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Prologue: Taking Aim

J. Bronner Simon

in Killing Tradition: Inside Hunting and Animal Rights Controversies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125282
eISBN:
9780813135007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125282.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This section reflects on the fundamental ethical beliefs and the implications for the conduct of society, past and future, on the various questions raised by the battle over killing tradition. It ... More


Introduction

Anthony B. Dickinson and Chesley W. Sanger

in Norwegian Whaling in Newfoundland: The Aquaforte Station and the Ellefsen Family, 1902-1908

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007305
eISBN:
9781786944740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007305.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter introduces the Aquaforte station within the wider context of both Newfoundland and global whaling. It also examines the shift from traditional to modern whaling technologies. It also ... More


Changing the Mission:: From the Cold War to Climate Change

Naomi Oreskes

in Science and Technology in the Global Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027953
eISBN:
9780262326100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027953.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the early 1990s a group of American oceanographers sought to change their focus away from Cold War military concerns and toward environmental matters related to anthropogenic climate change. ... More


The Whales of August (1987)

John Izod, Karl Magee, Kathryn Hannan, and Isabelle Gourdin-Sangouard

in Lindsay Anderson: Cinema authorship

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083389
eISBN:
9781781705070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083389.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Whales of August (1987) is a film that focuses on the relationship between two widowed Sisters, Libby and Sarah. Mr. Maranov is a former Russian aristocrat who needs a new place to live in. ... More


The Common Highway

Jason W. Smith

in To Master the Boundless Sea: The U.S. Navy, the Marine Environment, and the Cartography of Empire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640440
eISBN:
9781469640464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640440.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter examines the hydrographic work of the U.S. Naval Observatory and Hydrographical Office under the leadership of Lieutenant Matthew Fontaine Maury, 1842-1861, a tenure in which Maury ... More


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