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Myth, Political Caricature and Monstering the Tartan

Ian Brown

in From Tartan to Tartanry: Scottish Culture, History and Myth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638772
eISBN:
9780748653539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638772.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter emphasises that myths, including tartan mythologies, are not false or inauthentic history, although they may have historical roots. It suggests that they are embodiments of often rich ... More


Redemption by Suffering: Social Violence and Historical Development in the Éclaircissement sur les sacrifices

Carolina Armenteros

in The French Idea of History: Joseph de Maistre and His Heirs, 1794-1854

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449437
eISBN:
9780801462597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449437.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on Éclaircissement sur les sacrifices (1809), which revolutionized the European understanding of the relationship between society and violence. The Éclaircissement is a ... More


Teaching Styles

Ira W. Lit

in The Bus Kids: Children's Experiences with Voluntary Desegregation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300105797
eISBN:
9780300153279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300105797.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the teaching styles of Arbor Town teachers. It describes a typical day in the classrooms of two teachers: Theresa, a modern traditionalist and Patricia, an old-fashioned ... More


Up and Away in the New Century

Sandra E. Bonura

in Light in the Queen's Garden: Ida May Pope, Pioneer for Hawai'i's Daughters, 1862-1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866440
eISBN:
9780824876890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866440.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

By the time the twentieth century rolled around, few places on earth had changed so completely as the Hawaiian Islands. In the midst of educating her pupils for the radical pace of modernization that ... More


Bernard Williams on Nietzsche on the Greeks

Robert B. Pippin

in Interanimations: Receiving Modern German Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226259659
eISBN:
9780226259796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226259796.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In his book Shame and Necessity, Bernard Williams makes common cause with Nietzsche in rejecting the view that the Greek epic and tragic poets had a “primitive” conception of human agency and ... More


Williams on Nietzsche on the Greeks

Robert B. Pippin

in Tragedy and the Idea of Modernity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198727798
eISBN:
9780191800672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727798.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In his book Shame and Necessity, Bernard Williams makes common cause with Nietzsche in rejecting the view that the Greek epic and tragic poets had a ‘primitive’ conception of human agency and ... More


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