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The British Prime Minister: The British Prime Minister: Much More Than ‘First Among Equals’

Richard Heffernan and Paul Webb

in The Presidentialization of Politics: A Comparative Study of Modern Democracies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199252015
eISBN:
9780191602375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252017.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Reviews a wide range of evidence to demonstrate three things. First, election campaigns have become more candidate-centered, with parties offering leaders greater prominence in their election ... More


Tudor Precursors

Antoinina Bevan Zlatar

in Reformation Fictions: Polemical Protestant Dialogues in Elizabethan England

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604692
eISBN:
9780191729430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604692.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter takes nine dialogues published in the reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI and Mary I, and determines the extent of their influence on the Elizabethan publications. We meet Hans Sachs, ... More


The Revolving Nature of the Social: Primal Hordes and Crowds Without Qualities

Stefan Jonsson

in Crowds and Democracy: The Idea and Image of the Masses from Revolution to Fascism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164788
eISBN:
9780231535793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164788.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter argues that an understanding of Freud's Massenpsychologie und Ich-Analyse and the historical influences that shaped it is indispensable if we want to know what was meant by “the masses” ... More


Collective Vision: A Matrix for New Art and Politics

Stefan Jonsson

in Crowds and Democracy: The Idea and Image of the Masses from Revolution to Fascism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164788
eISBN:
9780231535793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164788.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines interwar discourse on the masses as expressed through various art forms, literary genres, and performing arts. It considers works such as Hungarian artist László Moholy-Nagy's ... More


Introducing the Masses: Vienna, 15 July 1927

Stefan Jonsson

in Crowds and Democracy: The Idea and Image of the Masses from Revolution to Fascism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164788
eISBN:
9780231535793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164788.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter describes an incident that occurred on July 15, 1927 in Vienna, Austria, to set the stage for a discussion of the concept of “the mass”. On this day, a protest march organized by workers ... More


Crowds and Democracy: The Idea and Image of the Masses from Revolution to Fascism

Stefan Jonsson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164788
eISBN:
9780231535793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164788.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Spanning aesthetics, cultural studies, intellectual history, and political theory, this volume unpacks the significance of the shadow agent known as “the masses” during a critical period of European ... More


A Communal Bookstore

Shakhar Rahav

in The Rise of Political Intellectuals in Modern China: May Fourth Societies and the Roots of Mass-party Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199382262
eISBN:
9780190238971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199382262.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History, Political History

After cultivating their moral selves in the Mutual Aid Society, Yun and his circle now founded an organization that aimed to embody their ideals and help propagate them in society. The Benefit the ... More


Modernism against Fashion

R. S. Koppen

in Virginia Woolf, Fashion and Literary Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638727
eISBN:
9780748651917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638727.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter considers Wyndham Lewis's position against fashion. It notes that in Lewis's cultural critique, fashion is used as a mass discourse that means the end of mind and its common-sense grasp ... More


Epilogue Epilogue Verdict on Non-Cooperation

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0021
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the concept of non-cooperation, which was the subject of one of Gandhi’s main programmes. It first conveys the astonishment of British officials with regard to the ... More


The Flea from Tangier

Christoph Irmscher

in Max Eastman: A Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300222562
eISBN:
9780300227758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222562.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Max Eastman secretly marries the brilliant activist and artist Ida Rauh (1877–1970), who introduces him to socialism. A honeymoon trip takes the couple to Europe, where an annoying flea Max picks up ... More


Coda: Remnants of Weimar

Stefan Jonsson

in Crowds and Democracy: The Idea and Image of the Masses from Revolution to Fascism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164788
eISBN:
9780231535793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164788.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This Coda summarizes the book's main themes and presents some final thoughts. This book has engaged critically with the idea and image of the masses in interwar European culture, focusing on Germany ... More


Critical Writings (1931–1940)

Howard Pollack

in Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199791590
eISBN:
9780199949625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791590.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter summarizes Blitzstein’s writings from the 1930s, which form the bulk of his criticism, and which increasingly tend toward Marxist perspectives. He wrote many of these articles for Modern ... More


From Societies to Party

Shakhar Rahav

in The Rise of Political Intellectuals in Modern China: May Fourth Societies and the Roots of Mass-party Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199382262
eISBN:
9780190238971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199382262.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History, Political History

This chapter follows Yun Daiying as he experimented with different organizations, including his own version of a pro-Bolshevik organization called the Mutual Preservation Society (Gongcun she), and ... More


Platonism for the Masses: On the Sacred Cement Shoes of Paul the Apostle

Ward Blanton

in A Materialism for the Masses: Saint Paul and the Philosophy of Undying Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166911
eISBN:
9780231536455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166911.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book explores the political economies of Western cultural memory in relation to the apostle Paul, imagined founder of Christianity. Focusing on the “afterlives” of Saint Paul in relation to more ... More


Coordinates

Hans Ringström

in On the Topology and Future Stability of the Universe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680290
eISBN:
9780191760235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680290.003.0013
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, Geometry / Topology

In Chapter 13, we introduce conventions concerning local coordinates on the mass shell. Moreover, we express the natural measure on the mass shell in terms of local coordinates. Finally, we discuss ... More


We Were Beautiful Gods

Christoph Irmscher

in Max Eastman: A Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300222562
eISBN:
9780300227758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222562.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter is devoted to Max Eastman’s tempestuous relationship with the radical actress Florence Deshon (Florence Danks, 1893–1922). On behalf of the People’s Council of America for Democracy and ... More


Max Eastman: A Life

Christoph Irmscher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300222562
eISBN:
9780300227758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222562.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The definitive biography of radical activist, poet, editor, and public intellectual Max Eastman (1883–1969), based on unrestricted access to the Eastman family archive. Considered one of the “hottest ... More


Gravitational, Inertial, and Motional Effects

Helmut Rauch and Samuel A. Werner

in Neutron Interferometry 2nd Edn: Lessons in Experimental Quantum Mechanics, Wave-Particle Duality, and Entanglement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198712510
eISBN:
9780191780813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712510.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

The first experiment in which gravity and quantum mechanics play simultaneous important roles was carried out by Colella, Overhauser, and Werner (COW). This and subsequent versions of this experiment ... More


Conclusion: New Beginnings

Ward Blanton

in A Materialism for the Masses: Saint Paul and the Philosophy of Undying Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166911
eISBN:
9780231536455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166911.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book has explored some of the ways that the apostle Paul appears as a Jewish partisan or sectarian whose singular project alternately failed and passed away before its being simultaneously ... More


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