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Why Have You Come Here?: The Jesuits and the First Evangelization of Native America

Nicholas P. Cushner

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195307566
eISBN:
9780199784936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195307569.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book tells the story of how the 16th-century religious conquerors of America attempted to change the belief systems of the Native Americans. To what degree did they succeed or fail? And why? The ... More


Historical Research

Elizabeth Ann Danto

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333060
eISBN:
9780199864119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333060.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

What, exactly, was the Charity Organization Society? Was it a cluster of affluent women imposing their moral propriety on the poor in the early 20th century? Or was it the first concerted effort to ... More


Sincerity and Truth: Essays on Arnauld, Bayle, and Toleration

John Kilcullen

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198266914
eISBN:
9780191683114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266914.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The chapters in this book reflect upon Pierre Bayle's Philosophical Commentary on the Words of the Gospel ‘Compel them to come in’, which appeared in parts in 1686–88, a classic statement of the case ... More


The Soviet Elite from Lenin to Gorbachev: The Central Committee and its Members 1917-1991

Evan Mawdsley and Stephen White

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297383
eISBN:
9780191599842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297386.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

The USSR was dominated by its ruling Communist Party, and the party was in turn dominated by a political elite that was represented in its Central Committee. Nearly two thousand individuals were ... More


The Field Research Survival Guide

Arlene Rubin Stiffman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195325522
eISBN:
9780199893850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325522.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This collection of field research narratives from veteran social and behavioral science researchers acknowledges the unpredictability of managing a project, and candidly illustrates real-world ... More


The People's Artist: Prokofiev's Soviet Years

Simon Morrison

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195181678
eISBN:
9780199870806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181678.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In 1936, Sergey Prokofiev relocated from France to Soviet Russia, a period marked by the marshalling of musical activities under the auspices of the All-Union Committee on Arts Affairs. The composer, ... More


Creswell Photographs Re-examined: New Perspectives on Islamic Architecture

Bernard O'Kane (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162442
eISBN:
9781617970115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162442.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The Creswell photographic archive at the American University in Cairo is an invaluable resource of over 12,000 printed images of Islamic architecture, mainly in Cairo, but also including buildings in ... More


The Making of a World Religion: Confucianism and the Emergence of Comparative Religion as a Discipline in the Nineteenth Century

Anna Sun

in Confucianism as a World Religion: Contested Histories and Contemporary Realities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155579
eISBN:
9781400846085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155579.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter analyzes the connection between the making of Confucianism as a religion and the emergence of comparative religion as a discipline, based primarily on extensive archival research ... More


Sylvia Plath's Fiction: A Critical Study

Luke Ferretter

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625093
eISBN:
9780748671694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625093.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This is the first study devoted to Sylvia Plath's fiction. Plath wrote fiction throughout her life, in a wide variety of genres, including women's magazine romances, New Yorker stories, comedy, ... More


Digital Transmission of Language and Culture: Rethinking Pedagogical Models for E‐Learning

D. Victoria Rau and Meng‐Chien Yang

in Endangered Languages of Austronesia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199544547
eISBN:
9780191720260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544547.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses the development of e-learning materials for Yami, an endangered Austronesian language of Taiwan. It outlines their pedagogical model that integrates digital archiving with ... More


Latin Epigraphy and the IT Revolution

John Bodel

in Epigraphy and the Historical Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265062
eISBN:
9780191754173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265062.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Since the appearance in 1975 of John Jory's Key Word in Context index to volume VI of CIL, computer applications and databases have had a major influence on epigraphic studies. While an initial ... More


Panel discussion: ways forward and major challenges

Maxine Berg

in Writing the History of the Global: Challenges for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265321
eISBN:
9780191760495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265321.003.0013
Subject:
History, Historiography

John Darwin has assessed the contributions offered by archives of imperial history in analysing connections, interpretations, and control of empires over their conquered territories. Megan Vaughan ... More


The Business Strategy of Booker T. Washington: Its Development and Implementation

Michael B. Boston

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034737
eISBN:
9780813038193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034737.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book offers a radical departure from other interpretations of Booker T. Washington by focusing on his business ideas and practices. More specifically, the book examines Washington as an ... More


The Multons and Frampton

Peter Coss

in The Foundations of Gentry Life: The Multons of Frampton and their World 1270-1370

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560004
eISBN:
9780191723094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560004.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter briefly reviews the range of sources that are available for the study of gentry history and introduces the families with which the study will be primarily concerned. The study focuses on ... More


Information Management Standards and Strategies for Net Primary Production Data

Kristin L. Vanderbilt and William K. Michener

in Principles and Standards for Measuring Primary Production

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195168662
eISBN:
9780199790128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168662.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Sound information management is a critical component of any primary production measurement program to avoid loss of valuable information over time. This chapter provides recommended protocols for ... More


The Future and Legal Issues

Donald Maurice

in Bartók's Viola Concerto: The Remarkable Story of His Swansong

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195156904
eISBN:
9780199868339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156904.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores the complexities of copyright law, highlighting the extraordinary uniqueness of the circumstances that surround this work. With two wills (Hungarian and American), differing ... More


 Inside the Shöyul

Charles Ramble

in The Navel of the Demoness: Tibetan Buddhism and Civil Religion in Highland Nepal

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195154146
eISBN:
9780199868513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154146.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The five settlements that constitute the Shöyul are different from the other 14 communities of Baragaon inasmuch as they are a cultural “island” that partly resisted the Tibetanisation of the region ... More


 From Clans to Households in Te

Charles Ramble

in The Navel of the Demoness: Tibetan Buddhism and Civil Religion in Highland Nepal

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195154146
eISBN:
9780199868513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154146.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

While the preceding chapters have explored the external influences that have contributed to the emergence of the community of Te, the focus now shifts to the village itself. A description of the ... More


 The Encounter with Buddhism

Charles Ramble

in The Navel of the Demoness: Tibetan Buddhism and Civil Religion in Highland Nepal

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195154146
eISBN:
9780199868513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154146.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The encounter between Himalayan communities and Buddhism is sometimes oversimplified both in ethnographic studies and in the autobiographical accounts of missionary lamas. Buddhism has come to Te not ... More


Archives and Information in the Early Modern World

Kate Peters, Alexandra Walsham, and Liesbeth Corens (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780197266250
eISBN:
9780191869181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266250.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This volume investigates the relationship between archives and information in the early modern world. It explores how the physical documentation that proliferated on an unprecedented scale between ... More


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