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Biodiversity Conservation: Global Priorities, Trends, and the Outlook for the Future

Russell A. Mittermeier and William R. Konstant

in Footprints in the Jungle: Natural Resource Industries, Infrastructure, and Biodiversity Conservation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125788
eISBN:
9780199832927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125789.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter describes biodiversity and its value to society. The concepts of biodiversity hotspots, major tropical Wilderness Areas, and Megadiversity Countries and Conservation International's ... More


The Making of Letters between Two

BONNIE S. McDOUGALL

in Love-Letters and Privacy in Modern China: The Intimate Lives of Lu Xun and Xu Guangping

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256792
eISBN:
9780191698378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256792.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The decision by Lu Xun and Xu Guangping to publish their correspondence was made in 1932, when the vogue for published love-letters by literary couples was at its height. An unacknowledged reason ... More


Courtship: March 1925–August 1926

BONNIE S. McDOUGALL

in Love-Letters and Privacy in Modern China: The Intimate Lives of Lu Xun and Xu Guangping

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256792
eISBN:
9780191698378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256792.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Xu Guangping addressed her letter to Lu Xun the writer, rather than to Mr Zhou, her teacher. It is unlikely that one of her motives in writing was the pursuit of a romantic relationship. In her ... More


Eugene ƠNeill: The Shavian Dimension

Stanley Weintraub

in Who's Afraid of Bernard Shaw?: Some Personalities in Shaw's Plays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037264
eISBN:
9780813041544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037264.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Eugene O'Neill's early attraction to Shaw's work is evidenced in his memoir-comedy Ah, Wilderness! (1933), in which young Richard Miller, like O'Neill, treasures Candida and identifies himself with ... More


Conundrum and Continuum: One Man’s Wilderness, from a Ditch to the Dark Divide

Robert Michael Pyle

in Wildness: Relations of People and Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226444666
eISBN:
9780226444970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226444970.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter teases apart the various distinctions between wildness and Wilderness by exploring the author’s own experience of the wild continuum, from a modest drainage ditch in suburban Denver, ... More


John Buchan, romantic imperialism, and the question of who belongs

Daniel Gorman

in Imperial Citizenship: Empire and the Question of Belonging

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075292
eISBN:
9781781700730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075292.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the views of John Buchan, Governor-General of Canada from 1935 to 1940, concerning imperial citizenship. Buchan's imperial outlook was that of a progressive conservative with a ... More


Designing the company Arcadia

Helena Chance

in The Factory in a Garden: A History of Corporate Landscapes from the Industrial to the Digital Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993009
eISBN:
9781526124043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993009.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Rowheath Park at Bournville (from 1921) and the Hills and Dales Park, the Old Barn Club and Old River Park, made for NCR employees between 1906 and 1939, are highly significant to the history of ... More


Losing Wildness for the Sake of Wilderness: The Removal of Drakes Bay Oyster Company

Laura Alice Watt

in Wildness: Relations of People and Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226444666
eISBN:
9780226444970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226444970.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

In 2014, Drakes Bay Oyster Company, a historic oyster farm operating sustainably within the Point Reyes National Seashore, was forced to end operations by the National Park Service, which considered ... More


Gathering Black Subjectivities and Cultural Memory in Alice Childress’s Wine in the Wilderness

Carol Bunch Davis

in Prefiguring Postblackness: Cultural Memory, Drama, and the African American Freedom Struggle of the 1960s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496802989
eISBN:
9781496803023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802989.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter frames Alice Childress's 1969 teleplay Wine in the Wilderness, as a counternarrative to cultural memory's master narrative of the African American Freedom Struggle era. Childress ... More


Père Rouquette and Other Early Francophone Poets

Catharine Savage Brosman

in Louisiana Creole Literature: A Historical Study

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039102
eISBN:
9781621039938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039102.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter surveys briefly early Louisiana poetry, an early drama, and travel writing, all in French, then examines especially the careers and literary production of Adrien Rouquette, a priest, ... More


Against Nature

Steven Vogel

in Thinking like a Mall: Environmental Philosophy after the End of Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029100
eISBN:
9780262326988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029100.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Environmentalists are concerned with the protection of nature, but (as has often been noted) nature may already have ended. The “environment” – the world that environs us -- seems to be a built one, ... More


Environmental Disruption as a Consequence of Human Migration: The Case of the U.S.-Mexico Border

Lisa Meierotto

in Migration and Disruptions: Toward a Unifying Theory of Ancient and Contemporary Migrations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060804
eISBN:
9780813050874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060804.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Human migration has been a factor in environmental disruption along the United States–Mexico border both historically and in modern times. This chapter examines the impact of human migration as well ... More


Wilderness

Robert Wyss

in The Man Who Built the Sierra Club: A Life of David Brower

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231164467
eISBN:
9780231541312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164467.003.0006
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Brower joins with Howard Zanhiser of the Wilderness Society to fight in Congress for a bill to protect the nation’s wilderness. He finds allies in Supreme Court Justice William Douglas and author ... More


Spirituals in Uncle Tom Shows, Melodramas, and Spectacles

Sandra Jean Graham

in Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041631
eISBN:
9780252050305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041631.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

Stage productions of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) were a staple of theaters across the United States well into the twentieth century. In 1876, after jubilee troupes had ... More


Introduction

Ning Wang

in Banished to the Great Northern Wilderness: Political Exile and Re-education in Mao's China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713187
eISBN:
9781501714016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713187.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter argues that political exiles to the Great Northern Wilderness were not necessarily real or even potential opponents of Mao's government, rather, they were often “loyal ... More


End without End

Ning Wang

in Banished to the Great Northern Wilderness: Political Exile and Re-education in Mao's China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713187
eISBN:
9781501714016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713187.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter talks about the suspension of banishment to the Great Northern Wilderness and the post-banishment experiences of political exiles, showing that the mass deaths in the borderlands and ... More


The Intellectual and Financial Foundations

Thomas O. McGarity

in Freedom to Harm: The Lasting Legacy of the Laissez Faire Revival

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300141245
eISBN:
9780300195217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300141245.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explains the Wilderness Years during which small enclaves of free market thinkers at the London School of Economics and the University of Chicago, supported by one or two conservative ... More


The Overland Campaign

Harry S. Laver

in A General Who Will Fight: The Leadership of Ulysses S. Grant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136776
eISBN:
9780813141282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136776.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

Grant's success at Chattanooga led to another promotion, this time to General in Chief of all Union Armies with the responsibility of developing a new strategy to win the war. Ordering simultaneous ... More


Wilderness in America

Henry Bugbee

David W. Rodick (ed.)

in Wilderness in America: Philosophical Writings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275359
eISBN:
9780823277308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275359.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Wilderness in America, echoing Thoreau, views our task as one of becoming duly instructed in the majesty of nature. If one’s instruction goes deep enough, its implications will be life-long – ... More


* Chicago Wilderness: Integrating Biological and Social Diversity in the Urban Garden

Peter Crane, Liam Heneghan, Francie Muraskistotz, Melinda Pruett-Jones, Laurel Ross, Alaka Wali, and Lynne Westphalcrane

in The Social Lives of Forests: Past, Present, and Future of Woodland Resurgence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226322667
eISBN:
9780226024134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024134.003.0033
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In 1995, 34 public and private organizations joined together to launch an unconventional regional conservation effort, the Chicago Wilderness Initiative, in the greater Chicago metropolitan area. ... More


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