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The Resurrection as a Historical Event

Carnley Peter

in The Structure of Resurrection Belief

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267560
eISBN:
9780191683299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267560.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

For several centuries, the understanding of the resurrection of God was often seen as a historical event, and this perception remained unchallenged for years. The resurrection of Christ was deemed an ... More


Causation

Hidemi Suganami

in On the Causes of War

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273387
eISBN:
9780191684043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273387.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the outcomes of various historical investigations into the causes of particular wars. First, it analyses three common theories of the concept of causation. The first theory ... More


Writing to Remember: The Role of the Survivor

Zoe Vania Waxman

in Writing the Holocaust: Identity, Testimony, Representation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541546
eISBN:
9780191709739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541546.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter charts the path of the ‘liberated prisoners’ and their gradual re-categorization over time, first as ‘Displaced Persons’, and eventually as ‘survivors’. It shows how the post-war ... More


Thucydides as ‘Reader’ of Herodotus

Philip A. Stadter

in Thucydides and Herodotus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199593262
eISBN:
9780191752261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593262.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter shows that Thucydides, like Herodotus, resolved to write a work that would bring out the role of human nature in historical events. He intended, however, to express himself even more ... More


Cold War US Foreign Policy: Key Perspectives

Steven Hurst

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620791
eISBN:
9780748652686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620791.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book provides a comprehensive description and critique of the six most important historical interpretations of US Cold War foreign policy: traditionalism, revisionism, post-revisionism, ... More


The Geopolitical Orbits of Ancient India: The Geographical Frames of the Ancient Indian Dynasties

Dilip K. Chakrabarti

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069898
eISBN:
9780199080052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069898.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book explores how the political history of ancient India has transpired in various geographical orbits, the definition of which has long bothered scholars. Contrary to widely held assumptions, ... More


Conclusion

Mariane C. Ferme

in The Underneath of Things: Violence, History, and the Everyday in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225428
eISBN:
9780520925717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225428.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the links between a violent historical and political legacy and a cultural order of dissimulation in the Mende-speaking southeastern ... More


Kims’ Dilemma and the Politics of Rivalry: An A nalysis of the Democratic Opening and the 1987 Presidential Election

HeeMin Kim

in Korean Democracy in Transition: A Rational Blueprint for Developing Societies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129945
eISBN:
9780813135748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129945.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks at two seemingly strange events which occurred before the presidential election in South Korea in 1987. This chapter attempts to analyze, from the rational choice framework, the ... More


Moved by the Past: Discontinuity and Historical Mutation

Eelco Runia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168205
eISBN:
9780231537575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168205.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

Historians go to great lengths to avoid confronting discontinuity, searching for explanations as to why such events as the fall of the Berlin Wall, George W. Bush's invasion of Iraq, and the ... More


‘Last Confessions and Dying Words’:: The Heart of Mid-Lothian

Alison Lumsden

in Walter Scott and the Limits of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641536
eISBN:
9780748651610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641536.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses The Heart of Mid-Lothian, which is unlike Scott's earlier fiction, in the sense that it is less concerned with the recovery of the past. This fiction deals with no major ... More


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