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Conclusion

Mary McAuley

in Bread and Justice: State and Society in Petrograd 1917-1922

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219828
eISBN:
9780191678387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219828.003.0022
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The seventy years that followed the ending of the civil war were no less eventful than those of revolution and the establishment of Bolshevik rule. The city became a melting pot of new and old, a ... More


Charles Town Harbor: September 1775–October 1775

William R. Ryan

in The World of Thomas Jeremiah: Charles Town on the Eve of the American Revolution

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387285
eISBN:
9780199775774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387285.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter illustrates what Charles Town was like in the wake of Jeremiah's execution. Lord Campbell, fearing for his life, was forced to abandon his post and abscond to a dilapidated sloop in the ... More


Low Country/Backcountry: The Volatile Geopolitics of Revolutionary South Carolina: November 1775–December 1775

William R. Ryan

in The World of Thomas Jeremiah: Charles Town on the Eve of the American Revolution

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387285
eISBN:
9780199775774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387285.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter deals with the rise of the radical Whig faction and how they, under the leadership of William Henry Drayton, antagonized the governor by trying to blockade the port, thus precipitating ... More


Tempting Fate: Why Nonnuclear States Confront Nuclear Opponents

Paul C. Avey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740381
eISBN:
9781501740398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740381.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Why would countries without nuclear weapons even think about fighting nuclear-armed opponents? A simple answer is that no one believes nuclear weapons will be used. But that answer fails to consider ... More


Transplantation studies

F. Bermúdez-Rattoni

in Conditioned Taste Aversion: Memory of a Special Kind

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198523475
eISBN:
9780191712678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523475.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

Removed insular cortex (IC – about 3 mm3) can be substituted 60 days later by homotopic fetal IC transplant allowing CTA relearning. Similar attempts to compensate the lesioned amygdala by ... More


Transformations of Experience: Around and Behind

Emily Van Buskirk

in Lydia Ginzburg's Prose: Reality in Search of Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691166797
eISBN:
9781400873777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166797.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter treats Notes of a Blockade Person, a heterogeneous narrative in multiple parts that is not only Ginzburg's most important and famous “single” work, but also her most misinterpreted in ... More


Britain, Switzerland, and the Second World War

Neville Wylie

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206903
eISBN:
9780191717338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206903.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

This is the first comprehensive study of British policy towards Switzerland during the Second World War. Switzerland occupied an ambiguous place in British belligerency. While epitomizing the kind of ... More


Conclusion: ‘The Western Way in Warfare’, Past and Future

Azar Gat

in Fascist and Liberal Visions of War: Fuller, Liddell Hart, Douhet, and Other Modernists

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207153
eISBN:
9780191677519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207153.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History, History of Ideas

This conclusion concludes that Liddell Hart's contribution to strategic theory exceeds and is much serious than his popular doctrines of ‘indirect approach’ and the ‘British way in warfare’. It is ... More


“Midnight Shrieks and Soul‐Amazing Moanes”: The Rhode Island Government and King Philip's War

Meredith Baldwin Weddle

in Walking in the Way of Peace: Quaker Pacifism in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131383
eISBN:
9780199834839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513138X.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

When open hostilities began near Plymouth and the Plymouth governor requested help from Rhode Island, the Quaker government agreed to blockade a peninsula and trap Philip's troops. This openly ... More


The Evolution of British Policy

NEVILLE WYLIE

in Britain, Switzerland, and the Second World War

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206903
eISBN:
9780191717338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206903.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

This chapter summarises the principal findings of the book, and shows how British policy towards Switzerland evolved over the course of the war. London's success in extracting economic and ... More


British Economic Warfare and Switzerland

NEVILLE WYLIE

in Britain, Switzerland, and the Second World War

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206903
eISBN:
9780191717338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206903.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

This chapter charts British efforts to limit Swiss–German economic collaboration. It explores how the Ministry of Economic Warfare tried to compel Berne into reducing its exports to Germany through a ... More


The Response

David R. Gibson

in Talk at the Brink: Deliberation and Decision during the Cuban Missile Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151311
eISBN:
9781400842438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151311.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on discussions about the initial U.S. response to the discovery of Soviet missiles. It argues that the choice of the blockade was only possible once a particular objection to ... More


The Blockade

David R. Gibson

in Talk at the Brink: Deliberation and Decision during the Cuban Missile Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151311
eISBN:
9781400842438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151311.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines talk about how to enforce the blockade, in terms of which ships to stop and which to allow through. Because the blockade was, from the start, ill suited for the purpose of ... More


The Costs of Empire

John A. Davis

in Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Until the fall of the empire, the Kingdom of Naples was the Mediterranean frontier of Napoleon's continental enterprise, but its primary function was to supply men, materials, and taxes to the ... More


Disorder

John A. Davis

in Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on opposition to the French regime, starting with the most widespread forms of disorder (smuggling, contraband and banditry) which as in much of the rest of Napoleonic Europe ... More


GRANULAR METALS

V.F. Gantmakher

in Electrons and Disorder in Solids

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567561
eISBN:
9780191718267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567561.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter demonstrates approaches to the treatment of macroscopically inhomogeneous materials. The conception and criteria of granularity are introduced and experimental examples of ... More


Probing and manipulating spin effects in quantum dots

S. Tarucha, M. Stopa, S. Sasaki, and K. Ono

in Concepts in Spin Electronics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568216
eISBN:
9780191718212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568216.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Probing and manipulating spin effects in quantum dots are described in this chapter. Electronic configuration in quantum dots is tunable with various parameters such as number of electrons, magnetic ... More


Spin-transfer torques and nanomagnets

Daniel C. Ralph and Robert A. Buhrman

in Concepts in Spin Electronics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568216
eISBN:
9780191718212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568216.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter presents simple ideas for understanding how spin-polarized currents can be used to exert spin-transfer torques in magnetic devices. The chapter reviews recent progress for measuring the ... More


Qatar and the Gulf Crisis

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197525593
eISBN:
9780197536124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197525593.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Qatar and the Gulf Crisis examines the attempt by four states – Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt – to isolate and blockade Qatar. The book explores in detail the policy ... More


Hungry and Homeless in the Depression

David F. Crew

in Germans on Welfare: From Weimar to Hitler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053111
eISBN:
9780199854479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053111.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the Depression Germany experienced a decade long deterioration of nutrition. This was brought on by the wartime food shortages, the continuation of the Allied blockade after the armistice, ... More


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