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The Territoriality of Tradition: Treaties, Hunting Grounds, and Prophecy in Black Hawk’s Narrative

Mark Rifkin

in Manifesting America: The Imperial Construction of U.S. National Space

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195387179
eISBN:
9780199866786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387179.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines Life of Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak, or Black Hawk (1833), demonstrating how the text challenges official U.S. accounts of native politics in the western Great Lakes. It shows how ... More


The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreements

Nancy Langston

in Sustaining Lake Superior: An Extraordinary Lake in a Changing World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300212983
eISBN:
9780300231663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212983.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

By the 1960s, the failures of research and cooperative pragmatism to control Great Lakes pollution were becoming painfully evident. In 1972 Canada and the United States signed the Great Lakes Water ... More


Mercury Hotspots in Freshwater Ecosystems: Drivers, Processes, and Patterns

Celia Y. Chen, Charles T. Driscoll, and Neil C. Kamman

in Mercury in the Environment: Pattern and Process

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271630
eISBN:
9780520951396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271630.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Studies conducted in a wide range of freshwater ecosystems have revealed specific suites of attributes that predispose certain ecosystems to being sites of elevated MeHg bioaccumulation in fish and ... More


PCBs: Another Global Pollutant

Moore Colleen F.

in Silent Scourge: Children, Pollution, and Why Scientists Disagree

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195153910
eISBN:
9780199846986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195153910.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter examines the negative effects of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and related chemicals on children's development. It provides some background on PCBs and discusses the study conducted ... More


Pathways toward a Policy of Preventing New Great Lakes Invasions

Joel Brammeier and Thom Cmar

in Invasive Species in a Globalized World: Ecological, Social, and Legal Perspectives on Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226166049
eISBN:
9780226166216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226166216.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

We now have a good sense of the costs associated with the introduction and spread of aquatic invasive species in the Great Lakes and understand the risk of further invasions from different vectors. ... More


Virgin Lands (1843–1844)

Charles Capper

in Margaret Fuller: An American Romantic Life Volume II: The Public Years

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195396324
eISBN:
9780199852703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396324.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines Margaret Fuller’s four-month trip to the West and the Great Lakes in 1843 in order to take time off from writing. She travelled to Chicago in Illinois, Milwaukee in Wisconsin, ... More


Climate Change Challenges in the Management of Invasive Sea Lamprey in Lake Superior

James F. Kitchell, Timothy Cline, Val Bennington, and Galen A. McKinley

in Invasive Species in a Globalized World: Ecological, Social, and Legal Perspectives on Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226166049
eISBN:
9780226166216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226166216.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Invasion of sea lamprey and commercial fisheries combined historically to cause collapse of many native fish populations in the Great Lakes. Due to subsequent control of sea lamprey, many native fish ... More


The Vanishing Present: Wisconsin's Changing Lands, Waters, and Wildlife

Donald M. Waller and Thomas P. Rooney (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226871714
eISBN:
9780226871745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226871745.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Straddling temperate forests and grassland biomes and stretching along the coastline of two Great Lakes, Wisconsin contains tallgrass prairie and oak savanna, broadleaf and coniferous forests, ... More


“Sooper” Impact:: Drawing the Attention of Kids to the Dangers of Invasive Species

Mark Newman

in Invasive Species in a Globalized World: Ecological, Social, and Legal Perspectives on Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226166049
eISBN:
9780226166216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226166216.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

As residents of a state bordered on its sides by four of the five Great Lakes, artist Mark Heckman and writer Mark Newman felt a responsibility to do their small part to raise public awareness and ... More


Native Americans and Europeans in English America, 1500–1700

Peter C. Mancall

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume I: The Origins of Empire: British Overseas Enterprise to the Close of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205623
eISBN:
9780191676703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205623.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The animosity toward Indians evident in clerical writings reflected the poisoning of relations between Europeans and Native Americans that had taken place in North America since the 1580s. The ... More


Protection Disaster in Eastern Zaire, 1994–96

Anne Hammerstad

in The Rise and Decline of a Global Security Actor: UNHCR, Refugee Protection and Security

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199213085
eISBN:
9780191746673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213085.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter follows UNHCR’s moral and political predicament in eastern Zaire/Congo in the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide. It assesses the centrality of the agency’s security discourse in shaping ... More


Giving All We’ve Got

Robert K. Wallace

in Thirteen Women Strong: The Making of a Team

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125152
eISBN:
9780813135052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125152.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The loss of Northern Kentucky University (NKU) women's basketball team to Drury was a big disappointment. However, NKU had played hard against a team that was simply better than they were. Drury had ... More


Fort St. Joseph Revealed: The Historical Archaeology of a Fur Trading Post

Michael S. Nassaney (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056425
eISBN:
9780813058160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056425.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

After nearly two decades of investigations at Fort St. Joseph, historical archaeologists have revealed the contours of everyday life at one of the most important French colonial outposts in the ... More


Situating Stress: Lessons from Lay Discourses on Diabetes

Nancy E. Schoenberg, Elaine M. Drew, Eleanor Palo Stoller, and Cary S. Kart

in Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374643
eISBN:
9780199865390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374643.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Researchers increasingly are examining physical and psychological pathways that affect and are affected by diabetes, including stress. While biomedical researchers and practitioners are beginning to ... More


The Seneca Restoration, 1715–1754: An Iroquois Local Political Economy

Kurt A. Jordan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032511
eISBN:
9780813039428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032511.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The Iroquois confederacy, one of the most influential Native American groups encountered by early European settlers, is commonly perceived as having plunged into steep decline in the late seventeenth ... More


Magical Season

Robert K. Wallace

in Thirteen Women Strong: The Making of a Team

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125152
eISBN:
9780813135052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125152.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Nancy Winstel's women's basketball team remade itself during the 2005–6 season. It did indeed pass the solstice that “maketh all things new.” Their defining day was March 5, 2006, in the thirtieth ... More


Building the Past: Prehistoric Wooden Post Architecture in the Ohio Valley-Great Lakes

Brian G. Redmond and Robert A. Genheimer (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060408
eISBN:
9780813050645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060408.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The study of ancient architecture and the built environment has much to tell us about the social makeup and culture of the designers, builders, and users of these constructions. This volume presents ... More


Conclusion: March 2008

Robert K. Wallace

in Thirteen Women Strong: The Making of a Team

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125152
eISBN:
9780813135052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125152.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 2008, March Madness lasted the whole month. The shock of Northern Kentucky University's (NKU) last-second loss to Ferris State the previous year receded deeper and deeper into the past as the ... More


The history and present of ‘Africa’s World War’

Marta Iñiguez de Heredia

in Everyday Resistance, Peacebuilding and State-Making: Insights from 'Africa's World War'

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526108760
eISBN:
9781526124203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526108760.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the case of ‘Africa’s World War’ in historical and regional perspective, identifying the different conflicting visions of order that coexist in the region, and giving the ... More


Introduction: The Challenge

Robert K. Wallace

in Thirteen Women Strong: The Making of a Team

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125152
eISBN:
9780813135052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125152.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is about 12 young women and the woman who coaches them. They are true student-athletes, seeking full development of body and mind. Thirty years earlier the woman who coaches them was ... More


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