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The Post-War People’s Empire

WENDY WEBSTER

in Englishness and Empire 1939-1965

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199226641
eISBN:
9780191718069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226641.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter shows how adventure tales of the Second World War in the 1950s offered a new energizing myth of nation. If wartime imagery represented a high point in inclusive imagery of Britishness, ... More


The Rhetoric of Innuendo: Opposition, Equivalence, and Indirect Accusation

Paul B. Duff

in Who Rides the Beast?: Prophetic Rivalry and the Rhetoric of Crisis in the Churches of the Apocalypse

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138351
eISBN:
9780199834150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513835X.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Focuses on John's rhetoric. It begins with a discussion of indirect accusation and gives examples of its use in the ancient world. The chapter next demonstrates how John constructs a dualistic ... More


Introduction

Eran Almagor

in Plutarch and the Persica

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780748645558
eISBN:
9781474453523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645558.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

In order to evaluate the historical descriptions of the political and social reality of the period in Plutarch's works, this chapter addresses two historiographic questions. (1) What do we know about ... More


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