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Themes of Deviance and Unconventionality

Nachman Ben-Yehuda

in Theocratic Democracy: The Social Construction of Religious and Secular Extremism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199734863
eISBN:
9780199895090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734863.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes some themes, cases and affairs that served as axes around which media reports revolved for 1948-1998, and beyond. Such themes focus on such topics as archaeological ... More


Spoils

Ida Östenberg

in Staging the World: Spoils, Captives, and Representations in the Roman Triumphal Procession

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199215973
eISBN:
9780191706851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215973.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Among the large variety of spoils analysed in this chapter, the discussion focuses on catapults from Syracuse, pirate ships, Greek statues, and Jewish temple treasures — the triumphal processions ... More


The Grain Trade

Peter Temin

in The Roman Market Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147680
eISBN:
9781400845422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147680.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter explores the Mediterranean wheat market. The Romans made many products, from wines to pottery and glass, but wheat was the most widely traded commodity during those times. Shipped from ... More


The Saltwater Frontier: Indians and the Contest for the American Coast

Andrew Lipman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300207668
eISBN:
9780300216691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207668.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book presents the previously untold story of how the ocean became a “frontier” between colonists and Indians. When the English and Dutch empires both tried to claim the same patch of coast ... More


Secrecy, Silence, and Anxiety: Gothic Narratology and the Waverley Novels

Fiona Robertson

in Legitimate Histories: Scott, Gothic, and the Authorities of Fiction

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112242
eISBN:
9780191670725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112242.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines Scott's techniques of secrecy and suggestion in The Pirate, Rob Roy, and Peveril of the Peak, arguing that Scott draws on his readers' familiarity with a literature of terror ... More


Travellers, Pirates, and Pilgrims

JOHN J. RICHETTI

in Popular Fiction before Richardson: Narrative Patterns 1700–1739

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112631
eISBN:
9780191670824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112631.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses three literary concepts that were an important part of the English novels: pilgrims, pirates, and travellers. One example of a popular novel during the seventeenth and ... More


Authors, Users, and Pirates: Copyright Law and Subjectivity

James Meese

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037440
eISBN:
9780262344517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037440.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

How should we think about authorship, use and piracy in an era of media convergence? How does the growing focus on amateur creativity impact on existing legal and cultural understandings of around ... More


The Meaning of the Bull-Slaying

David Ulansey

in The Origins of the Mithraic Mysteries: Cosmology and Salvation in the Ancient World

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195067880
eISBN:
9780199853328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195067880.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

As was discussed in the previous chapter, the precession of the equinoxes discovered by Hipparchus was the basis of the Stoics' claim that there was a divinity of great power accountable for such ... More


Yo-Ho-Ho and a Cup of Bumbo

Neil Rennie

in Treasure Neverland: Real and Imaginary Pirates

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679331
eISBN:
9780191767272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679331.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Mythology and Folklore

This starts with the historical story of Captain Kidd, another figure who rapidly became legendary (and was confused with Every). I also treat the pirate island of Saint Mary, near Madagascar, where ... More


Some Rambling Lives

Neil Rennie

in Treasure Neverland: Real and Imaginary Pirates

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679331
eISBN:
9780191767272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679331.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Mythology and Folklore

The chapter traces the rambling lives of the real pirates of the previous chapter, Kidd, Blackbeard, and others, as they are rewritten and imagined in what is usually treated as the most authentic ... More


The Parliament of 1625: The Plague and the French

Conrad Russell

in Parliaments and English Politics 1621–1629

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198224822
eISBN:
9780191678578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198224822.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

The Parliament of 1625 marked the new reign of Charles. His new queen, Henrietta Maria, arrived in London on June 16, and the Parliament assembled on June 18. While the Parliament was petitioning ... More


Conceptions in the Code: How Metaphors Explain Legal Challenges in Digital Times

Stefan Larsson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190650384
eISBN:
9780190650414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650384.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book makes a significant contribution to sociolegal analysis and also represents a valuable contribution to conceptual metaphor theory. By utilising the case of copyright in a digital context it ... More


Prisoner of the Pirates (75–74 bc)

Luciano Canfora and Julian Stringer (eds)

in Julius Caesar: The People's Dictator

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619368
eISBN:
9780748670734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619368.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Caesar's ship was seized by the ferocious pirates of Cilicia off the island of Pharmacussa — one of the Sporades to the south of Miletos. The most colourful account of this episode is by Plutarch. It ... More


Romantic Narratives in International Politics: Pirates, Rebels and Mercenaries

Alexander Spencer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719095290
eISBN:
9781526115287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095290.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is a story about the importance of stories in International Relations. It brings insights from Literary Studies and Narratology into IR and political science by developing a new discourse ... More


Treasure Neverland: Real and Imaginary Pirates

Neil Rennie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679331
eISBN:
9780191767272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679331.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Mythology and Folklore

The book is about factual and fictional pirates and is therefore a deliberate combination of history and literary history. Swashbuckling eighteenth-century pirates were the ideal pirates of all time ... More


The Criminal Prosecution of Pirates and Armed Robbers at Sea

Robin Geiß and Anna Petrig

in Piracy and Armed Robbery at Sea: The Legal Framework for Counter-Piracy Operations in Somalia and the Gulf of Aden

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199609529
eISBN:
9780191729751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609529.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Part 4 focuses on the criminal prosecution of alleged pirates and armed robbers at sea. It discusses what substantive criminal norms the prosecution of acts of piracy and armed robbery at sea could ... More


Radical Romantics: Prophets, Pirates, and the Space Beyond Nation

Talissa J. Ford

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474409421
eISBN:
9781474426794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409421.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Radical Romantics engages with the critical frameworks of cultural geography, cartography, and the burgeoning field of oceanic studies in order to reformulate theories of colonization and empire in ... More


Conclusion: Piratical Societies: Trends and Lesons

Mark G. Hanna

in Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469617947
eISBN:
9781469617961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617947.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book concludes with a discussion of trends and lessons that can be learned from the piratical societies of England in the period spanning the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries. It tries to ... More


The Seventh Homeric Hymn to Dionysus: An Epiphanic Sketch

Dominique Jaillard

in The Homeric Hymns: Interpretative Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199589036
eISBN:
9780191728983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589036.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the epiphanic nature of the narrative of the seventh Homeric Hymn to Dionysus in relation to the other Hymns in the collection, taking into account distinctions of length, and ... More


Introduction:: The Shadowy World of the Greater China Seas

Robert J. Antony

in Elusive Pirates, Pervasive Smugglers: Violence and Clandestine Trade in the Greater China Seas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028115
eISBN:
9789882206915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028115.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the extent, diffusion, and characteristics of piracy and smuggling in the greater China Seas region over the past six ... More


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