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Loyola's Bees: Ideology and Industry in Jesuit Latin Didactic Poetry

Yasmin Haskell

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262849
eISBN:
9780191734588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262849.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This is the first dedicated study of the classical-style, Latin didactic poetry produced by the Society of Jesus in the early modern period. The Jesuits were the most prolific composers of such ... More


Animal Translocations, Genetic Variation, and the Human Settlement of the Pacific

Elizabeth Matisoo-Smith

in Population Genetics, Linguistics, and Culture History in the Southwest Pacific

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195300307
eISBN:
9780199790142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300307.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter presents a complementary genetic approach to population relationships across the Pacific, utilizing information from animals closely affiliated with humans. It describes how the analyses ... More


Case Study: Cuban Missile Crisis: ANALYSIS AND REVIEW

ROBERT V. DODGE

in Schelling's Game Theory: How to Make Decisions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199857203
eISBN:
9780199932597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199857203.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter presents a case study and analysis that serves as a review of ideas presented in the book. This study, particularly its review, may have historical significance as it is based on the ... More


Strategies Defined and Illustrated

ROBERT V. DODGE

in Schelling's Game Theory: How to Make Decisions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199857203
eISBN:
9780199932597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199857203.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter begins with a problem from Schelling's class, namely how to introduce strategic commitment, followed by an answer and an explanation. It outlines four strategies by Schelling that are at ... More


Games with Multiple Equilibria

Scott Barrett

in Environment and Statecraft: The Strategy of Environmental Treaty-Making

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199286096
eISBN:
9780191602832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286094.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explains that some international environmental problems are characterized by multiple equilibria, meaning that more than one outcome can be sustained by the anarchic international ... More


Roosters and Owls: On the Dynamics of the Apocalyptic Curve

Richard Landes

in Heaven on Earth: The Varieties of the Millennial Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753598
eISBN:
9780199897445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753598.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter explores the impact that of anapocalyptic belief in the imminence of the transformation from evil to perfect world, and that belief's inevitable disappointment. It traces the attitudes ... More


Ascribing Thoughts to Nonlinguistic Creatures Toward an Ontology

Jose Luis Bermudez

in Thinking without Words

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195159691
eISBN:
9780199849598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159691.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter explains how a theorist might fix an ontology in a way that will allow the theorist to determine what objects a particular non-language-using creature is capable of thinking about—or, in ... More


The Next Great War?: The Roots of World War I and the Risk of U.S.-China Conflict

Richard N. Rosecrance and Steven E. Miller (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028998
eISBN:
9780262326773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028998.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

A century ago, Europe’s diplomats mismanaged the crisis triggered by the murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, plunging the continent into World War I which killed millions, toppled ... More


Scratching Out a Living: "Latinos, Race, and Work in the Deep South"

Angela Stuesse

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520287204
eISBN:
9780520962392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287204.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

How has Latino immigration transformed the South? In what ways is the presence of these newcomers complicating efforts to organize for workplace justice? This book takes readers deep into ... More


Optocollic Reflexes and Neck Flexion—Related Activity of Flight Control Muscles in the Airflow-Stimulated Pigeon

Dietrich Bilo

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Gaze stabilization in birds is primarily achieved by a stabilization of the head as manifested, for example, by the head bobbing phenomenon. During this particular kind of head movement, forward ... More


Epilogue

John Weber

in From South Texas To the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625232
eISBN:
9781469625256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625232.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the continued importance of this form of labor relations in the years since the 1960s, as South Texas has continued to serve as a model for employers elsewhere eager to avail ... More


Immunophenotyping of Avian Lymphocytes: Implications and Future for Understanding Disease in Birds

Jeanne M. Fair, Kirsten J. Taylor-McCabe, Yulin Shou, and Babetta L. Marrone

in Emerging Avian Disease

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520272378
eISBN:
9780520952201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272378.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus)T-cell populations can be delineated into subsets based on their expression of cell-surface proteins such as cluster of differentiation (CD) cell surface markers. ... More


Respites or Resolutions?: Recurring Crises and the Origins of War

Arthur A. Stein

in The Next Great War?: The Roots of World War I and the Risk of U.S.-China Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028998
eISBN:
9780262326773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028998.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Historians disagree whether World War I represented a “war by design” or a miscalculation, an accident that need not have happened. If the latter, scholars observe that recurrent crises might become ... More


The Cognitive Chicken: Visual and Spatial Cognition in a Nonmammalian Brain

Giorgio Vallortigara

in Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195377804
eISBN:
9780199848461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377804.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The cognitive abilities of species outside of mammalian classes may prove useful and insightful to the study of animal intelligence. In Europe, ... More


You Can’t Eat Tobacco: The Politics of Self-Sufficiency

Adrienne Monteith Petty

in Standing Their Ground: Small Farmers in North Carolina since the Civil War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199938520
eISBN:
9780199367764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938520.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The surprising growth in landownership belied a host of pressures that confronted small farm owners by the early twentieth century, from fluctuating prices, to overproduction, to worldwide depression ... More


Digital 3-D Cinema Begins

Ray Zone

in 3-D Revolution: The History of Modern Stereoscopic Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136110
eISBN:
9780813141183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136110.003.0024
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The release of Chicken Little 3D on November 4, 2005 marks the beginning of digital 3D cinema. Technology used to deliver digital 3D are examined and comments by Phil McNally, stereographer on ... More


The Undruggable RAS Protein

Brent R. Stockwell

in The Quest for the Cure: The Science and Stories Behind the Next Generation of Medicines

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152136
eISBN:
9780231525527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152136.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the challenge of creating effective medicines based on information from disease-causing genes by focusing on the history of the RAS oncoprotein. The RAS oncoprotein is a ... More


Iraq’s Struggle against International Supervision (1991–2003)

Pesach Malovany IDF (Ret.), Amatzia Baram, Kevin M. Woods, and Ronna Englesberg

in Wars of Modern Babylon: A History of the Iraqi Army from 1921 to 2003

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169439
eISBN:
9780813169514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169439.003.0037
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter deals with Iraq’s struggle between the years 1991-2003, against the international supervision by the UN Special Commission (UNSCOM) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that ... More


Baking Powder Today: Post–World War II to the Twenty-First Century

Linda Civitello

in Baking Powder Wars: The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041082
eISBN:
9780252099632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041082.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Baking powder was a revolution and a paradigm shift with Clabber Girl as the uncontested leader and Calumet in second place. Multinational companies like McDonald’s, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Denny’s, ... More


Orienting Graphs

Arthur Benjamin, Gary Chartrand, and Ping Zhang

in The Fascinating World of Graph Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175638
eISBN:
9781400852000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175638.003.0009
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter focuses on oriented graphs and their use to represent a sports tournament where assigning a direction to an edge represents the defeat of one team by another. It first considers the 1941 ... More


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