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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


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


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


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


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


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


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