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Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment

Robert D. Schulzinger

in A Time for Peace: The Legacy of the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195365924
eISBN:
9780199851966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365924.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Vietnam War ended badly for the United States, and lingering public bitterness made life difficult for many veterans. American soldiers, sailors, marines, and airmen returned from Vietnam to a ... More


A Warrior's Anger

Nancy Sherman

in Stoic Warriors: The Ancient Philosophy behind the Military Mind

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195315912
eISBN:
9780199851201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315912.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter discusses the Stoic conception of anger and the control of anger. It examines the Stoic view that anger is a dangerous emotion that can torment both its possessor and the human beings ... More


Bitterness About The “Export Of Scientists”

KLAUS HENTSCHEL

in The Mental Aftermath: The Mentality of German Physicists 1945-1949

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199205660
eISBN:
9780191709388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205660.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter focuses on the brain-drain problem in post-war Germany. While military research was banned altogether, its specialists were being ferried out to the victor nations irrespective of their ... More


Epilogue

Forrest G. Robinson

in The Author-Cat: Clemens's Life in Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227877
eISBN:
9780823240968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227877.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Albert Bigelow Paine's fourth volume of Mark Twain: A Biography is more detailed than his other three because it records the few years of Clemens's life vividly. Paine is clear and equivocal in his ... More


Introduction

Miriam Driessen

in Tales of Hope, Tastes of Bitterness: Chinese Road Builders in Ethiopia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888528042
eISBN:
9789882204416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528042.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Exploring the everyday encounters between Chinese managers and Ethiopian laborers on the construction site in Tigray, this chapter challenges depictions of Chinese engagement with Africa as a model ... More


Speaking Bitterness

Miriam Driessen

in Tales of Hope, Tastes of Bitterness: Chinese Road Builders in Ethiopia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888528042
eISBN:
9789882204416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528042.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Unmet expectations inspire narratives of bitterness among Chinese road builders. These tales of suffering, however, derive not only from the obstacles they face on the construction site, but also ... More


Final Charity: The Last Autobiography

Thomas R. Nevin

in The Last Years of Saint Therese: Doubt and Darkness, 1895-1897

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199987665
eISBN:
9780199346264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987665.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Thérèse was a writer for her community, composing plays and poems for particular festive occasions. She also wrote over two hundred letters, some of them rich in Christological perception, but her ... More


Scared, Resentful, Destitute Hillbillies?

John R. Hibbing

in The Securitarian Personality: What Really Motivates Trump's Base and Why It Matters for the Post-Trump Era

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190096489
eISBN:
9780190096519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190096489.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter reviews and critiques the conventional wisdom that fervent Trump supporters are distinguished by their demographic, personality, and emotional profiles. The standard narrative, drawn in ... More


Light and Beer

Pete A. Ensminger

in Life Under the Sun

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088045
eISBN:
9780300133523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088045.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Considering the great panoply of chemicals and chemical reactions that occur in beer, this chapter provides an insight into the chemistry and mechanism of sunstruck reaction, and its contribution to ... More


Machado and the Spectacle of the World

K. David Jackson

in Machado de Assis: A Literary Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300180824
eISBN:
9780300182644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180824.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Machado follows the pendulum swinging between his authorial role as philosopher and analyst in the guise of his own Counselor Ayres and his function as a close participant in the customs and rituals ... More


Beckett and trauma: the father’s death and the sea

Julie Campbell

in Samuel Beckett and trauma

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526121349
eISBN:
9781526138842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121349.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Shedding lights on biological episodes in Beckett’s writing, Julie Campbell in this chapter focuses specifically on the fear of diving that he experienced at six years old, which recurs from the ... More


Border Patrol as Global Surveillance: Post-9/11 Chicana/o Detective Fiction

Marissa K. López

in Chicano Nations: The Hemispheric Origins of Mexican American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752616
eISBN:
9780814753293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752616.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter presents a reading of four novels—Alicia Gaspar de Alba's Desert Blood (2005), Martín Limón's The Door to Bitterness (2005), and Mario Acevedo's The Nymphos of Rocky Flats (2006) and The ... More


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