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Public Controversy and Intellectual Dissent, 1949–72

Robert Tobin

in The Minority Voice: Hubert Butler and Southern Irish Protestantism, 1900-1991

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641567
eISBN:
9780191738418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641567.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter addresses the conservatism that continued to dominate Irish society during the 1950s and the shift that began to take place in the course of the 1960s. It assesses Butler's efforts to ... More


Free Men and Free Speech: 1834–1837

Joan D. Hedrick

in Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096392
eISBN:
9780199854288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096392.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Harriet Beecher Stowe embarked upon housekeeping during the turbulent decade of the 1830s when anti-slavery riots erupted in most of the major cities. Harriet ... More


Reasoning Without Knowledge

Paul Woodruff

in First Democracy: The Challenge of an Ancient Idea

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195304541
eISBN:
9780199850747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304541.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

When Sophocles won his trial on questions about his mental incompetence, he recited a substantial portion of his play, which was a master piece, and convinced the court of his competence. This was ... More


Making of the Indian Parliament

B.L. Shankar and Valerian Rodrigues

in The Indian Parliament: A Democracy at Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198067726
eISBN:
9780199080434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067726.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The choice of a parliamentary form of government around which Indian democracy came to thrive is the outcome of a complex process of intellectual churning. Parliamentary institutions were not an ... More


Keats’ Medical Milieu

Hrileena Ghosh

in John Keats' Medical Notebook: Text, Context, and Poems

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620610
eISBN:
9781789629798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620610.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter offers an account of the London teaching hospitals to show that Keats had privileged access to intellectual capital. London was a hotbed of intellectual ferment, as embodied by ... More


Evolution of the Hindu Code Bill

Chitra Sinha

in Debating Patriarchy: The Hindu Code Bill Controversy in India (1941–1956)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078944
eISBN:
9780199081479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078944.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The chapter of the book discusses the specific stages of evolution of the Hindu Code Bill and provides the base for understanding the ideological underpinnings of the discourse over the Hindu Code ... More


The Historical Context

Erik J. Hammerstrom

in The Science of Chinese Buddhism: Early Twentieth-Century Engagements

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231170345
eISBN:
9780231539586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170345.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The book argues that the most important period for Chinese Buddhists engagement with modern science occurred in the ten years between 1923 and 1932. This chapter lays out the historical context for ... More


Cyberwar: How Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped Elect a President: What We Don't, Can't, and Do Know

Kathleen Hall Jamieson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190058838
eISBN:
9780197555415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190058838.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Cyberwar examines the ways in which Russian interventions not only affected the behaviors of key players but altered the 2016 presidential campaign’s media and social media landscape. After laying ... More


Old Differences and New Hierarchies: The Trouble with Tribes in Contemporary India

Kriti Kapila

in Interrogating India's Modernity: Democracy, Identity, and Citizenship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198092070
eISBN:
9780199082704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092070.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

The essay focuses on the constitutive nature of the category of ‘tribe’ in India and discusses the kinds of difficulties posed by the culture-question in relation to national society. Attending to ... More


Inside the Presidential Debates: Their Improbable Past and Promising Future

Newton N. Minow and Craig L. LaMay

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226530413
eISBN:
9780226530390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226530390.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Newton Minow's long engagement with the world of television began nearly fifty years ago when President John F. Kennedy appointed him chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. As its head, ... More


The Dark Side of Desire: Racial-Sexual Alterity and the Play of Race

Ariane Cruz

in The Color of Kink: Black Women, BDSM, and Pornography

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479809288
eISBN:
9781479899425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809288.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines black women’s participation in BDSM and how these performances illustrate a complex and contradictory brokering of pain, pleasure, and power for the black female performer. I ... More


Race and Whiteness

Neville Kirk

in Transnational Radicalism and the Connected Lives of Tom Mann and Robert Samuel Ross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940094
eISBN:
9781786944269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940094.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter investigates Mann’s and Ross’s attitudes towards race, class and gender. The aim is to shed new light upon the widely debated and topical issues of racism, whiteness and anti-racism. ... More


The Commission on Presidential Debates and Its Critics

in Inside the Presidential Debates: Their Improbable Past and Promising Future

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226530413
eISBN:
9780226530390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226530390.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

Institutionalizing presidential debates had been the goal of the League of Women Voters, but by 1984 it was clear that it simply did not have the clout to succeed. In 1976, 1980, and 1984, the ... More


The Dilemma: Who Debates?

in Inside the Presidential Debates: Their Improbable Past and Promising Future

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226530413
eISBN:
9780226530390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226530390.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

The most serious criticism of the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) is that it conspires with the major parties to deny candidates other than the Republican and Democratic nominees the ... More


Introduction Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600

Angela McCarthy and John M. MacKenzie

in Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474410045
eISBN:
9781474422512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410045.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This introduction provides an overview of the remarkably long timescale of Scottish migrations from 1600, suggesting that during that period an estimated 3.6 million people left Scotland. It provides ... More


North American Slave Traders in the Age of Revolution, 1776–1807

Leonardo Marques

in The United States and the Transatlantic Slave Trade to the Americas, 1776-1867

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300212419
eISBN:
9780300224733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212419.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The chapter explores the creation of a U.S. branch of the transatlantic slave trade in the aftermath of U.S. independence. It looks at the central role played by Rhode Island merchants in this ... More


Historical Background

Abhinav Chandrachud

in The Informal Constitution: Unwritten Criteria in Selecting Judges for the Supreme Court of India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198098560
eISBN:
9780199082971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098560.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter analyzes historical legislative debates surrounding the establishment of the Federal Court during British rule in India, and debates in the Constituent Assembly about who would get to ... More


The Spartan Contribution to Greek Citizenship Theory

Paul Cartledge

in Defining Citizenship in Archaic Greece

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198817192
eISBN:
9780191858727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817192.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

One of the major current scholarly debates surrounding ancient Sparta concerns its status as a unicum—or not: how was Sparta ‘different', if indeed it was, from all or most other Greek poleis? One of ... More


Rights in the English Revolution

Susan Marks

in A False Tree of Liberty: Human Rights in Radical Thought

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780199675456
eISBN:
9780191886621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199675456.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines discussions of rights in the English Revolution of the mid-seventeenth century, focusing in particular on the Putney Debates and on the ideas put forward shortly afterwards by ... More


Manoah’s Songs of Experience

Susan Mitchell Sommers

in The Siblys of London: A Family on the Esoteric Fringes of Georgian England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190687328
eISBN:
9780190687359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687328.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

There is a strong temptation to hold up the lives of brothers Manoah and Ebenezer Sibly for comparison—they make plausible stock characters: the good brother and the bad one. The bare evidence of ... More


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