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Introduction

R. D. Anderson

in European Universities from the Enlightenment to 1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206606
eISBN:
9780191717307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206606.003.0021
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter places the book in the context of recent scholarly work in university history, and outlines its structure. It argues that the years around 1870 were an important turning ... More


Science in Nineteenth-Century England: Plural Configurations and Singular Politics

John Pickstone

in The Organisation of Knowledge in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263266
eISBN:
9780191734854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263266.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the sciences and their politics in the nineteenth-century. It characterises Victorian science, technology and medicine, and states how they relate to state institutions and to ... More


From Legacy to Legend

Megan Taylor Shockley

in The Captain's Widow of Sandwich: Self-Invention and the Life of Hannah Rebecca Burgess, 1834-1917

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783191
eISBN:
9780814786529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783191.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter details how Rebecca's story had reached a wider audience and from there, had encouraged her to shape her own legend for the community. During the 1870s and beyond Rebecca added to her ... More


Poetics, Plays, and Performances: The Politics of Modern Indian Theatre

Vasudha Dalmia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195695052
eISBN:
9780199080335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195695052.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book addresses the political and aesthetic concerns of modern Indian theatre, tracing its genealogies, and looking in particular at its appropriation of folk theatre. Beginning with the plays of ... More


Christian Work

Timothy E. W. Gloege

in Guaranteed Pure: The Moody Bible Institute, Business, and the Making of Modern Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621012
eISBN:
9781469623191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621012.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter traces the early life of Dwight L. Moody, the rise of evangelical realism, and his role in developing modern evangelicalism through ideas of Christian work. He was born in 1837, the ... More


Blurring Boundaries between Traditional and Commercial

Sandra Jean Graham

in Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041631
eISBN:
9780252050305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041631.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

By the late 1870s the jubilee marketplace was in full swing, and the term jubilee singer had become so diluted as to be essentially meaningless. All manner of jubilee singers represented themselves ... More


The Japanese Challenge to the American Neoliberal World Order: Identity, Meaning, and Foreign Policy

Yong Wook Lee

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758123
eISBN:
9780804787536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758123.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explicitly links capitalism to Japan's particular foreign economic policy choices, offering a historically informed account of the nature and evolution of the Japanese challenge to ... More


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