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Philanthropy in British and American Fiction: Dickens, Hawthorne, Eliot and Howells

Frank Christianson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625086
eISBN:
9780748652068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625086.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book examines the issue of British propaganda to France during the Second World War and aims to show the value of the propaganda campaign to the British war effort. It surveys the organisation, ... More


The Representation of Bodily Pain in Late Nineteenth–Century English Culture

Lucy Bending

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187172
eISBN:
9780191674648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187172.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book presents a study of the ways in which concepts of pain were treated across a broad range of late Victorian writing, placing literary texts alongside sermons, ... More


The Large Ambonese Orchis

Georgius Everhardus Rumphius

in Rumphius' Orchids: Orchid Texts from The Ambonese Herbal

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098143
eISBN:
9780300129311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098143.003.0015
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter discusses the various aspects of the large Ambonese Orchis. Orchis Amboinica major, radice digitata has only one or two leaves, which look a great deal like those of the foregoing Daun ... More


The Fifth Angrek

Georgius Everhardus Rumphius

in Rumphius' Orchids: Orchid Texts from The Ambonese Herbal

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098143
eISBN:
9780300129311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098143.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter discusses the features and development of the Angraecum quantum. It has a large bunch of leaves, which grow in a particular manner, all together, and embracing one another, fourteen or ... More


The Remaining Yellow Angreks

Georgius Everhardus Rumphius

in Rumphius' Orchids: Orchid Texts from The Ambonese Herbal

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098143
eISBN:
9780300129311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098143.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter discusses the features and development of Angraecum octavum sive Furvum. The roots of Angraecum octavum sive Furvum are more spread out than Angraecum sextum Moschatum sive odoratum, and ... More


The Purple Angrek

Georgius Everhardus Rumphius

in Rumphius' Orchids: Orchid Texts from The Ambonese Herbal

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098143
eISBN:
9780300129311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098143.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter describes the features and development of the purple Angrek. The beach kind purple Angrek has an angular or striped stem, divided into many uneven joints that are always thicker in the ... More


Making (a) difference: building the political machine

Alexander Thomas T. Smith

in Devolution and the Scottish Conservatives: Banal Activism, Electioneering and the Politics of Irrelevance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079696
eISBN:
9781781703052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079696.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the local Conservative Party's planning for the 2003 local government and Scottish Parliamentary elections, and explores how local Conservatives sought to build a ... More


The politics of irrelevance

Alexander Thomas T. Smith

in Devolution and the Scottish Conservatives: Banal Activism, Electioneering and the Politics of Irrelevance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079696
eISBN:
9781781703052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079696.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter focuses on the apparent ‘crisis’ of irrelevance for the Conservative Party of Scotland, and, in particular, describes the ways in which Tory activists used press releases and letters to ... More


Cartoons as Wartime Weapons, 1930s–1949

John A. Lent and Xu Ying

in Comics Art in China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811745
eISBN:
9781496811783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811745.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

As war clouds gathered in the 1930s, Chinese cartoonists became propagandists against the Japanese invaders. Some went to the Communist base in Yan’an to join Mao Zedong, others drew as soldiers with ... More


Method: The Distribution of White Propaganda

Tim Brooks

in British Propaganda to France, 1940-1944: Machinery, Method and Message

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625192
eISBN:
9780748651351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625192.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter deals with Air Ministry and Royal Air Force (RAF) attitudes, and costs, benefits and problems encountered with aerial dissemination, contrasting the RAF's claimed dropping record both ... More


Reaction: The Impact of White Propaganda

Tim Brooks

in British Propaganda to France, 1940-1944: Machinery, Method and Message

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625192
eISBN:
9780748651351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625192.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers the reactions of the French people, the Vichy authorities and the Germans to British white propaganda. The methods of distribution used by ordinary French people to further ... More


Black Propaganda: Machinery, Method, Message and Reaction

Tim Brooks

in British Propaganda to France, 1940-1944: Machinery, Method and Message

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625192
eISBN:
9780748651351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625192.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter concentrates on black propaganda in order to assess its contribution to the overall propaganda effort for France. It also describes the machinery for the production of black propaganda, ... More


Conclusion

Tim Brooks

in British Propaganda to France, 1940-1944: Machinery, Method and Message

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625192
eISBN:
9780748651351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625192.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter mentions the key questions posed throughout this study and confronts the central question: was the British propaganda campaign directed at France between 1940 and 1944 an effective and ... More


Classification as Governance: Typologies of Waste

Steve Woolgar and Daniel Neyland

in Mundane Governance: Ontology and Accountability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199584741
eISBN:
9780191762994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584741.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Chapter 3 uses materials from waste management are used to explore accountability relations in action. It explores how containers provide a form of classification that constitutes the moral order of ... More


The Beseeching Plant

Georgius Everhardus Rumphius

in Rumphius' Orchids: Orchid Texts from The Ambonese Herbal

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098143
eISBN:
9780300129311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098143.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter discusses the features and development of the beseeching plant. Herba supplex minor is a little plant, no more than half a foot tall, sprouting from the root with almost no stems, for ... More


Stylistics of healthcare discourse

Martin Solly

in The Stylistics of Professional Discourse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748691692
eISBN:
9781474418546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691692.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter looks at the language of medicine, at communication in the various spheres of healthcare, and more specifically at the use of language in these settings. The first part outlines the ... More


Introduction

Christine Bold (ed.)

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume Six: US Popular Print Culture 1860-1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199234066
eISBN:
9780191803352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234066.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This book investigates popular print culture in America between 1860 and 1920. It examines the production of popular print forms and the processes underlying their reception, and how cheap ... More


An Overview of Taliban and Other Afghan Insurgent Stories and an Assessment of their Master Narratives

Thomas H. Johnson, Matthew DuPee, and Wali Shaaker

in Taliban Narratives: The Use and Power of Stories in the Afghanistan Conflict

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190840600
eISBN:
9780190943158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840600.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter introduces the reader to the Master Narratives of the Taliban or those key themes that drive their narratives and associated stories. Specifically, the chapter focuses on the background ... More


The United States’ Afghan Information and PSYOP Campaign and a Comparison to the Taliban’s Campaign

Thomas H. Johnson, Matthew DuPee, and Wali Shaaker

in Taliban Narratives: The Use and Power of Stories in the Afghanistan Conflict

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190840600
eISBN:
9780190943158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840600.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This is one of the more important chapters in that it explicitly compares the U.S. information campaign in Afghanistan to the Taliban’s campaign. The explicit stated goals and strategic communication ... More


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