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Leszek Kolakowski 1927–2009

STEVEN LUKES

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 172, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, X

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264904
eISBN:
9780191754081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264904.003.0009
Subject:
History, Historiography

Leszek Kolakowski, an eminent philosopher known mainly outside his native Poland for Main Currents of Marxism, was an enormously influential public figure in Poland. He was awarded the Order of the ... More


Rethinking Divine Sonship in the Gospel of Mark

Michael Peppard

in The Son of God in the Roman World: Divine Sonship in its Social and Political Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753703
eISBN:
9780199914432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753703.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

Chapter 4 demonstrates the ways in which Mark's image of Jesus and his followers interacts with that of the Roman emperor and the imperial family. Reading the baptism of Jesus through the lens of ... More


“Absalom, Absalom!”

Paul West

in The Dixie Limited: Writers on William Faulkner and His Influence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496803382
eISBN:
9781496806789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496803382.003.0044
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter talks about Absalom, Absalom!. It begins by saying that “William Faulkner's vicarious heroic would have taken him to reunions of the American pilots who formed the Eagle Squadron of the ... More


A Human Fable and the Justice of Beasts in Archilochus

Paula da Cunha Corrêa

in Hesperos: Studies in Ancient Greek Poetry Presented to M. L. West on his Seventieth Birthday

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199285686
eISBN:
9780191713958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285686.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers fragments (174 and 177 IEG) belonging to one of the most important and well-known epodes of Archilochus (172-81), in which ‘The Fable of the Fox and the Eagle’ is narrated. ... More


The Sisters of Mercy: A Tale of Two Cities

Edward Rohs and Judith Estrine

in Raised by the Church: Growing up in New York City's Catholic Orphanages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823240227
eISBN:
9780823240265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240227.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Beginning in 1855, this chapter provides an overview of the historic roots of the Sisters of Mercy in Brooklyn and their involvement with the impoverished immigrant community, fifty five percent of ... More


Reconsidering Raptors During the Interwar Years

in Nature's Ghosts: Confronting Extinction from the Age of Jefferson to the Age of Ecology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226038148
eISBN:
9780226038155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226038155.003.0009
Subject:
History, Environmental History

In 1940—as U.S. participation in World War II loomed on the horizon—the Bald Eagle Protection Act finally became law. As the only eagle with a range restricted to North America, the species soon ... More


The President’s Reemployment Agreement of August 1933

Jason E. Taylor

in Deconstructing the Monolith: The Microeconomics of the National Industrial Recovery Act

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226603308
eISBN:
9780226603445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226603445.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The President’s Reemployment Agreement has been largely neglected by economic historians of the New Deal. In return for signing and abiding by the PRA’s labor provisions, firms could display the Blue ... More


The NIRA Compliance Mechanism in Theory and Practice

Jason E. Taylor

in Deconstructing the Monolith: The Microeconomics of the National Industrial Recovery Act

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226603308
eISBN:
9780226603445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226603445.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter details the government’s complex system of enforcement under the NIRA. While a major weapon the NRA had at its disposal was the removal of the Blue Eagle emblem, this step was generally ... More


A Polychronic Genealogy

Ann M. Axtmann

in Indians and Wannabes: Native American Powwow Dancing in the Northeast and Beyond

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049113
eISBN:
9780813050010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049113.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter on powwow history introduces “polychronic genealogy”––a term that emerges from Native American concepts of space and time. Sundry performative actions and performance practices and the ... More


Railroaded! (1947)

Max Alvarez

in The Crime Films of Anthony Mann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039249
eISBN:
9781626740051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039249.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter finds Anthony Mann in the depths of “Poverty Row” despair—directing a lower tier thriller for the financially ailing Producers Releasing Corporation (PRC). The true story of a man ... More


Border Incident (1949)

Max Alvarez

in The Crime Films of Anthony Mann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039249
eISBN:
9781626740051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039249.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, Anthony Mann’s first M-G-M film, Border Incident, originally developed as an Eagle-Lion sequel to T-Men, is analyzed. The story of gangsters exploiting undocumented Mexican migrant ... More


Sultan Qaboos and Operation Eagle Claw

Geoffrey F. Gresh

in Gulf Security and the U.S. Military: Regime Survival and the Politics of Basing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804794206
eISBN:
9780804795067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794206.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines Oman’s relations with the U.S. military after the 1979 U.S. expulsion from Iran. Oman acts as a valuable historical case study that illuminates important lessons learned about ... More


Black Eagle, 1943: Home Front Servicemen, Women Workers, and the Maintenance of Immigrant Masculinity

Matthew L. Basso

in Meet Joe Copper: Masculinity and Race on Montana's World War II Home Front

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226038865
eISBN:
9780226044224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044224.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the fall of 1942, the town of Black Eagle in Montana faced a serious labor shortage amidst World War II. Instead of sending black soldiers as they did in Butte, federal authorities decided to ... More


The Caesars (1968)

Sylvie Magerstädt

in TV antiquity: Swords, sandals, blood and sand

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781784995324
eISBN:
9781526144614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995324.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This case-study examines the 1968 ITV production The Caesars.


Odissea/The Odyssey (1968)

Sylvie Magerstädt

in TV antiquity: Swords, sandals, blood and sand

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781784995324
eISBN:
9781526144614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995324.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This section contains a case study of TV production Odissea (1968), which draws on a classical text, Homer’s Odyssey, and adapts it quite closely.


I, Claudius (1976)

Sylvie Magerstädt

in TV antiquity: Swords, sandals, blood and sand

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781784995324
eISBN:
9781526144614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995324.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This section contains a case study of BBC production I, Claudius (1976).


The Eagle of the Ninth (1977)

Sylvie Magerstädt

in TV antiquity: Swords, sandals, blood and sand

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781784995324
eISBN:
9781526144614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995324.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This section contains a case study of six-part television series The Eagle of the Ninth, a BBC adaptation of Rosemary Sutcliff’s popular children’s novel, first published in 1954.


Nature's Yerde and Ward: Authority and Choice in Chaucer's Parliament of Fowls

Nick Havely

in Medieval Poetics and Social Practice: Responding to the Work of Penn R. Szittya

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243242
eISBN:
9780823243280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243242.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In Nick Havely's essay, the poetic deployment of a specific phrase comments upon marital practices enacted by and imposed upon women. Havely focuses on Chaucer's use of the phrase under youre yerde, ... More


Neighborhood Activism and Slow Growth

Jan Lin

in Taking Back the Boulevard: Art, Activism, and Gentrification in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479809806
eISBN:
9781479862429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809806.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Introduces the rise of neighborhood activism in Northeast Los Angeles in the 1980s against the backdrop of “slow growth” preservation and local control movements in California and around the nation. ... More


Staring into The Eagle’s Eye

Barbara Tepa Lupack

in Silent Serial Sensations: The Wharton Brothers and the Magic of Early Cinema

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748189
eISBN:
9781501748202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748189.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter recounts how, despite serious financial woes and impending bankruptcy, the Wharton brothers pressed forward with a new serial. Using the profits from their feature The Great White Trail, ... More


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