Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-5 of 5 items

  • Keywords: historical circumstances x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Introduction

Howard Erskine-Hill

in Poetry and the Realm of Politics: Shakespeare to Dryden

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117315
eISBN:
9780191670916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117315.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This introductory chapter begins by laying out the main contention of this book, that there is a political component, often involving contemporary political ideas and historical circumstance, in some ... More


Deep Leadership: In Theory

Keith Grint

in Fuzzy Management: Contemporary Ideas and Practices at Work

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775003
eISBN:
9780191695346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775003.003.0029
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Looking at historical circumstance may be a useful exercise when attempting to identify the ways to change an organization radically and quickly. This chapter shifts attention away from change and ... More


Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba: La Escalera and the Insurgencies of 1841-1844

Aisha K. Finch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622347
eISBN:
9781469622361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622347.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book publishes innovative works in Cuban studies, drawn from diverse subjects and disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, from the colonial period through the post-Cold War era. ... More


Character and History

Daniel Little

in Questions of Character

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199357703
eISBN:
9780199357734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357703.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Historical circumstances can produce groups of people with shared traits. When philosophers discuss character, they tend to focus on individual character as manifested primarily in person-to-person ... More


The “Death” of Japanese Buddhism

Mark Michael Rowe

in Bonds of the Dead: Temples, Burial, and the Transformation of Contemporary Japanese Buddhism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226730134
eISBN:
9780226730165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226730165.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter endeavors to trace the main historical circumstances—from the Tokugawa era up to the present day—that have led to this dire assessment of Japanese Buddhism. The “death” of Buddhism ... More


View: