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John Ryan Fischer

in Cattle Colonialism: An Environmental History of the Conquest of California and Hawai'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625126
eISBN:
9781469625140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625126.003.0002
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter discusses the initial establishment of cattle in California and in Hawaiʻi. The centrality of livestock to European economies, and European beliefs that domestic animals served as a ... More


Landscapes

John Ryan Fischer

in Cattle Colonialism: An Environmental History of the Conquest of California and Hawai'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625126
eISBN:
9781469625140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625126.003.0003
Subject:
History, Environmental History

After the introduction of cattle to California and Hawai‘i, the establishment of the species depended on ecological resources and native responses. The second chapter examines the ecological changes ... More


Monitoring Drought in the United States: Status and Trends

Donald A. Wilhite and Mark D. Svoboda

in Monitoring and Predicting Agricultural Drought: A Global Study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162349
eISBN:
9780197562109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162349.003.0017
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Drought occurs somewhere in the United States almost every year and results in serious economic, social, and environmental costs and losses. Drought is ... More


An Economic Lifeline? Egyptian Reliance on Sudanese Imports

David E. Mills

in Dividing the Nile: Egypt's Economic Nationalists in the Sudan 1918-56

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774166389
eISBN:
9781617975882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166389.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter seven complements the prior chapter's focus by analyzing efforts to promote the export of Sudanese goods to Egypt during the same time period. Greater attention is paid to agricultural goods ... More


Lava Lake Land & Livestock: The Role of Private Landowners in Landscape-Scale Conservation

Michael S. Stevens

in Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Lava Lake Land & Livestock (Lava Lake) in Idaho’s Pioneer-Craters region has employed numerous strategies for conserving working ranchlands across a checkerboard of public and private lands. ... More


Bedouin and Israelites in the Desert

Clinton Bailey

in Bedouin Culture in the Bible

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300121827
eISBN:
9780300245639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121827.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter confirms the veracity of the biblical portrayal of the Israelites as nomads in the deserts and semi-arid areas of Canaan by examining the climatic conditions in these areas and comparing ... More


An Environmental Legacy

Judkin Browning and Timothy Silver

in An Environmental History of the Civil War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655383
eISBN:
9781469655406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655383.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses the long-term effects of the Civil War on the environment. The experience during the war led to improved techniques in the medical field and created a hospital system that was ... More


Plantations

Christine Walker

in Jamaica Ladies: Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469658797
eISBN:
9781469655284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469658797.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter Three explores women’s roles in propelling the growth of Jamaica’s plantation economy. It uses a rare collection of letters authored by a female planter, Mary Elbridge, to explore the varied ... More


Conquest, Up Close and Costly

Frank L. Holt

in The Treasures of Alexander the Great: How One Man's Wealth Shaped the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199950966
eISBN:
9780190469702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199950966.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter surveys the economic impact of Alexander’s campaigns on civilian populations from Thrace and Thebes to Persia and the Indus Valley. It takes into account the looting of nonroyal ... More


Coloring the Panda with an Ethnic Touch: Monitoring Pandas and Ecotourism

E. Elena Songster

in Panda Nation: The Construction and Conservation of China's Modern Icon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199393671
eISBN:
9780199393701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199393671.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

Continued international integration of the post-Deng era (1990s on) transformed panda country. The specific site of the Wanglang reserve became a juncture where the local Baima villagers, ... More


“No One to Cry To”: A Somali Narrative of the Famine

Daniel Maxwell and Nisar Majid

in Famine in Somalia: Competing Imperatives, Collective Failures, 2011–12

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190499389
eISBN:
9780190638559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499389.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter shifts to the experience of Somali citizens caught in the crisis, and mostly cut off from the international attempt to intervene. As such, it provides the Somali “voice” to the story, ... More


Cows and the sharīʿah in the Abéché Customary Court (Eastern Chad)

Judith Scheele

in Legalism: Property and Ownership

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198813415
eISBN:
9780191851704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813415.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The records of the sharīʿah court in Abéché in eastern Chad span the twentieth century. While the legal notion of property used by the court is Islamic and thus not seen to be problematic, the ... More


Property and Possession in Medieval Celtic Societies

T. M. Charles-Edwards

in Legalism: Property and Ownership

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198813415
eISBN:
9780191851704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813415.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The sources drawn upon for this paper are legal manuals. These come from the seventh and eighth centuries in the case of Ireland and, for Wales, from the thirteenth. Alongside some similarities in ... More


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