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 Identity, Persistence, and Modality

Amie L. Thomasson

in Ordinary Objects

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195319910
eISBN:
9780199869602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195319910.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The hybrid theory of reference developed in Chapter 2 has important consequences for our understanding of metaphysical claims about identity, persistence, and modality, which are drawn out in this ... More


Robert Burns

Murray Pittock

in Scottish and Irish Romanticism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232796
eISBN:
9780191716409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232796.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter provides a detailed discussion of Burns' key writings. It begins by contrasting his continuing sales and international impact with his virtual disappearance from British literary history ... More


The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Volume I: The Birth of Broadcasting

Asa Briggs

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129260
eISBN:
9780191670008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129260.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This is the first part of a five-volume history of broadcasting in the UK. Together the volumes give an authoritative account of the rise of broadcasting in this country. Though naturally largely ... More


The Second Bank of the United States

Richard Ellis E.

in Aggressive Nationalism: McCulloch v. Maryland and the Foundation of Federal Authority in the Young Republic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195323566
eISBN:
9780199788705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323566.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the creation of the 2 BUS and the differences that existed between it and the First Bank of the United States (1 BUS). It also examines the early operations of the 2 BUS and ... More


The Crawford Committee

Asa Briggs

in The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Volume I: The Birth of Broadcasting

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129260
eISBN:
9780191670008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129260.003.0022
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the role of the Crawford Committee in the initial efforts to create a charter for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). It explains that prior to the start of the ... More


The Charter

Asa Briggs

in The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Volume I: The Birth of Broadcasting

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129260
eISBN:
9780191670008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129260.003.0023
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the charter of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). It explains that the report of the Crawford Committee was published on March 5, 1926 and on July 14 the ... More


In Pursuit, December 1885–March 1886

Odie B. Faul

in The Geronimo Campaign

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083514
eISBN:
9780199854141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083514.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes the military's pursuit of the renegade Chiricahuas, from December 1885 to March 1886. Captain Emmet Crawford, in reenlisting Scouts, had chosen only White Mountain and friendly ... More


A Divided Community: Fanny Price and the Readers of Mansfield Park

Michiel Heyns

in Expulsion and the Nineteenth-Century Novel: The Scapegoat in English Realist Fiction

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182702
eISBN:
9780191673870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182702.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Mary Crawford's expulsion constitutes a simplified model of scapegoating, whereby the narrative requirement of closure demands the exclusion of such characters as threaten the desired equilibrium of ... More


Josh

Robert Peterson

in Only the Ball Was White: A History of Legendary Black Players and All-Black Professional Teams

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195076370
eISBN:
9780199853786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195076370.003.0048
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the story of Josh Gibson's legendary home-run hits. He was credited not just a home-run hitter but as the home-run hitter. He was considered a black Babe Ruth. The chapter ... More


Ruth Crawford and the Apotheosis of Spiritual Dissonance

Carol J. Oja

in Making Music Modern: New York in the 1920s

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195058499
eISBN:
9780199865031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195058499.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

Alone among the ultra-moderns, Ruth Crawford (1901-1953) became a rapt disciple of Dane Rudhyar, whom she met in 1925. She soon fell under his spell, “worshipping” him “intellectually”and finding ... More


Redefining Probative Value

Christopher Slobogin

in Proving the Unprovable: The Role of Law, Science, and Speculation in Adjudicating Culpability and Dangerousness

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195189957
eISBN:
9780199893980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189957.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter proposes that, when the testimony is about past mental state, probative value should be measured in terms of “generally accepted content validity,” which equates Daubert’s reliability ... More


Photoplays

Harlow Robinson

in Lewis Milestone: Life and Films

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178332
eISBN:
9780813178349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178332.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter surveys Milestone’s career in the early 1930s: The Front Page, Rain, and Hallelujah, I’m a Bum. The comedy The Front Page, produced and financed by Howard Hughes, adapted a fast-paced ... More


Epilogue

Donna Aza Weir-Soley

in Eroticism, Spirituality, and Resistance in Black Women’s Writings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033778
eISBN:
9780813039008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033778.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter begins by presenting a poem for Sara Baartman composed by Dianna Ferrus. Many believe that it was this poem that catalyzed Nelson Mandela into action to reclaim the remains of his ... More


7. Confrontation Clause Exclusion of Hearsay

James J. Tomkovicz

in Constitutional Exclusion: The Rules, Rights, and Remedies that Strike the Balance Between Freedom and Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195369243
eISBN:
9780199893409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369243.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter analyzes the oldest exclusionary rule, the Confrontation Clause bar to hearsay. This suppression doctrine originated in the late 19th century, underwent a major doctrinal development in ... More


Frontier Wars

Gwynne Tuell Potts

in George Rogers Clark and William Croghan: A Story of the Revolution, Settlement, and Early Life at Locust Grove

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178677
eISBN:
9780813178707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178677.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

George Rogers Clark was Virginia’s western military commander from 1778 until 1783. As such, it was his responsibility to remedy the ongoing Native war waged against Kentucky’s settlers, although the ... More


The Nubian Marble Object Preserved in Dayr al-Suryan in Wadi al-Natrun

Bishop Martyros

in Christianity and Monasticism in Aswan and Nubia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165610
eISBN:
9781617975424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165610.003.0018
Subject:
History, History of Religion

There is a tray of white marble on which there are inscriptions in both the Greek and Nubian languages, in the Museum of the Holy Virgin Monastery (Dayr al-Suryan) in Wadi al-Natrun. The name of King ... More


Acting

Ronny Regev

in Working in Hollywood: How the Studio System Turned Creativity into Labor

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469636504
eISBN:
9781469636771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636504.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The fourth chapter exposes the experience of screen players and particularly of movie stars. It shows how famous actors such as Clark Gable, Katherine Hepburn, and Joan Crawford were subjected to two ... More


‘If You Only Knew Me Through and Through’: The Domestic Trial Scene and Narrative Advocacy

Trish Ferguson

in Thomas Hardy's Legal Fictions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748673247
eISBN:
9780748695256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748673247.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the limits of the reasonable man standard in terms of gender bias by focusing on Thomas Hardy’s narratives in the context of two divorce cases: Norton v. Melbourne (1836) and ... More


The Arthur Crawford Scandal: Corruption, Governance, and Indian Victims

Michael D. Metelits

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199498611
eISBN:
9780190991319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498611.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Political History

The Arthur Crawford Scandal explores how nineteenth century Bombay tried a British official for corruption. The presidency government persuaded Indians, government officials, to testify against the ... More


Richard Crawford “George Gershwin’s ‘I Got Rhythm’ (1930)” (1993)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0044
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents the text of Richard Crawford's commentaries on George Gershwin's I Got Rhythm, which was published in 1930 in The American Musical Landscape. Crawford notes that this ... More


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