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Time and the Shape of History

Time and the Shape of History

Penelope J. Corfield

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115581
eISBN:
9780300137941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115581.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This book explores the relationship between time and history and shows how an appreciation of long-term time helps to make sense of the past. The book is devoted to a wide-ranging analysis of the way ... More

Time and World PoliticsThinking the Present

Time and World Politics: Thinking the Present

Kimberly Hutchings

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073021
eISBN:
9781781701447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073021.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book offers the first authoritative guide to assumptions about time in theories of contemporary world politics. It demonstrates how predominant theories of the international or global ‘present’ ... More

Time as a Metaphor of History: Early IndiaThe Krishna Bharadwaj Memorial Lecture

Time as a Metaphor of History: Early India: The Krishna Bharadwaj Memorial Lecture

Romila Thapar

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195637984
eISBN:
9780199081912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195637984.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book examines the link between time and history in the Indian context. It debunks the concept of time as cyclic in early India and subsequently the denial of history. The book indicates the ... More

Time for a Visible HandLessons from the 2008 World Financial Crisis

Time for a Visible Hand: Lessons from the 2008 World Financial Crisis

Stephany Griffith-Jones, José Antonio Ocampo, and Joseph E. Stiglitz (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578801
eISBN:
9780191723285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578801.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

The financial crisis, which originated in developed country financial markets, has spread to developing countries and has turned into a global financial meltdown. Governments and Central Banks—though ... More

Time for AristotlePhysics IV. 10-14

Time for Aristotle: Physics IV. 10-14

Ursula Coope

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199247905
eISBN:
9780191603082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247900.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This book is about Aristotle’s account of time in Physics IV.10-14. Aristotle claims that time is not a kind of change, but that it is something dependent on change. He defines it as a kind of ... More

A Time for ChoosingThe Rise of Modern American Conservatism

A Time for Choosing: The Rise of Modern American Conservatism

Jonathan Schoenwald

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157260
eISBN:
9780199849390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157260.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1960s, conservatives did nothing less than engineer their own revolution. This book tells the remarkable story behind this transformation. In the first decade after World War II, two broad ... More

A Time for Listening and CaringSpirituality and the Care of the Chronically Ill and
Dying

A Time for Listening and Caring: Spirituality and the Care of the Chronically Ill and Dying

Christina M. Puchalski

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195146820
eISBN:
9780199999866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146820.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

The connection between spirituality and health has received a lot of attention in both the scientific and lay presses. Is religion good for your health? Should doctors talk with their patients about ... More

A Time for PeaceThe Legacy of the Vietnam War

A Time for Peace: The Legacy of the Vietnam War

Robert D. Schulzinger

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195365924
eISBN:
9780199851966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365924.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Vietnam War left wounds that have taken three decades to heal — indeed some scars remain even today. This book sheds light on how deeply-etched memories of this conflict have altered America's ... More

A Time for the HumanitiesFuturity and the Limits of Autonomy

A Time for the Humanities: Futurity and the Limits of Autonomy

Tim Dean and Ewa Plonowska Ziarek

James J. Bono (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229192
eISBN:
9780823235063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229192.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book brings together scholars from disciplines including philosophy, political theory, intellectual history, and literary studies to address the conceptual foundations of the humanities and the ... More

Time in Fiction

Time in Fiction

Craig Bourne and Emily Caddick Bourne

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199675319
eISBN:
9780191819674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675319.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The book develops an account of time’s representation in fiction. Chapter 1 presents the general framework: fictions represent (concrete) possible worlds. The account has four parts. Part I surveys ... More

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