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History as Racial Struggle: The Clash of Civilizations between East and West in Antiquity

Johann Chapoutot

in Greeks, Romans, Germans: How the Nazis Usurped Europe's Classical Past

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520275720
eISBN:
9780520966154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275720.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter illustrates the National Socialist vision of history, in which the class conflict of material determinism was replaced by the racial conflict of biological determinism. Here, social ... More


The Feminist Novel

Mary Eagleton

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 7: British and Irish Fiction Since 1940

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198749394
eISBN:
9780191869754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749394.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter defines ‘the feminist novel’ as a novel produced within an awareness of contemporary feminist debates, but by no means promoting any party line. It focuses on three particular concerns ... More


(Re)writing History: Revival of the Declining Creole Nation and Transatlantic Ties

Jacqueline Couti

in Dangerous Creole Liaisons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383018
eISBN:
9781781384046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383018.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This coda concisely illustrates how during the 1840s–1850s (a period comprising the July Monarchy and the Second Republic [1848–1852]) and in the aftermath of the 1848 abolition of slavery, ... More


Introduction

Julia V. Douthwaite

in The Frankenstein of 1790 and Other Lost Chapters from Revolutionary France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226160580
eISBN:
9780226160634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226160634.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Between 1789 and 1804, when Napoleon triumphantly declared the Revolution’s end, over 1,200 novels were published, announcing the new shapes of literature to come. The emergence of stylistic ... More


A new kind of Shintō

Richard Bowring

in In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early—Modern Japan, 1582-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198795230
eISBN:
9780191836534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795230.003.0018
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter is an in-depth treatment of the life and work of Hirata Atsutane, who developed the ideas of Norinaga into a movement that had religious overtones. He rewrote Japanese history for the ... More


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