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Queen Of The Battlefield

Eric Dorn Brose

in The Kaiser's Army: Technological, Tactical, and Operational Dilemmas in Germany During the Machine Age 1870-1918

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195143355
eISBN:
9780199872015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143355.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter presents a picture of the German Army in the mid-1880s. At the apex was a gerontocracy headed by Kaiser William, Helmuth von Moltke, and 18 aging corps commanders whom the sentimental ... More


The Nineteenth Century: A Protestant Catholic and Catholic Protestants

Patricia Appelbaum

in St. Francis of America: How a Thirteenth-Century Friar Became America's Most Popular Saint

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623740
eISBN:
9781469624990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623740.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explains how Francis became familiar to American non-Catholics during the second half of the nineteenth century. It lays out contextual factors and broad cultural currents, most notably ... More


Gandhi’s Radicalism: An Interpretation

Akeel Bilgrami

in Beyond the Secular West

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231170802
eISBN:
9780231541015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170802.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Bilgrami argues that Gandhi’s seeming antimodernism and radicalism can be reconciled through reference to the early modern European dissenting tradition, complicating the periodization of secularism ... More


The Buddha in the Machine: Art, Technology, and the Meeting of East and West

R. John Williams

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194470
eISBN:
9780300206579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194470.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The writers and artists described in this book are joined by a desire to embrace “Eastern” aesthetics as a means of redeeming “Western” technoculture. The assumption they all share is that at the ... More


Rural Romance and Refuge from Civilization

Shafqat Hussain

in Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter explores the construction of Hunza's remoteness within the discourse of antimodernism. During the mid-twentieth century, a number of Western medical doctors and farmers visited the ... More


Modernisms Literary and Theological

Una M. Cadegan

in All Good Books Are Catholic Books: Print Culture, Censorship, and Modernity in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451126
eISBN:
9780801468988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451126.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the question of “modernism” as the subject of theological debate and ecclesiastical condemnation and in relation to contemporary literary life. It first considers the ... More


Mastering the Machine: Technology and the Racial Logic of Jack London's Asia

R. John Williams

in The Buddha in the Machine: Art, Technology, and the Meeting of East and West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194470
eISBN:
9780300206579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194470.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter argues that one of Jack London's most consistent concerns throughout his career was the place of the machine in modern life, and his engagements with the discourses of racial formation ... More


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