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‘Books Lately Printed’ Gangraena and the World of Print

Ann Hughes

in Gangraena and the Struggle for the English Revolution

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251926
eISBN:
9780191719042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251926.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter describes the production of Gangraena: its printing, licensing, and distribution. It looks at how Edwards used pamphlets as sources and at the printed debate his books provoked, ... More


Mothers as Pupils in Health Care Settings

Robert A. Levine, Sarah E. Levine, Beatrice Schnell-Anzola, Meredith L. Rowe, and Emily Dexter

in Literacy and Mothering: How Women’s Schooling Changes the Lives of the World's Children

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195309829
eISBN:
9780199932733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309829.003.0046
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In this chapter the literacy-mediation hypothesis – that the acquisition of academic literacy influences health literacy and health navigation skills – is tested in the four-country data and the ... More


Peripatetic Knowledge in Plutarch's Table Talk

Katerina Oikonomopoulou

in The Philosopher's Banquet: Plutarch's Table Talk in the Intellectual Culture of the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588954
eISBN:
9780191728907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588954.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter investigates the various modes of engagement with Peripatetic knowledge (particularly Peripatetic science) within Plutarch's Table Talk. More specifically, it discussed the narratives ... More


Speech, Writing, and Text

in Parchment Paper Pixels: Law and the Technologies of Communication

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226803067
eISBN:
9780226803074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226803074.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter first considers the nature of writing, the first and by far the most important technology for storing and communicating information. In particular, it examines the features of writing ... More


Gossips, networks and news

Jennifer Mori

in The Culture of Diplomacy: Britain in Europe, c. 1750–1830

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082726
eISBN:
9781781702703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082726.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Networking was integral to a diplomat's work, and it could take place in the antechambers of the royal household, the salons of the nobility or the embassies of foreign powers. Courtiers always ... More


Conclusion: Homilies as Historical Sources

Philip Michael Forness

in Preaching Christology in the Roman Near East: A Study of Jacob of Serugh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198826453
eISBN:
9780191865916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826453.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The conclusion highlights the central arguments of the monograph and identifies future directions for research. The difficulty of contextualizing Jacob of Serugh’s sermons necessitates attention not ... More


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