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Intellectual disability: A conceptual history, 1200-1900

Patrick McDonagh, C. F. Goodey, and Tim Stainton (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526125316
eISBN:
9781526136213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125316.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This collection explores how concepts of intellectual or learning disability evolved from a range of influences, gradually developing from earlier and decidedly distinct concepts, including ‘idiocy’ ... More


Chinese History and Culture: Sixth Century B.C.E. to Seventeenth Century

Ying-shih Yü

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178587
eISBN:
9780231542012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178587.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The recipient of the Kluge Prize for lifetime achievement in the humanities, Ying-shih Yü is a premier scholar of Chinese studies. Chinese History and Culture volumes 1 and 2 bring his extraordinary ... More


Introduction: The Emergent Critical History of Intellectual Disability

Patrick McDonagh, C. F. Goodey, and Tim Stainton

in Intellectual disability: A conceptual history, 1200-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526125316
eISBN:
9781526136213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125316.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Intellectual disability is an unstable concept, and its fundamental instability is magnified when we track its history and relation to other concepts. This introductory chapter explores some of the ... More


Chinese History and Culture: Seventeenth Century Through Twentieth Century

Ying-shih Yü

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178600
eISBN:
9780231542005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178600.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The recipient of the Kluge Prize for lifetime achievement in the humanities, Ying-shih Yü is a premier scholar of Chinese studies. Chinese History and Culture volumes 1 and 2 bring his extraordinary ... More


American Foreign Policy: Studies in Intellectual History

Jean-Francois Drolet and James Dunkerley (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116505
eISBN:
9781526128515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116505.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book brings together international relations scholars, political theorists, and historians to reflect on the intellectual history of American foreign policy since the late nineteenth century. It ... More


Medieval Damascus: Plurality and Diversity in an Arabic Library: The Ashrafiya Library Catalogue

Konrad Hirschler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408776
eISBN:
9781474418812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408776.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The written text was a pervasive feature of cultural practices in the medieval Middle East. At the heart of book circulation stood libraries that experienced a rapid expansion from the twelfth ... More


So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North

Lorien Foote and Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264476
eISBN:
9780823266609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264476.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This edited collection of essays brings together the work of senior and junior scholars to demonstrate how social and cultural tools complement intellectual history. George Fredrickson’s pioneering ... More


Historians and Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era

Lorien Foote

in So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264476
eISBN:
9780823266609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264476.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This essay provides a comprehensive historiography of the scholarly literature on intellectual life in the Civil War–Era North since the publication of George Fredrickson’s The Inner Civil War. It ... More


The Foundations of Natural Morality: On the Compatibility of Natural Rights and the Natural Law

S. Adam Seagrave

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226123431
eISBN:
9780226123578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226123578.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book argues for a concept of natural morality that unites the concepts of natural rights and the natural law in a new and compelling way. Drawing on the thought of John Locke and St. Thomas ... More


John Codman Ropes: A Lawyer’s Historian

Richard F. Miller

in So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264476
eISBN:
9780823266609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264476.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This essay connects the life of John Codman Ropes, lawyer, historian, and founder of the Military Historical Society of Massachusetts, with the society's purposes and the type of Civil War histories ... More


No Exit: Arab Existentialism, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Decolonization

Yoav Di-Capua

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226499741
eISBN:
9780226499888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226499888.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

It is a curious and little-known fact that the largest existentialist scene outside of Europe was in the Middle East. For two long decades, from the end of World War II until the late 1960s, ... More


A New History of the Humanities: The Search for Principles and Patterns from Antiquity to the Present

Rens Bod

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199665211
eISBN:
9780191757471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665211.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This book offers the first overarching history of the humanities from Antiquity to the present. Unlike the sciences and the social sciences, the humanities lack a general history. There are already ... More


Debating the End of History: The Marketplace, Utopia, and the Fragmentation of Intellectual Life

David W. Noble

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680580
eISBN:
9781452948669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680580.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

While other scholars have demonstrated that the global marketplace is timeful and complex and not timeless and simple, my book is unique because I analyze how four academic groups-historians, ... More


Historians against History

David W. Noble

in Debating the End of History: The Marketplace, Utopia, and the Fragmentation of Intellectual Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680580
eISBN:
9781452948669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680580.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

U.S. historians from 1789 to 1945 defined America as a timeless state of nature. They were participants in the world of a transnational bourgeois culture. Historians in England, France, or Sweden ... More


Save a School to Save a Nation: Faculty Responses to the Civil War at Midwestern Universities

Julie Mujic

in So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264476
eISBN:
9780823266609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264476.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines how faculty members at the University of Michigan, the University of Wisconsin, and Indiana University responded to the American Civil War. A Midwestern home-front study, this ... More


Literary Critics Become Cultural Critics

David W. Noble

in Debating the End of History: The Marketplace, Utopia, and the Fragmentation of Intellectual Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680580
eISBN:
9781452948669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680580.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Until 1945 literary critics in the United States shared the belief of historians that middle-class nations were timeless space. American literature was a timeless expression of our national ... More


Ecologists on Why History Will Never End

David W. Noble

in Debating the End of History: The Marketplace, Utopia, and the Fragmentation of Intellectual Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680580
eISBN:
9781452948669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680580.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Geologists in the early nineteenth century contradicted Newton’s thesis that nature is timeless. They were soon joined by biologists and physicists who also were heretics against the modern metaphor ... More


Introduction: A History of Afghan Historiography

Nile Green

in Afghan History Through Afghan Eyes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190247782
eISBN:
9780190492236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247782.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This long chapter provides the first-ever overview of history-writing in Afghanistan from the country’s foundation in the eighteenth century until the early twenty-first century. The chapter ... More


Introduction

S. Adam Seagrave

in The Foundations of Natural Morality: On the Compatibility of Natural Rights and the Natural Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226123431
eISBN:
9780226123578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226123578.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The Introduction frames the argument presented in subsequent chapters against the backdrop of two rival approaches to natural moral foundations and intellectual history: the ... More


Peter the ‘Wild Boy’: What Peter Means to Us

Katie Branch, Clemma Fleat, Nicola Grove, Tim Lumley Smith, and Robin Meader

in Intellectual disability: A conceptual history, 1200-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526125316
eISBN:
9781526136213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125316.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

Peter the Wild Boy was famous in his day as a feral child who provided inspiration and example for philosophical debates about nature and nurture, and the essential qualities of humanity. ... More


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