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Situating Shakespeare in an Historical Period

Margreta De Grazia

in Shakespeare Verbatim: The Reproduction of Authenticity and the 1790 Apparatus

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117780
eISBN:
9780191671067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117780.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Edmond Malone was involved in another project requiring authenticity, though this one was neither Shakespearean nor even literary. What will become increasingly clear, however, is the extent to which ... More


Problems in global history

David Washbrook

in Writing the History of the Global: Challenges for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265321
eISBN:
9780191760495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265321.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

The long periodization of global history puts notions of the modern under scrutiny. Global history challenges us to convert our understanding of Europe from a ‘knowing subject’ into much more of an ... More


‘The European Capital’: The Work of Representation in Identity and Alterity Construction

BARBARA CZARNIAWSKA

in A Tale of Three Cities: Or the Glocalization of City Management

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252718
eISBN:
9780191719295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252718.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Busy creating an image of their city that can attract tourists and investors, all three cities relate it to their image of an ideal ‘European capital’ to which they aspire. It turns out, however, ... More


The Most Learned of the Shiʿa: The Institution of the Marjaʿ Taqlid

Linda S. Walbridge (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195137996
eISBN:
9780199849055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137996.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This collection of chapters explores the nature of political and religious leadership in Shiʿism. Chapters look at a variety of critical historical periods—from medieval to modern—to reveal the ... More


Life course approach to substance use

Jennifer Ahern and Hannah H. Leslie

in A Life Course Approach to Mental Disorders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199657018
eISBN:
9780191748097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657018.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The life course approach to substance use has potential to enhance our understanding of the development and persistence of substance use behaviours. The life course approach as applied to substance ... More


Economic Growth in India: History and Prospect

Pulapre Balakrishnan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198065470
eISBN:
9780199080090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065470.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book is a comprehensive study of growth in post-Independence India. The theory is both subtle and eclectic, drawing on several strands of the relevant literature, and presented in an original ... More


Outdated Career and Life-Course Templates

Phyllis Moen

in Encore Adulthood: Boomers on the Edge of Risk, Renewal, and Purpose

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199357277
eISBN:
9780199357314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357277.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter defines concepts key to the book’s argument: life course, institutions, and careers. The life course serves as a lynchpin between individual and family biographies, gender, ... More


Paradigmatization: A process sui generis?

Uta Reinöhl

in Grammaticalization and the Rise of Configurationality in Indo-Aryan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198736660
eISBN:
9780191800368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736660.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chapter 8 focuses on the paradigmatization of the modern class of simple postpositions. This paradigmatization is of special interest because the various elements involved descend from different ... More


The National Campaign Context in Retrospect

Lyn Ragsdale and Jerrold G. Rusk

in The American Nonvoter

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190670702
eISBN:
9780190670740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190670702.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter summarizes the book. The central conclusion of the book is that when uncertainty is high, nonvoting decreases. Three generalizations arise about this uncertainty. First, dramatic changes ... More


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