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Introduction

William T. Cavanaugh

in The Myth of Religious Violence: Secular Ideology and the Roots of Modern Conflict

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195385045
eISBN:
9780199869763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385045.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

The introduction to the book gives an overview of the general argument that the myth of religious violence does not correspond to fact, but is a central legitimating narrative of Western secularism. ... More


The Establishment of the Company of the West

Antoin E. Murphy

in John Law: Economic Theorist and Policy-maker

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286493
eISBN:
9780191596674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828649X.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The first issue of shares in 1717 is discussed. This chapter includes a tabular representation of all the Company's share issues between 1717 and 1720.


 Dharma Transmission in Theory and Practice

William M. Bodiford

in Zen Ritual: Studies of Zen Theory in Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195304671
eISBN:
9780199866861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304671.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 9 provides an example of ritual transformation in the movement of Zen from one culture to another. After describing dharma transmission in East Asia by highlighting the theme of the family ... More


Beyond Antagonizing Settlers: On Demonized Muslims and Vilified Jews

Joyce Dalsheim

in Unsettling Gaza: Secular Liberalism, Radical Religion, and the Israeli Settlement Project

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751204
eISBN:
9780199895014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751204.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The case of antagonizing settlers in Israel resonates with the appearance of broader divisions between liberalism and religiosity, in particular with representations of a stark division between Islam ... More


Zen Ritual: Studies of Zen Theory in Practice

Steven Heine and Dale S. Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195304671
eISBN:
9780199866861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304671.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Zen Ritual: Studies of Zen Theory in Practice contains nine articles by prominent scholars about a variety of topics including Zen rituals kinhin and zazen, and covers rituals from the early Chan ... More


Training And Training Issues

Harriet P. Lefley

in Family Psychoeducation for Serious Mental Illness

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340495
eISBN:
9780199863792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340495.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Children and Families

McFarlane continues to train in multi-family family psychoeducation (FPE) but training has been implemented to a greater extent in Europe than in the US. In the European Commission Study of ... More


From Black Caviar to Blackouts: Gender, Consumption, and Lifestyle in Ceauşescu’s Romania

Jill Massino

in Communism Unwrapped: Consumption in Cold War Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199827657
eISBN:
9780199950461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827657.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter offers a historical analysis of the gender implications of consumption in postwar Romania. As Jill Massino explores, Romania as elsewhere in the Bloc, experienced “liberalization” in the ... More


The Bartlet Administration and Contemporary Populism in NBC's The West Wing

J. Elizabeth Clark

in The Contemporary Television Series

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619009
eISBN:
9780748671168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619009.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

NBC's The West Wing was a television serial drama that focused on the fictional American president Josiah Bartlet (played by Martin Sheen). A deeply intellectual president, Bartlet eschewed the ... More


The Clash of Civilizations

Manlio Graziano

in Holy Wars and Holy Alliance: The Return of Religion to the Global Political Stage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231174626
eISBN:
9780231543910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174626.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyses the clash-of-civilization concept as a possible tool of US foreign policy after the fall of the USSR.


Epilogue

Erik J. Hammerstrom

in The Science of Chinese Buddhism: Early Twentieth-Century Engagements

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231170345
eISBN:
9780231539586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170345.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Summarizes the findings of the study by discussing similarities and differences between the arguments made by Chinese Buddhists in the early twentieth century and those laid out in a contemporary ... More


Material Harmony: The Quest for Quality in Socialist Bulgaria, 1960s–1980s

Rossitza Guentcheva

in Communism Unwrapped: Consumption in Cold War Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199827657
eISBN:
9780199950461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827657.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The commodities produced and sold in the socialist countries of Central and Eastern Europe were notorious for their low quality, inferiority and poor standards. Blaming the command economy, scholars ... More


Stories of Modernity: Planetary Scale in the Longue Durée

Susan Stanford Friedman

in Planetary Modernisms: Provocations on Modernity Across Time

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231170901
eISBN:
9780231539470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170901.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The chapter argues that the Western metanarrative of its own invention of modernity after 1500 is an ideological formation developed to justify its imperial designs. Drawing on concepts of scale and ... More


Introduction

Isidore Cyril Cannon

in Public Success, Private Sorrow: The Life and Times of Charles Henry Brewitt-Taylor (1857-1938), China Customs Commissioner and Pioneer Translator

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099616
eISBN:
9789882207301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099616.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Several specialists in Chinese recognize Charles Henry Brewitt-Taylor as the translator who provided the only full English version of the San Kuo chih Yen-i entitled Romance of the Three Kingdoms. ... More


Educating Carlyle’s Orphans: Space, 1884–88

Ciaran Brady

in James Anthony Froude: An Intellectual Biography of a Victorian Prophet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199668038
eISBN:
9780191748677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668038.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

The hostile reaction to the biography of Carlyle troubled Froude deeply—not only because of the personal abuse he suffered, but because it seemed to prevent him from communicating with the broader ... More


Crossing the River: 1849–1850

Joan D. Hedrick

in Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096392
eISBN:
9780199854288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096392.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Memories of Charley Stowe's death may have been intensified by the presence of her wet nurse. “Irish Catharine” gets little mention in Harriet Beecher Stowe's letters and is sent away as soon as her ... More


Dominating Knowledge: Development, Culture, and Resistance

Frédérique Apffel Marglin and Stephen A. Marglin (eds)

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198286943
eISBN:
9780191684531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286943.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic Systems

This book addresses the role of knowledge in economic development and in resistance to development. It questions the conventional view that development is the application of superior knowledge to the ... More


Of Humans and Nature in Documentary: The Logic of Capital in West of the Tracks and Blind Shaft

Ban Wang

in Chinese Ecocinema: In the Age of Environmental Challenge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090866
eISBN:
9789882206724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090866.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on two films, West of the Tracks (2000) and Blind Shaft (2003), which exemplify China's problems in economic development and environmental degradation. It first examines the ... More


. A Good Man With a Gun

Matthew Carter

in Myth of the Western: New Perspectives on Hollywood's Frontier Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748685585
eISBN:
9780748697038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685585.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first chapter begins by discussing the terms by which the classical Western has been analysed: the promotion of the myth of the West, the substitution of myth for history, and the promotion of ... More


Can Secularism Travel?

Charles Taylor

in Beyond the Secular West

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231170802
eISBN:
9780231541015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170802.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Charles Taylor discusses the applicability of his book A Secular Age to the world outside the West.


Critical Interventions in Caribbean Politics and Theory

Brian Meeks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461213
eISBN:
9781626740679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461213.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book reflects on Caribbean politics, particularly radical politics and ideologies in the postcolonial era. The book also explains the peculiarities of the contemporary neoliberal period while ... More


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