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Ḥamad al-Jāsir: A Life in Context

Nadav Samin

in Of Sand or Soil: Genealogy and Tribal Belonging in Saudi Arabia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164441
eISBN:
9781400873852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164441.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the twentieth-century history of Saudi Arabia through the biography of Hamad al-Jāsir. More than any other single person, al-Jāsir was responsible for shaping the modern ... More


Therapeutic Revolutions: Pharmaceuticals and Social Change in the Twentieth Century

Jeremy A. Greene, Flurin Condrau, and Elizabeth Siegel Watkins (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226390734
eISBN:
9780226390901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226390901.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Histories of medicine in the twentieth century are often illustrated with specific pharmaceuticals: antibiotics that defeated infectious diseases, vaccines that prevented childhood diseases, ... More


Faith in the family: A lived religious history of English Catholicism, 1945-82

Alana Harris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719085741
eISBN:
9781781706503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085741.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Drawing upon a multi-disciplinary methodology employing diverse written sources, material practices and vivid life histories, Faith in the Family seeks to assess the impact of the Second Vatican ... More


Medicine Made Modern by Medicines

Jeremy A. Greene, Flurin Condrau, and Elizabeth Siegel Watkins

in Therapeutic Revolutions: Pharmaceuticals and Social Change in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226390734
eISBN:
9780226390901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226390901.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In this introductory chapter to the volume Therapeutic Revolutions: Pharmaceuticals and Social Change in the Twentieth Century, the editors review the utility of "revolution" as an analytic category ... More


Churchill

Robert Blake and Wm. Roger Louis (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Winston Churchill was an extraordinary figure. There has never been anyone quite like him, and inevitably legends have accumulated. How can he be treated both realistically and fairly after so much ... More


Eleftherios Venizelos: The Trials of Statesmanship

Paschalis Kitromilides (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624782
eISBN:
9780748671267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624782.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Eleftherios Venizelos, Prime Minister of Greece, 1910–1920 and 1928–1932, could be considered from many points of view as the creator of contemporary Greece and one of the main actors in European ... More


Twentieth-Century Egyptian Art: The Pioneers, 1920–521

Williams Caroline

in Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774249006
eISBN:
9781617971006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249006.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter integrates important topics into the mainstream of early twentieth-century Egyptian history. It gives a general overview of 1919–52 visual artistic expression, which depicts how painting ... More


. The Man in the High Castle: The Reasonableness and Madness of History

Christopher Palmer

in Philip K. Dick: Exhilaration and Terror of the Postmodern

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853236184
eISBN:
9781781380659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236184.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes Dick's most popular novel, The Man in the High Castle (1962). It argues that the novel reaches the limits of extrapolated recreation of history, and that it does this in the ... More


Magic Bullet in the Head? Psychiatric Revolutions and Their Aftermath

Nicolas Henckes

in Therapeutic Revolutions: Pharmaceuticals and Social Change in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226390734
eISBN:
9780226390901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226390901.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Most mental health professionals acknowledged the revolutionary nature of neuroleptics almost immediately after their introduction to psychiatry in the early 1950s. But stabilizing a consensual ... More


Recurring Revolutions? Tuberculosis Treatments in the Era of Antibiotics

Janina Kehr and Flurin Condrau

in Therapeutic Revolutions: Pharmaceuticals and Social Change in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226390734
eISBN:
9780226390901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226390901.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In this chapter, the reading of historical market data from IMS Health suggests that the twentieth century therapeutic revolution was not a straightforward process of radical change with a clear cut ... More


Pharmaceutical Geographies: Mapping the Boundaries of the Therapeutic Revolution

Jeremy A. Greene

in Therapeutic Revolutions: Pharmaceuticals and Social Change in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226390734
eISBN:
9780226390901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226390901.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter traces how a new critique of differential access to therapeutics developed in American domestic health policy and approaches to international development over the course of the 1960s and ... More


Futures and Their Uses: Antibiotics and Therapeutic Revolutions

Scott H. Podolsky and Anne Kveim Lie

in Therapeutic Revolutions: Pharmaceuticals and Social Change in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226390734
eISBN:
9780226390901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226390901.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Fears of a post-antibiotic future date back to the very beginning of the antibiotic era. This chapter asks: what can we learn from the history of such expectations? The revolutions claimed in the ... More


Therapeutic Evolution or Revolution? Metaphors and Their Consequences

David S. Jones

in Therapeutic Revolutions: Pharmaceuticals and Social Change in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226390734
eISBN:
9780226390901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226390901.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Evolution and revolution are both models of change over time. It is easy to see the appeal of a claim of revolution for scientists and for their historians: it pronounces a radical break from the ... More


The Two Reformations: The Journey from the Last Days to the New World

Heiko A. Oberman

Donald Weinstein (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098686
eISBN:
9780300130348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098686.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book seeks to liberate and broaden our understanding of the European Reformation, from its origins in medieval philosophy and theology through the Puritan settlers who brought Calvin's vision to ... More


Reconceiving the Pill: From Revolutionary Therapeutic to Lifestyle Drug

Elizabeth Siegel Watkins

in Therapeutic Revolutions: Pharmaceuticals and Social Change in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226390734
eISBN:
9780226390901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226390901.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Although much ink was spilt in the 1960s either crediting or blaming the pill for fomenting sexual revolution, it is clear from the historical record that the pill played only a supporting role as ... More


A Therapeutic Revolution Revisited

Charles Rosenberg

in Therapeutic Revolutions: Pharmaceuticals and Social Change in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226390734
eISBN:
9780226390901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226390901.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Narratives of revolutionary change in biomedical therapeutics continue to have lasting explanatory power. This book as a whole engages the concept of therapeutic revolution developed in 1977 by ... More


Rewriting the Narrative: Liverpool Women Writers

Terry Phillips

in Writing Liverpool: Essays and Interviews

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310737
eISBN:
9781846314476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314476.011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines both the representation of Liverpool and the representation of Liverpool women at various stages of the city's twentieth-century history – from its Edwardian heyday, through the ... More


Leonard Woolf: Writing the World of Palestine, Zionism, and the State of Israel

Steven Putzel

in Virginia Woolf: Writing the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780990895800
eISBN:
9781781382400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780990895800.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Leonard Woolf’s long life and life-long involvement with international politics, law, and economics created a body of work that serves as a lens through which we can better understand virtually every ... More


Streamlining Production

Kenny Cupers

in The Social Project: Housing Postwar France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689644
eISBN:
9781452949086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689644.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 1 describes why housing policies privileging industrialized production methods, large sites, and modern architectural forms came to prevail and how such policies entered into the purview of ... More


Where is the Social Project?

Kenny Cupers

in The Social Project: Housing Postwar France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689644
eISBN:
9781452949086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689644.003.0008
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The conclusion explores how this history shapes our understanding of architecture’s social ambitions today.


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