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MARTIN GOODMAN

in Rabbinic Texts and the History of Late-Roman Palestine

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264744
eISBN:
9780191734663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264744.003.0023
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the application of rabbinic literature in studying the history of late-Roman Palestine. It has been demonstrated that a great deal of ... More


Byzantines and Crusaders in Non-Greek Sources, 1025-1204

Mary Whitby (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263785
eISBN:
9780191734304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263785.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

These chapters survey the range of historical sources from the peoples who collided with the Byzantine Empire during this period of dramatic upheaval. The Empire that had been expanded and ... More


Processing the Past: Contesting Authorities in History and the Archives

Francis X. Blouin, Jr and William G. Rosenberg

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740543
eISBN:
9780199894673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740543.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography, History of Ideas

The worlds of historians and archivists used to converge around shared understandings of “authoritative” history. This book explores the dramatic changes that have split them apart. Written by an ... More


Rabbinic Literature and the History of Judaism in Late Antiquity: Challenges, Methodologies and New Approaches

MOSHE LAVEE

in Rabbinic Texts and the History of Late-Roman Palestine

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264744
eISBN:
9780191734663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264744.003.0019
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the methodologies, new approaches, and challenges in the use of rabbinic literature to study the history of Judaism in late antiquity. It provides some examples that demonstrate ... More


Georgian Sources

Stephen H. Jr. Rapp

in Byzantines and Crusaders in Non-Greek Sources, 1025-1204

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263785
eISBN:
9780191734304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263785.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter discusses Georgian sources, beginning with a section on contemporary narrative historical sources. Comments on their utility for prosopographical data are provided and described, ... More


Analyzing and Interpreting Historical Sources: A Basic Methodology

Matthias Kipping, R. Daniel Wadhwani, and Marcelo Bucheli

in Organizations in Time: History, Theory, Methods

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199646890
eISBN:
9780191756320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646890.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter outlines a methodology for the interpretation of historical sources, helping to realize their full potential for the study of organization, while overcoming their challenges in terms of ... More


Historical Sources and Data

Kenneth Lipartito

in Organizations in Time: History, Theory, Methods

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199646890
eISBN:
9780191756320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646890.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter introduces readers to historical sources and how they may be both useful and challenging in historical research on organizations and markets. The chapter explains how historical sources ... More


with juana canabal antokoletz with juana canabal antokoletz Backgrounds and Development: The New Musical Language and Its Correspondence with Psycho‐Dramatic Principles of Symbolist Opera

Elliott Antokoletz

in Musical Symbolism in the Operas of Debussy and Bartok

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195365825
eISBN:
9780199868865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365825.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter explores the historical sources of dramatic symbolism and its philosophical and psychological foundations, based on new tendencies in literature, psychology, and music. It discusses ... More


The Use of Historical Sources in War and Peace

Dan Ungurianu

in Tolstoy On War: Narrative Art and Historical Truth in “War and Peace”

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448980
eISBN:
9780801465895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448980.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter revisits the historical basis of War and Peace and outlines the scope of Leo Tolstoy's sources, his treatment of historical material, and its implications for the overall artistic system ... More


A Forger Observed

Alfred P. Smyth

in King Alfred the Great

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229896
eISBN:
9780191678936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229896.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter conducts a study of Byrhtferth of Ramsey's working methods and handling of historical sources to shed light on how the Life of King Alfred is constructed. It notes that the Pseudo-Asser ... More


Relighting the Torch of European Antiquity

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0050
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter sheds light on the developments of the Early Middle Ages in Europe. Jacob Burckhardt called the Middle Ages, an era in which the life was very colorful and rich. The remaining historical ... More


Introduction

Nancy Shoemaker

in A Strange Likeness: Becoming Red and White in Eighteenth-Century North America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167924
eISBN:
9780199788996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167924.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book's most valuable sources were the Indian speeches recorded during 18th-century diplomatic councils held between American Indians and Europeans. These speeches give an Indian voice in a time ... More


Majnūn: The Madman in Medieval Islamic Society

Michael W. Dols

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202219
eISBN:
9780191675218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202219.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This is a study of madness in the medieval Islamic world. Using a wide variety of sources from history, literature, and art, the book explores beliefs about madness in Islamic society and examines ... More


Roots of a Network: Theodoret on the Antiochene Clerical Heritage

Adam M. Schor

in Theodoret's People: Social Networks and Religious Conflict in Late Roman Syria

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268623
eISBN:
9780520948617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268623.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the origins of the Antiochene network by analyzing the heritage that Theodoret of Cyrrhus depicted in works of history. It traces Theodoret's account of his heroic predecessors ... More


The Debut of the Chronicles: Higuera’s Republic of Sacred Letters

Katrina B. Olds

in Forging the Past: Invented Histories in Counter-Reformation Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300185225
eISBN:
9780300186062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185225.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter shows how Higuera’s conversations with other learned men, and his unique place in the Spanish Republic of Letters, help explain not only the genesis of his project, but also its success, ... More


Joyce's Sermon on Hell: Its Source and Its Backgrounds

James R. Thrane

in Foundational Essays in James Joyce Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035291
eISBN:
9780813038483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035291.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on the sermon on the historical source and background of Joyce's sermon on hell, as explained in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. The primary, and probably the solely, ... More


Five Operas and a Symphony: Word and Music in Russian Culture

Boris Gasparov

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106503
eISBN:
9780300133165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106503.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book gazes through the lens of music to find an unusual perspective on Russian cultural and literary history. It discusses six major works of Russian music from the nineteenth and twentieth ... More


Recovering the Invisible: Methods for the Historical Study of the Emotions

Susan J. Matt

in Doing Emotions History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038051
eISBN:
9780252095320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038051.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter sketches some of the methods and sources that scholars use to reconstruct the history of the emotions. It considers some challenges historians face when studying emotions, as they try to ... More


Introduction: Literacies, Publics, and Gender

Hoda A. Yousef

in Composing Egypt: Reading, Writing, and the Emergence of a Modern Nation, 1870-1930

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804797115
eISBN:
9780804799218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797115.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter introduces the idea of gendered public literacies; that is, broad-based literacies that changed the contours of public spaces and had lasting implications for gendered uses of literacy. ... More


Religion in Secular Archives: Soviet Atheism and Historical Knowledge

Sonja Luehrmann

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199943623
eISBN:
9780190255244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199943623.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Historiography

Russian archives contain a wealth of information on religiosity during the Soviet era, but most of it is written from the hostile perspective of officials and scholars charged with promoting atheism. ... More


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