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Historical Supernovae and their Remnants

F. Richard Stephenson and David A. Green

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198507666
eISBN:
9780191709876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507666.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This book reviews both the historical observations of supernovae (SNe) seen in our Galaxy over the last two millennia — and recorded in East Asia (China, Japan, Korea) as ‘guest stars’, Europe and ... More


Not a Country of Immigration: Germany

Christian Joppke

in Immigration and the Nation-State: The United States, Germany, and Great Britain

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295402
eISBN:
9780191599576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295405.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates the reasons why immigration to Germany continued after the 1973 ban on recruiting guest workers, despite official declarations that Germany was ‘not a country of ... More


From Postnational Membership to Citizenship: Germany

Christian Joppke

in Immigration and the Nation-State: The United States, Germany, and Great Britain

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295402
eISBN:
9780191599576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295405.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Analysis of German immigration policy shows the limits to which immigrants can be assimilated without granting them citizenship. Non‐citizen status becomes especially problematic for second‐ and ... More


Future Prospects

F. Richard Stephenson and David A. Green

in Historical Supernovae and their Remnants

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198507666
eISBN:
9780191709876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507666.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The main emphasis in this brief chapter is the prospect of uncovering further reports of potential SNe in the history of Europe, East Asia, the Arab lands, India, and Babylon. Possible further ... More


Intercalation complexes

Frank H. Herbstein

in Crystalline Molecular Complexes and Compounds: Structures and Principles

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198526605
eISBN:
9780191712142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526605.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

The pristine host materials of intercalation complexes consist of two-dimensional sheets, successive sheets being linked by van der Waals interactions. Within the sheets, the constituent atoms are ... More


Fearing Foreignness

Konrad H. Jarausch

in After Hitler: Recivilizing Germans, 1945-1995

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195127799
eISBN:
9780199869503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195127799.003.09
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter reflects on the difficulties of immigration, both of ethnic Germans and of foreigners, that, be it in the form of guest-workers or asylum seekers, are creating a multiethnic society in ... More


Charles Darwin in Cape Town November, 2000

Roger S. Levine

in A Living Man from Africa: Jan Tzatzoe, Xhosa Chief and Missionary, and the Making of Nineteenth-Century South Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125214
eISBN:
9780300168594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125214.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on Cape Town's auspicious guest so deserving of commemoration: Charles Darwin. Darwin sailed into Cape Town while on one of the most famous voyages in history. During the first ... More


Herodotus’ Proteus: Myth, History, Enquiry, and Storytelling

Mathieu de Bakker

in Myth, Truth, and Narrative in Herodotus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199693979
eISBN:
9780191745324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693979.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines Herodotus' reshaping of Proteus to fit his historiographical narrative. By staging Proteus as king of Egypt in the Histories Herodotus breaks with the mythological tradition of ... More


Epilogue

James A. W. Heffernan

in Hospitality and Treachery in Western Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300195583
eISBN:
9780300206845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300195583.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This epilogue summarizes the reasons why treacherous hospitality is everywhere in Western literature. It explains what happens to the rituals of hospitality, including the worst that hosts and guests ... More


From Dilemma to Dualization: Social and Migration Policies in the “Reluctant Countries of Immigration”

Patrick Emmenegger and Romana Careja

in The Age of Dualization: The Changing Face of Inequality in Deindustrializing Societies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797899
eISBN:
9780199933488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797899.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Western European governments face a dilemma. On the one hand, their immigrant population is growing. On the other hand, the public opposes large-scale immigration and wants to restrict immigrants’ ... More


Defiant Workers: Race, Sexuality, and the Political Visions of Braceros

Mireya Loza

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469629766
eISBN:
9781469629780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629766.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In this book, Mireya Loza sheds new light on the private lives of migrant men who participated in the Bracero Program (1942-1964), a binational agreement between the United States and Mexico that ... More


Reciprocity, Relationship, and Revenge

Rachel Sherman

in Class Acts: Service and Inequality in Luxury Hotels

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247819
eISBN:
9780520939608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247819.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter analyzes the imperative of worker subordination as it plays out in worker-guest interactions and relationships. Building on the finding that guests treat workers quite well, the chapter ... More


Guest Workers and Resistance to U.S. Corporate Despotism

Immanuel Ness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036279
eISBN:
9780252093371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036279.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book thoroughly investigates the use of guest workers in the United States, the largest recipient of migrant labor in the world. The book argues that the use of migrant labor is increasing in ... More


Hospitality among the Populace

Felicity Heal

in Hospitality in Early Modern England

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217633
eISBN:
9780191678257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217633.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes hospitality among the general population. Unlike previously in this book, the customs, traditions, and practices of the populace (masses) is the primary focus of the chapter. ... More


Introduction

F. Richard Stephenson and David A. Green

in Historical Supernovae and their Remnants

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198507666
eISBN:
9780191709876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507666.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This introductory chapter provides a background to the study of historical supernovae (SNe): both in relation to the extant sources of observations and the types of information that they contain. ... More


Sources Of Historical Records of Galactic SNe

F. Richard Stephenson and David A. Green

in Historical Supernovae and their Remnants

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198507666
eISBN:
9780191709876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507666.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter considers the sources of reports of temporary stars that rate as potential SNe. Special attention is given to the history of new stars (often called ‘guest stars’) of East Asia (China, ... More


The SN of AD 1181

F. Richard Stephenson and David A. Green

in Historical Supernovae and their Remnants

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198507666
eISBN:
9780191709876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507666.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

No SNe are known to be recorded in history for nearly 400 years prior to AD 1572. Several independent observations of SN 1181 are reported in the histories of South China, North China (then a ... More


Probable and Possible SNe Before AD 1000

F. Richard Stephenson and David A. Green

in Historical Supernovae and their Remnants

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198507666
eISBN:
9780191709876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507666.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Before AD 1000, most records of stationary new stars are very brief. Reliable descriptions of these objects are found only in Chinese history. Three of the most plausible SN candidates were observed ... More


New Stars Which Were Not SNe

F. Richard Stephenson and David A. Green

in Historical Supernovae and their Remnants

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198507666
eISBN:
9780191709876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507666.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

In addition to the SN candidates discussed in previous chapters, several ‘guest stars’ recorded in East Asian history were kept in view for at least three months. However, it is demonstrated here ... More


Born Out of Place: Migrant Mothers and the Politics of International Labor

Nicole Constable

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282018
eISBN:
9780520957770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282018.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Born Out of Place focuses on the largely invisible and easily overlooked topic of babies born to migrant worker mothers. Such a focus brings to light the flaws and unintended consequences of ... More


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