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Affirmation, 1949–1953

Simon Morrison

in The People's Artist: Prokofiev's Soviet Years

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195181678
eISBN:
9780199870806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181678.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes Prokofiev's gradual rehabilitation within the Stalinist cultural and political establishment, his successful fulfillment of commissions for pallid works on themes of youth ... More


Of ‘Keeps’ and ‘Concubines’: Rights of Cohabitees under Domestic Violence Act

Brototi Dutta

in Conflict in the Shared Household: Domestic Violence and the Law in India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199489954
eISBN:
9780199095674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489954.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The Supreme Court in its decision in Velusamy v. Patchaiammal limited the scope of ‘relationship in the nature of marriage’ under the PWDVA and interpreted it as co-terminus with ‘common-law ... More


Polygamy and Masculinity in China: Past and Present

Harriet Zurndorfer

in Changing Chinese Masculinities: From Imperial Pillars of State to Global Real Men

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208562
eISBN:
9789888313716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208562.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter traces the relationship of polygamy to masculinity from the Ming-Qing era to the present. It demonstrates how ideals of masculinity shifted from passing the civil service examinations ... More


I was perfectly willing … but still it was hard

Paula Kelly Harline

in The Polygamous Wives Writing Club: From the Diaries of Mormon Pioneer Women

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199346509
eISBN:
9780199346561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199346509.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

First wives Rachel Simmons’ and Mary Jane Tanner’s stories reveal their complicated feelings about polygamy. On the one hand, Rachel and Mary Jane both endured hardships when their husbands courted ... More


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