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Forgetful RemembranceSocial Forgetting and Vernacular Historiography of a Rebellion in Ulster

Forgetful Remembrance: Social Forgetting and Vernacular Historiography of a Rebellion in Ulster

Guy Beiner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198749356
eISBN:
9780191813467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749356.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Historiography

What happens when a society attempts to obscure inconvenient episodes in its past? In 1798, Ulster Protestants—in particular Presbyterians—participated alongside Catholics in the failed republican ... More

Decolonizing UniversalismA Transnational Feminist Ethic

Decolonizing Universalism: A Transnational Feminist Ethic

Serene J. Khader

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190664190
eISBN:
9780190664237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664190.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Decolonizing Universalism develops a way forward for genuinely anti-imperialist feminisms. Against ways of thinking that suggest feminists must either reject normativity altogether or bite the bullet ... More

Random FamiliesGenetic Strangers, Sperm Donor Siblings, and the Creation of New Kin

Random Families: Genetic Strangers, Sperm Donor Siblings, and the Creation of New Kin

Rosanna Hertz and Margaret K. Nelson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190888275
eISBN:
9780190888305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888275.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family, Gender and Sexuality

This is a book about unprecedented families—networks of strangers linked by genes, medical technology, and the human desire for affinity and identity. It chronicles the chain of choices that couples ... More

War for PeaceGenealogies of a Violent Ideal in Western and Islamic Thought

War for Peace: Genealogies of a Violent Ideal in Western and Islamic Thought

Murad Idris

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190658014
eISBN:
9780190658045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190658014.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

Peace is the elimination of war, but peace also authorizes war. We are informed today that this universal ideal can only be secured by the wars that it eliminates. The paradoxical position of ... More

The Nostalgic ImaginationHistory in English Criticism

The Nostalgic Imagination: History in English Criticism

Stefan Collini

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198800170
eISBN:
9780191839986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800170.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This unusual book explores the historical assumptions at work in the style of literary criticism that came to dominate English studies in the twentieth century. Stefan Collini shows how the work of ... More

Unredeemed LandAn Environmental History of Civil War and Emancipation in the Cotton South

Unredeemed Land: An Environmental History of Civil War and Emancipation in the Cotton South

Erin Stewart Mauldin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190865177
eISBN:
9780190865207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865177.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

An important reconsideration of the Civil War’s role in southern history, Unredeemed Land examines the ways that military conflict and emancipation reconfigured the landscape of the rural South, and ... More

The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

Grant Macaskill

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799856
eISBN:
9780191865039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799856.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book examines how the New Testament scriptures might form and foster intellectual humility within Christian communities. It is informed by recent interdisciplinary interest in intellectual ... More

An Obituary for "Wisdom Literature"The Birth, Death, and Intertextual Reintegration of a Biblical Corpus

An Obituary for "Wisdom Literature": The Birth, Death, and Intertextual Reintegration of a Biblical Corpus

Will Kynes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198777373
eISBN:
9780191823091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777373.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In the rise of Wisdom Literature in less than a century from obscurity to ubiquity, a number of crucial questions have been left unanswered. Most fundamentally, when, how, and why did the category, ... More

Urban Panegyric and the Transformation of the Medieval City, 1100-1300

Urban Panegyric and the Transformation of the Medieval City, 1100-1300

Paul Oldfield

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198717737
eISBN:
9780191787232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717737.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Cultural History

This study offers the first extensive analysis of the function and significance of urban panegyric in the Central Middle Ages, a flexible literary genre which enjoyed a marked and renewed popularity ... More

The Science of Marijuana

The Science of Marijuana

Leslie Iversen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190846848
eISBN:
9780190846879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190846848.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

Marijuana (cannabis) is the most widely used recreational drug after nicotine and alcohol. This book reviews the rapidly growing body of scientific evidence on cannabis—how it works, the role of ... More

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