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Henry L. Feingold, Lest Memory Cease: Finding Meaning in the American Jewish Past. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1996. x + 226 pp.

Lloyd P. Gartner

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry an Annual XV 1999

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195134681
eISBN:
9780199848652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134681.003.0021
Subject:
History, History of Religion

A review of the book, Lest Memory Cease: Finding Meaning in the American Jewish Past by Henry L. Feingold is presented. The book presents Feingold's collected articles, some of which originated as ... More


the Last Frontier: First published in Frontier (Autumn 1966), pp. 183–6.

Cicely Saunders

in Cicely Saunders: Selected Writings 1958-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570530
eISBN:
9780191730412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570530.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

The 1966 paper reproduced here, published in an ecumenically-oriented Christian quarterly, Frontier, sees death as ‘the frontier where physical, mental and spiritual meet’. It advises that pain is ... More


Cowboy Action Shooting

Abigail A. Kohn

in Shooters: Myths and Realities of America's Gun Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195150513
eISBN:
9780199944095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150513.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Sport and Leisure

This chapter describes the sport of cowboy action shooting, the gun sport that most explicitly dramatizes the narrative of American Frontier history. It explains that this sport is conducted in a ... More


War and independence

Mandy Sadan

in Being and Becoming Kachin: Histories Beyond the State in the Borderworlds of Burma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265550
eISBN:
9780191760341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265550.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter considers the impact of World War II on the Kachin region. It examines evidence for the motivations of Kachin volunteers during the war in the Kachin Levies and other organisations. It ... More


A Miaphysite Commonwealth

Philip Wood

in ‘We have no king but Christ’: Christian Political Thought in Greater Syria on the Eve of the Arab Conquest (c.400-585)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588497
eISBN:
9780191595424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588497.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This final chapter investigates how the kind of political and historical ideas employed among Syriac‐speaking Miaphysites in Mesopotamia were exported elsewhere in the Roman world, focl1sing on the ... More


Borderland Narratives: Negotiation and Accommodation in North America's Contested Spaces, 1500-1850

Andrew K. Frank and A. Glenn Crothers (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054957
eISBN:
9780813053400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054957.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This collection of original essays extends the concept of boderlands—as both a process and place—to geographic places and topics not usually considered in this realm. This includes African slavery, ... More


The Global Condition: Conquerors, Catastrophes, and Community

William Hardy McNeill

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174143
eISBN:
9781400885107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174143.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

William Hardy McNeill is known for his ability to portray the grand sweep of history. This book is a classic work for understanding the grand sweep of world history in brief compass. Now with a new ... More


Myth of the Western: New Perspectives on Hollywood's Frontier Narrative

Matthew Carter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748685585
eISBN:
9780748697038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685585.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

What is the nature of the relationship between the Hollywood Western and American frontier mythology? How have Western films helped develop cultural and historical perceptions, attitudes and beliefs ... More


Knowledge as Power: Criminal Registration and Community Notification Laws in America

Wayne A. Logan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757102
eISBN:
9780804771399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757102.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Societies have long sought security by identifying potentially dangerous individuals in their midst. America is surely no exception. This book traces the evolution of a modern technique that has come ... More


Modeling Cross-Cultural Interaction in Ancient Borderlands

Ulrike Matthies Green and Kirk E. Costion (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056883
eISBN:
9780813053660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056883.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Archaeologists who study cross-cultural interaction face the challenge of carefully untangling the web of complex relationships between people, landscapes, and material cultures. Over time the debate ... More


Military Service and Material Gain on the Ottoman–Hapsburg Frontier

MARK STEIN

in The Frontiers of the Ottoman World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264423
eISBN:
9780191734793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264423.003.0023
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Just over a century ago, Frederick Jackson Turner presented his famous Frontier Thesis, which continues to be one of the most debated and controversial theories in historical scholarship and has ... More


The Eastern Frontier Canal: Implications for the Exodus from Egypt

James K. Hoffmeier

in Israel in Egypt: The Evidence for the Authenticity of the Exodus Tradition

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130881
eISBN:
9780199853403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130881.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In the early 1970s, a team of scientists of the Geological Survey of Israel, while working in the Sinai Peninsula during Israel's occupation of the territory east of the Suez Canal, discovered the ... More


Southeast Inka Frontiers: Boundaries and Interactions

Sonia Alconini

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062914
eISBN:
9780813059631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062914.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Southeast Inka Frontiers explores how the Inka empire exercised control over vast expanses of land and peoples in the Southeastern frontier, a territory located over hundreds of kilometers away from ... More


The Significance of the Frontier in the Middle Ages

Robert I. Burns

in Medieval Frontier Societies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203612
eISBN:
9780191675898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203612.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The frontier is a heroic place to take one's stand. On the other hand, the frontier in history, and its image in letters and film, is a concept umbilically attached to Frederick Jackson Turner, a ... More


Colony and metropole

Bill Schwarz

in Memories of Empire, Volume I: The White Man's World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199296910
eISBN:
9780191730887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296910.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Beginning with a discussion of the idea of the colonial frontier, the chapter moves to a historical account of the formation of white Australia in the second half of the 19th century. It focuses ... More


Geopolitics as Foreign Policy

Itty Abraham

in How India Became Territorial: Foreign Policy, Diaspora, Geopolitics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804791632
eISBN:
9780804792684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791632.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines geopolitics as a territorializing practice of foreign policy. It begins with an account of imperial geopolitics, with an eye to showing the continuities between colonial and ... More


Conclusion: Dynamics of the Southeastern Inka Frontier

Sonia Alconini

in Southeast Inka Frontiers: Boundaries and Interactions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062914
eISBN:
9780813059631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062914.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 8 draws conclusions about the dynamics of the Southeastern Inka frontier in light of existing imperial frontier models. In this section, the similarities and differences of both regions are ... More


Hell Walks and Star Treks

April D. DeConick

in The Gnostic New Age: How a Countercultural Spirituality Revolutionized Religion from Antiquity to Today

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231170765
eISBN:
9780231542043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170765.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Elaborate second- and third-century Christian Gnostic movements; Basilidians, Peratics; Ophians; Naassenes; Platonic Sethians; soul-journeys through hell and through the star system as initiatory ... More


Reference to London

A.G. Noorani

in India–China Boundary Problem 1846–1947

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070689
eISBN:
9780199081202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070689.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on diplomatic exchanges regarding the so-called ‘no man's land’, which refers to a barren tract between the Chinese and Indian boundaries. It presents correspondence wherein ... More


The Cant of Conquest: Tusi Offices and China’s Political Incorporation of the Southwest Frontier

John E. Herman

in Empire at the Margins: Culture, Ethnicity, and Frontier in Early Modern China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230156
eISBN:
9780520927537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230156.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines several sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Chinese texts on Guizhou province to see how the evolution of Chinese knowledge of Guizhou and its inhabitants represented China's ... More


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