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Inducing Breach of Contract

Hazel Carty

in An Analysis of the Economic Torts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199546749
eISBN:
9780191594946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546749.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The classic form of this tort, as featured in Lumley v Gye, involves the defendant persuading the claimant's contract partner to contract breach. Subsequently courts accepted varieties of this tort, ... More


Neural Mechanisms Underlying Visual Motion Detection in Birds

Douglas R. Wylie and Andrew N. Iwaniuk

in How Animals See the World: Comparative Behavior, Biology, and Evolution of Vision

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195334654
eISBN:
9780199933167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334654.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents a detailed account of how the pigeon brain detects moving objects, derives depth information from motion parallax, and perceives self-motion. All of these functions are ... More


Accessories

Robert Stevens

in Torts and Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199211609
eISBN:
9780191705946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211609.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The rule in Lumley v Gye is best explained on the basis that contractual rights carry with them a secondary right good against the rest of the world that they do not induce its infringement. The ... More


Whole-genome analysis of pathogen evolution

Julian Parkhill

in Evolution in Health and Disease

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780199207466
eISBN:
9780191728167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207466.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Whole-genome sequences for many bacterial species have initiated a new era of analysis. Horizontal gene exchange may be the dominant mechanism of adaptation. Bacterial chromosomes can be divided into ... More


Accessorizing the Body: Habits of Being I

Cristina Giorcelli and Paula Rabinowitz (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675784
eISBN:
9781452946337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675784.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The first in the four-part series, this book charts the social, cultural, and political expression of clothing as seen on the street and in museums, in films and literature, and in advertisements and ... More


Fashioning the Nineteenth Century: Habits of Being 3

Cristina Giorcelli and Paula Rabinowitz (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687466
eISBN:
9781452948683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687466.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This volume is dedicated to clothes and accessories donned in the 19th century in Europe and in the US. This volume also addresses the question of fashion as it became known and practiced by most ... More


Praedial Servitudes

Kenneth G C Reid

in Mixed Jurisdictions Compared: Private Law in Louisiana and Scotland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638864
eISBN:
9780748651443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638864.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

There is much that is similar or the same in the law of praedial servitudes in Scotland and Louisiana, but there are also significant points of difference. This chapter is organized as follows. ... More


After the Humanities

Marjorie Garber

in Loaded Words

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823242047
eISBN:
9780823242085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242047.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Since the sixteenth century, the humanities have been considered as the branch of “learning or literature concerned with human culture,” and have been under persistent critique from some quarters for ... More


Our Job Is to Create Beauty: A Personal Memoir of La Perla

Anna Masotti

in Fashioning the Nineteenth Century: Habits of Being 3

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687466
eISBN:
9781452948683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687466.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Anna Masotti, granddaughter of the woman who started La Perla, details the history of the company, including inspirations and descriptions of materials used and La Perla’s philosophy.


Florence

Beryl Korot

in Fashioning the Nineteenth Century: Habits of Being 3

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687466
eISBN:
9781452948683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687466.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter gives background information about the Beryl Korot’s inspiration for her poem “Florence.” The author discusses Florence Nightingale and the different modes of media she uses for her art, ... More


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