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The Political Problem of Reconciling Domestic and International Interests in EMU: The Legacy of Barre, Giscard D'estaing, and Pompidou

Kenneth Dyson and Kevin Featherstone

in The Road To Maastricht: Negotiating Economic and Monetary Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296386
eISBN:
9780191599125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829638X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

De Gaulle's views on EMU are compared with those of his Finance Minister Giscard d’Estaing. French policy towards the Hague Summit and the Werner Report is analysed, in particular the views and ... More


The Story of Saṃkarṣaṇa’s and Kṛṣṇa’s Births: A Drama Involving Embryos

André Couture

in Imagining the Fetus: The Unborn in Myth, Religion, and Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195380040
eISBN:
9780199869077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380040.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

The Harivaṃśa (a long supplement to the Mahābhārata) contains the well-known Hindu story of the births of Saṃkarṣaṇa and Kṛṣṇa, which involves the killing of six fetuses, the miscarriage of a ... More


Snakes

Ben Brubaker, Daniel Bump, and Solomon Friedberg

in Weyl Group Multiple Dirichlet Series: Type A Combinatorial Theory (AM-175)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150659
eISBN:
9781400838998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150659.003.0009
Subject:
Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This chapter introduces the “Snake Lemma” and uses it to prove the statement that GΓ‎(t) = GΔ‎(t′) is “often” true. It first describes an indexing of the Γ‎ preaccordion and of the Δ‎′ preaccordion; ... More


Postwar Japanese Animation Development and Toei Animation Studio*

Tze-Yue G. Hu

in Frames of Anime: Culture and Image-Building

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090972
eISBN:
9789882207721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090972.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter primarily focuses on the post-Second World War industrial development of Japanese animation and the medium's expressive symbolic role in postwar nation-building. It examines the ... More


Are You Not a Man of God?: Devotion, Betrayal, and Social Criticism in Jewish Tradition

Tova Hartman and Charlie Buckholtz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199337439
eISBN:
9780199362370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337439.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Literature

This volume offers a rereading of several canonical stories in Jewish texts and Greek tragedy using devoted resistance as the interpretative lens. These include the stories of Isaac and Iphigenia who ... More


In the Belly of the Beast, 1921–1928

David J. Meltzer

in The Great Paleolithic War: How Science Forged an Understanding of America's Ice Age Past

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226293226
eISBN:
9780226293363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226293363.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

A flurry of discoveries in the 1920s of stone artifacts in association with extinct animals culminated in the discovery of spear points unequivocally associated with bones of an extinct bison at a ... More


Hospitality in the Highlands

Danilyn Rutherford

in Living in the Stone Age: Reflections on the Origins of a Colonial Fantasy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226570105
eISBN:
9780226570389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226570389.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

In the Wissel Lakes, Dutch officials described colonialism as a form of hospitality in which the natives welcomed the Dutch into their homelands and the Dutch welcomed them into the civilized world. ... More


Literary Contexts

Luke Ferretter

in Sylvia Plath's Fiction: A Critical Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625093
eISBN:
9780748671694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625093.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the influences that shaped Plath as a fiction writer. There are five sections, each of which examines one of the major such influences. These are: (1) Virginia Woolf (2) The New ... More


The Perils of Public Works: Federal Reclamation, 1902–1909

Donald J. Pisani

in Water and American Government: The Reclamation Bureau, National Water Policy, and the West, 1902-1935

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230309
eISBN:
9780520927582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230309.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at how the idealism of the reclamation crusade slowly died away in the years after 1902. It shows that the structure of American government also limited federal reclamation. It ... More


Case Studies in Irrigation and Community: Twin Falls and Rupert

Donald J. Pisani

in Water and American Government: The Reclamation Bureau, National Water Policy, and the West, 1902-1935

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230309
eISBN:
9780520927582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230309.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines two different agricultural communities in Snake River Valley in Idaho: one at Rupert and the other at Twin Falls. It reveals that while irrigation was never the solution William ... More


Snake Eyes (1998)

Douglas Keesey

in Brian De Palma's Split-Screen: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628466973
eISBN:
9781628467024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628466973.003.0025
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores multi-perspectivism in Snake Eyes (1998), in which Atlantic City police detective Rick Santoro (Nicolas Cage) undertakes an investigation, interrogating witnesses and studying ... More


An Examination of the Aria Song “Shilin Jita”

Nancy Yunhwa Rao

in Chinatown Opera Theater in North America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040566
eISBN:
9780252099007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040566.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Opera

Cantonese opera aria was a primary form of musical utterance in Chinatowns in the 1920s. They were heard not only at theaters but also as aria song on phonograph records at laundries, canneries, or ... More


Seminole Archaeology

Robert S. Carr

in Digging Miami

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042060
eISBN:
9780813043463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042060.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter examines the arrival of the Seminoles and their patterns of settlement in southeast Florida. From the first Creek slave raids on the Tequesta in 1709 to the creation of Seminole ... More


Falling Waters: Hydropower and Renewable Energy

Daniel McCool

in River Republic: The Fall and Rise of America's Rivers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161312
eISBN:
9780231504416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161312.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines how hydropower and renewable energy diminished the value of American rivers as a whole and instead allocated them to narrow, extractive uses. There is an ongoing debate about ... More


Jenkins’ Motion Pictures

Donald G. Godfrey

in C. Francis Jenkins, Pioneer of Film and Television

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038280
eISBN:
9780252096150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038280.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines C. Francis Jenkins' photographic inventions that he used to demonstrate motion pictures in a variety of applications. Despite losing in the early battle with Thomas J. Armat, ... More


The White Snake in Hong Kong Horror Cinema: from Horrific Tales to Crowd Pleasers

Liang Luo

in Hong Kong Horror Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474424592
eISBN:
9781474444705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424592.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Considered one of the four legends in the Chinese oral tradition, the legend of the White Snake and its theatrical and popular cultural metamorphoses played an important role in the pre-cinematic ... More


Southern Gothic

Christopher Lloyd

in American Gothic Culture: An Edinburgh Companion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401616
eISBN:
9781474418553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401616.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the history of Southern Gothic through three recent media whose original visual imaginary delineates gothic aberrance. In the broad reach of visual media the Southern Gothic ... More


Down the Columbia: Salmon and the Nature of Change

Daniel B. Botkin

in Our Natural History: The Lessons of Lewis and Clark

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195168297
eISBN:
9780199790050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168297.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on the decline in fish populations, including Peruvian anchovies and salmon. Topics covered include Lewis' first taste of Pacific salmon, sockeye and chinook salmon populations ... More


“It is Not in Heaven!” and Other Hurtful Words: Circling the Snake Oven

Tova Hartman and Charlie Buckholtz

in Are You Not a Man of God?: Devotion, Betrayal, and Social Criticism in Jewish Tradition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199337439
eISBN:
9780199362370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337439.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Literature

This chapter examines the Talmudic story “Snake Oven,” which is considered by many as a triumphant source-text for human autonomy as a Jewish religious value. It discusses the dominant reading of ... More


Monday

in On My Honor: Boy Scouts and the Making of American Youth

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226517049
eISBN:
9780226517032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226517032.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents the second-day experience of Jay Mechling while camping with Boy Scout Troop 49. On the second day of camping, Mechling had breakfast at the Snake Patrol site. He decided to sit ... More


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