Christa Teston

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226450520
eISBN:
9780226450834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226450834.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Uncertainty in cancer care is mitigated, albeit only in part, through medical evidence. But not all evidences are equally persuasive. What materials and methods, therefore, make some medical ... More


Why Maps Matter

Christine Leuenberger and Izhak Schnell

in The Politics of Maps: Cartographic Constructions of Israel/Palestine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190076238
eISBN:
9780190076269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190076238.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Maps—whether they are on paper or online—have become ubiquitous. While maps used to be the purview of a trained cadre of experts and came about with the rise of the nation-state, mapping practices ... More


Introduction

Dianne Harris

in Little White Houses: How the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653324
eISBN:
9781452946412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653324.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Establishes the theoretical framework for the book, and clarifies its aims and purposes.


Rendered Whiteness: Architectural Drawings and Graphics

Dianne Harris

in Little White Houses: How the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653324
eISBN:
9781452946412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653324.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Analyzing specific representational techniques, this chapter examines the architectural renderings of postwar houses published in popular and shelter magazines to understand the ways they formulated ... More


Little White Houses: How the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America

Dianne Harris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653324
eISBN:
9781452946412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653324.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This book adds a new dimension to our understanding of the development of the deep inequalities that have existed (and continue to exist) in the U.S. housing market by looking closely at some ... More


Preface and acknowledgments

Hentschel Klaus

in Visual Cultures in Science and Technology: A Comparative History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198717874
eISBN:
9780191787546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717874.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

synthesis, basic orientation, search for patterns, master narrative, acknowledgments, archives, researchers, copyright.


The Ordinary Postwar House

Dianne Harris

in Little White Houses: How the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653324
eISBN:
9781452946412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653324.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Establishes a basic understanding of the desirable aspects of an ordinary house plan from the postwar period.


Private Worlds: The Spatial Contours of Exclusion and Privilege

Dianne Harris

in Little White Houses: How the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653324
eISBN:
9781452946412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653324.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Examines privacy as a design imperative that received abundant publicity in the design and popular literature of the period, asking why the concept received such a high degree of attention and what ... More


Designing the Yard: Gardens, Property, and Landscape

Dianne Harris

in Little White Houses: How the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653324
eISBN:
9781452946412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653324.003.0009
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

By examining specific aspects that include lawns, fences, and indoor/outdoor design, this chapter studies ordinary postwar yards/gardens as domestic spaces that equally contributed, but in unique ... More


Magazine Lessons: Publishing the Lexicon of White Domesticity

Dianne Harris

in Little White Houses: How the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653324
eISBN:
9781452946412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653324.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

A detailed and in-depth analysis of the role played by text and images in selected postwar shelter, trade, and popular magazines, and their contribution to the production of a cultural iconography ... More


The Home Show: Televising the Postwar House

Dianne Harris

in Little White Houses: How the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653324
eISBN:
9781452946412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653324.003.0008
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter analyzes early television programs that utilized talk-show formats to promote specific features of middle-class domesticity and postwar house design. It focuses primarily on NBC’s HOME ... More


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