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Scots Abroad: The Achievements of Scottish Photographers Around the World

Roddy Simpson

in The Photography of Victorian Scotland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748654611
eISBN:
9780748676729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748654611.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the achievements of Scottish photographers outside of Scotland. In the Victorian period, Scottish photographers made their mark wherever they went, achieving notable firsts ... More


Medical Discourse and Ideology in the Edinburgh Review

Megan Coyer

in Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, 1817-1858

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474405607
eISBN:
9781474405621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405607.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines medical discourses and ideologies in the Edinburgh Review to set up a comparative context for examining the relationship of their primary ideological competitor – Blackwood’s ... More


“Salutary Collisions” and Multiple Discourses: A Farmer, a Lawyer, and Two Unknown Democrats

Robert W. T. Martin

in Government by Dissent: Protest, Resistance, and Radical Democratic Thought in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738245
eISBN:
9780814738863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738245.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the views of four lesser-known theorists about the theory of dissentient democracy, all of whom emphasized the positive contribution of any and all dissent: John Thomson, ... More


Civil and Other Wars — Rebels, Mercenaries and More Dope

Paul French

in Through the Looking Glass: China's Foreign Journalists from Opium Wars to Mao

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099821
eISBN:
9789882207622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099821.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

The foreigners who had arrived to claim their rights in the treaty port of Shanghai had barely begun to get to work when the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom suddenly appeared in revolt and threatened the ... More


Hertz and Cathode Rays

James Mattingly

in Information and Experimental Knowledge

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226804644
eISBN:
9780226804781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804781.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter investigates attempts to replicate Hertz's cathode ray experiments by Thomson and Perrin and concludes that they did replicate them. Buchwald's and Chen's views of the situation are ... More


Theology and Art in Scotland

David Brown

in The History of Scottish Theology, Volume III: The Long Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198759355
eISBN:
9780191819902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759355.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

This chapter argues that the change in attitude to art from Reformation times to today was undergirded by theological argument: first among Enlightenment philosophers such as Alison, Hutcheson, Reid, ... More


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