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“You Called Him Father”: Fictive Kinship and Tributary Alliances in Tsenacommacah/Virginia

Cynthia J. Van Zandt

in Brothers Among Nations: The Pursuit of Intercultural Alliances in Early America, 1580-1660

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195181241
eISBN:
9780199870776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181241.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores the strategies that English and Powhatan peoples used to establish their intercultural alliance in Tsenacommacah/Virginia. It focuses particularly on the ways Wahunsonacock ... More


Mechanical Physicists, the Millard Laboratory, and the Transition from Physics to Engineering

Tony Simcock

in Physics in Oxford, 1839-1939: Laboratories, Learning and College Life

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198567929
eISBN:
9780191718328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567929.003.05
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The Millard Laboratory at Trinity College was the principal epicentre of physics in collegiate Oxford, and the man with whom it is identified, Frederick John Jervis–Smith, university lecturer in ... More


John Cyril Smith 1922–2003

Andrew Ashworth

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 130, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, IV

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263501
eISBN:
9780191734212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263501.003.0010
Subject:
History, Historiography

John Cyril Smith (1922–2003), a Fellow of the British Academy, was Emeritus Professor of Law at the University of Nottingham where he headed the Law Department for three decades. In 1952–1953, Smith ... More


The Trophies of Victory and the Relics of Defeat: Returning Home in the Spring of 1865

Peter S. Carmichael (ed.)

in War Matters: Material Culture in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643205
eISBN:
9781469643229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643205.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

As the war drew to a close in Virginia, veterans from both armies collected relics to validate their service to their respective causes. They gathered many different objects, such as tree branches, ... More


Chapter 17

Roger G. Kennedy

in Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140552
eISBN:
9780199848775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140552.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

John Adams was not an unpopular president. He probably received more popular votes for reelection in 1800 than did his challenger, Thomas Jefferson, whom he had defeated for the office four years ... More


Introduction Telling it Straight: Dickens in a Queer Context

Holly Furneaux

in Queer Dickens: Erotics, Families, Masculinities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199566099
eISBN:
9780191721915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566099.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This introductory chapter begins with a description of the case of James Pratt and John Smith, who were convicted under a sodomy law only fully repealed in England in 1967. It then outlines main ... More


John Smith Roskell 1913–1998

Gerald Harriss

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 130, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, IV

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263501
eISBN:
9780191734212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263501.003.0007
Subject:
History, Historiography

John Smith Roskell (1913–1998), a Fellow of the British Academy, defended a broadly neo-Stubbsian view of the British Parliament against the revisionists, while making a more critical and balanced ... More


A Criminal Code: Must We Wait for Ever? *

Tom Bingham

in The Business of Judging: Selected Essays and Speeches

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299127
eISBN:
9780191685620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299127.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Philosophy of Law

This chapter calls for the enactment of a comprehensive, modern, and intelligible code of criminal law. Most countries in the world, including ... More


Piratical Colonization, 1603–1655

Mark G. Hanna

in Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469617947
eISBN:
9781469617961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617947.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines how piracy contributed to English colonial expansion in the West Indies and North America during the period 1603–1655. Drawing on Captain John Smith's 1629 treatise The Bad ... More


Framing a New Public: Virginia’s Commonwealth and the Moral Case for the Planter

Alexander B. Haskell

in For God, King, and People: Forging Commonwealth Bonds in Renaissance Virginia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469618029
eISBN:
9781469618043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618029.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter relates the politics of commonwealth formation in Virginia as James's reign came to an end and his successor, Charles I, made clear that he, too, preferred for Virginia to function as a ... More


The oratory of John Smith

Robin T. Pettitt

in Labour orators from Bevan to Miliband

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089800
eISBN:
9781781708583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089800.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter focuses on three case studies of John Smith’s oratory from the last decade of his life in order to understand what kind of speaker he was as he was emerging as a party leader and a ... More


Meaning and Musicality: Sound-Image Relations in the Films of John Smith

Andy Birtwistle

in The Music and Sound of Experimental Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190469894
eISBN:
9780190469931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190469894.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter critically reappraises the work of the British experimental filmmaker John Smith, drawing on analyses of key films and interview material to explore his use of sound, music and voice. ... More


New Labour, New Parliament

Douglas Fraser

in The Scottish Labour Party: History, Institutions and Ideas

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617845
eISBN:
9780748672097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617845.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In October 2000, Scottish Labour moved to its third headquarters in as many years, using part of the AEEU office in Glasglow's West Regent Street. The new office would be called John Smith House. The ... More


There’s a Toy in My Essay: Problems with the Rhetoric of Text Analysis

Geoffrey Rockwell and Stéfan Sinclair

in Hermeneutica: Computer-Assisted Interpretation in the Humanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034357
eISBN:
9780262332064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034357.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Why do we fear computers in the humanities? Chapter 5 looks at the rhetoric around the use of computers in traditional activities like interpretation. A outline of how we interpret texts with ... More


Kneeling-In: The Theological Struggle Comes to Church

Ansley L. Quiros

in God with Us: Lived Theology and the Freedom Struggle in Americus, Georgia, 1942-1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646763
eISBN:
9781469646787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646763.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter describes the rise of the kneel-in movement and the moral confrontation it provoked. Envisioned by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, kneel-ins protested segregation in ... More


Introduction: A Dynamic View of Evolution

Brett Calcott and Kim Sterelny

in The Major Transitions in Evolution Revisited

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015240
eISBN:
9780262295703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015240.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This book reviews some of life’s history. It suggests that one crucial feature of John Maynard Smith and Eörs Szathmáry’s The Major Transitions in Evolution is that it has a dynamic approach. In The ... More


Promoting Paradise, Ordering Wilderness: Topographical Optimism Meets Agricultural Reality

Zachary McLeod Hutchins

in Inventing Eden: Primitivism, Millennialism, and the Making of New England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199998142
eISBN:
9780199382415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199998142.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Chapter 2 engages recent environmental criticism, tracing a transition of terms describing New England landscapes from John Smith’s present “paradise” to the “hideous and desolate wilderness” of ... More


The Rise of New Labour: Electoral Concerns Trump Ideology

Dimitri Batrouni

in The Battle of Ideas in the Labour Party: From Attlee to Corbyn and Brexit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529205060
eISBN:
9781529205107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205060.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The second chapter details the ideas under the leaderships of John Smith and Tony Blair. It chronicles Smith’s short term in terms of new ideas and policy processes he began to develop. After Smith’s ... More


Princeton University, 1961–1965

in Richard Rorty: The Making of an American Philosopher

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226309903
eISBN:
9780226309910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309910.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

In light of the fact that the value of his Yale education had effectively diminished in an increasingly analytic disciplinary marketplace, Richard Rorty—though attracted to Yale University's ... More


River Enigma the Susquehanna River

John Copeland Nagle

in Law's Environment: How the Law Shapes the Places We Live

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300126297
eISBN:
9780300162912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300126297.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter focuses on the Susquehanna River, which is a river simultaneously famous and forgotten. Where some observers see shining beauty, others do not see much of anything. In 1899, a traveler ... More


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