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Apocalyptic

Eyal Ben-Eliyahu, Yehudah Cohn, and Fergus Millar

in Handbook of Jewish Literature from Late Antiquity, 135–700 CE

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265222
eISBN:
9780191771873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265222.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter describes the following apocalyptic texts: Reuyot Yeṭezqel; Sefer Eliyahu; Sefer Zerubavel; and The Secrets of Rabbi Shimon bar Yoṭai (Rashbi). For each of these texts, details on the ... More


Mike Leigh

Tony Whitehead

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072369
eISBN:
9781781703298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072369.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Mike Leigh may well be Britain's greatest living film director; his worldview has permeated our national consciousness. This book gives detailed readings of the nine feature films he has made for the ... More


The Case of Sherlock Holmes: Secrets and Lies in Conan Doyle's Detective Fiction

Andrew Glazzard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474431293
eISBN:
9781474453769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474431293.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Case of Sherlock Holmes uncovers what is untold, partly told, wrongly told or deliberately concealed in Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes saga. This engaging study uses a scholarly approach, ... More


The Secrets and Lies of Film

Andrew Gleeson

in Ethics at the Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195320398
eISBN:
9780199869534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320398.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

In Mike Leigh’s 1996 film Secrets and Lies a black woman seeking her birth mother enters a white family, and shatters its walls of illusion. The family, and the audience, confront the questions of ... More


Photographic Insights: Ceremonial Ritual in Ghana and Togo

Brian Jeffery

in Situated Narratives and Sacred Dance: Performing the Entangled Histories of Cuba and West Africa

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781683402060
eISBN:
9781683402954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683402060.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Photographer Brian Jeffery looks at the role of witness when documenting practitioners as part of sacred ceremonies and rituals. Perspectives are also shared on the subjectivity of visual ... More


In listening/in response

Marianne M. Kim

in Situated Narratives and Sacred Dance: Performing the Entangled Histories of Cuba and West Africa

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781683402060
eISBN:
9781683402954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683402060.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 16 is a short essay by artist and performer Marianne M. Kim reflecting on her introduction to Flanders Crosby’s expansive research in West Africa and Cuba and her contribution to the Secrets ... More


Conclusion

Robert M. Farley and Davida H. Isaacs

in Patents for Power: Intellectual Property Law and the Diffusion of Military Technology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226716527
eISBN:
9780226716664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226716664.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter concludes our study with a few of our findings: that IP concerns have an impact at every stage of the innovation-diffusion-adoption process. First, the structure of IP law can affect the ... More


The Cold War, Civil Liberties, and the House of Lords

K. D. Ewing

in The Legal Protection of Human Rights: Sceptical Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199606078
eISBN:
9780191729720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606078.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Following on an overview of civil liberties during the Cold War, this chapter argues that courts are part of the political constitution and cannot be seen as an obstruction to government, that this ... More


Capturing Institutional Change: The Case of the Right to Information Act in India

Himanshu Jha

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190124786
eISBN:
9780190991234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190124786.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics, Asian Politics

Institutions are norms that undergird organizations and are reflected in laws and practices. Scholars point towards the ‘stickiness’ of institutions as stubbornly persisting on the historical ... More


‘Welcome to the family’: Secrets and Lies

Tony Whitehead

in Mike Leigh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072369
eISBN:
9781781703298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072369.003.0034
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter draws attention to Mike Leigh's feature film, Secrets and Lies that proved to be his most popular film, winning the Palme d'Or and the International Critics' Prize at Cannes and ... More


Introduction: ‘You’ve gotta laugh’

Tony Whitehead

in Mike Leigh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072369
eISBN:
9781781703298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072369.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter opens with a general discussion on Mike Leigh, who is considered to be Britain's greatest film director and who has carved a unique niche in the film making industry. Among his recent ... More


That Secret History of a Nation

Andrew Glazzard

in The Case of Sherlock Holmes: Secrets and Lies in Conan Doyle's Detective Fiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474431293
eISBN:
9781474453769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474431293.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

‘The Bruce-Partington Plans’, in which the design of a new and devastating type of submarine is stolen from Woolwich Arsenal and sold to a foreign spy, came at an ominous moment in British history. ... More


Oaths and Secrets

Andrew Glazzard

in The Case of Sherlock Holmes: Secrets and Lies in Conan Doyle's Detective Fiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474431293
eISBN:
9781474453769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474431293.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Organised criminality and violence appear frequently in the Holmes stories. A Study in Scarlet imagines Brigham Young’s nascent Mormon state as a tightly knit conspiratorial organisation, exerting ... More


The Primacy of Programmes in the Future of Broadcasting: The James MacTaggart Lecture 1984

Denis Forman

in Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this lecture, the author, former director of the British Film Institute, argues that while technology has created the new broadcast delivery systems of satellite and cable television, these ... More


Narrating the Secrets Under the Skin Installation

Jill Flanders Crosby

in Situated Narratives and Sacred Dance: Performing the Entangled Histories of Cuba and West Africa

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781683402060
eISBN:
9781683402954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683402060.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 13 unpacks the process of creating the Secrets Under the Skin transdisciplinary art installation that preceded this book. It opens with a Ghanaian fieldwork story in the community of Nogokpo, ... More


The Artist’s Accidental Proof: The Palm Frond and the Wood Block

Susan Matthews

in Situated Narratives and Sacred Dance: Performing the Entangled Histories of Cuba and West Africa

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781683402060
eISBN:
9781683402954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683402060.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes the format and media of Matthews’ paintings, their intended content, and instances in which images had to be in interpreted in order to transcend the literal while preserving ... More


Reengineering the Intelligence Community (2013–)

Richard J. Samuels

in Special Duty: A History of the Japanese Intelligence Community

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501741586
eISBN:
9781501741593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501741586.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the most recent and ambitious reengineering of the Japanese intelligence community. A revised Japanese intelligence reform started with the 2013 passage of a Designated State ... More


Trade Secrets Fraud and Economic Espionage

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Fraud Cases

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190270643
eISBN:
9780190270667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270643.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The Uniform Trade Secrets Act protects the intellectual property of industries from theft of trade secrets. In 1995 a government agent publicly advertised his services as a technology information ... More


The Plunder

Daniel Unowsky

in The Plunder: The 1898 Anti-Jewish Riots in Habsburg Galicia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780804799829
eISBN:
9781503606104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799829.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces the course of the 1898 events from the relatively isolated violence in the salt mining town of Wieliczka and the surrounding area in mid-March to the first major urban anti-Jewish ... More


Actus Tragicus and the Making of an Israeli Comics Scene

Kevin Haworth

in The Comics of Rutu Modan: War, Love, and Secrets

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496821836
eISBN:
9781496821867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496821836.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter shows how Modan co-founded, with Yirmi Pinkus Actus Tragicus, the comics collective that introduced the world to Israeli comics. It explores how the Oslo Accord and the assassination of ... More


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