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The Strangeness of Gods: Historical Perspectives on the Interpretation of Athenian Religion

S.C. Humphreys

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269235
eISBN:
9780191710094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269235.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This book contains analyses both of Athenian religion and of the history of classical studies. It emphasizes that disciplinary history is an integral part of research, especially in interdisciplinary ... More


The Constructivist–Critical Theory Synthesis

J. Samuel Barkin and Laura Sjoberg

in International Relations' Last Synthesis?: Decoupling Constructivist and Critical Approaches

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190463427
eISBN:
9780190463458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190463427.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

Is there a constructivist–critical theory synthesis? This chapter makes the case that such a synthesis can indeed be found, both in the practice and the politics of the discipline of International ... More


A Case against the Constructivist–Critical Theory Synthesis

J. Samuel Barkin and Laura Sjoberg

in International Relations' Last Synthesis?: Decoupling Constructivist and Critical Approaches

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190463427
eISBN:
9780190463458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190463427.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter builds on the understandings of constructivist and critical International Relations theories laid out in the book so far to make an argument that constructivisms and critical theories ... More


Introduction: A New Syllabus

Rachel Sagner Buurma and Laura Heffernan

in The Teaching Archive: A New History for Literary Study

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226735948
eISBN:
9780226736273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226736273.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Most literary study has happened not in published scholarship, but within classrooms—classrooms at a broad range of institutions of higher education. Despite the sheer breadth of classroom-based ... More


Maps of Mankind

Robert Launay

in Savages, Romans, and Despots: Thinking about Others from Montaigne to Herder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226575254
eISBN:
9780226575421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226575421.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter establishes the importance of a comparative perspective in early modern European thought about others. It critically examines different approaches to understanding these ... More


Disciplinary Histories of Classics

Christopher Stray

in History of Universities: Volume XXIX / 1

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198779919
eISBN:
9780191825927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779919.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses ‘disciplinary histories’, which refer to three different things. First are the published histories of classical scholarship like those of J. E. Sandys, Ulrich von ... More


Incomparable Empires: Modernism and the Translation of Spanish and American Literature

Gayle Rogers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178563
eISBN:
9780231542982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178563.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Spanish-American War of 1898 seems to mark a turning point in both geopolitical and literary histories. The victorious American empire ascended and began its cultural domination of the globe in ... More


Disciplinary History: Timing Crises in International Relations

Andrew R. Hom

in International Relations and the Problem of Time

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198850014
eISBN:
9780191884474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850014.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Part Two uses narrative timing theory to tease out the many ways that IR works to time global political life—that is, to identify which political processes matter, specify how they hang together, and ... More


Literature in the Making: A History of U.S. Literary Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century

Nancy Glazener

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199390137
eISBN:
9780199390151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199390137.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Literature in the contemporary sense, comprising drama, fiction, poetry, and certain kinds of nonfiction prose, cohered during the nineteenth century and became the defining object of departments of ... More


International Relations and the Problem of Time

Andrew R. Hom

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198850014
eISBN:
9780191884474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850014.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What is time and how does it influence our knowledge of international politics? For decades International Relations (IR) paid little explicit attention to time. Recently this began to change as a ... More


Conclusion: The Past We Need Now

Rachel Sagner Buurma and Laura Heffernan

in The Teaching Archive: A New History for Literary Study

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226735948
eISBN:
9780226736273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226736273.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book ends in the 1970s, on the cusp of major changes in higher education that shape the teaching of English today—the financialization of student debt; the withdrawal of state funding from ... More


The Divided Public: Battles over History and Territory in Contemporary Kashmir

Chitralekha Zutshi

in Kashmir's Contested Pasts: Narratives, Sacred Geographies, and the Historical Imagination

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199450671
eISBN:
9780199084951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450671.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

Chapter 6 reflects on the increasingly fractured nature of the narrative public in contemporary Kashmir. No longer a unified domain, it has split into multiple, mutually oppositional publics that are ... More


The Teaching Archive: A New History for Literary Study

Rachel Sagner Buurma and Laura Heffernan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226735948
eISBN:
9780226736273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226736273.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Teaching Archive shows us a series of major literary thinkers in a place we seldom remember them inhabiting: the classroom. Rachel Sagner Buurma and Laura Heffernan open up “the teaching ... More


Introduction: American Political Science and Liberalism in Transatlantic Perspective

Robert Adcock

in Liberalism and the Emergence of American Political Science: A Transatlantic Tale

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199333622
eISBN:
9780199370146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333622.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explicates the decisions and approach involved in interpreting nineteenth-century American political scientists as agents of the Americanization of liberalism. It introduces the book’s ... More


Introduction

David James

in Modernism and Close Reading

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198749967
eISBN:
9780191890871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749967.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

Literary and cultural studies continue to navigate phases of intense methodological flux and disciplinary self-examination. The Introduction takes stock of the condition of close reading in modernist ... More


Homberg and the Transmutations of Chymistry at the Académie

Lawrence M. Principe

in The Transmutations of Chymistry: Wilhelm Homberg and the Académie Royale des Sciences

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226700786
eISBN:
9780226700816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226700816.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The epilogue both summarizes the new findings of the previous chapters about Homberg, the Académie, and chemistry as a discipline and moves quickly forward in time to assess Homberg’s immediate and ... More


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