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Retirement Distributions and the Bequest Motive

G. Victor Hallman

in Recalibrating Retirement Spending and Saving

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549108
eISBN:
9780191720734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549108.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Managing retirement payouts generally revolves primarily around securing adequate retirement income and assuring the continuity of such income for as long as the retirees live. Many commentators have ... More


 Reconstructing Gentile Origins: Adoption by the Spirit

Caroline Johnson Hodge

in If Sons, Then Heirs: A Study of Kinship and Ethnicity in the Letters of Paul

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182163
eISBN:
9780199785612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182163.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines Paul's use of the concept of adoption, which was an integral part of the patrilineal cultures of the ancient Mediterranean. As a tool for perpetuating and shaping lineages and ... More


Degrees of Freedom: Vernae and Junian Latins in the Roman familia *

Beryl Rawson

in Children, Memory, and Family Identity in Roman Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199582570
eISBN:
9780191595271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582570.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Slaves had readier access to freedom in Roman society than in other known slave societies. Those most favoured were urban, talented, pleasing slaves, especially those who formed close personal ... More


Speculative and Protracted Litigation

Tanis C. Thorne

in The World's Richest Indian: The Scandal over Jackson Barnett's Oil Fortune

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182989
eISBN:
9780199789030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182989.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The number of Oklahoma claimants to Jackson Barnett's wealth multiplied exponentially after his death. The Oklahoma papers identified the heirs from both sides of Jackson's family and printed photos ... More


Inheritance and Gift Taxes

Hiromitsu Ishi

in The Japanese Tax System

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242566
eISBN:
9780191596452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242569.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Deal with the tax issues on estate transfer, bequests and gifts, which are considered to be appropriate objects of taxation. The structural features of the Japanese inheritance and gifts taxes are ... More


Henry James

Michael Millgate

in Testamentary Acts: Browning, Tennyson, James, Hardy

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183662
eISBN:
9780191674099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183662.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on Henry James, a novelist, a critic, a travel writer, and a poet. In this chapter, the discussion focuses on the poet's revision and modification of his works. In the latter ... More


Testamentary Acts

Michael Millgate

in Testamentary Acts: Browning, Tennyson, James, Hardy

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183662
eISBN:
9780191674099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183662.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on the testamentary acts and the self-preparation of the writers discussed in this book as they were to meet the final stage of their lives. For James, Hardy, Tennyson, Browning, ... More


Restoring the rightful heir: ‘If that which is lost be not found’

Helen Cooper

in The English Romance in Time: Transforming Motifs from Geoffrey of Monmouth to the Death of Shakespeare

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248865
eISBN:
9780191719394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248865.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The accession or restoration of the rightful heir is often the object of quest romances; babies may be preserved in rudderless boats, prophecy confirm an heir’s right, and the faithful sexuality of ... More


Boyhood

Ronald Hutton

in Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229117
eISBN:
9780191678851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the childhood of Prince Charles, who was born on May 29, 1630. Historians who have previously studied and examined this period in the prince's life have made a number of ... More


The Heritability of Land: II

John Hudson

in Land, Law, and Lordship in Anglo-Norman England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206880
eISBN:
9780191677359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206880.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The main concern of this chapter is with the situation involving land immediately following the death of a lay tenant. The chapter also considers longer-running disputes and claims arising from ... More


The Securing of Grants

John Hudson

in Land, Law, and Lordship in Anglo-Norman England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206880
eISBN:
9780191677359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206880.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the participation in alienation, upon consent and confirmation by heirs — succeeding, expectant, or potential — lords, and ecclesiastical. First, it briefly examines some ... More


Heirs and Grants: Participation and Challenges

John Hudson

in Land, Law, and Lordship in Anglo-Norman England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206880
eISBN:
9780191677359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206880.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

With regard to land-holding, the intention was to reconcile various potentially conflicting pressures, notably the donor and donee's desire to ensure the permanence of the gift with the donor's ... More


O Brave New World? The Union of England and Scotland in 1603

Jenny Wormald

in Anglo-Scottish Relations from 1603 to 1900

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263303
eISBN:
9780191734137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263303.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the drama and tension of the accession, and the history of the Union of the Crowns in the lifetime of James. James VI was proclaimed King of England when Elizabeth died. It was ... More


Death and Resurrection, 1392–1450

Eugene Y. Park

in A Genealogy of Dissent: The Progeny of Fallen Royals in Chosŏn Korea

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503602083
eISBN:
9781503607231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602083.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 1 examines the early-Chosŏn period, when the new dynasty virtually exterminated the former royals, only to rehabilitate them. Rather than just recounting the oft-told story of the May 1394 ... More


Search for a Ritual Heir, 1450–1589

Eugene Y. Park

in A Genealogy of Dissent: The Progeny of Fallen Royals in Chosŏn Korea

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503602083
eISBN:
9781503607231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602083.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 2 focuses on the Chosŏn state’s effort to maintain a line of ritual heirs of Koryŏ and the reemergence of the Kaesŏng Wang as an aristocratic descent group. Disproving a widespread ... More


The Court and Society, 1589–1724

Eugene Y. Park

in A Genealogy of Dissent: The Progeny of Fallen Royals in Chosŏn Korea

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503602083
eISBN:
9781503607231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602083.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Covering the mid-Chosŏn period, chapter 3 analyzes the segmentation of the Kaesŏng Wang as a descent group. While successive members of a third new line of ritual heirs, the Majŏn lineage, performed ... More


Modernity, Kinship, and Individuals, 1864–1910

Eugene Y. Park

in A Genealogy of Dissent: The Progeny of Fallen Royals in Chosŏn Korea

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503602083
eISBN:
9781503607231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602083.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

During Korea’s struggle for survival as a nation in the age of imperialism, the Kaesŏng Wang began making adjustments. Likely aided by material wealth in a more commercialized economy, the continuing ... More


Jezebel, Joash, and Jesus Christ: Aspects of Athalia

Deborah W. Rooke

in Handel's Israelite Oratorio Libretti: Sacred Drama and Biblical Exegesis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199279289
eISBN:
9780191738050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279289.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The oratorio Athalia, based on Jean Racine's Athalie (1690), was composed for performance during the Oxford Public Act of 1733. The biblical Athaliah story tells how the true Davidic heir Joash is ... More


A New Lord Bolbec

in Monstrous Adversary: The Life of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236788
eISBN:
9781846313592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236788.003.0068
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter details the birth of Oxford's son and heir. 24 On February 1593, Countess Elizabeth gave birth to her first and only child, Henry Vicount Bolbec. It also presents a letter Oxford wrote ... More


Inheritance

John W. Cole and Eric R. Wolf

in The Hidden Frontier: Ecology and Ethnicity in an Alpine Valley

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520216815
eISBN:
9780520922174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520216815.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the inheritance process, those mechanisms which operate ecologically and socially to divide available resources among possible claimants. It examines the ideology of ... More


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