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The Earls and the Monasteries of Mercia

Stephen Baxter

in The Earls of Mercia: Lordship and Power in Late Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230983
eISBN:
9780191710940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230983.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the connections between the Leofwinesons and several monasteries in Mercia, which were remarkable in both quantity and intensity. The family was responsible for the foundation ... More


From Polybius to the Parthenon: Religion, Art, and Plunder

Jonathan Williams

in Imperialism, Cultural Politics, and Polybius

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600755
eISBN:
9780191738791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600755.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

One particular passage of Polybius (9.10) has come to play a recurring role in contemporary legal literature and public debate on the law and practice of cultural property protection in time of war. ... More


Stealing Home: Looting, Restitution, and Reconstructing Jewish Lives in France, 1942-1947

Shannon L. Fogg

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787129
eISBN:
9780191829192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787129.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Between 1942 and 1944, the Germans sealed and completely emptied at least 38,000 Parisian apartments. The majority of the furnishings and other household items came from “abandoned” Jewish apartments ... More


The Destruction of Evidence

in Criminals and Victims

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762526
eISBN:
9780804777599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762526.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The existence of evidence creates an incentive for criminals to destroy or spoliate that evidence to avoid the risks of detection and punishment. Criminal evidence destruction is a behavior that ... More


The Protection of Quasi-Possession in South African Law

Descheemaeker Eric

in The Consequences of Possession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748693641
eISBN:
9781474400930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693641.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Property law in South Africa is strongly based on Roman law, where a strict divide between ownership and possession was followed. In South Africa possession is protected by the mandament van spolie ... More


Rescue and Self-Interest: PROTECTING PROPERTY TO SAVE PEOPLE?

Florent Le Bot

in Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333493
eISBN:
9780190235628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333493.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the relationship between rescuing property and rescuing people, with particular emphasis on the disjunction between self-interest and rescue. It assesses the importance of ... More


POP Art: The Optical Poetics of Publilius Optatianus Porfyrius

Michael Squire

in The Poetics of Late Latin Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199355631
eISBN:
9780199355655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355631.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores one of Late Antiquity’s most maligned artists: Publilius Optatianus Porfyrius (“Optatian”). Optatian’s works resonate against earlier Hellenistic traditions of picture-poetry ... More


Conclusion: Coming to Terms with the Past

Shannon L. Fogg

in Stealing Home: Looting, Restitution, and Reconstructing Jewish Lives in France, 1942-1947

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787129
eISBN:
9780191829192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787129.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter summarizes the main ideas of the book. Focusing on Paris, a major center of both looting and Jewish life during and after the Second World War, the book reveals the importance of looking ... More


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