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Abortion Under ApartheidNationalism, Sexuality, and Women's Reproductive Rights in South Africa

Abortion Under Apartheid: Nationalism, Sexuality, and Women's Reproductive Rights in South Africa

Susanne M. Klausen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199844494
eISBN:
9780190258122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844494.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This is the first book to focus on the history of abortion in an African context. It traces the criminalization of abortion in South Africa during the apartheid era (1948–1990), the emergence of a ... More

About OneselfDe Se Thought and Communication

About Oneself: De Se Thought and Communication

Manuel García-Carpintero and Stephan Torre (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198713265
eISBN:
9780191781711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713265.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This volume addresses foundational issues concerning the nature of first-personal, or de se thought and how such thoughts are communicated. One of the question addressed is whether there is anything ... More

About the SpeakerTowards a Syntax of Indexicality

About the Speaker: Towards a Syntax of Indexicality

Alessandra Giorgi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199571895
eISBN:
9780191722073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571895.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This book considers the syntax of the left periphery of clauses in relation to the extra‐sentential context. The prevailing point of view, in the literature in this field is that the external context ... More

About TimeNarrative, Fiction and the Philosophy of Time

About Time: Narrative, Fiction and the Philosophy of Time

Mark Currie

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624249
eISBN:
9780748652037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624249.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book brings together ideas about time from narrative theory and philosophy. It argues that literary criticism and narratology have approached narrative primarily as a form of retrospect, and ... More

Above the CloudsStatus Culture of the Modern Japanese Nobility

Above the Clouds: Status Culture of the Modern Japanese Nobility

Takie Sugiyama Lebra

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076006
eISBN:
9780520911796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076006.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book provides an ethnographic study of the modern Japanese aristocracy. Established as a class at the beginning of the Meiji period, the kazoku ranked directly below the emperor and his family. ... More

Abraham Lincoln in the Post-Heroic EraHistory and Memory in Late Twentieth-Century America

Abraham Lincoln in the Post-Heroic Era: History and Memory in Late Twentieth-Century America

Barry Schwartz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226741888
eISBN:
9780226741901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226741901.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the 1920s, Abraham Lincoln had transcended the lingering controversies of the Civil War to become a secular saint, honored in North and South alike for his steadfast leadership in crisis. ... More

Abraham's DiceChance and Providence in the Monotheistic Traditions

Abraham's Dice: Chance and Providence in the Monotheistic Traditions

Karl W. Giberson (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190277154
eISBN:
9780190277185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277154.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Does everything happen for a reason? Does “God’s will,” “karma,” or “fate” provide an overarching purpose to everything? Are disasters and tragedies random, meaningless events? Or is there something ... More

Abrahamic ReligionsOn the Uses and Abuses of History

Abrahamic Religions: On the Uses and Abuses of History

Aaron W. Hughes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199934645
eISBN:
9780199980666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934645.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Recent years have witnessed the emergence of a virtual cottage industry in all things “Abrahamic.” Directly proportionate to the rise of religious exclusivism, perhaps best epitomized by the attacks ... More

Abrazando el Espíritu

Abrazando el Espíritu

Ana Elizabeth Rosas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520282667
eISBN:
9780520958654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282667.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Embracing the Spirit/Abrazando El Espíritu is an interdisciplinary investigation of the underestimated emotional, physical, and financial exploitation framing the U.S. and Mexican governments’ ... More

The Absence of AmericaThe London Stage, 1576-1642

The Absence of America: The London Stage, 1576-1642

Gavin Hollis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198734321
eISBN:
9780191799167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198734321.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Drama

This book examines why early modern drama’s response to English settlement in the New World was muted, even though the so-called golden age of Shakespeare coincided with the so-called golden age of ... More

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