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Papyrus Queen’s College Recto: A Narrative in Abnormal Hieratic

Hans-W. Fischer-Elfert

in Ancient Egyptian Literature: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265420
eISBN:
9780191760471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265420.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The manuscript which is the topic of this chapter contains the first literary text in abnormal hieratic, a script used mainly for documentary texts in the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Dynasties. As ... More


Ireland

Brian Murdoch

in The Apocryphal Adam and Eve in Medieval Europe: Vernacular Translations and Adaptations of the Vita Adae et Evae

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199564149
eISBN:
9780191721328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564149.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The oldest vernacular adaptation of the Vita Adae is that in the 10th-century Irish poem Saltair na Rann, which is based on a recently discovered version of the Latin text known from two manuscripts ... More


Palestinian Midrash: Toward a Postnational Poetics of Hebrew Verse

Lital Levy

in Poetic Trespass: Writing between Hebrew and Arabic in Israel/Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162485
eISBN:
9781400852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162485.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter turns to the Hebrew poetics of Palestinian Arab writers. It presents a close reading of poetry by Anton Shammas and his contemporaries Salman Masalha and Na'im 'Araidi. It argues that ... More


Stochastic Simulation of Neurons, Axons, and Action Potentials

A. Aldo Faisal

in Stochastic Methods in Neuroscience

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199235070
eISBN:
9780191715778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235070.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, Biostatistics

Variability is inherent in neurons. To account for variability we have to make use of stochastic models. We will take a look at this biologically more rigorous approach by studying the fundamental ... More


Views of the Past in Irish Vernacular Literature, 1650–1850

Vincent Morley

in Unity and Diversity in European Culture c.1800

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263822
eISBN:
9780191734960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263822.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Irish Magazine, published monthly between 1807 and 1815 and edited by Watty Cox, was perhaps the earliest periodical to articulate a consistently nationalist view of Ireland's history. Thomas ... More


A Dervish and a Merchant Walk into Europe: The Popularization of Travel Writing

Naghmeh Sohrabi

in Taken for Wonder: Nineteenth Century Travel Accounts from Iran to Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199829705
eISBN:
9780199933341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829705.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter expands on the book’s interpretive framework by examining two travel accounts written by nondiplomats—a dervish and a merchant—near the end of the nineteenth century. The chapter argues ... More


Victims or villains? Open verdicts in Crime na Calle Relator

Sara Brandellero

in On a Knife-Edge: The Poetry of João Cabral de Melo Neto

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589524
eISBN:
9780191595462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589524.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter studies João Cabral's collection Crime na Calle Relator (1987), giving particular attention to the poet's treatment of crime narratives and his use of anecdotal material. It gives ... More


The detection and properties of electrogenic Na+–K+ transport in the squid axon membrane

U. Kishimoto, I. Inoue, I. Tsutsui, and T. Ohkawa

in Cephalopod Neurobiology: Neuroscience Studies in Squid, Octopus and Cuttlefish

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547907
eISBN:
9780191724299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547907.003.0036
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

This chapter discusses the detection and properties of electronic Na+−K+ transport in the squid axon membrane. The Na pump in the plasma membrane of animal cells mediates uphill transport of Na+ and ... More


Party na Nalewkach

StanisŁaw Wielanek

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 16: Focusing on Jewish Popular Culture and Its Afterlife

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774730
eISBN:
9781800340732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774730.003.0039
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores Stanisław Wielanek's recording of Yiddish-tinged 'oldies' Party na Nalewkach (A Party in Nalewki Street). Released on vinyl in 1980 and later available on cassette, until ... More


Transatlantic defiance: The militant Irish republican movement in America, 1923-45

Wilk Gavin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091667
eISBN:
9781781707722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091667.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book examines the militant Irish republican movement in the United States from the final months of the Irish Civil War through to the Second World War. The narrative, crafted to appeal to both ... More


A Note on the Mis(Use) of National Accounts for Estimation of Household Final Consumption Expenditures for Poverty Measures

Ivo Havinga, Gisèle Kamanou, and Vu Quang Viet

in Debates on the Measurement of Global Poverty

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558032
eISBN:
9780191721335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558032.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines, from a global perspective, why poverty counts at different points in time generate marked and growing discrepancies when estimated from national accounts aggregated statistics ... More


Bertil Hille

Larry R. Squire

in The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography: Volume 7

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195396133
eISBN:
9780199918409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396133.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

Bertil Hille helped establish the concept of ion channels as membrane proteins forming gated aqueous pores. He showed that Na+ and K+ channels of axons can be distinguished by drugs such as ... More


The Campaign for the Lines of Communication

Charles R. Shrader

in A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

In Chapter 11, the author describes the third logistical campaign of the First Indochina War, which encompassed the battles for control of the lines of communication, particularly in Tonkin (fall ... More


Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua'i

Julie S. Field and Michael W. Graves (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839895
eISBN:
9780824868369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839895.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

At the base of a steep cliff towering some 500 feet above the coast of the remote Nā Pali district on the island of Kauaʻi, lies the spectacular historical and archaeological site at Nuʻalolo Kai. ... More


Are We All Creons and Ismenes?: Antigone in Japan

Mae J. Smethurst

in Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586196
eISBN:
9780191728754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586196.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter analyses Miyagi Satoshi's Antigone, performed in 2004 by his Ku Na'uka Theatre Company in front of the National Museum of Art in Tokyo, which confronted the legacy of World War II and ... More


Letter to one of Nājid's scribes

Petra M. Sijpesteijn

in Shaping a Muslim State: The World of a Mid-Eighth-Century Egyptian Official

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199673902
eISBN:
9780191758133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673902.003.0045
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents a letter written by Ziyād b. Saʽ īd to Muṭammad b. Nā'ib, one of Nājid's scribes. Ziyād tells Muṭammad that he has received his letter asking him to register him in the towns of ... More


Letter from one of Nājid's scribes

Petra M. Sijpesteijn

in Shaping a Muslim State: The World of a Mid-Eighth-Century Egyptian Official

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199673902
eISBN:
9780191758133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673902.003.0046
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents a letter written by Muṭammad that was written at the back of a letter from Ziyād b. Saʽ īd. The ink is almost completely effaced and the writing is almost completely illegible. ... More


When Gender Varies: A Curious Case of Kere and Ketiv: Parashat Chayei Sarah (Genesis 23:1–25:18)

Rachel Brodie

in Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720127
eISBN:
9780814785249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720127.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter presents the biblical female character, Rebekah, within the context of Masoretes' interpretation. The Masoretes are group of men who are engaged in a process of standardizing the ... More


The Atlantic Roundhouses

Ian Armit

in The Archaeology of Skye and the Western Isles

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748608584
eISBN:
9780748670710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748608584.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Iron Age in Atlantic Scotland was characterised by the emergence of monumental Atlantic roundhouses including the well-known broch towers. These are among the best preserved settlements in Iron ... More


The effects of internal Ca2+ and Mg2+ on ion channels in the squid giant axon

Shunichi Yamagishi, Kishio Furuya, and Fumio Kukita

in Cephalopod Neurobiology: Neuroscience Studies in Squid, Octopus and Cuttlefish

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547907
eISBN:
9780191724299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547907.003.0100
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

This chapter deals with the regulatory effects of internally added Ca2+ and Mg2+ on the Na+ and K+ channel activities of an excitable membrane. The regulatory effects of internally applied Ca2+ and ... More


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