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Philip Gerard

in Down the Wild Cape Fear: A River Journey through the Heart of North Carolina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602073
eISBN:
9781469608136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602073.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter describes how the author and his team took the journey down the river in stages. The later stages included layovers, and chances to explore the landscape and history surrounding the ... More


“A Damned Lie”

Steven R. Schwankert

in Poseidon: China's Secret Salvage of Britain's Lost Submarine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208180
eISBN:
9789888268429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208180.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

News of Poseidon’s sinking, and commensurate media coverage, was exceptionally swift and comprehensive. Most surprising is not the British public’s reaction to the event or the media’s interest in ... More


Abiding and Escaping

S. P. Mackenzie

in The Colditz Myth: British and Commonwealth Prisoners of War in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199203079
eISBN:
9780191695469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203079.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

The narration of successful escape attempts underlies the success of British prisoner-of-war stories in print and on screen in the post-war decades. Breakouts always involved an element of risk, and ... More


African American Dreams

Jonathan W. White

in Midnight in America: Darkness, Sleep, and Dreams during the Civil War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469632049
eISBN:
9781469632063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632049.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The experience of slavery had an indelible effect on the dreams of black Americans. Some slaves dreamt of escape, or of loved ones who had been sold away. Former slaves sometimes had vivid dreams of ... More


Alexander's Escape from Darius

Dennis R. MacDonald

in Does the New Testament Imitate Homer?: Four Cases from the Acts of the Apostles

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300097702
eISBN:
9780300129892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300097702.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter presents a particularly fascinating imitation of Priam's escape from the Achaean camp, which appears in the Alexander Romance, pseudonymously attributed to Callisthenes, historian to ... More


The Americanization of a European Intellectual

Lawrence J. Friedman and Anke M. Schreiber

in The Lives of Erich Fromm: Love's Prophet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162593
eISBN:
9780231531061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162593.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines how Erich Fromm became involved in progressive causes in America. In 1932, Wilhelm Reich, who, like Fromm, was also attentive to the extreme danger posed by Adolf Hitler, ... More


Any Which Way He Can: From Misty and Harry to High Plains Drifter and The Outlaw Josey Wales

David Sterritt

in The Cinema of Clint Eastwood: Chronicles of America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172011
eISBN:
9780231850711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172011.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the films that Clint Eastwood directed and starred in from the 1970s to early 1980s. His directorial debut Play Misty for Me (1971) features a California disc jockey who is ... More


The Art of Disappearance: Remembering Political Violence in Argentina and Chile

Shohini Chaudhuri

in Cinema of the Dark Side: Atrocity and the Ethics of Film Spectatorship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748642632
eISBN:
9781474408554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642632.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores concerns with memory in films about the disappearances in Chile and Argentina, which encompass thrillers, poetic, performative and animated documentaries, and surreal ... More


Bad Judgment in Good Visibility

Steven R. Schwankert

in Poseidon: China's Secret Salvage of Britain's Lost Submarine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208180
eISBN:
9789888268429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208180.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Waiting to practice a torpedo attack on the surface, HMS Poseidon sits stopped on the surface. A Chinese coastal freighter makes its way northwest, approaching the submarine’s target area. As that ... More


BARE-ION TRANSPORT AT HIGH FIELDS

A.F. Borghesani

in Ions and electrons in liquid helium

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199213603
eISBN:
9780191707421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213603.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter describes the phenomena observed when the drift field is large enough for ions to escape capture by vortex rings. The electric field dependence of the ion drift velocity at high fields ... More


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