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: Contextual and Non-Contextual Histories of Political Thought

P. J. Kelly

in The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262948
eISBN:
9780191734762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262948.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter focuses on how the history of political ideas has been approached in the context of British political science. This has the consequence that the discussion ranges over commentators who ... More


The Genealogy of Arabic Modernism

Robyn Creswell

in City of Beginnings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182186
eISBN:
9780691185149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182186.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter attempts to re-create the “internal dialogue” about their pasts as militants that the Shi'r poets chose not to make public. This narrative is centered on the career of Yusuf al-Khal, who ... More


Negotiated devotions and performed histories: laywomen in monastic spaces

Susannah Crowder

in Performing women: Gender, self, and representation in late-medieval Metz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526106407
eISBN:
9781526141989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106407.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Two male monasteries – and their roles in the religious observances of laywomen – illuminate another facet of the relationship among gender, devotion, and performance in Metz. This chapter first ... More


Institutional Histories

Peter Lorge

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 2: 400-1400

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199236428
eISBN:
9780191863349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199236428.003.0024
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter details how the writing of institutional history proceeded along markedly different tracks in Europe and China, primarily because the men writing those histories and the institutions ... More


Food and improvement in the mid-nineteenth-century institution

Ian Miller

in Reforming food in post-Famine Ireland: Medicine, science and improvement, 18451922

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719088865
eISBN:
9781781706909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088865.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The late nineteenth century was marked by profound concern about national physical well-being. Despite initial post-Famine optimism in the 1850s about the prospects of national dietary reconstruction ... More


Growing the Tree of Science: Homi Bhabha and the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

Indira Chowdhury

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199466900
eISBN:
9780199087211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466900.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This book is about one of the premier scientific institutions of modern India—the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) founded by the physicist Homi Bhabha in 1945. In a critical departure ... More


The Interdisciplinary Spatial Turn and the Discipline of Geography in Middle East Studies

Amy Mills and Timur Hammond

in Middle East Studies for the New Milleniu: Infrastructures of Knowledge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479827787
eISBN:
9781479850662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479827787.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter begins with a brief survey of the literature that constitutes the present spatial turn in Middle East studies (MES). This review has two aims: to examine the (often undertheorized or ... More


Thirty Years of Reform

Lily Chumley

in Creativity Class: Art School and Culture Work in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691164977
eISBN:
9781400881321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164977.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter begins with an oral history of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, describing how the school changed over the course of gaigekaifang. Gaigekaifang is often referred to in English as ... More


Instituting Transcription

Bryan D. Lowe

in Ritualized Writing: Buddhist Practice and Scriptural Cultures in Ancient Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824859404
eISBN:
9780824873660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824859404.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter four stresses the importance of institutions in enabling the reproduction of large numbers of Buddhist texts. It surveys the types of institutions that existed in ancient Japan and argues for ... More


The ICRC and UNHCR

Miriam Bradley

in Protecting Civilians in War: The ICRC, UNHCR, and Their Limitations in Internal Armed Conflicts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198716389
eISBN:
9780191784958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716389.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

One of the central arguments of this book is that institutional characteristics are of paramount importance in shaping the ways that the ICRC and UNHCR understand and practise protection. This ... More


Is There an Anglo-Saxon Model?

Martin J. Conyon and Andrew Shipilov

in The Small Worlds of Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017275
eISBN:
9780262301572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017275.003.0036
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter compares the patterns of business ownership and control in Great Britain and Canada. It provides an historical account of the evolution of the British and Canadian governance systems and ... More


Freedom of Commercial Expression

Roger A. Shiner

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262619
eISBN:
9780191682353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262619.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The U.S. Supreme Court extended constitutional protection to commercial expression or speech in 1976. The European Court of Human Rights and the Supreme Court of Canada subsequently did likewise. ... More


Music Drama at the Paris Odéon, 1824–1828

Mark Everist

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234451
eISBN:
9780520928909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234451.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Parisian theatrical, artistic, social, and political life is illustrated in the institutional history of the Paris Odéon, an opera house that flourished during the Bourbon Restoration. This book ... More


Official Organ of the Athletic Association: 1893–1923

Kenneth Joel Zogry

in Print News and Raise Hell: The Daily Tar Heel and the Evolution of a Modern University

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469608297
eISBN:
9781469608303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469608297.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the pedagogical and institutional history of UNC from founding in 1789 through the Civil War, and the significant changes made following Reconstruction, which formed the basis ... More


New Empire, Same Old University?: Education in the American Tropics after 1898

Victor Bascara

in The Imperial University: Academic Repression and Scholarly Dissent

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680894
eISBN:
9781452948799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680894.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter focuses on possible linkages among the diverse institutional histories of the University of Hawai’i, the University of Puerto Rico, and the University of the Philippines—all universities ... More


Opera After the Zero Hour: The Problem of Tradition and the Possibility of Renewal in Postwar West Germany

Emily Richmond Pollock

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190063733
eISBN:
9780190063740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190063733.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Opera after the Zero Hour argues that newly composed opera in West Germany after World War II was a site for the renegotiation of musical traditions during an era in which tradition had become ... More


Majesty and Humanity: Kings and Their Doubles in the Political Drama of the Spanish Golden Age

Alban K. Forcione

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134407
eISBN:
9780300153309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134407.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In the Golden Age of Spanish theater, an age of highly dramatized coronations and regal spectacles, this book presents a surprising but persistent preoccupation with the disrobing of the king. In ... More


Conclusion

Miriam Bradley

in Protecting Civilians in War: The ICRC, UNHCR, and Their Limitations in Internal Armed Conflicts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198716389
eISBN:
9780191784958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716389.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The conclusion summarizes the main findings of the book and draws out some implications for our understanding of international organizations more broadly. It emphasizes the importance of ... More


The Palace Eunuch System

Melissa S. Dale

in Inside the World of the Eunuch: A Social History of the Emperor's Servants in Qing China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455751
eISBN:
9789888455607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455751.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter traces the beginnings of eunuchs serving in the palace and the rise of eunuch power during the Han, Tang, and Ming dynasties. The remainder of the chapter focuses on the evolution of the ... More


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