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Building cyberspace: a brief history of Internet

Jon Bing

in Internet Governance: Infrastructure and Institutions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199561131
eISBN:
9780191721199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561131.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Political Economy

This chapter provides a history of the development of the Internet in terms of its infrastructure, applications, and sources of inspiration. In doing so, it portrays the chief personalities, ideas, ... More


 Dharma Transmission in Theory and Practice

William M. Bodiford

in Zen Ritual: Studies of Zen Theory in Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195304671
eISBN:
9780199866861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304671.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 9 provides an example of ritual transformation in the movement of Zen from one culture to another. After describing dharma transmission in East Asia by highlighting the theme of the family ... More


Lineage and Context in the Patriarch's Hall Collection and the Transmission of the Lamp

Albert Welter

Steven Heine and Dale S. Wright (eds)

in The Zen Canon: Understanding the Classic Texts

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195150674
eISBN:
9780199784615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150678.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter offers a precise analysis of the early Zen literature known as chuandenglu (records of the transmission of the lamp), which sets the Zen tradition up into family-like lineages ... More


Emerging Role of the System Operator

Alok Kumar and Sushanta K. Chatterjee

in Electricity Sector in India: Policy and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082279
eISBN:
9780199082063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082279.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Power system operation is a critical function and the role of the system operator becomes crucial in the context of the emerging imperatives of competition and promoting renewables in the electricity ... More


Introduction

Josef Stern

in Maimonides' "Guide of the Perplexed" in Translation: A History from the Thirteenth Century to the Twentieth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226457635
eISBN:
9780226627878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226627878.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This volume of essays tells the story of Maimonides’ Guide through its translations and translators, and through its impact in translation on philosophy from the Middle Ages to the present day. There ... More


The Physiology of Sensation and Literary Style: Desperate Remedies and The Rescue

Hugh Epstein

in Hardy, Conrad and the Senses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474449861
eISBN:
9781474477086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449861.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter pairs two formative, but often disregarded novels, Desperate Remedies and The Rescue, on the basis of their shared interest in sensation. Also showing that sensation is a fundamental ... More


An Audible World

Hugh Epstein

in Hardy, Conrad and the Senses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474449861
eISBN:
9781474477086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449861.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter opens by contrasting the human capacities for audition as opposed to vision, and the qualities conveyed by sound as opposed to those by light. Despite the general acceptance of wave ... More


Introduction

Melissa Dickson

in Cultural Encounters with the Arabian Nights in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474443647
eISBN:
9781474477055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443647.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Opening with an examination of the rhetoric of nineteenth-century modernity, the introduction argues that, faced with profound structural shifts, commentators of the period frequently deployed the ... More


Atima Srivastava

Sara Upstone

in British Asian Fiction: Twenty-first Century Voices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078323
eISBN:
9781781703229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078323.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Atima Srivastava is the first prominent example of a school of British Asian literature that also includes Preethi Nair, Nisha Minhas and B. K. Mahal: a British Asian romance genre intervention. Her ... More


Hari Kunzru

Sara Upstone

in British Asian Fiction: Twenty-first Century Voices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078323
eISBN:
9781781703229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078323.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In 2004, the BBC screened a documentary entitled The Power of Nightmares: the Rise of the Politics of Fear. Written and produced by Adam Curtis, the documentary controversially argues that Islamist ... More


Portraits, Parents, and Children: Storm’s “Aquis submersus” and Sand’s “Le Château de Pictordu”

Michal Peled Ginsburg

in Portrait Stories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262601
eISBN:
9780823266517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262601.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter analyzes two portrait stories that deal with the relation between parents and children and hence raise the question of transmission—of traits, authority, the past. Storm’s story centers ... More


A New Proposal: Predication vs. Logophoric Anchoring

Idan Landau

in A Two-Tiered Theory of Control

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028851
eISBN:
9780262327251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028851.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

The distinction between tensed and untensed complements is recasted as a distinction between attitude and nonattitude complements, which is both theoretically and empirically superior. PRO is ... More


Tragic Spirits: Shamanism, Memory, and Gender in Contemporary Mongolia

Manduhai Buyandelger

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226086552
eISBN:
9780226013091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226013091.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

When state socialism collapsed in Mongolia and the chaos of neoliberal “shock therapy” took hold, like most other herders throughout the country, the ethnic nomadic Buryats were left without means of ... More


Sauce!: Conjuring the African Dream in America through Dance

Esailama G. A. Diouf

in Hot Feet and Social Change: African Dance and Diaspora Communities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042959
eISBN:
9780252051814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042959.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

Esailama Diouf delves deep into history and genealogy to detail the significant politico-cultural figures, dance artists, institutions, and cultural nationalist positions that allowed for a reclaimed ... More


Foodways

Anna Servaes

in "Franco-American Identity, Community, and La Guiannée"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462104
eISBN:
9781626745599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462104.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter considers food along the Guiannée’s journey on New Year’s Eve. Traditionally, food was offered during the carnival time to nourish the community, including the indigent, during the ... More


Religious Women in Early Carolingian Francia: A Study of Manuscript Transmission and Monastic Culture

Felice Lifshitz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256877
eISBN:
9780823261420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256877.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book is a study of the intellectual culture of the women’s monasteries of the Main Valley during the eighth century, with a particular focus on Karlburg and Kitzingen. It is based on an analysis ... More


Introduction in a Place So Ordinary: The Problem of aids in North Carolina and the American South

Stephen Inrig

in North Carolina & The Problem of Aids: Advocacy, Politics, and Race in the South

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834985
eISBN:
9781469602509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869154_inrig.4
Subject:
History, Social History

This book begins with North Carolina's Screening and Tracing of Active Transmission (STAT) team learning of two black college men who tested positive for “acute” HIV infections. After an initial HIV ... More


Dream divination in manuscripts and early printed books: patterns of transmission1

László Sándor Chardonnens

in Aspects of knowledge: Preserving and reinventing traditions of learning in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780719097843
eISBN:
9781526135896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097843.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

In the opening chapter Sándor Chardonnens focuses on medieval collections on dream divination. Taking account of a vast corpus of such writings, widely dispersed chronologically and geographically, ... More


Cristes leorningcnihtas: traditions of the apostles in Old English literature

Hugh Magennis

in Aspects of knowledge: Preserving and reinventing traditions of learning in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780719097843
eISBN:
9781526135896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097843.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter, by Hugh Magennis, considers the theme of the interpretation and application of Christian knowledge as reflected in treatments of the apostles in vernacular writings in Anglo-Saxon ... More


‘Ther are bokes ynowe’: texts and the ambiguities of knowledge in Piers Plowman1

Kath Stevenson

in Aspects of knowledge: Preserving and reinventing traditions of learning in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780719097843
eISBN:
9781526135896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097843.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter, by Kath Stevenson, explains that traditions of Christian knowledge are an abiding preoccupation for William Langland in Piers Plowman, with Langland exploring fundamental questions ... More


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