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Plant Diversity of an Andean Cloud Forest: Inventory of the Vascular Flora of Maquipucuna, Ecuador

Grady Webster

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098305
eISBN:
9780520915930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098305.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Based on work spanning a decade, this study of the Maquipucuna area on the western slopes of the Andes discusses the climate, vegetation, ecological relationships, and flora, and emphasizes the ... More


Imperial Ladies

Julia Bush

in Women Against the Vote: Female Anti-Suffragism in Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199248773
eISBN:
9780191714689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248773.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Both suffragists and anti-suffragists laid claim to the mantle of empire. This chapter outlines the general imperial contours of the suffrage debate, and examines male definitions of an imperialist ... More


Conversion Arguments: Land Use Regulation

N. Scott Arnold

in Imposing Values: Liberalism and Regulation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195374964
eISBN:
9780199871490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374964.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter articulates arguments for and against the regulatory regimes implicit in the Endangered Species Act (on endangered flora and fauna) and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (wetlands ... More


Travels on the St. Johns River

John Bartram and William Bartram

Thomas Hallock and Richard Franz (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062259
eISBN:
9780813051949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062259.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Travels on the St. Johns River presents writings by pioneering American naturalists John Bartram and William Bartram during their exploration of Florida in the second half of the eighteenth century. ... More


… And I who am still a woman woven … !

Flora Devatine

in Huihui: Navigating Art and Literature in the Pacific

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838959
eISBN:
9780824869496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838959.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter presents the poem …And I who am still a woman woven…! by Flora Devatine, translated into English by Jean Anderson.


Introduction

Nancy E. McIntyre

in Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199563562
eISBN:
9780191774713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563562.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This section deals with ecology of cities, with an emphasis on processes that affect the biodiversity of flora and vegetation in urban environments. Adopting an explicitly taxonomic-centred view, it ... More


Spatial Ecology: The Effects of Habitat Patch Size, Shape, and Isolation on Ecological Processes

Susan Harrison

in Serpentine: The Evolution and Ecology of a Model System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268357
eISBN:
9780520948457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268357.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter reviews all the available studies that address effects of the size and isolation of serpentine outcrops on ecology of their flora and fauna, and compares the findings with predictions ... More


Out of Bounds: Anglo-Indian Literature and the Geography of Displacement

Alan Johnson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834838
eISBN:
9780824871529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834838.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book focuses on the crucial role that conceptions of iconic colonial Indian spaces—jungles, cantonments, cities, hill stations, bazaars, clubs—played in the literary and social production of ... More


Twentieth-Century Defences

Richard J. Garrett

in The Defences of Macau: Forts, Ships and Weapons over 450 years

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099937
eISBN:
9789882206809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099937.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the military defenses of Macau during the twentieth century. During this period, the Portuguese continued trying to expand their Macau territory and the military also expanded ... More


When will I be content with my words? When will I sound out my poem words?

Flora Devatine

in Huihui: Navigating Art and Literature in the Pacific

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838959
eISBN:
9780824869496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838959.003.0025
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter presents Flora Devatine’s poem “When will I be content with my words? When will I sound out my poem words?,” translated into English by Jean Anderson. The poem is a meditation on writing ... More


On Her Own Terms: Annie Montague Alexander and the Rise of Science in the American West

Barbara Stein

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227262
eISBN:
9780520926387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227262.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

At a time when women could not vote, and very few were involved in the world outside the home, Annie Montague Alexander (1867–1950) was an intrepid explorer, amateur naturalist, skilled markswoman, ... More


The Protection of Biodiversity and Fisheries Management: Issues Raised by the Relationship between CITES and LOSC

Erik Franckx

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The negotiations leading up to the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) focused mainly on the fishery issue inside the 200 nautical mile limit, with the creation of the totally ... More


The New Biography: Performing Femininity in Nineteenth-Century France

Jo Burr Margadant (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221406
eISBN:
9780520935310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221406.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book looks at the life stories of eight famous women in nineteenth-century France who became public figures even though they lived in a society that did not encourage women to speak out ... More


Hawaii–“My Only Real Home”

Barbara R. Stein

in On Her Own Terms: Annie Montague Alexander and the Rise of Science in the American West

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227262
eISBN:
9780520926387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227262.003.0025
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter studies the love Alexander had for Hawaii, and the effect the Second World War had on the activities of Alexander and Kellogg. It describes the women's usual annual cycle of activity, ... More


The Switch to Botany

Barbara R. Stein

in On Her Own Terms: Annie Montague Alexander and the Rise of Science in the American West

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227262
eISBN:
9780520926387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227262.003.0026
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses Alexander and Kellogg's shift from collecting birds and small mammals to collecting plants. It stresses that Alexander did not abandon her museums; rather, she just stopped ... More


Napoleon of the Pen

Cecelia Tichi

in Jack London: A Writer's Fight for a Better America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622668
eISBN:
9781469625065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622668.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Jack London's early childhood, family life, education, and career. London was born in 1876, coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the signing of the American Declaration of ... More


Van der Dussen's Report on the Brazilian Territories. Sugar Production. Brazilian Flora and Fauna.

Caspar van Baerle

in The History of Brazil under the Governorship of Count Johan Maurits of Nassau, 1636–1644

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036649
eISBN:
9780813041599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036649.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter recounts the findings of a report of the Brazilian territories, including fauna and flora, trade, and government issues. It also goes into great detail about sugar production in Brazil, ... More


“Playing the Princess”: Flora Tristan, Performance, and Female Moral Authority during the July Monarchy

Susan Grogan

in The New Biography: Performing Femininity in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221406
eISBN:
9780520935310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221406.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the early nineteenth century, philosophers and moralists increasingly emphasized the differentiation between sexes, and between the social roles they should play and the social spheres they ... More


Steward's Fork: A Sustainable Future for the Klamath Mountains

James Agee

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251250
eISBN:
9780520933798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251250.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book explores northwest California's magnificent Klamath Mountains—a region which boasts a remarkable biodiversity, a terrain so rugged that significant landscape features are still being ... More


Stories of women and mothers: gender and nationalism in the early fiction of Flora Nwapa

Elleke Boehmer

in Stories of Women: Gender and Narrative in the Postcolonial Nation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068782
eISBN:
9781781701898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068782.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Mother figures bulk large in nationalist imaginings. Although they perhaps hold different sentiments and ideals in this regard, the figure of the common national mother is, significantly, one to ... More


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