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Oxford and the First World War

J. M. Winter

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the impact of World War I on the University of Oxford. There were positive and negative effects of the war. War severed the university's ties with German scholars and undermined ... More


Refugee Scientists

Jack Morrell

in Science at Oxford, 1914-1939: Transforming an Arts University

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206576
eISBN:
9780191677229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206576.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the migration of German refugee scientists at Oxford University in England during the 1930s. The main organized British response to the plight of German scholars was the ... More


The Mosaic Ethnology of Asiatick Jones

Thomas R. Trautmann

in Aryans and British India

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520205468
eISBN:
9780520917927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520205468.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides a historical background of the Indo-European concept, which was named by Arthur Young and was first proposed by Sir William Jones, the founder and first president of the Asiatic ... More


Epilogue: Turkey's Humanist Legacy

in East West Mimesis: Auerbach in Turkey

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769747
eISBN:
9780804775755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769747.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter argues that the hiring of German-Jewish scholars is proof of Turkey's capacity to surpass its Western model: Europe failed its Jewish citizens, yet Turkey displayed humanity toward the ... More


Introduction

Haym Soloveitchik

in Collected Essays Volume II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113980
eISBN:
9781800341111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113980.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

FOR SOME FIFTEEN YEARS, from about 1985 to 2000, I was occupied with putting out the halakhic writings of my father and grandfather. During this period a great deal of scholarly writing appeared ... More


Judah Loew and Modern Jewish Scholarship

Byron L. Sherwin

in Mystical Theology and Social Dissent: The Life and Works of Judah Loew of Prague

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100516
eISBN:
9781800340886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100516.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines Judah Loew in modern Jewish scholarship. The personal and intellectual prejudices of many nineteenth-century German Jewish scholars toward Central and Eastern European Jewry ... More


‘The ground on which Rational Christianity may firmly take its stand’: Higher Criticism and the Unitarians

Michael R. Watts

in The Dissenters Volume III: The Crisis and Conscience of Nonconformity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198229698
eISBN:
9780191744754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229698.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the historical criticism of the Bible in the mid-nineteenth century. Orthodox Dissenters initially felt that the foundations of their faith were threatened to a much greater ... More


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