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Desperate Undertakings

Jenni Calder

in Lost in the Backwoods: Scots and the North American Wilderness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748647392
eISBN:
9780748689279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647392.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Some of the best-known figures in the history of North American exploration were Scots. This chapter assesses the achievements and failures of Alexander Mackenzie, Simon Fraser, Robert Stuart, John ... More


Signing, Sectarian Schools, and the Law

Bruce J. Dierenfield and David A. Gerber

in Disability Rights and Religious Liberty in Education: The Story behind Zobrest v. Catalina Foothills School District

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043208
eISBN:
9780252052088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043208.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines and analyzes the five-year journey of Zobrest v. Catalina Foothills School District (1993) from the federal district court in Tucson to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth ... More


John Rae Hears about Franklin from Eskimos, 1848

Roger M. McCoy

in On the Edge: Mapping North America's Coasts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199744046
eISBN:
9780190254407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744046.003.0018
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the search for John Franklin, who did not return after departing for an expedition in 1845 to find the sea passage of the North American Arctic coast. When no word of Franklin ... More


Nietzsche's System

John Richardson

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195098464
eISBN:
9780199833597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195098463.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

My overall project is to show that Nietzsche's ideas do cohere into a philosophical system comparable to his predecessors’ – despite his own strong attacks on the system, and on these predecessors. ... More


Experiments in the Lowlands

Thomas L. Ahern

in Vietnam Declassified: The CIA and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125619
eISBN:
9780813135342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125619.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

Throughout the course of Operation Switchback, the station had been actively looking for new ways to preserve Central Intelligence Agency involvement. The principal burden of this exploratory effort ... More


Introduction

Christa Davis Acampora

in Contesting Nietzsche

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226923901
eISBN:
9780226923918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923918.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book aims to show that all or most past scholarship has been wrong or wrongheaded when it comes to the thoughts of Nietzsche. It discusses in detail Nietzsche’s conception of agency and the ... More


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