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Origins of grammatical ši: Southern Arabia or the Levant?

David Wilmsen

in Arabic Indefinites, Interrogatives, and Negators: A Linguistic History of Western Dialects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198718123
eISBN:
9780191787485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718123.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Similarities between southern peninsular Arabic dialects and the Modern South Arabian languages support a southern pre-diaspora origin for the Arabic dialects negating and interrogating with reflexes ... More


The Ethic We Need: Tilling and Keeping

Larry L. Rasmussen

in Earth-honoring Faith: Religious Ethics in a New Key

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199917006
eISBN:
9780199980314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917006.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

“Planetary health is primary; human well-being is derivative.” (T. Berry) This chapter demonstrates religious ethics in a new key. It does so by centering planetary health and by showing how human ... More


Western Imperialism in the Middle East 1914-1958

D. K. Fieldhouse

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199540839
eISBN:
9780191713507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540839.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, Middle East History

The term ‘Fertile Crescent’ is commonly used to refer to the group of territories extending around the Rivers Tigris and Euphrates. In this book, it is assumed to consist of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, ... More


Intrigue and Revolution: Chief Rabbis in Aleppo, Baghdad, and Damascus, 1774-1914

Yaron Harel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113874
eISBN:
9781800340237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113874.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This is a book of unexpected drama: all eleven chief rabbis appointed in this period of unprecedented change in the Jewish communities of the Fertile Crescent became the subject of controversy and ... More


Cultural Legacy and the Challenge of the Press

Ami Ayalon

in The Press in the Arab Middle East: A History

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195087802
eISBN:
9780199854516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195087802.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the press in the Fertile Crescent and the Arabian Peninsula. It did not have to undergo the long process of learning and adaptation as had its Egyptian and Lebanese ... More


From Cambrian Explosion to First FarmersHow Climate Made Us Human

Anthony McMichael

in Climate Change and the Health of Nations: Famines, Fevers, and the Fate of Populations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190262952
eISBN:
9780197559581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190262952.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Social Impact of Environmental Issues

Details Blur As We peer back through millions of years, but the outline of the story is clear enough. During the past 2– 3 million years, our hominin forebears had to cope with an increasingly ... More


. From Hunter-Gatherers to Kings of Kings

John G. T. Anderson

in Deep Things out of Darkness: A History of Natural History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520273764
eISBN:
9780520954458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273764.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

In which natural history is proposed as the original science-important to early hunter-gatherers and farmers in the practical sense of getting food and preventing one from becoming food. An analogy ... More


Messy narratives/flexible methodologies

Catherine J. Frieman

in An archaeology of innovation: Approaching social and technological change in human society

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526132642
eISBN:
9781526161109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132659.00009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter explores in greater depth the interpretative tools available to archaeologists interested in innovation and technological change. It begins with an extended discussion of the research ... More


The First Farmers

T. Douglas Price

in Europe before Rome: A Site-by-Site Tour of the Stone, Bronze, and Iron Ages

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199914708
eISBN:
9780197563267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199914708.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

The origins and spread of agriculture and a Neolithic way of life marked a major turning point in the evolution of human society. Farming changed everything. Our heritage as food collectors, ... More


Introduction

Michael B. McElroy

in Energy and Climate: Vision for the Future

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190490331
eISBN:
9780197559642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190490331.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

The risk of disruptive climate change is real and immediate. A low- pressure system forming in the tropics develops into a Category hurricane, 1 making its way slowly up the east coast of the United ... More


Climate Variability in the Context of Climate Change: El Niño and Other Oscillations

Cynthia Rosenzweig and Daniel Hillel

in Climate Variability and the Global Harvest: Impacts of El Niño and Other Oscillations on Agro-Ecosystems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195137637
eISBN:
9780197561669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195137637.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

The climate system envelops our planet, with swirling fluxes of mass, momentum, and energy through air, water, and land. Its processes are partly regular and partly chaotic. The regularity of ... More


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