important events. Its outset saw the start of the reciprocal exchanges with American artists, the passing of the Copyright Act and the start of the Union’s redistribution of the PPL income. Outside the Union – but equally important – was the weakening of the BBC’s broadcasting monopoly with the expansion of the ITV network beyond London and developments in popular music.1 By 1970, the musical landscape had changed somewhat, but the Union’s preoccupations remained largely the same. A feature in Melody Maker (4 July 1970: 22) focused on the age-old issues of needletime and

in Players’ work time
Pragmatic perspectives on Frank O’Hara and Norman Bluhm’s Poem-Paintings

’s notion, when confronted with the Poem-Paintings, that they express a collaborative artistic exchange while at the same time confounding one’s full understanding of it. Adding to their apparent opacity, the works are littered with references to encounters with mutual friends (Kenneth Koch, for example), with personal gripes, musings, exclamations of joy, with allusions to moments and events previously experienced privately, or among members of the New York School. The coterie aesthetic of O’Hara’s poetry is amplified and fragmented in the Poem-Paintings; however, as

in Mixed messages
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exchanging specimens from others, so-called ‘cabinet collecting’. Many gave up fieldwork altogether, settling down and gathering specimens collected by others (Dresser’s collecting ‘career’ followed this model). They each consolidated their place among their peers by having ‘their’ group of birds to collect and to study, an approach that avoided (or at least attempted to avoid) unnecessary competition between collectors, both in terms of subject areas and in terms of acquiring specimens themselves. While many people confined themselves to owning one or a few specimens of

in Henry Dresser and Victorian ornithology
Academic ambassadors interpret ‘mutual understanding’

130 7 ‘Experience is the only teacher’: Academic ambassadors interpret ‘mutual understanding’ In 1968 a young American postgraduate student from Yale found ‘Melbourne [Australia] was not a good place for an American to be’.1 The war in Vietnam had exposed the reality that academics were not truly ambassadors for their country. This was highlighted in November 1967, when the New York Review of Books (NYRB) published an exchange of letters between Senator Fulbright and distinguished professor of English and American studies at Amherst College, Leo Marx. Marx had

in Academic ambassadors, Pacific allies
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Ontologies of connection, reconstruction of memory

migration. Through voyaging and migration, islander societies expanded, creating and sustaining zones of engagement for millennia before Europeans came. Travel stimulated an imaginary of exchange, the second theme. Exchange cannot be understood with a utilitarian mindset; it is rather an expression of relationship, association and alliance –​engagement broadly speaking. The third theme is the new world context. European colonialism conjoined the Pacific to other civilisations in more extensive engagement. This was a violent and disordering historical experience for the

in Debating civilisations
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The cultural construction of the British world

This book examines the dissemination and exchange of ideas within the British world between 1763 and 1997. In particular, it is concerned with looking at the ebb and flow of concepts integral to the circulation of imperial culture, as well as the beliefs, practices and outcomes associated with them. In doing so, it builds on two key developments in scholarship since the turn of the century

in The cultural construction of the British world
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electronic machines. They are just like the gamblers in casinos watching the clicking spin of a silver ball on a roulette wheel and putting their chips on red or black, odd numbers or even ones. As in a casino, the world of high finance today offers the players a choice of games. Instead of roulette, blackjack, or poker, there is dealing to be done – the foreign exchange market and all its variations; or in bonds, government securities or shares. In all these markets you may place bets on the future by dealing forward and by buying or selling options and all sorts of other

in Casino Capitalism
Some ethical considerations

particularly scholarly or rigorous reflections based on email exchanges, such as Living on Borrowed Time (written with Rovirosa-Madrazo, 2010), Moral Blindness (with Donskis, 2013), Liquid Surveillance (with Lyon, 2013), State of Crisis (with Bordoni, 2014), Management in a Liquid Modern World (with I. Bauman, Kociatkiewicz and Kostera, 2015), Of RATTANSI 9781526105875 PRINT.indd 211 24/05/2017 13:19 212 The perils of liquid life God and Man (with Obirek, 2015a), On the World and Ourselves (with Obirek, 2015b), Liquid Evil (with Donskis, 2016), In Praise of Literature

in Bauman and contemporary sociology
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The second half of the ninth century is a particularly cogent era for monastic exemption privileges. 1 This chapter explains the promise and growth of papal protection during this period, when it became a defining feature of monastic exemption privileges. As a coveted ambition for many medieval monasteries, this valuable commodity introduced a physical, ideological, and rhetorical dimension into the political exchange, shaping what Egon Boshof has rightly characterised as a traditio Romana (or ‘Roman tradition’). 2

in Freedom and protection

Chapter 6 Mary Wroth and hermaphroditic circulation Paul Salzman I want to begin by rehearsing a story about Mary Wroth’s publication of Urania that will be familiar to many people, but that I recount here in order to set the scene for an analysis of the circulation and recirculation of her vituperative poetic exchange with Edward Denny. Among a number of thinly veiled depictions of Jacobean court scandals in Urania, Wroth gave an account of the violent responses of Edward Denny to accusations that his daughter Honora, married to James Hay, Viscount Carlisle

in Early modern women and the poem