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The Library of Universal History: Diodorus Siculus and Literary Cosmopolitanism

Yun Lee Too

in The Idea of the Library in the Ancient World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199577804
eISBN:
9780191722912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577804.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 5 considers another book that calls itself a library, the Library of History of Diodorus Siculus. Here the book has a particular world view, which demonstrates that the library may have a ... More


The Notion of ‘Rights’ and the Practices of Nationality and Citizenship from the Palestinian Arab Perspective, 1918–1925

Lauren Banko

in The Invention of Palestinian Citizenship, 1918-1947

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474415507
eISBN:
9781474427074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415507.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter shifts focus from the British aspect of nationality and citizenship legislation to the Arab inhabitants of Palestine, in order to analyse the development of the civic and political ... More


The evolution of the ‘Atlantic Community’

Paul Latawski and Martin A. Smith

in The Kosovo Crisis and the Evolution of a Post-Cold War European Security: The Evolution of Post Cold War European Security

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719059797
eISBN:
9781781700631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719059797.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Transatlantic relations have been a core issue in security in Europe—especially West Europe—since the end of World War II. This chapter examines the nature of the transatlantic relationship and its ... More


Conclusion

William M. Sullivan

in Liberal Learning as a Quest for Purpose

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190499242
eISBN:
9780190499273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499242.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Conclusion provides a summary of the argument and its illustrations. The book’s argumentative arc ends with the claim that humanistic liberal education as practiced in the PTEV provides an ... More


Repatriation from the West Indies

Douglas J. Hamilton

in Scotland, the Caribbean and the Atlantic World 1750–1820

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071829
eISBN:
9781781702321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071829.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the repatriation of the Scots from the West Indies. It reviews the ways in which the returnees spent their Caribbean fortunes and suggests that returnees from the Caribbean ... More


Rules and Regulations for Other Secular Organizations and Activities; the Shenzhen Experiments

Karla W. Simon

in Civil Society in China: The Legal Framework from Ancient Times to the "New Reform Era"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199765898
eISBN:
9780199332540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765898.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the various rules and regulations developed either at the national level or in some localities. These include the local volunteer regulations adopted in various cities beginning ... More


Choice Words and Political Dramas

Alan Ackerman

in Just Words: Lillian Hellman, Mary McCarthy, and the Failure of Public Conversation in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300167122
eISBN:
9780300171808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167122.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses models of moral language that shaped political disputes during the Cold War. Philosophers have long debated the permissibility of various kinds of lies. The chapter reveals ... More


Plotting Strategies, Networks, and Communities in Classical Athens: The Evidence of Slave Names

Kostas Vlassopoulos

in Communities and Networks in the Ancient Greek World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198726494
eISBN:
9780191793301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726494.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the neglected topic of slave names as a source of social history demonstrating that they do more than simply illustrate the distinction between free and slave. Even though the ... More


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