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Joseph Conrad and the Anthropological Dilemma: ‘Bewildered Traveller’

John W. Griffith

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183006
eISBN:
9780191673931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183006.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This book is a detailed analysis of Conrad’s early fiction, which as a response to his travels in so-called primitive cultures: Malaysia, Borneo, and the Congo. As a sensitive observer of other ... More


Cultural Integration in Spain

Sara de la Rica and Francesc Ortega

in Cultural Integration of Immigrants in Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660094
eISBN:
9780191748936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660094.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

This chapter compares the economic and cultural gaps of the largest foreign-born ethnic minorities in Spain: Latinos, Eastern Europeans, and Moroccans. The chapter focuses on several outcomes: the ... More


Cultural Differentiation

Peter Borsay

in The English Urban Renaissance: Culture and Society in the Provincial Town 1660-1770

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202554
eISBN:
9780191675409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202554.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses Wood's description of the town of Bath, where he commends the egalitarian and sociable influence of the spa's leisure facilities: ‘but when proper walks were made for exercise, ... More


Will the Parties Conciliate or Refuse? The Triangle of Jews, Germans, and Palestinians

Dan Bar-On

in From Conflict Resolution to Reconciliation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195166439
eISBN:
9780199849796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166439.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Certain adjustments have to be made when dealing with long-term protracted conflicts since the notions of peaceful coexistence, forgiveness, and conciliation have to be considered in the context of ... More


New Challenge

Liav Orgad

in The Cultural Defense of Nations: A Liberal Theory of Majority Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199668687
eISBN:
9780191748721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668687.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter argues that contemporary global migration presents a new challenge. It challenges a fundamental premise in liberal thought under which majority groups can perpetuate their culture by ... More


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