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Europe and the world

André Sapir, Philippe Aghion, Giuseppe Bertola, Martin Hellwig, Jean Pisani-Ferry, Dariusz Rosati, José Viñals, Helen Wallace, Marco Buti, Mario Nava, and Peter M. Smith

in An Agenda for a Growing Europe: The Sapir Report

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199271481
eISBN:
9780191602573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271488.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The enlargement of the European Union into 25 countries will have a major impact on its neighbours in Europe and the Mediterranean Basin, as well as change its relationship with the rest of the ... More


Introduction

Joshua Castellinoa and David Keane

in Minority Rights in the Pacific Region: A Comparative Legal Analysis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199574827
eISBN:
9780191594441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574827.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of states in the Pacific Basin and how these have received very little attention in international law and politics. It lays out the purpose ... More


Authority, Autonomy, and the Archaeology of a Mississippian Community

Erin S. Nelson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401124
eISBN:
9781683401353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401124.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book explores Mississippian communities in the 14th–15th century northern Yazoo Basin through an archaeological case study of Parchman Place, located in present day Coahoma County, Mississippi. ... More


Pollinating Bees Crucial to Farming Wildflower Seed for U.S. Habitat Restoration

James H. Cane

in Bee Pollination in Agricultural Ecosystems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195316957
eISBN:
9780199871575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195316957.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Federal land managers desire seed of Great Basin perennial wildflowers, mixed with grass and shrub seed, for restoration of millions of acres of sagebrush communities degraded by altered wildfire ... More


Two Trees

Tom Kimmerer

in Venerable Trees: History, Biology, and Conservation in the Bluegrass

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813165660
eISBN:
9780813166681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165660.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter defines venerable trees through the introduction of two ancient trees, one at a temple in Indonesia and one in a graveyard in Kentucky. Venerable trees are defined as old or otherwise ... More


The Llama Tree: Venerable Trees in the Nashville Basin

Tom Kimmerer

in Venerable Trees: History, Biology, and Conservation in the Bluegrass

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813165660
eISBN:
9780813166681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165660.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The Nashville Basin is a limestone karst region with geologic and topographic similarities to the Bluegrass. The Inner Nashville Basin has much thinner soils than the Inner Bluegrass. There is a ... More


Chapter 18

Roger G. Kennedy

in Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140552
eISBN:
9780199848775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140552.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The Great Valley is shaped like an oak leaf. The western lobe of the system is the basin of the Missouri, two thousand miles long. Thomas Jefferson was the president of the United States who bought ... More


Lamanites in the Pacific

Terryl L. Givens and Matthew J. Grow

in Parley P. Pratt: The Apostle Paul of Mormonism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195375732
eISBN:
9780199918300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375732.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In 1851, Pratt became the leader of Mormon missionary activities in the Pacific Basin, including northern California, Hawaii, the Society Islands, and Australia. Traveling with a small group of ... More


Introduction

Sören Urbansky

in Beyond the Steppe Frontier: A History of the Sino-Russian Border

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691181684
eISBN:
9780691195445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181684.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This introductory chapter focuses on the overlapping and mingling of distinct nomadic and sedentary cultures and European and Asian civilizations along the Argun. It shows that the study of the ... More


Gender Inequality and Women’s Wage Labour: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis

Helen I. Safa

in Patriarchy and Development: Women's Positions at the End of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290230
eISBN:
9780191684807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290230.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In a number of developing countries, specifically for those open economies in the Caribbean Basin, export-led industrialization has assumed a major role in various development strategies during the ... More


The Paraná-Paraguay Basin: Geology and Paleoenvironments

Mariana Brea and Alejandro F. Zucol

in Historical Biogeography of Neotropical Freshwater Fishes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268685
eISBN:
9780520948501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268685.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter examines the geology and paleoenvironments of the Paraná-Paraguay Basin. It provides a synthetic chronology of the geological and paleoenvironmental history of the La Plata Basin over ... More


Vanished Islands and Hidden Continents of the Pacific

Patrick D. Nunn

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832193
eISBN:
9780824870188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832193.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Islands—as well as entire continents—are reputed to have disappeared in many parts of the world. Yet there is little information on this subject concerning its largest ocean, the Pacific. Over the ... More


Navigating the Spanish Lake: The Pacific in the Iberian World, 1521-1898

Rainer F. Buschmann, Edward R. Jr. Slack, and James B. Tueller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838249
eISBN:
9780824868536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838249.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book examines Spain's long presence in the Pacific Ocean (1521–1898) in the context of its global empire. Building on a growing body of literature on the Atlantic world and indigenous peoples in ... More


Constructing the Pre-Hispanic Landscape in the Santiago Bayacora Basin, Durango

David Arturo Muñiz García and Kimberly Sumano Ortega

in Ancient West Mexicos: Time, Space, and Diversity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066349
eISBN:
9780813058566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066349.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter presents a critical review of the settlement patterns recognized to date in relation to the occupation of Pre-Hispanic groups in the central–west region of the modern state of Durango in ... More


Bodies among Fragments: Non-Normative Inhumations among the Preclassic and Classic Period Hohokam of the Tucson Basin

Jessica I. Cerezo-Román

in The Odd, the Unusual, and the Strange: Bioarchaeological Explorations of Atypical Burials

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401032
eISBN:
9781683401216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401032.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Inhumation and cremation usually are studied in isolation regardless of the fact that they may be practiced in the same culture and time period. Among the Tucson Basin Hohokam in the Prehispanic ... More


Ancient Titicaca: The Evolution of Complex Society in Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia

Charles Stanish

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232457
eISBN:
9780520928190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232457.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

One of the richest and most complex civilizations in ancient America evolved around Lake Titicaca in southern Peru and northern Bolivia. This book is a comprehensive synthesis of four thousand years ... More


Mississippian Communities in the Northern Yazoo Basin

Erin S. Nelson

in Authority, Autonomy, and the Archaeology of a Mississippian Community

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401124
eISBN:
9781683401353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401124.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter introduces the study of Mississippian communities by reviewing archaeological evidence for Mississippi period sites; social organization and worldview among Mississippian people and ... More


The Evolution of Political Economies

Charles Stanish

in Ancient Titicaca: The Evolution of Complex Society in Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232457
eISBN:
9780520928190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232457.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the evolution of political economies in the ancient Titicaca Basin region. It describes the development of complex political economies in the Titicaca Basin as a process of the ... More


The Geography and Paleoecology of the Titicaca Basin

Charles Stanish

in Ancient Titicaca: The Evolution of Complex Society in Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232457
eISBN:
9780520928190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232457.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the modern and prehistoric paleoecology and geography of the ancient Titicaca Basin. It explains that the Titicaca Basin is classified as an intertropical climatic zone, based ... More


The Ethnography and Ethnohistory of the Titicaca Basin

Charles Stanish

in Ancient Titicaca: The Evolution of Complex Society in Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232457
eISBN:
9780520928190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232457.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the ethnohistory and ethnography of the Titicaca Basin. It discusses the features of Aymara and Quechua culture that are relevant to helping us understand and interpret the ... More


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