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 Origins and Legacy of the Kharijites

Jeffrey T. Kenney

in Muslim Rebels: Kharijites and the Politics of Extremism in Egypt

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195131697
eISBN:
9780199785001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513169X.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

To establish why and how modern Muslim thinkers were able to evoke and use the image of the Kharijite this chapter explores the historical, literary process by which the early Kharijites were ... More


Hegel’s Phenomenology: The Fate of Tragedy

Joshua Billings

in Genealogy of the Tragic: Greek Tragedy and German Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159232
eISBN:
9781400852505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159232.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Hegel's The Phenomenology of Spirit (1807). The Phenomenology treats tragedy both as a model for historical processes in ancient Greek society, and, for the first time, as a ... More


The Future Neolithic: A New Research Agenda

John Robb

in Early Farmers: The View from Archaeology and Science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265758
eISBN:
9780191771965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265758.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

As for Shakespeare, every generation gets the Neolithic it deserves. This chapter discusses emerging views of what the Neolithic is and how to study it, with the thesis that recently there has been a ... More


Art History and Artefact

Gore Charles

in Art, Performance and Ritual in Benin City

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633166
eISBN:
9780748652983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633166.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter looks at various contributions to a history of art. It uses Ryder's conceptual distinctions of the field material available to researchers to explore some of the assumptions upon which ... More


Reinventing Modern China: Imagination and Authenticity in Chinese Historical Writing

Huaiyin Li

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836085
eISBN:
9780824871338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836085.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book offers the first systematic analysis of writings on modern Chinese history by historians in China from the early twentieth century to the present. It traces the construction of major ... More


Fate, Choice and the Birth of Risk

Jon Coaffee

in Futureproof: How to Build Resilience in an Uncertain World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300228670
eISBN:
9780300244953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228670.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter tells the story of how ideas of resilience emerged as the go-to futureproofing idea in the early years of the twenty-first century. It has a long history dating back to pre-modern times ... More


Testimonial Intent and Narrative Dissonance: The Marginal Heroes of Miguel Barnet

Michael Aronna

in Displacements and Transformations in Caribbean Cultures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032184
eISBN:
9780813038766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032184.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the construction of the subject in Caribbean testimonial narratives of the early years of the Cuban Revolution. It examines the way in which their internal contradictions and ... More


The Other West: Latin America from Invasion to Globalization

Marcello Carmagnani

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247987
eISBN:
9780520947511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247987.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book provides a provocative interpretation of Latin American history and the region's place in the changing global political economy, from the discovery of America into the twenty-first century. ... More


Crystal River and the Archaeology of Early Village Societies in the American Southeast (and Beyond)

Thomas J. Pluckhahn and Victor D. Thompson

in New Histories of Village Life at Crystal River

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400356
eISBN:
9781683401018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400356.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In the archaeology of the American Southeast, the Woodland period (from around 1000 B.C. to A.D. 1050) is not conventionally understood as an interval marked by significant “firsts.” But it was ... More


From citizenship to citizenship in practice

Thomas Pfister

in The Activation of Citizenship in Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719083310
eISBN:
9781781704653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083310.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The chapter develops the central theoretical category from which the transformations of the concepts, institutions, and practices of welfare (modernisation) are assessed and evaluated. For this ... More


Processes Responsible for Patterns in Body Mass Distributions

Brian A. Maurer and Pablo A. Marquet

in Animal Body Size: Linking Pattern and Process across Space, Time, and Taxonomic Group

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226012148
eISBN:
9780226012285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226012285.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter develops a framework to establish the relative contributions of different kinds of processes to the patterns in body size variation seen within particular collections of species. These ... More


Human Ontogenies as Historical Processes: An Anthropological Perspective

Christina Toren

in Why We Disagree About Human Nature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198823650
eISBN:
9780191862267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823650.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Across the human sciences one finds theoretical perspectives that recognize the nature–culture distinction as untenable. At the same time, the gap between demonstrating its inadequacy and developing ... More


The Question of Ages in Islamic Civilization: A Different Periodization

Mustafa Demirci

in Debates on Civilization in the Muslim World: Critical Perspectives on Islam and Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466887
eISBN:
9780199087556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466887.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

As Spengler emphasizes, history is the ordered presentation of the past and the investigation of this presentation, which turns into a necessary condition on which everything is constructed. Every ... More


The Early Village at Crystal River in Broader Perspective

Thomas J. Pluckhahn and Victor D. Thompson

in New Histories of Village Life at Crystal River

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400356
eISBN:
9781683401018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400356.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The pattern and historical process of early village development at Crystal River are contextualized with regard to regularities that might be typical of this transition on the Gulf Coast, focusing ... More


Introduction

Martin Klimke, Reinhild Kreis, and Christian F. Ostermann

in Trust, but Verify: The Politics of Uncertainty and the Transformation of the Cold War Order, 1969-1991

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798099
eISBN:
9781503600133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798099.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This introductory chapter explores the dimensions of trust and how these are understood in the context of the Cold War. It shows how trust and distrust are, as emotions in general, often stated but ... More


The Visual Revolution in Jewish Life—An Overview

Richard I. Cohen

in Visualizing and Exhibiting Jewish Space and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199934249
eISBN:
9780190254704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199934249.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the ways in which Jewish museums have determined or highlighted the nature of Jewish visibility. It emphasizes the ... More


Introduction

Craig Calhoun and Georgi Derluguian

in The Deepening Crisis: Governance Challenges after Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772805
eISBN:
9780814723562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772805.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This introductory chapter argues that crises of finance and the like are crucially crises of governance but also crises of imagination, as it is part of a larger historical process restructuring ... More


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