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Kennesaw Mountain: Sherman, Johnston, and the Atlanta Campaign

Earl J. Hess

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602110
eISBN:
9781469608372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469602127_Hess
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

While fighting his way toward Atlanta, William T. Sherman encountered his biggest roadblock at Kennesaw Mountain, where Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Tennessee held a heavily fortified position. The ... More


Asymmetric Killing: Risk Avoidance, Just War, and the Warrior Ethos

Neil C. Renic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198851462
eISBN:
9780191886065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851462.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book offers an engaging and historically informed account of the moral challenge of radically asymmetric violence—warfare conducted by one party in the near-complete absence of physical risk, ... More


Income Tax Evasion, Medicare Fraud, Organized Crime, Environmental Disputes, and Bankruptcy

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter deals with income tax evasion, including beginning discussion of the high-profile Wesley Snipes prosecution. The chapter then turns to Medicare fraud prosecutions. The changing nature of ... More


Extralimital

Alison Világ

in When Birds Are Near: Dispatches from Contemporary Writers

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750915
eISBN:
9781501750939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750915.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter reflects on the author's experience as a guide of St. Paul Tour in Alaska's Pribilof Islands. During the two springs that the author guided there, he saw wood sandpipers — Eurasia's ... More


Introduction

in John Clare and the Place of Poetry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311635
eISBN:
9781846315381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311635.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about English poet John Clare's poetry and its place in the literary culture of his time. The chapters in this volume provide an ... More


The Place of Poetry

in John Clare and the Place of Poetry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311635
eISBN:
9781846315381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311635.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines John Clare's creative transformations of religious writing and the Psalms in one of his finest poems, To the Snipe. It discusses the religious language of the poem and traces ... More


Military Sniping

Neil C. Renic

in Asymmetric Killing: Risk Avoidance, Just War, and the Warrior Ethos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198851462
eISBN:
9780191886065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851462.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the asymmetry-challenge of military sniping. It first provides a historical overview of the practice, beginning with early forms of ranged killing and concluding with the ... More


Conclusion

Neil C. Renic

in Asymmetric Killing: Risk Avoidance, Just War, and the Warrior Ethos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198851462
eISBN:
9780191886065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851462.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter revisits the main contentions of the book. This will commence with an overview of the significance and implications of the moral challenge of radical asymmetry. The broader ... More


East Africa

Kaushik Roy

in Indian Army and the First World War: 1914-18

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199485659
eISBN:
9780199093939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485659.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

In 1914 at the Battle of Tanga, the Indian troops performed badly because of inadequate training and hardware. After Tanga, mainly dispersed small actions rather than decisive great battles ... More


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