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The Spectrum of Tradition and Modernism

David L. McMahan

in The Making of Buddhist Modernism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195183276
eISBN:
9780199870882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183276.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter charts a variegated continuum between traditionalist and modernist Buddhists by providing five composite profiles of Buddhists: a British “Buddhist sympathizer,” a traditional Thai ... More


Josephus and Greek Literature in Flavian Rome

Christopher P. Jones

in Flavius Josephus and Flavian Rome

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199262120
eISBN:
9780191718533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262120.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the ways in which Josephus’ rhetorical style of historical writing was influenced by other Greek writers in the Flavian period. It is somewhat difficult to locate such writers ... More


The Jewish Diaspora in Graeco‐Roman Antiquity

Tessa Rajak

in Translation and Survival: The Greek Bible of the Ancient Jewish Diaspora

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199558674
eISBN:
9780191720895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558674.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter portrays the Jewish diaspora communities of the Graeco-Roman age. They were the milieu which the Greek Bible served and where it was developed, revised, and completed. Once again, ... More


Going West: Soviet “Cultural” Operations Abroad

Michael David-Fox

in Showcasing the Great Experiment: Cultural Diplomacy and Western Visitors to the Soviet Union, 1921–1941

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199794577
eISBN:
9780199932245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794577.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the outposts and activities of Soviet cultural diplomacy in Western countries in the 1920s. It argues that Weimar Germany became the most important testing ground for the Soviet ... More


Race and Religion in American Buddhism: White Supremacy and Immigrant Adaptation

Joseph Cheah

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199756285
eISBN:
9780199918874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756285.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In Race and Religion in American Buddhism: White Supremacy and Immigrant Adaptation, the author maintains that while race is often bracketed in the works on American Buddhism, the issues concerning ... More


Maurice among the Unitarians

David Young

in F. D. Maurice and Unitarianism

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263395
eISBN:
9780191682520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263395.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

This chapter focuses on the Unitarians and Unitarian sympathizers that greatly influenced and shaped the thoughts and career of F.D. Maurice. In this chapter, the influences of Henry Solly, James ... More


Hollywood's Blacklists: A Political and Cultural History

Reynold Humphries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624553
eISBN:
9780748651153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624553.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

‘Are you now or have you ever been a member of the Communist Party?’ That question was asked repeatedly during the anti-Communist investigations of the House Committee on un-American Activities ... More


Eyewitnesses and ‘I’ Witnesses – Journalists in Spain

David Deacon

in British News Media and the Spanish Civil War: Tomorrow May Be Too Late

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627486
eISBN:
9780748651368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627486.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter describes the attitudes, actions, and experiences of the foreign correspondents that covered the war directly. It starts by exploring the configuration of the news net in Spain during ... More


Liberal Clubs

Matt Cole

in Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats: Unfinished Business

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082535
eISBN:
9781781702024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082535.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter focuses on Richard Wainwright's views on Liberal Clubs. Wainwright believed that the institution of the local Liberal Clubs nourished the Liberal Party's roots in the community during ... More


Fiction and Adventure Narratives: Romantic Foreigners and Native Romances

Margaret J. M. Ezell

in The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645-1714: The Later Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198183112
eISBN:
9780191847158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198183112.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Commonwealth publishers actively promoted the sales of fictions, including translations from continental authors and new English titles. Romances were frequently associated with royalist sympathies


What Shall Be the Moral to Young Kentuckians? Civil War Memorial Activity in the Commonwealth, 1865–1895

Anne E. Marshall

in Creating a Confederate Kentucky: The Lost Cause and Civil War Memory in a Border State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834367
eISBN:
9781469603834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899366_marshall.8
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter highlights the importance of the Fourth of July 1865 to the divided populace of Kentucky. It was a day that reflected the fractures of the previous four years. Confederate sympathizer ... More


The Sympathizers

Christopher W. Schmidt

in The Sit-Ins: Protest and Legal Change in the Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226522302
eISBN:
9780226522586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226522586.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explains why the lunch counter sit-in movement gained such substantial support from varied sources and considers the different ways this support was expressed. White college students in ... More


Anticipation: September 1917

E. Douglas Bomberger

in Making Music American: 1917 and the Transformation of Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190872311
eISBN:
9780190872342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872311.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

In fall 1917, military rhetoric entered many realms of American life, including music. Orchestras and concert series publicized tentative programs for the coming season as new European works became ... More


Surveillance and the Purge

Ewing Mahoney

in MI5, the Cold War, and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198818625
eISBN:
9780191859564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818625.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores the so-called civil service ‘purge procedure’ announced in 1948. The purge procedure is important because it both empowered and potentially contained MI5. It empowered MI5 not ... More


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