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In the Orbit of Love: Affection in Ancient Greece and Rome

David Konstan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190887872
eISBN:
9780190904579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887872.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book is about love in the classical world – not erotic passion but the kind of love that binds together intimate members of a family and very close friends, but which may also be extended to ... More


All in the Family: Consanguinity, Marriage, and Property

Ruth Perry

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 2: English and British Fiction 1750-1820

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199574803
eISBN:
9780191869747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199574803.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter argues that the plots and characters of eighteenth-century English fiction can be illuminated by an awareness of property law and the customary disposition of property within families. ... More


What Is Exit?

Jennet Kirkpatrick

in The Virtues of Exit: On Resistance and Quitting Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635392
eISBN:
9781469635408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635392.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter examines the current scholarship on leaving or walking away from political groups such as nation states, political parties, and civic associations. It argues that “exit” ... More


Charismatic Leadership: Lewis B. “Chesty” Puller

Jon T. Hoffman

in The Art of Command: Military Leadership from George Washington to Colin Powell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174723
eISBN:
9780813174778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174723.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

In the years prior to Pearl Harbor, Lewis B. “Chesty” Puller served in multiple assignments abroad, including marine combat tours in Haiti and Nicaragua; in the United States, he completed military ... More


Loyalty: The Missing Virtue

David Konstan

in In the Orbit of Love: Affection in Ancient Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190887872
eISBN:
9780190904579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887872.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, World History: BCE to 500CE

Ancient Greek and Roman moralists seem not to have identified loyalty as a specific virtue, and for good reason: loyalties can be divided or misdirected. Affection or love (philia) was the ground of ... More


Love and the State

David Konstan

in In the Orbit of Love: Affection in Ancient Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190887872
eISBN:
9780190904579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887872.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, World History: BCE to 500CE

Love was commonly understood in classical antiquity to obtain among a small circle of family and friends. Could such affection be extended more widely so as to include an entire community and be the ... More


Bullets and Benefits in the Israeli Welfare State

Michael Shalev and John Gal

in Warfare and Welfare: Military Conflict and Welfare State Development in Western Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198779599
eISBN:
9780191824647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779599.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The unresolved territorial conflicts and outbreaks of violence that have characterized the history of Israel make it distinctive among welfare states in affluent democracies. The war which ... More


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