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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


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