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Joining (and Leaving) a Muslim Minority

Jack Tannous

in The Making of the Medieval Middle East

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179094
eISBN:
9780691184166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179094.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on the most consequential kind of Christian–Muslim interaction: conversion. It considers legitimate and illegitimate reasons for converting from one religion to another. For some ... More


Creating Communities across Families

Naomi Cahn

in The New Kinship: Constructing Donor-Conceived Families

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772034
eISBN:
9780814772041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772034.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter explores how people find out that they are donor conceived, and why and how people search for other members of their donor families to form donor-conceived family communities (or kin ... More


4 Creating Communities across Families

Naomi Cahn

in The New Kinship: Constructing Donor-Conceived Families

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772034
eISBN:
9780814772041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772034.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter explores how people find out that they are donor conceived, and why and how people search for other members of their donor families to form donor-conceived family communities (or kin ... More


Friends and Enemies

BONNIE S. McDOUGALL

in Love-Letters and Privacy in Modern China: The Intimate Lives of Lu Xun and Xu Guangping

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256792
eISBN:
9780191698378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256792.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses Lu Xun and Xu Guangping's relationships with other people, including former and current students and colleagues. Lu Xun’s circle, apart from family, consisted of former ... More


Veering with Lawrence

Nicholas Royle

in Veering: A Theory of Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636549
eISBN:
9780748652303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636549.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

D. H. Lawrence's reputation has veered. The reputation of his work can never return to what it was, when the canon of ‘literature in English’ was primarily a gathering of dead white men and there was ... More


Women in the Manning of the Army: Wives’ and Sweethearts’ Roles in Recruitment and Retention

Jennine Hurl-Eamon

in Marriage and the British Army in the Long Eighteenth Century: 'The Girl I Left Behind Me'

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199681006
eISBN:
9780191761362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681006.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Military History

Historians have only seen women’s negative impact on recruitment and retention, led by contemporary depictions of wives tempting husbands to desert and fighting press gangs, but there are hidden ways ... More


In Place of Loyalty: Friendship and Adversary Politics in Classical Greece

Paul Woodruff

in Loyalty: NOMOS LIV

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785935
eISBN:
9780814760918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785935.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the role of loyalty in the classical Greek culture. Since the ancient Greeks, who invented democracy, had no concept of loyalty, friendship (philia) takes its place in ancient ... More


Conclusion: Are Americans Ready to Settle Down?

in Restless Nation: Starting Over in America

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226394787
eISBN:
9780226394732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394732.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

A sense of roots is the obvious antidote to restlessness. Americans tend to think of roots as family connections. But roots also involve a sense of a place where one is “rooted,” in a soil that ... More


Tod’s knowledge exchanges with his contemporaries in India

Florence D’Souza

in Knowledge, mediation and empire: James Tod's journeys among the Rajputs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090806
eISBN:
9781781708576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090806.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Chapter 6 aims to arrive at a complete a picture of Tod as possible through his written mentions of and exchanges during his stay in India. Tod’s family had Scottish connections and his two maternal ... More


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