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Introduction: Outline of the Special Problems Associated with This Work

Donald Maurice

in Bartók's Viola Concerto: The Remarkable Story of His Swansong

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195156904
eISBN:
9780199868339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156904.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This introductory chapter highlights the special problems associated with this work including the inaccessibility of the manuscript for five decades, the incompleteness of the sketches, and the ... More


Conclusion

Matthew S. Seligmann

in The Royal Navy and the German Threat, 1901-1914: Admiralty Plans to Protect British Trade in a War Against Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199574032
eISBN:
9780191741432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574032.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This final chapter considers the place of this book and its research finding in the current historiography of the Anglo-German naval race. It concludes, contrary to current revisionist ... More


Conclusion

Matthew S. Seligmann

in Spies in Uniform: British Military and Naval Intelligence on the Eve of the First World War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261505
eISBN:
9780191718618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261505.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

The book ends by summarizing the case made. It concludes that service attachés were a vital source of military and naval information for the British government, that they predicted developments ... More


The Role of Policy Change

Chris Bramall

in The Industrialization of Rural China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199275939
eISBN:
9780191706073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275939.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The constellation of post-1978 economic policy changes could, in principle, explain the accelerating pace of rural industrial growth, and this explanation features prominently in literature. The ... More


Resistance and Revisionism

Steven K. Green

in The Second Disestablishment: Church and State in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195399677
eISBN:
9780199777150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399677.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the reactions among conservative clergy to disestablishment that were generated by the French Revolution and Jefferson’s election as president in 1800. It examines the impact ... More


Introduction

PETER MARSHALL

in Beliefs and the Dead in Reformation England

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207733
eISBN:
9780191716812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207733.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter surveys the recent scholarship in the social history of death, drawing attention to a relative neglect of studies on attitudes towards the dead. It discusses the benefits ... More


The Business Strategy of Booker T. Washington: Its Development and Implementation

Michael B. Boston

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034737
eISBN:
9780813038193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034737.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book offers a radical departure from other interpretations of Booker T. Washington by focusing on his business ideas and practices. More specifically, the book examines Washington as an ... More


Debating a Doctrine: Presbyterians and Baptists

Peter J. Thuesen

in Predestination: The American Career of a Contentious Doctrine

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195174274
eISBN:
9780199872138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174274.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

This chapter focuses on two Anglo Protestant groups with genetic links to Puritanism: Presbyterians and Baptists. Both are well known in American history for the splits they suffered over revivalism, ... More


Introduction

Thomas J. Christensen

in Worse Than a Monolith: Alliance Politics and Problems of Coercive Diplomacy in Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142609
eISBN:
9781400838813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142609.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines the alliance dynamics of Cold War East Asia during the period 1949–1969, arguing that disunity, lack of coordination, and intra-alliance rivalry increased both the chance that ... More


Introduction

Matthew S. Seligmann

in The Royal Navy and the German Threat, 1901-1914: Admiralty Plans to Protect British Trade in a War Against Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199574032
eISBN:
9780191741432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574032.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter first sets out the current lines of debate over British naval policy before the First World War. The traditional or orthodox school of thought, typified by the works of Arthur Marder, ... More


Introduction

CHRISTOPHER STORRS

in The Resilience of the Spanish Monarchy 1665-1700

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246373
eISBN:
9780191715242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246373.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This introductory chapter critically examines the historiography of Spanish decline in the seventeenth century. It considers the survival of the monarchy in the reign of Carlos II, identifying an ... More


Conclusions

Simon J. Potter

in News and the British World: The Emergence of an Imperial Press System 1876-1922

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199265121
eISBN:
9780191718427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265121.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter aims to apply the revisionist approach to the study of the history of the press as an imperial institution. It examines how certain forces acted to undermine voluntary cooperation during ... More


Conclusion

PETER MARSHALL

in Beliefs and the Dead in Reformation England

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207733
eISBN:
9780191716812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207733.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This concluding chapter emphasises how changing attitudes towards the dead represented a revolution of sensibilities, and led to the creation of new patterns of church life; new forms of public and ... More


Retcon Game: Retroactive Continuity and the Hyperlinking of America

Andrew J. Friedenthal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811325
eISBN:
9781496811363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811325.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book argues that the narrative/world-building technique known as retroactive continuity, often overlooked by literary scholars and media historians alike, has become a naturalized and ubiquitous ... More


Saint Augustine of Hippo: An Intellectual Biography

Miles Hollingworth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199861590
eISBN:
9780199345441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861590.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

St. Augustine was undoubtedly one of the great thinkers of the early church. Yet it has long been assumed—and not without reason—that the main lines of his thought have been more or less fixed since ... More


Yongzheng Dynasty and Totalitarian Nostalgia

Ying Zhu

in TV Drama in China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099401
eISBN:
9789882207646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099401.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines the ideological positioning of the revisionist Qing drama. Yongzheng Dynasty (Yongzheng wangchao, 1999), Kangxi Dynasty (Kangxi wangchao, 2001), and Qianlong Dynasty (Qianlong ... More


Jabotinsky's Use of National Myths in Political Struggles

Ezra Mendelsohn

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on the discussion of the role of political romanticism and national myths in Jabotinsky's youthful weltanschauung (before he became the leader of a political movement), and his ... More


Introduction

Brenda E. Stevenson

in Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195118032
eISBN:
9780199853793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118032.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This Introduction provides a brief background of the life, bonds, and challenges that faced the black slave community in Loudoun. Proponents of slavery claimed that conditions for the creation of a ... More


Introduction

Julian Davies

in The Caroline Captivity of the Church: Charles I and the Remoulding of Anglicanism 1625-1641

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203117
eISBN:
9780191675720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203117.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the presuppositions from which the revisionist historiography originated. It notes that a religious–political dichotomy cannot be equated with a spiritual–secular one. The ... More


Constraints and You

F. M. Kamm

in Morality, Mortality Volume II: Rights, Duties, and Status

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195144024
eISBN:
9780199870998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195144023.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Examines the question of whether it is morally permissible to treat people in ways ruled out by the Principle of Permissible Harm (PPH; this was introduced in Ch. 7 and provides an account of certain ... More


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