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Spatial Configurations of Power in Anglo-Saxon England: Sidelights on the Relationships between Boroughs, Royal Vills and Hundreds

Andrew Reynolds

in Power and Place in Europe in the Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266588
eISBN:
9780191896040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266588.003.0020
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The complex social and administrative fabric of Anglo-Saxon England existed largely without urban environments. Based upon patterns of naming, this chapter examines relationships between local ... More


Central Places and Urban Networks

Tom Scott

in Regional Identity and Economic Change: The Upper Rhine 1450-1600

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206446
eISBN:
9780191677120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206446.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

In the 1930s, German economic geographer Walter Christaller systematized the links between market centres of different sizes into a rank-order based on a predictable dispersion of central places and ... More


Social Behavior of Parent–Offspring Groups in Crustaceans

Martin Thiel

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/9780195179927.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Extended parental care is found among diverse crustacean species from aquatic and terrestrial environments, and in most cases care is provided exclusively by the females. The observations reviewed ... More


Securities Markets and Their Efficiency

Hendrik S. Houthakker and Peter J. Williamson

in The Economics of Financial Markets

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195044072
eISBN:
9780199832958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019504407X.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The discussion in this chapter begins with an analysis of central trading places, which looks at the economics of securities trading and the rationale for brokers and central trading places (with ... More


The Urban System of Roman Asia Minor and Wider Urban Connectivity

J. W. Hanson

in Settlement, Urbanization, and Population

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602353
eISBN:
9780191731570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602353.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines the urban system of Roman Asia. The distribution of urban sites indicates that a large proportion of Roman Asia was surveyed and controlled by urban centres, fairly evenly ... More


Foraging and Defence Strategies

Anna Dornhaus and Scott Powell

in Ant Ecology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199544639
eISBN:
9780191720192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544639.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Animal Biology

In many habitats, the first animal that a visitor is likely to notice is an ant forager. Ants are model systems for the study of foraging strategies, and have stimulated the development of theories ... More


Village Markets and Informal Marketing

Tom Scott

in Regional Identity and Economic Change: The Upper Rhine 1450-1600

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206446
eISBN:
9780191677120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206446.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

Both the spread of handicrafts and of salt-chests to the countryside testify to the growing commercialization of the Upper Rhine economy in the later Middle Ages. Nowhere was this transformation more ... More


Introduction

Hendrik S. Houthakker and Peter J. Williamson

in The Economics of Financial Markets

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195044072
eISBN:
9780199832958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019504407X.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This introductory chapter begins by explaining what the book is about. It then goes on to define financial markets and financial instruments, and to outline the basic concepts of accounting – the ... More


Country Crafts and Regional Guilds

Tom Scott

in Regional Identity and Economic Change: The Upper Rhine 1450-1600

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206446
eISBN:
9780191677120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206446.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

The two metropolises, Strasbourg and Basel, faced no sustained challenge to their ascendancy, even if they competed for commercial control of the southern stretch of the Upper Rhine. Rather, the ... More


Range of Contemporary Urban Patterns and Processes

Hilda Blanco

in Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026901
eISBN:
9780262322126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026901.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Historically, urbanization has been characterized by population density, durable built environments, governance, specialized economic activities, urban infrastructures, and their rural spheres of ... More


A Morality Tale of Two Location Theorists in Hitler’s Germany: Walter Christaller and August Lösch

Trevor J. Barnes

in Hitler's Geographies: The Spatialities of the Third Reich

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226274423
eISBN:
9780226274560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226274560.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Hitler’s project was fundamentally geographical, with space, place and landscape pressed into horrific service. Consequently, the Nazis managed, planned, organized and contorted geography. Partly ... More


Applied Geography and Area Research in Nazi Society: Central Place Theory and Planning, 1933–1945

Mechtild Rössler

in Hitler's Geographies: The Spatialities of the Third Reich

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226274423
eISBN:
9780226274560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226274560.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The earliest ventures in applied geography and area research were developed during the Weimar Republic. In 1933 the first theoretical study appeared: the central place theory by Walter Christaller. ... More


Validating Models through a Chronological and Concrete Analysis: Three Case Studies

Christian Montès

in American Capitals: A Historical Geography

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226080482
eISBN:
9780226080512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226080512.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter will test the model of complexity, while rendering it more concrete. It proposes a deeper study of the evolution of three capitals, encompassing their processes of choice as well as ... More


Beyond dispersal: the role of animal movement in modern agricultural landscapes

Henrik G. Smith, Klaus Birkhofer, Yann Clough, Johan Ekroos, Ola Olsson, and Maj Rundlöf

in Animal Movement Across Scales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199677184
eISBN:
9780191785696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677184.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

In this chapter three major concepts relating animal population dynamics to landscape change mediated by animal mobility are outlined: meta-population/community dynamics (affecting many habitat ... More


Urban (Economic) Success Is Never a Straight Line: New York, Vienna, and Other Urban Journeys

Mario Polèse

in The Wealth and Poverty of Cities: Why Nations Matter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190053710
eISBN:
9780190053741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053710.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 1 is in part autobiographical and invites the reader on four urban journeys. First, we go to New York, whose decline and subsequent resurgence are recounted through the author’s eyes: In this ... More


Forget Me Not: The Future of Alzheimer’s

Renée L. Beard

in Living with Alzheimer's: Managing Memory Loss, Identity, and Illness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479800117
eISBN:
9781479855377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800117.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Drawing on symbolic interactionism and social constructionism, the final chapter reexamines the biomedicalization of memory loss and sociological illness narratives. Since there is nothing intrinsic ... More


A Formal Justification for the Application of GIS to the Cultural Ecological Analysis of Land-Use Intensification and Deforestation in the Amazon

Clifford A. Behrens

in Anthropology, Space, and Geographic Information Systems

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195085754
eISBN:
9780197560495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195085754.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

What is the process by which indigenous Amazonian people intensify their utilization of tropical forest resources, and what are the roles of population demography, ... More


Introduction

Mark Aldenderfer

in Anthropology, Space, and Geographic Information Systems

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195085754
eISBN:
9780197560495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195085754.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Although spatial thinking has long been a part of anthropological inquiry, it has waxed and waned in its perceived utility and centrality to the field. Although the ... More


Foraging Behavior

Donald L. Kramer

in Evolutionary Ecology: Concepts and Case Studies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131543
eISBN:
9780197561461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131543.003.0024
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Foraging is the set of processes by which organisms acquire energy and nutrients, whether the food is directly consumed (feeding), stored for later ... More


History of Hillfort Studies

Dennis Harding

in Iron Age Hillforts in Britain and Beyond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199695249
eISBN:
9780191918452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199695249.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Popular perception polarizes opinions, and archaeology is no exception. Instead of complexities and paradoxes, we instinctively prefer simplification and certainties, ... More


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