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Pluralism and the Patrimonial State: Pre‐Colonial Africa

R. D. Grillo

in Pluralism and the Politics of Difference: State, Culture, and Ethnicity in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294269
eISBN:
9780191599378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294263.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The early patrimonial states of pre‐colonial Africa studied by anthropologists were usually polyethnic in character, subjectively perceived by rulers and ruled to be comprised of different peoples. ... More


The United Kingdom Constitution in Transition: from where to where?

Dawn Oliver

in Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law: A Liber Amicorum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566181
eISBN:
9780191705458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566181.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses four constitutional transitions that have been taking place in the UK: transitions from a political towards a principled constitution, from government to governance, from ... More


New Pious Female Selves: The Feminist “Vein” Within and the Troubling Gender Divide

Gul Ozyegin

in New Desires, New Selves: Sex, Love, and Piety among Turkish Youth

Published in print:
1937
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762349
eISBN:
9780814762356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762349.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Contesting the boundary between private religiosity and public secularism in Turkey, the women whose accounts make up this chapter seek to develop identities that are consciously Muslim, public, ... More


Becoming a New Self: Practices of Belief in Early Modern Catholicism

Moshe Sluhovsky

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226472850
eISBN:
9780226473048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473048.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Early Christian monastic spiritual practices of self-formation became increasingly popular in late medieval and early modern Catholicism. Now, for the first time in the history of Christian ... More


Tales of the Two Treatises

Michael V. Wedin

in Aristotle's Theory of Substance: The Categories and Metaphysics Zeta

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253081
eISBN:
9780191598647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253080.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Wedin considers the problem of the compatibility of the Categories account of primary substance with the theory of substantial form of the Metaphysics. Wedin collects from the secondary literature ... More


The Structure and Substance of Substance

Michael V. Wedin

in Aristotle's Theory of Substance: The Categories and Metaphysics Zeta

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253081
eISBN:
9780191598647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253080.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In the Metaphysics, Aristotle often says that ‘form is substance’: in this chapter, Wedin argues that ‘substance’ in this context means the ‘substance‐of’ c‐substances. Wedin begins by examining ... More


Afterword

E. Natalie Rothman

in Brokering Empire: Trans-Imperial Subjects between Venice and Istanbul

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449079
eISBN:
9780801463112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449079.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This afterword argues that the practices of mediation, classification, and demarcation elaborated by trans-imperial subjects in early modern Venice constituted important elements in the genealogy of ... More


Evidence for Priority in Being [PIB] in Metaphysics Δ.11

Michail Peramatzis

in Priority in Aristotle's Metaphysics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199588350
eISBN:
9780191728877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588350.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The notion of priority in being [PIB] set out in Chapter 8 successfully accommodates the discussion developed in Metaphysics Δ.11, while priority in existence [PIE] faces serious problems, if it does ... More


The Ontological Priority of Particular Substances

Michail Peramatzis

in Priority in Aristotle's Metaphysics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199588350
eISBN:
9780191728877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588350.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

It is argued that Aristotelian particular substances are ontologically prior to derivative entities such as non‐substance attributes and accidental compounds. Their ontological priority is specified ... More


Legalities of the Sea in Gentili’s Hispanica Advocatio

Lauren Benton

in The Roman Foundations of the Law of Nations: Alberico Gentili and the Justice of Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599875
eISBN:
9780191595813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599875.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter begins with a brief overview of the imperial and maritime contexts of the years when Gentili was engaged at the Court of Admiralty. It then considers Gentili's arguments about the ... More


The Return of the Juhhal

in The Culture of Sectarianism: Community, History, and Violence in Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Lebanon

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520218451
eISBN:
9780520922792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218451.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter tells the story of the most sustained popular mobilization in nineteenth-century Mount Lebanon, recognizing from the outset that it is implicated in another tale of the unfolding of the ... More


Subjects and Sovereign: Bonds of Belonging in the Eighteenth-Century British Empire

Hannah Weiss Muller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190465810
eISBN:
9780190465841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465810.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the aftermath of the Seven Years’ War, when a variety of conquered and ceded territories became part of an expanding British Empire, crucial struggles emerged about what it meant to be a “British ... More


Stages of subjectivity

Frances Babbage

in Re-Visioning Myth: Modern and Contemporary Drama by Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067525
eISBN:
9781781701782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067525.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama

According to Hélène Cixous, the very concept of ‘character’ is a straitjacket: promising subtlety, it is in the end always a reductive puzzle whereby the subject exists in order ‘to be figured out, ... More


Skin, body, self: the question of the abject in the work of Francis Bacon

Ernst van Alphen

in Abject Visions: Powers of Horror in Art and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096280
eISBN:
9781526109866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096280.003.0008
Subject:
Art, Art History

Ernst van Alphen’s essay is a synoptic study of abjection in the context of Francis Bacon’s art: it investigates the various ways and senses in which Bacon’s art can be described as abject. On the ... More


Trans-Imperial Subjects as Supplicants and as Brokers

E. Natalie Rothman

in Brokering Empire: Trans-Imperial Subjects between Venice and Istanbul

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449079
eISBN:
9780801463112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449079.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter considers the commercial activities of a range of trans-imperial subjects; including converts; returnees from Ottoman captivity; and Jewish, Armenian, and Greek commercial brokers in ... More


Narrating Transition

E. Natalie Rothman

in Brokering Empire: Trans-Imperial Subjects between Venice and Istanbul

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449079
eISBN:
9780801463112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449079.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines different genres of converts’ life narratives to illustrate the contrasting ways in which Muslim, Jewish, and Protestant converts to Catholicism articulated the process of ... More


A Political History of National Citizenship and Identity in Italy, 1861-1950

Sabina Donati

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784511
eISBN:
9780804787338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784511.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the historical origins and complex evolution of Italian national citizenship and identity from the political unification of monarchical Italy in 1861 to the first developments of ... More


Definiteness effects and linking

Delia Bentley

in Existentials and Locatives in Romance Dialects of Italy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198745266
eISBN:
9780191806230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745266.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

This chapter provides an account of the crosslinguistic variation in the definiteness effects, capturing the following facts: languages differ in terms of how freely they admit post-copular definites ... More


Conclusion

Joshua M. White

in Piracy and Law in the Ottoman Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503602526
eISBN:
9781503603929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602526.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The conclusion recapitulates the book’s key arguments, fast-forwarding to the mid-eighteenth century to test the assertion that the Ottoman Mediterranean was a legal space, defined in large part by ... More


The Birth and First Developments of Italy’s Democratic Republican Citizenship (1946–1950)

Sabina Donati (ed.)

in A Political History of National Citizenship and Identity in Italy, 1861-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784511
eISBN:
9780804787338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784511.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the genesis of Italy’s republican citizenship in 1946 and its first historical developments up to 1950. Highlighting fundamental aspects related to the postwar settlement, to ... More


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