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Conclusion

Alfonso Moreno

in Feeding the Democracy: The Athenian Grain Supply in the Fifth and Fourth Centuries BC

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199228409
eISBN:
9780191711312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228409.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The Conclusion argues that the origins of Athenian dependence on imported grain date to the reforms of Solon in the early sixth century. It was at this time that Athens discovered or adapted the ... More


Tuscany

Robert Sallares

in Malaria and Rome: A History of Malaria in Ancient Italy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248506
eISBN:
9780191714634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248506.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter briefly discusses the history of malaria in the Maremma, the coastal region of Tuscany, in antiquity, with particular reference to Graviscae, the port of Tarquinia — the first locality ... More


The Roman Campagna

Robert Sallares

in Malaria and Rome: A History of Malaria in Ancient Italy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248506
eISBN:
9780191714634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248506.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter studies malaria in the countryside around Rome, the Roman Campagna. It considers the interaction between malaria and the agricultural system of Latium in the past, in which animal ... More


When Civilization Destroyed Paradise

J. P. DAUGHTON

in An Empire Divided: Religion, Republicanism, and the Making of French Colonialism, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195305302
eISBN:
9780199866991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305302.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter tells of the destruction brought by the European contact with Pacific islanders. It explains that the case of Polynesian depopulation offers a particularly revealing case study of how ... More


Parliamentary Politics, 1886–1899

PATRICIA LYNCH

in The Liberal Party in Rural England 1885-1910: Radicalism and Community

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256211
eISBN:
9780191719677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256211.003.04
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter shows another equally important reason for the Liberals' faltering rural support during 1886-1899: their abandonment, on a national level, of the language of rural reform that had helped ... More


Houses in Flames

David Henig

in Remaking Muslim Lives: Everyday Islam in Postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043291
eISBN:
9780252052170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043291.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter takes the house as a prism to shed light on the transformation of the intimate topographies of belonging, care, and the material world in rural Bosnia and Herzegovina resulting from the ... More


Falling Birth Rates and Rural Depopulation

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

in The Ecology of Childhood: How Our Changing World Threatens Children's Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814794845
eISBN:
9780814784655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794845.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Chapter five moves from ethnography at the village level to examine the demographics of declining fertility and rural depopulation plaguing many affluent nations. A failure of generational renewal ... More


Characterizing Community-Center (Village) Formation in the VEP Study Area, a.d. 600–1280

Donna M. Glowacki and Scott G. Ortman

in Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages: Models of Central Mesa Verde Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270145
eISBN:
9780520951990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270145.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the cycles of aggregation and dissolution of the largest villages in the VEP study area. Because these villages were often central nodes among a number of smaller settlements ... More


Ottoman Breakdown

Jeremy Salt

in The Unmaking of the Middle East: A History of Western Disorder in Arab Lands

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255517
eISBN:
9780520934757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255517.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the history of the fall of the Ottoman Empire. It discusses the Young Turks' Revolution, the extirpation of the Muslims, and the depopulation of the Empire due to military ... More


Three Low-Frequency Climate in the Mesa Verde Region: beef pasture revisited

Aaron M. Wright

in Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages: Models of Central Mesa Verde Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270145
eISBN:
9780520951990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270145.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Low-frequency climate records, available from pollen depositional sequences, provide an important adjunct to the high-frequency paleoclimate records provided by tree-ring research. Resampling of Beef ... More


Modeling Paleohydrological System Structure and Function

Kenneth E. Kolm and Schaun M. Smith

in Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages: Models of Central Mesa Verde Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270145
eISBN:
9780520951990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270145.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

We present a new approach for quantitatively modeling drinking water suppliesin the central Mesa Verde region from AD 600 to 1300. We developed regional and site-specific conceptual models of the ... More


Exercising the Model: Assessing Changes in Settlement Location and Efficiency

Timothy A. Kohler, R. Kyle Bocinsky, Stefani Crabtree, and Ben Ford

in Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages: Models of Central Mesa Verde Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270145
eISBN:
9780520951990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270145.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Comparison between the real and simulated settlement distributions allows us to assess the goodness-of-fit between them. Since our agents optimize their locations, this is also a measure of the ... More


Memory, Enterprise Consciousness, and Historical Perspective among Maine’s Paper Workers

Michael G. Hillard

in Shredding Paper: The Rise and Fall of Maine's Mighty Paper Industry

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753152
eISBN:
9781501753176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753152.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter recounts how Maine's once-great mills lost jobs as the 1990s and 2000s wore on, and demonstrates how frequent layoffs hollowed out once-great institutions and ways of life. It mentions ... More


Violence

Chris Otter

in Diet for a Large Planet: Industrial Britain, Food Systems, and World Ecology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226697109
eISBN:
9780226705965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226705965.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the connections between Britain's food system and global violence. It first examines famines in Ireland and India, arguing that such famines were used as tools for economic and ... More


On the Cusp: From Population Boom to Bust

Charles S. Pearson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190223915
eISBN:
9780190223946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190223915.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book traces world population growth and (prospective) decline using the lens of economic demography. The starting point is the flawed theory of Malthus in 1798; the end point is unknown, but ... More


Life and Death in Oz

Zachary Michael Jack

in The Haunt of Home: A Journey through America's Heartland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751790
eISBN:
9781501751813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751790.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter illustrates how the author came to Kansas to seek answers for how to bring a rural town back to life. Like much of the region known as the “Big Empty,” portions of central and western ... More


Housing and the rural economy

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent, and Mark Bevan

in The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

A new phenomenon where there is less concern for the downward trajectories of many rural economies is becoming evident in Britain and its sister states as well as in other parts of the world. In the ... More


The Politics of Inclusion/Exclusion in the Arizona-Sonora Borderlands during the Mexican Period

Maurice Crandall

in These People Have Always Been a Republic: Indigenous Electorates in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, 1598-1912

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469652665
eISBN:
9781469652689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652665.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter is an examination of Indigenous responses to changes in the administration of Indian affairs in the Arizona-Sonora Borderlands during the Mexican period. This period was characterized by ... More


Antonine contraction (c. AD 165–80)

Dominic Perring

in London in the Roman World

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198789000
eISBN:
9780191831003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789000.003.0022
Subject:
Classical Studies, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

London appears to have shrunk significantly in the Antonine period, although the evidence remains contested. A major concern has been expressed over whether bioturbation and disturbance has removed ... More


The Transformation of Agriculture and the Rural Economy

Grey Osterud

in Putting the Barn Before the House: Women and Family Farming in Early Twentieth-Century New York

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450280
eISBN:
9780801464171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450280.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how farming families in Broome County experienced and adapted to the transformation of the region's agriculture and rural economy. In the early twentieth century, the rural ... More


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