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Why Have You Come Here?: The Jesuits and the First Evangelization of Native America

Nicholas P. Cushner

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195307566
eISBN:
9780199784936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195307569.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book tells the story of how the 16th-century religious conquerors of America attempted to change the belief systems of the Native Americans. To what degree did they succeed or fail? And why? The ... More


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:
Oxford University Press
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 before the outbreak of the first ... More


Sincerity and Truth: Essays on Arnauld, Bayle, and Toleration

John Kilcullen

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198266914
eISBN:
9780191683114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266914.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The chapters in this book reflect upon Pierre Bayle's Philosophical Commentary on the Words of the Gospel ‘Compel them to come in’, which appeared in parts in 1686–88, a classic statement of the case ... More


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:
Oxford University Press
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


The Future and Legal Issues

Donald Maurice

in Bartók's Viola Concerto: The Remarkable Story of His Swansong

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195156904
eISBN:
9780199868339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156904.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores the complexities of copyright law, highlighting the extraordinary uniqueness of the circumstances that surround this work. With two wills (Hungarian and American), differing ... More


The Allure of the Archives

Arlette Farge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300176735
eISBN:
9780300180213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176735.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

Le Goût de l'archive is widely regarded as a historiographical classic. While combing through two-hundred-year-old judicial records from the Archives of the Bastille, the author was struck by the ... More


Word Status and Imitation in Hardy's Language

Dennis Taylor

in Hardy's Literary Language and Victorian Philology

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122616
eISBN:
9780191671494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122616.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores Hardy's commitment to the standard ‘ dialect’ and its capacity to use different classes of language for expressive purposes. While criticism traditionally has explicated Hardy's ... More


The Inventory Room Is Sepulchral

Arlette Farge

in The Allure of the Archives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300176735
eISBN:
9780300180213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176735.003.0007
Subject:
History, Historiography

This short chapter describes from a very personal perspective the inventory room of the National Archives and what it is like to be there. The room has an unmistakable smell and atmosphere. This ... More


The Turn Away from Historical Authority in the Archives

Francis X. Blouin Jr. and William G. Rosenberg

in Processing the Past: Contesting Authorities in History and the Archives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740543
eISBN:
9780199894673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740543.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography, History of Ideas

This chapter continues to examine the changing relationships between archivists and historical scholars but now from the archivists’ perspective. It looks closely at the challenges archives began to ... More


Rethinking Archival Politics: Trust, Truth, and the Law

Francis X. Blouin Jr. and William G. Rosenberg

in Processing the Past: Contesting Authorities in History and the Archives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740543
eISBN:
9780199894673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740543.003.0010
Subject:
History, Historiography, History of Ideas

All scholars recognize that restricting access to “classified” materials is related to issues of political control, but this chapter argues that power in the archives is ubiquitous, and much less ... More


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