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Thoreau and the Language of Trees

Richard Higgins and Robert D. Richardson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294042
eISBN:
9780520967311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294042.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Thoreau and the Language of Trees is the first in-depth study of Thoreau’s passionate engagement with trees and his writing about them. It explores his keen eye for trees as a naturalist, his ... More


The Seven Cities of Delhi and the Patterns of Policing

O.P. Mishra

in Policing Delhi: Urbanization, Crime, and Law Enforcement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075950
eISBN:
9780199080892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075950.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter provides a detailed description of the seven cities of Delhi and the different patterns of policing throughout the history of Delhi. It begins with a brief study of the historical ... More


Breaking the Ties That Bound: The Politics of Marital Strife in Late Imperial Russia

Barbara Alpern Engel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449512
eISBN:
9780801460692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449512.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Russia's Great Reforms of 1861 were sweeping social and legal changes that aimed to modernize the country. In the following decades, rapid industrialization and urbanization profoundly transformed ... More


Should We Criminalize HIV Transmission?

Rebecca Bennett

in The Criminal Justice System and Health Care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228294
eISBN:
9780191711343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228294.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter analyses the criminalization of disease transmission by considering whether the convictions we have witnessed, since 2003, for reckless transmission of HIV during consensual sexual ... More


The Rightful Domain of the Criminal Law

Charles A. Erin

in The Criminal Justice System and Health Care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228294
eISBN:
9780191711343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228294.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides a lay perspective on the law, and constitutes a plea for consistency in the law, or, at the very least, a plea for reasonable explanation and resolution of why the ... More


Reaching across the Abyss

Daniel W. Crofts

in Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery: The Other Thirteenth Amendment and the Struggle to Save the Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627311
eISBN:
9781469627335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627311.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter Seven describes how the constitutional amendment’s supporters—conciliatory Republicans and antisecession Southerners—tried to make common cause. This chapter profiles seven key House members ... More


Crises of Conscience

Brian R. McEnany

in For Brotherhood and Duty: The Civil War History of the West Point Class of 1862

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160627
eISBN:
9780813165479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160627.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

During the summer of 1860, political campaigns, the split in the Democratic Party, and sectionalism further increased tensions between cadets. As a result of the election of Lincoln and initial ... More


“When Shall We Meet Again?”

Brian R. McEnany

in For Brotherhood and Duty: The Civil War History of the West Point Class of 1862

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160627
eISBN:
9780813165479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160627.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter begins with the graduation of the June Class of 1861 (Custer’s class). Tully McCrea and his classmates have been advanced two years in forty-five days and are now the new first class. ... More


Person

Lindsay Farmer

in Making the Modern Criminal Law: Criminalization and Civil Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199568642
eISBN:
9780191801945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568642.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter looks at patterns of criminalization in the area of offences against the person. It looks at the development of the law in the context of the ‘civilizing offensive’ against violent ... More


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