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Ancient Pantomime and the Rise of Ballet

Edith Hall

in New Directions in Ancient Pantomime

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232536
eISBN:
9780191716003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232536.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

It was ancient pantomime's destiny to play a seminal role in the emergence of classical ballet, and subsequently, in the twentieth century, of avant‐garde Tanztheater. It is well known that the ... More


Are Spin Glasses Complex Systems?

Daniel L. Stein and Charles M. Newman

in Spin Glasses and Complexity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147338
eISBN:
9781400845637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147338.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter considers how spin glass science fits into the larger area of complexity studies. It discusses three landmark papers in the field of complexity, by Warren Weaver, Herb Simon, and Phil ... More


Mr.Hiraoka: Production Manager at the Nishijin Maizuru Textile Company

Tamara K. Hareven

in The Silk Weavers of Kyoto: Family and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228177
eISBN:
9780520935761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228177.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter addresses the narrative of Mr. Hiraoka Masao. He was in his sixties at the time of the interview. He was the production manager at the Nishijin Maizuru Company when he was first ... More


Mr. Koyama: Weavers’ Assistant in a Factory

Tamara K. Hareven

in The Silk Weavers of Kyoto: Family and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228177
eISBN:
9780520935761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228177.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter presents the narrative of Mr. Koyama Takashi. He was eighty years old at the time of the interview. He worked as a weavers' assistant in a small factory that specialized in high-quality ... More


Indian Passports

Robert Lawrence Gunn

in Ethnology and Empire: Languages, Literature, and the Making of the North American Borderlands

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479842582
eISBN:
9781479812516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842582.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The epilogue considers the ad hoc 19th-Century system of “Indian passports”—official documents, letters, and testimonials often provided by U.S. agents to Native peoples in western borderlands ... More


The Rural Economy, 1780–1914

Liam Kennedy and Peter M. Solar

in Ulster Since 1600: Politics, Economy, and Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199583119
eISBN:
9780191744822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583119.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Environmental features such as soil, climate and location distinguished Ulster from other regions in Ireland. Mixed farming predominated during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. In the later ... More


Women, Trade-Unionism, and Industrial Militancy, 1850–c.1890

Eleanor Gordon

in Women and the Labour Movement in Scotland 1850–1914

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201434
eISBN:
9780191674884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201434.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

Although it is hard to gauge the extent of women's participation, they definitely played an active part in the general unions of the 1830s and the Chartist Movement and formed their own lodges. This ... More


Mrs. Fujiwara, Mr. Fujiwara, and Mr. Nishitani: Handloom Weavers

Tamara K. Hareven

in The Silk Weavers of Kyoto: Family and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228177
eISBN:
9780520935761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228177.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter addresses the narratives of Mr. Fujiwara Tuneo, Mrs. Fujiwara Hiroko, and Mr. Nishitani Hidetaro. Mr. and Mrs. Fujiwara are both highly skilled handloom weavers. Mrs. Fujiwara worked as ... More


Categories of Word Choice

Jeanne Fahnestock

in Rhetorical Style: The Uses of Language in Persuasion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199764129
eISBN:
9780199918928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764129.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

The set of words making up a text can be classified in different ways depending on an analyst's goals. Critics often intuitively select certain words for attention. This chapter covers explicit ... More


Weaving the World

in The Power of the Between: An Anthropological Odyssey

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226775340
eISBN:
9780226775364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226775364.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter details the author's dilemma on how to write about the fascinatingly complex networks of West African merchants. One day he began thinking about Songhay weavers. Like Songhay sorcerers, ... More


Beginnings, 1863–1893

in The Lancashire Giant: David Shackleton, Labour Leader and Civil Servant

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239444
eISBN:
9781846313455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239444.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines David Shackleton personal life and his early career in the labour movement. It discusses his family background, his employment as a ‘halftime’ weaver in a cotton mill at the age ... More


Tapestry Production in the Early Renaissance

Susan Groag Bell

in The Lost Tapestries of the City of Ladies: Christine de Pizan's Renaissance Legacy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234109
eISBN:
9780520928787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234109.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

When Henry VIII rode into the City of Tournai in September 1513, the town was bedecked with tapestries, as was traditional at times of celebration. In this case, the spectacle of colorful tapestries ... More


Blame Avoidance and Credit Claiming Revisited

Giuliano Bonoli

in The Politics of the New Welfare State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199645244
eISBN:
9780191745119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645244.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Comparative Politics

This chapter deals with some developments observed in European social polices over the last fifteen years that are not explained by prevailing theories of social policymaking. These can be considered ... More


Simon Julins, c. 1686/8–1778

Zara Anishanslin

in Portrait of a Woman in Silk: Hidden Histories of the British Atlantic World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300197051
eISBN:
9780300220551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197051.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on master weaver Simon Julins. Little is known about Julins the man. He left scant documentation beyond his will, house insurance survey, and membership records in the Weavers' ... More


The Silk Weavers of Kyoto: Family and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry

Tamara Hareven

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228177
eISBN:
9780520935761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228177.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The makers of obi, the elegant and costly sash worn over kimono in Japan, belong to an endangered species. These families of manufacturers, weavers, and other craftspeople centered in the Nishijin ... More


Mr. and Mrs. Konishi: Handloom Weavers

Tamara K. Hareven

in The Silk Weavers of Kyoto: Family and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228177
eISBN:
9780520935761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228177.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter reports the narratives of Mr. Konishi Hiroshi and Mrs. Konishi Nobuko. They work as cottage weavers in Nishijin. At the time of the interview, they lived in a traditional narrow wooden ... More


Mr. and Mrs. Sakurai: Handloom Weavers

Tamara K. Hareven

in The Silk Weavers of Kyoto: Family and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228177
eISBN:
9780520935761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228177.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter describes the narratives of Mr. Sakurai Takesumi and Mrs. Sakurai Akiko. Mr. and Mrs. Sakurai were both employed as highly skilled handloom weavers in a weaving company when the author ... More


Mr. Aioi: Warper

Tamara K. Hareven

in The Silk Weavers of Kyoto: Family and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228177
eISBN:
9780520935761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228177.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Mr. Aioi Eiichi works in his family's warping shop in one of the narrow streets in Nishijin. The manufacturer sends the silk thread and the design to the warper and commissions from him the tied ... More


An order for veils

Petra M. Sijpesteijn

in Shaping a Muslim State: The World of a Mid-Eighth-Century Egyptian Official

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199673902
eISBN:
9780191758133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673902.003.0034
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents a letter where weaver and tailor Kalīm, or ʽUmar b. Kalīm informs ʽAbd Allāh about the progress of an order for some veils to be woven. Kalīm has finished all the veils except ... More


From Amoskeag to Nishijin

Tamara K. Hareven

in The Silk Weavers of Kyoto: Family and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228177
eISBN:
9780520935761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228177.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter describes the author's interview experiences in Nishijin as they emerged and developed in the context of her changing relationship with the Nishijin people. As the interviews progressed, ... More


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