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Introduction: African American Religion in the Age of Segregation in the Delta

John M. Giggie

in After Redemption: Jim Crow and the Transformation of African American Religion in the Delta, 1875-1915

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195304039
eISBN:
9780199866885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304039.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, History of Religion

The introduction argues that a study of black religion in the Delta in the post‐Reconstruction era promises to introduce new theoretical perspectives to three overlapping academic disciplines: ... More


Constantinople

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0046
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author arrives at Constantinople and is graciously received by the British Ambassador. He describes Constantinople, its climate, population, coffee-houses, inns, hot baths, useful institutions, ... More


Chapter X

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0064
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author talks about false alarms of night attacks, Shír Mohamed, three officers who were burnt to death, the Amírs' acceptance of the treaty, the army's march to Shikárpur, Nádir Sháh and the ... More


From the Mountain to the Trench

Russ Rodgers

in The Generalship of Muhammad: Battles and Campaigns of the Prophet of Allah

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037660
eISBN:
9780813043104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037660.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

After the defeat at Uhud, Muhammad had to regroup and recover, and chapter 5 focuses on these efforts and their effects. Analysis is offered as to why Muhammad expelled another of the Jewish tribes, ... More


The Politics of Zan From Amanullah to Karzai: Lessons for Improving Afghan Women's Status

Shireen Khan Burki

in Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261853
eISBN:
9780520948990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261853.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses the frustrating and dangerous maze of Afghanistan's official gender policies starting in 1919, when ideas of equality were introduced, and suggests how future attempts to raise ... More


The Center Cannot Hold: The Decline and Collapse of the Julfan Trade Network

Sebouh David Aslanian

in From the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean: The Global Trade Networks of Armenian Merchants from New Julfa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266872
eISBN:
9780520947573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266872.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter explores the decline and collapse of the Julfan trade network. It argues that the Julfan network collapsed in the decades following 1747 when the suburb was extensively looted and ... More


Present at the Dawn of Islam: Polemic and Reality in the Medieval Story of Muhammad's Jewish Companions

Shimon Shtober

in The Convergence of Judaism and Islam: Religious, Scientific, and Cultural Dimensions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036496
eISBN:
9780813041810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036496.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter grapples with major themes of early Islam pertaining to the relationship between the Prophet Muhammad and the Jewish elite who aligned themselves with him. These included Jewish tribes ... More


The King and the People: Sovereignty and Popular Politics in Mughal Delhi

Abhishek Kaicker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190070670
eISBN:
9780190070700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190070670.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Asian History

An unprecedented exploration of the relationship between the Mughal emperor and his subjects in the space of the Mughal empire’s capital, The King and The People overturns an axiomatic assumption in ... More


Ahmed Shah Abdali and the Sikhs

Khushwant Singh

in A History of the Sikhs: Volume 1: 1469-1838

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673081
eISBN:
9780199080601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673081.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter studies the Afghan invasion, which was led by Ahmed Shah Abdali. He had declared that he was Nadir Shah's successor, thus giving him the right to conquer India. During the first Afghan ... More


Epilogue: Black Samson, an American Icon

Nyasha Junior and Jeremy Schipper

in Black Samson: The Untold Story of an American Icon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190689780
eISBN:
9780190936853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190689780.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In the epilogue, the authors offer brief reflections on writing this book. They discuss the historical context in which they wrote the book starting with the protests in Ferguson Missouri following ... More


Introduction

Susan D. Carle

in Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This chapter presents an overview of the book's argument and narrative. It argues that social movements theory and standard legal civil rights history have failed to fully account for the work of the ... More


The Afro-American Council’s Internal History, 1898–1908

Susan D. Carle

in Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This chapter analyzes the trajectory of the National Afro-American Council's internal history, which involved three stages: first, more radical members' efforts at dissent; second, Booker T. ... More


Introduction

Kris Lane

in Colour of Paradise: Emeralds in the Age of the Gunpowder Empires

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300161311
eISBN:
9780300164701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300161311.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book begins by describing the decline of Safavid Persia by the end of the seventeenth century. Harsh treatment of Sunni subjects on Persia's western frontier encouraged Turkish aggression in the ... More


Too Much Useless Male Timber: The Nadir, the Woman's Era, and the Question of Women's Ordination

Martha S. Jones

in All Bound Up Together: The Woman Question in African American Public Culture, 1830-1900

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831526
eISBN:
9781469605012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888902_jones.9
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter is framed by both the “nadir” of race relations and the “woman's era. ” The tensions between these companion points of view on the 1890s led to new confrontations over gender and power. ... More


The Past and Political Evolution

Paul D. Escott

in Uncommonly Savage: Civil War and Remembrance in Spain and the United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049410
eISBN:
9780813050188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049410.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter 3 analyzes the impact of internecine conflict on politics and political parties through subsequent generations. It describes the competition between the UDC, the PP, and PSOE in Spain to win ... More


Life Writing and the Making of Companionable Objects: Reflections on Sunaryo’s Titik Nadir

Kenneth M. George

in Locating Life Stories: Beyond East-West Binaries in (Auto)Biographical Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837303
eISBN:
9780824871543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837303.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores some of the cultural, political, and ethical work of life writing that continues in national and transnational art worlds. In particular, it reviews acclaimed Indonesian artist ... More


Black and Tan Academia: Tougaloo College and the Nadir, 1869–1900

Jelani M. Favors

in Shelter in a Time of Storm: How Black Colleges Fostered Generations of Leadership and Activism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648330
eISBN:
9781469648354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648330.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the peculiar history of Tougaloo College from its founding during the Reconstruction Era to the turn of the century. Tougaloo, is best known for being a haven for black ... More


I’ll Make Me a World: Black Formalism at the Nadir

Imani Perry

in May We Forever Stand: A History of the Black National Anthem

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638607
eISBN:
9781469638621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638607.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the personal history of the author and composer of Lift Every Voice and Sing: James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson. It situates the composition of the song in the ... More


Principles of Atmospheric Remote Sensing Measurements

Kelly Chance and Randall V. Martin

in Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer of Planetary Atmospheres

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199662104
eISBN:
9780191748370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199662104.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This chapter provides an overview of atmospheric remote sensing measurement types, with examples. Measurements are made from a variety of locations, platforms, and geometries, including ground-based ... More


Nader Shah, the Delhi Loot, and the 18th-Century Exotics of Empire

Sussan Babaie

in Crisis, Collapse, Militarism and Civil War: The History and Historiography of 18th Century Iran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190250324
eISBN:
9780190250348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190250324.003.0012
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The famous plunder of Delhi that followed the 1739 defeat of the Mughals at the Battle of Karnal by Nader Shah (r. 1736–1747) represents, in retrospect, the last world-conquering design to have risen ... More


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