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China Abroad: Nation and Diaspora in a Chinese Frame

Elaine Yee Lin Ho

in China Abroad: Travels, Subjects, Spaces

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099456
eISBN:
9789882206687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099456.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The “diasporized nation” and the “nation-in-diaspora”: the shifting alignments between nation and diaspora that these two expressions encode are manifest in how China and Chineseness have been ... More


Quarreling over 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/9780691159232.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter begins with a consideration of the comparison of antiquity and modernity. From the Renaissance until around 1800, evaluative comparison of antiquity and modernity was an important mode ... More


The Gestation of German Biology: Philosophy and Physiology from Stahl to Schelling

John H. Zammito

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226520797
eISBN:
9780226520827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520827.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This study traces the gestation of German biology from the debate about organism between Stahl and Leibniz to the formulation of developmental morphology in the era of Kielmeyer and Schelling. Over ... More


Local Knowledge, Local History: Geertz and Beyond

Aletta Bieirsack

in The New Cultural History

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064287
eISBN:
9780520908925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064287.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter presents an account of Clifford Geertz and his “interpretation of cultures.” It turns to Marshall Sahlins and his Historical Metaphors and Mythical Realities. It also suggests that a ... More


Historicizing Ottoman Egypt: 1890–1906

Yoav Di Capua

in Gatekeepers of the Arab Past: Historians and History Writing in Twentieth-Century Egypt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257320
eISBN:
9780520944817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257320.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter argues that, beginning in 1890, a series of conceptual changes occurred in three central dimensions of reality: time, space, and subjectivity. These changes led to the gradual ... More


Scriptural Authority and Biblical Criticism in the Dutch Golden Age: God's Word Questioned

Henk Nellen

Dirk van Miert, Piet Steenbakkers, and Jetze Touber (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198806837
eISBN:
9780191844379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806837.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Did innovative textual analysis reshape the relations between Christian believers and their churches in early modern confessional states? This volume explores the hypothesis that in the long ... More


‘An Empire in Men’s Hearts:’ The Liberal Conquest of Spanish America

Rebecca Cole Heinowitz

in Spanish America and British Romanticism, 1777-1826: Rewriting Conquest

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638680
eISBN:
9780748651702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638680.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This introductory chapter discusses the interest eighteenth-century readers had on Spanish America, starting with Britain's relations with the emerging ‘informal empire’ in Spanish America. It then ... More


Coming into Focus: Posters, Power, and Visual Culture in the History of Medicine

Roger Cooter and Claudia Stein

in Writing History in the Age of Biomedicine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300186635
eISBN:
9780300189438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186635.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter presents an analysis of an essay on the historicization of the production of health posters in the late twentieth century. It explains that this essay was first drafted in 2005 for a ... More


Introduction

Jasper Bernes

in The Work of Art in the Age of Deindustrialization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780804796415
eISBN:
9781503602601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796415.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

An overview of the argument of the book, the Introduction discusses postwar literature and art in light of the transformation of advanced capitalist economies, in particular the shift from the ... More


Epigraphs: Histories of X

Jonathan E. Abel

in Redacted: The Archives of Censorship in Transwar Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520273344
eISBN:
9780520953406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273344.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 6, “Epigraphs,” provides a brief historical overview of the rise and fall of typographic markers of deletion (fuseji). Counter to mainstream understanding, which figures censorship as public ... More


Redactionary Literature: The Function of Deletion Marks in the Magazine Kaizō

Jonathan E. Abel

in Redacted: The Archives of Censorship in Transwar Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520273344
eISBN:
9780520953406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273344.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The seventh chapter examines the usage of redaction marks published in one of the major literary venues in Japan, the general-interest magazine Kaizō (Reconstruction). This study identifies three ... More


Introduction

Cóilín Owens

in Before Daybreak: After the Race and the Origins of Joyce's Art

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042473
eISBN:
9780813051567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042473.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

When “After the Race” was conceived, Edwardian Dublin had been for a century the center of colonial administration. On the verge of the electric and automobile age, it was host to a continuous ... More


Introduction

Johannes Zachhuber

in Theology as Science in Nineteenth-Century Germany: From F.C. Baur to Ernst Troeltsch

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199641918
eISBN:
9780191752490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641918.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter contextualizes the specific nineteenth-century debate both within the larger question of whether and, if so, how theology is Wissenschaft (scientia; ‘science’) and within the more ... More


Introduction

Mogens Lærke, Justin E. H. Smith, and Eric Schliesser

in Philosophy and Its History: Aims and Methods in the Study of Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199857142
eISBN:
9780199345427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199857142.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The introduction explains the need for how an international, inclusive discussion about the range of different methodological approaches from different traditions of philosophy can be read alongside ... More


Orientalism and Neo-Archeology

Marc Nichanian, G. M. Goshgarian, and Jeff Fort

in Mourning Philology: Art and Religion at the Margins of the Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255245
eISBN:
9780823260928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255245.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter takes another step into the past, toward the moment that inaugurated the national imagination and the beginnings of philology. The intent is here to show that the national imagination ... More


Introduction: inventing moroccan islam

Edmund Burke

in The Ethnographic State: France and the Invention of Moroccan Islam

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520273818
eISBN:
9780520957992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273818.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The introduction provides an overview of the scope and aims of the book. It begins by noting that the Moroccan colonial archive was the collective product of a generation of French scholars and ... More


From Natural History to History of Nature: From Buffon to Kant and Herder (and Blumenbach)

John H. Zammito

in The Gestation of German Biology: Philosophy and Physiology from Stahl to Schelling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226520797
eISBN:
9780226520827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520827.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The historicization of nature emerged across the eighteenth century first in the development of historical geology and then in the historicization of life forms. Fossils and their stratification and ... More


Philosophy of History

Michael N. Forster

in Herder's Philosophy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780199588367
eISBN:
9780191866814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199588367.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Herder makes a number of vitally important contributions to the philosophy of history. His well-known teleological conception of history as a realization of humanity and reason was influential but is ... More


The Enlightenment’s Paradigm Shift and the Three Impostors

Guy G. Stroumsa

in The Idea of Semitic Monotheism: The Rise and Fall of a Scholarly Myth

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780192898685
eISBN:
9780191925207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898685.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The preceding chapter dealt with the legend of the three rings, which highlighted the close family relationship between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. This relationship, which had been an obvious ... More


Knowledge of Religion in Valerius Maximus’ Exempla: Roman Historiography and Tiberian Memory Culture

Jörg Rüpke

in Memory in Ancient Rome and Early Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198744764
eISBN:
9780191805929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744764.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Valerius Maximus’ examples are fundamental for the (early) modern recollection of Republican Roman religion. Two questions. First, why is religion given such a prominent place in an collection of ... More


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