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Persistent Forms: Explorations in Historical Poetics

Ilya Kliger and Boris Maslov (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823264858
eISBN:
9780823266852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264858.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This volume draws together an array of distinguished scholars of ancient and modern literatures to consider the ways in which historicism in literary studies can and should be construed and pursued ... More


Conclusion: Religion, Medicine, and Miracles

Jacalyn Duffin

in Medical Miracles: Doctors, Saints, and Healing in the Modern World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195336504
eISBN:
9780199868612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336504.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Until recently, modern physicians rarely were able to dignify the role of spirituality in health care by making it part of scientific study. Pastoral care may have always been welcome and respected, ... More


Introduction

Gary James

in The Emergence of Footballing Cultures: Manchester, 1840-1919

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526114471
eISBN:
9781526146762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114495.00008
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This introductory chapter discusses the debates existing within the academic community on football’s origins, class issues and the role of football within a developing city such as Manchester. ... More


Homa Variations: The Study of Ritual Change across the Longue Durée

Richard K. Payne and Michael Witzel (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199351572
eISBN:
9780199351602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351572.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The practice of making votive offerings into fire dates from the earliest periods of human history and is found in many different religious cultures. Throughout the tantric world, this kind of ritual ... More


The Victorian Geopolitical Aesthetic: Realism, Sovereignty, and Transnational Experience

Lauren M. E. Goodlad

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198728276
eISBN:
9780191794490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728276.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

How did realist narrative alter in the effort to craft forms and genres receptive to the dynamism of an expanding empire and globalizing world? Do these nineteenth-century variations on the ... More


Introduction: A Thousand Platoons – The Enduring Importance of Esprit de Corps

Luis de Miranda

in Ensemblance: The Transnational Genealogy of Esprit de Corps

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474454193
eISBN:
9781474480864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454193.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The French use of ‘esprit de corps’ is often political and suggests a form of cognitive uniform generated by a more or less conscious adherence to a collective body. However, the phrase is more used ... More


How (not) to make a durable state

Natalia Sobrevilla Perea

in Spain in the nineteenth century: New essays culture on and experiences society of

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526124746
eISBN:
9781526138866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526124753.00006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

By looking at Europe and America, the chapter presents a picture of the differences and similarities that characterized both areas in the national period. It provides an overarching picture of the ... More


Introduction

Saliha Belmessous

in Assimilation and Empire: Uniformity in French and British Colonies, 1541-1954

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199579167
eISBN:
9780191750717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579167.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

The introduction challenges the materialism of historical scholarship and claims that assimilation was not just an instrument of empire. At the heart of the project of assimilation were ideas: ideas ... More


Planetary Modernisms: Provocations on Modernity Across Time

Susan Stanford Friedman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231170901
eISBN:
9780231539470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170901.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Drawing on a vast archive of world history, anthropology, geography, cultural theory, postcolonial studies, gender studies, literature, and art, Susan Stanford Friedman recasts modernity as a ... More


Penal Law and Penal Police in the Dual Penal State

Markus D. Dubber

in The Dual Penal State: The Crisis of Criminal Law in Comparative-Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198744290
eISBN:
9780191805752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744290.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The first part of Dual Penal State investigated various ways in which criminal law doctrine and scholarship (or “science”) have failed to address the challenge of legitimating penal power in a modern ... More


A Nation within the Nation?: The Jews of Old Regime France

Schechter Ronald

in Obstinate Hebrews: Representations of Jews in France, 1715-1815

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235571
eISBN:
9780520929357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235571.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

One of the most remarkable facts about the Jews of Old Regime France, when one considers its history in the longue durée, is that they existed after all. Charles VI had banned the Jews from the ... More


The Islamization of the Iranian Revolution

Manlio Graziano

in Holy Wars and Holy Alliance: The Return of Religion to the Global Political Stage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231174626
eISBN:
9780231543910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174626.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explains the likely reasons for the ayatollahs' victory in Iran in 1979


Conclusion

Stuart Lowe

in The Housing Debate

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847422736
eISBN:
9781447305514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422736.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter sums up and reflects on the key themes discussed in the book. Its purpose has been to contribute to the re-connection of housing to comparative welfare state scholarship and to provide a ... More


Introduction

Matthew Broad

in Harold Wilson, Denmark and the Making of Labour European Policy, 1958-72

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940483
eISBN:
9781786945020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940483.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter argues that central to how the British Labour Party and Danish SD developed strategies towards European integration between 1958 and 1972 was a close relationship between them. To set ... More


Recentering the Musical Periphery

Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin

in Flowing Tides: History and Memory in an Irish Soundscape

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199380084
eISBN:
9780199380114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380084.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

Critiquing Clare as a polyverse—an audiotopic site where longue durée cultural flows and cross-currents intersected, were indigenized, and were redirected back again into outbound flows—this chapter ... More


Delusive Utopia

Deep K. Datta-Ray

in The Making of Indian Diplomacy: A Critique of Eurocentrism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190206673
eISBN:
9780190492144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190206673.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This theoretical chapter introduces modern diplomacy to demonstrate why extra-European research must be conducted on a different register. Modernity replicates Christianity’s assumption of an ... More


Exploring Continuity and Discontinuity from the Early to the Middle Bronze Age in Central Oman: The Graveyards of Adam

Guillaume Gernez and Jessica Giraud

in Mortuary and Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Bronze Age Arabia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400790
eISBN:
9781683401063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400790.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents new results of the excavations and surveys at Adam, Central Oman. The funerary landscape of the Early Bronze Age (3rd millennium BC) is characterized by collective burials in ... More


Conclusion

Paul Schor

in Counting Americans: How the US Census Classified the Nation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199917853
eISBN:
9780190670856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917853.003.0023
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. It argues that while this study takes up the last half-century only marginally, it should be read as an implicit ... More


Law and Police as Modes of Governance

Markus D. Dubber

in The Dual Penal State: The Crisis of Criminal Law in Comparative-Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198744290
eISBN:
9780191805752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744290.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Part I of Dual Penal State investigated various ways in which criminal law doctrine and scholarship (or “science”) have failed to address the challenge of legitimating penal power in a modern liberal ... More


“You Weren’t There!”

Henry Rousso

in The Latest Catastrophe: History, the Present, the Contemporary

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226165066
eISBN:
9780226165370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165370.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The Introduction focuses on the tension of witnessing versus historical objectivity. This has parallel contentions through history versus memory, knowledge and experience, distance and proximity. ... More


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