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Introduction: International Society and the English School

Alex J. Bellamy

in International Society and its Critics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265206
eISBN:
9780191601866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265208.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Starts by outlining the three broad ways that there are of thinking about the contribution of the English School of International Relations and international society approach to the study of ... More


Historicity and Society

Marko Pajević (ed.)

in The Henri Meschonnic Reader: A Poetics of Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474445962
eISBN:
9781474476720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474445962.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

The three texts of this chapter are taken from the posthumous volume Langage, Histoire, une même théorie (Lagrasse: Verdier, 2012). They represent the ambition of Meschonnic’s work from its very ... More


Making History or Preventing the World from Unraveling

François Hartog

in Revisioning French Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620207
eISBN:
9781789623727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620207.003.0022
Subject:
History, Cultural History

François Hartog’s piece is on what he calls the ‘modern regime of historicity’ and how Sartre’s and Camus’s relationships with that ‘regime’ evolved, and how the latter constituted a facet of their ... More


Jesus’s Resurrection

Larry Shapiro

in The Miracle Myth: Why Belief in the Resurrection and the Supernatural is Unjustified

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178402
eISBN:
9780231542142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178402.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The lessons of the previous chapter can be applied to the New Testament account of Jesus's resurrection. Should the testimony in the New Testament be taken to justify belief that Jesus was ... More


Parody and History in Late Tokugawa Culture

Katsuya Hirano

in The Politics of Dialogic Imagination: Power and Popular Culture in Early Modern Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226060422
eISBN:
9780226060736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060736.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 2 shifts the focus from tragedy to a new literary and artistic form, parody. Although tragedy continued to be a popular genre among townspeople, parody became a more prevalent form of ... More


The Myth of Historicity

M. David Litwa

in How the Gospels Became History: Jesus and Mediterranean Myths

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780300242638
eISBN:
9780300249484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300242638.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Despite the demonstrated historiographical tropes of the gospels, today they are perceived to convey a bevy of myths. Myths can still be true despite being unhistorical. Sometimes Christian ... More


Paratexts, Pastiche and the Direct-to-video Aesthetic: Towards a Retrosploitation Mediascape

David Church

in Grindhouse Nostalgia: Memory, Home Video and Exploitation Film Fandom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748699100
eISBN:
9781474408578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699100.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A recent cycle of nostalgia-driven, retro-styled exploitation films (or “retrosploitation”) internalizes the coexistence of irony and sincerity found in the reception of older exploitation films. ... More


The Concept of Natural Law in the Postmodern Context

Henri-Jérôme Gagey

in Questioning the Human: Toward a Theological Anthropology for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257522
eISBN:
9780823261567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257522.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Systematic theologian Henri-Jérôme Gagey argues that the postmodern awareness of cultural plurality and the radical historicity of our moral values render any appeal to nature suspicious. Based on ... More


Turtles All The Way Down?: Pressing Questions for Theological Anthropology in the Twenty-First Century

David G. Kirchhoffer

in Questioning the Human: Toward a Theological Anthropology for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257522
eISBN:
9780823261567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257522.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

With a challenging title, based on an anecdote about a dialogue between a scientist/philosopher and a lady on the structure of the universe, David Kirchhoffer proposes that the insight that human ... More


Jidai-geki and Chambara: The Samurai Onscreen

Adam Bingham

in Contemporary Japanese Cinema Since Hana-Bi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748683734
eISBN:
9781474412162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748683734.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses several prominent jidai-geki/samurai films and considers the extent to which they can be conceptualized as films that investigate and problematise cinematic historicity - how ... More


Nostalgia as a Historical Problem

Thomas Dodman

in What Nostalgia Was: War, Empire, and the Time of a Deadly Emotion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226492803
eISBN:
9780226493138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493138.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

How is it that a late seventeenth-century diagnosis invented in Basel to treat homesick Swiss soldiers has come to describe a benign and seemingly innate trait of human psychology anywhere in the ... More


Nostalgia in History

Thomas Dodman

in What Nostalgia Was: War, Empire, and the Time of a Deadly Emotion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226492803
eISBN:
9780226493138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493138.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

While it may ultimately be impossible to disaggregate what is historically specific from what is universal in the human propensity to long for lost things—starting with home—this afterword suggests ... More


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