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Some ABCs of Graphs and Games

Jennifer Beineke and Lowell Beineke

in The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects: Research in Recreational Math

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164038
eISBN:
9781400881338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164038.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter explores some objects in which graphs have a role, some explicit, some not obvious. These graphical objects are presented as mathematical exhibits at a museum. The chapter starts with ... More


Attitudes to the Use of Fire in Executions in Late Antiquity and Early Islam: The Burning of Heretics and Rebels in Late Umayyad Iraq

Andrew Marsham

in Violence in Islamic Thought from the Qur'an to the Mongols

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748694235
eISBN:
9781474412292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694235.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Capital punishment can be understood as simultaneously an exercise of actual power – the ending of a human life – and an exertion of symbolic, or ritual, power.1 In this combination of symbolic ... More


ʿAbbāsid State Violence and the Execution of Ibn ʿĀʾIsha

John A. Nawas

in Violence in Islamic Thought from the Qur'an to the Mongols

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748694235
eISBN:
9781474412292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694235.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In what follows, an otherwise obscure incident in Islamic history – the execution of a leading member of the ʿAbbāsid family by an ʿAbbāsid caliph in the third ah/ninth ad century – is discussed to ... More


Staging the World’s First Gas Execution

Scott Christianson

in The Last Gasp: The Rise and Fall of the American Gas Chamber

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255623
eISBN:
9780520945616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255623.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Five months after the enactment of Nevada's Humane Execution Law, prosecutors identified a crime with all the makings of a ready-made test case. It occurred on the evening of August 21, 1921 in Mina, ... More


Death and dismemberment: the body and counter-revolutionary warfare in apartheid South Africa1

Rousseau Nicky

in Destruction and human remains: Disposal and concealment in genocide and mass violence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719096020
eISBN:
9781781707876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096020.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

As resistance intensified in what would turn out to be apartheid's final decade, security forces in South Africa began covertly to execute opponents extra-judicially. A noteworthy aspect of these ... More


Becoming Colored in Occom and Wheatley’s Early America

Katy L. Chiles

in Transformable Race: Surprising Metamorphoses in the Literature of Early America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199313501
eISBN:
9780199350728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199313501.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Chapter 1 shows how protestant religious thinking about the body and the distinctions among humankind’s varieties inform Samson Occom’s and Phillis Wheatley’s portrayals of racialization. Drawing ... More


The affective scripts of early modern execution and murder

Frederika Bain

in The Renaissance of emotion: Understanding affect in Shakespeare and his contemporaries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090783
eISBN:
9781781708866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090783.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Focusing on early modern accounts of execution and murder in drama and cheap print, this chapter draws upon a group of broadside and pamphlet execution narratives from the late sixteenth to the ... More


Opening the Blinds on Botched Executions: Interrupting the Time of the Death Penalty

Kelly Oliver

in Deconstructing the Death Penalty: Derrida's Seminars and the New Abolitionism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280100
eISBN:
9780823281541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280100.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter uses the botched execution to interrupt the fantasy of the possibility of a humane death penalty. While the practice of lethal injection is designed to make capital punishment seem ... More


Afterword

Amy Hollywood

in Negative Ecstasies: Georges Bataille and the Study of Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265190
eISBN:
9780823266890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265190.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Amy Hollywood discusses the experience of viewing images of torture, mutilation, and devastation. Drawing the distinction between reading descriptions of such horrors and viewing the image, she ... More


Enemy/image

Sam Haddow

in Precarious spectatorship: Theatre and image in an age of emergencies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526138415
eISBN:
9781526150448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138422.00007
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Chapter one conducts an in-depth discussion of the ways in which Islamic State (IS) murder propaganda was produced and distributed in the UK, in the years 2014-2015. By focussing on the careful ... More


‘This dreadful machine’: the spectacle of death and the aesthetics of crowd control

Emma Galbally and Conrad Brunström

in The Gothic and Death

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784992699
eISBN:
9781526124050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992699.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter considers the context of the French Revolution and the spectacle of accelerated and mechanised decapitation and their joint influence on the Gothic imagination. The focus of the ... More


Scenes of Execution: Spectatorship, Political Responsibility, and State Killing in American Film

Austin Sarat, Madeline Chan, Maia Cole, Melissa Lang, Nicholas Schcolnik, Jasjaap Sidhu, and Nica Siegel

in Punishment in Popular Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479861958
eISBN:
9781479878680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479861958.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Austin Sarat and his coauthors begin with a discussion of a single scene in a film from the turn of the twentieth century, The Execution of Mary Stuart. This film, barely a minute long, shows an ... More


Surgical Strike

Arlette Jouanna

in The Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre: The Mysteries of a Crime of State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097553
eISBN:
9781781708880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097553.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Faced with the possibility of a Huguenot revolt, Charles IX decided on a pre-emptive strike that would eliminate the most dangerous ‘war’ Huguenots among those who had recently attended the royal ... More


Framing the Pétroleuse: Postbellum Poetry and the Visual Culture of Gender Panic

J. Michelle Coghlan

in Sensational Internationalism: The Paris Commune and the Remapping of American Memory in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474411202
eISBN:
9781474426800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411202.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Both during the 1871 uprising and in the wake of the Commune’s fall, Americans encountered unsettling images of female Communards marching across the pages of illustrated periodicals. In turn, a ... More


The Second Day

Ian Campbell

in The Addis Ababa Massacre: Italy's National Shame

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190674724
eISBN:
9780190943172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190674724.003.0007
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter describes the resumption of the massacre on Saturday 20th February, the transportation of bodies by fleets of military vehicles to incineration sites in the city’s northern suburb of ... More


Trade Marks as Objects of Property

Annette Kur and Martin Senftleben

in European Trade Mark Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199680443
eISBN:
9780191932892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199680443.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Harmonized EU trade mark law contains rules on trade marks as objects of property in Articles 16 to 24a of the European Union Trade Mark Regulation (EUTMR) and Articles 22 to 26 of the Trade Mark ... More


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