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Why Make When You Can Buy?

Simon Domberger

in The Contracting Organization: A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774570
eISBN:
9780191596148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774575.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This first section of the book introduces the central issues of contracting out by asking ‘Why make when you can buy?’ This chapter begins by outlining a handful of contracting examples, most of ... More


Marvell's Watery Maze at Nun Appleton

Anne Cotterill

in Digressive Voices in Early Modern English Literature

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261178
eISBN:
9780191717598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261178.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter suggests that the narrator of Upon Appleton House (1651) reflects on and responds to pressures of contemporary and personal occasions characterized by loss or uncertainty. While a lowly ... More


Prologue: The Post-War Political Scene

Austin Woolrych

in Soldiers and Statesmen: The General Council of the Army and its Debates 1647-1648

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227526
eISBN:
9780191678738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227526.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book is a study of the institution in which the debates took place and of the role that the agitators played in the politics of the army from its first stirrings of unrest until the demise of ... More


Bury St Edmunds to Newmarket: Disbandment Resisted

Austin Woolrych

in Soldiers and Statesmen: The General Council of the Army and its Debates 1647-1648

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227526
eISBN:
9780191678738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227526.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the resistance employed against the move to disband the New Model Army. Despite the divisions in ranks, the agitators were delighted that a substantial majority of officers ... More


Cloistered Virtue: Nun Appleton Priory and Presbyterianism in Marvell’s Upon Appleton House (1651)

Stewart Mottram

in Ruin and Reformation in Spenser, Shakespeare, and Marvell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198836384
eISBN:
9780191873638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836384.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter focuses on Marvell’s Upon Appleton House (c.1651) and explores how Marvell uses the ruins of Nun Appleton Priory in this poem to meditate on the ruination of state-run religion during ... More


Conclusion

Stewart Mottram

in Ruin and Reformation in Spenser, Shakespeare, and Marvell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198836384
eISBN:
9780191873638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836384.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter opens with a case study, assessing the impact of a century of protestant reforms on the layout and liturgy of the parish church of All Saints’, Bolton Percy, in the early 1650s—a time ... More


Erotic Translation

Matthew Reynolds

in The Poetry of Translation: From Chaucer & Petrarch to Homer & Logue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199605712
eISBN:
9780191731617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605712.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

‘Translation‐as‐desire’ can mutate into ‘translation as fantasy’: this occurs when the translator's imagination is frustrated by the source with the result that he (this is a predominantly masculine ... More


Love Again

Matthew Reynolds

in The Poetry of Translation: From Chaucer & Petrarch to Homer & Logue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199605712
eISBN:
9780191731617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605712.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In an influential pair of essays in 1711, Addison presented Sappho as a poet of ‘Nature’ whose imagining of love had been much ‘copied’, for instance by Dryden. Copying has been dear to English love ... More


Writing in a Republic — Printing What They Damn Well Liked

Paul French

in Through the Looking Glass: China's Foreign Journalists from Opium Wars to Mao

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099821
eISBN:
9789882207622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099821.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

China was changing, and the Chinese were changing and, though generally considered hopelessly sclerotic, some elements in the imperial court were also changing. The dynasty was limping to its death ... More


Three Slave Societies of the Non-Cotton South

Damian Alan Pargas

in The Quarters and the Fields: Slave Families in the Non-Cotton South

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035147
eISBN:
9780813038773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035147.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter outlines the nature of slave-based agriculture in nineteenth-century Fairfax County, Virginia; Georgetown District, South Carolina; and St. James Parish, Louisiana, respectively. ... More


The Warrior Generals: Winning the British Civil Wars

Malcolm Wanklyn

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300113082
eISBN:
9780300168419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113082.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This history of the men who directed and determined the outcome of the mid-seventeenth-century British wars—from Cromwell, Fairfax, and Essex to many more lesser-known figures—offers an assessment of ... More


Fairfax, Rupert and the Battle of Naseby

Malcolm Waniclyn

in The Warrior Generals: Winning the British Civil Wars

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300113082
eISBN:
9780300168419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113082.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the role of Fairfax and Rupert in the battle of Naseby. Sir Thomas Fairfax's command emerged from the chrysalis on 30 April 1645. His first orders were to lead the infantry and ... More


Fairfax and Goring

Malcolm Waniclyn

in The Warrior Generals: Winning the British Civil Wars

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300113082
eISBN:
9780300168419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113082.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the role of Fairfax and Goring in the battle at Naseby. The happenings on the battlefield at Naseby vindicated the decision of the Committee of Both Kingdoms to give Fairfax ... More


Friends in the Struggle

Jill Ogline Titus

in Brown's Battleground: Students, Segregationists, and the Struggle for Justice in Prince Edward County, Virginia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835074
eISBN:
9781469602455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869369_titus.7
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses how the involvement of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in the Prince Edward struggle entered a new phase in October 1960, when Helen Baker arrived in Farmville. ... More


Asking Beatrice

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/9781501748189.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter recounts how, soon after completing The Mysteries of Myra, the Wharton brothers undertook a new production, Beatrice Fairfax (1916). This serial was financed once again by William ... More


The Tutor

Nigel Smith

in Andrew Marvell: The Chameleon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112214
eISBN:
9780300168396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112214.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter recounts the events in Andrew Marvell's life following his leave of the Fairfax household in 1652. It tells, for example, of his pursuit of employment, and at the same time covers the ... More


The Old World Meets the New: Colonial Ethical Ideals before the Revolution

Craig Bruce Smith

in American Honor: The Creation of the Nation's Ideals during the Revolutionary Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638836
eISBN:
9781469638850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638836.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter stretches from the early eighteenth century to the end of the French and Indian War. With a focus on how European ideals permeated early American society, Chapter 1 traces Washington and ... More


Early British Reactions to Absolutism: 1664 to 1687

Emily Thomas

in Absolute Time: Rifts in Early Modern British Metaphysics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198807933
eISBN:
9780191845727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807933.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter considers early British reactions to absolutism between the start of Barrow’s pertinent lectures in 1664, and the publication of Newton’s Principia in 1687. Although the amount of ... More


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