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Aniconism in Greek Antiquity

Milette Gaifman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199645787
eISBN:
9780191741623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645787.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This book explores a phenomenon known as aniconism — the absence of figural images of gods in Greek practiced religion and the adoption of aniconic monuments, namely objects such as pillars and ... More


Storytracking: Texts, Stories, and Histories in Central Australia

Sam D. Gill

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195115871
eISBN:
9780199853427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115871.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This work takes a narrative technique (known as “storytracking”) practiced by Australian aboriginal people and applies it to the academic study of their culture. The book's purpose is to get as close ... More


The Rise of the European Union and its Impact on the US–EU Partnership: A View from Europe

Gustav Schmidt

in Just Another Major Crisis?: The United States and Europe since 2000

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552030
eISBN:
9780191720291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552030.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, European Union

This chapter offers a somewhat different prognosis for the future from Sloan. It argues that the European Union has already emerged as a pole in the international system, “an examplar of global ... More


Constructions: General Characterization

Ronald W. Langacker

in Cognitive Grammar: A Basic Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331967
eISBN:
9780199868209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331967.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Grammar consists in patterns for assembling symbolically complex expressions. Such expressions are characterized as assemblies of symbolic structures, also called constructions. In large measure, ... More


Computations, Transition Formulae, and the Local Index Formula

Simon Scott

in Traces and Determinants of Pseudodifferential Operators

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780198568360
eISBN:
9780191594748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568360.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis

In this chapter the constructions of chapters 1 and 2 for are illustrated with explicit computations. The first part of the chapter presents various methods of computation commonly used in the ... More


Molecular propositions

Michael Potter

in Wittgenstein's Notes on Logic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199215836
eISBN:
9780191721243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215836.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Wittgenstein believes that it is not the complex that does the symbolizing in a proposition, but rather a particular fact about the complex, namely that fact about it which ensures that the ... More


The Impermanence Syndrome

Gregor Thum

in Uprooted: How Breslau Became Wroclaw during the Century of Expulsions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140247
eISBN:
9781400839964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140247.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter begins with Joanna Konopinka's account of her arrival in Wroclaw. Her words illustrate vividly the enormous discrepancy between the actual experiences of Polish settlers and the ... More


Conclusion

M. B. B. Biskupski

in Hollywood’s War with Poland 1939–1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125596
eISBN:
9780813135335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125596.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hollywood in World War II displayed a perfect combination for the woeful depiction of Poland. The fact that absolutely no one publicly known as Polish existed in wartime Hollywood discloses both the ... More


Reginald Pole (1500–1558): The Loss of Eden

David C. Steinmetz

in Reformers in the Wings: From Geiler von Kaysersberg to Theodore Beza

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130485
eISBN:
9780199869008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130480.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Reginald Pole was a cousin of Henry VIII of England, papal legate to the Council of Trent, and the last Catholic Archbishop of Canterbury during the reign of Mary Tudor. He supported the General of ... More


The Means of Violence

Barbara Donagan

in War in England 1642-1649

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199285181
eISBN:
9780191713668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285181.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses weapons used in the English civil war. Civil war armies used a transitional mixture of firearms and ‘muscle-powered weapons’ ranging from heavy artillery to clubs. Even the bow ... More


A War of Religion

Serhii Plokhy

in The Cossacks and Religion in Early Modern Ukraine

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247394
eISBN:
9780191714436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247394.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The concepts of religious war and the right of resistance on religious grounds were well developed in medieval and early modern Europe. With the onset of the early modern period and the advance of ... More


Lexical concepts

Vyvyan Evans

in How Words Mean: Lexical Concepts, Cognitive Models, and Meaning Construction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199234660
eISBN:
9780191715495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234660.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter provides an overview of the main properties of lexical concepts. It argues that lexical concepts, by virtue of constituting units of semantic structure — the semantic pole of a symbolic ... More


FERROIC MATERIALS

Vinod K. Wadhawan

in Smart Structures: Blurring the Distinction Between the Living and the Nonliving

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199229178
eISBN:
9780191711282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229178.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses ferroic materials, which are the first of the three types of nonlinear-response materials discussed in this book, the other two being soft materials and nanostructured ... More


Kith, Kin, and Neighbors: Communities and Confessions in Seventeenth-Century Wilno

David Frick

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451287
eISBN:
9780801467530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451287.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the mid-seventeenth century, Wilno (Vilnius), the second capital of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, was home to Poles, Lithuanians, Germans, Ruthenians, Jews, and Tatars, who worshiped in ... More


Irbmangkara

Sam D. Gill

in Storytracking: Texts, Stories, and Histories in Central Australia

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195115871
eISBN:
9780199853427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115871.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Close to the old station of Hermannsburg lie the four-mile running waters (as the European-Australians call it) of Irbmangkara, which provide irrigation to nearby plantation, drinking water, ... More


Storytracking the Academic Study of Religion

Sam D. Gill

in Storytracking: Texts, Stories, and Histories in Central Australia

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195115871
eISBN:
9780199853427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115871.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This section is devoted on the clarification of the roles of storytracking in the so-called Arrernte examples and in the conceptualization of the theories and methods relevant to the educational ... More


Rebellion Throughout Southern England in 1450

I. M. W. Harvey

in Jack Cade's Rebellion of 1450

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201601
eISBN:
9780191674952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201601.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

With the death of Jack Cade in the middle week of July, the central events of the rising of 1450 were over, although activities associated with it continued sporadically for years. This chapter ... More


The Frontal Lobes and Mental State Attribution

R. Shayna Rosenbaum and Jennifer S. Rabin

in Mind and the Frontal Lobes: Cognition, Behavior, and Brain Imaging

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199791569
eISBN:
9780199919215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791569.003.0035
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Inferring what other people are thinking or feeling appears effortless. It is becoming increasingly clear that this “theory of mind” (ToM) that humans possess engages separable cognitive and ... More


Hollywood and the American Poles during the War

M. B. B. Biskupski

in Hollywood’s War with Poland 1939–1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125596
eISBN:
9780813135335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125596.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

By World War II, Hollywood had a long history of ignoring the Polish population of the United States or presenting them negatively. This, in part, reflected the unenviable position the Poles occupied ... More


The Correlation of Quantum Mechanics and Whitehead’s Philosophy

Michael Epperson

in Quantum Mechanics and the Philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223190
eISBN:
9780823235551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223190.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

An ontological interpretation is distinguished from other interpretations when it demonstrates the form among the facts of human experience through imaginative ... More


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