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Founding Gods, Inventing Nations: Conquest and Culture Myths from Antiquity to Islam

William F. McCants

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151489
eISBN:
9781400840069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151489.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

From the dawn of writing in Sumer to the sunset of the Islamic empire, this book traces four thousand years of speculation on the origins of civilization. Investigating a vast range of primary ... More


Deafhood and Deaf Educators: Some Thoughts

Paddy Ladd

in Deaf around the World: The Impact of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732548
eISBN:
9780199866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.003.0025
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

The author uses chapter 12 as a jumping off point to talk about deaf education in general. The chapter opens with the value of Deaf educators in the deaf classroom, and argues that deaf education is ... More


Developing a Learning Culture through Gaming

Sinem Siyahhan and Elisabeth Gee

in Families at Play: Connecting and Learning through Video Games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037464
eISBN:
9780262344579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037464.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In this chapter, we expand upon Seymour Papert’s notion of “learning culture”. Specifically, we describe how the traditional expert-novice relationship between parents and children has changed over ... More


Jodocus Badius Ascensius: The Making of a Name

Paul White

in Jodocus Badius Ascensius: Commentary, Commerce and Print in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265543
eISBN:
9780191760358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265543.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter, by way of introduction, explores the life and work of Badius, drawing on judgements by his contemporaries and posterity. It introduces Badius via perspectives on the various roles he ... More


Empire

Averil Cameron

in Byzantine Matters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196855
eISBN:
9781400850099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196855.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter assesses whether Byzantium was an empire. The characteristics of empires, once they have come into existence by the conquest of territory and established a unified central administrative ... More


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