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Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies.

1. In oral communication, control of the voice so as to produce clear and distinct sounds in speech.

2. (semiotics) Structural levels within semiotic...

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Authority by Articulation

Rebecca Skreslet Hernandez.

in The Legal Thought of Jalal al-Din al-Suyuti

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 14594 words.

Chapters 3 and 4 are intended as a bridge between what al-Suyūṭī has to say about himself as part of his efforts to project authority as the leading scholar of his time and what others say...

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‘Vakil Raj’

Mithi Mukherjee.

in India in the Shadows of Empire

December 2009; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 18923 words.

Chapter 3 discusses how notions of justice, equity, and liberty that were introduced in India by the British Empire in the wake of the 1857 Revolt were mediated by the figure of the...

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The Face That Launched a Thousand Lawsuits

Jessica Lake.

November 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Book. Subjects: History of Law. 320 pages.

The advent of the photographic and cinematic camera in the mid to late 19th century caused new harms to individuals (particularly women), which existing laws (copyright, defamation,...

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John Adams, Constitution Monger

David Thomas Konig.

in Constitutions and the Classics

December 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law; Constitutional and Administrative Law. 13565 words.

This chapter analyses the constitutional thought of John Adams as it responded to the political and social tumult of the Anglo-American imperial crisis of the1770s and then to the practical...

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Perpetual Peace as Irony, as Utopia, and as Politics

Bo Stråth.

in Paradoxes of Peace in Nineteenth Century Europe

February 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; History of Law. 12198 words.

This chapter considers the philosophical and political debate and practice of peace before and during the nineteenth century. The peace idea outlined by Kant and other enlightenment...

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