Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs

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  • Author : Michael Roberts
  • Publisher : University of Michigan Press
  • Pages : 222 pages
  • ISBN : 9780472104499
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Education and the Cult of Efficiency

Education and the Cult of Efficiency
  • Author : Raymond E. Callahan
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 22 September 1962
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Raymond Callahan's lively study exposes the alarming lengths to which school administrators went, particularly in the period from 1910 to 1930, in sacrificing educational goals to the demands of business procedures. He suggests that even today the question still asked is: "How can we operate our schools?" Society has not yet learned to ask: "How can we provide an excellent education for our children?"

The Cult of Art in Nazi Germany

The Cult of Art in Nazi Germany
  • Author : Eric Michaud,Janet Lloyd
  • Publisher : Stanford University Press
  • Release : 22 September 2021
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The Cult of Art in Nazi Germany presents a new interpretation of National Socialism, arguing that art in the Third Reich was not simply an instrument of the regime, but actually became a source of the racist politics upon which its ideology was founded. Through the myth of the "Aryan race," a race pronounced superior because it alone creates culture, Nazism asserted art as the sole raison d'être of a regime defined by Hitler as the "dictatorship of genius."

After the Cult

After the Cult
  • Author : Holger Jebens
  • Publisher : Berghahn Books
  • Release : 15 January 2012
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In many parts of the world the "white man" is perceived to be an instigator of globalization and an embodiment of modernity. However, so far anthropologists have paid little attention to the actual heterogeneity and complexity of "whiteness" in specific ethnographic contexts. This study examines cultural perceptions of other and self as expressed in cargo cults and masked dances in Papua New Guinea. Indigenous terms, images, and concepts are being contrasted with their western counterparts, the latter partly deriving from

The cult of the Duce

The cult of the Duce
  • Author : Stephen Gundle,Christopher Duggan,Giuliana Pieri
  • Publisher : Manchester University Press
  • Release : 01 November 2015
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The cult of the Duce is the first book to explore systematically the personality cult of the Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini. It examines the factors which informed the cult and looks in detail at its many manifestations in the visual arts, architecture, political spectacle and the media. The conviction that Mussolini was an exceptional individual first became dogma among Fascists and then was communicated to the people at large. Intellectuals and artists helped fashion the idea of him as a

The Cult of Saint Thecla

The Cult of Saint Thecla
  • Author : Stephen J. Davis
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 22 September 2021
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'Davis has brought together the Egyptian source material for the first time... a fascinating and cogently-argued book' -Journal of Theological StudiesThecla, a disciple of the apostle Paul, became perhaps the most celebrated female saint and 'martyr' in the early church. Bringing together literary, artistic, and archaeological evidence, the author shows how the cult of Saint Thecla was especially popular among early Christian women.

The Cult of Draupadi Volume 2

The Cult of Draupadi  Volume 2
  • Author : Alf Hiltebeitel
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 22 September 1988
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This is the first volume of a projected three-volume work on the little-known South Indian folk cult of the goddess Draupadi and on the classical epic, the Mahabharata, that the cult brings to life in mythic, ritual, and dramatic forms. Draupadi, the chief heroine of the Sanskrit Mahabharata, takes on many unexpected guises in her Tamil cult, but her dimensions as a folk goddess remain rooted in a rich interpretive vision of the great epic. By examining the ways that

The Architectural Setting of the Cult of Saints in the Early Christian West c 300 c 1200

The Architectural Setting of the Cult of Saints in the Early Christian West c 300 c 1200
  • Author : John Crook
  • Publisher : Clarendon Press
  • Release : 13 January 2000
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This book explores the way in which church architecture from the earliest centuries of Christianity has been shaped by holy bones - the physical remains or 'relics' of those whom the Church venerated as saints. The Church's holy dead continued to exercise an influence on the living from beyond the grave, and their earthly remains provided a focus for prayer. The memoriae, house-churches and crypts of early Christian Rome; the elaborately decorated monuments containing the bodies of the bishops of

The Cult of St Anne in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

The Cult of St  Anne in Medieval and Early Modern Europe
  • Author : Jennifer Welsh
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 08 December 2016
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Dr Jennifer Welsh received her M.A. in Medieval Studies from Cornell University in 2000, and her M.A. and PhD in History from Duke University in 2004 and 2009. Her dissertation dealt with the cult of St. Anne in late medieval and early modern Europe. After four years as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC, she started working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Lindenwood-University Belleville in Belleville, IL in August of 2014.

Tales from the Cult Film Trenches

Tales from the Cult Film Trenches
  • Author : Louis Paul
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 06 September 2007
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From movie villains to scream queens, here are interviews with 36 actors and actresses familiar to fans of sixties and seventies cult cinema. Interviewees include the well-known (David Carradine, Christopher Lee), the relatively obscure (Marrie Lee), sex symbols (Valerie Leon), surfers who became movie stars (Don Stroud), and action heroes (Fred Williamson), among many others. Each interview is accompanied by a biography and filmography.

The Cult of Perfection

The Cult of Perfection
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 22 September 2021
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Presents an analysis of overachievement in women, discussing the psychological roots of the behavior, its characteristics, and impact on others, and provides advice on living a more balanced life with a realistic assessment of one's strengths and weakness

Baltimore The Cult of the Red King 4

Baltimore  The Cult of the Red King  4
  • Author : Christopher Golden,Mike Mignola
  • Publisher : Dark Horse Comics (Single Issues)
  • Release : 01 July 2015
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The ancient origins of the Red King's cult have been discovered. The influence of the Red King grows stronger, but Baltimore's faithful allies have discovered the origins of the original cult. With this new knowledge, are they closer to ending the terror consuming the world or further than ever from salvation? _Baltimore_ is classic Mignola.�The Weekly Crisis