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Interregnum (2000–2002)

Thomas F. Farr

in World of Faith and Freedom: Why International Religious Liberty Is Vital to American National Security

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195179958
eISBN:
9780199869749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179958.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

With the 2000 election of George W. Bush expectations were high among supporters of an energetic IRF policy. Events, however, were soon to disappoint them. It quickly became apparent that the new ... More


Multiscale Approximation and Multiresolution

Karsten Urban

in Wavelet Methods for Elliptic Partial Differential Equations

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780198526056
eISBN:
9780191712340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526056.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

This chapter considers a piecewise constant approximation of a given function and introduces the Haar system for that purpose. This is compared with a piecewise linear approximation, highlighting ... More


The Strategy of the Lloyd George Coalition, 1916–1918

David French

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205593
eISBN:
9780191676680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205593.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The popular image of the First World War is dominated by two misconceptions. The first holds that the war was an exercise in futility in which incompetent upper class generals callously sacrificed an ... More


Fezzes and Hats

Sarah D. Shields

in Fezzes in the River: Identity Politics and European Diplomacy in the Middle East on the Eve of World War II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393316
eISBN:
9780199894376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393316.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History, European Modern History

When Syria’s political leaders left Paris in the fall of 1936, their focus was on the new Franco-Syrian Treaty that promised their independence. On stopping in Istanbul en route to their triumphant ... More


Accessorizing the Body: Habits of Being I

Cristina Giorcelli and Paula Rabinowitz (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675784
eISBN:
9781452946337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675784.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The first in the four-part series, this book charts the social, cultural, and political expression of clothing as seen on the street and in museums, in films and literature, and in advertisements and ... More


“Here before Christ”: Fur Trade, the “Beaver Republic” (Hudson’s Bay Company), and Fur Trapping Today

Dietland Müller-Schwarze

in The Beaver: Its Life and Impact

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450105
eISBN:
9780801460869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450105.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter examines the historical impact of fur trapping and fur trade on beaver populations. The beaver has lured fur trappers and traders more and more deeply into the northern wilderness from ... More


“Representation”: Schopenhauer and the Reality-Status of the World

Stephen Cross

in Schopenhauer's Encounter with Indian Thought: Representation and Will and Their Indian Parallels

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837358
eISBN:
9780824871048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837358.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the main features of Arthur Schopenhauer’s doctrine of the world as representation, with particular emphasis on his thoughts about the reality-status of the world. The discovery ... More


The Palms

Jan Brokken

in The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461855
eISBN:
9781626740914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter portrays the prominent musical dynasty of Curacao’s Palm family. Jan Gerard Palm (1831-1906), Shon Dodo Palm. (1880-1950), John Palm (1885-1925), Jacobo Palm (1887-1982), Edgar Palm ... More


Domestic Violence in “The Purple Hat,” “Magic,” and “The Doll”

Noel Polk

in Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110843
eISBN:
9781604733235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110843.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Violence is pervasive in Eudora Welty’s fiction, a normal part of women’s everyday experience. This chapter offers a reading of Welty’s short stories “The Purple Hat,” “Magic,” and “The Doll,” all ... More


. Accounts of Past Happenings and the Challenge to Investigate

Michael Kinsella

in Legend-Tripping Online: Supernatural Folklore and the Search for Ong's Hat

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739831
eISBN:
9781604739848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739831.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter focuses on the Incunabula Papers and the legend-tripping performance that arose from their online circulation. It examines the two documents that comprise the Incunabula Papers as well ... More


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