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Writers and the Audience: Legal Provisions and Public Discourse

Ekaterina Pravilova

in A Public Empire: Property and the Quest for the Common Good in Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159058
eISBN:
9781400850266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159058.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the development of copyright in Russia, focusing on one aspect of the debates—the balance of the private interests of the author (as a producer of material and immaterial ... More


Recasting the Media System: Network Convergence and Digital TV

Yu Hong

in Networking China: The Digital Transformation of the Chinese Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040917
eISBN:
9780252099434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040917.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter argues that the 2008 global economic crisis and the economic restructuring that followed have accelerated state-led digitization, corporation, and capital accumulation within the state ... More


The Insistent Pull of Politics

Timothy B. Weston

in The Power of Position: Beijing University, Intellectuals, and Chinese Political Culture, 1898-1929

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237674
eISBN:
9780520929906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237674.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Cai Yuanpei clearly believed that fundamental cultural and social reform was a long-term process built on a foundation of new and reordered knowledge, but he also believed that intellectuals were the ... More


Organizing the Village

Kate Merkel-Hess

in The Rural Modern: Reconstructing the Self and State in Republican China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226383279
eISBN:
9780226383309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226383309.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Like reformers in many other places around the world, early twentieth century Chinese intellectuals believed rural China was disorganized, a state of being that was unnatural and the direct result of ... More


Our Oldest Task: Making Sense of Our Place in Nature

Eric T. Freyfogle

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226326399
eISBN:
9780226326429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326429.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Our environmental ills are due to the ways we interact with nature, variously using it appropriately and abusing it. These interactions, in turn, are much influenced by—their root causes are found ... More


The Moment of Opportunity

Adeeb Khalid

in Making Uzbekistan: Nation, Empire, and Revolution in the Early USSR

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454097
eISBN:
9781501701351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454097.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter narrates the events that happened after the fall of the Tsarist Autocracy in February 1917. The abdication of the tsar was universally acclaimed as the dawn of liberty—the beginning of a ... More


The Great Muslim Teacher Wars

James H. Meyer

in Turks Across Empires: Marketing Muslim Identity in the Russian-Ottoman Borderlands, 1856–1914

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198725145
eISBN:
9780191792564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725145.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at another consequence of late nineteenth-century developments: the emergence of cultural civil wars within Muslim communities. Matters pertaining to education were not simply the ... More


Liberal Culture in a Gilded Age

Leslie Butler

in Critical Americans: Victorian Intellectuals and Transatlantic Liberal Reform

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830840
eISBN:
9781469606125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877579_butler.8
Subject:
History, Cultural History

After emancipation and national reunion had been achieved, the American liberal critics returned to their earlier work on cultural reform. This chapter focuses on the Gilded Age project that liberal ... More


Turks Across Empires: Marketing Muslim Identity in the Russian-Ottoman Borderlands, 1856–1914

James H. Meyer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198725145
eISBN:
9780191792564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725145.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book traces the paths of Muslim community activists from Russia who followed a wave of revolutions unfolding in Russia (1905), Iran (1906), and the Ottoman Empire (1908). Centered on the lives ... More


Victorian Relativity: Radical Thought and Scientific Discovery

Christopher Herbert

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226327327
eISBN:
9780226327365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226327365.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

One of the articles of faith of twentieth-century intellectual history is that the theory of relativity in physics sprang in its essentials from the unaided genius of Albert Einstein; another is that ... More


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