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Deng Xiaoping's Long War: The Military Conflict between China and Vietnam, 1979-1991

Xiaoming Zhang

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621241
eISBN:
9781469623399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621241.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The surprise Chinese invasion of Vietnam in 1979 shocked the international community. The two communist nations had seemed firm political and cultural allies, but the twenty-nine-day border war ... More


VALUATION OF CONTINGENT CLAIMS: EXTENSIONS

Ser-Huang Poon and Richard Stapleton

in Asset Pricing in Discrete Time: A Complete Markets Approach

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199271443
eISBN:
9780191602559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271445.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

‘Valuation of Contingent Claims: Extensions’ extends the analysis in Ch. 3 to contingent claims on assets with non-lognormal distributions, for example, normal distributions, as in the Brennan ... More


Contemporary Iran: Economy, Society, Politics

Ali Gheissari (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195378481
eISBN:
9780199852345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378481.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Iran is a key player in some of the most crucial issues of our time. But because of its relative diplomatic isolation and the partisan nature of conflicting accounts voiced by different interest ... More


Unintended Consequences: The Lead-Up to the Iranian Revolution

Lior B. Sternfeld

in Between Iran and Zion: Jewish Histories of Twentieth-Century Iran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606142
eISBN:
9781503607170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606142.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The ultimate success of the nation-building project, led by the Shah, was evident in the decade leading up to the revolution—when the Jewish community in Iran finally achieved its release from ... More


Double Projections

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/9780226649894.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

Chapter 3 introduces double projection as a phenomenon that occurs when well-known music calls up preexisting associations on the viewer’s mental screen while watching a movie. With the advent of ... More


The Life and Times of the Shah

Gholam RezaAfkhami

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253285
eISBN:
9780520942165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253285.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This biography is an insider's account of the life and times of Mohammad Reza Shah, who ruled from 1941 to 1979 as the last Iranian monarch. The book takes advantage of unparalleled access to a large ... More


Autopsy Visions

Jeanne Guillemin

in Anthrax: The Investigation of a Deadly Outbreak

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222045
eISBN:
9780520927100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222045.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the available autopsy material of the outbreak victims, describing the material on inhalation anthrax and providing a pathologists' synopsis of the 1979 outbreak. It briefly ... More


Where Should Teen Mothers Live? What Should We Do About It?

Harold Pollack

in Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095418
eISBN:
9780300129847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095418.003.0026
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyzes several outcomes associated with teen mothers' residential choices. It investigates whether public assistance programs, such as Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), ... More


A Revolution in Rhyme: Poetic Co-option under the Islamic Republic

Fatemeh Shams

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198858829
eISBN:
9780191890925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858829.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

A Revolution in Rhyme: Poetic Co-option under the Islamic Republic offers, for the first time, an original, timely examination of the pivotal role poetry plays in policy, power and political ... More


Pluralism, Development, and the Nicaraguan Revolution

David Johnson Lee

in The Ends of Modernization: Nicaragua and the United States in the Cold War Era

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501756214
eISBN:
9781501756221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501756214.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter follows the successful 1979 revolution to international alliance formation by the Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional (FSLN) and reveals how the Reagan administration reshaped ... More


The Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan, December 1979

George W. Breslauer

in The Rise and Demise of World Communism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197579671
eISBN:
9780197579701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197579671.003.0032
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The year 1979 was a fateful one. Relations between the United States and the PRC warmed considerably, while almost everything went wrong in the US-Soviet relationship. The Soviet invasion of ... More


Conclusions

Phoebe N. Okowa

in State Responsibility for Transboundary Air Pollution in International Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260974
eISBN:
9780191682186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260974.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter emphasizes the major characteristics of the existing legal regime, and outlines the main shortcomings of international law in its response to transboundary air pollution, including the ... More


Successful Europeanisation in the 1990s

Paolo Dardanelli

in Between Two Unions: Europeanisation and Scottish Devolution

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070808
eISBN:
9781781701393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070808.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter focuses on the successful Europeanisation that occurred during the 1990s. Its differentiates the European dimension during the 1970s and the 1990s, and looks at its impact on the ... More


Kasai Akira and Tenshikan

Bruce Baird

in A History of Butô

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197630273
eISBN:
9780197630310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197630273.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines the career of Kasai Akira. Kasai was a critical member of the butô cohort during the 60s, but left Japan (and butô) in 1979 and went to Germany to study eurythmy and ... More


The same old Tories

Peter King

in The new politics: Liberal Conservatism or same old Tories?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428547
eISBN:
9781447303923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428547.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

The Conservatives in the 1970s and 2010 called for change, but they did this without articulating an overarching vision. It has also been observed that the Conservatives in 1976 and 2010 sought to ... More


SALE OF GOODS 1

Ewan McKendrick

in English Private Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661770
eISBN:
9780191778612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661770.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter discusses the law relating to the sale of goods. It covers the statutory regime (the Sale of Goods Act 1979); transfer of property and risk (the passing of property, transfer of title by ... More


Transcendental Meditation: From Malnak v. Yogi to Quiet Time

Candy Gunther Brown

in Debating Yoga and Mindfulness in Public Schools: Reforming Secular Education or Reestablishing Religion?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648484
eISBN:
9781469648507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648484.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 2 examines Malnak v. Yogi(1979), the first federal appellate case to scrutinize under the Establishment Clause meditation practices from a religion other than Christianity. Malnak found that ... More


The Domestic Politics of War and Peace: Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, and the Election of 1980

Robert Mason

in US Presidential Elections and Foreign Policy: Candidates, Campaigns, and Global Politics from FDR to Bill Clinton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813169057
eISBN:
9780813177267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169057.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Issues of foreign policy were central to presidential politics in 1980. Not only did the Iran hostage crisis and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan raise disturbing questions about America’s strength ... More


Conservative member

Geoff Horn

in Crossing the floor: Reg Prentice and the crisis of British social democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719088698
eISBN:
9781781705780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088698.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses Prentice‘s experience of gaining acceptance within his new party, including the difficulties he faced in securing a parliamentary candidature for a safe Conservative seat in ... More


‘Celia's Gate’ and the Strikes in the NHS

Tara Martin López

in The Winter of Discontent: Myth, Memory, and History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380291
eISBN:
9781781381588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380291.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The chapter examines the crucial strikes in the National Health Service (NHS) during the Winter of Discontent and contextualizes them within historic currents in the health service since its ... More


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