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Crippled in Body, But Not in Mind

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter twenty-four follows Hodge into a feverish period of publishing as he completes some twenty articles for the Repertory along with three variations of his Romans commentary. During this period, ... More


Cuba’s Role in Haiti: Hurricanes, an Earthquake, and Cholera

John M. Kirk

in Healthcare Without Borders: Understanding Cuban Medical Internationalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061054
eISBN:
9780813051338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061054.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Cuba has had a large medical presence in Haiti since 1998, when Hurricane Georges devastated the country. Cuba responded by sending hundreds of medical staff to help with emergency medical support. ... More


Inventing a Border: British Gibraltar and the Spanish Campo

Sasha D. Pack

in The Deepest Border: The Strait of Gibraltar and the Making of the Modern Hispano-African Borderland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606678
eISBN:
9781503607538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606678.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the process by which the boundary between Spain and the British colony of Gibraltar formed during the second half of the nineteenth century. Although the Spanish conceded ... More


Conclusions: facing the urban future to 2050 and beyond

Timothy J. Dixon and Mark Tewdwr-Jones

in Urban Futures: Planning for City Foresight and City Visions

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447330936
eISBN:
9781447317685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330936.003.0011
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Crises provide opportunities as well as risks, and there is an argument for suggesting that the COVID-19 crisis, and the continuing impact of climate change, provide us with a chance to think ... More


An Imperial Disaster: The Bengal Cyclone of 1876

Benjamin Kingsbury

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190876098
eISBN:
9780190942946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876098.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The storm came on the night of 31 October. It was a full moon, and the tides were at their peak; the great rivers of eastern Bengal were flowing high and fast to the sea. In the early hours the ... More


Infectious Diseases

Alan H. Lockwood

in Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034876
eISBN:
9780262335737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034876.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

A warmer climate will exert multiple and diverse effects on ecological systems. Climate change will affect disease vectors, especially mosquitoes, and disease-causing organisms, such as the protozoa ... More


Measured Lands and Multitudes

Dale L. Hutchinson

in Disease and Discrimination: Poverty and Pestilence in Colonial Atlantic America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062693
eISBN:
9780813051789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062693.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Large urban centers on the northern Atlantic coast replicated the problems of urban centers of the Old World. Pressed into crowded corners, most people were confined to substandard housing and living ... More


Shadows and Storms: Endurance

James L. Huffman

in Down and Out in Late Meiji Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824872915
eISBN:
9780824877866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872915.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter Five looks at the special problems that accompanied poverty, problems made worse by the near total lack of buffers when special difficulties arose. It begins with those who hit rock bottom, ... More


Internationalist Thought, Local Practice:: Life and Death in the Anarchist Movement in 1890s Egypt

Anthony Gorman

in The Long 1890s in Egypt: Colonial Quiescence, Subterranean Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748670123
eISBN:
9781474405973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670123.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the activities of the anarchist movement in Egypt at the end of the nineteenth century. First formed in Alexandria and Cairo in the 1860s, principally within Italian circles, ... More


Hard Drinking and Want

Matthew Warner Osborn

in Rum Maniacs: Alcoholic Insanity in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226099897
eISBN:
9780226099927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226099927.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter three demonstrates that changing medical responses to alcohol abuse developed in a social context of capitalist transformation and economic instability. Developing class distinctions, along ... More


The Foundational Years

Sandra E. Bonura

in Light in the Queen's Garden: Ida May Pope, Pioneer for Hawai'i's Daughters, 1862-1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866440
eISBN:
9780824876890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866440.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Pope’s first year presented a mixture of challenges that required much of her. Her dual allegiance—to her native Hawaiian pupils and her missionary benefactors—was a tension that would persist ... More


Cooperation and Altruism

David Sloan Wilson

in Evolutionary Ecology: Concepts and Case Studies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131543
eISBN:
9780197561461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131543.003.0023
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

People have always been fascinated by cooperation and altruism in animals, in part to shed light on our own propensity or reluctance to help others. Darwin’s theory added a certain urgency to the ... More


Events That Were Not Declared a PHEIC

Mark Eccleston-Turner and Clare Wenham

in A Public Health Emergency of International Concern: Between International Law and Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529219333
eISBN:
9781529219364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529219333.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses the empirical examples of those events for which EC meetings were called but a PHEIC was not declared, or those for which EC meetings were never convened, but the outbreaks ... More


Millersburg

Karl Raitz and Nancy O’Malley

in Kentucky's Frontier Highway: Historical Landscapes along the Maysville Road

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813136646
eISBN:
9780813141343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136646.003.0020
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The village of Millersburg was established by Pennsylvania native John Miller on the bank of Hinkston Creek to take advantage of a mill site along the Maysville Road. A mill dam still spans the ... More


I Thirst to Meet You in Bright Glory

Susan E. Lindsey

in Liberty Brought Us Here: The True Story of American Slaves Who Migrated to Liberia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179339
eISBN:
9780813179353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179339.003.0027
Subject:
History, World Modern History

On an ordinary spring morning in 1852, Ben Major and his wife Lucy are eating breakfast when they are interrupted by a frantic messenger. Ben’s only sister, Eliza Ann Davenport, is gravely ill with ... More


The Epidemic

Benjamin Kingsbury

in An Imperial Disaster: The Bengal Cyclone of 1876

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190876098
eISBN:
9780190942946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876098.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

The inadequacy of the government’s disaster relief directly contributed to the terrible cholera epidemic that followed the storm. A lack of food, clean water, and shelter had left the people of the ... More


Antebellum America

William B. Meyer

in Americans and Their Weather

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131826
eISBN:
9780197559505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131826.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Regional Geography

In 1810, more than four in five Americans lived in one of the original thirteen seaboard states. Half a century later, though those states had grown considerably, they held less than half of the ... More


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