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Transportation, Communication, Information:: Mass and Speed

Vaclav Smil

in Transforming the Twentieth Century: Volume 2: Technical Innovations and Their Consequences

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195168754
eISBN:
9780199783601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168755.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Private transportation was transformed by mass ownership of automobiles while long-distance public transport benefited from new high-speed trains and from affordable flying. Freight transportation ... More


Cheese and Olives, Bottles and Cups: Notes on Measure Phrases and Container Phrases

Hagit Borer

in Structuring Sense Volume I: In Name Only

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263905
eISBN:
9780191718182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263905.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter examines Hebrew classifiers and partitive structures, elaborating further the interaction between the assignment of range and grammatical variation. Grocerese nominals and container ... More


The 1980s Users' Performance in the 1990s

Glenn Yago and Susanne Trimbath

in Beyond Junk Bonds: Expanding High Yield Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195149234
eISBN:
9780199871865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149238.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Case studies are presented of five high‐yield US companies and the strategies they have pursued to maximize the value of their assets, labor force, products and markets. The examples show how ... More


Beyond Absolute Time and Space: From Representation to Performativity in Rituals

Frédérique Apffel-Marglin

in Subversive Spiritualities: How Rituals Enact the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199793853
eISBN:
9780199919246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793853.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 9 elaborates a theory of ritual. The chapter argues that the ontology of time and space as universals, time as linear and space as a container, as given backdrops to human actions, render the ... More


The Globalisation of the Oceans: Containerisation from the 1950s to the Present

Frank Broeze

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007336
eISBN:
9781786944719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007336.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book maintains that container shipping is vital to the actualisation of globalisation, and that without it, globalisation would remain a concept rather than reality. It argues that container ... More


Being in

Benjamin Morison

in On Location: Aristotle's Concept of Place

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247912
eISBN:
9780191598067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247919.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Something is said to be in a place, and so its place is one of the things in which it is. If x is in y, then y contains x. Something may contain something else either derivatively, or in its own ... More


Conclusion

Frank Broeze

in The Globalisation of the Oceans: Containerisation from the 1950s to the Present

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007336
eISBN:
9781786944719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007336.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter concludes the journal by summarising the technological changes, the revolutionary economic shift, and the innovation that lies at the centre of containerism.


Terrorism and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Natalie Klein

in Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199566532
eISBN:
9780191725197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566532.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the legal responses to threats to maritime security posed by terrorism and weapons of mass destruction (WMD). By way of background, it first explores the adoption of the 1988 ... More


Language and Sensory Orientations

Kathryn Linn Geurts

in Culture and the Senses: Bodily Ways of Knowing in an African Community

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234550
eISBN:
9780520936546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234550.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents an inventory of sensory fields. It first searches for a possible category for “the senses,” and then considers some cultural categories and studies the domain of feeling in the ... More


Taming the Memoryscape

Lisa Yoneyama

in Hiroshima Traces: Time, Space, and the Dialectics of Memory

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520085862
eISBN:
9780520914896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520085862.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the productive and transformative nature of space in relation to Hiroshima. It explains that the reformulated cityspace can provide a new “container of power” leading to new ... More


Containerization and the Globalization of Liner Shipping

Frank Broeze

in Global Markets: The Internationalization of the Sea Transport Industries since 1850

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128848
eISBN:
9781786944801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128848.003.0017
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter analyses the development of container shipping from the mid 1960s onwards. It seeks to answer what were the underlying reasons for, and the global impact of the rapid diffusion of ... More


Ritual Management of Desire: The Reproduction of Sexuality

Barbara Goff

in Citizen Bacchae: Women's Ritual Practice in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239982
eISBN:
9780520930582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239982.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

According to Greek medical writers' notion of female identity, women are figured predominantly as containers, and the sign of excess that governs their sexuality is shifted to the physiological ... More


A Thousand Words Is Worth a Picture: The Experiment of On Genesis, Against the Manichees

Michael Cameron

in Christ Meets Me Everywhere: Augustine’s Early Figurative Exegesis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199751297
eISBN:
9780199950584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751297.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Augustine deployed Ambrose's insight about Scripture's rhetorical character to refute the Manichees' dismissal of the “carnal” Old Testament. His first effort at biblical commentary demonstrated how ... More


Security and Governance

Nayan B. Ruparelia

in Cloud Computing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262529099
eISBN:
9780262334129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529099.003.0005
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

Security is considered from a holistic perspective: the user of cloud services, the provider, the applications hosted in the cloud and the devices used to access the cloud services. This analysis is ... More


The Global Goods Movement System

Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng

in Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035910
eISBN:
9780262338868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035910.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter describes the history and current issues associated with the large container port facilities in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China. It describes where and how goods are transported from ... More


Naval Missions and Ocean Governance

O.P. Sharma

in The International Law of the Sea: India and the UN Convention of 1982

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060000
eISBN:
9780199081981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060000.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents issues relating to naval missions and ocean governance and their implications for the future of sea power. The chapter first discusses US naval missions and their goals ... More


Measuring

in A History of Trust in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226405094
eISBN:
9780226405117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226405117.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter offers a history of practices of measuring in ancient Greece. It examines the trade in grain to try to understand when and how Greeks used standard measures and practical units. The ... More


The Evolution of the Waterfront

Nancy Webster and David Shirley

in A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park: How a Community Reclaimed and Transformed New York City's Waterfront

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231171229
eISBN:
9780231542944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171229.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Provides readers with a vivid description of Brooklyn Bridge Park as it is today, a brief summary of the major issues and events that are treated in the remainder of the book (including a brief ... More


Writing Bodies: Hustvedt’s Textual Skin

Sarah Jackson

in Tactile Poetics: Touch and Contemporary Writing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748685318
eISBN:
9781474412360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685318.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter provides a close analysis of Didier Anzieu's concept of the ‘skin ego’ in order to rethink the relationship between the skin, the psyche and the literary text. Discussing Anzieu's ... More


Einventing Baby Food In The Twenty-First Century

Amy Bentley

in Inventing Baby Food

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520277373
eISBN:
9780520959149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277373.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The first decade of the twenty-first century became another golden age for baby-food makers. As nutrition studies found infants’ and toddlers’ diets to be deficient in fruits and vegetables and high ... More


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