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Captive Power Generation

Alok Kumar and Sushanta K. Chatterjee

in Electricity Sector in India: Policy and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082279
eISBN:
9780199082063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082279.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides a historical perspective and treatment to captive power generation in the law and policies. It then goes on to describe the vision behind the provisions on captive power ... More


BREEDING BIOLOGY AND REPRODUCTIVE STRATEGY

Ted R. Anderson

in Biology of the Ubiquitous House Sparrow: From Genes to Populations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304114
eISBN:
9780199790012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304114.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter summarizes the reproductive strategy of the House Sparrow. Although monogamy is the primary mating system of the species, significant rates of extra-pair fertilizations have been ... More


Orangutan rehabilitation and reintroduction: Successes, failures, and role in conservation

Anne E. Russon

in Orangutans: Geographic Variation in Behavioral Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199213276
eISBN:
9780191707568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213276.003.0023
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Projects for rehabilitating then releasing ex-captive orangutans to free forest life have operated continuously, throughout the orangutan’s modern range, on both Borneo and Sumatra, since the 1960s. ... More


White Women and Moorish Fancy in Eighteenth‐Century Literature

Khalid Bekkaoui

in The Arabian Nights in Historical Context: Between East and West

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199554157
eISBN:
9780191720437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554157.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter draws parallels between the English nation's fascination with The Arabian Nights and the rise of particular generic paradigms. Taking examples from Penelope Aubin and other 18th-century ... More


Renovating the House of History

J. Samaine Lockwood

in Archives of Desire: The Queer Historical Work of New England Regionalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625362
eISBN:
9781469625386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625362.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This chapter examines the regionalist recollections of C. Alice Baker and the members of her queer triadic family: Susan Minot Lane and Emma Lewis Coleman. This family of New England regionalists ... More


Staging the World: Spoils, Captives, and Representations in the Roman Triumphal Procession

Ida Ostenberg

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199215973
eISBN:
9780191706851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215973.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book is about the Roman triumphal procession in its capacity as spectacle and performance. It analyses the triumphs as visually emphatic events that both conveyed and constructed Roman views of ... More


Life and Death in Captivity: The Abuse of Prisoners during War

Geoffrey P. R. Wallace

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453434
eISBN:
9780801455742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453434.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Why are prisoners horribly abused in some wars but humanely cared for in others? This book explores the profound differences in the ways that captives are treated during armed conflict. It focuses on ... More


Surrender of Soldiers in World War I

Alan Kramer

in How Fighting Ends: A History of Surrender

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199693627
eISBN:
9780191741258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693627.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the surrender of ordinary soldiers in the British, German, and Italian armies. Distinguishing between desertion, forced surrender, and unforced surrender, it questions also ... More


How Fighting Ended in the Aztec Empire and its Surrender to the Europeans

Ross Hassig

in How Fighting Ends: A History of Surrender

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199693627
eISBN:
9780191741258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693627.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Aztec empire never surrendered. In early flower wars fought to demonstrate military prowess, surrenders were feasible among nobles but not in normal imperial wars. Individually, surrender is ... More


Conclusion

S. P. MacKenzie

in British Prisoners of the Korean War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656028
eISBN:
9780191744624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656028.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines the repatriation of British captives, the effect of captivity on their political views, debates about whether to hold collaborators to account, and government efforts to ... More


Torture: During and After Action

F. M. Kamm

in Ethics for Enemies: Terror, Torture, and War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608782
eISBN:
9780191729577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608782.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 1 considers whether, from a nonconsequentialist perspective, those who are responsible for creating lethal threats are liable to be tortured during and after their threatening acts in order ... More


“The Country Is Full of Prisoners of War”: Nationalism, Resistance, and Assimilation

Ken Miller

in Dangerous Guests: Enemy Captives and Revolutionary Communities during the War for Independence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450556
eISBN:
9780801454943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450556.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines U.S. prisoner policy in relation to issues of national identity and patriotism during the Revolutionary War's concluding years to the peace of 1783. It considers how Lancaster ... More


The Church of the East and the Territorialization of Christianity

Kyle Smith

in Constantine and the Captive Christians of Persia: Martyrdom and Religious Identity in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520289604
eISBN:
9780520964204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289604.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the History of Blessed Simeon bar Sabba'e and two other texts from among the Syriac Acts of the Persian Martyrs: the Martyrdom of the Captives of Beth Zabdai and the Martyrdom ... More


Upper East Side Story: Repatriation, Romance, and Cold War Mobilization

Susan L. Carruthers

in Cold War Captives: Imprisonment, Escape, and Brainwashing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257306
eISBN:
9780520944794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257306.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the story of Oksana Kasenkina, a schoolteacher who had fled Manhattan some days earlier in a bid to avoid repatriation to the USSR by the diplomats whose children she had ... More


Returns and Repercussions

Susan L. Carruthers

in Cold War Captives: Imprisonment, Escape, and Brainwashing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257306
eISBN:
9780520944794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257306.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The disappointments and frustrations experienced by once-celebrated captives, defectors, and escapees attracted little public comment. Nothing merited such attention as the moment of decision when ... More


Introduction

Leland Donald

in Aboriginal Slavery on the Northwest Coast of North America

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520206168
eISBN:
9780520918115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520206168.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The purpose of this book is to describe and analyze the practice and institution of slavery among the aboriginal inhabitants of the Northwest Coast of North America. The book describes Northwest ... More


Slaves and Masters Described

Leland Donald

in Aboriginal Slavery on the Northwest Coast of North America

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520206168
eISBN:
9780520918115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520206168.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the slave–master relations in the Northwest Coast. It defines a slave as a person over whom all the powers attaching to the right of ownership are exercised and examines ... More


Ecology and Conservation

Annalisa Berta

in Return to the Sea: The Life and Evolutionary Times of Marine Mammals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270572
eISBN:
9780520951440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270572.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The ecologic role of marine mammals is explored in this chapter, including food and the feeding relationships of marine mammals and the effects of change on the dynamics of marine ecosystems. Also ... More


Jefferson's Convulsions: Archiving Logan

in On Lingering and Being Last: Race and Sovereignty in the New World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823229406
eISBN:
9780823240982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823229406.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

In this chapter the author focuses on the figure of the captive king led away from what Wai-Chee Dimock has convincingly argued is the dominant racial logic of Moby-Dick, namely, the fate linking ... More


The Ransom Industry and the Expectation of Refuge on the Western Mediterranean Muslim–Christian Frontier, 1085–1350

Camilo Gómez-Rivas

in The Articulation of Power in Medieval Iberia and the Maghrib

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265697
eISBN:
9780191771897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265697.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter argues for establishing a connection between the ransoming of captives and the hosting of refugees as a politically legitimising practice. It considers twelfthcentury military and ... More


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