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Conclusion

Nathalie Dessens

in Creole City: A Chronicle of Early American New Orleans

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060200
eISBN:
9780813050614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060200.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The two decades in which Jean Boze wrote to Henri de Ste-Gême were a wonderfully ebullient period in New Orleans's history. Transitioning, in less than three decades, from a very provincial colonial ... More


The Increasing Hybridization of International Monetary Law

Claus D. Zimmerman

in A Contemporary Concept of Monetary Sovereignty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680740
eISBN:
9780191760686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680740.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter analyses the ongoing hybridization of contemporary international monetary law which covers a very broad phenomenon resulting from constant changes in the formal and material sources of ... More


Species boundaries and contemporary evolution

Timothy G. Barraclough

in The Evolutionary Biology of Species

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198749745
eISBN:
9780191814020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749745.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Much of the evolutionary study of species is retrospective and reconstructs the past processes leading to extant diversity. Yet the nature of species and extent of diversity has profound implications ... More


An Aesthetics of Love: Leone Ebreo’s Dialoghi d’amore (1505/1535)

Susanne Zepp

in An Early Self: Jewish Belonging in Romance Literature, 1499-1627

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804787451
eISBN:
9780804793148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787451.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter is dedicated to an analysis of Leone Ebreo’s Dialoghi d’amore (1505/1535). Their author was Lisbon-born Judah Abrabanel who ranked among the most important philosophers and writers of ... More


Ecological Modernity in Shakespeare: An Overview

Randall Martin

in Shakespeare and Ecology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199567027
eISBN:
9780191917851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199567027.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

The story of how The Globe (1599) was rebuilt from the reused oak timbers of The Theatre (1576) is well known. Less familiar is the environmental crisis that prompted this thrifty recycling. ... More


Biospheric Ecologies in Cymbeline

Randall Martin

in Shakespeare and Ecology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199567027
eISBN:
9780191917851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199567027.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Cymbeline makes a theatrical virtue of continually echoing dialogue and scenarios from Shakespeare’s previous plays. Earlier critics were doubtful about this recycling, wondering whether ... More


Resistance to Risky Technology: When Are Our Environmental Fears Justified?

Paul B. Thompson

in Philosophy, Technology, and the Environment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035668
eISBN:
9780262337991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035668.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Paul B. Thompson argues that defenders and critics of novel technologies share the same fundamental assumption that technological innovation is the key source of greater efficiency in production. ... More


The Geographic Dynamics of Coevolution

John N. Thompson

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/9780195131543.003.0032
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Coevolution is reciprocal evolutionary change in interacting species driven by natural selection. It is a pervasive evolutionary process that has shaped many of the major events in the history of ... More


Discovering Patterns in DNA Sequences by the Algorithmic Significance Method

Aleksandar Milosavljević

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195119404
eISBN:
9780197561256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195119404.003.0006
Subject:
Computer Science, Systems Analysis and Design

The parsimony method for reconstruction of evolutionary trees (Sober, 1988) and the minimal edit distance method for DNA sequence alignments (e.g., Waterman, 1984) are both based on the principle ... More


Plant Nuptials in the Linnaean Era

Lincoln Taiz and Lee Taiz

in Flora Unveiled: The Discovery and Denial of Sex in Plants

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190490263
eISBN:
9780190868673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190490263.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The primary preoccupation of eighteenth century botany was taxonomy, a field dominated by Carolus Linnaeus’s sexual system based on counting stamens and pistils. Linnaeus also developed a ... More


Chemical Bonding 2: Modern Theories of Chemical Bonding

Christopher O. Oriakhi

in Chemistry in Quantitative Language: Fundamentals of General Chemistry Calculations

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198867784
eISBN:
9780191904509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867784.003.0010
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Quantum and Theoretical Chemistry

Chemical Bonding II: Modern Theories of Chemical Bonding explains four bonding theories related to molecular geometry and bonding. Lewis structures and the Valence-Shell Electron-Pair Repulsion ... More


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