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The Burden of Black Religion

Curtis J. Evans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328189
eISBN:
9780199870028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328189.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book is about the crucial role that black religion has played in the United States as an imagined community or a united nation. The book argues that cultural images and interpretations of ... More


Editors' Introduction

Simon Szreter, Hania Sholkamy, and A. Dharmalingam

in Categories and Contexts: Anthropological and Historical Studies in Critical Demography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199270576
eISBN:
9780191600883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270570.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The chapters in this section provide a set of well‐documented examples that the socio‐demographic options and strategies that families and individuals pursue are powerfully influenced by the dynamic ... More


National Identity and the Appeal of Nationalism

Patrick Mitchel

in Evangelicalism and National Identity in Ulster, 1921-1998

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256150
eISBN:
9780191602115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256152.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The functions and structure of a modern nationalist ideology are revealed through analysis of its national identity. Six components of national identity are explored; the ‘search for belonging’; ... More


Commemorating Scott: ‘That Imperial Man’

Ann Rigney

in The Afterlives of Walter Scott: Memory on the Move

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644018
eISBN:
9780191738784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644018.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter 6 concentrates on public recollections of Scott the author. It begins with an analysis of the strategies Scott used to brand himself as the ‘author of Waverley’, and then goes on to give an ... More


Schooling the Step-Daughters of Germania: Education and the Press, 1871–1914

Elizabeth Vlossak

in Marianne or Germania?: Nationalizing Women in Alsace, 1870-1946

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199561117
eISBN:
9780191595035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561117.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

German nation-building in the Reichsland was initiated through the establishment of a compulsory primary school system for all boys and girls. This chapter explores the gendering of lessons and ... More


William Worcester and the Commonweal of Readers

Daniel Wakelin

in Humanism, Reading, and English Literature 1430-1530

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199215881
eISBN:
9780191706899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215881.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter firstly traces how in his notebooks and marginalia, William Worcester evokes and almost invents an imagined community or interpretive community of humanist scholars. The chapter then ... More


Introduction: ‘The Most Popular Author in the World’?

Juliet John

in Dickens and Mass Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199257928
eISBN:
9780191594854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257928.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Introduction argues that Dickens's consciousness of the emerging mass culture of his day was fundamental to his popular art and to his unique place in literary and cultural history. It ... More


Durham: Government, Administration and the Local Community

Matthew Holford

in Border Liberties and Loyalties: North-East England, c. 1200 to c. 1400

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632787
eISBN:
9780748651405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632787.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines ‘the community of the liberty’, particularly in relation to the liberty's institutions and government. Historical and cultural traditions were fundamental to the development of ... More


Reform, Revival and the Call for Hindu Rashtra

Nikita Sud

in Liberalization, Hindu Nationalism and the State: A Biography of Gujarat

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076933
eISBN:
9780199080908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076933.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter explores Gujarat’s nineteenth-century path to Hindu communalism and the shaping of the Hindu nationalist project in the twentieth century. It begins with initiatives for social reform ... More


Women, Literature, and National Brotherhood

Emilie Bergmann, Greenberg Janet, Gwen Kirkpatrick, Francine Masiello, Francesca Miller, Morello-Frosch Marta, Kathleen Newman, and Mary Louise Pratt

in Women, Culture, and Politics in Latin America

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520065536
eISBN:
9780520909076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520065536.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores travel literature that illustrates Gabriela Mistral's Poema de Chile. La historia oficial bears witness to the current emergence of new female political and historical subjects ... More


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