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The Evolution of British General Practice, 1850–1948

Anne Digby

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205135
eISBN:
9780191676512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205135.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This is a major new study of the formative period in the development of modern general practice in the UK. Drawing upon an impressive range of hitherto unused archival material, the book analyses the ... More


Première and Publication: An Account of the Events of 1945–49 That Lead up to the First Performance

Donald Maurice

in Bartók's Viola Concerto: The Remarkable Story of His Swansong

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195156904
eISBN:
9780199868339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156904.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter provides perhaps the most fascinating part of the story, bringing to light a series of circumstances not previously known outside the close circle of family and friends. The cello ... More


Co-Memory and Melancholia: Israelis Memorialising the Palestinian Nakba

Ronit Lentin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081705
eISBN:
9781781702550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081705.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The 1948 war that led to the creation of the State of Israel also resulted in the destruction of Palestinian society, when some 80 per cent of the Palestinians who lived in the major part of ... More


The Electricity Act

Alok Kumar and Sushanta K. Chatterjee

in Electricity Sector in India: Policy and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082279
eISBN:
9780199082063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082279.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter deals with the evolution and key features of the Electricity Act, 2003. It also covers the two sets of amendments to the Act. The perspective that has gone into the making of the Act and ... More


THE GREAT UPSET OF 1948

Marion Elizabeth Rodgers

in Mencken: The American Iconoclast

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195072389
eISBN:
9780199787982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072389.003.0052
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter details Mencken's role at the first televised national political convention, his views of politicians, and his view on the detrimental power of television over print. In 1948, Mencken ... More


The Decline of the Code

John Billheimer

in Hitchcock and the Censors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177427
eISBN:
9780813177441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177427.003.0039
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes the decline of the Production Code and its replacement by the current rating system. Two Supreme Court rulings contributed to the end of the Production Code. In 1948, the court ... More


Introduction and Overview

David Morrell

in General Practice under the National Health Service, 1948–1997: The First Fifty Years

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206750
eISBN:
9780191677304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206750.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The National Health Service was introduced in January 1948 and has been around for no less than 50 years. This chapter discusses the different aspects of the National Health Service, based on the ... More


The State, Parent and Child: (2) The Welfare State and Child Care Legislation

Stephen Cretney

in Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280919
eISBN:
9780191713170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280919.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

The social conditions of World War II led to an increase of official interest in how best the welfare of children could be promoted; and the huge Evacuation programmes of 1940 and 1944 led to concern ... More


From Holocaust to Holy War: Israel's War of Independence

Reuven Firestone

in Holy War in Judaism: The Fall and Rise of a Controversial Idea

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860302
eISBN:
9780199950621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860302.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The overwhelming tragedy of the Holocaust changed the rules of engagement according to many Jews, convincing most that a Jewish safe-haven is more necessary than ever and only acceptable under Jewish ... More


Palestinian Novels In Israel, 1948−1967

Manar H. Makhoul

in Palestinian Citizens of Israel: A History Through Fiction, 1948-2010

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474459273
eISBN:
9781474480765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459273.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The period covered in this chapter is dominated by the military rule years (imposed until 1966). This was a crucial period for Palestinians in Israel, as these were years of adaptation to the new ... More


Surplus Manpower, Surplus Population

Gerard Daniel Cohen

in In War's Wake: Europe's Displaced Persons in the Postwar Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195399684
eISBN:
9780199918423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399684.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter shows how the DP experience crucially shaped the system of international migration after the Second World War. Supervised by the IRO between 1947 and 1951, the “resettlement” of displaced ... More


The Politics of Maps: Cartographic Constructions of Israel/Palestine

Christine Leuenberger and Izhak Schnell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190076238
eISBN:
9780190076269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190076238.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book traces how the geographical sciences have become entwined with politics, territorial claim-making, and nation-building in Israel/Palestine. In particular, the focus is on the history of ... More


Family in Trouble

Geoffrey G. Field

in Blood, Sweat, and Toil: Remaking the British Working Class, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604111
eISBN:
9780191731686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604111.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Wartime publicity frequently described Britain as a family and later images of the Blitz also stress the courage and endurance of families as a key institution that enabled the nation to surmount the ... More


Panoramic Flashbacks

Berthold Hoeckner

in Film, Music, Memory

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226649610
eISBN:
9780226649894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649894.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

Chapter 5's point of departure is accounts of total recall in near-death situations, which began to include terms like “flashback,” “replay,” and “slow motion” after the invention of film. The ... More


Affective Attachments

Berthold Hoeckner

in Film, Music, Memory

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226649610
eISBN:
9780226649894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649894.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular

Chapter 7 broadens the book’s concern with film music’s contribution to cultural memory toward its role in cultural politics by focusing on two mid-century American films where the transition to ... More


A Necessary Failure

Daniel F. Harrington

in Berlin on the Brink: The Blockade, the Airlift, and the Early Cold War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136134
eISBN:
9780813136837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136134.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Diplomacy thus far had concentrated on re-creating four-power institutions and cooperation in Germany. Failure of this line was a necessary first step toward more stable arrangements—partition of ... More


Prelude to War

Hillel Cohen and Haim Watzman

in Army of Shadows: Palestinian Collaboration with Zionism, 1917-1948

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252219
eISBN:
9780520933989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252219.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The first signs of Palestinian Arab political reorganization appeared at the end of 1943. Independent leaders reestablished the Nation's Fund, operating in three channels: propaganda against selling ... More


Treason and Defeat: The 1948 War

Hillel Cohen and Haim Watzman

in Army of Shadows: Palestinian Collaboration with Zionism, 1917-1948

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252219
eISBN:
9780520933989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252219.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The war of 1948 ended with the severe defeat of the Arabs of Palestine and the Arab countries that came to their aid. Palestinian Arab political institutions collapsed. The Palestinian Arab state ... More


Beveridge’s giant of disease: from negative to positive welfare?

Martin Powell

in Social Policy Review 21: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2009

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423733
eISBN:
9781447303480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423733.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines the way in which education policy has attempted to tackle the evil of ‘ignorance’ and promote social mobility, from the perspectives of policy in 1948 and 2008. It points out ... More


Palestinian Cinema: Landscape, Trauma and Memory

Nurith Gertz and George Khleifi

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634071
eISBN:
9780748671069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634071.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Despite the Palestinian society's serious concern with its historical memory, the notion that the post 1948 Palestinian historical narrative has thus far not been told in its entirety, or, at least, ... More


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