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Eric Williams: The Making of a West Indian Intellectual

Maurice St. Pierre

in The Legacy of Eric Williams: Into the Postcolonial Moment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462425
eISBN:
9781626746985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462425.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyzes collective political practice, once characterized in superstitious terms, and Eric Williams’ participation in the movement toward greater independence in midcentury Caribbean ... More


Weimar Thought: A Contested Legacy

Peter E. Gordon and John P. McCormick (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135106
eISBN:
9781400846788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135106.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

During its short lifespan, the Weimar Republic (1918–33) witnessed an unprecedented flowering of achievements in many areas, including psychology, political theory, physics, philosophy, literary and ... More


Rethinking Catholicism in Reformation England

Lucy E. C. Wooding

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208655
eISBN:
9780191678110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208655.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book considers the ideological development of English Catholicism in the 16th century, from the complementary perspectives of history, theology, and literature. It argues that Erasmian humanism ... More


The Organizational Forms of Counterpublic Knowledge

David J. Hess

in Undone Science: Social Movements, Mobilized Publics, and Industrial Transitions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035132
eISBN:
9780262336444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035132.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The chapter reviews literature in social movement studies on resource mobilization, mobilizing structures, and organizations, then it examines a parallel literature in science and technology studies ... More


The Rise and Fall of Historiography

Kerwin Lee Klein

in From History to Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268814
eISBN:
9780520948297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268814.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter follows the rise and fall of one of the older English words used to discuss the practice and theory of history. It notes that around the middle of the twentieth century, historiography ... More


A Faithful Account of the Race: African American Historical Writing in Nineteenth-Century America

Stephen G. Hall

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833056
eISBN:
9781469605364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899199_hall
Subject:
History, African-American History

The civil rights and black power movements expanded popular awareness of the history and culture of African Americans. But, as this book observes, African American authors, intellectuals, ministers, ... More


Thailand: The Cultural Politics of Student Resistance

Prajak Kongkirati

in Student Activism in Asia: Between Protest and Powerlessness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679683
eISBN:
9781452948515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679683.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the intellectual movement and the decline of student activism in Thailand. Students played a crucial role in Thailand’s national politics in from 1950s to 1970s. Students ... More


History's Saussure

Roy Harris

in Saussure and his Interpreters

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613083
eISBN:
9780748652334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613083.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on the legacy and historical importance of Ferdinand de Saussure's ideas about linguistics. It discusses English linguist J.R. Firth's classification of all linguists of his ... More


The Legal Revival of the Twelfth Century

in The Medieval Origins of the Legal Profession: Canonists, Civilians, and Courts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226077598
eISBN:
9780226077611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077611.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Fundamental changes that began to sweep through the culture, society, and economy of Western Christendom in the closing decades of the eleventh century radically transformed the laws and legal ... More


Uses of Africa by the Nagô Terreiro

Beatriz Góis Dantas

in Nagô Grandma and White Papa: Candomble and the Creation of Afro-Brazilian Identity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831779
eISBN:
9781469605487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898482_dantas.9
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter proposes to analyze how the intellectual movement that glorified the African is reflected in a small city of the Northeast and how the Nago terreiro of Laranjeiras, having established ... More


Song Dynasty Neo-Confucianism

Barry C. Keenan

in Neo-Confucian Self-Cultivation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834968
eISBN:
9780824868499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834968.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter discusses the beginnings of the Neo-Confucian intellectual movement, beginning in the eleventh century, to track the development of one of the most sophisticated formulations of ... More


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