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Sojourner

John A. Grigg

in The Lives of David Brainerd: The Making of an American Evangelical Icon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372373
eISBN:
9780199870868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372373.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Although Brainerd had committed to working among the Indians in late 1742, he struggled for the next eighteen months with the consequences of this decision. This chapter describes Brainerd's work ... More


Pastor

John A. Grigg

in The Lives of David Brainerd: The Making of an American Evangelical Icon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372373
eISBN:
9780199870868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372373.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Brainerd's quest for effectiveness reached a large degree of fulfillment when a religious revival broke out among a community of Indians in northern New Jersey. As the revival continued, Brainerd ... More


After Christendom: Evangelical Conversion After Christendom: Evangelical Conversion Narrative and its Alternatives

D. Bruce Hindmarsh

in The Evangelical Conversion Narrative: Spiritual Autobiography in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245758
eISBN:
9780191602436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245754.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Begins by reviewing the chronological proliferation, literary elaboration, and theological differentiation of the genre of conversion narrative over the course of the eighteenth century in England. ... More


Writing

Nancy Shoemaker

in A Strange Likeness: Becoming Red and White in Eighteenth-Century North America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167924
eISBN:
9780199788996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167924.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

American Indians and Europeans kept records of their international agreements in tangible form: wampum belts, calumet pipes, or eagle feathers among eastern Indians, and among Europeans, written ... More


Director Primacy in the Courts

Stephen M. Bainbridge

in The New Corporate Governance in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337501
eISBN:
9780199868643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337501.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Because a model's ability to predict real world outcomes is the critical test of its validity, a key question is whether the director primacy model makes accurate predictions not only the statutory ... More


The Corporate Contract in Changing Times: Is the Law Keeping Up?

Steven Davidoff Solomon and Randall Stuart Thomas (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226599403
eISBN:
9780226599540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226599540.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Enormous changes are occurring in our capital markets as shareholder activists become increasingly prominent, institutional investors gain power, and capital markets intermediaries such as proxy ... More


Anxious Hospitality:: Loitering at Fort Allen, 1756–1761

Daniel Ingram

in Indians and British Outposts in Eighteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037974
eISBN:
9780813042169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037974.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Pennsylvania's Fort Allen was a small link in a defensive fort chain that was meant to spearhead an invasion of Indian country and protect backcountry settlements during the 1755–1758 Delaware ... More


Union Indivisible: Secession and the Politics of Slavery in the Border South

Michael D. Robinson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633787
eISBN:
9781469633794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633787.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Many accounts of the secession crisis overlook the sharp political conflict that took place in the Border South states of Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, and Missouri. Michael D. Robinson expands the ... More


Who Makes the Rules?

Stephen M. Bainbridge

in Corporate Governance after the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199772421
eISBN:
9780199932696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772421.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter takes up the foundational question of who sets the rules of the game. Virtually all U.S. corporations are formed (“incorporated”) under the laws of a single state by filing articles of ... More


State of the States: Geographic Patterns of Diversity, Rarity, and Endemism

Geoffrey A. Hammerson and Larry E. Morse

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195125191
eISBN:
9780197561331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195125191.003.0011
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Regional Geography

The natural geography of the 50 states varies tremendously, supporting an equally varied suite of wild species—from flocks of tropical birds in southern Florida to ... More


Delaware: A High Court of Errors and Appeals

Scott Douglas Gerber

in A Distinct Judicial Power: The Origins of an Independent Judiciary, 1606-1787

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199765874
eISBN:
9780199896875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765874.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

The Swedes planted the first permanent settlement in what is now the state of Delaware in 1638 at Fort Christina (today, Wilmington). The Dutch terminated Swedish control in 1655, and the English ... More


Going Home:: (March 21–April 29, 1865)

David R. Bush

in I Fear I Shall Never Leave This Island: Life in a Civil War Prison

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037448
eISBN:
9780813042305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037448.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter takes Wesley from Johnson's Island through several other prison camps. He left Johnson's Island before the war ended and passed through three other prison camps on his way back to ... More


Re-Imagining Offshore Finance: Market-Dominant Small Jurisdictions in a Globalizing Financial World

Christopher M. Bruner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190466879
eISBN:
9780190466909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466879.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Comparative Law

Over the last century, small jurisdictions have become significant players in cross-border corporate and financial services. Their nature, legal status, and market roles, however, remain ... More


The Racial-Sacrifice Covenants

Derrick Bell

in Silent Covenants: Brown v. Board of Education and the Unfulfilled Hopes for Racial Reform

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195172720
eISBN:
9780197562345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195172720.003.0008
Subject:
Education, History of Education

In Prehistoric Times, a people fearing that they had irritated their gods would seek to make amends by sacrificing a lamb, a goat, or sometimes a young virgin. ... More


The Interest-Convergence Covenants

Derrick Bell

in Silent Covenants: Brown v. Board of Education and the Unfulfilled Hopes for Racial Reform

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195172720
eISBN:
9780197562345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195172720.003.0009
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Given Theirhistory Of Racial Subordination, how have black people gained any protection against the multifaceted forms of discrimination that threaten their well-being ... More


Brown as an Anticommunist Decision

Derrick Bell

in Silent Covenants: Brown v. Board of Education and the Unfulfilled Hopes for Racial Reform

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195172720
eISBN:
9780197562345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195172720.003.0010
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The Coincidence Of Litigation aimed at eliminating the constitu­tional justification of state-sponsored racial segregation and the nation’s need to strengthen its ... More


Durable Goods

David Ehrenfeld

in Swimming Lessons: Keeping Afloat in the Age of Technology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195148527
eISBN:
9780197561867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195148527.003.0021
Subject:
Environmental Science, Social Impact of Environmental Issues

I have been reading about the Lenape. It started as a kind of penance. Every day I pick up the newspaper and learn about different ethnic peoples who have ... More


States Create Transportation Authorities to Cross Local Boundaries

Carolyn T. Adams

in From the Outside In: Suburban Elites, Third-Sector Organizations, and the Reshaping of Philadelphia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451621
eISBN:
9780801471858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451621.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines how intergovernmental authorities carry out their responsibility for transportation systems that link the city to the suburbs across municipal boundaries. It also considers why ... More


Technical Changes: Technology and Industry

A. D. Cliff, M.R. Smallman-Raynor, P. Haggett, D.F. Stroup, and S.B. Thacker

in Infectious Diseases: A Geographical Analysis: Emergence and Re-emergence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199244737
eISBN:
9780191917509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199244737.003.0015
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Social and Political Geography

In this chapter, we examine the second of the five overlapping drivers of disease emergence and re-emergence shown in Figure II.1—technology and industry. ... More


“O unrighteous gain!” From Rhetoric to Ritual, 1727–43

Brycchan Carey

in From Peace to Freedom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300180770
eISBN:
9780300182279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180770.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores both the discursive processes and, to a certain extent, the political processes by which Friends in the Delaware Valley moved from the messy compromise of 1716–19 to an even ... More


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