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The Proximal and Distal Perspectives in Relation to the Position of Directional Modifiers in the English Noun Phrase

Turo Vartiainen

in Information Structure and Syntactic Change in the History of English

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860210
eISBN:
9780199949601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860210.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter focuses on directional modifiers and the variation they exhibit between the prenominal and the postnominal positions in the English noun-phrase. It argues that if a directional modifier, ... More


Econometrics in a Formal Science of Economics: Theory and the Measurement of Economic Relations

Bernt P. Stigum

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028585
eISBN:
9780262323109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028585.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Econometrics is a study of good and bad ways to measure economic relations. This book discusses the role economic theory ought to play in such measurements. The role theory should play, depends on ... More


History's Peru: The Poetics of Colonial and Postcolonial Historiography

Mark Thurner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035383
eISBN:
9780813038940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035383.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book examines how the entity called “Peru” gradually came into being, and how the narratives that defined it evolved over time. It is an account of Peruvian historiography, one that makes a ... More


The Loss of Verb-Second and the Switch from Bounded to Unbounded Systems

Bettelou Los

in Information Structure and Syntactic Change in the History of English

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860210
eISBN:
9780199949601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860210.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter discusses the consequences of the loss of the verb-second rule in Old English and Middle English for the organization of information in the clause. The hypotheses about the consequences ... More


Bridge Principles and Theory in Applied Econometrics

Bernt P. Stigum

in Econometrics in a Formal Science of Economics: Theory and the Measurement of Economic Relations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028585
eISBN:
9780262323109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028585.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The chapter begins with a discussion of the status of bridge principles in empirical analyses in which the data generating process does not appear. Then it contrasts the ideas of encompassing and ... More


Korea: A Cartographic History

John Rennie Short

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226753645
eISBN:
9780226753669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226753669.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book, a general history of Korea as seen through maps, provides an illustrated introduction to how Korea was and is represented cartographically. It encapsulates six hundred years of maps made ... More


Prudes on the Prowl: Fiction and Obscenity in England, 1850 to the Present Day

David Bradshaw and Rachel Potter (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199697564
eISBN:
9780191764745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697564.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This innovative book comprises nine essays from leading scholars which investigate the relationship between fiction, censorship, and the legal construction of obscenity in Britain between 1850 and ... More


Ann Schein: An American Concert Pianist in Today’s World

Cecelia Hopkins Porter

in Five Lives in Music: Women Performers, Composers, and Impresarios from the Baroque to the Present

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037016
eISBN:
9780252094132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037016.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses Ann Schein (November 10, 1939–) in contrast to the other women previously mentioned. She is here as someone at the living edge of the continuum in Western society, a ... More


Laguna/Lacuna

Jennifer Scappettone

in Killing the Moonlight: Modernism in Venice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164320
eISBN:
9780231537742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164320.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This concluding chapter discusses how, centuries ago, Venice declined to oppose either the future or the past. Instead, in its impasses, modernity is witnessed as coming to a standstill. Modernism in ... More


A Vision of a Science of Economics

Bernt P. Stigum

in Econometrics in a Formal Science of Economics: Theory and the Measurement of Economic Relations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028585
eISBN:
9780262323109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028585.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The chapter presents Ragnar Frisch and Trygve Haavelmo’s vision of a science of economics, explicates in simple terms the meaning of a formal theory-data confrontation, and describes and resolves an ... More


Qualitative Response Models

Bernt P. Stigum

in Econometrics in a Formal Science of Economics: Theory and the Measurement of Economic Relations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028585
eISBN:
9780262323109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028585.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Chapter IV discusseseconometric analyses of qualitative response models. A qualitative response model is an econometric modelin which the dependent variable is either discrete or half continuous and ... More


Analysis of Positively Valued Economic Time Series

Bernt P. Stigum

in Econometrics in a Formal Science of Economics: Theory and the Measurement of Economic Relations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028585
eISBN:
9780262323109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028585.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Chapter VII has two purposes. One is to study the methodological problems that arise in analysing positively valued time series in foreign exchange. The other is to contrast the analysis of time ... More


The New Atlantis: The Ultimate Caribbean Archipelago

Antonio Benítez Rojo and James E. Maraniss

in Displacements and Transformations in Caribbean Cultures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032184
eISBN:
9780813038766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032184.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter gives a forecast for the present-day Caribbean and its position within repeated networks of global transactions, exchanges, and intercourse. This chapter was written before the arrival ... More


Using the American Past for the Present: European Historians and the Relevance of Writing American History

Tibor Frank, Martin Klimke, and Stephen Tuck

in Historians across Borders: Writing American History in a Global Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520279278
eISBN:
9780520958050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279278.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter examines the ways in which political contexts, broadly defined, affect the writing of American history. Historians are often said to project their concerns about contemporary issues in ... More


A Theory of Modernity in the Light of the Turkish Experience

in Social Theory and Later Modernities: The Turkish Experience

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238881
eISBN:
9781846314094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238881.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter summarizes the topics in the earlier chapters, which led to the main argument that the existing social theory is unsound for analysing ‘later modernities’, and elaborates on the concept ... More


“Animage” and the New Visual Culture

André Gaudreault and Philippe Marion

in The End of Cinema?: A Medium in Crisis in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231173575
eISBN:
9780231539388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173575.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents the binary oppositions currently dividing planet cinema. Those described as pessimists believe that the cinema as it was known in the twentieth century has no future. These ... More


The Corpus Data

Hendrik De Smet

in Spreading Patterns: Diffusional Change in the English System of Complementation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199812752
eISBN:
9780199979752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812752.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Since the history of a language is only accessible through its written records, historical linguistics is corpus based by necessity. This means that in any historical investigation, gathering data is ... More


Missing in Translation: Re-conceptualizing Russia’s Developmental State

Piotr Dutkiewicz

in Russia: The Challenges of Transformation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785003
eISBN:
9780814785010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785003.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter presents a broad overview of the evolution of the Russian economy and politics since the end of the Soviet era. It makes a point of present-day Russian realities having been “lost in ... More


The End of Cinema?

André Gaudreault and Philippe Marion

in The End of Cinema?: A Medium in Crisis in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231173575
eISBN:
9780231539388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173575.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter addresses the issue of the changing climate of cinema in the advent of digital technology. In this age of media hybridity, cinema-as-a-medium has found a place among the ... More


The Banquet Years of the Spanish Novel: By Invitation Only

Germán Gullón

in A History of the Spanish Novel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199641925
eISBN:
9780191800443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641925.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The novel in Spain has followed its own path in the twentieth century and it seems to continue to do the same in the present one. While literary fiction thrives in Europe and the US, in Spain the ... More


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