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Aaron McDuffie MooreAn African American Physician, Educator, and Founder of Durham's Black Wall Street

Aaron McDuffie Moore: An African American Physician, Educator, and Founder of Durham's Black Wall Street

Blake Hill-Saya

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469655857
eISBN:
9781469655871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655857.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Aaron McDuffie Moore (1863–1923) was born in rural Columbus County in eastern North Carolina at the close of the Civil War. Defying the odds stacked against an African American of this era, he ... More

Ability, Inequality and Post-Pandemic SchoolsRethinking Contemporary Myths of Meritocracy

Ability, Inequality and Post-Pandemic Schools: Rethinking Contemporary Myths of Meritocracy

Alice Bradbury

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447346616
eISBN:
9781447347552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346616.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

The Covid-19 pandemic closed schools, but this hiatus provides an opportunity to rethink the fundamental principles of our education system. This book examines how, before the pandemic, the education ... More

Abstraction in Post-War British Literature 1945-1980

Abstraction in Post-War British Literature 1945-1980

Natalie Ferris

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780198852698
eISBN:
9780191887055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852698.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book traces a line of literary experimentation in post-war British literature that was prompted by the aesthetic, philosophical, and theoretical demands of abstraction. Spanning the period 1945 ... More

Abusive PoliciesHow the American Child Welfare System Lost Its Way

Abusive Policies: How the American Child Welfare System Lost Its Way

Mical Raz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469661216
eISBN:
9781469661230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661216.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the early 1970s, a new wave of public service announcements urged parents to “help end an American tradition” of child abuse. The message, relayed repeatedly over television and radio, urged ... More

Accidental PluralismAmerica and the Religious Politics of English Expansion, 1497-1662

Accidental Pluralism: America and the Religious Politics of English Expansion, 1497-1662

Evan Haefeli

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226742618
eISBN:
9780226742755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226742755.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Religious pluralism, the peaceful coexistence of different religious groups, has been such a hallmark of American society that its origins have been taken for granted rather than explained. Examining ... More

The Aesthetic CommonplaceWordsworth, Eliot, Wittgenstein, and the Language of Every Day

The Aesthetic Commonplace: Wordsworth, Eliot, Wittgenstein, and the Language of Every Day

Nancy Yousef

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780192856524
eISBN:
9780191946929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192856524.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Aesthetic Commonplace is a study of the everyday as a region of overlooked value in the work of William Wordsworth, George Eliot, and Ludwig Wittgenstein. The Romantic poet, the realist novelist, ... More

Aesthetic Dimensions of Modern Philosophy

Aesthetic Dimensions of Modern Philosophy

Bowie Andrew

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780192847737
eISBN:
9780191939983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192847737.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Aesthetics

Much of contemporary philosophy, especially in the analytical tradition, regards aesthetics as of lesser significance than epistemology, ethics, metaphysics, and the philosophy of language. In ... More

Aesthetic Life and Why It Matters

Aesthetic Life and Why It Matters

Dominic Lopes, Bence Nanay, and Nick Riggle

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780197625798
eISBN:
9780197625828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197625798.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Following an introduction that sketches an inclusive conception of the domain of the aesthetic, that sets out the task of the book to explain how aesthetic engagement can contribute to well-being or ... More

African American Statewide Candidates in the New South

African American Statewide Candidates in the New South

Charles S. Bullock, III, Susan A. MacManus, Jeremy D. Mayer, and Mark J. Rozell

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780197607428
eISBN:
9780197607466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197607428.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

African American candidates for statewide office in the United States face unique challenges given the nation’s complicated racial dynamics. At the dawn of the twenty-first century, the United States ... More

African PsychologyThe Emergence of a Tradition

African Psychology: The Emergence of a Tradition

Augustine Nwoye

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780190932497
eISBN:
9780197630174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190932497.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book aims to serve as a basic literature in the new field of African psychology as presently constituted in continental Africa. The book is designed to fill a huge void that exists with the ... More

African Voices from the Inquisition, Vol. 1The Trial of Crispina Peres of Cacheu, Guinea-Bissau (1646-1668)

African Voices from the Inquisition, Vol. 1: The Trial of Crispina Peres of Cacheu, Guinea-Bissau (1646-1668)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780197266762
eISBN:
9780191955471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266762.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book contains some of the richest written material in existence for precolonial West Africa with unique insights into daily life in an Afro-Atlantic coastal trade settlement. Presenting the ... More

Afro-Latinx Digital Connections

Afro-Latinx Digital Connections

Eduard Arriaga and Andrés Villar (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781683402046
eISBN:
9781683402947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683402046.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This volume presents examples of how digital technologies are being used by people of African descent in South America and the Caribbean, a topic that has been overlooked within the field of digital ... More

After Brexit and Other Essays

After Brexit and Other Essays

Andrew Gamble

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529217094
eISBN:
9781529217131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529217094.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book contains a selection of articles and papers by Andrew Gamble on political economy and British politics which have appeared over the last forty years. The essays attempt to understand the ... More

Age of RoguesRebels, Revolutionaries and Racketeers at the Frontiers of Empires

Age of Rogues: Rebels, Revolutionaries and Racketeers at the Frontiers of Empires

Ramazan Öztan and Alp Yenen (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474462624
eISBN:
9781399501774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474462624.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The making of the modern world was a result of the fall of empires and the emergence of nation-states. This is particularly true across the frontiers of the Ottoman Empire, a region connecting the ... More

Agency in Mental DisorderPhilosophical Dimensions

Agency in Mental Disorder: Philosophical Dimensions

Matt King and Joshua May (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198868811
eISBN:
9780191905278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868811.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

How exactly do mental disorders affect one’s agency? How might therapeutic interventions help patients regain or improve their autonomy? Do only some disorders excuse morally inappropriate behavior, ... More

Albemarle StreetPortraits, Personalities and Presentations at The Royal Institution

Albemarle Street: Portraits, Personalities and Presentations at The Royal Institution

John Meurig Thomas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780192898005
eISBN:
9780191924453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898005.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

The Royal Institution of Great Britain is renowned the world over, first, because if is a premier arena for the advancement of new scientific and technological knowledge; and second because it ... More

All Is WellCatastrophe and the Making of the Normal State

All Is Well: Catastrophe and the Making of the Normal State

Saptarishi Bandopadhyay

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780197579190
eISBN:
9780197579220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197579190.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Environmental Politics

All Is Well attempts to answer one of the most urgent questions of our time: What is the relationship between modern states and the disasters they claim to manage? Disasters are commonly understood ... More

America's BookThe Rise and Decline of a Bible Civilization, 1794-1911

America's Book: The Rise and Decline of a Bible Civilization, 1794-1911

Mark A. Noll

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197623466
eISBN:
9780197623497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197623466.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book shows how the Bible decisively shaped American national history even as that history decisively influenced the use of Scripture. It explores the rise of a strongly Protestant Bible ... More

American Democratic SocialismHistory, Politics, Religion, and Theory

American Democratic Socialism: History, Politics, Religion, and Theory

Gary Dorrien

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300253764
eISBN:
9780300262360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253764.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The USA has a rich tradition of democratic socialism despite its long tradition of denigrating democratic socialism as un-American. The former American tradition has sought to Americanize democratic ... More

American Gold DiggerMarriage, Money, and the Law from the Ziegfeld Follies to Anna Nicole Smith

American Gold Digger: Marriage, Money, and the Law from the Ziegfeld Follies to Anna Nicole Smith

Brian Donovan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469660288
eISBN:
9781469660301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660288.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The stereotype of the "gold digger" has had a fascinating trajectory in twentieth-century America, from tales of greedy flapper-era chorus girls to tabloid coverage of Anna Nicole Smith and her ... More

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