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R&D Organization in Japanese and American Semiconductor Firms

Daniel I. Okimoto and Yoshio Nishi

in The Japanese Firm: Sources of Competitive Strength

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288152
eISBN:
9780191684579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288152.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter deals with the organizational aspect on the semiconductor industry. It addresses an interesting question that arises from close observations of this particular industry, but could be of ... More


War, 1914–1918

Leslie Mitchell

in Maurice Bowra: A Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199295845
eISBN:
9780191700729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295845.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

It is difficult to write with precision about Cecil Maurice Bowra's life as a soldier. The War was clearly a determining experience, and yet the evidence which might describe it is sadly thin. Like ... More


New College, 1919–1922

Leslie Mitchell

in Maurice Bowra: A Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199295845
eISBN:
9780191700729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295845.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Cecil Maurice Bowra went up to New College in the spring of 1919, shortly after demobilization. He had been to Oxford twice before: once when, early in 1916, he had visited the city in order to take ... More


John McGahern

Melvyn Bragg

in John McGahern: Authority and Vision

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100566
eISBN:
9781526132321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100566.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This very short chapter works as a sort of homage to McGahern the generous friend, writer and interviewee. Taking as a starting point an interview conducted by Melvyn Bragg for the then newly-formed ... More


Comfort (and Discomfort) Food: Social Surrogacy and Embodied Memory in Real and Reel Life

LuAnne Roth

in Comfort Food: Meanings and Memories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810847
eISBN:
9781496810892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810847.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Much research on “comfort food” focuses on the emotional and physiological effect of consuming food in order to positively arouse emotions or relieve negative psychological states. This paper focuses ... More


Nanoscale Device Physics: Science and Engineering Fundamentals

Sandip Tiwari

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198759874
eISBN:
9780191820847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759874.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Nanoscale devices are distinguishable from the larger microscale devices in their specific dependence on physical phenomena and effects that are central to their operation. The size change manifests ... More


One of U.S.: Combat Trauma on Film in Alive Day Memories and In the Valley of Elah

Stacey Peebles

in Welcome to the Suck: Narrating the American Soldier's Experience in Iraq

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449468
eISBN:
9780801460944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449468.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter considers two films on the Iraq War: HBO’s documentary Alive Day Memories: Home From Iraq (2007) and Paul Haggis' In the Valley of Elah (2007). Both place physical and mental trauma and ... More


My Life As a Machine: Francis Galton, with Some Reflections on A. R. Wallace

George Levine

in Dying to Know: Scientific Epistemology and Narrative in Victorian England

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226475363
eISBN:
9780226475387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226475387.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines Alfred Russel Wallace's My Life and Francis Galton's Memories of My Life. My Life has many of the qualities of Charles Darwin's autobiography. Galton's narrative represents ... More


The Sentimental Relic

Teresa Barnett

in Sacred Relics: Pieces of the Past in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226059600
eISBN:
9780226059747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226059747.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter argues that the historical relic cannot be understood apart from the specifically nineteenth-century form of the sentimental memento. Like the memento, the relic was bound up with ... More


Memories of Murder: The Other Korean War (in Viet Nam)

Viet Thanh Nguyen

in Oceanic Archives, Indigenous Epistemologies, and Transpacific American Studies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455775
eISBN:
9789882204034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455775.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This paper argues that the Other Korean Warin Viet Nam hardly means foregrounding Asians solely as victims or noblenatives. Such re-centering means acknowledging the full subjectivity of Asians, ... More


Social research, community engagement and learning through partnerships: a collaborative project

Stella Maile, Grace Aciro, Bethany Addicott, Laylee Arfsarpour, Joe Fitt, Georgia Leonard, Michael Nash, and Annabelle Wilson

in Public engagement and social science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447306863
eISBN:
9781447311546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306863.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter outlines focus group research to gather information about the health and advice needs of older people living on a council estate in Bristol, UK. It also captured memories and experiences ... More


Epilogue

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0025
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Reviewing You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger,A. O. Scott asked, “Does [Allen] take any pleasure in making these movies? Does he expect the audience to take any?” Scott’s question opens this ... More


‘Time Turning Into Space’: Innocence of Memories’ Prismatic Istanbul

Tim O’Farrell

in World Cinema and the Essay Film: Transnational Perspectives on a Global Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474429245
eISBN:
9781474464772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429245.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues for a complex spatialisation of time and memory in Grant Gee’s essay film Innocence of Memories (2019). Focusing on issues of narrative, the indexical and memory, the author sees ... More


Shelf Life

Jeffrey J. Williams

in How to Be an Intellectual: Essays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263806
eISBN:
9780823266432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.003.0029
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter recounts the author's experience working in a used bookstore. It describes the everyday tasks of a clerk and observations of those who habit bookstores. It also reflects on our attitude ... More


Cheer Up, Vietnam

David Leheny

in Empire of Hope: The Sentimental Politics of Japanese Decline

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501729072
eISBN:
9781501729089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501729072.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Nguyen Viet and Duc are likely the most famous Vietnamese in Japan, with the possible exception of the modern nation’s founder, Ho Chi Minh himself. Viet and Duc, conjoined twins who were likely the ... More


Introduction

Nisha P R

in Jumbos and Jumping Devils: A Social History of Indian Circus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780199496709
eISBN:
9780190992088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199496709.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Circus in the subcontinent is embedded with the arrival of the modern and the recasting of body and its caste and gender structures; new trans-cultural and transnational spaces that emerged with this ... More


Remembering East Africa

Margret Frenz

in Community, Memory, and Migration in a Globalizing World: The Goan Experience, c. 1890-1980

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199451753
eISBN:
9780199084579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451753.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 7, ‘Remembering East Africa’, reflects on how migration is remembered, and how remembering or forgetting shape individual and collective memories and identities. East African Goans often ... More


Shadows of Enlightenment

Jill H. Casid

in Scenes of Projection: Recasting the Enlightenment Subject

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646692
eISBN:
9781452945934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646692.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This introductory chapter examines an excerpt of C. G. Jung’s dream of flying instruments of projection in his book Memories, Dreams, Reflections. Metaphors derived from modern philosophical ... More


The Forgotten War: Korean America’s Conditions of Possibility

Jodi Kim

in Ends of Empire: Asian American Critique and the Cold War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816655915
eISBN:
9781452946221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816655915.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins with a discussion of “Fragments of the Forgotten War” and “Still Present Pasts,” which demonstrate how Korean American cultural producers suggest the link between America’s ... More


Epilogue: The History of Memory

Victoria Fortuna

in Moving Otherwise: Dance, Violence, and Memory in Buenos Aires

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190627010
eISBN:
9780190627058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627010.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The epilogue examines the 2011 human rights march in Buenos Aires on the National Day of Memory for Truth and Justice (Día Nacional de la Memoria por la Verdad y la Justicia), the anniversary of the ... More


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