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Dimorphism in the hartebeest

Isabella Capellini

in Sex, Size and Gender Roles: Evolutionary Studies of Sexual Size Dimorphism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208784
eISBN:
9780191709036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208784.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Sexual selection often favours sexual size dimorphism (SSD) in body size and fighting structures, since large males with massive weaponry achieve high reproductive success. However, sexual selection ... More


The Examples of Obligations Erga Omnes Given by the International Court in its Dictum: (c) Protection from Slavery

MAURIZIO RAGAZZI

in The Concept of International Obligations Erga Omnes

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298700
eISBN:
9780191707513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298700.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Slavery and the slave trade, once accepted practices in international society, have become unlawful and are now prohibited erga omnes. The study of significant decisions from the 19th century (in the ... More


The North American Pronghorn

George C. Frison

in Survival by Hunting: Prehistoric Human Predators and Animal Prey

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231900
eISBN:
9780520927964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231900.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the pronghorn antelopes in North America during the prehistoric period. The fossil record of antilocaprids in North America extends back into the Miocene with forms ... More


The Frigate Captain

Colin Pengelly

in Sir Samuel Hood and the Battle of the Chesapeake

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033136
eISBN:
9780813038780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033136.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the career of Samuel Hood as frigate captain. It suggests that this position brought Hood to one of the most active and successful phases of his professional career in the Royal ... More


Bovidae

Alan W. Gentry

in Cenozoic Mammals of Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257214
eISBN:
9780520945425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257214.003.0038
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Bovidae contain the cattle, sheep, goats, and antelopes. The word “antelope” is used for bovids outside Europe, mostly in Africa, or not domesticated before Carl Linnaeus' lifetime. It does not ... More


Hands across the Ocean: Slavery and Sociability

David Simpson

in Romanticism and the Question of the Stranger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922355
eISBN:
9780226922362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922362.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

George Keate’s account of the voyage of the East India Company ship Antelope, under the command of Captain Henry Wilson, provides a brief example of a conversational relationship between strangers. ... More


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