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The Oxford University Press

Peter Sutcliffe

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0026
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Oxford University shared with Cambridge University and the King's Printer the exclusive privilege of printing the Authorized Version of the Bible and the Book of Common Prayer. For most of the 18th ... More


Arabic Learning after the Restoration

G. J. Tommer

in Eastern Wisedome and Learning: The Study of Arabic in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202912
eISBN:
9780191675591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202912.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses Arabic studies in England after the Restoration. Edward Pococke published the complete Abu 'l-Faraj with translation. His concern for the welfare of the Arabic-speaking ... More


The Arts and Social Studies, 1914–1939

Robert Currie

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the arts and social studies at the University of Oxford during the period from 1914 to 1939. During this period, the university produced a number of texts in English and modern ... More


‘A piece of work which would occupy some years…’ Oxford University Press Archive Files 814152, 814173, 814011

John Henderson

in Polybius and his World: Essays in Memory of F.W. Walbank

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199608409
eISBN:
9780191745102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608409.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the history of Walbank's engagement with Polybius and subsequently with his commentary on Polybius, whose origins and development towards publication is charted against the ... More


Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611–2011

Gordon Campbell

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693016
eISBN:
9780191806650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693016.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Produced during the lifetime of William Shakespeare and John Donne, the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible has long been viewed as the most elegantly written and poetic of the many English ... More


A Sand County Almanac

Michael J Lannoo

in Leopold's Shack and Ricketts's Lab: The Emergence of Environmentalism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264786
eISBN:
9780520946064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264786.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In early July 1941, Aldo Leopold flew to the Delta Waterfowl Station in Manitoba, Canada, where he conferred with his former student and station director, Albert Hochbaum. Leopold and Hochbaum had ... More


Eduard Fraenkel (1888–1970)

Christopher Stray

in Ark of Civilization: Refugee Scholars and Oxford University, 1930-1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199687558
eISBN:
9780191827266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687558.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

German Jew Eduard Fraenkel was one of the greatest classical scholars of the twentieth century. He moved to England after being removed from his post in Germany as a result of the National Socialist ... More


The Making of a Series

Arie L. Molendijk

in Friedrich Max Müller and the Sacred Books of the East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198784234
eISBN:
9780191826832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784234.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Hinduism

Chapter 2, ‘The Making of a Series’, focuses on how Max Müller conceptualized and initiated the Sacred Books of the East series. The initial idea and the aims of the project, as well as the way in ... More


The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

Peter Gilliver

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199283620
eISBN:
9780191826092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283620.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, Historical Linguistics

This book tells the history of the Oxford English Dictionary from its beginnings in the middle of the nineteenth century to the present. It explores the cultural background from which the idea of a ... More


Introduction

Gordon Campbell

in Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611–2011

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693016
eISBN:
9780191806650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693016.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book chronicles the history of the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible from 1611 to 2011. Known in the United Kingdom as the Authorised Version, the KJV is the most celebrated book in the ... More


Friedrich Max Müller and the Sacred Books of the East

Arie L. Molendijk

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198784234
eISBN:
9780191826832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784234.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Hinduism

The edition of the fifty massive volumes of the Sacred Books of the East (1879–1910) was one of the most ambitious and daring editorial projects of late Victorian scholarship. The German-born ... More


Manoeuvres: 1876–1879

Peter Gilliver

in The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199283620
eISBN:
9780191826092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283620.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, Historical Linguistics

This chapter describes the search to find a publisher for the ‘New English Dictionary’, beginning with the abortive negotiations with Macmillan—in the course of which James Murray was identified as a ... More


The Early Twentieth Century

Gordon Campbell

in Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611–2011

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693016
eISBN:
9780191806650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693016.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter focuses on editions of the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible that were printed in the early twentieth century. It first considers the scholarly editions that were published to ... More


The Eighteenth Century

Gordon Campbell

in Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611–2011

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693016
eISBN:
9780191806650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693016.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter focuses on editions of the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible that were published in the eighteenth century. It first looks at the editions published by John Baskett at Oxford ... More


Agricolan Paratexts

Christina S. Kraus

in Classical Commentaries: Explorations in a Scholarly Genre

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199688982
eISBN:
9780191768088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688982.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

An important but overlooked element of commentaries is the paratextual material: appendices, illustrations, maps, etc. This chapter looks at such material in two cross-sections of Agricola editions: ... More


Teaching Nineteenth-Century Women Writers

Paul Lauter

in Canons and Contexts

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195055931
eISBN:
9780197560228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195055931.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

During the last twenty years the opportunities and challenges to teach nineteenth-century American women writers have widened almost beyond the comprehension of those trained in previous decades. ... More


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