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The heritage of Manzikert: the myth of national identity

Carole Hillenbrand

in Turkish Myth and Muslim Symbol: The Battle of Manzikert

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625727
eISBN:
9780748671359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625727.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter shows the versatility of the Manzikert myth and how this eleventh-century battle serves as a key symbol in the formation of the Turkish Republic almost a millennium later. Atatürk's ... More


Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers

Bernard D. Sherman

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169454
eISBN:
9780199865017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169454.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The attempt to play music with the styles and instruments of its era—commonly referred to as the early music movement—has become immensely popular in recent years. For instance, Billboard’s “Top ... More


Other Kinds of Beauty

Bernard D. Sherman

in Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169454
eISBN:
9780199865017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169454.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

One could locate an endless number of beginning points for the early-music revival, from late 18th-century Handel-reverence to early 20th-century clavichord making. Wherever the revival first ... More


Understanding the Nature of Our Offense: A Dialogue on the Twenty-First-Century Study of Religion for Use in the Classroom

Brian K. Pennington

in Teaching Religion and Violence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195372427
eISBN:
9780199949618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372427.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this dialogue between two scholars caught up in a wave of late twentieth-century attacks on the academic study of religion by offended religious communities, the authors lay out their respective ... More


Degrees of Difference: Reflections of Women of Color on Graduate School

Kimberly D. McKee and Denise A. Delgado

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043185
eISBN:
9780252052064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043185.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Degrees of Difference: Reflections of Women of Color on Graduate School uses personal narrative supported by scholarly research to identify the struggles faced by women of color in graduate school ... More


Audiences: Constructing Cosmopolitans

Alison Brysk

in Speaking Rights to Power: Constructing Political Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982660
eISBN:
9780199362523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982660.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers how human rights campaigns can target, bridge, and even build attentive audiences. It begins with the rise of a new genre of global professional solidarity campaigns. The next ... More


The Difference: Women and (In)equality

Irfan Ahmad

in Religion as Critique: Islamic Critical Thinking from Mecca to the Marketplace

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635095
eISBN:
9781469635101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635095.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Chapter 6 documents vibrant critiques of Maududi’s Janus-like neopatriarchate. It shows how people connected to the Jamaat criticized Maududi’s position on such issues as veiling, women’s ... More


Seven Ages of Early Music

Nick Wilson

in The Art of Re-enchantment: Making Early Music in the Modern Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199939930
eISBN:
9780199369775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939930.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, History, Western

Chapter 2 provides a historical overview of the early music revival in Britain. Early Music’s pre-history (taking us to Germany, Austria, the Netherlands and France, in particular) is briefly ... More


Seeking Spatial Justice in Los Angeles

Edward W. Soja

in My Los Angeles: From Urban Restructuring to Regional Urbanization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281721
eISBN:
9780520957633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281721.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

A vital but often neglected part of the urban restructuring of Los Angeles has been a resurgent activism that has created some of the most innovative urban social movements in the country. The ... More


Activist-Scholar Alliances for Social Change: The Transformative Power of University-Community Collaborations

David Naguib Pellow

in Transforming the Ivory Tower: Challenging Racism, Sexism, and Homophobia in the Academy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835262
eISBN:
9780824870645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835262.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter presents the author's account of the social change potential of two alternative projects that bridge the gap between campus and community. He helped create the Transatlantic Initiative ... More


Andrew Hegarty, A Biographical Register of St. John’s College, Oxford, 1555–1660 (Oxford Historical Society New Series Vol. 43, The Boydell Press, 2011), lxxxiv + 560pp. ISBN: 9780904107241

Robin Darwall-Smith

in History of Universities: Volume XXVII/2

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198709817
eISBN:
9780191804199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198709817.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at St. John's College that was founded in 1555. It also considers Dr. Andrew Hegarty, a specialist in the history of Oxford in the 16th and 17th centuries, who provided a ... More


Raising Successful African American Young Women What We Have Learned

Freeman A. Hrabowski, Kenneth I. Maton, Monica Greene, and Geoffrey L. Greif

in Overcoming the Odds: Raising Academically Successful African American Young Women

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195126426
eISBN:
9780197561362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195126426.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

It is important to remember that the young women in our study are successful not simply in general, but they have excelled in high school and college math and science courses and performed well on ... More


Moving from the Status Quo to a 21st-Century Financial Aid System

Willliam Elliott and Melinda Lewis

in Making Education Work for the Poor: The Potential of Children's Savings Accounts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190621568
eISBN:
9780197559697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190621568.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

With the creation of the first federal student loans as part of the National Defense Education Act of 1958, the US postsecondary financial aid system was set on a path from which it has not ... More


Introduction

Stanley Fish

in Save the World on Your Own Time

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195369021
eISBN:
9780197563243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195369021.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Not long ago, there was a time when I was responsible for a college with close to 30 departments and units, a budget of between 50 and 55 million dollars, 400 tenure-track faculty members, 700 ... More


You’re Going to Need a Team: Community, Mentoring, Self-Care, and Other Lessons from the McNair Scholars Program

Delia Fernández

in Degrees of Difference: Reflections of Women of Color on Graduate School

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043185
eISBN:
9780252052064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043185.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter discusses the lessons for women of color undergraduate and graduate students that the author learned from participating in the McNair Scholars Program in 2009. These include the benefits ... More


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