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Introduction

Sherman A. Jackson

in Islam and the Blackamerican: Looking toward the Third Resurrection

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195180817
eISBN:
9780199850259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180817.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about ideological encounter between Islam and African Americans. The book traces the history of the proto-Islamic black-nationalist spin-off ... More


Genetic Geographies: The Trouble with Ancestry

Catherine Nash

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816690633
eISBN:
9781452950723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690633.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

What might be wrong with genetic accounts of personal or shared ancestry and origins? Genetic studies are often presented as valuable ways of understanding where we come from and how people are ... More


The Portable Rousseau: Principle of Selection

Martin McQuillan

in The Paul De Man Notebooks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748641048
eISBN:
9781474400954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641048.003.0032
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The principle of selection for Paul de Man's volume The Portable Rousseau is presented. The selection combines the theoretical side of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's thought with the more purely literary ... More


Afterword

Martin Bernal

in African Athena: New Agendas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199595006
eISBN:
9780191731464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595006.003.0024
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

This afterword is an autobiographical survey or analysis of the background to the three volume series Black Athena. It treats the author's earlier concerns with cultural contacts between Europe and ... More


The Panama Syndrome and the Origins of Deep Contradictions

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Diversity and Occasional Anarchy: On Deep Economic and Social Contradictions in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In a 2010 press conference, Premier Wen Jiabao said that Hong Kong has a number of deep contradictions that had to be tackled. He spoke of five principal issues that Hong Kong had to face in the ... More


Why Do People Build Monuments? Late Archaic Platform Mounds in the Norte Chico

Jonathan Haas and Winifred Creamer

in Early New World Monumentality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038087
eISBN:
9780813043128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038087.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Norte Chico region witnessed an early florescence of mound construction at more than 30 Late Archaic (3000 to 1800 B.C.) sites in an area of only 1800 sq km. Each of these sites has from 1 to 7 ... More


Republicans and Race: 1921–1932

Jonathan Bean

in Race and Liberty in America: The Essential Reader

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125459
eISBN:
9780813135205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125459.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the 1920s, lynching and mob violence still existed, terrorizing African Americans in the South, and occasionally the North and West. The Ku Klux Klan (KKK) revived in a new form, attacking not ... More


Americanization versus Restriction: Immigrant Social Welfare Policy in New York, California, and Massachusetts, 1919–1929

Christina A. Ziegler-McPherson

in Americanization in the States: Immigrant Social Welfare Policy, Citizenship, and National Identity in the United States, 19081929

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033617
eISBN:
9780813039718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033617.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

In the 1920s, as the national obsession about immigrant loyalty and the meaning of American citizenship peaked and then ebbed in favor of immigration restriction, pro-immigration progressives ... More


A Lying World Order: Political Deception and The Threat of Totalitarianism

Peg Birmingham

in Thinking in Dark Times: Hannah Arendt on Ethics and Politics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230754
eISBN:
9780823235858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230754.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses the question whether totalitarianism is a threat today. It considers one element of totalitarianism that Hannah Arendt was herself very concerned ... More


‘We Refugees’: Hannah Arendt and the Perplexities of Human Rights

Lyndsey Stonebridge

in The Judicial Imagination: Writing After Nuremberg

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642359
eISBN:
9780748652150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642359.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Hannah Arendt later adopted Arthur Koestler's uncompromising title in her description of Europe's refugee population in The Origins of Totalitarianism. In Origins, she developed one of the most ... More


“The Odium of Doubtfulness”: Or the Vicissitudes of Arendt’s Metaphorical Thinking

Martin Blumenthal-Barby

in Inconceivable Effects: Ethics through Twentieth-Century German Literature, Thought, and Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801478123
eISBN:
9780801467394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801478123.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter focuses on Hannah Arendt’s study of the question of “style” in historiographical narration. It analyzes Arendt’s book, Origins of Totalitarianism, and determines her own style, while ... More


The genesis

Wacks Raymond

in Privacy and Media Freedom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199668656
eISBN:
9780191748714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668656.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The origins of the right of privacy are traced from Warren and Brandeis’s celebrated 1890 essay, through the development of Prosser’s four privacy torts in US law, and the constitutional application ... More


A Break in the Storm

Peter J. Westwick

in Into the Black: JPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110753
eISBN:
9780300134582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110753.003.0017
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the discovery in 1996 of a meteorite on Earth—one with possible traces of Martian microbes—that sparked a new program, called Origins. This program laid out transcendent goals ... More


Island Lives

Andrew Pearson

in Distant freedom: "St Helena and the abolition of the slave trade, 1840-1872"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781382837
eISBN:
9781781383957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382837.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter narrates the later lives and experiences of the few hundred liberated Africans who settled permanently on St Helena. Although some left of their own accord during the early 1870s others ... More


The origins of the BBC in Northern Ireland

Robert J. Savage

in The BBC's Irish troubles: Television, conflict and Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719087332
eISBN:
9781781708804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087332.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter traces the origins of the BBC in Northern Ireland, addressing how the radio service developed and maintained a close relationship with the unionist government at Stormont. The chapter ... More


Jean-Jacques Rousseau: The Disentangling of Green Paradoxes

Joseph H. Lane

in Engaging Nature: Environmentalism and the Political Theory Canon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262028059
eISBN:
9780262325264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028059.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Joseph H. Lane Jr. argues that although the works of Jean-Jacques Rousseau individually articulate themes that recur in subsequent environmentalist thought, only through recognizing the ... More


Heidegger’s Parmenides

Alain Badiou

in Division III of Heidegger's Being and Time: The Unanswered Question of Being

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029681
eISBN:
9780262330008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029681.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Adapted from his 1985 seminar on Parmenides, here Badiou challenges the conceptual legend of Parmenides as the founder of philosophy. Badiou considers the reasons for just such a designation of ... More


Continuity: Kinks Not Breaks

Daniel D. Hutto and Erik Myin

in Evolving Enactivism: Basic Minds Meet Content

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036115
eISBN:
9780262339773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036115.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Chapter 6 sets out to show REC can allow for content-involving cognition in nature without itself falling foul of the Hard Problem of Content and without introducing unbridgeable evolutionary ... More


Regarding Perpetrators: Studying Collective Violence

Robert N. Kraft

in Violent Accounts: Understanding the Psychology of Perpetrators through South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479821600
eISBN:
9781479870288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479821600.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter addresses how to conduct meaningful behavioral research on violence. One effective approache is to interview individuals who have actually committed collective violence in the past, and ... More


Human epigenetics prematurely born(e)?

David Wastell and Sue White

in Blinded by Science: The Social Implications of Epigenetics and Neuroscience

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447322337
eISBN:
9781447322351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322337.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapterr shifts the focus from animals to humans, and examines the extant literature on the human epigenome. It reviews seminal work on the impact of natural disasters (such as the Dutch Hunger ... More


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