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Prehistoric and Protohistoric Cyprus: Identity, Insularity, and Connectivity

A. Bernard Knapp

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237371
eISBN:
9780191717208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237371.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This book provides a new island archaeology and island history of Bronze Age and Early Iron Age Cyprus, set in its eastern Mediterranean context. By drawing out tensions between different ways of ... More


Introduction

Bernard A. Knapp

in Prehistoric and Protohistoric Cyprus: Identity, Insularity, and Connectivity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237371
eISBN:
9780191717208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237371.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The study of Cyprus's prehistoric and early historic past has been dominated by a tendency to see the island's social, economic, cultural, and even artistic development as the result of migrations, ... More


Insularity, Connectivity, and Social Identity on Prehistoric and Protohistoric Cyprus

Bernard A. Knapp

in Prehistoric and Protohistoric Cyprus: Identity, Insularity, and Connectivity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237371
eISBN:
9780191717208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237371.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter returns to the main themes of the book — insularity, connectivity, and social identity — and recapitulates from those perspectives the material, social, and cultural developments and ... More


Islanders, Insularity, and Identity in the Mediterranean

Bernard A. Knapp

in Prehistoric and Protohistoric Cyprus: Identity, Insularity, and Connectivity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237371
eISBN:
9780191717208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237371.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The final chapter reiterates in summary fashion several key issues related to islanders' insularity and identity on prehistoric and early historic Cyprus. Following a discussion of island identities, ... More


The Reception of British Policy in Switzerland

NEVILLE WYLIE

in Britain, Switzerland, and the Second World War

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206903
eISBN:
9780191717338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206903.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

This chapter examines some of the historical, cultural, and institutional factors influencing Swiss policy and official attitudes during the war. It shows how changes in Switzerland's political and ... More


The Leadership of the Regimental System: Officers and NCOs

David French

in Military Identities: The Regimental System, the British Army, and the British People c.1870-2000

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199258031
eISBN:
9780191717840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258031.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter explores the quality of the leaders produced by the regimental system. It explores how officers and NCOs were chosen and promoted. It questions whether regimental officers did in fact ... More


‘We're all Prisoners of War’

Mark Rawlinson

in British Writing of the Second World War

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184560
eISBN:
9780191674303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184560.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the critical perspectives on the insularity of Britain at war which were achieved in wartime writings by and about prisoners of war in Europe. Stories of daring escape, rather ... More


The United Kingdom

Jonathan P. Charkham

in Keeping Better Company: Corporate Governance Ten Years On

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243198
eISBN:
9780191697234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243198.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

The factors influencing corporate governance in the United Kingdom include insularity/separateness; tolerance; trade and industry; employees and unions; making money; an adversarial approach; ... More


British Particularism: Engaged Insularity, Prudent Moralism, and Special Mission

Martin Ceadel

in The Origins of War Prevention: The British Peace Movement and International Relations 1730-1854

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198226741
eISBN:
9780191678660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198226741.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Britain owed its distinctive perspective on international relations and therefore its strong peace movement to two tensions. One arose out of its strategic situation: the tension between the degree ... More


The Sources and Methods of Talmudic and Iranian Studies

Jason Sion Mokhtarian

in Rabbis, Sorcerers, Kings, and Priests: The Culture of the Talmud in Ancient Iran

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520286207
eISBN:
9780520961548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286207.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter summarizes the role of contexts in the study of rabbinic literature and argues that Talmudic studies would benefit from adopting ancient Iranology as an analytic category of comparison. ... More


The Dance of the Islands: Insularity, Networks, the Athenian Empire, and the Aegean World

Christy Constantakopoulou

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199215959
eISBN:
9780191706868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215959.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book examines the history of the Aegean islands and the changing concepts of insularity in the late archaic and classical period, with particular emphasis on the 5th century and the period of ... More


How to Formulate Relativism

Carol Rovane

in Mind, Meaning, and Knowledge: Themes from the Philosophy of Crispin Wright

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199278053
eISBN:
9780191745386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278053.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Wright accepts that relativism arises with irresoluble disagreements in which both parties are (or can be) right, but rejects the semantic relativists’ strategy for handling the resulting threat of ... More


Introduction

Christy Constantakopoulou

in The Dance of the Islands: Insularity, Networks, the Athenian Empire, and the Aegean World

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199215959
eISBN:
9780191706868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215959.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter provides the methodological context for the research of this book. Using the discipline of geography, it examines insularity within the context of the Aegean Sea. Although islands can be ... More


Conclusion

Christy Constantakopoulou

in The Dance of the Islands: Insularity, Networks, the Athenian Empire, and the Aegean World

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199215959
eISBN:
9780191706868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215959.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter highlights the importance of interaction and mobility, of both people and products, for our understanding of the history of the Aegean Sea and its islands in the classical period. Island ... More


Introduction

Juliette Atkinson

in French Novels and the Victorians

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266090
eISBN:
9780191860003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266090.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Victorian readers, real and fictional, often claimed to throw immoral French novels into the fire, but their engagement with French literature was far more complex than such acts suggest. This book ... More


The Kingdom of Priam: Lesbos and the Troad between Anatolia and the Aegean

Aneurin Ellis-Evans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198831983
eISBN:
9780191869808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831983.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book is a regional history of Lesbos and the Troad from the seventh century BC to the first century AD which examines the extent to which this geographical region became politically, ... More


Secret and Insular Worlds of Serial Torturers and Executioners

Martha K. Hugginsv, Mika Haritos-Fatouros, and Philip G. Zimbardo

in Violence Workers: Police Torturers and Murderers Reconstruct Brazilian Atrocities

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234468
eISBN:
9780520928916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234468.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the interaction among secrecy, occupational insularity, organizational fragmentation, and personal isolation that shaped and facilitated serial torture and execution in Brazil, ... More


Moral Universes of Torturers and Murderers

Martha K. Hugginsv, Mika Haritos-Fatouros, and Philip G. Zimbardo

in Violence Workers: Police Torturers and Murderers Reconstruct Brazilian Atrocities

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234468
eISBN:
9780520928916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234468.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on violence workers' retrospective social control moralities about their work. It explains that the moral universes of these workers were shaped during the military period by ... More


(In-)Conclusion: Intersection Interaction Interlocution

Charles A. Perrone

in Brazil, Lyric, and the Americas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034218
eISBN:
9780813038797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034218.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In addressing the questions that may arise from the previous investigations into Brazilian lyric, this concluding chapter points to a textual experiment which involves fractured verses in order to ... More


The Us and Globalisation

Howard Brick

in American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

At the outset of this chapter, the author, Howard Brick, considers whether, from an American perspective, 9/11 and the ensuing wars represented a rupture in the rise of globalisation in the 1990s or ... More


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