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The Story of the Last French Survivors in Saint-Domingue

in Facing Racial Revolution: Eyewitness Accounts of the Haitian Insurrection

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226675824
eISBN:
9780226675855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675855.003.0020
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents an excerpt from a certain Mlle. de Palaiseau's account of the Haitian revolution focusing on the role of black rescuers in saving two white girls from the 1804 massacres ordered ... More


The Irreligious

Pearl M. Oliner

in Saving the Forsaken: Religious Culture and the Rescue of Jews in Nazi Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100631
eISBN:
9780300130409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100631.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the altruistic behavior of irreligious rescuers of Jews in Nazi Europe. It compares irreligious rescuers and irreligious nonrescuers including a Dutch rescuer, a Polish rescuer, ... More


Wilde Frau, Savage Midwife

Maurizio Bettini

in Women & Weasels: Mythologies of Birth in Ancient Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226044743
eISBN:
9780226039961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226039961.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on the midwife in Alcmene's tale—a character for whom the Rescuer could be considered a mythological projection. This character not only helps us find possible connections ... More


Liability in Emergency Cases

Cees Van Dam

in European Tort Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199672264
eISBN:
9780191751288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672264.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, EU Law

This chapter addresses the question of whether one person can be held liable for failing to rescue another person from a dangerous situation. It begins with an overview of German, French, and English ... More


The Very Religious

Pearl M. Oliner

in Saving the Forsaken: Religious Culture and the Rescue of Jews in Nazi Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100631
eISBN:
9780300130409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100631.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the altruistic behavior of very religious rescuers of Jews in Nazi Europe. These include a nun, a Dutch Protestant male, and a church minister. This chapter compares the very ... More


The Moderately Religious: The Mildly and Somewhat Religious

Pearl M. Oliner

in Saving the Forsaken: Religious Culture and the Rescue of Jews in Nazi Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100631
eISBN:
9780300130409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100631.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the altruistic behavior of moderately religious rescuers of Jews in Nazi Europe. The analysis reveals that that the moderately religious constitute a group that is a ... More


Protestants

Pearl M. Oliner

in Saving the Forsaken: Religious Culture and the Rescue of Jews in Nazi Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100631
eISBN:
9780300130409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100631.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the altruistic behavior of Protestant rescuers of Jews in Nazi Europe. It analyzes qualities shared by the Protestant rescuers with other Protestants and how Protestants ... More


Catholics

Pearl M. Oliner

in Saving the Forsaken: Religious Culture and the Rescue of Jews in Nazi Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100631
eISBN:
9780300130409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100631.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the altruistic behavior of Catholic rescuers of Jews in Nazi Europe. It compares the Catholic rescuers with their Protestant counterparts and the results reveal that Catholics ... More


Lithuania Honours a Holocaust Rescuer

Jonathan Goldstein

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 14: Focusing on Jews in the Polish Borderlands

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774693
eISBN:
9781800340718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774693.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses Jan Zwartendijk (1896–1976). Zwartendijk was a Dutch businessman and a non-Jew who helped thousands of stranded Jews in the Lithuanian capital city of Kaunas in the summer of ... More


Second Line Rescue: Improvised Responses to Katrina and Rita

Barry Jean Ancelet, Marcia Gaudet, and Carl Lindahl (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037962
eISBN:
9781621039518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037962.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This book chronicles the brave and creative acts through which Gulf Coast people rescued their neighbors during the chaotic aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Ordinary citizens joined in with ... More


Endangered

Lisa Jean Moore

in Catch and Release: The Enduring Yet Vulnerable Horseshoe Crab

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479876303
eISBN:
9781479848096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876303.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

If you’re going to consider the horseshoe crab, you need to take a few steps back (and a deep breath) to understand the big picture and context of the its existence, the implications of being labeled ... More


Speculations about Jesus’s Return

Zeki Saritoprak

in Islam's Jesus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049403
eISBN:
9780813050171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049403.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on a number of themes found in the Hadith that have been prevalent in commentaries by Islamic scholars. The chapter includes both reliable Hadith as well as certain speculations ... More


An Interview with Glen Miguez

Glen Miguez and Barry Jean Ancelet

in Second Line Rescue: Improvised Responses to Katrina and Rita

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037962
eISBN:
9781621039518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037962.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter presents an interview with Glen Miguez, who helped rescue some people who were stranded in their flooded homes due to Hurricane Rita. Glen spent the entire day picking people up and ... More


Prosodically Defective Morphemes and blocking

Eva Zimmermann

in Morphological Length and Prosodically Defective Morphemes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198747321
eISBN:
9780191809736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747321.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Syntax and Morphology

The predictions of multiple interacting Prosodically Defective Morphemes are discussed in this chapter. For one, there are instances where several morphemes in a language are lexically marked ... More


Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue

Jacques Semelin, Claire Andrieu, and Sarah Gensburger (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333493
eISBN:
9780190235628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333493.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Every genocide in history has been notable for the minority of brave individuals and groups who put their own lives at risk to rescue its would-be victims. Based on three case studies — the genocides ... More


Beyond Perpetrators: Complex Political Actors Surrounding the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda

Erin Jessee

in Perpetrators of International Crimes: Theories, Methods, and Evidence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829997
eISBN:
9780191868375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829997.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers the life histories of three convicted génocidaires—the term for those individuals who had some degree of criminal complicity in the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Since the genocide, ... More


Who Dared to Rescue Jews, and Why?

Nechama Tec

in Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333493
eISBN:
9780190235628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333493.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on people who risked their lives to rescue Jews from the Nazis during World War II. Drawing on examples from Poland, it looks at various kinds of rescuers of Jews. More ... More


Eight Extant Alternative Approaches

Jennifer C. Rubenstein

in Between Samaritans and States: The Political Ethics of Humanitarian INGOs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199684106
eISBN:
9780191764660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684106.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 2 examines eight prominent and/or seemingly promising approaches to conceptualizing and normatively evaluating humanitarian INGOs. These include the ideas that humanitarian INGOs are ... More


Rescuers and Killer-Rescuers Duringthe Rwanda Genocide: RETHINKING STANDARD CATEGORIES OF ANALYSIS

Lee Ann Fujii

in Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333493
eISBN:
9780190235628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333493.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on ‘acts of rescue’ — deliberate actions that people took to keep another person from being killed — committed by various people during the Tutsi genocide in Rwanda. Starting ... More


Nieuwlande, Land of Rescue (1941/1942–1945)

Michel Fabréguet

in Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333493
eISBN:
9780190235628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333493.003.0028
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the village of Nieuwlande in the Netherlands as a ‘land of rescue’ for the Jews during the period 1941/1942–1945. Drawing on the accounts of rescuers and runaway Jews, it ... More


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