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Prophecy, Policy, and the Unfolding of God’s Plan

Stephen Spector

in Evangelicals and Israel: The Story of American Christian Zionism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195368024
eISBN:
9780199867646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368024.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Judaism

This chapter considers survey research about white evangelicals’ motives for supporting Israel. It reports on a religious service at a charismatic church that celebrated the emigration of the Jews to ... More


. Al-Aqsa Massacre Video

Anne Marie Oliver and Paul F. Steinberg

in The Road to Martyrs' Square: A Journey into the World of the Suicide Bomber

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305593
eISBN:
9780199850815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305593.003.0027
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter recounts the scene of the Al–Aqsa massacre as taken from tourist video footage. The event that quickly came to be called “Al–Aqsa massacre” took place in October 1990, after the Temple ... More


Holy Language, Holy Place: To Franz Rosenzweig

Aloni Udi

in What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157599
eISBN:
9780231527378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157599.003.0026
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this tribute to Franz Rosenzweig, the author talks about a mosque where Moslems praise the Lord on a daily basis. The Dome of the Rock has come to symbolize Jerusalem, but the author says “we ... More


“The Same Unsavory Smell of Teapot Dome”

Paul Sabin

in Crude Politics: The California Oil Market, 1900-1940

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241985
eISBN:
9780520931145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241985.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The State Lands Act resolved tensions between industrial and recreational usage of the coast by tying beaches and oil together. California's tidelands oil problem became thoroughly intertwined with ... More


Little Excursions Outside the Avant-Garde: the Pageant, the Parade and the Dome

Koenraad Claes

in The Late-Victorian Little Magazine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474426213
eISBN:
9781474453776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426213.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Publicity for the British Fin-de-Siècle avant-garde peaked around the middle of the 1890s with the appearance of the Yellow Book and the Savoy (see Chapter 4), but even afterwards its integrated ... More


Pharmacoanalysis

Anna Powell

in Deleuze, Altered States and Film

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632824
eISBN:
9780748651139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632824.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses the popularisation of altered consciousness in drugs-oriented films. It provides a critical analysis of several relevant films including Kenneth Anger's 1954 Inauguration of the ... More


The Carnivora from Porcupine Cave

Elaine Anderson

in Biodiversity Response to Climate Change in the Middle Pleistocene: The Porcupine Cave Fauna from Colorado

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240827
eISBN:
9780520930858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240827.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter identifies carnivore specimens in Porcupine Cave. There were 22 species and 144 specimens of carnivores reported from nine areas in Porcupine Cave in 1996. Since then, Ursus americanus ... More


Driven to the margins

Brian Baker

in Iain Sinclair

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069048
eISBN:
9781781700891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069048.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter assesses the impact of the Millennium Dome, a structure that is believed to have been a part of an ideological project to negotiate the seeming fracture of a unified British ‘identity’. ... More


Modernity and Mega-Events: Architecturing a Future

in The Sociology of Architecture: Constructing Identities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310768
eISBN:
9781846315930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315930.005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the relationship between states and their landmark architecture, focusing on major modernist architectural projects that house large–scale ‘mega–events’. The case of Millennium ... More


Maria Mitchell (1818–1889)

Daniel R. Altschuler and Fernando J. Ballesteros

in The Women of the Moon: Tales of Science, Love, Sorrow, and Courage

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198844419
eISBN:
9780191879951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844419.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The main subject of this chapter is the life of Maria Mitchell, the first American woman to discover a comet, and the first director of the Vassar Observatory.


Racing for America: The Horse Race of the Century and the Redemption of a Sport

James C. Nicholson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180649
eISBN:
9780813180687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180649.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

On October 20, 1923, at New York's Belmont Park, Kentucky Derby champion Zev toed the starting line alongside Papyrus, winner of England's greatest horse race, the Epsom Derby. The $100,000 purse for ... More


Paradise or Empire?: On a Paradox of Umayyad Art

Alain George

in Power, Patronage, and Memory in Early Islam: Perspectives on Umayyad Elites

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190498931
eISBN:
9780190498955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498931.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This essay revolves around a paradox of Umayyad art: the tendency for the same decorative schemes to yield apparently contradictory, yet internally coherent interpretations, mostly to do with ... More


Conclusion

Kate Nichols

in Greece and Rome at the Crystal Palace: Classical Sculpture and Modern Britain, 1854-1936

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199596461
eISBN:
9780191795770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596461.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The conclusion situates the Sydenham Palace alongside the Millennium Dome/O2 arena, comparing the criticisms of mass audiences, authenticity, and exhibitionary strategies at 2008’s Tutankhmun ... More


How Yellowstone Works

Robert B. Smith and Lee J. Siegel

in Windows into the Earth: The Geologic Story of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195105964
eISBN:
9780197565452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195105964.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Historical Geology

Most people who visit Yellowstone are blissfully unaware they are standing on top of an active, breathing volcano. They visit geysers and hot springs, and may feel some of the numerous earthquakes ... More


Probability

Nikk Effingham

in Time Travel: Probability and Impossibility

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198842507
eISBN:
9780191878480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842507.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

How would probability work in a time travel scenario? This chapter offers answers for both the Ludovician and the non-Ludovician who believes the world is indexed. Given Ludovicianism (and ... More


Natural Philosophy

Desmond M. Clarke

in French Philosophy, 1572–1675

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198749578
eISBN:
9780191813962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749578.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The success of the astronomical theories of Copernicus, Kepler, and Galileo challenged natural philosophers to redefine ‘knowledge’ independently of Aristotelian demonstrations. The acknowledged ... More


The Golden Vine

Mailan S. Doquang

in The Lithic Garden: Nature and the Transformation of the Medieval Church

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190631796
eISBN:
9780190631826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190631796.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter posits a relationship between the foliate friezes that proliferated in French churches in the wake of the First Crusade and the golden vine of Solomon’s Temple in Jerusalem. It argues ... More


The First One Hundred Years

Andrew Coan

in Prosecuting the President: How Special Prosecutors Hold Presidents Accountable and Protect the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190943868
eISBN:
9780190948184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190943868.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Between 1875 and 1973, five different presidents appointed special prosecutors to investigate all manner of high-level official corruption. This chapter tells the stories of three such ... More


Introduction

James C. Nicholson

in Racing for America: The Horse Race of the Century and the Redemption of a Sport

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180649
eISBN:
9780813180687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180649.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

On October 20, 1923, at Belmont Park in New York, Kentucky Derby champion Zev toed the starting line alongside Epsom Derby winner Papyrus, England's top three-year-old colt. Few happenings had ever ... More


American Dreams

James C. Nicholson

in Racing for America: The Horse Race of the Century and the Redemption of a Sport

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180649
eISBN:
9780813180687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180649.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Chapter One discusses the rural roots of the men most responsible for Zev's racing career: oil tycoon Harry F. Sinclair, the owner; cantankerous trainer Sam Hildreth; and jockey Earl Sande, a budding ... More


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