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John Bell's Little Trifling Edition Revisited

Thomas F. Bonnell

in The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765-1810

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532209
eISBN:
9780191700996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532209.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses the contributions of John Bell to publishing and examines some practices prevalent at the time such as piracy and reprinting. Bell invoked the admired edition of the Latin ... More


Jefferson Davis's Generals

Gabor S. Boritt (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195139211
eISBN:
9780199848799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195139211.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Confederate General P. G. T. Beauregard once wrote that “no people ever warred for independence with more relative advantages than the confederates.” If there was any doubt as to what Beauregard ... More


Introduction

Carin Berkowitz

in Charles Bell and the Anatomy of Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226280394
eISBN:
9780226280424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280424.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The introduction sets the scene for the book, describing what medicine in early-nineteenth-century London was like. It also discusses Bell’s family—his mother, his brothers John and George—and the ... More


The Case for Advanced Action

Huw Price

in Time's Arrow & Archimedes' Point: New Directions for the Physics of Time

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195117981
eISBN:
9780199853045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195117981.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

John Bell was another notable figure in the field of physics, although he was perceived to have different views from Einstein and Bohr, tending mostly towards realistic views. His theorem states that ... More


An Unlikely Horseman

James C. Nicholson

in Never Say Die: A Kentucky Colt, the Epsom Derby, and the Rise of the Modern Thoroughbred Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141671
eISBN:
9780813142470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141671.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Six tells the story of John A. Bell III, on whose farm Never Say Die was born and raised. Bell was born into a wealthy Pittsburgh family. His grandfather worked his way from humble beginnings ... More


EPR: When Is a Correlation not a Mystery? 1

Bas C. van Fraassen

in Quantum Mechanics: An Empiricist View

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198239802
eISBN:
9780191597466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198239807.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The Einstein–Podolsky–Rosen argument against the completeness of quantum mechanics (‘EPR paradox’) is intimately related to no‐hidden‐variable theorems and to the limited options for interpretation ... More


The General Whom the President Elevated Too High: Davis and John Bell Hood

Herman Hattaway

in Jefferson Davis's Generals

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195139211
eISBN:
9780199848799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195139211.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter illuminates the factors that might have played a role in Major John Bell Hood's rise: a West Point training, an impressive physical size, association with Texas, and—possibly—personal ... More


I Respectfully Decline the Appointment

Roy Morris, Jr.

in Ambrose Bierce: Alone in Bad Company

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126280
eISBN:
9780199854165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126280.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

During the time Bierce was away from the front recovering from the wound he obtained, much changed. Most remarkable was the capture of Atlanta by William Tecumseh Sherman. On the other hand, the ... More


Work of the Highest Calibre, and a Fine Life

Andrew Whitaker

in John Stewart Bell and Twentieth-Century Physics: Vision and Integrity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198742999
eISBN:
9780191802959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742999.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Bell was a fine physicist. He did important work on accelerators and on nuclear and particle physics, but he will be mostly remembered for his seminal work on the foundations of quantum theory. It ... More


Interpreting Extraordinary QM

Laura Ruetsche

in Interpreting Quantum Theories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199535408
eISBN:
9780191728525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535408.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter argues that, due to the circumstances described in Chapter 7, techniques developed for interpreting ordinary QM lack straightforward extension to the interpretation of QM∞. These ... More


Nativism Struggles: 1858–60

Marius M. Carriere Jr.

in The Know Nothings in Louisiana

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816849
eISBN:
9781496816887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816849.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter 5 discusses how some Know Nothing felt the American party’s candidates’ inaction and the lethargy of the party’s leaders led to the party’s defeat in 1857. Some Know Nothings continued to ... More


A National Code of Medical Ethics

Robert Baker

in Before Bioethics: A History of American Medical Ethics from the Colonial Period to the Bioethics Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199774111
eISBN:
9780199369508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199774111.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter recounts the story of the creation of a national medical society and a national code of medical ethics. It highlights the role played by four key actors: Nathan Smith Davis (1817–1904), ... More


The Battle of Ezra Church and the Struggle for Atlanta

Earl J. Hess

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622415
eISBN:
9781469623221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622415.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Fought on July 28, 1864, the Battle of Ezra Church was a dramatic engagement during the Civil War's Atlanta Campaign. Confederate forces under John Bell Hood desperately fought to stop William T. ... More


‘A lasting wreath of various hue’: Hannah Cowley, the Della Cruscan Affair, and the Medium of the Periodical Poem

Tanya M. Caldwell

in Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1690-1820s: The Long Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419659
eISBN:
9781474445061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419659.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The flirty poetic back-and-forth between Anna Matilda (Hannah Cowley) and Della Crusca (Robert Merry) helped launch the fledgling World (1787–1851) into the rank of one of the most popular London ... More


From ‘La Grande Chartreuse’ to The British Album: Sublimity, Satire, and Early Album Poetics

Samantha Matthews

in Album Verses and Romantic Literary Culture: Poetry, Manuscript, Print, 1780-1850

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198857945
eISBN:
9780191890512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857945.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

By analysing the late-eighteenth-century reception of ‘The Album of the Fathers’ at the Monastery of the Grande Chartreuse, the chapter offers an exemplary instance of the issues at stake in album ... More


Einstein, Bohm, Bell, and the Derivation of Bell’s Inequality: Entanglement and Quantum Non-locality

Jim Baggott

in The Quantum Cookbook: Mathematical Recipes for the Foundations for Quantum Mechanics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198827856
eISBN:
9780191866579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827856.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

By 1935, the Copenhagen interpretation had become the orthodoxy. Einstein needed to find a situation in which it is possible in principle to acquire knowledge of the state of a quantum system without ... More


Bell Nonlocality

Valerio Scarani

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198788416
eISBN:
9780191830327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788416.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Nonlocality was discovered by John Bell in 1964, in the context of the debates about quantum theory, but is a phenomenon that can be studied in its own right. Its observation proves that measurements ... More


The 1967 Governor’s Race

Charles C. Bolton

in William F. Winter and the New Mississippi: A Biography

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037870
eISBN:
9781621039488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037870.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Winter’ campaign for Mississippi’s 1967 gubernatorial elections. Winter lost to John Bell Williams in the second primary by a count of 371,815 to 310,527. The loss is ... More


The Battle of Peach Tree Creek: Hood's First Effort to Save Atlanta

Earl J. Hess

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634197
eISBN:
9781469634210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634197.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

On July 20, 1864, the Civil War struggle for Atlanta reached a pivotal moment. As William T. Sherman's Union forces came ever nearer the city, Confederate President Jefferson Davis replaced the ... More


The Rebel Press, and Some Yankee Papers, Too

Berry Craig

in Kentucky's Rebel Press: Pro-Confederate Media and the Secession Crisis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174594
eISBN:
9780813174846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174594.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Kentucky’s press reflected the deep division in the Bluegrass State in 1860–1861. Many communities had rival pro-Union and pro-Confederate papers. In Louisville, Kentucky’s largest city, the Democrat ... More


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