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The Organography of the Leaf

Quentin Cronk

in The Molecular Organography of Plants

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199550357
eISBN:
9780191720154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550357.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Developmental Biology

This chapter chronicles the evolution of the leaf, the essential organ of terrestrial carbon cycling. Homology between phyllidia, microphylls, and megaphylls is discussed, and leaf evolution is ... More


Baptism by Fire

Stanley S.K. Kwan and Nicole Kwan

in The Dragon and the Crown: Hong Kong Memoirs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099555
eISBN:
9789882207530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099555.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses Hong Kong during the Japanese siege. During the early stages of the Anti-Japanese War, Britain believed that Hong Kong like Singapore was an “impregnable fortress” so long as ... More


Small and “Democratic”?: The Official Propaganda Institution

Nina Schneider

in Brazilian Propaganda: Legitimizing an Authoritarian Regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049908
eISBN:
9780813050362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049908.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 1 introduces the institutional history of the regime's official propaganda. It suggests that the regime's propaganda can be divided into three phases: (1) an initial period (1964–1968) ... More


Synthesizers As Social Protest in Early-1970s Funk

Griffin Woodworth

in The Relentless Pursuit of Tone: Timbre in Popular Music

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780199985227
eISBN:
9780190908027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199985227.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular

The advent of the synthesizer brought a new timbral palette for artists to explore. Early synthesizers sought to imitate acoustic instruments, but over time they developed their own unique timbral ... More


Fiction during the Second World War

Lara Feigel

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 7: British and Irish Fiction Since 1940

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198749394
eISBN:
9780191869754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749394.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter focuses on home front literature and concentrates particularly on literature portraying the wartime experience in London. The majority of war literature was produced by authors who had ... More


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