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Mass Espionage: Western Spying in Germany 1945–61

Paul Maddrell

in Spying on Science: Western Intelligence in Divided Germany 1945-1961

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267507
eISBN:
9780191708404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267507.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses that traditional espionage using human spies peaked in Germany in the years 1945-1961. It explains two goals in conducting espionage in East Germany: to provide warning of any ... More


Chronology of Science and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Mary Shelley

David H. Guston, Ed Finn, Jason Scott Robert, Joey Eschrich, and Mary Drago (eds)

in Frankenstein: Annotated for Scientists, Engineers, and Creators of All Kinds

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262533287
eISBN:
9780262340267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262533287.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The editors provide a brief chronology of important dates in the history of science in the context of Mary Shelley’s life and important aspects of the novel.


Warner Workhorse

Christina Rice

in Ann Dvorak: Hollywood's Forgotten Rebel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144269
eISBN:
9780813144474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144269.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter covers the remarkable number of films Dvorak made in the year following her return to Warner Bros., such as Heat Lightning and Housewife, costarring Bette Davis. Included are her final ... More


Rural Communities

Lucy Evans

in Communities in Contemporary Anglophone Caribbean Short Stories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781381182
eISBN:
9781781384855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381182.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter One examines the representation of village and small-town rural communities in Olive Senior’s Summer Lightning and Other Stories (1986) and Earl Lovelace’s A Brief Conversion and Other ... More


Joyce Hinterding: Drawing Energy

Douglas Kahn

in Earth Sound Earth Signal: Energies and Earth Magnitude in the Arts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520257801
eISBN:
9780520956834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257801.003.0020
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The Australian artist Joyce Hinterding and her use of electromagnetism, natural radio, antennas, and the electrical conductivity of graphite are discussed through four works: Electrical Storms, ... More


Collaborative Film as Terminal Care

Stella Bolaki

in Illness as Many Narratives: "Arts, Medicine and Culture"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474402422
eISBN:
9781474418591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402422.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on Wim Wenders’ Nick’s Film/Lightning over Water (1979–80) that was filmed in the last few weeks before American director, and Wenders’ friend, Nicholas Ray died of lung cancer. ... More


Self-Portrait as Socio-Political Documentary

Iván Villarmea Álvarez

in Documenting Cityscapes: Urban Change in Contemporary Non-Fiction Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174534
eISBN:
9780231850780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174534.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses two urban self-portraits, Tony Buba's Lightning Over Braddock (1988) and Michael Moore's Roger & Me (1989), in the context of historic urban identities giving way for the ... More


Earth: Imprint of Life

Yuk L. Yung and William B. DeMore

in Photochemistry of Planetary Atmospheres

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195105018
eISBN:
9780197560990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195105018.003.0012
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

Earth is the largest of the four terrestrial planets, three of which have substantial atmospheres. The astronomical and orbital parameters are summarized in table 9.1. Our planet has an obliquity ... More


Solar Flux and Molecular Absorption

Yuk L. Yung and William B. DeMore

in Photochemistry of Planetary Atmospheres

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195105018
eISBN:
9780197560990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195105018.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

In this book we are concerned primarily with disequilibrium chemistry, of which the sun is the principal driving force. The sun is not, however, the only source of disequilibrium chemistry in the ... More


Rosetta Stones and Cuneiform Tablets

Rosemary A. Joyce

in The Future of Nuclear Waste: What Art and Archaeology Can Tell Us about Securing the World's Most Hazardous Material

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190888138
eISBN:
9780190888176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888138.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Contemporary and Public Archaeology

This chapter examines the role in the marker design of buried objects intended to be inscribed with messages. Modeled on works like the Rosetta Stone, the stele of Hammurabi, and cuneiform tablets, ... More


Dread, Foolishness, Wisdom: The Book of Proverbs

Damien B. Schlarb

in Melville's Wisdom: Religion, Skepticism, and Literature in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197585566
eISBN:
9780197585597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197585566.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter explores Melville’s commentary on the collection of aphorisms known as the book of Proverbs and how he responds to its central propositions: fear of God as a prerequisite for attaining ... More


Israel Potter; or, Hither and Thither History

Jeffrey Insko

in History, Abolition, and the Ever-Present Now in Antebellum American Writing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198825647
eISBN:
9780191864285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825647.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The present is social: this is the central claim of Chapter 5, the book’s final chapter, which reads Herman Melville’s novel Israel Potter (1855). Formally peculiar, the novel’s erratic telling of ... More


Since 1945: New Amenities, New Hazards

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/9780195131826.003.0011
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Regional Geography

If the average citizen's surroundings defined the national climate, then the United States grew markedly warmer and drier in the postwar decades. Migration continued to carry the center of ... More


Introduction

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/9780195131826.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Regional Geography

IN THE MID-1830s, the young Nathaniel Hawthorne sat reading “what once were newspapers”—a bound volume of New England gazettes ninety-odd years old. Comparing the daily life that they portrayed ... More


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