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The Middle Years 1929–1950

Joel Williamson

in William Faulkner and Southern History

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101294
eISBN:
9780199854233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101294.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

It was the year 1929 in which the first of William Faulkner's great novels, The Sound and The Fury, was published. It was also the year in which he married Estelle Oldham and thereby, reentered ... More


Dennis Redux

Kathryn Talalay

in Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195113938
eISBN:
9780199853816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113938.003.0034
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter starts on a typical April day in Paris, when Philippa met her friend Georges Apedo-Amah and they dined at their favourite restaurant and talked. The next day, she received a letter from ... More


Science and Conscience: The Life of James Franck

Jost Lemmerich

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763103
eISBN:
9780804779098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763103.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

James Franck (1882–1964) was one of the twentieth century's most respected scientists, known both for his contributions to physics and for his moral courage. During the 1920s, Franck was a prominent ... More


The Nobel Laureate

in Science and Conscience: The Life of James Franck

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763103
eISBN:
9780804779098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763103.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In 1926, James Franck went to Stockholm to receive the 1925 Nobel Prize in physics, which he shared with Gustav Hertz for their experiments supporting Neil Bohr's theory of the atom. He then began to ... More


Jean Grier and Mary Bownes, <i>Private Giving, Public Good: The Impact of Philanthropy at the University of Edinburgh</i> (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2014), vi+218pp. ISBN: 9780748699575

Robert Anderson

in History of Universities: Volume XXX / 1-2

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198807025
eISBN:
9780191844812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807025.003.0019
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter reviews the book Private Giving, Public Good: The Impact of Philanthropy at the University of Edinburgh (2014), by Jean Grier and Mary Bownes. The book offers an account of ‘private ... More


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