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Disraeli and the Eastern Question

Milos Kovic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199574605
eISBN:
9780191595134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574605.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

It is a commonplace in biographies of Disraeli (later Lord Beaconsfield) that his attitude to the East and the Eastern Question is essential for understanding his complex persona and the most crucial ... More


An Intellectual Biography of Philo?

Maren R. Niehoff

in Philo of Alexandria: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300175233
eISBN:
9780300231304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175233.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of an intellectual biography of Philo. Philo deserves an intellectual biography because he is an exceptionally rich and somewhat enigmatic author who ... More


Introduction

Jane Anna Gordon and Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh

in The Politics of Richard Wright: Perspectives on Resistance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813175164
eISBN:
9780813175195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175164.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The introduction outlines major periods in Richard Wright’s intellectual life, emphasizing the similarities between the historical moment in which he wrote and the post-Obama period in which this ... More


A Problem

Peter Ghosh

in Max Weber and The Protestant Ethic: Twin Histories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702528
eISBN:
9780191772214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702528.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter focuses on the central problem of Max Weber's intellectual biography: how to connect the first thirty-four years of his life to 1898 with the last seventeen from 1903. The problem is ... More


Capitalism and Herrschaft

Peter Ghosh

in Max Weber and The Protestant Ethic: Twin Histories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702528
eISBN:
9780191772214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702528.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter addresses another problem in Weber's intellectual biography: where exactly does capitalism fit into his later thinking? It identifies two underlying causes behind his stand-off with ... More


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