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An Overview of American Free Speech Doctrine and its Application to Extreme Speech

James Weinstein

in Extreme Speech and Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199548781
eISBN:
9780191720673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548781.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes the basic features of the American free speech doctrine and then considers its application to various forms of extreme speech. This analysis reveals that most of the speech ... More


The German Territories, c.1648–c.1760

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume II: The Peace of Westphalia to the Dissolution of the Reich, 1648-1806

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693078
eISBN:
9780191732256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693078.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This section argues that absolutism is an inappropriate label to attach to the German territories. Government activity expanded in the face of the need for reconstruction after 1648 and new ideas ... More


Colonial Aristocracies of the High Middle Ages

Robert Bartlett

in Medieval Frontier Societies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203612
eISBN:
9780191675898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203612.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Between the 11th and the 13th centuries, the political map of Europe and the Mediterranean was transformed by a series of conquests which established, more or less securely, new ruling classes in ... More


The Siciliana of the G-minor Sonata

Joel Lester

in Bach's Works for Solo Violin: Style, Structure, Performance

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195120974
eISBN:
9780199865406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195120974.003.04
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Siciliana lightens the tone of the G-minor Sonata with its dance-like rhythms (a siciliana being a dance related to the gigue) and with its looser construction into a series of parallel sections ... More


The German Historical Novel

Brian Hamnett

in The Historical Novel in Nineteenth-Century Europe: Representations of Reality in History and Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695041
eISBN:
9780191732164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695041.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Although originating in the late eighteenth century, the German historical novel did not win a wider European significance until Fontane’s ‘Before the Storm’ in 1879. Many historical novels gained ... More


Cöthen (1717–23)

Malcolm Boyd

in Bach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195307719
eISBN:
9780199850785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307719.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines developments in the musical career of Johann Sebastian Bach in Cothen during the period from 1717 to 1723. In December 1717, Bach accepted Prince Leopold's offer to become music ... More


History of Universities: Volume XXXI / 2

Mordechai Feingold (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198835509
eISBN:
9780191873157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835509.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This book contains a mix of learned articles and book reviews providing a history of higher education. Topics covered include alumni friendships in later medieval England, a study of portraits in the ... More


A Magnificent Faith: Art and Identity in Lutheran Germany

Bridget Heal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198737575
eISBN:
9780191800993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737575.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This book explains how and why Lutheranism—a confession that insisted upon the pre-eminence of God’s Word—became a visually magnificent faith, a faith whose adherents sought to captivate Christians’ ... More


I Was Captured for the Last Time

John M. Porter

in One of Morgan’s Men: Memoirs of Lieutenant John M. Porter of the Ninth Kentucky Cavalry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129891
eISBN:
9780813135700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129891.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Captain Thomas H. Hines, Lieutenant John M. Porter, and eighty men from the Ninth Kentucky Cavalry were sent by John Hunt Morgan to the area between Brandenburg and Covington, Kentucky, because ... More


Elections in the Länder

Arthur B. Gunlicks

in The Länder and German federalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065323
eISBN:
9781781700464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065323.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Five phases can be distinguished in the development of political parties in the Länder. In order to provide the reader with some of the flavour and spice of Landtag elections, and to better assess ... More


The Slave Trade of Northern Germany from the Seventeenth to the Nineteenth Centuries

Andrea Weindl

in Extending the Frontiers: Essays on the New Transatlantic Slave Trade Database

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134360
eISBN:
9780300151749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134360.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the German slave traders who played, at most, a minor part in the history of the transatlantic slave trade. The ending of the Brandenburg slave trade came quite abruptly after ... More


Interception

Shira Brisman

in Albrecht Dürer and the Epistolary Mode of Address

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226354750
eISBN:
9780226354897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226354897.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter Five considers how the imagery of message-sending was adopted, in the early sixteenth century, by prints that figured contemporary Humanists—such as Erasmus of Rotterdam—in the guise of ... More


Unter den Linden

Paul Stangl

in Risen from Ruins: The Cultural Politics of Rebuilding East Berlin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603202
eISBN:
9781503605503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603202.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Shortly after the war, preservationists lobbied for funds to carry out emergency repairs to key structures on Unter den Linden. The SMAD displayed little interest, and German Communist politicians ... More


Preconditions to State Building: Making the Case for Comparison

Boaz Atzili

in Good Fences, Bad Neighbors: Border Fixity and International Conflict

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226031354
eISBN:
9780226031378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031378.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the conditions that may facilitate or impede state building. It explores case studies that illustrate the effect of border norms on weak states, examining four cases at its ... More


State Building and State

Boaz Atzili

in Good Fences, Bad Neighbors: Border Fixity and International Conflict

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226031354
eISBN:
9780226031378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031378.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines case studies of weak states in a world of flexible borders—Brandenburg-Prussia, Argentina, and Poland-Lithuania, It first examines the weakness of Brandenburg-Prussia in 1640 ... More


Conclusions

Boaz Atzili

in Good Fences, Bad Neighbors: Border Fixity and International Conflict

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226031354
eISBN:
9780226031378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031378.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter compares four case studies (Brandenburg-Prussia, Argentina, Lebanon, and Congo) and two smaller cases (Poland and Israel). The analysis proceeds along the following lines of ... More


Orientation: Geographical Didacticism and the X-Films of New Berlin

Brigitta B. Wagner

in Berlin Replayed: Cinema and Urban Nostalgia in the Postwall Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816691715
eISBN:
9781452953595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691715.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at how two German domestic and international successes by the fledgling New Berlin film production company X-Filme, bound up in the new funding policies of Filmboard ... More


Counter-narration

Julia Sonnevend

in Stories Without Borders: The Berlin Wall and the Making of a Global Iconic Event

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190604301
eISBN:
9780190604349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190604301.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The chapter examines the narrative that the East German and Soviet party-controlled press and television constructed for the East German border opening between the accidental day of November 9, 1989, ... More


The Desire for Images: Lutheran Identity in Electoral Saxony and Brandenburg

Bridget Heal

in A Magnificent Faith: Art and Identity in Lutheran Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198737575
eISBN:
9780191800993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737575.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 3 examines in detail the impact of Calvinist reform on Lutheran attitudes towards images in the two territories that form the main focus of this study: Electoral Saxony and Brandenburg. It ... More


Protestant Aesthetics beyond the Court

Bridget Heal

in A Magnificent Faith: Art and Identity in Lutheran Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198737575
eISBN:
9780191800993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737575.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

While princely residential cities such as Dresden provided key focal points for the Empire’s spiritual and cultural life during the later seventeenth century, Chapter 8 shows that the appeal of the ... More


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