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Abraham Abulafia the Mystic and His Theory and Technique

Shahar Arzy and Moshe Idel

in Kabbalah: A Neurocognitive Approach to Mystical Experiences

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300152364
eISBN:
9780300152371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300152364.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Appendix B provides information about the main mystical figure in this book, Abraham Abulafia.


Nature's Noblemen: Transatlantic Masculinities and the Nineteenth-Century American West

Monica Rico

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300136067
eISBN:
9780300196252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300136067.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book explores the myth of the American West in the nineteenth century as a place for men to assert their masculinity by “roughing it” in the wilderness, and reveals how this myth played out in a ... More


Twistors and Projections

Tony Robbin

in Shadows of Reality: The Fourth Dimension in Relativity, Cubism, and Modern Thought

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110395
eISBN:
9780300129625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110395.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter examines Roger Penrose's twistor program, which can be based on three main insights. The first of these is that the routes of light rays are more of projective lines. The second insight ... More


Indian Ocean Slavery in the Age of Abolition

Robert Harms, Bernard K Freamon, and David W. Blight (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300163872
eISBN:
9780300166460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300163872.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Although a vast amount of historical scholarship has been devoted to the decline of the Atlantic slave trade and the demise of slavery in the New World during the nineteenth century, much less ... More


Israel's Forests: From the Bible to the British

Alon Tal

in All the Trees of the Forest: Israel's Woodlands from the Bible to the Present

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300189506
eISBN:
9780300190700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189506.003.0002
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Israel's afforestation work essentially is an exercise in ecological rehabilitation. To analyse the effectiveness of the afforestation program and plan for the future, this chapter states, ... More


Coffee Planters

John Schulz

in The Financial Crisis of Abolition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134193
eISBN:
9780300150490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134193.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on coffee planters and how they dominated the Brazilian Empire. This hegemony did not make for uniform financial policies. Within the planter class, different groups had ... More


Marx and the Transcendent Working Class

Frank M. Turner

Richard A. Lofthouse (ed.)

in European Intellectual History from Rousseau to Nietzsche

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300207293
eISBN:
9780300212914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207293.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines the nineteenth-century story of Karl Marx and the emergence of his thought as one among many versions of social criticism and social utopianism in the 1840s. Some scholars have ... More


<i>Henry V</i> and the fruits of legitimacy

Peter Lake

in How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage: Power and Succession in the History Plays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300222715
eISBN:
9780300225662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222715.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter argues that from the outset of Henry V, the transformation of both the king and the polity consequent upon Henry's accession is figured as almost complete. In the Henry IV plays, ... More


Spiritual Gifts and Status Inversion

Thomas R. Blanton, IV

in A Spiritual Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300220407
eISBN:
9780300225143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220407.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter enlists Carole Crumley’s notion of heterarchy as a means of critiquing and refining Wayne Meeks’s notion of status inconsistency as it pertains to Pauline assemblies. The chapter shows ... More


Johnson and Boswell: A Biography of Friendship

John Radner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178753
eISBN:
9780300189087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178753.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book examines the fluctuating, close, and complex friendship enjoyed by Samuel Johnson and James Boswell, from the day they met in 1763 to the day when Boswell published his monumental Life of ... More


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