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Secret Work

Victoria Stewart

in The Second World War in Contemporary British Fiction: Secret Histories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640997
eISBN:
9780748651832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640997.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter studies the influence of the end of the war on the writing of history and how individuals created their own life stories, first looking at the issue of generic classification in ... More


Medieval Damascus: Plurality and Diversity in an Arabic Library: The Ashrafiya Library Catalogue

Konrad Hirschler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408776
eISBN:
9781474418812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408776.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The written text was a pervasive feature of cultural practices in the medieval Middle East. At the heart of book circulation stood libraries that experienced a rapid expansion from the twelfth ... More


The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 5: Historical Writing Since 1945

Axel Schneider and Daniel Woolf (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199225996
eISBN:
9780191863431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199225996.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

The fifth volume of this series offers chapters on the writing of history globally since 1945. Divided into two parts, part one selects and surveys theoretical and interdisciplinary approaches to ... More


Scribal Habits at the Tebtunis Temple Library: On Materiality, Formal Features, and Palaeography

Kim Ryholt

in Scribal Repertoires in Egypt from the New Kingdom to the Early Islamic Period

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198768104
eISBN:
9780191821882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768104.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Tebtunis temple library provides a unique opportunity to investigate the operation of an institutional library from ancient Egypt. This chapter focuses on a range of formal features, ... More


Introduction to Strategic Work, Language, and Value

J.-C. Spender

in Business Strategy: Managing Uncertainty, Opportunity, and Enterprise

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199686544
eISBN:
9780191766442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686544.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

The book’s central idea is that entrepreneurs create economic value as they bring their judgment into engagement with the Knightian uncertainties that characterize the private sector business ... More


Conclusion: The End of an Era

Jaime M. Pensado

in Rebel Mexico: Student Unrest and Authoritarian Political Culture During the Long Sixties

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786539
eISBN:
9780804787291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786539.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The conclusion examines the factors that led to the end of the sixties in Mexico by illustrating the particularly violent environment that emerged inside the schools during President Luis ... More


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