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A Short Report on the Preliminary Results from the Study of the Mammal and Bird Bone Assemblages from Dichin

C. JOHNSTONE

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter summarizes the results of a preliminary study of the mammal and bird bone assemblages from Dichin, Bulgaria. It briefly describes the species identified and offers some tentative ... More


Clearances and Removals

Colin G. Calloway

in White People, Indians, and Highlanders: Tribal People and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195340129
eISBN:
9780199867202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340129.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Beginning in the late 18th century and accelerating in the first half of the 19th century thousands of Highlanders were pushed off their lands to make way for commercial sheep farming. Many migrated ... More


Pasture, Sheep, Wool, and People

Christopher Dyer

in A Country Merchant, 1495-1520: Trading and Farming at the End of the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199214242
eISBN:
9780191740954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214242.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

This chapter shows how sheep were kept and wool produced in a thinly populated countryside, with some flocks kept on specialized pastures, including the sites of abandoned villages, while others ... More


Responding to Pressure at the Turn of the Fifteenth Century

David Stone

in Decision-Making in Medieval Agriculture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247769
eISBN:
9780191714818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247769.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The profitability of direct cultivation at Wisbech was severely reduced in the late 14th and early 15th centuries as agricultural prices fell and wages rose. But unlike many other landlords, who ... More


Livestock

M. E. Turner, J. V. Beckett, and B. Afton

in Farm Production in England 1700-1914

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208044
eISBN:
9780191716577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208044.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Farming is not only about crop production, it is also about raising and marketing animals both directly as meat and indirectly through their by-products, milk, wool, eggs. This chapter uses the same ... More


Aggressive Interrogation and Retributive Justice: A Proposed Psychological Model

Avani Mehta Sood and Kevin M. Carlsmith

in Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737512
eISBN:
9780199918638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737512.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The use of aggressive interrogation techniques on terrorism suspects is typically justified on utilitarian grounds. This chapter presents evidence that those who support such techniques are actually ... More


The Herds Shot Round the World: Native Breeds and the British Empire, c. 1800-1900

Rebecca J. H. Woods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469634661
eISBN:
9781469634678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634661.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

As Britain industrialized in the early nineteenth century, animal breeders faced the need to convert livestock into products while maintaining the distinctive character of their breeds. Thus they ... More


Introduction

Elvin Hatch

in Respectable Lives: Social Standing in Rural New Zealand

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520074729
eISBN:
9780520911437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520074729.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This book is about a small, sheep-farming community on the South Island of New Zealand, and its central argument is that the local system of social standing and conceptions of self are grounded in ... More


The Historical Pattern

Elvin Hatch

in Respectable Lives: Social Standing in Rural New Zealand

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520074729
eISBN:
9780520911437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520074729.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The farms were devoted exclusively to feeding the small local population, but by the early 1850s, land was being put to a new commercial use. The local food market expanded over time as New Zealand's ... More


Sheep, Hay, and Rushes

Ronald Hutton

in The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205708
eISBN:
9780191676758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205708.003.0031
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Around the important ecclesiastical, municipal, and popular ceremonies of June were undertaken a pair of major tasks in agriculture, which in some districts were so central to the economy that they ... More


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