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Festivals and Games in Polybius

Bruce Gibson

in Imperialism, Cultural Politics, and Polybius

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600755
eISBN:
9780191738791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600755.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines festivals and games in Polybius' Histories. Such events have typically been seen in terms of the cultural politics of civic and ethnic identity, and also as an important ... More


Spread of Civilization in Eastern India

R.S. Sharma

in India’s Ancient Past

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195687859
eISBN:
9780199080366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195687859.003.0026
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

A civilized society can produce enough to sustain the actual producers and the consumers. A combination of these elements makes for civilization. The period from the fourth to the seventh century is ... More


Population Management: Registration, Classification, and the Remaking of Society

Kyung Moon Hwang

in Rationalizing Korea: "The Rise of the Modern State, 1894-1945"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288317
eISBN:
9780520963276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288317.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

Through an examination of the various means by which the state tracked and delineated the population, particularly through the household registration system, chapter 7 explores how state practices of ... More


Conclusion

Heather Burnett

in Gradability in Natural Language: Logical and Grammatical Foundations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198724797
eISBN:
9780191792298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724797.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter summarizes the main empirical and theoretical claims made by this work and draws some final conclusions on the nature of vagueness and scalarity in natural language. The book argues for ... More


Strange Attractors and the Conversible World: Hume, Sterne, Dickens

Cairns Craig

in Associationism and the Literary Imagination: From the Phantasmal Chaos

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748609123
eISBN:
9780748652044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748609123.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines associationism in the context of the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century novel. It shows David Hume's description of association as occurring within conversation and ... More


The evidence for species—phenotypic and genetic clustering

Timothy G. Barraclough

in The Evolutionary Biology of Species

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198749745
eISBN:
9780191814020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749745.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses how to detect evolutionary species, and how to test whether species are real and to evaluate the alternative hypotheses for the structure of diversity described in chapter 2. ... More


Wetland Restoration: Changing Techniques, Changing Goals, Changing Climate

Catherine Owen Koning, Sharon M. Ashworth, and Catherine Owen Koning

in Wading Right In: Discovering the Nature of Wetlands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226554211
eISBN:
9780226554495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226554495.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

A professor and a couple of newly minted PhDs in t-shirts and shorts set out to rebuild a saltmarsh in the 1970s. This chapter briefly traces the beginnings of wetland restoration from naturalized ... More


Reforming Social Science: Participatory Action Research

Jess Gilbert and Richard S. Kirkendall

in Planning Democracy: Agrarian Intellectuals and the Intended New Deal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300207316
eISBN:
9780300213393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207316.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces the work of community delineation done by rural sociologists and land economists of the Division of Farm Population and Rural Welfare under the U.S. Department of ... More


Alarms and Responses

Harry N. Scheiber and Jane L. Scheiber

in Bayonets in Paradise: Martial Law in Hawai'i during World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852887
eISBN:
9780824868727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852887.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In the first weeks after the Pearl Harbor attack, there was almost no open criticism of the Army’s regime, but concerns soon arose that civil liberties were unnecessarily curtailed, especially with ... More


Is the taxonomy appropriate? Delineating species for conservation purposes

Richard Frankham, Jonathan D. Ballou, Katherine Ralls, Mark D. B. Eldridge, Michele R. Dudash, Charles B. Fenster, Robert C. Lacy, and Paul Sunnucks

in Genetic Management of Fragmented Animal and Plant Populations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198783398
eISBN:
9780191826313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783398.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The first step in conservation management is to delineate groups for separate versus combined management. However, there are many problems with species delineation, including diverse species ... More


Appropriate delineation of species for conservation purposes

Richard Frankham, Jonathan D. Ballou, Katherine Ralls, Mark D. B. Eldridge, Michele R. Dudash, Charles B. Fenster, Robert C. Lacy, and Paul Sunnucks

in A Practical Guide for Genetic Management of Fragmented Animal and Plant Populations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198783411
eISBN:
9780191826337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783411.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The first step in conservation management is to delineate groups for separate versus combined management. However, there are many problems with species delineation, including diverse species ... More


The Delineation Tolerant, Classical, Strict framework

Heather Burnett

in Gradability in Natural Language: Logical and Grammatical Foundations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198724797
eISBN:
9780191792298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724797.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter presents the Del-TCS non-classical logical system for modelling the relationship between context sensitivity, vagueness, and gradability in the adjectival domain. An analysis of the ... More


Beyond Delineation semantics

Heather Burnett

in Gradability in Natural Language: Logical and Grammatical Foundations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198724797
eISBN:
9780191792298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724797.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter studies a first class of extensions of the framework developed in the first part of the book: theoretical/formal extensions. More precisely, this chapter explores to what extent the ... More


Planning for the Metropolitan Region: The Indian Experience

K.C. Sivaramakrishnan

in Governance of Megacities: Fractured Thinking, Fragmented Setup

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199454136
eISBN:
9780199084975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199454136.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Disease and pestilence have been the starting points for city planning in India. Several global cities have witnessed this phenomenon. Metropolitan planning is a long journey from these morbid ... More


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