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 The Procession with the Trident (Triśūljātrā)

Axel Michaels

in Siva in Trouble: Festivals and Rituals at the Pasupatinatha Temple of Deopatan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195343021
eISBN:
9780199866984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343021.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The Procession with the Trident (Triśūljātrā) is centre‐stage of this chapter that describes and analyzes this event during which children are symbolically impaled on a trident and transported upon ... More


PENTAD GROUP 23+12 · (L 3(2) × Sym5)

A. A. Ivanov

in The Fourth Janko Group

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198527596
eISBN:
9780191713163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527596.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This chapter discusses the geometric subgroup at level 2 of the modified amalgam G, known as the pentad group, which has a rather complicated structure. The structure can be described in terms of the ... More


The Restoration of Nuclear Collaboration

Ian Clark

in Nuclear Diplomacy and the Special Relationship: Britain's Deterrent and America, 1957–1962

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273707
eISBN:
9780191684067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273707.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the public mind, the Anglo-American special nuclear relationship is associated with the supply of delivery systems from the Thor to the Trident missile. It is the succession of agreements to ... More


Rapt Attention

Andrew Dell'Antonio

in Listening as Spiritual Practice in Early Modern Italy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520269293
eISBN:
9780520950108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269293.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the connection between the various uses of the concept of affetto in the discourse on preaching, the visual arts, and musical practice, particularly in the evocation and ... More


The End of Détente

Thomas K. Robb

in Jimmy Carter and the Anglo-American 'Special Relationship'

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474407014
eISBN:
9781474430944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407014.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

With the Soviet Union’s invasion of Afghanistan in December 1979, superpower détente broke down. With it came a hardening of U.S. foreign policy towards Moscow. Efforts to implement a series of ... More


Defence and Security

Colin Fleming

in Debating Scotland: Issues of Independence and Union in the 2014 Referendum

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198789819
eISBN:
9780191831492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198789819.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Defence and security are central to the sovereign state but played a marginal role in the debates on Scottish independence before the referendum and during the campaign, being less prominent than ... More


Trident Replacement/Renewal: From ‘New Labour’ to the Coalition Government

John Baylis and Kristan Stoddart

in The British Nuclear Experience: The Roles of Beliefs, Culture and Identity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198702023
eISBN:
9780191771682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702023.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 10 brings the story up to date by looking at the evolution of British nuclear policy during the Blair, Brown, and Cameron governments. During this period the tensions between contributing to ... More


Fault Lines

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Harry Hopkins's role as chief intermediary between Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin in an effort to repair U.S.-Soviet relations during World War II. In the weeks ... More


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