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Living On: Remembering Feldafing

Atina Grossmann

in Approaching an Auschwitz Survivor: Holocaust Testimony and its Transformations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195389159
eISBN:
9780199866694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389159.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Historiography

This chapter focuses on the DP-camp Feldafing with its many transitory arrangements for post-war life. With Nazi persecution having come to an end, Holocaust survivors found loved ones and their own ... More


Summer, 1946, Part I: The European Expedition and the Ethnography of Testimony

Alan Rosen

in The Wonder of Their Voices: The 1946 Holocaust Interviews of David Boder

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195395129
eISBN:
9780199866588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395129.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter chronicles the lead up to Boder's expedition; the establishment of his interview headquarters in a Paris still recovering from the war; his interview protocols; his frustrated desire to ... More


The Old Chinese determiner <i>zhe</i>

Edith Aldridge

in Historical Syntax and Linguistic Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199560547
eISBN:
9780191721267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560547.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

This chapter analyses zhe in archaic Chinese as a determiner which selects a nominal or clausal complement and projects a DP. As a determiner, zhe can further serve as the external binder of a gap in ... More


Women in the Holocaust: A Feminist History

Zoë Waxman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199608683
eISBN:
9780191829109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608683.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Despite some pioneering work by scholars, historians still find it hard to listen to the voices of women in the Holocaust. Learning more about both the women who survived and who did not survive the ... More


Split wh-Constructions in Classical and Modern Greek: A Diachronic Perspective

ERIC MATHIEU and IOANNA SITARIDOU

in Grammaticalization and Parametric Variation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272129
eISBN:
9780191709821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272129.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter focuses on split wh-constructions and provides an answer to the following two questions: (i) why split wh-constructions were widespread in Classical Greek, but are now impossible in ... More


Surplus Manpower, Surplus Population

Gerard Daniel Cohen

in In War's Wake: Europe's Displaced Persons in the Postwar Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195399684
eISBN:
9780199918423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399684.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter shows how the DP experience crucially shaped the system of international migration after the Second World War. Supervised by the IRO between 1947 and 1951, the “resettlement” of displaced ... More


Number within the DP: A View from Oceanic

Elizabeth Pearce

in Functional Heads: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 7

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746736
eISBN:
9780199949519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746736.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter addresses some questions about the syntax of free-standing number particles that are present in DPs in Oceanic languages. The data surveyed come from three Southern Oceanic languages ... More


Articles as Partitives *

Ignacio Bosque and M. Carme Picallo

in Functional Heads: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 7

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746736
eISBN:
9780199949519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746736.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter attempts to formally account for a peculiar partitive construction of Old Romance languages that has never been discussed in generative literature. It provides evidence that the definite ... More


The Structural Object Position of Verbs and Nouns

Tarald Taraldsen

in Functional Heads: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 7

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746736
eISBN:
9780199949519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746736.003.0021
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter proposes a new account of the fact that certain processes involving raising to a higher DP-position are systematically blocked in NPs. It begins by developing an argument that all the ... More


The DP Cycle

Elly van Gelderen

in The Linguistic Cycle: Language Change and the Language Faculty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199756056
eISBN:
9780199896882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756056.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Demonstratives are involved in cyclical changes by becoming articles and later class or Case markers. This involves the grammaticalization of deictic features. For instance, the Old English masculine ... More


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