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The Russo-Turkish War, 1828–1829

Alexander Bitis

in Russia and the Eastern Question: Army, Government and Society, 1815-1833

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263273
eISBN:
9780191734700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263273.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter covers the 1828–9 Turkish war. It focuses on strategy, main operations and the role of personality, with less attention paid to tactics, supplies, logistics and the overall ... More


Before They Became Turks: Immigration, Political Economy, and Identity in the Pre‐war South Marmara

Ryan Gingeras

in Sorrowful Shores: Violence, Ethnicity, and the End of the Ottoman Empire 1912-1923

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199561520
eISBN:
9780191721076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561520.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter begins by taking up the constitution and ideology of the Ottoman Muslim elite at the outset of the First World War. After coming to power in 1908, the newly formed government under the ... More


Writers and Rebels: The Literature of Insurgency in the Caucasus

Rebecca Gould

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300200645
eISBN:
9780300220759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300200645.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Spanning the period between the end of the Russo-Caucasian War and the death of the first female Chechen suicide bomber, this ground-breaking book is the first to compare Georgian, Chechen, and ... More


Minor Eastern Versions

BRUCE M. METZGER

in The Early Versions of the New Testament: Their Origin, Transmission, and Limitations

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198261704
eISBN:
9780191682209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261704.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This chapter describes the origins, varieties, early manuscripts, and textual affinities of the Arabic version of the New Testament. Arabia comprises the territory west of Mesopotamia, east and south ... More


The Bracero Program and the Nationalization of South Texas Labor Relations

John Weber

in From South Texas To the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625232
eISBN:
9781469625256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625232.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter argues that the Bracero Program, begun as an international agreement between the US and Mexico to fill agricultural labor shortages during World War II, served as a way for agricultural ... More


Full Circle

Nancy Work

in Cultural Curiosity: Thirteen Stories about the Search for Chinese Roots

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223400
eISBN:
9780520924918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223400.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter talks about the life of Nancy Work, who left Taiwan and her mother because her father wanted her to have good education and to succeed in the United States. When her father died, Nancy ... More


The Writing of Caucasian Albania: Facts and Falsifications

Murtazali S. Gadjiev

in Selective Remembrances: Archaeology in the Construction, Commemoration, and Consecration of National Pasts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226450582
eISBN:
9780226450643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226450643.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter focuses on Georgian scholar Z. Alexidze's discovery that the Caucasian Albanian language is directly ancestral to Udin, a northeast Caucasian language. It analyzes the Albanian Book as a ... More


Islam in Central Asia and the Caucasus Since the Fall of the Soviet Union

Bayram Balci

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190917272
eISBN:
9780190943035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917272.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

With the end of the Soviet Union in 1991, a major turning point in all former Soviet Republics, Central Asian and Caucasian countries began to reflect on their history and identities. As a ... More


Politics and the Rule of Law in the Commonwealth of Independent States

S. Neil MacFarlane

in Law and Informal Practices: The Post-Communist Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199259366
eISBN:
9780191698606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259366.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter assesses the record of CIS states in establishing the rule of law, with particular emphasis on the southern Caucasian states. In doing so it addresses four questions. First, what is the ... More


Forehead, Eyebrows, Eyelids, And Canthi

David Jordan, Louise Mawn, and Richard L. Anderson

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199744268
eISBN:
9780197563052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199744268.003.0008
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Ophthalmology

Numerous oculoplastic surgical procedures are performed on the forehead, eyebrows, eyelids, and canthi. An understanding of the anatomy of these structures, as well as ... More


Pipeline Politics in Iran, Turkey, and the South Caucasus

Mahmood Monshipouri

in The Great Game in West Asia: Iran, Turkey and the South Caucasus

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190673604
eISBN:
9780190872618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673604.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The relationship between Iran, Turkey and the South Caucasus states have been influenced by an array of geopolitical, strategic, cultural, and economic factors. The competition between Iran and ... More


A Contested Jurisdiction: Armenia in Late Antiquity

Tim Greenwood

in Sasanian Persia: Between Rome and the Steppes of Eurasia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474401012
eISBN:
9781474435277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401012.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Although Roman and Persian engagement with late antique Armenia has been analysed from several perspectives, its juridical dimension has been largely ignored. This chapter provides a reassessment of ... More


“A Home of One’s Own”: The Battle over Residential Space in Twentieth-Century America

Abigail Perkiss

in Making Good Neighbors: Civil Rights, Liberalism, and Integration in Postwar Philadelphia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452284
eISBN:
9780801470851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452284.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter recounts the 1947 U.S. Supreme Court prohibition against J. D. and Ethel Shelley—a black couple—to own a space in the all-white neighbourhood of Labadie Avenue because of a “covenant” ... More


Perfect Is Dead: Karen Carpenter, Theodor Adorno, and the Radio; or, If Hooks Could Kill

Eric Lott

in American Literature's Aesthetic Dimensions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156172
eISBN:
9780231520775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156172.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter attempts to bring to bear one of the most severely unforgiving instruments of twentieth-century aesthetic judgment (the critique of culture-industry commodification articulated by Max ... More


Rooting and Routing Whiteness in Colonial Indonesia: From Dutch to Japanese Whiteness

L. Ayu Saraswati

in Seeing Beauty, Sensing Race in Transnational Indonesia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836641
eISBN:
9780824871161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836641.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the shifts in beauty ideals in Indonesia during the colonial period by focusing on the emergence of two categories of whiteness: “European whiteness” and “Japanese whiteness.” ... More


Cosmopolitan Whiteness: The Effects and Affects of Skin-Whitening Advertisements in a Transnational Women’s Magazine

L. Ayu Saraswati

in Seeing Beauty, Sensing Race in Transnational Indonesia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836641
eISBN:
9780824871161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836641.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter investigates what kind of whiteness is being marketed in transnational women's magazines in post-Soeharto (post-1998) Indonesia. Using discourse and semiotic analyses, it decodes the ... More


Changes in Organizational Style

Michihiro Ama

in Immigrants to the Pure Land: The Modernization, Acculturation, and Globalization of Shin Buddhism, 1898-1941

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834388
eISBN:
9780824871727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834388.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter analyzes the development of the Honpa Honganji Mission of Hawaii (HHMH) and the Buddhist Mission of North America (BMNA). Shin Buddhism spread in Hawaii and North America as an ... More


“A Strange Nigger”: Faulkner and the Minstrel Performance of Whiteness

John N. Duvall

in Faulkner and Whiteness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030208
eISBN:
9781621033202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030208.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In contrast to the assertions of many racist characters in Yoknapatawpha County, William Faulkner’s fiction repeatedly shows that race is always mediated by performance rather than a simple matter of ... More


The Euro-Americans

Kathryn Braun and Deborah Goebert

in People and Cultures of Hawai'i: The Evolution of Culture and Ethnicity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835804
eISBN:
9780824868529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835804.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines Euro-Americans or Caucasians in Hawaiʻi—those individuals who can trace their ancestry to white Europeans, commonly known in the State of Hawaiʻi as haoles. It begins with an ... More


Unbridled Intellect and Revolution: N. Ya. Marr

L. S. Klejn

in Soviet Archaeology: Trends, Schools, and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199601356
eISBN:
9780191804595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601356.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the influence of Nicholas Yakovlevich Marr, a historian and linguist from Georgia, on Soviet archaeology. It first provides an overview of Marr's educational background in ... More


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