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Coming to Terms

Robert DeCaroli

in Haunting the Buddha: Indian Popular Religion and the Formation of Buddhism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195168389
eISBN:
9780199835133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168380.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the ways in which the iconographic evidence, provided by the sculptural imagery found on early Buddhist monasteries, contradicts the traditional ... More


Framing Migration in Medieval England

Joanna Story, W. Mark Ormrod, and Elizabeth M. Tyler (eds)

in Migrants in Medieval England, c. 500-c. 1500

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197266724
eISBN:
9780191916052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266724.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter frames the study of migration in medieval England in terms of origin myths concerning the formation of the English peoples and tropes of ancestral migration to the island. It argues for ... More


Literature and the Arts

David M. Williams and Andrew P. White

in A Select Bibliography of British and Irish University Theses about Maritime History, 1792-1990

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588504
eISBN:
9781786944931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588504.003.0021
Subject:
History, Maritime History

A bibliography of post-graduate theses concerning Linguistics, Literature, Poetry, and the Arts relating to Maritime History, including a number of texts devoted to the writings of Sir Walter Ralegh.


The Migrant in English Art: Perspectives on Influence and Agency

Julian Luxford

in Migrants in Medieval England, c. 500-c. 1500

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197266724
eISBN:
9780191916052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266724.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter addresses English medieval art and architecture in the long term and is of a basically methodological character. It argues for a view of immigrancy rooted in stylistic and (less ... More


The Quest for the Portents of the Hour

Bronislav Ostřanský

in The Jihadist Preachers of the End Times: ISIS Apocalyptic Propaganda

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474439237
eISBN:
9781474476805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439237.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter introduces in general terms the phenomenon of Islamic apocalyptic thought within the spiritual framework of Muslim theology and eschatology (with a focus on its Sunni element). In ... More


Background

Robert McLean

in Gangs, Drugs and (Dis)Organised Crime

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529203028
eISBN:
9781529203035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203028.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter opens with the major heading ‘Introduction’, and explores how since the turn of the century there has been a drastic increase in the perception that US style street gangs are now being ... More


Maimonides

Leon Roth

in Is There a Jewish Philosophy?: Rethinking Fundamentals

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774556
eISBN:
9781800340824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774556.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on Maimonides. His works, all composed under the stress of travel or business, included commentaries on some tractates of the Talmud; a complete Commentary, still widely used, on ... More


Confusing Deliberation

J. Benjamin Hurlbut

in Experiments in Democracy: Human Embryo Research and the Politics of Bioethics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231179546
eISBN:
9780231542913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179546.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Chapter 5 examines the politics surrounding George W. Bush’s embryonic stem cell policy, and in particular debates over what terms should be used in public debate about human cloning. It examines the ... More


Mapping the Veracruz Race-Color Terminological Terrain

Christina A. Sue

in Land of the Cosmic Race: Race Mixture, Racism, and Blackness in Mexico

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199925483
eISBN:
9780199332922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925483.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter maps out Veracruz’s complex race-color terminological terrain, providing a broad overview of the usages and connotations of common race-color terms. It addresses methodological issues ... More


State power, governmentality, and the (mis)remembrance of Chinese medicine

David Luesink

in Historical epistemology and the making of modern Chinese medicine

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096006
eISBN:
9781781708460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096006.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In China, between 1916 and 1930, two projects mixed power, language and epistemology: the attempt to unify the terminology for medicine; and the attempt to regulate and abolish Chinese medicine. The ... More


Unified Patent Court

Winfried Tilmann

in Unified Patent Protection in Europe: A Commentary

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198755463
eISBN:
9780191927706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755463.003.0038
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

A Unified Patent Court for the settlement of disputes relating to European patents and European patents with unitary effect is hereby established.


Healthcare Providers

Douglas Hough and Isaac F. Megbolugbe

in Private Real Estate Markets and Investments

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199388752
eISBN:
9780199388783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388752.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The healthcare delivery system in the United States is unlike any other business. Those in real estate who intend to work in this industry should understand its peculiarities. The hospital sector is ... More


Afterword: Labour Inside and Outside the Army

Radhika Singha

in The Coolie's Great War: Indian Labour in a Global Conflict, 1914-1921

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197525586
eISBN:
9780197554562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197525586.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

The book concludes with a tentative exploration of the way in which the labor demand created by the war, both in industry and in the military complex, encouraged discussions about labor efficiency, ... More


Introduction

Rebecca Parry

in Transaction Avoidance in Insolvencies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198793403
eISBN:
9780191927836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793403.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Since at least the Middle Ages, credit has played a significant role in the functioning of the commercial economy in England and Wales, and it continues to be a central feature of the modern ... More


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