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Introduction

ANDREA HOPKINS

in The Sinful Knights: A Study of Middle English Penitential Romance

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117629
eISBN:
9780191671029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117629.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter provides an introduction to the idea of romance and the different definitions it has in a variety of fields and times, including literature and medieval times. It further provides ... More


George Berkeley and the Liber Mundi Tradition

Costica Bradatan

in The Other Bishop Berkeley: An Exercise in Reenchantment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226931
eISBN:
9780823235773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226931.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines George Berkeley's immaterialist philosophy in close connection with the liber mundi tradition. It attempts to determine medieval implications of the ... More


Summary and Update

Andreas Osiander

in The States System of Europe, 1640–1990: Peacemaking and the Conditions of International Stability

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278870
eISBN:
9780191684258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278870.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The classical European states system, at whose evolution since the mid-seventeenth century has been looked upon in this book, was not created in one piece. Originally, as seen, its structure was to a ... More


Anglo-Jewry Since 1066: Place, Locality and Memory

Tony Kushner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076541
eISBN:
9781781702512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076541.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book is a study of the history and memory of Anglo-Jewry from medieval times to the present and explores the construction of identities, both Jewish and non-Jewish, in relation to the concept of ... More


A history of compulsory voting and an overview of contemporary experience

Sarah Birch

in Full Participation: A Comparative Study of Compulsory Voting

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077623
eISBN:
9781781701874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077623.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter details the history of the institution of mandatory electoral participation, tracing the idea back to medieval times and showing how it has developed in the modern state. It goes on to ... More


Introduction

Robert Cribb, Helen Gilbert, and Helen Tiffin

in Wild Man from Borneo: A Cultural History of the Orangutan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837143
eISBN:
9780824869779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837143.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter describes the “great extinction” that wiped out the rich bestiary of pure fantasy that had charmed, inspired, and frightened people in ancient and medieval times. Belief in fantasy had ... More


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