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Living On: Remembering Feldafing

Atina Grossmann

in Approaching an Auschwitz Survivor: Holocaust Testimony and its Transformations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195389159
eISBN:
9780199866694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389159.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Historiography

This chapter focuses on the DP-camp Feldafing with its many transitory arrangements for post-war life. With Nazi persecution having come to an end, Holocaust survivors found loved ones and their own ... More


The Old Chinese determiner zhe

Edith Aldridge

in Historical Syntax and Linguistic Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199560547
eISBN:
9780191721267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560547.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

This chapter analyses zhe in archaic Chinese as a determiner which selects a nominal or clausal complement and projects a DP. As a determiner, zhe can further serve as the external binder of a gap in ... More


Summer, 1946, Part I: The European Expedition and the Ethnography of Testimony

Alan Rosen

in The Wonder of Their Voices: The 1946 Holocaust Interviews of David Boder

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195395129
eISBN:
9780199866588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395129.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter chronicles the lead up to Boder's expedition; the establishment of his interview headquarters in a Paris still recovering from the war; his interview protocols; his frustrated desire to ... More


Women in the Holocaust: A Feminist History

Zoë Waxman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199608683
eISBN:
9780191829109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608683.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Despite some pioneering work by scholars, historians still find it hard to listen to the voices of women in the Holocaust. Learning more about both the women who survived and who did not survive the ... More


Split wh-Constructions in Classical and Modern Greek: A Diachronic Perspective

ERIC MATHIEU and IOANNA SITARIDOU

in Grammaticalization and Parametric Variation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272129
eISBN:
9780191709821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272129.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter focuses on split wh-constructions and provides an answer to the following two questions: (i) why split wh-constructions were widespread in Classical Greek, but are now impossible in ... More


Surplus Manpower, Surplus Population

Gerard Daniel Cohen

in In War's Wake: Europe's Displaced Persons in the Postwar Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195399684
eISBN:
9780199918423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399684.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter shows how the DP experience crucially shaped the system of international migration after the Second World War. Supervised by the IRO between 1947 and 1951, the “resettlement” of displaced ... More


Number within the DP: A View from Oceanic

Elizabeth Pearce

in Functional Heads: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 7

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746736
eISBN:
9780199949519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746736.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter addresses some questions about the syntax of free-standing number particles that are present in DPs in Oceanic languages. The data surveyed come from three Southern Oceanic languages ... More


Articles as Partitives *

Ignacio Bosque and M. Carme Picallo

in Functional Heads: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 7

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746736
eISBN:
9780199949519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746736.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter attempts to formally account for a peculiar partitive construction of Old Romance languages that has never been discussed in generative literature. It provides evidence that the definite ... More


The Structural Object Position of Verbs and Nouns

Tarald Taraldsen

in Functional Heads: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 7

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746736
eISBN:
9780199949519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746736.003.0021
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter proposes a new account of the fact that certain processes involving raising to a higher DP-position are systematically blocked in NPs. It begins by developing an argument that all the ... More


The DP Cycle

Elly van Gelderen

in The Linguistic Cycle: Language Change and the Language Faculty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199756056
eISBN:
9780199896882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756056.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Demonstratives are involved in cyclical changes by becoming articles and later class or Case markers. This involves the grammaticalization of deictic features. For instance, the Old English masculine ... More


Nominal Arguments and Language Variation

Li Julie Jiang

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190084165
eISBN:
9780190084202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190084165.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book investigates nominal arguments in classifier languages. A long-held claim is that classifier languages do not have overt article determiners (D). This book, however, brings to the forefront ... More


The Domestic Politics model

Jon Birger Skjærseth and Tora Skodvin

in Climate Change and the Oil Industry: Common Problem, Different Strategies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065583
eISBN:
9781781700471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065583.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter analyses the accuracy of the Domestic Politics (DP) model in accounting for the differences in climate change strategies adopted by the oil companies in this study. It explains that the ... More


Negation and NPI composition inside DP

Ana Maria Martins

in Syntax over Time: Lexical, Morphological, and Information-Structural Interactions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199687923
eISBN:
9780191767319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687923.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter studies the correlation between word order and polar interpretation displayed by DPs with algum/alguno (‘some’) in European Portuguese (EP) and Spanish. Algum/alguno appear to turn into ... More


“Vu ahin zol ikh geyn?”: Music Culture of Jewish Displaced Persons

Bret Werb

in Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199367481
eISBN:
9780199367504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367481.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on how the physical and psychological ordeal of displacement informed and inspired music-related activities among Jewish DPs, from the creation of a sui generis repertoire of ... More


Bare Numeral Classifier Phrases and Bare Nouns in Mandarin

Li Julie Jiang

in Nominal Arguments and Language Variation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190084165
eISBN:
9780190084202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190084165.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chapter 2 examines Mandarin numeral classifier phrases. It begins with a discussion of a list of tendentially universal properties of numeral-noun phrases in number marking languages (NMLs) like ... More


Agreement in Two Steps (at Least)

Eulàlia Bonet

in Distributed Morphology Today: Morphemes for Morris Halle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019675
eISBN:
9780262314572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019675.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter compares three possible analyses of DP-internal concord asymmetries, the first two having originally been designed to handle subject-verb asymmetries. The one-step analysis by ... More


After the War

Zoë Waxman

in Women in the Holocaust: A Feminist History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199608683
eISBN:
9780191829109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608683.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The final chapter explores Jewish life in the Displaced Persons (DP) camps. Whilst the Nazis had plunged everything into the wholesale murder of every Jewish man, woman, and child in occupied Europe, ... More


Gateway: Revisiting Dubai as a Port City

Mina Akhavan

in The New Arab Urban: Gulf Cities of Wealth, Ambition, and Distress

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479880010
eISBN:
9781479898855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880010.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Dubai has evolved from fishing village into a transportation and logistics world hub with the largest man-made harbor in the world. From the Dubai base, DP World – as the overall operating company is ... More


Displaced Persons

Robert L. Fuller

in The Struggle for Cooperation: Liberated France and the American Military, 1944--1946

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176628
eISBN:
9780813176659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176628.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

France was awash in displaced persons (DPs) from June 1944 until months after the war was over. Repatriating French DPs from Germany turned out to be the easy part; where to put them once they got ... More


Introduction

Ian Roberts

in Agreement and Head Movement: Clitics, Incorporation, and Defective Goals

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014304
eISBN:
9780262289726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014304.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book explores the consequences of Noam Chomsky’s theory that head movement is not part of narrow syntax and argues that the current notion of syntax can and must accommodate a species of head ... More


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