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Islam, Christianity and the Realms of the Miraculous: A Comparative Exploration

Ian Richard Netton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780748699063
eISBN:
9781474460248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699063.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

What is a miracle? Who believes in their possibility? What is the historical context within which they emerge?These and related questions have vexed, puzzled and, indeed, enthused scholars and ... More


Against Neo-Roman Mimesis: Johann Gottfried Herder at Carthage and François de Volney at Palmyra

Julia Hell

in The Conquest of Ruins: The Third Reich and the Fall of Rome

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226588056
eISBN:
9780226588223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226588223.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter seven begins with Piranesi, the artist who rendered Rome’s ruined stage visible in the new age of exploration and conquest. The author draws out the similarity between Piranesi’s staging of ... More


Lessons in Self-Defense: From “Free Joan Little” to “Free Them All”

Emily L. Thuma

in All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042331
eISBN:
9780252051173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042331.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 1 demonstrates the catalytic role played by campaigns to defend women against criminal charges for killing men who sexually assaulted them in the emergence of anticarceral feminism. The cases ... More


Why Globalization Didn’t Happen, 1948–1982

Malcolm Fairbrother

in Free Traders: Elites, Democracy, and the Rise of Globalization in North America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190635459
eISBN:
9780190635497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190635459.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

This chapter sets the stage for the rest of the book, describing key political economic events, conditions, and changes in Canada, Mexico, and the United States from the 1940s to the early 1980s. The ... More


Generational Objects: Mohegan Nationhood, Indigenous Correspondence, and Lydia Huntley Sigourney’s Unpopular Aesthetic

Angela Calcaterra

in Literary Indians: Aesthetics and Encounter in American Literature to 1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646947
eISBN:
9781469646961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646947.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This chapter situates popular poet Lydia Huntley Sigourney’s writings not in the national literary marketplace she is known for mastering but among Mohegan tribal nationhood and its locally grounded ... More


Towards a New Global Deal

Mathias Risse and Gabriel Wollner

in On Trade Justice: A Philosophical Plea for a New Global Deal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198837411
eISBN:
9780191874116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837411.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Political Economy

This chapter illuminates how developing countries have fared in postwar efforts to create a trade regime. After World War II, the Bretton Woods institutions were designed to help with economic ... More


Pre-Victorian Colonial Education

Anilkumar Belvadi

in Missionary Calculus: Americans in the Making of Sunday Schools in Victorian India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190052423
eISBN:
9780190052454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052423.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

Chapter 2 is a retelling of nearly two hundred years of pre-Victorian Indian colonial education, presented to aid interpretations of American missionary action in the Victorian period. The chapter ... More


Listening and Learning: The Benefits of Collaboration

Stephen A. Mrozowski

in Archaeologies of Listening

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056241
eISBN:
9780813058054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056241.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter outlines some of the benefits of collaborative research. It draws on the experience gained and the lessons learned from close to a decade’s collaboration between the Fiske Center for ... More


Introduction: Beyond Milk Wood

Edward Allen

in Reading Dylan Thomas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474411554
eISBN:
9781474459723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411554.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introduction situates Reading Dylan Thomas in three respects: in the wake of the Thomas centenary in 2014; in relation to the shifting dynamic of Thomas criticism, from the 1950s to the present; ... More


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