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Conclusion: Body beyond Weimar: Germany's Athletic Legacy

Erik N. Jensen

in Body by Weimar: Athletes, Gender, and German Modernity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395648
eISBN:
9780199866564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395648.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

The Weimar body has far outlived its namesake. Despite their bluster about traditional female roles, the Nazis actually stepped up the promotion of athletic motherhood. The regime made male ... More


Kant's Teachers in the Exact Sciences

Manfred Kuehn

in Kant and the Sciences

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195133059
eISBN:
9780199786169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133056.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This paper describes the local context of Kant’s scientific education. It provides an informed sense of what Kant’s scientific training was like by presenting each relevant member of the philosophy ... More


“The Whole Nation Is the Army”: The Manpower System

Pesach Malovany IDF (Ret.), Amatzia Baram, Kevin M. Woods, and Ronna Englesberg

in Wars of Modern Babylon: A History of the Iraqi Army from 1921 to 2003

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169439
eISBN:
9780813169514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169439.003.0047
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter deals with the manpower and administrative system in the Iraqi Armed Forces. It describes the Administration Division of the General Staff that was responsible for all manpower matters ... More


Investment in Scientific Research

Khadija Haq (ed.)

in Economic Growth with Social Justice: Collected Writings of Mahbub ul Haq

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199474684
eISBN:
9780199089833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474684.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter assesses the costs and benefits of scientific research and raises questions about the kind of investment that was being undertaken for the promotion of science and technology in South ... More


The Importance of Seeing Correctly

John A. Stempien and John Linstrom (eds)

in The Liberty Hyde Bailey Gardener's Companion: Essential Writings

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501740237
eISBN:
9781501740275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740237.003.0005
Subject:
History, Environmental History

One of Bailey's early essays shows his desire to bring scientific training to gardening, arguing for the importance of correct observation to our experiences of everyday phenomena. He offers a ... More


Postmortem: How Medical Examiners Explain Suspicious Deaths

Stefan Timmermans

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226803982
eISBN:
9780226804002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804002.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

As elected coroners came to be replaced by medical examiners with scientific training, the American public became fascinated with their work. From the grisly investigations showcased on highly rated ... More


“Singoli Stimoli”: Primo Levi's Poetry

Nicholas Patruno

in Answering Auschwitz: Primo Levi's Science and Humanism after the Fall

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233588
eISBN:
9780823241811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233588.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In Levi's full-length essays, the style used is consistently sober, lean, and reflective of a mind guided by reason and civility. He is clear, dispassionate, and accurate in his observations, all of ... More


Some Final Thoughts

Alan Kelly

in How Scientists Communicate: Dispatches from the Frontiers of Knowledge

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190936600
eISBN:
9780197521038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936600.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This short final chapter draws together key conclusions from the preceding chapters to finish the book with some short conclusions. We reflect on the personal characteristics typical of a scientist ... More


Chen-ning Yang: Science and Patriotism

Terry Lautz

in Americans in China: Encounters with the People's Republic

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780197512838
eISBN:
9780197512869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197512838.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

C. N. Yang won the Nobel Prize in physics jointly with T. D. Lee in 1957 and used his fame to advocate for US diplomatic recognition of China. He had come from China to study at the University of ... More


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