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Kabuki's Forgotten War: 1931-1945

James R. Brandon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832001
eISBN:
9780824869137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832001.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

According to a myth constructed after Japan's surrender to the Allied Forces in 1945, kabuki was a pure, classical art form with no real place in modern Japanese society. This book calls this view ... More


The Prison as Garden, 1796–1804

Jennifer Graber

in The Furnace of Affliction: Prisons and Religion in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834572
eISBN:
9781469603339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877838_graber.5
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the fifteen convicts from Newgate Prison who made a “daring escape” across the Hudson River to New Jersey. New York State legislators responded by establishing an armed guard ... More


Comparative Law in the NJAC Judgment: A Missed Opportunity

Suhrith Parthasarathy

in Appointment of Judges to the Supreme Court of India: Transparency, Accountability, and Independence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199485079
eISBN:
9780199096992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485079.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This essay is an overview of the use of comparative law in the NJAC Case, and offers a critique of the Supreme Court’s analysis of comparative law in judicial appointments. The essay argues that the ... More


A Chicana Third Space Feminist Reading of Chican@ Life Cycle Markers

Norma E. Cantú

in Age in America: The Colonial Era to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479870011
eISBN:
9781479840595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479870011.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Mixing personal reflection and feminist theory, this chapter analyzes the broad significance of Mexican American rituals celebrating a young women’s passage into adulthood at fifteen—quinceañeras—and ... More


Block designs

NORMAN BIGGS and ROBIN WILSON

in Combinatorics: Ancient and Modern

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199656592
eISBN:
9780191748059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656592.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter outlines the origins of design theory, with particular reference to the ‘Steiner triple systems’, the pioneering work of Thomas Kirkman, and early contributions by a number of writers on ... More


A Genealogy of Undercover Investigation

in New York Undercover: Private Surveillance in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226266091
eISBN:
9780226266114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266114.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Undercover investigation in the United States was not an invention of Progressive social activists. Rather, it was a product of existing techniques that the activists adapted to their unique goals ... More


Public Raids, Undercover Investigators, and Native Informants

in New York Undercover: Private Surveillance in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226266091
eISBN:
9780226266114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266114.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the early part of the twentieth century, New York City's foremost businessmen and clergymen were alarmed by the rising disorder in the metropolis. Business, good-government, and social activist ... More


Youth subcultures

Celia Hughes

in Young Lives on the Left: Sixties Activism and the Liberation of the Self

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091940
eISBN:
9781781708989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091940.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the political, social, and gendered dynamics of the activist left cultures that preceded the extra-parliamentary scene surrounding the VSC. It shows how young activists’ initial ... More


Quick Conversions and Slow Apologies in Postwar Japan

Christopher Ives

in Imperial-Way Zen: Ichikawa Hakugen's Critique and Lingering Questions for Buddhist Ethics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833312
eISBN:
9780824870126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833312.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter outlines Ichikawa's analysis of issues that lingered after 1945 and analyzes whether postwar Zen thinkers have reflected on their wartime political stances and on that basis expressed ... More


First Downpour: Chinese Immigrants and Gilded Age Politics, 1876–1882

Lon Kurashige

in Two Faces of Exclusion: The Untold History of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629438
eISBN:
9781469629452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629438.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the first policy to restrict Chinese immigration to the United States by tracing its background in broad political transformations during the Gilded Age, including the end of ... More


Limitation periods

Andrew Burrows

in Remedies for Torts, Breach of Contract, and Equitable Wrongs

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198705932
eISBN:
9780191927294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198705932.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Although, strictly speaking, the law of limitation is separate from the law of remedies, the two are closely connected. Moreover, it has been said to be ‘… trite law that the English Limitation ... More


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