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Urban Sprawl: What is Urbanization and Why does it Matter?: Mortimer Wheeler Lecture

Robin Osborne

in Mediterranean Urbanization 800-600 BC

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263259
eISBN:
9780191734618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263259.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter explains the importance of studying urbanization in the Mediterranean region. Urbanization has become a somewhat unfashionable topic among archaeologists and this may be because it has ... More


Introduction

Catherine Holmes

in Byzantines, Latins, and Turks in the Eastern Mediterranean World after 1150

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199641888
eISBN:
9780191808357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199641888.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The late medieval eastern Mediterranean was a region typified by political, religious, social, economic, and cultural complexity. This volume aims to uncover some important unifying themes which can ... More


Becoming conscious of the ‘whole Mediterranean’: old cleavages and recent developments

Hans-Joachim von Kondratowitz

in Ageing in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447301066
eISBN:
9781447311393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301066.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

By looking at the unsuccessful attempts of European policies to promote a lasting cooperation with the Mediterranean, the contribution tries to give a long term picture about the difficulties to ... More


Demographic outlook of ageing in the Mediterranean, 1950–2050

Joseph Troisi

in Ageing in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447301066
eISBN:
9781447311393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301066.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

One of the most significant phenomena of the twentieth century has been Population Ageing. This demographic phenomenon poses unique challenges to every society. The links between demography and the ... More


Report on the Mediterranean Inspection, August 1944

Nige West and Oleg Tsarev

in TRIPLEX: Secrets from the Cambridge Spies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123470
eISBN:
9780300156416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123470.003.0023
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses 22850's report on his trip through the Mediterranean region in connection with the XK problem. The purpose of the trip was, in essence, to provide basic training in XK issues, ... More


Under Construction: The Euro-Mediterranean Free Trade Area (EMFTA)

Francesco Seatzu

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2018

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190072506
eISBN:
9780190072520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072506.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Although compelled by both political and trade necessities, negotiations for the Euro-Mediterranean Free Trade Area (EMFTA) have been problematic and lengthy. This free trade area is to encompass the ... More


H.D.’s Trilogy as Transnational Palimpsest

Rebecca Walsh

in The Geopoetics of Modernism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060514
eISBN:
9780813050683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060514.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on the strategic use of environmental determinism in H.D.’S World War II epic Trilogy. This academic paradigm and geographical discourse gives H.D., an American expatriate, the ... More


Pappataci and Kaimakan: Reflections in a Mediterranean Mirror

Larry Wolff

in The Singing Turk: Ottoman Power and Operatic Emotions on the European Stage from the Siege of Vienna to the Age of Napoleon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795777
eISBN:
9780804799652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795777.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri, considered as a Venetian triumph for Rossini in 1813, employing Turkish themes that resonated with Venetian-Ottoman history. The libretto by ... More


Introduction

Lara Vanessa Jefferson, Marcello Pennacchio, and Kayri Havens

in Ecology of Plant-Derived Smoke: Its Use in Seed Germination

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199755936
eISBN:
9780190267834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199755936.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This introductory chapter begins by discussing the historical background of smoke and fire, describing the African primitive purposes of fire such as a crop enhancement, fertility charm, and a sign ... More


An Ottoman Prince in the Romantic Imagination: The Libertine Adventures of Rossini’s Turkish Traveler

Larry Wolff

in The Singing Turk: Ottoman Power and Operatic Emotions on the European Stage from the Siege of Vienna to the Age of Napoleon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795777
eISBN:
9780804799652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795777.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Romantic conception of the singing Turk in Rossini’s Il Turco in Italia. After centuries of European warfare with the Ottomans, Rossini in 1814, working with the ... More


Biodiversity Along Core–Periphery Clines

Sergei Volis and Salit Kark

in Biodiversity in Drylands: Toward a Unified Framework

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195139853
eISBN:
9780197561720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139853.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

The study of biodiversity has received wide attention in recent decades. Biodiversity has been defined in various ways (Gaston and Spicer, 1998, Purvis and ... More


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