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Behavioral Ecology of Semiterrestrial Crayfish

Alastair M.M. Richardson

in Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual Systems: Crustaceans as Model Organisms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Like a number of the other crustaceans, burrowing crayfish live in a situation that tends to lead to prolonged associations between mother and offspring, and even overlapping generations in some ... More


Sociobiology of Terrestrial Isopods

Karl Eduard Linsenmair

in Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual Systems: Crustaceans as Model Organisms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Isopods are the only crustacean taxon with many truly terrestrial species, including desert inhabitants. These species show a highly developed social behavior that is crucial for survival under the ... More


Building costs, optimal solutions, and trade-offs Building costs, optimal solutions, and trade-offs

Mike Hansell

in Animal Architecture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507529
eISBN:
9780191709838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507529.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Homes are for protection, so the benefit they provide may be measurable as some consequence of the failure to invest in protection. Costs may still readily be measured in terms of energy consumption ... More


Locomotion at low Reynolds numbers

Anette E. Hosoi

in New Trends in the Physics and Mechanics of Biological Systems: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 92, July 2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199605835
eISBN:
9780191729522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605835.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This chapter presents three lectures intended as an introduction to locomotion at low Reynolds numbers. It covers swimming, crawling, and burrowing. For those who desire a more in-depth treatment, ... More


The Structure of Psychiatric Practice

Akihito Suzuki

in Madness at Home: The Psychiatrist, the Patient, and the Family in England, 1820-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245808
eISBN:
9780520932210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245808.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter looks into the clinical aspects of the relationship between the doctor and the family, and establishes that doctors were intellectually dependent on the information provided by the ... More


Prairie Dogs

Dale F. Lott

in American Bison: A Natural History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233386
eISBN:
9780520930742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233386.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

Prairie dogs were in many ways as central to the prairie economy as bison, but unlike bison they lived not just on the prairie but in it as well. Prairie dogs spent their lives literally under the ... More


Turning Back the Clock

Andy Propst

in They Made Us Happy: Betty Comden & Adolph Green's Musicals & Movies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190630935
eISBN:
9780190630966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630935.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

Betty Comden and Adolph Green received a summons in May 1949 to California from MGM producer Arthur Freed about a movie he needed them to start writing immediately. The project, which would become ... More


Alan Ferguson Rodger: A Tribute Given at the Memorial Service Held in the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford on 11 February 2012

Andrew Burrows

in Judge and Jurist: Essays in Memory of Lord Rodger of Earlsferry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677344
eISBN:
9780191758379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677344.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter presents a tribute given at Lord Rodger's memorial service held in St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh on 25 November 2011. Andrew Burrows, Professor of the Law of England in the University ... More


Ecology of Native Animals in California Grasslands

Paula M. Schiffman

in California Grasslands: Ecology and Management

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252202
eISBN:
9780520933972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252202.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter addresses soil disturbance, seed dispersal, granivory, and herbivory from a historical perspective as well as within the context of modern-day understanding of grasslands in California. ... More


A Checklist of the Burrowing Mayfly Family Ephemeridae

J. M. Hwang, Y. J. Bae, and W. P. McCafferty

in International Advances in the Ecology, Zoogeography, and Systematics of Mayflies and Stoneflies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098688
eISBN:
9780520943803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098688.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter provides an up-to-date checklist of the species and higher taxa of the burrowing mayfly family Ephemeridae, with their original and selected secondary reference sources and known ... More


Royce's Personalism

Dwayne A. Tunstall

in Yes, But Not Quite: Encountering Josiah Royce's Ethico-Religious Insight

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230549
eISBN:
9780823235919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230549.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter describes how Royce's personalism fits within the American personalist tradition. It notes that Royce is definitely a personalist based on The Personalist ... More


Morphological, Physiological, and Behavioural Adaptations of Desert Animals to the Abiotic Environment

David Ward

in The Biology of Deserts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198732754
eISBN:
9780191796982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732754.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Animals can be considered as drought evaders, drought evaporators, or drought endurers. Evaders are small desert animals that avoid overheating of the body on hot sunny days and minimize the need for ... More


Compassion and Critique: Vietnam

Liam Kennedy

in Afterimages: Photography and U.S. Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226337265
eISBN:
9780226337432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226337432.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Vietnam War imagery. It focuses on the work of two photographers who produced fresh and influential visual documentations of the war, though their work differs greatly in style ... More


What Does a Dance Filmmaker See?

Adam Roberts

in Cinematic Intermediality: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474446341
eISBN:
9781474495233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446341.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, filmmaker Adam Roberts discusses three of his films, Hands (1995), blue yellow (1995) and Pieces of the Quiet Dance (2006). Meditating on the intimate relationship between the ... More


‘Paul Morel I’ and the Death of Lydia Lawrence, August–December 1910

Neil Roberts

in Sons and Lovers: The Biography of a Novel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781942954187
eISBN:
9781786944139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954187.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

It was after breaking with Jessie in the summer of 1910 that Lawrence wrote the first draft of Sons and Lovers, which he initially called Paul Morel. All that survives of this attempt is a sketchy ... More


Betrothal and ‘Paul Morel II’, January–October 1911

Neil Roberts

in Sons and Lovers: The Biography of a Novel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781942954187
eISBN:
9781786944139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954187.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Throughout 1911 Lawrence was living in Croydon, still working as a teacher, and separated from his fiancée Louie Burrows, towards whom he felt increasing frustration because of her conventional ... More


Wit and Wisdom: The Worldview of the Old Norse-Icelandic Riddles and Their Relationship to Eddic Poetry

Hannah Burrows

in Eddic, Skaldic, and Beyond: Poetic Variety in Medieval Iceland and Norway

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257812
eISBN:
9780823261598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257812.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Hannah Burrows discusses the riddles found in Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks, a thirteenth-century fornaldarsaga. Little scholarly attention has been directed toward the riddles from the Old ... More


Ubiquitous, Promiscuous, Frequent, and Numerous

R. Scott Huffard Jr.

in Engines of Redemption: Railroads and the Reconstruction of Capitalism in the New South

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469652818
eISBN:
9781469652832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652818.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the life and legend of two train robbers active in Alabama in the 1890s – Railroad Bill and Rube Burrow. While there is a tendency to see train robbers as embodiments of ... More


Kafka and the Ontology of Acousmatic Sound

Brian Kane

in Sound Unseen: Acousmatic Sound in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199347841
eISBN:
9780199347872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347841.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Developing the critique of Schaeffer’s ontology of the sound object, presented in chapter 1, this chapter describes the ontology of acousmatic sound. This is developed through a reading of Kafka’s ... More


Evolutionary Ecology of Burrow Construction and Social Life

Mark E. Laidre

in Life Histories: Volume 5

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190620271
eISBN:
9780197590461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190620271.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Aquatic Biology

Burrows represent a prominent example of animal architecture that fundamentally alters the surrounding physical environment, often with important consequences for social life. Crustaceans, in ... More


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