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A Paradox of the Race?

Jeffrey Magee

in The Uncrowned King of Swing: Fletcher Henderson and Big Band Jazz

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195090222
eISBN:
9780199871469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090222.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

After Armstrong's departure from the band in late 1925, his music still represented a musical and social challenge in that his style presented an exciting but perhaps threatening foil to the Paul ... More


MOUNTAINS

Ernest H. Williams

in The Nature Handbook: A Guide to Observing the Great Outdoors

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179293
eISBN:
9780199790470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179293.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

This chapter describes the responses of trees to elevational gradients and the characteristics of plants (and one or two animals) that must cope with cold climates on the tops of mountains. The ... More


Case Study: Monitoring Shifts in Plant Diversity in Response to Climate Change

Thomas J. Stohlgren

in Measuring Plant Diversity: Lessons from the Field

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172331
eISBN:
9780199790395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172331.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Improved sampling designs are needed to detect, monitor, and predict plant migrations and plant diversity changes caused by climate change and other human activities. This chapter provides a ... More


“Prophet of a New and Wiser Social Order,” 1929–1932

Robyn Muncy

in Relentless Reformer: Josephine Roche and Progressivism in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691122731
eISBN:
9781400852413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691122731.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details events in Josephine Roche's life from 1929 to 1932. As Roche and the miners at Rocky Mountain Fuel (RMF) implemented their “industrial Magna Carta,” they faced two major threats. ... More


Migrating to a “Totally New Planet”: Roche Takes Over Rocky Mountain Fuel, 1927–1928

Robyn Muncy

in Relentless Reformer: Josephine Roche and Progressivism in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691122731
eISBN:
9781400852413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691122731.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details events in Josephine Roche's life from 1927–1928. Orphaned and unemployed in 1927, Roche contemplated her future. Her father's lawyers advised her to sell her stock in the Rocky ... More


Before the Wilderness: Native Peoples and Yellowstone

Mark David Spence

in Dispossessing the Wilderness: Indian Removal and the Making of the National Parks

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195142433
eISBN:
9780199848812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195142433.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses Yellowstone's cultural landscape and the people that inhabited the area throughout the historic era. Yellowstone was a landscape that had been shaped by thousands of years of ... More


Staying Alive: Stallone, Authorship and Contemporary Hollywood Aesthetics

Paul Ramaeker

in The Ultimate Stallone Reader: Sylvester Stallone as Star, Icon, Auteur

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169813
eISBN:
9780231850643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169813.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter studies Sylvester Stallone's first seven films as director. These include: Paradise Alley (1978), Rocky II (1979), Rocky III (1982), Staying Alive (1983), Rocky IV (1985), Rocky Balboa ... More


I, of the Tiger: Self and Self-Obsession in the Rocky Series

Eric Lichtenfeld

in The Ultimate Stallone Reader: Sylvester Stallone as Star, Icon, Auteur

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169813
eISBN:
9780231850643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169813.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Sylvester Stallone's Rocky franchise, underlining how all six films are underpinned by the title character's quest for recognition, validation, and self. The series often ... More


The Endangered Species and Youth: Keeping All the Cogs and Wheels

Marybeth Lorbiecki

in A Fierce Green Fire: The Life and Legacy of Aldo Leopold

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199965038
eISBN:
9780197563311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199965038.003.0025
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

I have something to show you. I just got it by overnight delivery.” My student’s face was a blaze of eagerness. From his backpack, he pulled out a small ... More


Regional Setting of the Jornada Basin

Greg H. Mack and Barbara A. Nolen

in Structure and Function of a Chihuahuan Desert Ecosystem: The Jornada Basin Long-Term Ecological Research Site

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195117769
eISBN:
9780197561201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195117769.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Within the area around Las Cruces, New Mexico, is a network of studies both at the Jornada Experimental Range (JER) and the Chihuahuan Desert Rangeland Research Center ... More


Introduction: Presenting stallone/stallone Presents

Chris Holmlund

in The Ultimate Stallone Reader: Sylvester Stallone as Star, Icon, Auteur

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169813
eISBN:
9780231850643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169813.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter provides a background of Sylvester Stallone's work as writer, director, and actor, and catalogues his global impact and iconicity. Brought to international attention in 1976 ... More


Survival by Hunting: Prehistoric Human Predators and Animal Prey

George Frison

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231900
eISBN:
9780520927964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231900.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The North American Great Plains and Rocky Mountains have yielded many artifacts and other clues about the prehistoric people who once lived there, but little is understood about the hunting practices ... More


Where the Buffalo Once Roamed

George C. Frison

in Survival by Hunting: Prehistoric Human Predators and Animal Prey

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231900
eISBN:
9780520927964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231900.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the archaeology of the Great Plains. It focuses on the physiographic regions of the Great Plains, Rocky Mountains, Great Basin, Colorado Plateau, and Columbia Plateau which ... More


The Rocky Mountain Sheep

George C. Frison

in Survival by Hunting: Prehistoric Human Predators and Animal Prey

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231900
eISBN:
9780520927964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231900.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the hunting of mountain sheep in the Rocky Mountains during the prehistoric period. It explains that mountain sheep demonstrate behavioral patterns quite different from those of ... More


Hunting Deer, Elk, and Other Creatures

George C. Frison

in Survival by Hunting: Prehistoric Human Predators and Animal Prey

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231900
eISBN:
9780520927964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231900.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter investigates the hunting of deer, elk, and other creatures in Rocky Mountains during the prehistoric period. It describes the remains of mule deer and Rocky Mountain elk in ... More


weaponry and Tools Used by the Hunter

George C. Frison

in Survival by Hunting: Prehistoric Human Predators and Animal Prey

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231900
eISBN:
9780520927964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231900.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes tools and weaponry used by the prehistoric hunter. The weaponry used for more than 11,000 years of hunting on the plains, in the Rocky Mountains and in parts of adjacent areas ... More


Concluding Thoughts

George C. Frison

in Survival by Hunting: Prehistoric Human Predators and Animal Prey

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231900
eISBN:
9780520927964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231900.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on prehistoric hunting in the North American Great Plains and Rocky Mountains. The plains and mountains together truly provided a home ... More


Stallone, Ageing and Action Authenticity

Yvonne Tasker

in The Ultimate Stallone Reader: Sylvester Stallone as Star, Icon, Auteur

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169813
eISBN:
9780231850643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169813.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the issue of ageing in relation to the revival of the characters of Rocky in Rocky Balboa (2006) and John Rambo in Rambo (2008). Action cinema has long been coupled with the ... More


Biodiversity Response to Climate Change in the Middle Pleistocene: The Porcupine Cave Fauna from Colorado

Anthony Barnosky (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240827
eISBN:
9780520930858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240827.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This book chronicles the discovery and analysis of animal fossils found in one of the most important paleontological sites in the world: Porcupine Cave, located at an elevation of 9,500 feet in the ... More


Oracle: Global-Change-Type Drought

William deBuys

in A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199778928
eISBN:
9780197563144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199778928.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

In the sprawling, climate-controlled, glass- and steel-ribbed tent of Biosphere II, Dave Breshears is killing trees. Together with Henry Adams, his graduate student ... More


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