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“According to the Flesh”: Biological Kin in the White Monastery

Rebecca Krawiec

in Shenoute and the Women of the White Monastery

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129434
eISBN:
9780199834396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195129431.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

Biological kin, who were defined with precise language as “those according to the flesh,” lived in the monastery alongside those monks who had renounced their families to join the monastery. These ... More


‘A Thankless Task’: Official Responses to the Expulsions, August–December 1945

Matthew Frank

in Expelling the Germans: British Opinion and Post-1945 Population Transfer in Context

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233649
eISBN:
9780191716294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233649.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the dilemma which the British government faced: doing too little to meet the anxieties of the British authorities in occupied Germany, and of critics at home, but enough to ... More


“Haunt[ing] the Waterfront”: Place and Displacement in Echo’s Bones and Les Nouvelles

Nels Pearson

in Irish Cosmopolitanism: Location and Dislocation in James Joyce, Elizabeth Bowen, and Samuel Beckett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060521
eISBN:
9780813050690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060521.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The prevailing notion is that Samuel Beckett’s increasing minimalism and abstraction parallel his detachment from Ireland and his philosophical maturation on the continent. However, this narrative ... More


“Who Gets to Decide What Is Science?”

Brandon Haught

in Going Ape: Florida's Battles over Evolution in the Classroom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049434
eISBN:
9780813050409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049434.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The fight over the new state science standards spilled over from the State Board of Education into the State Legislature in 2008 as bills requiring “academic freedom” were filed. Lengthy debates ... More


Madeleine’s War

James W. Pardew

in Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174358
eISBN:
9780813174587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174358.003.0024
Subject:
History, Political History

Serbian security forces expel half the Albanian population from Kosovo during the NATO air campaign. Russia remains in the Contact Group, but the cooperative relationship on the Balkans between ... More


Mobilizing Death: Developing the Myth of Yasukuni

Akiko Takenaka

in Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan's Unending Postwar

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846787
eISBN:
9780824871628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846787.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 1 traces the beginnings of the myth that developed around Yasukuni Shrine during the Asia-Pacific War: that dying for the emperor results in enshrinement at Yasukuni as a god—the most highly ... More


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