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From History to Theory

Kerwin LeeKlein

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268814
eISBN:
9780520948297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268814.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book describes major changes in the conceptual language of the humanities, particularly in the discourse of history. The chapters trace the development of academic vocabularies through the ... More


Introduction

Alan F. Wilt

in Food for War: Agriculture and Rearmament in Britain before the Second World War

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208716
eISBN:
9780191717024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208716.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter describes the book's aim to attempt to recognize food and agriculture as significant factors in Britain during the 1930s, not as elements standing apart from identified ... More


Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Patrick Thornberry

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719037931
eISBN:
9781781700617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book is a full-length study of the rights of indigenous peoples in international law, focusing in particular on instruments of human rights. The primary reference point is contemporary law, ... More


Discourse, Memory, and Identity

Ammon Cheskin

in Russian Speakers in Post-Soviet Latvia: Discursive Identity Strategies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748697434
eISBN:
9781474418539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697434.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter sets out the central theoretical frameworks that form the basis of this study. The concept of discourse is firstly enumerated with an explanation of why this concept is potentially so ... More


How Long-Standing Debates Have Shaped Recent Climate Change Discourses

Ben Orlove, Heather Lazrus, Grete K. Hovelsrud, and Alessandra Giannini

in Climate Cultures: Anthropological Perspectives on Climate Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300198812
eISBN:
9780300213577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198812.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Though public discussions of climate change are recent, they draw on older discourses. In the last decade or two, climate change impacts have been presented as a pressing concern in some places, ... More


Self and Other in Historical Islamic Discourse

Jerusha Tanner Lamptey

in Never Wholly Other: A Muslima Theology of Religious Pluralism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199362783
eISBN:
9780199362806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362783.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This chapter examines various genres of the historical Islamic discourse on religious difference—including the apologetic, polemical, exegetical, juridical, and Sufi—in an effort to highlight the ... More


Analyzing Interaction in Meetings: Perspectives from Critical Discourse Studies and the Discourse-Historical Approach

Ruth Wodak

in Language and Communication at Work: Discourse, Narrativity, and Organizing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198703082
eISBN:
9780191772443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703082.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses salient concepts of Critical Discourse Studies (CDS) in respect of analyzing organizational communication and discourse with a focus on decision-making. More specifically, this ... More


Hagiography with Footnotes: Edifying Tales and the Writing of History in Hasidism: Fashioning the Past

Ada Rapoport-Albert

in Hasidic Studies: Essays in History and Gender

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764821
eISBN:
9781800343412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764821.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter demonstrates the role of the heroic personality in history that entered the historical discourse of the nineteenth century. It analyzes the popular debate in connection with the ... More


Beyond Mimesis: War, Memory, and History in Eastwood’s Flags of Our Fathers

Holger Pötzsch

in Eastwood's Iwo Jima: Critical Engagements with Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165655
eISBN:
9780231850438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165655.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores how movies function as “memory-making films” and the way an individual film is transposed into cultural memory. Offering a reading of Flags of Our Fathers (2006), it considers ... More


Performing Europe: backstage versus frontstage politics in the European Parliament

Ruth Wodak

in Governing Europe's spaces: European Union re-imagined

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091858
eISBN:
9781781708415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091858.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter questions to what extent our imagination of Europe depends upon our imagination of politics. How can we re-imagine Europe and its Union through re-imaging its politics? The chapter ... More


Sunset for Ideology, Sunrise for Methodology?

Tom Scheinfeldt

in Debates in the Digital Humanities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677948
eISBN:
9781452948379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.003.0014
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Historical discourse in the late twentieth century was dominated by a succession of ideas and theoretical frameworks. For most of the last seventy-five years of the twentieth century, ideologies such ... More


Ambiguous Times and Spaces

Fida J. Adely

in Gendered Paradoxes: Educating Jordanian Women in Nation, Faith, and Progress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226006901
eISBN:
9780226006925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226006925.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter focuses on the representation of women’s educational attainment as a development paradox in Jordan and the Middle East. The paradox is in keeping with a larger industry of defining Arab ... More


Adapting

Andrew Piper

in Dreaming in Books: The Making of the Bibliographic Imagination in the Romantic Age

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226669724
eISBN:
9780226669748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226669748.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Unlike Laurence Sterne's use of handwriting, who signed copies of the first edition of Tristram Shandy to keep it from being pirated, the miscellanies used such invitations to handwriting, not to ... More


“Reading” Methods

Cathy Benedict

in Teaching General Music: Approaches, Issues, and Viewpoints

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199328093
eISBN:
9780190464417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328093.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Using Louis Althusser’s question, “What is it to read?” this chapter suggests that through multiple re-engagements with a text, readers can find “new-born the experience of a reading.” For Althusser, ... More


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