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The Possibility of Joseph Smith: Some Evangelical Probings

Richard J. Mouw

in Joseph Smith, Jr.: Reappraisals After Two Centuries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369786
eISBN:
9780199871292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369786.003.012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter contributes to the evangelical understanding of Joseph Smith. The interest of evangelical scholars in Mormonism has tended to be in the context of apologetics rather than scholarly ... More


The Prophethood of Joseph Smith

Wayne Hudson

in Joseph Smith, Jr.: Reappraisals After Two Centuries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369786
eISBN:
9780199871292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369786.003.013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that Joseph Smith is a genuine prophet of world historical importance. In a bold reversal (a non-Mormon), it takes such status as a historical given and a starting point that can ... More


The Organizational Cartel Persists, 1891–2011

Jeffery A. Jenkins and Charles Stewart III

in Fighting for the Speakership: The House and the Rise of Party Government

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691118123
eISBN:
9781400845460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691118123.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines leadership selection after the Reed Rules and the persistence of the organizational cartel in the House of Representatives during the period 1891–2011. It begins by discussing ... More


The Conflicted Writer

Douglas Robinson

in Ring Lardner and the Other

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195076004
eISBN:
9780199855131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195076004.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In the primary narrative of “Who Dealt?,” Lardner did not create a fictionalized version of himself. Tom is a small-town businessman in Maine who went to Yale and lost the woman he loved to another ... More


Pacific Apostle: The 1920-21 Diary of David O. McKay in the Latter-day Saint Island Missions

David O. McKay

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042850
eISBN:
9780252051715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042850.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The year-long fact-finding mission of Mormon apostle David O. McKay and his traveling companion Hugh J. Cannon to the colonies of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was one of the most ... More


The Second Phase of Fort Building

Richard J. Garrett

in The Defences of Macau: Forts, Ships and Weapons over 450 years

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099937
eISBN:
9789882206809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099937.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the second phase of fort construction in Macau during the nineteenth century. During this period, granite was the main building material used and brickwork was also extensively ... More


Autonomic Arousal and Emotional Feeling

James D. Laird

in Feelings: The Perception of Self

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195098891
eISBN:
9780199893614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098891.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter considers the role of arousal in emotional experience. It argues that arousal serves as one of a number of cue sources that generate some emotional experiences. Arousal is sufficient to ... More


Charley Patton: The Conscience of the Delta

David Evans

in Charley Patton: Voice of the Mississippi Delta

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816139
eISBN:
9781496816177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816139.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter highlights certain aspects of Charley Patton's life and personality to provide a better understanding of the social context of his life and music. It is based largely on the internal ... More


Psyche, Nerves, and Hormones in the Physiology of Ingestion

Elizabeth A. Williams

in Appetite and Its Discontents: Science, Medicine, and the Urge to Eat, 1750-1950

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226692999
eISBN:
9780226693187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226693187.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 10 focuses on competing views of appetite offered by “nervists” and “hormonalists” in the years 1900-1950 and on efforts to reconcile the two. Around 1900 the Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov ... More


Students and Immigrants

Peter Duus and Kenji Hasegawa

in Rediscovering America: Japanese Perspectives on the American Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268432
eISBN:
9780520950375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268432.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the Japanese's travel abroad to acquire “new knowledge” from the outside world to strengthen the country. In 1866, two young samurai arrived at Rutgers College, determined to ... More


Crossing the Pacific

David O. McKay

Reid L. Neilson and Carson V. Teuscher (eds)

in Pacific Apostle: The 1920–21 Diary of David O. McKay in the Latter-day Saint Island Missions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042850
eISBN:
9780252051715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042850.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Departing from Utah, David O. McKay and Hugh J. Cannon began their year-long fact-finding mission on December 4, 1920, traveling northwest by railroad to the deepwater port of Vancouver, Canada. The ... More


New Zealand Revisited

David O. McKay

Reid L. Neilson and Carson V. Teuscher (eds)

in Pacific Apostle: The 1920-21 Diary of David O. McKay in the Latter-day Saint Island Missions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042850
eISBN:
9780252051715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042850.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

David O. McKay’s return to New Zealand was punctuated by several reunions, one with his travel companion Hugh J. Cannon, and others with members and missionaries he met on his earlier visit. McKay ... More


Civil Unrest and Public Order Policing

Desmond Rea and Robin Masefield

in Policing in Northern Ireland: Delivering the New Beginning?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381502
eISBN:
9781781382172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381502.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter, written in part by Dr Sydney Elliott, deals with the related issues of policing parades and public disorder. It begins with a description of the unique nature of the parades issue in ... More


Lil’s Hot Shots

Vic Hobson

in Creating the Jazz Solo: Louis Armstrong and Barbershop Harmony

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819772
eISBN:
9781496819826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819772.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores the relationship between Armstrong’s playing and classical composition in relation to his wife Lilian Hardin. The music explored includes “Coal Cart Blues,” “Skid-Dat-De-Dat,” ... More


Behind the Seen: All Hell Breaks Loose

Jody Enders

in Murder by Accident: Medieval Theater, Modern Media, Critical Intentions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226207834
eISBN:
9780226207858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226207858.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses the case of stagehand Guillaume Langlois who in March 1830 was obliged to account for his role in the accidental death by cannon-fire of his friend and colleague Jehan Hemont. ... More


The Wandering Trail, 1981–1993

Brain Taves

in Hollywood Presents Jules Verne: The Father of Science Fiction on Screen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813161129
eISBN:
9780813165523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161129.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

If the explosion of science fiction filmmaking in the wake of Star Wars (1977) impacted Verne filmmaking, it was only in a deleterious way. Tackling two novels for the first time—Mystery on Monster ... More


The Tale of a Gun—IX-inch Dahlgren #FP573: It's Not Just a Cannon, It's a Story

Lawrence E. Babits, Christopher F. Amer, Lynn Harris, and Joe Beatty

in From These Honored Dead: Historical Archaeology of the American Civil War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049441
eISBN:
9780813050195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049441.003.0016
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

During the early summer 2009, East Carolina University and the South Carolina Institute for Archaeology and Anthropology recorded two cannon at Mars Bluff—the site of a Civil War Confederate navy ... More


“If That Is Treason, You Can Make the Most of It”: November 18–December 8, 1941

Donna T. Haverty-Stacke

in Trotskyists on Trial: Free Speech and Political Persecution Since the Age of FDR

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479851942
eISBN:
9781479891627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479851942.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Chapter 4 examines the efforts of the defense team, led by Albert Goldman, who saw the trial as an opportunity to fight not just for free speech, but also for trade union democracy and for the ... More


Ireland’s popular response

Paul Huddie

in The Crimean War and Irish Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382547
eISBN:
9781786945464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382547.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter will show that between 1854 and 1856 the Crimean War formed a central part of life for a broad cross-section of Irish people, regardless of class or creed, and even Irish culture. It ... More


The Puzzle of Wounds: Shock and the Body at War

Stefanos Geroulanos and Todd Meyers

in The Human Body in the Age of Catastrophe: Brittleness, Integration, Science, and the Great War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226556451
eISBN:
9780226556628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226556628.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Chapter 2 launches our study of the body at war—the injured soldier’s body during and after World War I, and specifically the body that, once injured, appeared to be at war with itself. The chapter ... More


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