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Joseph Smith, Jr.: Reappraisals After Two Centuries

Reid L. Neilson and Terryl L. Givens (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369786
eISBN:
9780199871292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369786.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Mormon founder Joseph Smith is one of the most controversial figures of 19th-century American history, and a virtually inexhaustible subject for analysis. In this book, fifteen scholars offer their ... More


Introduction

Reid L. Neilson and Terryl L. Givens

in Joseph Smith, Jr.: Reappraisals After Two Centuries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369786
eISBN:
9780199871292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369786.003.001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As scholars of the American religious past and present continue to move away from the consensus model, in which the upstart Latter-day Saint tradition had no real fit, and embrace conflict, contact, ... More


Stakeholders’ Perspectives

Don Rose and Cam Patterson

in Research To Revenue: A Practical Guide to University Start-Ups

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625263
eISBN:
9781469625287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625263.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

In a university startup ecosystem, there are a number of stakeholders. The faculty founder is one of the key stakeholders, being one of the inventors of the innovation, a founder of the startup, and ... More


Retold Tales: Repeated Narratives as a Resource for Institutional Remembering

Charlotte Linde

in Working the Past: Narrative and Institutional Memory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195140286
eISBN:
9780199871247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140286.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter defines a key class of narratives: the retold tale. These are narratives told by a speaker who was not a participant in the events narrated, but heard them from someone else. These ... More


Multiple Versions of MidWest's History

Charlotte Linde

in Working the Past: Narrative and Institutional Memory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195140286
eISBN:
9780199871247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140286.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter analyzes five temporally complete tellings of the history of MidWest, and posits the existence of a core story repertoire, the set of retold tales that are most frequently told. These ... More


EVOLUTION AND GENETICS

Ted R. Anderson

in Biology of the Ubiquitous House Sparrow: From Genes to Populations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304114
eISBN:
9780199790012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304114.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter summarizes the results of studies examining the adaptive changes in introduced populations of House Sparrows, including the classic study of natural selection by Hermon Bumpus. Clinal ... More


Launching Magazines

Heather A. Haveman

in Magazines and the Making of America: Modernization, Community, and Print Culture, 1741-1860

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164403
eISBN:
9781400873883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164403.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter examines the evolution of magazines in America from the mid-eighteenth to the mid-nineteenth centuries, with particular emphasis on who launched them and and why they did so. It also ... More


Founder Group Company: The Changing Organization of Innovation

Qiwen Lu

in China's Leap into the Information Age: Innovation and Organization in the Computer Industry

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295372
eISBN:
9780191685101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295372.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Innovation

The Founder Group Company has been leading the world in pictographic-language electronic publishing systems technology. With its experience in developing sophisticated pictographic font-processing ... More


The Genetics of Exotic Bird Introductions

Tim M. Blackburn, Julie L. Lockwood, and Phillip Cassey

in Avian Invasions: The Ecology and Evolution of Exotic Birds

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199232543
eISBN:
9780191715983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232543.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter considers the long-term outcomes of exotic bird establishment in terms of the propensity for evolution in exotic bird populations. It shows that exotic birds have occasionally lost ... More


ALL THINGS MADE NEW: The End of the Heroic Age

Gregory A. Wills

in Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1859-2009

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195377149
eISBN:
9780199869497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377149.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter focuses on the many difficulties and changes experienced by the seminary's following its move to Louisville, Kentucky, in 1877. By 1895, none of the seminary's founders remained, marking ... More


Competence

Youssef Cassis

in Big Business: The European Experience in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296065
eISBN:
9780191596056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296061.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

It looks into the shaping of businessmen's individual skills from a comparative perspective. Particular attention is given to family and socio‐professional backgrounds (whether they were founders, ... More


The Leader, the Legislator, the Prince, and the Patriot

Mark Philp and Z. A. Pelczynski

in Machiavelli, Hobbes, and Rousseau

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199645060
eISBN:
9780191741616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645060.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Machiavelli is concerned that the prince grounds his authority in the support of the people, rather than merely the rich, since their vices are fewer. Machiavelli gives more detailed attention to the ... More


The Funder as Founder: Ethical Considerations of the Philanthropic Creation of Nonprofit Organizations *

James Shulman

in Giving Well: The Ethics of Philanthropy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199739073
eISBN:
9780199855872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739073.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Using the case study method, and an analogy with venture capital, this chapter explores the ethical and practical implications of high‐engagement philanthropy, or funder‐founder philanthropy. Among ... More


China's Leap into the Information Age: Innovation and Organization in the Computer Industry

Qiwen Lu

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295372
eISBN:
9780191685101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295372.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Innovation

This book provides the first in-depth analysis of how four innovative Chinese electronics enterprises — the Stone Group, the Legend Computer Group, the Founder Group, and the China Great Wall ... More


Twilight of the Republic: Empire and Exceptionalism in the American Political Tradition

Justin B. Litke

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142203
eISBN:
9780813142234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142203.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Taking issue with the way scholarship on American exceptionalism has been conducted for the past few decades, Litke argues that examining the term and idea reveals a profound shift in Americans’ ... More


Evolving Toward Product and Market-Orientation

Edward B. Roberts

in Entrepreneurs in High Technology: Lessons from MIT and Beyond

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195067040
eISBN:
9780199854837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195067040.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Evolution of both the founders and their firms is necessary for companies to benefit from experiential learning and to adapt to environmental changes in technologies and markets. Subsequently, ... More


Learning and Innovation in a Transitional Economy

Qiwen Lu

in China's Leap into the Information Age: Innovation and Organization in the Computer Industry

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295372
eISBN:
9780191685101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295372.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Innovation

This chapter analyses the growth of the Chinese computer market and how Chinese companies are able to catch up in a high-tech industrial sector such as computers. It provides an overview of the case ... More


Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character

Roger G. Kennedy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140552
eISBN:
9780199848775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140552.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book restores Aaron Burr to his place as a central figure in the founding of the American Republic. Abolitionist, proto-feminist, friend to such Indian leaders as Joseph Brant, Burr was ... More


‘Advancing the Interests of the College’ (1744–53)

Wilfrid Prest

in William Blackstone: Law and Letters in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199550296
eISBN:
9780191720925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550296.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Blackstone made major contributions to All Souls while holding various college administrative offices, posts which provided him with both much needed income, as also the psychological satisfaction of ... More


The History of the Development of Social Work

Lynne M. Healy

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter summarizes the beginnings of social work in diverse parts of the world. It discusses ways in which professionals have addressed common challenges and tensions, including ... More


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