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Film translation in Sweden in the early 1930s

Christopher Natzén

in The Translation of Films, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266434
eISBN:
9780191884191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266434.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The main focus of this chapter is how the Swedish film industry settled on subtitling as its method of film translation in the late 1920s and early 1930s. The early 1930s saw a gradual shift towards ... More


The Man Who Saw Tomorrow: The Life and Inventions of Stanford R. Ovshinsky

Lillian Hoddeson and Peter Garrett

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037532
eISBN:
9780262345033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037532.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This is the first full-length biography of the prolific inventor Stanford R. Ovshinsky (1922-2012). Ovshinsky’s discoveries led to the creation of many important information and energy technologies, ... More


The Past, Present, and Future of Silly Little Love Songs: Paul McCartney—“Get Enough”

Nate Sloan, Charlie Harding, and Iris Gottlieb

in Switched On Pop: How Popular Music Works, and Why it Matters

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190056650
eISBN:
9780190056681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056650.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Popular

Paul McCartney is a legend of popular music who shows no interest in resting on his laurels. He has made forays into disco, opera, classical, and techno—but he always returns to the silly little love ... More


The Effects of Historical Dalit Social Mobilization

Amit Ahuja

in Mobilizing the Marginalized: Ethnic Parties without Ethnic Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190916428
eISBN:
9780190916466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916428.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Much of the anticaste historical mobilization was aimed at social transformation. Did mobilization actually achieve this, though? To what extent can we measure the ideological penetration of ... More


New Light

Steven C. Harper

in First Vision: Memory and Mormon Origins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199329472
eISBN:
9780190063092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199329472.003.0025
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

As the number of Mormon converts pushed toward two million in the 1960s, Presbyterian minister Wesley Walters was not able to keep them from becoming Latter-day Saints. But he forced all serious ... More


Under Attack

Steven C. Harper

in First Vision: Memory and Mormon Origins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199329472
eISBN:
9780190063092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199329472.003.0026
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Drawing on newly discovered accounts (1832, 1835) and lots of contextual research, James Allen and Milton Backman added an alternative memory to the buffer on which the saints could draw for memory ... More


Hinduism in the Secular Republic of Nepal

David N. Gellner and Chiara Letizia

in The Oxford History of Hinduism: Modern Hinduism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198790839
eISBN:
9780191833281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790839.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, Religious Studies

Since its creation in the mid-eighteenth century, the state of Nepal has claimed to be Hindu. This chapter describes how the assertion of Nepal’s Hindu identity became an explicit and politicized ... More


Christian Teaching in the Pluralistic University

Perry L. Glanzer, Nathan F. Alleman, and George Marsden

in The Outrageous Idea of Christian Teaching

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190056483
eISBN:
9780190056513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056483.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

With the help of the more sophisticated understanding of the ways one’s teaching may informed by one’s Christian identity discussed in chapters 2 through 4, we can now investigate the most ... More


Recombination and linkage disequilibrium in evolutionary signatures

Asher D. Cutter

in A Primer of Molecular Population Genetics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198838944
eISBN:
9780191874826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838944.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

Chapter 6, “Recombination and linkage disequilibrium in evolutionary signatures,” explores the role of partial genetic linkage within and between genes in influencing patterns of nucleotide ... More


Actions on the case for conversion

John Baker

in Baker and Milsom Sources of English Legal History: Private Law to 1750

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198847809
eISBN:
9780191882456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847809.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The action of detinue was unsatisfactory for plaintiffs in that defendants could escape by waging law, and indeed could truthfully deny a detainer of goods if they had destroyed or parted with them. ... More


Urban Tribal At Home in Filmistan

William Elison

in The Neighborhood of Gods: The Sacred and the Visible at the Margins of Mumbai

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226494876
eISBN:
9780226495064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226495064.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter returns to Filmistan. Ethnographic fieldwork with Vikas, who lives in a part of the grounds known as "the Village," reveals that the whole studio was built on top of a hamlet settled by ... More


Whittaker Chambers and the Confessions of Ex-Communists

Nolan Bennett

in The Claims of Experience: Autobiography and American Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190060695
eISBN:
9780190060725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190060695.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

Chapter 5 places Whittaker Chambers’s 1952 Witness within the American panic over communism during the second Red Scare. In the late 1940s, Chambers took the stand before the House Un-American ... More


Temporal and Spiritual, Pope and Prince, the Right Way Up

Peter Lake and Michael Questier

in All Hail to the Archpriest: Confessional Conflict, Toleration, and the Politics of Publicity in Post-Reformation England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198840343
eISBN:
9780191875922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840343.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

These identifications of the community of interest between the ill-intentioned (that is to say, Jesuits and puritans) in turn provided a platform for cases to be made about the right relationship ... More


Law of Persons: Marriage and Divorce

V.C. Govindaraj

in The Conflict of Laws in India: Inter-Territorial and Inter-Personal Conflict, Second Edition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199495603
eISBN:
9780199097821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199495603.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter deals with the law relating to marriage and divorce, as interpreted and applied by courts in India. Marriage involves many topics/processes such as celebration, divorce, nullity, etc., ... More


The Concept

K. Seeta Prabhu and Sandhya S. Iyer

in Human Development in an Unequal World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199490240
eISBN:
9780199095681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490240.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explains in detail the notions of ‘functionings’ and ‘capabilities’. It discusses the multi-layered phenomena of capabilities in the form of as threshold, internal, external, and complex ... More


Property in Chattels Personal

John Baker

in Introduction to English Legal History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198812609
eISBN:
9780191850400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812609.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter considers the history of the law governing movable chattels, which was different from the law of real property and of chattels real (such as leases of land). The basic principles changed ... More


New Beginnings in the Storefront (1960–1964)

Lillian Hoddeson and Peter Garrett

in The Man Who Saw Tomorrow: The Life and Inventions of Stanford R. Ovshinsky

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037532
eISBN:
9780262345033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037532.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In late 1959, Iris was at last able to join Ovshinsky in Detroit, and they began creating a new family with her two young children and his three sons. This was also a new beginning in Ovshinsky’s ... More


The Birth of ECD: An Invention Factory (1965–1979)

Lillian Hoddeson and Peter Garrett

in The Man Who Saw Tomorrow: The Life and Inventions of Stanford R. Ovshinsky

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037532
eISBN:
9780262345033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037532.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

With new resources gained from licensing Ovshinsky’s discoveries, his company, renamed Energy Conversion Devices (ECD), expanded into an ambitious research and development laboratory. Its growing ... More


The ECD Community: A Social Invention (1965–2007)

Lillian Hoddeson and Peter Garrett

in The Man Who Saw Tomorrow: The Life and Inventions of Stanford R. Ovshinsky

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037532
eISBN:
9780262345033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037532.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter portrays the ways Stan and Iris Ovshinsky made ECD an expression of their progressive social values as well as an advanced R&D organization. A social democratic enclave sustained by ... More


Chained to the Past

Kathryn Tanner

in Christianity and the New Spirit of Capitalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300219036
eISBN:
9780300241129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300219036.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter considers the way in which persons, as both workers and debtors, are encouraged to relate to past decisions that constrain present action within finance-dominated capitalism. The ... More


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