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Disease Patterns on the Navajo Reservation

Stephen J. Kunitz

in Disease Change and the Role of Medicine: The Navajo Experience

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520049260
eISBN:
9780520909649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520049260.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter reviews the history of several causes of death on the Navajo reservation. It is noted that tuberculosis therapy brought about the decline in its morbidity and mortality. Additionally, ... More


Working with traumatically bereaved children

William Yule and Patrick Smith

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0016
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Losing a sibling or even a parent can have a rather profound effect on a child. However, there are some deaths that can easily induce trauma in a child, specifically sudden and unexpected deaths. Two ... More


Behind the Seen: All Hell Breaks Loose

Jody Enders

in Murder by Accident: Medieval Theater, Modern Media, Critical Intentions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226207834
eISBN:
9780226207858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226207858.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses the case of stagehand Guillaume Langlois who in March 1830 was obliged to account for his role in the accidental death by cannon-fire of his friend and colleague Jehan Hemont. ... More


The Final Run-Through

Jody Enders

in Murder by Accident: Medieval Theater, Modern Media, Critical Intentions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226207834
eISBN:
9780226207858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226207858.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses the case of Perrin Le Roux, a stagehand who was accidentally killed by Fremin Severin during a rehearsal of the play Miracle of Théophile in June 1384. This is similar to the ... More


Introduction

Stephen J. Kunitz

in Disease Change and the Role of Medicine: The Navajo Experience

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520049260
eISBN:
9780520909649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520049260.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The argument presented in this book is that among Navajo Indians, medical therapy was of enormous value in treating some of the most important infectious diseases but is and will continue to be of ... More


The Conquest of Death: Violence and the Birth of the Modern English State

Matthew Lockwood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300217063
eISBN:
9780300227864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217063.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Conquest of Death considers the concepts of violence and state power far more broadly and holistically than previous accounts of state growth by intertwining the national and the local, the ... More


Killing Himself by Accident: Of Broken Frames, Mimetic Blindness, and a Dance of Death

Jody Enders

in Murder by Accident: Medieval Theater, Modern Media, Critical Intentions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226207834
eISBN:
9780226207858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226207858.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses the case of Henry D'Anoux who fell on his knife while dancing and accidentally killed himself during a wedding reception in October 1504. It explains that D'Anoux has been ... More


Entr̓Acte: This Fallacy Which Is Not One

Jody Enders

in Murder by Accident: Medieval Theater, Modern Media, Critical Intentions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226207834
eISBN:
9780226207858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226207858.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter revaluates the concept of intentional fallacy in relation to the accidental deaths related to the theater discussed in the first part of this volume. It suggests that there is no ... More


Fervor and Tenderness: Gleb Panfilov, May I Speak? (1975)

Catriona Kelly

in Soviet Art House: Lenfilm Studio under Brezhnev

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197548363
eISBN:
9780197548400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197548363.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The production of “major films” was an insistent preoccupation of Soviet cinema’s regulatory bodies both at government and at Party levels. A director regarded as particularly successful in this ... More


Armchair Arguments

Hugh Lafollette

in In Defense of Gun Control

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190873363
eISBN:
9780190873400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873363.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Valuable armchair arguments are shaped by significant reservoirs of knowledge, albeit knowledge that lies in their background, rather than the foreground. So understood armchair arguments are ... More


Evaluating the Empirical Evidence

Hugh Lafollette

in In Defense of Gun Control

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190873363
eISBN:
9780190873400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873363.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Putative authorities espouse incompatible claims about the costs and benefits of permitting extensive private ownership of guns. In the face of this disagreement, what is a conscientious citizen or ... More


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