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Medieval Islamic Maps: An Exploration

Karen C. Pinto

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226126968
eISBN:
9780226127019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226127019.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

There are hundreds of cartographic images scattered throughout the medieval and early modern Arabic, Persian, and Turkish manuscript collections. The plethora of extant copies produced in a variety ... More


Mapping Chicago, Imagining Metropolises: Reconsidering the Zonal Model of Urban Growth

Elaine Lewinnek

in The Working Man’s Reward: Chicago's Early Suburbs and the Roots of American Sprawl

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199769223
eISBN:
9780199395484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769223.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Many Chicago land speculators, tourists, sociologists, city planners, and city reformers imagined their city as a series of concentric circles, radiating outward like ripples from a pebble dropped in ... More


Spatial coding in the hippocampal formation: input, information type, plasticity, and behaviour

Colin Lever, Francesca Cacucci, Tom Wills, Stephen Burton, Alastair McClelland, Neil Burgess, and John O’Keefe

in The Neurobiology of Spatial Behaviour

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198515241
eISBN:
9780191687914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515241.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter takes an analytical approach to the construction of place fields in order to explore what information the cells receive and from which areas, and how they piece this together to produce ... More


Argument mapping approaches

Stephen Wechsler

in Word Meaning and Syntax: Approaches to the Interface

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199279883
eISBN:
9780191757563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279883.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter describes formal theories and frameworks for capturing the mapping from word meaning to syntactic structure. First, lexical approaches are presented. The development of ... More


Introduction: Ways of Seeing Islamic Maps

Karen C. Pinto

in Medieval Islamic Maps: An Exploration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226126968
eISBN:
9780226127019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226127019.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Chapter One, “Introduction” introduces the reader to the subject of the KMMS Islamic maps: their number, location, language and dates. It presents a quick overview of the objectives and structure of ... More


The Beja in Time and Space

Karen C. Pinto

in Medieval Islamic Maps: An Exploration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226126968
eISBN:
9780226127019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226127019.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Chapter Eight, “The Beja in Time and Space” is the first of two chapters pondering a curious anomaly that occurs in every medieval Islamic map of the world. Located on the eastern flank of Africa is ... More


Deriving the formal ontology of language

Wolfram Hinzen and Michelle Sheehan

in The Philosophy of Universal Grammar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199654833
eISBN:
9780191747977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654833.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

In Chapter 4, we derive formal-ontological distinctions in the objects we refer to in language from the grammatical dynamics in which such acts of reference are configured. The contention is that ... More


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