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Cant in Other Dictionaries

Julie Coleman

in A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries: Volume I: 1567-1784

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199557097
eISBN:
9780191719875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557097.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter discusses monolingual English dictionaries published in the 17th and 18th centuries. These include Elisha Coles's English Dictionary (1676), N. H.'s Ladies' Dictionary (1694), and Nathan ... More


The Brown Family of Henniker, NH

Harlan Lane, Richard C. Pillard, and Ulf Hedberg

in The People of the Eye: Deaf Ethnicity and Ancestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199759293
eISBN:
9780199863372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759293.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter describes the life and extended Deaf family of the first great American Deaf leader, Thomas Brown, whose town of Henniker, N.H. became an important Deaf enclave in the founding of the ... More


Peace and Readjustment

Gerard N. Burrow

in A History of Yale's School of Medicine: Passing Torches to Others

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092073
eISBN:
9780300132885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092073.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the problems faced by C. N. H. Long as he assumed the deanship; foremost of these was insufficient funds, a problem that had plagued the medical school since its inception. One ... More


The Logic of Spacing

Craig Dworkin

in Radium of the Word: A Poetics of Materiality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226743424
eISBN:
9780226743738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226743738.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter Five focuses on the work of N. H. Pritchard, who worked at the intersection of the most politically vociferous Black Arts poetry and the most minimalist concrete poetry, experimenting with ... More


The Study of War at Oxford 1909–2009

Hew Strachan

in Forging a Discipline: A Critical Assessment of Oxford's Development of the Study of Politics and International Relations in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199682218
eISBN:
9780191762741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682218.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the creation and development of the Chichele Professorship of Military History in 1909 and the transition in title to the Chichele Professorship of the History of War (proposed ... More


Disaster Nation

Cynthia A. Kierner

in Inventing Disaster: The Culture of Calamity from the Jamestown Colony to the Johnstown Flood

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469652511
eISBN:
9781469652535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652511.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Americans experienced changes in both the quality and quantity of disasters in the post-revolutionary era. On the one hand, they were increasingly vulnerable to new categories of calamities, as fires ... More


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