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The Rise of the Fiscal State in Europe c.1200–1815

Richard Bonney (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204022
eISBN:
9780191676093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204022.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This book builds up a comprehensive analysis of the fiscal history of Europe over six centuries. It forms a fundamental starting-point for an understanding of the distinctiveness of the emerging ... More


The Acquisition of Musical Performance Expertise: Deconstructing the ‘Talent’ Account of Individual Differences in Musical Expressivity

John Sloboda

in Exploring the Musical Mind: Cognition, emotion, ability, function

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198530121
eISBN:
9780191689741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530121.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

An apparently almost irresistible popular line of explanation for this general lack of musical accomplishment in the population is the invocation of the presence or absence of ‘musical talent’. John ... More


The Battle of Britain on Screen: 'The Few' in British Film and Television Drama

S.P. Mackenzie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623891
eISBN:
9780748651276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623891.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines the origins, development and reception of the major dramatic screen representations of ‘The Few’ in the Battle of Britain produced over the past seventy years. It explores both ... More


Communications Under the Seas: The Evolving Cable Network and Its Implications

Bernard Finn and Daqing Yang (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012867
eISBN:
9780262255059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012867.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

By the end of the twentieth century, fiber-optic technology had made possible a worldwide communications system of breathtaking speed and capacity. This network is the latest evolution of ... More


Technical Innovation: The Fifties and Sixties

Norris Pope

in Chronicle of a Camera: The Arriflex 35 in North America, 1945-1972

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037412
eISBN:
9781621039280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037412.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The design of the Arriflex 35 remained largely unchanged up until the manufacture of the final Arriflex IIC in 1979. Additional technical developments continued, however, improving the camera’s ... More


New Horizons in Synthesis and Signal Processing Software

Peter Manning

in Electronic and Computer Music

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144840
eISBN:
9780199849802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144840.003.0021
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Over the years, electronic and computer music has embraced a steadily expanding repertory of synthesis and signal processing technologies. An important factor in shaping the course of these ... More


Lord Hankey's Inquiry into SIS and MI5, 1940

Nige West and Oleg Tsarev

in TRIPLEX: Secrets from the Cambridge Spies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123470
eISBN:
9780300156416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123470.003.0032
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Lord Hankey's inquiry into SIS and MI5. Hankey discusses the basic areas of secret intelligence. He explains that not only had activity increased sharply within these areas, ... More


Investing in new technologies

Dieter Helm

in The Carbon Crunch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300186598
eISBN:
9780300188646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186598.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explains that new technologies are required and that hence, R&D has to be a major element of climate change strategy. The new and emerging technologies may enable us to address the ... More


A synthesis of animal movement across scales

Lars-Anders Hansson, Susanne Åkesson, Christer Brönmark, Ben B. Chapman, Anders Hedenström, Johan Hollander, Christoffer Johansson, Miriam Liedvogel, Åke Lindström, Max Lundberg, Rachel Muheim, Jan-Åke Nilsson, Henrik G. Smith, Glenn P. Svensson, and Helena Westerdahl

in Animal Movement Across Scales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199677184
eISBN:
9780191785696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677184.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

This chapter aims at synthesizing the knowledge presented in the chapters of the book’s three sections by addressing evolutionary compromises, dispersal, gene flow, and assisted movements. How ... More


For God and Kaiser: The Imperial Austrian Army, 1619-1918

Richard Bassett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300178586
eISBN:
9780300213102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178586.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book presents an account of the Habsburg army. The text shows how the Imperial Austrian Army, time and again, was a decisive factor in the story of Europe, the balance of international power, ... More


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