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A Natural History of Infixation

Alan C. L. Yu

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279388
eISBN:
9780191707346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279388.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This book presents a cross-linguistic study of the phenomenon of infixation, typically associated in English with words like nullim-bloody-possiblenull, and found in all the world's major linguistic ... More


The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Alexandra Barahona De Brito, Carmen Gonzalez Enriquez, and Paloma Aguilar (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The book explores how new democracies face an authoritarian past and past human rights violations, and the way in which policies of truth and justice shape the process of democratization. Eighteen ... More


The longevity and resilience of the Amazon rainforest

Mark Maslin

in Tropical Forests and Global Atmospheric Change

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567066
eISBN:
9780191717888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567066.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter highlights and explains the impressive story of the persistence of the Amazonian rainforest throughout the Cenozoic. Palaeoclimate and palaeoecological records suggest that the Amazon ... More


Savannahs

Bryan Shorrocks

in The Biology of African Savannahs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198570660
eISBN:
9780191717680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570660.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter introduces savannahs and looks at their distribution worldwide. It examines the general climatic and physical conditions that produce them. It briefly looks at the Llanos of the Orinoco ... More


Evolution of agrourban cultures: III Africa, Europe, and the Americas

Denis J. Murphy

in People, Plants and Genes: The Story of Crops and Humanity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199207145
eISBN:
9780191708893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207145.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

From 8,000-5,500 BP, the African Sahara was a centre for domestication of millets and sorghum. Agriculture in the region was extinguished following a sustained drought after 5,450 BP, but may have ... More


Historical Biogeography of Neotropical Freshwater Fishes

James Albert (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268685
eISBN:
9780520948501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268685.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The fish faunas of continental South and Central America constitute one of the greatest concentrations of aquatic diversity on Earth, consisting of about 10% of all living vertebrate species. This ... More


Post-War Planning on the Periphery: Anglo-American Economic Diplomacy in South America, 1939–1945

Thomas C. Mills

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748643882
eISBN:
9780748676699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643882.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The dominant theme of Anglo-American economic diplomacy during the Second World War was an attempt by the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration to promote a multilateral system, based on equality of ... More


Deforestation

David Beresford-Jones

in The Lost Woodlands of Ancient Nasca: A Case-study in Ecological and Cultural Collapse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264768
eISBN:
9780191754005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264768.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The loss of riparian woodland recorded in the archaeological and geomorphological records of the basins of the lower Ica Valley is but one early part of a larger and still ongoing history of the ... More


Concordia Mundi

Zvi Ben‐Dor Benite

in The Ten Lost Tribes: A World History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307337
eISBN:
9780199867868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307337.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the search for the ten tribes in the Americas. It shows how the possibility to find the tribes in the Americas was “there” even before the discovery of the Americas ” through ... More


Northern South America: Magdalena and Maracaibo Basins

Douglas Rodríguez-Olarte, José Iván Mojica Corzo, and Donald C. Taphorn Baechle

in Historical Biogeography of Neotropical Freshwater Fishes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268685
eISBN:
9780520948501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268685.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter examines the small, local, river fish faunas in the Magdalena and Maracaibo basins in Northern South America (NSA). It analyzes species richness and distribution patterns of the ... More


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