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Ending Book Hunger: Access to Print Across Barriers of Class and Culture

Lea Shaver

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300226003
eISBN:
9780300249316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226003.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Worldwide, billions of people suffer from book hunger. For them, books are too few, too expensive, or do not even exist in their languages. This book argues that this is an educational crisis: the ... More


Application to Other Modern Debates

Brett M. Frischmann

in Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199895656
eISBN:
9780199933280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895656.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses the application of infrastructure theory to other modern debates covering Google Books, peer-to-peer file-sharing software, and open-source software.


Countering the Cold War: Social Significance versus Social Pressure

Julia L. Mickenberg

in Learning from the Left: Children's Literature, the Cold War, and Radical Politics in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195152807
eISBN:
9780199788903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152807.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines challenges to McCarthyism that benefited leftists in the field of children's literature. Beginning with the establishment in the mid-1940s of Young World Books, a division of ... More


The Northern Kingdom in the Late Tenth-Ninth Centuries bce

NADAV NA’AMAN

in Understanding the History of Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264010
eISBN:
9780191734946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264010.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

A major problem in the discussion of the kingdom of Israel in the late tenth–ninth centuries is the evaluation of the Books of Kings as a source for historical reconstruction. In addition to Kings, ... More


The Making of Oriental Religion

Peter van der Veer

in The Modern Spirit of Asia: The Spiritual and the Secular in China and India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128146
eISBN:
9781400848553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128146.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the making of oriental religion. It analyzes the emerging field of oriental studies and comparative religion, especially the project of Sacred Books of the East, headed by ... More


The Controversies over the Controversiae: 1580s–1590s

Stefania Tutino

in Empire of Souls: Robert Bellarmine and the Christian Commonwealth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199740536
eISBN:
9780199894765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740536.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter analyzes the controversies that Bellarmine’s theories provoked within the Catholic world. Bellarmine’s potestas indirecta, in fact, did not only oppose him to the Protestant theologians ... More


The Controversy over the Interdetto and the Attacks against Bellarmine’s Theory

Stefania Tutino

in Empire of Souls: Robert Bellarmine and the Christian Commonwealth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199740536
eISBN:
9780199894765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740536.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter analyzes the repercussions of Bellarmine’s theory in the controversy over the Venetian Interdetto. It starts by examining the very problematic issue of clerical exemption, from which the ... More


Literary Advice and Advisers

Philip Waller

in Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541201
eISBN:
9780191717284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541201.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter is concerned with who stepped forward to direct the novice reader, beginning with the ‘Best Hundred Books’ phenomenon launched by Sir John Lubbock in 1885. It argues that too much ... More


Negotiating Permissions

Lea Shaver

in Ending Book Hunger: Access to Print Across Barriers of Class and Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300226003
eISBN:
9780300249316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226003.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter begins with George Kerscher, who launched Computerized Books for the Blind and Print Disabled in 1988. “I was trying to reach people who were blind and physically handicapped,” Kerscher ... More


Copyright and Mass Digitization

Maurizio Borghi and Stavroula Karapapa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199664559
eISBN:
9780191758409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664559.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Mass digitization of texts, images, and other creative works promises to unprecedentedly enhance access to culture and knowledge. With the electronic ‘library of Alexandria’ having started to ... More


Work and Sing: Children's Literature and the Cultural Front, 1935–1945

Julia L. Mickenberg

in Learning from the Left: Children's Literature, the Cold War, and Radical Politics in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195152807
eISBN:
9780199788903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152807.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter considers how the conditions of production and dissemination of children's literature changed beginning in the mid-1930s, and looks at the particular ways that leftists, in response to ... More


Epilogue: Transforming an “All-White World”

Julia L. Mickenberg

in Learning from the Left: Children's Literature, the Cold War, and Radical Politics in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195152807
eISBN:
9780199788903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152807.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Council on Interracial Books for Children (CIBC) was founded in the mid-1960s by a group of Old Left activists. The Council, whose members helped to make children's literature more genuinely ... More


Discrimination and the Popular Arts

Christopher Hilliard

in English as a Vocation: The 'Scrutiny' Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695171
eISBN:
9780199949946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695171.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 6 examines two major efforts to apply the approaches of Scrutiny's cultural criticism to the post-war scene, which now included commercial television and more complex popular art forms aimed ... More


Minority Culture and the Penguin Public

Christopher Hilliard

in English as a Vocation: The 'Scrutiny' Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695171
eISBN:
9780199949946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695171.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the engagement of Scrutiny contributors and F. R. Leavis's pupils with wider publics. F. R. Leavis's idea of ‘minority culture’ was not simply ‘elitist’ but envisioned a chain ... More


Stella: “A Conjugall love without any Conjugall act”

Louise Barnett

in Jonathan Swift in the Company of Women

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188660
eISBN:
9780199851065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188660.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

A scholar who has dedicated his professional career to studying Swift starts an essay on “Stella's Books” with the following statement: “About Esther Johnson, better known to the world by the name of ... More


Shaw's Settings: Gardens and Libraries

Tony Jason Stafford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044989
eISBN:
9780813046747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044989.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Shaw’s Settings: Gardens and Libraries shows how Shaw enlists the powerful visual component of setting, specifically gardens and libraries, to add meaningful dimensions to the other dramatic ... More


Introduction

D. L. D’ AVRAY

in Death and the Prince: Memorial Preaching Before 1350

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203964
eISBN:
9780191676055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203964.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Memoria, the liturgical commemoration of the dead, is one of the best-studied phenomena in medieval history. From difficult sources such as ‘Books of Life’ and necrologies, they ... More


Dutch Book Arguments *

Alan Hájek

in The Handbook of Rational and Social Choice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199290420
eISBN:
9780191710506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290420.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Dutch Book arguments purport to show that rationality requires certain constraints on an agent's subjective probabilities, on pain of the agent being susceptible to sure losses in corresponding bets. ... More


All Good Books Are Catholic Books: Print Culture, Censorship, and Modernity in Twentieth-Century America

Una M. Cadegan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451126
eISBN:
9780801468988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451126.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Until the close of the Second Vatican Council in 1965, the stance of the Roman Catholic Church toward the social, cultural, economic, and political developments of the twentieth century was largely ... More


Learned People and Melancholy: Ficino

Jennifer Radden

in The Nature of Melancholy: From Aristotle to Kristeva

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151657
eISBN:
9780199849253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151657.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter presents Marsilio Ficino's discussion of melancholy. The son of a doctor, Ficino was born in Italy in 1433 and died in 1499. He lived to be a renowned figure of the Italian Renaissance, ... More


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