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Body Politics II: Sexuality and Violence Policy

Amy G. Mazur

in Theorizing Feminist Policy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246724
eISBN:
9780191599859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246726.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the first section, the analysis defines the general feminist aims and parameters of the second type of Body Politics Policy: Sexuality and Violence Policy. It then discusses the range and timing ... More


Coleridge and the Doctors: 1795-1806

Neil Vickers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271177
eISBN:
9780191709647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271177.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This introductory chapter outlines the two central aims of Coleridge and the Doctors. The first is to throw into relief the ideas and influences informing Coleridge's activities in ‘philosophical ... More


Fifty‐Eight Years of Friendship: Kelvin and Stokes

Alastair Wood

in Kelvin: Life, Labours and Legacy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231256
eISBN:
9780191710803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231256.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter focuses on the friendship between Sir G. G. Stokes and Kelvin. Kelvin was Stokes's principal correspondent over a period of fifty-six years. The correspondence between the two provide ... More


 Conclusion: Third Wave Awakening and Concurrent Cultural Shifts: Renewal and Convergence in Comparative World Order Perspective

Lamin Sanneh

in Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195189605
eISBN:
9780199868582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189605.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Synopsis: This concluding chapter reflects on global Christianity and world order changes. It shows how at the Edinburgh 1910 conference little thought was given to Christianity's post‐Western ... More


Douglas Maurice MacDowell 1931–2010

CHRIS CAREY

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 172, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, X

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264904
eISBN:
9780191754081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264904.003.0011
Subject:
History, Historiography

Douglas Macdowell, one of the most distinguished students of Greek oratory, law and comedy of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, was for 30 years Professor of Greek at Glasgow ... More


Robert Fergusson and his Scottish and Irish Contemporaries

Murray Pittock

in Scottish and Irish Romanticism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232796
eISBN:
9780191716409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232796.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines the near-complete absence of Fergusson from British literary history in the context of his high status in Scotland, exploring his linguistic innovation, his development and ... More


Education and Careers

Geoffrey Cantor

in Quakers, Jews, and Science: Religious Responses to Modernity and the Sciences in Britain, 1650-1900

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276684
eISBN:
9780191603389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276684.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Quakers founded their own schools to ensure that their children learned Quaker values and would not be contaminated by, say, Anglican principles. Science played a significant role in Quaker ... More


John Erickson, 1929–2002

Malcolm Mackintosh

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 124. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, III

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263204
eISBN:
9780191734205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263204.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

John Erickson made his mark as a historian, scholar, soldier and military analyst during a period of major upheaval in international relations after the Second World War — especially in Europe — and ... More


‘Accidents of the air’: Sydenham and Boerhaave in the tropics

Mark Harrison

in Medicine in an age of Commerce and Empire: Britain and its Tropical Colonies 1660-1830

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199577736
eISBN:
9780191595196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577736.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Chapter 2 shows how British practitioners, many from Dissenting backgrounds or trained at the University of Edinburgh, sought to apply the insights of Sydenham and Boerhaave to their work on disease ... More


The medicine of warm climates

Mark Harrison

in Medicine in an age of Commerce and Empire: Britain and its Tropical Colonies 1660-1830

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199577736
eISBN:
9780191595196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577736.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In the mid‐eighteenth century, a distinct body of medical knowledge began to form relating to the diseases of warm climates. Writers on the East and West Indies began to refer to each other's work ... More


Pathology, physiology, and race

Mark Harrison

in Medicine in an age of Commerce and Empire: Britain and its Tropical Colonies 1660-1830

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199577736
eISBN:
9780191595196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577736.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The final chapter of Part I examines the relationships between pathology, nervous physiology, and notions of race during the early nineteenth century. The chapter is divided between British India and ... More


John Stuart Blackie: Scottish Scholar and Patriot

Stuart Wallace

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748611850
eISBN:
9780748653386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748611850.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book presents a biography of this influential and distinguished Scotsman. John Stuart Blackie was one of the most impressive and influential figures of nineteenth-century Scotland, as well as ... More


Law's Background

Antoin E. Murphy

in John Law: Economic Theorist and Policy-maker

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286493
eISBN:
9780191596674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828649X.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

John Law was the son of an Edinburgh goldsmith. However, his antipathy towards gold should not be considered as a type of Freudian reaction against his father but as consistent with the evolving ... More


The Edinburgh Environment in 1705

Antoin E. Murphy

in John Law: Economic Theorist and Policy-maker

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286493
eISBN:
9780191596674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828649X.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Discusses the debate in the Scottish Parliament over Law's monetary proposals for the establishment of a land bank along with an aborted duel by two Parliamentarians on the issue.


Chancing Scotland: Playing for De/Valuation in The Fortunes of Nigel and at the King's Visit (1822)

Caroline McCracken-Flesher

in Possible Scotlands: Walter Scott and the Story of Tomorrow

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195169676
eISBN:
9780199787876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169676.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Scott plays the markets of literary and economic value, making money and teaching readers how to negotiate worth by playing tales and tellers off against one another. The Fortunes of Nigel ponders ... More


Epilogue. ‘Tonald Shaw’

Wallace Stuart

in John Stuart Blackie: Scottish Scholar and Patriot

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748611850
eISBN:
9780748653386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748611850.003.0050
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter illustrates how John Stuart Blackie was the butt of the joke of an anonymous author only later identified as George Merry, a master at the Edinburgh Academy. Professor Macgregor of New ... More


Two Dinners

Richard Cronin

in Paper Pellets: British Literary Culture after Waterloo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582532
eISBN:
9780191722929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582532.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The chapter explores the volatile relationship in the period between politics and literature by focusing on two Edinburgh dinners: the second triennial Burns dinner of 22 February 1819, in which, ... More


Reimagining Cardenio

Bernard Richards

in The Quest for Cardenio: Shakespeare, Fletcher, Cervantes, and the Lost Play

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641819
eISBN:
9780191749025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641819.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter is an account by Bernard Richards of the writing of his acting version of Cardenio, which was put on at Queens’ College, Cambridge, various theatres in Devon, and the Edinburgh Festival ... More


The View from the Grassroots

Stephen Conway

in War, State, and Society in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199253753
eISBN:
9780191719738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253753.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Many of the issues addressed in earlier chapters can be brought into sharper relief by looking in a little more detail at the impact of the mid-18th-century wars on various communities in Britain and ... More


Berlin and the Return Home

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter Nineteen traces Hodge’s final months in Europe, including the six months he spends in Berlin which he considers the highpoint of his trip. In Berlin he meets and befriends Ernst Hengstenberg ... More


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