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Hung Parliaments and Proportional Representation

Vernon Bogdanor

in The Monarchy and the Constitution

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293347
eISBN:
9780191598821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293348.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Despite Britain's first past the post‐electoral system, which generally produces single‐party majorities, Britain has become more politically fragmented in recent years. This makes a hung ... More


The Late Period: Outpost Administrator or Brilliant Innovator?

Steven Heine

in Did Dogen Go to China?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305708
eISBN:
9780199784776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305701.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter explores the late stage of Dōgen’s career. This stage is divided into two sub-periods. The first is the early late period (1246-1248) extending from the mission to Kamakura until Dōgen’s ... More


Hang Seng Bank

Stanley S.K. Kwan and Nicole Kwan

in The Dragon and the Crown: Hong Kong Memoirs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099555
eISBN:
9789882207530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099555.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter chronicles Stanley Kwan's introduction to the Hang Seng Bank, a Chinese bank which was just beginning to expand in the world market. After years of being employed in jobs that were ... More


The Hang Hau (Clear Water Bay) Peninsula

John Strickland

in Southern District Officer Reports: Islands and Villages in Rural Hong Kong, 1910-60

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028382
eISBN:
9789882207400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028382.003.0092
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides reports of administrative officers' visits to the Hang Hau (Clear Water Bay) Peninsula which is composed of Hang Hau, Ma Yau Tong, Mau Wu Tsai, Rennie's Mill, Yau Yu Wan, Tseung ... More


Experimental techniques: sample preparation

Dennis Sherwood and Jon Cooper

in Crystals, X-rays and Proteins: Comprehensive Protein Crystallography

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199559046
eISBN:
9780191595028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559046.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This chapter discusses the basic molecular biology of cloning a gene of interest and expressing the corresponding protein in a suitable host. It covers the principles underlying protein purification ... More


Hanging Wood and Tothill Fields

Janet Semple

in Bentham's Prison: A Study of the Panopticon Penitentiary

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273875
eISBN:
9780191684074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273875.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the problems in the acquisition of an appropriate site for Jeremy Bentham's proposed panopticon prison in England. In July 1796, Bentham found a potential site called Hanging ... More


Anglo-Saxon, Irish and British Relations: Hanging-Bowls Reconsidered

Susan Youngs

in Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264508
eISBN:
9780191734120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264508.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the origin of the enamelled hanging-bowls discovered in Sutton Hoo and their implications for understanding Anglo-Saxon, Irish, and British relations. It suggests that such ... More


Herodotus and his World: Essays from a Conference in Memory of George Forrest

Peter Derow and Robert Parker (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253746
eISBN:
9780191719745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253746.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book contains detailed studies of a number of individual passages and episodes (which always turn out to have wider ramifications for the understanding of Herodotus or for the history of the ... More


‘Two Souls in My Breast:’ Trial and Execution

Catherine Epstein

in Model Nazi: Arthur Greiser and the Occupation of Western Poland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199546411
eISBN:
9780191701429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546411.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Greiser's Polish trial. When Greiser fled the Warthegau, his active life as a Nazi official was over. He spent the rest of his life defending his past actions to Nazi leaders ... More


The Body

Alexander Murray

in Suicide in the Middle Ages: Volume ii: The Curse on Self-Murder

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207313
eISBN:
9780191677625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207313.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

This chapter examines what people did after discovering a suicide, focusing on the corpse or the body. Whatever was done with the body had to be done with speed. Instant burials of suicides sometimes ... More


In the Classroom Laboratory

Klaus Hentschel

in Mapping the Spectrum: Techniques of Visual Representation in Research and Teaching

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198509530
eISBN:
9780191709050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509530.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Visual science cultures only stabilize if routine methods of teaching Gestalt-seeing, pattern recognition, and other visual skills are taught effectively in the classroom, in laboratory sessions or ... More


The Many Shades of Pain and Punishment in the Spanish Atlantic

Victor M. Uribe-Uran

in Fatal Love: Spousal Killers, Law, and Punishment in the Late Colonial Spanish Atlantic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794633
eISBN:
9780804796316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794633.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Turns attention to punishments by considering encubamiento and confinement, the decline of judicial torture, and harshness against mixed-races. It shows the overall decline of the death penalty, the ... More


India

Lakshmi Vijayakumar

in Suicide in Asia: Causes and Prevention

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099425
eISBN:
9789882207431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099425.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter provides an epidemiological profile of suicide in India. Over 100,000 people commit suicide every year in India. The suicide rate increased in 1982 by 64% from between 6 and 7 per ... More


The Chinese Buried in the Hong Kong Cemetery

Patricia Lim

in Forgotten Souls: A Social History of the Hong Kong Cemetery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099906
eISBN:
9789882207714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099906.003.0026
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the Chinese in the Hong Kong Cemetery, who represent a small but important minority group. The chapter categorizes them into seven distinct groups, namely: Chinese women ... More


Hang-Dog Looks: From Subjects at Law to Objects of Science in Animal Trials

Laurie Shannon

in The Accommodated Animal: Cosmopolity in Shakespearean Locales

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924168
eISBN:
9780226924182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924182.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

A “hang-dog look” refers to the conscious look of guilt, or the fear and anticipation of punishment or shame, and is a deflated look often describing human defendants in courtrooms and the ordinary ... More


Roots

Stanley S.K. Kwan and Nicole Kwan

in The Dragon and the Crown: Hong Kong Memoirs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099555
eISBN:
9789882207530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099555.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter offers a glimpse into the life of Stanley Kwan. The founder of the Hang Seng Index, Stanley Kwan was not a banker in the beginning. Born to a traditional family of bankers, banking ... More


New China

Stanley S.K. Kwan and Nicole Kwan

in The Dragon and the Crown: Hong Kong Memoirs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099555
eISBN:
9789882207530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099555.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses China's condition after the Japanese invasion, after the civil war between the Nationalists and Communists, and after the establishment of the People's Republic of China. In ... More


Recollections and reflections by key players in the disturbances

Gary Ka-wai Cheung

in Hong Kong's Watershed: The 1967 Riots

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090897
eISBN:
9789882207011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090897.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the views and beliefs of some of the key players in the 1967 disturbances. These men were Jack Cater (personal assistant of the governor), Liang Shangyuan (former director of ... More


April 1899: The War

Patrick H. Hase

in The Six-Day War of 1899: Hong Kong in the Age of Imperialism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098992
eISBN:
9789882207592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098992.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter starts by considering the burning of the matsheds during 3 and 14 April. The action on 15 April (Battle of Mui Shue Hang) is described. While this Battle of Mui Shue Hang was ... More


Blake and Lockhart: Conflicts and Casualties

Patrick H. Hase

in The Six-Day War of 1899: Hong Kong in the Age of Imperialism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098992
eISBN:
9789882207592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098992.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

James Stewart Lockhart said that with regard to the Battle of Mui Shue Hang: “It is impossible to ascertain whether there were any casualties”. It is entirely probable that the Ping Shan people and ... More


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