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Three Hundred Years of the Anglo-Scottish Union

T.M. Devine (ed.)

in Scotland and the Union 1707-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635412
eISBN:
9780748672202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635412.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the Anglo-Scottish Union for three hundred years. The Anglo-Scottish connection has been remarkably stable and indeed rarely questioned by political interests north of the ... More


“How Does Heaven Come to Speak?”: The Contesting Discourse and the Revival of Confucian Death Rituals

Mihwa Choi

in Death Rituals and Politics in Northern Song China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190459765
eISBN:
9780190459796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190459765.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

After the death of emperor Zhenzong, scholar-officials challenged the legitimacy of the Heavenly Text and the cult of the Sacred Ancestor. They argued that because there was no way that Heaven could ... More


The precarious infant brain

David Wastell and Sue White

in Blinded by Science: The Social Implications of Epigenetics and Neuroscience

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447322337
eISBN:
9781447322351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322337.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines how biological thinking is merging with the project of human improvement. It reviews social policies, tracing the ways in which neuroscience has been invoked to relocate a moral ... More


William Wells Brown’s Critical Cosmopolitanism

Martha Schoolman

in Abolitionist Geographies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680740
eISBN:
9781452948744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680740.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter presents a reading of William Wells Brown’s travel narrative “Three Years in Europe” to examine the political and theoretical consequences of the abolitionist ambivalence toward British ... More


Limitation periods

Andrew Burrows

in Remedies for Torts, Breach of Contract, and Equitable Wrongs

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198705932
eISBN:
9780191927294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198705932.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Although, strictly speaking, the law of limitation is separate from the law of remedies, the two are closely connected. Moreover, it has been said to be ‘… trite law that the English Limitation ... More


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