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A Culture of Conspiracy: Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America

Michael Barkun

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238053
eISBN:
9780520939721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238053.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

What do UFO believers, Christian millennialists, and right-wing conspiracy theorists have in common? It is well known that some Americans are obsessed with conspiracies. The Kennedy assassination, ... More


Quantifying Abundance: Density and Cover

Steven N. Murray, Richard F. Ambrose, and Megan N. Dethier

in Monitoring Rocky Shores

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247284
eISBN:
9780520932715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247284.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Most rocky intertidal zone field studies require quantification of abundance, of either individual species or other taxonomic units of the investigator's choice. Data indicating species abundances ... More


Quantifying Abundance: Biomass

Steven N. Murray, Richard F. Ambrose, and Megan N. Dethier

in Monitoring Rocky Shores

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247284
eISBN:
9780520932715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247284.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Species abundances in rocky intertidal zones are generally expressed as numerical density or counts as cover. Occasionally, however, the goals of a sampling program require that the biomass of rocky ... More


Plotting and Other People’s Possessions

Joseph Roisman

in The Rhetoric of Conspiracy in Ancient Athens

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247871
eISBN:
9780520932913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247871.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines the use of plotting and conspiracy in disputed inheritance and cases involving people's possessions in ancient Athens. It explains that plots to appropriate possessions are ... More


Legal Plots and Traps

Joseph Roisman

in The Rhetoric of Conspiracy in Ancient Athens

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247871
eISBN:
9780520932913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247871.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter focuses on legal plots and traps in the oratorical corpus in ancient Athens. It explains that plots aiming to defeat a legal action or to ensnare a rival in a legal trap were almost as ... More


Foreign and Domestic Plotters

Joseph Roisman

in The Rhetoric of Conspiracy in Ancient Athens

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247871
eISBN:
9780520932913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247871.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter focuses on allegations of foreign and domestic plotting in ancient Athens. It explains that the accusation of being an agent of a foreign power seems to have been commonplace among ... More


Conspiracy Theories, Ancient and Modern

Joseph Roisman

in The Rhetoric of Conspiracy in Ancient Athens

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247871
eISBN:
9780520932913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247871.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the rhetoric of conspiracy among Attic orators. It argues that accusations and fears of political plots should be viewed in the ... More


“harlem Renaissance Man” Revisited: The Politics of Race and Class in Still's Late Career

Catherine Parsons Smith

in William Grant Still: A Study in Contradictions

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215429
eISBN:
9780520921573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215429.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter studies the politics of race and class during Still's late career. It discusses Still's outspoken anticommunism. It proposes that his anticommunism and acceptance of the “plot theory” ... More


My Brother’s Wedding (1983)

James Naremore

in Charles Burnett: A Cinema of Symbolic Knowledge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520285521
eISBN:
9780520960954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285521.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This color film has a double plot involving a young man in Watts who works in his family’s dry-cleaning store and who fails to fulfill two commitments he has made. He promises to serve as best man at ... More


Hydraulic Rating and Habitat Simulation Methods

Angela H. Arthington

in Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273696
eISBN:
9780520953451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273696.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Hydraulic rating methods define the relationship between flow volume (discharge) and the amount and type of habitat provided during the passage of flow along a stream channel. Methods include wetted ... More


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