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The Legacy of Alexander: Politics, Warfare, and Propaganda under the Successors

A. B. Bosworth

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198153061
eISBN:
9780191715204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153061.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book presents a study dedicated to the thirty years after the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC. It deals with the emergence of the successor monarchies and examines the factors which ... More


The Failure of Empiricism and The Failure of Empiricism and How the Agents Addressed It

Priya Satia

in Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331417
eISBN:
9780199868070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331417.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes how agents' experiences on the ground in the Middle East strengthened their antiempirical disposition. In particular, their orientalist vision cast the region as a land of ... More


Walk Like a Man: Vagabondage and Gender Construction

Dúnlaith Bird

in Travelling in Different Skins: Gender Identity in European Women's Oriental Travelogues, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644162
eISBN:
9780199949984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644162.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores the original paradigm of vagabondage. An increasingly totemic concept in European women’s travel writing from the 1850s onwards, vagabondage offers an alternative model of ... More


The Transcontinental Maghreb: Francophone Literature across the Mediterranean

Edwige Tamalet Talbayev

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275151
eISBN:
9780823277254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275151.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Critically engaging the concept of the Mediterranean as a “liquid continent” (Gabriel Audisio), the book argues in favor of a “transcontinental” heuristic model that rests on the transmaritime ... More


Kings of the Forest: The Cultural Resilience of Himalayan Hunter-Gatherers

Jana Fortier

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833220
eISBN:
9780824870089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833220.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In today's world hunter-gatherer societies struggle with seemingly insurmountable problems: deforestation and encroachment, language loss, political domination by surrounding communities. Will they ... More


The Pre-Islamic World

Reuven Firestone

in Jihād: The Origin of Holy War in Islam

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195154948
eISBN:
9780199849239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154948.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines sources used in this study and provides an outline of pre-Islamic thinking about issues related to warring in order to establish paradigms against which developing Islamic views ... More


Bedouin Territory and Settlement

Alexandre Kedar, Ahmad Amara, and Oren Yiftachel

in Emptied Lands: A Legal Geography of Bedouin Rights in the Negev

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503603585
eISBN:
9781503604582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603585.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter continues the challenging of the Dead Negev Doctrine and its various components by addressing the issue of Bedouin settlement. The DND and official Israeli narrative represents the ... More


Stopping: Getting Loaded: Customers, Shippers, Receivers

Anne Balay

in Semi Queer: Stories of Trans, Gay, and Black Truck Drivers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469647098
eISBN:
9781469647111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647098.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The places where truckers deliver their loads and get new ones are isolated and often dangerous. Since truckers are just moving through, they sometimes escape these dangers, but sometimes they are ... More


Travellers’ lives, 1900–45

Becky Taylor

in A Minority and the State: Travellers in Britain in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075674
eISBN:
9781781700853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075674.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter describes how the ruralist image of Travellers has only ever been one part of the story of their lives in modern Britain, discussing how the routes and employment strategies taken by ... More


Wandering in the Open World: Kenneth White’s Poetics

Monika Szuba

in Contemporary Scottish Poetry and the Natural World: Burnside, Jamie, Robertson and White

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450607
eISBN:
9781474477093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450607.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Covering vast geographical and cultural areas, the wingspan of Kenneth White’s poetic programme covers a cross-cultural, transdisciplinary field of study. The chapter examines White’s work, focusing ... More


Babatha’s Orchard: The Yadin Papyri and an Ancient Jewish Family Tale Retold

Philip F. Esler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198767169
eISBN:
9780191821349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767169.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, Biblical Studies

In 1961 archaeologists discovered a family archive of legal papyri in a cave near the Dead Sea where their owner, the Jewish woman Babatha, had hidden them in 135 CE at the end of the Bar Kokhba ... More


The Spaces of Dispersion

Stéphane Dufoix

in Diasporas

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253599
eISBN:
9780520941298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253599.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

To be inactive is a recent development in human history. For thousands of years, hunting, agriculture, and pastoralism were nomadic activities. The growth of boats gradually made access to offshore ... More


Nomad Citizenship and Global Democracy

Eugene W. Holland

in Deleuze and the Social

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620920
eISBN:
9780748652365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620920.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explores the relation between nomad citizenship and global democracy. It discusses nomad science, nomad music, nomad games, and nomad management and nomad citizenship. It explains that ... More


Individuality and Beyond: Nietzsche Reads Emerson

Benedetta Zavatta

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190929213
eISBN:
9780190929244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190929213.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Based on an analysis of the marginal markings and annotations Nietzsche made to the works of Emerson in his personal library, the book offers a philosophical interpretation of the impact on ... More


The Textual Estate: Nietzsche and Authorial Responsibility

Seán Burke

in The Ethics of Writing: Authorship and Legacy in Plato and Nietzsche

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618309
eISBN:
9780748652075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618309.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that the worst dreams of Plato's Socrates are recurring in the context of the ethically underdetermined scene of Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche's reception history. The new ... More


Uncertainty and predictability: the niches of migrants and nomads

Niclas Jonzén, Endre Knudsen, Robert D. Holt, and Bernt‐Erik Sæther

in Animal Migration: A Synthesis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568994
eISBN:
9780191774676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568994.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Animal movement is a general strategy for dealing with environmental variability, but takes on a variety of forms according to life history constraints and environmental covariates. This chapter ... More


The Orchid, The Wasp and the Text: Encountering Bodily Becomingthrough Deleuze and Feminism

Amaleena Damlé

in The Becoming of the Body: Contemporary Women's Writing in French

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748668212
eISBN:
9781474400923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668212.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter analyses Gilles Deleuze’s work (alone and in collaboration with Félix Guattari), as a philosophy of flows, of possibilities and of vitality. It explores the ways in which his thought has ... More


Nomadic Vitalities:Becoming Beyond Boundaries in Nina Bouraoui’s Writing

Amaleena Damlé

in The Becoming of the Body: Contemporary Women's Writing in French

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748668212
eISBN:
9781474400923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668212.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter explores the postcolonial context of Franco-Algerian writer Nina Bouraoui’s work as a state of perpetually deterritorialised flux and nomadic becoming. Its analysis of subjectivity ... More


Pastoral migration: mobile systems of livestock husbandry

Roy H. Behnke, Maria E. Fernandez‐Gimenez, Matthew D. Turner, and Florian Stammler

in Animal Migration: A Synthesis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568994
eISBN:
9780191774676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568994.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Spatial resource gradients, processes of plant maturation, and grass-grazer interactions are among the biophysical factors that structure ungulate movement systems, irrespective of whether the ... More


Political Affinity and Singular-Universal Solidarity

Thomas Nail

in Returning to Revolution: Deleuze, Guattari and Zapatismo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748655861
eISBN:
9780748676651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748655861.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 4 draws on all the previous chapters in order to argue that we can locate in Deleuze, Guattari and the Zapatistas a strategy of revolutionary political affinity based on the mutual global ... More


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