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Principles and Parameters in a VSO Language: A Case Study in Welsh

Ian G. Roberts

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195168211
eISBN:
9780199788453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168211.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This work provides an analysis of word order and clause structure in Welsh, within the context of a minimalist version of principles and parameters theory. The central issue is the analysis of VSO ... More


The Visuality of Objects, Past and Present

Peter S. Wells

in How Ancient Europeans Saw the World: Vision, Patterns, and the Shaping of the Mind in Prehistoric Times

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143385
eISBN:
9781400844777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143385.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter argues that the “Roman conquest” of parts of temperate Europe was not as all-changing as most history books would suggest. The idea of a “Roman Europe,” in the sense of European ... More


Patterns of Power in Early Wales

Wendy Davies

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201533
eISBN:
9780191674921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201533.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book is an exploration of the nature of power in early medieval Wales. The book examines the distribution of power, territorial and social, and traces the ways in which contemporaries defined ... More


European Stories as National Narratives: Irish Intellectuals on Europe

Katy Hayward

in European Stories: Intellectual Debates on Europe in National Contexts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594627
eISBN:
9780191595738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594627.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Theory

Katy Hayward argues that the dominant theme of “European stories” recounted in Ireland is always nationalism — official, moderate and progressive, but nationalism nevertheless. The Irish No‐votes of ... More


Celtic Origins, the Western and the Eastern Celts: SIR JOHN RHŶS MEMORIAL LECTURE

WOLFGANG MEID

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264355
eISBN:
9780191734052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264355.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about Celtic origins and the western and eastern Celts delivered by the author at the 2007 Sir John Rhys Memorial Lecture held at the British Academy. It ... More


External Influences on English: From its Beginnings to the Renaissance

D. Gary Miller

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654260
eISBN:
9780191742064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654260.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Lexicography

From its Germanic roots on the Continent, English has had many influences from other languages. This work documents the main influences on the lexicon and the structure. The earliest contacts were ... More


Miracles and Murders: An Introductory Anthology of Breton Ballads

Mary-Ann Constantine and Éva Guillorel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266199
eISBN:
9780191851483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266199.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This book offers an introduction to one of the most fascinating and little-known song traditions in Europe, the Breton gwerz or ballad. These narrative songs, collected in Western Brittany from the ... More


Fragments and fringes: the view from the centre

Mary-Ann Constantine and Gerald Porter

in Fragments and Meaning in Traditional Song: From the Blues to the Baltic

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262887
eISBN:
9780191734441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262887.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses the assumption that certain groups — specifically inhabitants of ‘border’ areas — are prone to produce song fragments. It focuses on the act of perception and the material ... More


Looking Back, Looking Forward: The Celts and Europe

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0026
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter looks back and reflects on the problems of the modern term ‘Celtic’. It suggests that the present inflationary trend in the use of the adjective ‘Celtic’ is due firstly to a deliberately ... More


Urbanization and Spatial Organization in Southern France and North-Eastern Spain during the Iron Age

Dominique Garcia

in Mediterranean Urbanization 800-600 BC

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263259
eISBN:
9780191734618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263259.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines the process of urbanization in north-east Spain and southern France during the Iron Age. The findings reveal that the French Midi is an intermediate zone where the process of ... More


Responses of Marine Phytoplankton Populations to Fluctuations in Marine Climate

Theodore J. Smayda, David G. Borkman, Gregory Beaugrand, and Andrea Belgrano

in Marine Ecosystems and Climate Variation: The North Atlantic: A Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507499
eISBN:
9780191709845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507499.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter focuses on the responses of phytoplankton as an indicator species of climate variation and change in Narragansett Bay, located in the northwest Atlantic, and in the North Sea and ... More


Paris Before Genovefa: The Landscape Enters History

Lisa M. Bitel

in Landscape with Two Saints: How Genovefa of Paris and Brigit of Kildare Built Christianity in Barbarian Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195336528
eISBN:
9780199868599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336528.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Early Christian Studies

This chapter sets up the book’s main argument by explaining how people in ancient Europe interpreted their landscapes and holy places. Fifth-century Parisians understood their city in several ... More


Ancient and Medieval Hymns

J. R. Watson (ed.)

in An Annotated Anthology of Hymns

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269731
eISBN:
9780191600791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269730.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Contains 31 hymns, from Keble's translation from the Greek, ‘Hail, gladdening light’, to the Reformation, through the great age of Latin hymnody and into the monastic period, and including two Celtic ... More


Women in a Celtic Church: Ireland 450-1150

Christina Harrington

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208235
eISBN:
9780191716683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208235.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book covers the development of women's religious professions in the primitive church in Saint Patrick's era and the development of large women's monasteries such as Kildare, Clonbroney, ... More


‘Now Shall I Make My Soul’: Approaching Death in Yeats’s Life and Work: Warton Lecture on English Poetry

R. F. Foster

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 151, 2006 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264249
eISBN:
9780191734045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264249.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture traces W. B. Yeats' preoccupation with the changing forms of death throughout his life, from his fin-de-siécle love-poetry to his poems of death. These poems of death were linked to his ... More


From Paganism to Christianity

J. M. Wallace‐Hadrill

in The Frankish Church

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269069
eISBN:
9780191600777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269064.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The Franks, or any other Germanic people, were not pagan one day and Christian the next; this simple solution does no justice to the texts and is overthrown by archaeological evidence. Fifth‐century ... More


The Question of Celticism

W.J. Mc Cormack

in Ascendancy and Tradition in Anglo-Irish Literary History from 1789 To 1939

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128069
eISBN:
9780191671630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128069.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

No account of Anglo-Irish literature can be complete without some attention to the question of its relation to Gaelic culture, the 19th-century decline of Gaelic as a vernacular and the movement to ... More


A Journey into Europe

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor

in Paul: His Story

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199266531
eISBN:
9780191601583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266530.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Evangelization of the Celts at Pessinus. Instead of ministering at Troas, Paul crossed to Europe, and in the process experienced his first sea voyage. Paul’s attitude towards women ministers in ... More


The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Bernhard Maier

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This history of the Celts from origins to the present draws on archaeological, historical, literary and linguistic evidence. It is divided into three parts. Part One covers the continental Celts in ... More


Cycles of Conquest and Colonization

Colin G. Calloway

in White People, Indians, and Highlanders: Tribal People and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195340129
eISBN:
9780199867202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340129.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter takes a comparative look at the patterns of conquest and colonialism in the British Isles and in North America. It provides necessary background on Scotland's historic relationship with ... More


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