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Robert Southey and the Oriental Renaissance

Javed Majeed

in Ungoverned Imaginings: James Mill's The History of British India and Orientalism

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117865
eISBN:
9780191671098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117865.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Robert Southey's Thalaba the Destroyer (1801) and The Curse of Kehama (1810) reflect a revival of interest in the history, literature, and antiquities of non-European cultures. His notes to both ... More


Men and Machines: Service Attachés as Procurers of Information on Personnel and Materiel

Matthew S. Seligmann

in Spies in Uniform: British Military and Naval Intelligence on the Eve of the First World War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261505
eISBN:
9780191718618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261505.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the intelligence information supplied by the service attachés on technical military and naval matters. It demonstrates that a great deal of useful and accurate information was ... More


Destroyers for Bases

William Lasser

in Benjamin V. Cohen: Architect of the New Deal

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088793
eISBN:
9780300128888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088793.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the worsening crisis in Europe in 1940. The discussions include Roosevelt's foreign policy, given the American public's refusal to become involved in the war; German advances ... More


Gabriel García Márquez’s: The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor

Miles Corwin

in Second Read: Writers Look Back at Classic Works of Reportage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159319
eISBN:
9780231500586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159319.003.0020
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This essay reviews the book The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor, by Gabriel García Márquez. First published as a book in 1970, The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor is an account of the tragedy that befell ... More


Endangered

Lisa Jean Moore

in Catch and Release: The Enduring Yet Vulnerable Horseshoe Crab

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479876303
eISBN:
9781479848096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876303.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

If you’re going to consider the horseshoe crab, you need to take a few steps back (and a deep breath) to understand the big picture and context of the its existence, the implications of being labeled ... More


Road Show

Ethan Mordden

in On Sondheim: An Opinionated Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199394814
eISBN:
9780199394999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199394814.003.0020
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter looks at Road Show (2008), which the chapter states, asserts itself as a sassy musical play, grim and depressed yet joking at the same time. It was a parable on two American ... More


Colonial Collisions, 1938–1941

Sebastian Schmidt

in Armed Guests: Territorial Sovereignty and Foreign Military Basing

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190097752
eISBN:
9780190097783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190097752.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins the exploration of the origins of contemporary basing practices with a close look at the 1941 Leased Bases Agreement between the United States and Britain and the developments ... More


The Soviet Presence is Formalized and Expanded

Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez

in The Soviet-Israeli War, 1967-1973: The USSR's Military Intervention in the Egyptian-Israeli Conflict

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190693480
eISBN:
9780190943240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693480.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Lieutenant-General Petr Lashchenko, the ranking member of Zakharov’s delegation, remained in Egypt as the chief Soviet military adviser and “commander of the Soviet Forces Group.” While constructing ... More


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