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Lament

David R. Foster (ed.)

in Hemlock: A Forest Giant on the Edge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300179385
eISBN:
9780300186772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179385.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

The hemlock woods at the Harvard Forest are filled with scientific apparatus to monitor threats similar to the one that killed chestnut trees. The forest, the soils, and the streams are all gauged ... More


The Race to the Summit, September 1971–May 1972

Craig Daigle

in The Limits of Detente: The United States, the Soviet Union, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1969-1973

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300167139
eISBN:
9780300183344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167139.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on Richard Nixon's shocking revelations that had profound international implications. Nixon had a flair for the dramatic. Although he made most of his decisions in solitude on ... More


Oxford, c. 1571 Rumors

Peter C. Mancall

in Hakluyt's Promise: An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110548
eISBN:
9780300135275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110548.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes the community inhabited by Hakluyt during his formative years. Ample evidence of this community survives today: many of the buildings he walked through survive today; most of ... More


A Childhood That Was Rarely Happy

Joan C. Tonn

in Mary P. Follett: Creating Democracy, Transforming Management

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300096217
eISBN:
9780300128024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300096217.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

Mary P. Follett did not always have a happy childhood. Her mother, Elizabeth Curtis Baxter, belonged to the seventh generation of Baxters born in America. After fleeing religious persecution in ... More


Hemlock as a Foundation Species

David R. Foster

in Hemlock: A Forest Giant on the Edge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300179385
eISBN:
9780300186772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179385.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Foundation species build and define ecosystems and maintain a wide range of services: clean air and water, wood products and wildlife, and solitude and inspiration. This chapter discusses the ... More


On the Neverending Terrace

Anna Maria Ortese

in Italian Tales: An Anthology of Contemporary Italian Fiction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095302
eISBN:
9780300129694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095302.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter describes “On the Neverending Terrace,” a work by Anna Maria Ortese that introduces a strange subliminal dimension reminiscent of her 1965 masterpiece The Iguana. The final twist of this ... More


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