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Concluding Remarks

Scott Eddie

in Landownership in Eastern Germany Before the Great War: A Quantitative Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198201663
eISBN:
9780191718434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201663.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

After a summary of the results of the foregoing chapters, this final chapter addresses the question: was the land tax biased to favour big holdings? A simple model was used that simulated the tax ... More


Contexts

Sara Mendelson and Patricia Crawford

in Women in Early Modern England 1550–1720

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201243
eISBN:
9780191674846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201243.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the intellectual and cultural ‘givens’ of early modern society, the world of discourses about gender into which every woman was born. Much recent work has focused on the ... More


Bias in Publication and Reporting

Michael B. Bracken

in Risk, Chance, and Causation: Investigating the Origins and Treatment of Disease

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300188844
eISBN:
9780300189551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300188844.003.0014
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter discusses situations where the hypothesis testing construct is deliberately violated by not publishing studies that fail to support a preferred hypothesis, by reporting them in a manner ... More


Post-Nationalism, Globalism, and the New American Studies

John Carlos Rowe

in Post-Nationalist American Studies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224384
eISBN:
9780520925267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224384.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the new American Studies. It introduces the “border studies” of the interactions and intersections of the different cultures of the United States and takes note of the ... More


Introduction

Joe Nickell

in Real or Fake: Studies in Authentication

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125343
eISBN:
9780813135229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125343.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter begins by discussing the discoveries of several treasures and their authentication — from the unearthing of the legendary city Urkesh in Syria to the finding of a fragment of Hitler's ... More


Seduction, poison and magical theft: gender and contemporary fantasies of witchcraft

Alison Rowlands

in Witchcraft Narratives in Germany: Rothenburg, 1561-1652

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719052590
eISBN:
9781781700167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052590.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

As was the case in many other places in early modern Europe, most of those who were accused of or who confessed to witchcraft or who were formally questioned as suspected witches in Rothenburg were ... More


Scandinavian-style jewellery in England: approaches and sources

Jane F. Kershaw

in Viking Identities: Scandinavian Jewellery in England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199639526
eISBN:
9780191744570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639526.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Cultural History

This chapter introduces the jewellery, focusing on its archaeological sources, historical context and approaches to its study. It begins by explaining the limitations of the existing archaeological ... More


Finding Joy in the History of Emotions

Darrin M. Mcmahon

in Doing Emotions History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038051
eISBN:
9780252095320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038051.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines why joy and other positive emotions have largely been neglected by scholars, while suggesting that there are rich opportunities for greater historical understanding in this ... More


Eric Williams and Color Stratification in the Caribbean

William Darity

in The Legacy of Eric Williams: Into the Postcolonial Moment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462425
eISBN:
9781626746985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462425.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the prevalence of color bias and economic disparity in present-day Caribbean nations by examining Eric Williams’ analysis of the presence of “third class”—a mixed race of ... More


World War Looms

Gerald Horne

in The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Press: Claude Barnett's Pan-African News and the Jim Crow Paradox

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041198
eISBN:
9780252099762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041198.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how Claude Barnett began to collect material on racial problems in South America. It was at this point that Barnett and the Associated Negro Press (ANP) assumed more forcefully ... More


On the Street: Enforcing the Law

Mark Roodhouse

in Black Market Britain: 1939-1955

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199588459
eISBN:
9780191747564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588459.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter argues that the rationing ministries had little control over the implementation of the enforcement side of their compliance strategies. Ministry inspectors and police did not work well ... More


Defending Regional Elite Identity and Culture

Sun Joo Kim

in Voice from the North: Resurrecting Regional Identity Through the Life and Work of Yi Sihang (1672–1736)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804783811
eISBN:
9780804786652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783811.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Yi Sihang was the author of the memorial submitted to the court in 1714, protesting a biased report on P'yŏngan Province made by a royal secret inspector. This memorial seems to have been first ... More


“I Have to Go to the Capitol Now to Do Some Work”: First Senate Term, 1881–1886

Timothy B. Smith

in James Z. George: Mississippi's Great Commoner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032318
eISBN:
9781617032325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032318.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter considers events in George’s life from 1881 to 1886. These include his move to Washington in February 1881; his senatorial activities, many of which promoted the interests of the common ... More


Turning Oranges into Apples: Using Detectability Correction and Bias Heuristics to Compare Imperfectly Repeated Observations

Morgan W. Tingley

in Stepping in the Same River Twice: Replication in Biological Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300209549
eISBN:
9780300228038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209549.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Documenting long-term changes in biological systems requires empirical studies that span time frames from decades to centuries. Such time spans generally preclude planned experiments, but revisiting ... More


. The Realities and Consequences of Unconscious Antiblack Bias among BGLO Members

Shanette C. Porter and Gregory S. Parks

in Black Greek-Letter Organizations 2.0: New Directions in the Study of African American Fraternities and Sororities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739213
eISBN:
9781604739220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739213.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the unconscious antiblack bias held by members of black Greek-letter organizations (BGLOs) and shows that BGLO members adopt many of the same pro-white biases as nonmembers. It ... More


. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., as Filmmaker: The Making and Demise of Countdown at Kusini

Robin Means Coleman

in Black Greek-Letter Organizations 2.0: New Directions in the Study of African American Fraternities and Sororities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739213
eISBN:
9781604739220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739213.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. attempted to counter racial bias against African Americans with a full-length, Hollywood-style movie entitled Countdown at Kusini, which came ... More


Introduction

Debra A. Reid

in Beyond Forty Acres and a Mule: African American Landowning Families since Reconstruction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039862
eISBN:
9780813043777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039862.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Debra A. Reid explains some of the reasons why the history of black farmers and their families remain understudied. Few scholars have committed to the painstaking research necessary to document black ... More


Sex Itself: The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome

Sarah S. Richardson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084688
eISBN:
9780226084718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084718.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Sex Itself examines the interaction between cultural gender norms and genetic theories of sex from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present postgenomic age. Analyzing the history of ... More


In Conclusion

David Gleicher

in The Rescue of the Third Class on the Titanic: A Revisionist History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893410
eISBN:
9781786944634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893410.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter concludes the findings of the journal. It states that contrary to the ‘popular story’ there exists no convincing evidence that passengers in the third class surged against ... More


Sociological and Psychological Insights on Anti-Immigrant Bias

Ediberto Román and Michael A. Olivas

in Those Damned Immigrants: America's Hysteria over Undocumented Immigration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776575
eISBN:
9780814776582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776575.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines sociological and psychological perspectives on America's anti-immigrant efforts and how such views affect both immigrant communities and the country as a whole. In particular, ... More


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