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Marine Mammal Conservation

John R. Twiss, Robert J. Hofman, and John E. Reynolds III

in Foundations of Environmental Sustainability: The Coevolution of Science and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195309454
eISBN:
9780199871261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309454.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on the US Marine Mammal Commission, the principles of marine mammal management and conservation associated with it, and the status and conservation issues involved with varying ... More


‘A Great Shadow Over Our “Civil Rights” ’: Fighting for the Government

Desmond King

in Separate and Unequal: Black Americans and the US Federal Government

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292494
eISBN:
9780191599682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829249X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Explores segregation in the military and resistance to its abolition ever since the founding of the country and the War of Independence to President Truman's 1947 Committee on Civil Rights and well ... More


Marine Wildlife Policy: Underlying Ideologies

Michael L. Weber

in Foundations of Environmental Sustainability: The Coevolution of Science and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195309454
eISBN:
9780199871261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309454.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on the ideologies that underlie and play a major role in determining the policies of government, management, and even science. Ideology is defined as “the body of doctrines, ... More


“And for the Turtles!”: International Conservation Efforts

Frederick Rowe Davis

in The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles: Archie Carr and the Origins of Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195310771
eISBN:
9780199790098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310771.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

By the 1960s, Carr's activities for international sea turtle conservation developed along several pathways. The Caribbean Conservation Corporation and support from the US Navy facilitated Operation ... More


“No Need Cement”

Barbara Goldoftas

in The Green Tiger: The Costs of Ecological Decline in the Philippines

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195135114
eISBN:
9780199868216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135114.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In the mid-1990s, a proposal by the Pangasinan Cement Corporation to build a cement plant and sprawling industrial center in Bolinao, Pangasinan, split the fishing town, which is the home of the ... More


The Exploited Seas: New Directions for Marine Environmental History

Poul Holm, Tim D. Smith, and David J. Starkey (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007312
eISBN:
9781786944733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007312.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

The book combines the approaches of maritime history and ecological science to explore the evolution of life-forms and eco-systems in the ocean from a historical perspective, in order to establish ... More


The Marine Corps

Melissa T. Brown

in Enlisting Masculinity: The Construction of Gender in US Military Recruiting Advertising during the All-Volunteer Force

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842827
eISBN:
9780199933105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842827.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 5 provides background material on the Marine Corps’ culture and recruiting history, before presenting an analysis of the recruiting materials. Over the course of the all-volunteer force, ... More


Why Study Biology by the Sea?

Karl S. Matlin, Jane Maienschein, and Rachel A. Ankeny (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226672762
eISBN:
9780226673097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226673097.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This book explores why researchers since the mid-nineteenth century have spent time at the seaside, as well as what questions motivated their work and what opportunities appeared as a result of ... More


The Government's Plague Fighters

James C. Mohr

in Plague and Fire: Battling Black Death and the 1900 Burning of Honolulu's Chinatown

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195162318
eISBN:
9780199788910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162318.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces and offers background on the principal medical figures involved in this drama: Nathaniel B. Emerson, Francis R. Day, and Clifford B. Wood, the three American-trained ... More


Rimbaud's ‘Marine’ and ‘Mouvement’

Clive Scott

in Vers Libre: The Emergence of Free Verse in France 1886-1914

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151593
eISBN:
9780191672750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151593.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

This chapter is devoted to commentaries on Rimbaud's poems, the ‘Marine’ and the ‘Mouvement’. Rimbaud's poems are generally accepted as the first samples of free verse in France. However this ... More


The Biological Century: The Cultural Importance of Ecological Process

John P. Herron

in Science and the Social Good: Nature, Culture, and Community, 1865-1965

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195383546
eISBN:
9780199870523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383546.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the life of Rachel Carson. In late summer of 1929, 22-year-old Rachel Carson arrived at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. A recent graduate ... More


Dollar Diplomacy by Force: Nation-Building and Resistance in the Dominican Republic

Ellen D. Tillman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626956
eISBN:
9781469628127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626956.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The U.S. policy of “Dollar Diplomacy” was designed to replace “dollars for bullets,” to guarantee economic and political stability in the Caribbean without intrusive and increasingly controversial ... More


Spanish-speaking Anarchists in the United States: The Newspaper Cultura Obrera and Its Transnational Networks (1911–1927)

Susana Sueiro Seoane

in Writing Revolution: Hispanic Anarchism in the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042744
eISBN:
9780252051609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042744.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyzes Cultura Obrera (Labor Culture), published in New York City from 1911 to 1927. Pedro Esteve, the primary editor, gave expression to his ideas in this newspaper and while it ... More


Biplanes at War: US Marine Corps Aviation in the Small Wars Era, 1915-1934

Wray R. Johnson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177045
eISBN:
9780813177076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177045.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book is an in-depth exploration of the experience of the US Marine Corps during the so-called small wars era, 1915–1934, with an emphasis on the marines’ employment of aviation. The introduction ... More


Seal Fisheries of the Falkland Islands and Dependencies: An Historical Review

A.B. Dickinson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893441
eISBN:
9781786944603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893441.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study offers a chronological history of seal fishing in the Falkland Islands and Dependencies from the eighteenth century to the early twenty-first. It concerns the fluctuating seal population ... More


Making the March King: John Philip Sousa's Washington Years, 1854-1893

Patrick Warfield

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037795
eISBN:
9780252095078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037795.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

John Philip Sousa's mature career as the indomitable leader of his own touring band is well known, but the years leading up to his emergence as a celebrity have escaped serious attention. This ... More


A Select Bibliography of British and Irish University Theses about Maritime History, 1792-1990

David M Williams and Andrew P White (eds)

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588504
eISBN:
9781786944931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588504.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book provides a bibliography of a wide scope of British and Irish post-graduate theses of maritime economic and social history. Its intent is to make these informative, under-utilised texts more ... More


Sino-Philippine Relations: Back to the Future?

Daniel C. O'Neill

in Dividing ASEAN and Conquering the South China Sea: China's Financial Power Projection

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455966
eISBN:
9789888455461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455966.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter first provides an overview of the history of Sino-Philippine relations, noting the strong improvement during Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s term as president from 2001-2010. It uses each ... More


Why Have Biologists Studied at the Seashore? The Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory

Jane Maienschein

in Why Study Biology by the Sea?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226672762
eISBN:
9780226673097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226673097.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Biologists have travelled to the seashore since the mid nineteenth century, for a number of different reasons that have changed over time. Throughout, the diversity of organisms and the opportunities ... More


Marine Biology Studies at Naples: The Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn

Christiane Groeben

in Why Study Biology by the Sea?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226672762
eISBN:
9780226673097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226673097.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The German zoologist Anton Dohrn (1840-1909) belonged to the beach to bench generation. He had absorbed and experienced the discomfort of his teacher’s (Ernst Haeckel) generation in getting research ... More


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