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Chapter 4. Partition and Beyond: Peace, Politics, and the New India

Anna Bigelow

in Sharing the Sacred: Practicing Pluralism in Muslim North India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195368239
eISBN:
9780199867622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368239.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

According to all available sources (archives and interviews), no one in Malerkotla was killed in the interreligious violence of Partition, and most of the Muslim population remained. Explanations for ... More


‘Sweet native stream!’: Wordsworth and the School of Warton

David Fairer

in Tradition in Transition: Women Writers, Marginal Texts, and the Eighteenth-Century Canon

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182887
eISBN:
9780191673900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182887.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter attempts a narrative history in these terms of a poem that provides an interesting case-study of textual interplay: Wordsworth’s ‘Lines written a few miles above Tintern Abbey, on ... More


A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

W. E. Vaughan (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This series provides a significant scholarly project in modern Irish history. In nine volumes, it provides a comprehensive new synthesis of modern scholarship on every aspect of Irish history and ... More


Reading the Times: Temporality and History in Twentieth-Century Fiction

Randall Stevenson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474401555
eISBN:
9781474444880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401555.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

From the Prime Meridian Conference of 1884 to the celebration of the millennium in 2000; from the fiction of Joseph Conrad and Virginia Woolf to the novels of William Gibson and W.G. Sebald, Reading ... More


Introduction Fabulousness, Obscurity and Difficulty: Narrative History to 795

James E. Fraser

in From Caledonia to Pictland Scotland to 795

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748612314
eISBN:
9780748672158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612314.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This introductory chapter begins with a description of the revolutionary methodology embraced in this book, and discusses how there is surprisingly much to be said and considered about the period ... More


Writing the truth: Agostino Mascardi and Post-Reformation Historiography by Way of Paul Ricoeur

Stefania Tutino

in Shadows of Doubt: Language and Truth in Post-Reformation Catholic Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199324989
eISBN:
9780199369294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324989.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the relationship between truth and language in early modern history writing, especially in that genre of post-Humanist historiography known as ars historiae. Traditional ... More


Narrativist History in the Poststructuralist Mode

in On the Future of History: The Postmodernist Challenge and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226072791
eISBN:
9780226072814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072814.003.0015
Subject:
History, Historiography

For one group of scholars, poststructuralist postmodernism's influence on history came in the context of a long-standing debate: the one about the role of the narrative in history. The key issue in ... More


Othello in the ghetto: trauma and intertextuality in Caryl Phillips's The Nature of Blood

Anne Whitehead

in Trauma Fiction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618576
eISBN:
9780748651726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618576.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines intertextuality, which can also suggest a literary precedent that threatens to influence the actions of a character in the present. It studies two narratives that reference ... More


Communities of Memory, Narratives of Experience

Loring M. Danforth and Riki Van Boeschoten

in Children of the Greek Civil War: Refugees and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226135984
eISBN:
9780226136004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226136004.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes the life-history narratives of refugee children and explores the construction of their memories. It focuses on four themes that recur in their life histories: departure, ... More


Making History New: Modernism and Historical Narrative

Seamus O'Malley

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199364237
eISBN:
9780199364251
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364237.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This book explores how several British modernists applied the experimental methods of literary modernism to the writing of narrative history and historical novels. The historical novel is usually ... More


A New History of Ireland: Volume II, Medieval Ireland 1169–1534

Art Cosgrove (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199539703
eISBN:
9780191701184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539703.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The nine volumes in this series represent the largest scholarly project in modern Irish history. They provide a comprehensive new synthesis of modern scholarship on every aspect of Irish history and ... More


Introduction

Loring M. Danforth and Riki Van Boeschoten

in Children of the Greek Civil War: Refugees and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226135984
eISBN:
9780226136004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226136004.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This book analyzes the life-history narratives of refugee children who were evacuated from their homes by the Communist Party and the Greek government during the Greek Civil War, offers insights into ... More


Film Histories: An Introduction and Reader

Paul Grainge, Mark Jancovich, and Sharon Monteith (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619061
eISBN:
9780748670888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619061.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A wide-ranging introduction to film history, this book covers the history of film from 1895 to the present day. The book is arranged chronologically, and each chapter contains an introduction by the ... More


Constructing the Meaning of Human Dignity: Four Questions

Catherine Dupré

in Understanding Human Dignity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265642
eISBN:
9780191760389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265642.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter argues that human dignity has a number of established and significant legal meanings and considers how the concept has been constructed. Using the provisions on human dignity enshrined ... More


Introduction

Leonard Rogoff

in Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833759
eISBN:
9781469604138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895993_rogoff.3
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book recounts stories that speak with different and sometimes contradictory voices. In both format and contents, the book reflects the diversity of its subject. At its core is a narrative ... More


Epilogue1

Javier Moscoso

in The Hurt(ful) Body: Performing and Beholding Pain, 1600-1800

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784995164
eISBN:
9781526128249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995164.003.0013
Subject:
History, Social History

This epilogue discusses how the tension between the visualization of violence and the experience of pain affects our understanding of human suffering and the way in which we may consider its cultural ... More


The Promise of Space Revisited

Daniel Deudney

in Dark Skies: Space Expansionism, Planetary Geopolitics, and the Ends of Humanity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190903343
eISBN:
9780190090241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190903343.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Across the twentieth century, an international network of thinkers has created an astounding vision of human movement into the cosmos. Everything done in space was first anticipated by these space ... More


A Visit to the Dead: Genealogy and the Historian

Alison Light

in History after Hobsbawm: Writing the Past for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198768784
eISBN:
9780191822124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768784.003.0016
Subject:
History, Historiography

What can university historians learn from the recent surge in the pursuit of family history? In following their own enthusiasms, family historians often play fast and loose with conventional ... More


A Narrative 1898–1905

Peter Ghosh

in Max Weber and The Protestant Ethic: Twin Histories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702528
eISBN:
9780191772214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702528.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter discusses how Weber traversed the period from 1898–1905, which marked a great hiatus in his life. It describes his travels, including his time in Italy in the summer of 1900 and his ... More


Suffering, and the Promise of a World without Pain

Joseph A. Amato

in Suffering and Bioethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199926176
eISBN:
9780199396788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926176.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Humans have increasingly endowed themselves with transformative powers, guided by a vision that is secular, progressive, and redemptive. In contrast to this utopian vision, this chapter looks further ... More


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