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Pleistocene Warming and Extinctions

Eric Post

in Ecology of Climate Change: The Importance of Biotic Interactions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148472
eISBN:
9781400846139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148472.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter explores the dynamics of plant and animal species and species assemblages during the Earth's most recent period of rapid warming to garner insights into the potential consequences of ... More


Monetary Circulation in Ancient Tokharistan

EDVARD RTVELADZE

in After Alexander: Central Asia before Islam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263846
eISBN:
9780191734113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263846.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the archaeological evidence concerning the monetary circulation in ancient Tokharistan. The findings describe the highly complex and uninterrupted development of monetary ... More


Case Study: Evaluating the Effects of Grazing and Soil Characteristics on Plant Diversity

Thomas J. Stohlgren

in Measuring Plant Diversity: Lessons from the Field

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172331
eISBN:
9780199790395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172331.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Paired-plot designs are commonly used to compare the effects of fire, grazing, or other disturbances. Plots are placed in treated (or disturbed) and untreated (or control) sites, and measured ... More


Past and future patterns of freshwater mussel extinctions in North America during the Holocene

Wendell R. Haag

in Holocene Extinctions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199535095
eISBN:
9780191715754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535095.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Past human impacts on the riverine ecosystems of North America remain poorly understood. This continent is home to the world's most diverse freshwater mussel fauna, but mussels are particularly ... More


Voicetracks: Attuning to Voice in Media and the Arts

Norie Neumark

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036139
eISBN:
9780262339834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036139.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Moved by Aboriginal or Indigenous understandings of tracks, Norie Neumark’s Voicetracks seeks to deepen understandings of voice through listening to a variety of media and contemporary art works from ... More


The Obama-Joker: Assembling a Populist Monster

Emmanuelle Wessels and Mark Martinez

in The Joker: A Serious Study of the Clown Prince of Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462388
eISBN:
9781626746831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462388.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Moving from the realm of cinema and sequential art to that of politics, Emmanuelle Wessels and Mark Martinez consider the Joker’s expediency as a symbol in the Tea Party’s protest efforts against ... More


Almost Nothing: Observations on precarious practices in contemporary art

Anna Dezeuze

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719088575
eISBN:
9781526120717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088575.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book proposes a new reading of contemporary art between 1958 and 2009 by sketching out a trajectory of ‘precarious’ art practices. Such practices risk being dismissed as ‘almost nothing’ because ... More


The Composition of Isaiah 56: 1–8 and 65–6

Jacob Stromberg

in Isaiah After Exile: The Author of Third Isaiah as Reader and Redactor of the Book

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199593910
eISBN:
9780191595707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593910.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines the formation of 56:1–8 and 65–66, asking whether each constitutes a redactional assemblage or an original composition. The analysis shows that Isaiah 56:1–8, rather than being ... More


Making policy move: Towards a politics of translation and assemblage

John Clarke, Dave Bainton, Noémi Lendvai, and Paul Stubbs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313366
eISBN:
9781447313410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313366.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Responding to the increasing interest in the movement of policies between places, sites and settings, this timely book presents a critical alternative to approaches centred on ideas of policy ... More


Concrete Revolution: Large Dams, Cold War Geopolitics, and the US Bureau of Reclamation

Christopher Sneddon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226284316
eISBN:
9780226284453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226284453.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The construction of tens of thousands of large dams across the planet’s surface brought about one of the largest biophysical transformations of the twentieth century and has irrevocably altered ... More


The Melancholy Assemblage: Affect and Epistemology in the English Renaissance

Drew Daniel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251278
eISBN:
9780823252701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251278.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book considers melancholy as an “assemblage,” as a network of dynamic, interpretive relationships between persons, bodies, texts, spaces, structures, and things. In doing so, it parts ways with ... More


Political Spirituality of Cesar Chavez: Crossing Religious Borders

Luis D. León

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520283688
eISBN:
9780520959484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283688.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book is a mythology—not a history or a biography—inasmuch as the author’s interest is in tracing the myths Chavez created about himself and those told about him, paying particular attention to ... More


Introduction

Donald R. Strong and Valerie Behan-Pelletier

in Soil Ecology and Ecosystem Services

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199575923
eISBN:
9780191774843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575923.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter provides an overview of the main themes covered in Section 3. The six chapters of this section explore patterns of biodiversity at scales, from rhizosphere, to soil samples, to plot, to ... More


What's These Worlds Coming To?

Jean-Luc Nancy and Aurélien Barrau

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263332
eISBN:
9780823266326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263332.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Our contemporary challenge, according to this book, is that a new world has quietly cropped up on us and is, in fact, already here. We no longer live in a world, but in worlds. We do not live in a ... More


Large Dams, Technopolitics, and Development

Christopher Sneddon

in Concrete Revolution: Large Dams, Cold War Geopolitics, and the US Bureau of Reclamation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226284316
eISBN:
9780226284453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226284453.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Large dams, brought into being through a combination of technological prowess, engineering expertise and political-economic calculation, have radically altered humanity’s relationship with planetary ... More


Fragments and Assemblages: Forming Compilations of Medieval London

Arthur Bahr

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924915
eISBN:
9780226924922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924922.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book expands the ways in which we interpret medieval manuscripts, examining the formal characteristics of both physical manuscripts and literary works. Specifically, it argues that manuscript ... More


Scalar Analysis of Early Nineteenth-Century Household Assemblages: Focus on Communities of the African Atlantic

Matthew Reeves

in Beyond the Walls: New Perspectives on the Archaeology of Historical Households

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061559
eISBN:
9780813051468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061559.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Recent research on early nineteenth-century slave households at James Madison’s Montpelier in Virginia has focused on comparative household assemblage analysis on a number of levels, including the ... More


Neglected Places of Practice

Robert A. Beauregard

in Planning Matter: Acting with Things

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226297255
eISBN:
9780226297422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297422.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter situates the micro-politics of planning in the places in which practice occurs. Using a case study of the attempted siting of a sanitary landfill in Iowa (USA), it argues that the places ... More


Distributed Morality

Robert A. Beauregard

in Planning Matter: Acting with Things

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226297255
eISBN:
9780226297422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297422.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter uses the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans in 2005 to address the extent to which planners have responsibility for structural injustices. A discussion of ethnical ... More


Somewhere in the city

Des O’Rawe

in Regarding the Real: Cinema, documentary, and the visual arts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099663
eISBN:
9781526104137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099663.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In Joseph Cornell’s New York films from the 1950s, documentary forms shift between realism and symbolism, materiality and mystery. This chapter emphasizes several converging critical contexts for the ... More


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