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The Practice of Power: US Relations with China since 1949

Rosemary Foot

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292920
eISBN:
9780191599286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292929.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In its reconstruction of evolving US positions on key issues in the relationship with China, this book is able to explain the change in American–Chinese relations after 1949 from hostility to ... More


Kierkegaard's Critique of Christian Nationalism

Stephen Backhouse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604722
eISBN:
9780191729324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604722.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Philosophy of Religion

The book draws out the critique of Christian nationalism that is implicit throughout the thought of Søren Kierkegaard, an analysis that is inseparable from his wider aim of reintroducing Christianity ... More


Portamento

Clive Brown

in Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198161653
eISBN:
9780191716263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198161653.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter begins with a discussion of terminology, identifying a variety of meanings applied to the word portamento, and a number of related terms, such as cercar dells nota, messa di voce ... More


Social Backgrounds of China and Taiwan

C. Y. Cyrus Chu and Ruoh‐Rong Yu

in Understanding Chinese Families: A Comparative Study of Taiwan and Southeast China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578092
eISBN:
9780191722424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578092.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter provides some macro statistics and a review of historical events to help the reader understand the pace of social and economic development in Taiwan and China. In general, Taiwan had a ... More


Sappho Underground

J.A. North

in Historical and Religious Memory in the Ancient World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199572069
eISBN:
9780191738739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572069.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The decorative scheme of the Underground Basilica near the Porta Maggiore in Rome includes a wide variety of representations of everyday life, strange rituals, mythical scenes, and scenes from ... More


Philosophical Tools

Stephen Backhouse

in Kierkegaard's Critique of Christian Nationalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604722
eISBN:
9780191729324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604722.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Philosophy of Religion

Kierkegaard frequently defined his project by virtue of opposition to the work of Martensen and Grundtvig, This chapter identifies the key ‘philosophical tools’ that underlie the Kierkegaardian ... More


The Demise of the ‘Red Menace’

Marc Mulholland

in Bourgeois Liberty and the Politics of Fear: From Absolutism to Neo-Conservatism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653577
eISBN:
9780191744594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653577.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Ideas

The Communist States rested upon worker acquiescence as the most solid social base of assent. However, as they developed economically, it became imperative to promote the interests of the technical ... More


Kant on Rational Cosmology

Eric Watkins

in Kant and the Sciences

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195133059
eISBN:
9780199786169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133056.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This paper discusses Kant’s acceptance of four principles of rational cosmology: the principles of no fate, no chance, no leap (or continuity), and no gap. It argues that these principles are neither ... More


1953–1964: The British Left and the New China

Tom Buchanan

in East Wind: China and the British Left, 1925-1976

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199570331
eISBN:
9780191741425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570331.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

After the ending of the Korean War the British left played a significant role in promoting better relations with the ‘New China’. This chapter examines a number of examples such as the Labour Party ... More


Head Kinematics during Complex Movements

Thierry Pozzo, Alain Berthoz, and Loïc Lefort

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0095
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This purpose of this study is to investigate head kinematics during acrobatic leaps, where only visual and vestibular receptor information is used. This study demonstrates the existence of ... More


Laborer

Gail Hershatter

in The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China's Collective Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267701
eISBN:
9780520950344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267701.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the entwinement of the campaign time of the state with the domestic time of the household during the Great Leap Forward and the subsequent famine in China. It explains that the ... More


Parapoetics and the Architectural Leap

Steve McCaffery

in A Time for the Humanities: Futurity and the Limits of Autonomy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229192
eISBN:
9780823235063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229192.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter proposes a leap or a tropic turn to the architectural. It explores the linkages among language, architecture, and the human from the biblical myth of Babel to the grammatological ... More


Chapter 4

Frances Wong

in China Bound and Unbound: History in the Making - An Early Returnee's Account

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091719
eISBN:
9789882206700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091719.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1958, there was a nationwide killing of sparrows. An official directive was issued in 1958 by the Chinese government which stated that the whole nation was to stop work for three days to take part ... More


Participative planning and evaluation skills

Barr Alan

in Managing community practice: Principles, policies and programmes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343567
eISBN:
9781447302766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343567.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Participative planning and evaluation skills are key elements in the process and management of community practice. This chapter emphasises the importance of evaluation in developing good community ... More


Numerical Simulation for Biochemical Kinetics

Daniel T. Gillespie and Linda R. Petzold

in System Modeling in Cellular Biology: From Concepts to Nuts and Bolts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262195485
eISBN:
9780262257060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262195485.003.0016
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

This chapter discusses concepts and techniques for mathematically describing and numerically simulating chemical systems that into account discreteness and stochasticity. The chapter is organized as ... More


Introduction

Frederic Lawrence Holmes

in Meselson, Stahl, and the Replication of DNA: A History of "The Most Beautiful Experiment in Biology"

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300085402
eISBN:
9780300129663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300085402.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The main goal of this volume is to follow, in as full detail as the surviving documents and the memories of the participants permit, the investigative program that led Meselson and Stahl to perform ... More


Computing Chemical Reactions

Wolfgang Banzhaf and Lidia Yamamoto

in Artificial Chemistries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029438
eISBN:
9780262329460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029438.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines various reactor algorithms that are frequently used in artificial chemistries. We contrast macroscopic, deterministic reaction algorithms and microscopic, stochastic reaction ... More


How Idivorced My Robot Wife: Visionary Futures between Science and Literature

Paola Iovene

in Tales of Futures Past: Anticipation and the Ends of Literature in Contemporary China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789370
eISBN:
9780804791601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789370.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The chapter discusses forgotten publications dealing with the technological futures of humanity, including popular science magazines, children’s literature, and science fiction and films from the ... More


Modern <i>Jingju</i> in Years of Uncertainty

Xing Fan

in Staging Revolution: Artistry and Aesthetics in Model Beijing Opera during the Cultural Revolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888455812
eISBN:
9789888455164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455812.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Time: summer of 1956 to late 1963. As China went through numerous political movements, the nation’s economy and culture fluctuated as the government readjusted policies from one position to another ... More


Forgotten Voices of Mao's Great Famine, 1958-1962: An Oral History

Zhou Xun

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300184044
eISBN:
9780300199246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300184044.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1958, China’s revered leader Mao Zedong instituted a program designed to transform his giant nation into a Communist utopia. Called the Great Leap Forward, Mao’s grand scheme—like so many other ... More


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