in Global Catastrophes
August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .
Chapter. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environmental Science); Natural Disasters (Environment). 7789 words.
‘The Enemy Within’ begins with volcanic super-eruptions and their devastating consequences such as the 1815 eruption of volcano Tambora in Indonesia, and ancient eruptions in Yellowstone,...
in Hollywood's Cold War
September 2007; p ublished online September 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: Film. 13113 words.
This chapter demonstrates that America in the 1940s and 1950s was marked by idealism and creativity as much as fear and risk, motives that mingled in an unprecedented expansion of...
in The Democratic Coup d'État
October 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .
Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Politics. 1084 words.
The armed forces serve as the iron fist of some dictatorships. For several reasons, a military whose primary mission is fighting the political enemy within is in a poor position to serve as...
in The Great War with Germany, 1890-1940
January 1997; p ublished online May 2014 .
Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 31794 words.
The first year of the twentieth century saw the emergence of the new myth of the coming war between Britain and Germany. Two stories, Die Abrechnung mit England and Wehrlos zur Se,...
in A Dictionary of Human Resource Management
January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Resource Management. 99 words.
A description of the National Union of Mineworkers in particular, and militant trade unionism in general, coined by the UK
in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable
January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 74 words.
Margaret Thatcher's characterization of the National Union of Mineworkers, under their leader Arthur Scargill (King Arthur), at the
in Eating Fire
March 2014; p ublished online August 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 24440 words.
Ana María Simo and I exchange deceptively sweet stories about growing up in Kentucky and Cuba. I’m dumbfounded when Ana eventually reveals how the Cuban revolution which had seemed so...
in Politics of Religion in Early Modern France
November 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 10341 words.
This chapter deals with the persistent Jansenist problem. The problem of Jansenism and its successive guises had been intermingled with the histories of France and of Catholicism. In...
in Rise of the Arab American Left
February 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .
Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 8983 words.
This chapter examines the federal government’s violations of Arab Americans’ civil liberties with attention to the Nixon administration’s program Operation Boulder, instituted after the...
in Choosing Terror
June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 14028 words.
This chapter discusses the fight between the Jacobin factions — the Dantonists, the Hébertists, and the Jacobins on the ruling Committees — which culminated in the destruction of both...
in Making a Slave State
April 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .
Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 14320 words.
This chapter illuminates the various ways that black Carolinians stood at the center of South Carolina’s colonial state-building process. It does by first considering the developmental...
in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature
January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 38 words.
(1962), a play by Brian Friel, dealing with the conflict St Columba (Colum Cille) experiences
in The Myth of Evil
June 2006; p ublished online September 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 11838 words.
This chapter explores the insights of psychoanalytic theory in understanding the idea of evil. It begins by exploring the narrative of fear within Gothic literature, where we are terrified...
in The Stranger and the Chinese Moral Imagination
November 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 15792 words.
In the 1960s, a provincial museum converted from the former residence of a local landlord became nationally famous for its ideologically charged exhibitions. Chapter 5 approaches the Liu...
in A High Price
June 2011; p ublished online January 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 7245 words.
This chapter focuses on the Jewish terrorism that has plagued Israel during the period 1967–2000. It begins with an overview of the Jewish Underground's attack on students at the Islamic...
in Journal of Experimental Botany
September 1998; p ublished online September 1998 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.
Ricin, a ribosome-inactivating protein from the seeds of the castor oil plant (Ricinus communis L.) is one of the most potent cell poisons known. It is able to bind and enter most mammalian...
in The Gerontologist
October 2001; p ublished online October 2001 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 1644 words.