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Middlemen in a Peasant Community: Vegetable Marketing in Indonesia

Yujiro Hayami and Toshihiko Kawagoe

in Communities and Markets in Economic Development

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199241019
eISBN:
9780191601217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241015.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses how peasant entrepreneurs develop their trade by taking advantage of the village community relationships, based on a field study of vegetable marketing in Indonesia. It covers ... More


Capital, Saving and Credit among Indigenous Rice Farmers and Immigrant Vegetable Farmers in Hong Kong’s New Territories: ([1964] 2007)*

Marjorie Topley

Jean DeBernardi (ed.)

in Cantonese Society in Hong Kong and Singapore: Gender, Religion, Medicine and Money

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028146
eISBN:
9789882206663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028146.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on master farmers growing rice or vegetables as principal crops. Specialization in vegetable-growing is largely the concern of immigrants, while indigenous farmers, that is ... More


The Monastic Diet

Miranda Threlfall-Holmes

in Monks and Markets: Durham Cathedral Priory 1460-1520

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253814
eISBN:
9780191719813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253814.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Food was the largest single category of expenditure for Durham Cathedral Priory. This chapter analyses what was purchased under this heading. There are sections on the provisioning infrastructure of ... More


Ascetic Eucharists: Food and Drink in Early Christian Ritual Meals

Andrew McGowan

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198269724
eISBN:
9780191683770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269724.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The early Eucharist has usually been seen as sacramental eating of token bread and wine in careful or even slavish imitation of Jesus and his earliest disciples. In fact the evidence suggests great ... More


Evaluating the Success of Cuban Urban Agriculture

Sinan Koont

in Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037578
eISBN:
9780813042114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037578.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

One obviously important outcome of urban agriculture is the production and distribution of foodstuffs to the population. By far the most successful subprogram of urban agriculture is in the ... More


Complementary Therapies

Edzard Ernst

in Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199216420
eISBN:
9780191730306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216420.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines the integration of complementary therapies in palliative care. It explains that there is encouraging evidence suggesting that several therapies that might be considered as ... More


The Western Chinese City

M. A. Aldrich

in The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097773
eISBN:
9789882207585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097773.003.0039
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter tours the Western Chinese City. It begins by walking south of the Zheng Yang Gate towards the commercial and entertainment district of Old Peking called the Great Bamboo Fence. The House ... More


Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer

Paul Brennan, Lorelei Mucci, and Hans-Olov Adami

in Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311174
eISBN:
9780199865093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311174.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Many important risk factors for oral cancer have been elucidated. Tobacco in its many forms is perhaps the most important risk factor, both because of its strong relationship with the disease and ... More


Stomach Cancer

Olof Nyrén and Hans-Olov Adami

in Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311174
eISBN:
9780199865093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311174.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Stomach cancer is the second most common cancer worldwide. Considerable knowledge about potentially causal factors has been gathered during the past few decades. Helicobacter pylori, the strongest ... More


Pancreatic Cancer

Anders Ekbom and Dimitrios Trichopoulos

in Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311174
eISBN:
9780199865093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311174.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Cancer of the pancreas is slightly more common among men than women. Survival rarely exceeds six months. Trends in pancreatic cancer incidence in developed countries are slightly declining. The ... More


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