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The Akan Diaspora in the Americas

The Akan Diaspora in the Americas

Kwasi Konadu

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390643
eISBN:
9780199775736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390643.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Since the Herskovits‐Frazier debate of the 1940s, African diasporic research in the Americas has been marked not only by an uninterrupted focus on West Africa but also by an equally incessant neglect ... More

Beyond the Stony MountainsFollowing in the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark

Beyond the Stony Mountains: Following in the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark

Daniel B. Botkin

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195162431
eISBN:
9780199790043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162431.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

America's great epic of exploration — the journey of Lewis and Clark — was also one of the most successful scientific expeditions in history. In notebooks filled with vivid and remarkably accurate ... More

The Correspondence of John Wallis (1616-1703), Volume
         I(1641 - 1659)

The Correspondence of John Wallis (1616-1703), Volume I: (1641 - 1659)

Philip Beeley and Christoph J. Scriba

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198510666
eISBN:
9780191705892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510666.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This book is the first of a six volume edition of the complete correspondence of John Wallis (1616-1703). It begins with his earliest known letters written shortly ... More

The Correspondence of John Wallis (1616–1703)Volume II (1660 – September 1668)

The Correspondence of John Wallis (1616–1703): Volume II (1660 – September 1668)

Philip Beeley and Christoph Scriba

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198566014
eISBN:
9780191713996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566014.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This is the second book of a six volume edition of the complete correspondence of one of the leading figures in the scientific revolution of the 17th century, the Oxford mathematician and theologian ... More

One Hundred DaysNapoleon's Road to Waterloo

One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Alan Schom

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

On February 26, 1815, Napoleon, exiled Emperor of France—now dressed in a simple green uniform as Colonel of the Grenadiers—stepped aboard the brig LʼInconstant to the wildly enthusiastic cheers of ... More

Our Natural HistoryThe Lessons of Lewis and Clark

Our Natural History: The Lessons of Lewis and Clark

Daniel Botkin

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195168297
eISBN:
9780199790050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168297.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The Lewis and Clark expedition was commissioned in 1804 by Thomas Jefferson and lasted twenty-eight months. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark began in St. Louis and navigated up the Missouri River, ... More

Seneca on SocietyA Guide to De Beneficiis

Seneca on Society: A Guide to De Beneficiis

Miriam T. Griffin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199245482
eISBN:
9780191744969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245482.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Seneca's De Beneficiis (On Benefits) is the only work surviving from antiquity that discusses the exchange of gifts and services. Though the topic is of great importance, in practical moral ... More

The Spanish Experience in Taiwan, 1626–1642The Baroque Ending of a Renaissance Endeavour

The Spanish Experience in Taiwan, 1626–1642: The Baroque Ending of a Renaissance Endeavour

Jose Eugenio Borao

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090835
eISBN:
9789882207417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090835.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Taiwan in the seventeenth century was a pivotal site of conflict between the expansionist Dutch and Spanish colonial empires. This book examines the economic and religious motives which brought the ... More

Studies on the Text of Caesar's Bellum civile

Studies on the Text of Caesar's Bellum civile

Cynthia Damon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198724063
eISBN:
9780191791260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724063.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is a companion volume to the Oxford Classical Text edition of Caesar's Bellum ciuile. It has three parts. The first is a supplement to the edition's Preface, providing a fuller background ... More

Toward a Generous OrthodoxyProspects for Hans Frei's Postliberal Theology

Toward a Generous Orthodoxy: Prospects for Hans Frei's Postliberal Theology

Jason A. Springs

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395044
eISBN:
9780199866243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395044.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Toward a Generous Orthodoxy provides a refined exposition of Hans Frei's christologically motivated engagement with Ludwig Wittgenstein, Clifford Geertz, Erich Auerbach, his use of ... More

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