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The Nature of the Headscarf Controversy in Turkey: Popular Discourse

Hilal Elver

in The Headscarf Controversy: Secularism and Freedom of Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199769292
eISBN:
9780199933136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769292.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Turkish headscarf debate since the 1980s and current political problems in the Turkish internal setting is the focus of this chapter. The power struggle between seculars and religious political ... More


Social Science as History

Andrew E. Barshay

in The Social Sciences in Modern Japan: The Marxian and Modernist Traditions

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236455
eISBN:
9780520941335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236455.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The theme of Japan as the only successful modernizer or “power” in Asia has been endlessly played out since the 1890s. Japanese elites undertook a forced march to industrialization and military ... More


High Technology in the Jungle

Willie Hiatt

in The Rarified Air of the Modern: Airplanes and Technological Modernity in the Andes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190248901
eISBN:
9780190248932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190248901.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines how coastal and jungle elites mobilized airplanes in an attempt to integrate, domesticate, and civilize a new frontier, and the consequences thereof. Despite technology’s ... More


Eduardo Barreiros and the Recovery of Spain

Hugh Thomas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121094
eISBN:
9780300142464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121094.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book presents the biography of the extraordinary Spanish industrialist and entrepreneur Eduardo Barreiros, who was a conquistador. He conquered markets, not peoples, and these conquests began in ... More


Watching the World Go By

in We'll Always Have Paris: American Tourists in France since 1930

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226473789
eISBN:
9780226473802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473802.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Many middle-class tourists followed the upper class and opted for leisure tourism over cultural tourism, they were condemned for turning European tourism into an exercise in perkiness. In 1920, ... More


Revolt and restoration

Lewis Minkin

in The Blair Supremacy: A study in the politics of Labour's party management

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719073793
eISBN:
9781781706770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073793.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This second historical chapter examines two phases of intra party management after 1979 and indicates their consequences for the Blairite future. The party became focused on an internal revolt ... More


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