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High-latitude rivers and streams

Diane M. McKnight, Michael N. Gooseff, Warwick F. Vincent, and Bruce J. Peterson

in Polar Lakes and Rivers: Limnology of Arctic and Antarctic Aquatic Ecosystems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199213887
eISBN:
9780191707506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213887.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Aquatic Biology

Flowing-water ecosystems occur in the desert oases around the margins of Antarctica, and are common throughout the Arctic. This chapter describes the limnological properties of Antarctic streams by ... More


Climate change and speciation in neotropical seasonally dry forest plants

R. Toby Pennington, Matt Lavin, Darién E. Prado, Colin A. Pendry, and Susan K. Pell

in Tropical Forests and Global Atmospheric Change

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567066
eISBN:
9780191717888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567066.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Historical climate changes have had a major effect on the distribution and evolution of plant species in the neotropics. What is more controversial is whether relatively recent and rapid Pleistocene ... More


A Plague upon Your House

Nicholas P. Money

in Carpet Monsters and Killer Spores: A Natural History of Toxic Mold

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172270
eISBN:
9780199790258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172270.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Microbiology

This chapter considers other fungi that grow in buildings. Meruliporia incrassata has become a frequent problem in California, where its massive rootlike organs, called rhizomorphs, snake into homes ... More


Durable and Fragile Cage Bars

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0065
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter gives an overview on the introduction of a term, gas. Van Helmont, a Paracelsus' student, not only coined the term but clearly defined it. He conducted experiments to find out more about ... More


The Small Ambonese Orchis

Georgius Everhardus Rumphius

in Rumphius' Orchids: Orchid Texts from The Ambonese Herbal

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098143
eISBN:
9780300129311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098143.003.0016
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter elaborates the features and development of the small Ambonese Orchis. The small Ambonese Orchis produces long leaves, numbering three or four, shaped like grass, six to seven inches ... More


Big Business and American Wine: The California Wine Association

James Simpson

in Creating Wine: The Emergence of a World Industry, 1840-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136035
eISBN:
9781400838882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136035.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter looks at how the Californian wine industry developed. It first shows how producers adapted grape growing and wine making to local conditions; the chapter then considers the relationship ... More


Australia: The Tyranny of Distance and Domestic Beer Drinkers

James Simpson

in Creating Wine: The Emergence of a World Industry, 1840-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136035
eISBN:
9781400838882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136035.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines how Australians learned to grow grapes and make wine, and the advances in wine-making technologies linked to dry table wine production. The Australian wine industry dates from ... More


Mixed Farming and Limited Specialization: Methods and Means of Intensification

Michael Decker

in Tilling the Hateful Earth: Agricultural Production and Trade in the Late Antique East

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199565283
eISBN:
9780191721724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565283.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 7 continues to explore agrarian change, by examining the means of intensification. As arable land became more restricted, and less favourable plots in dry regions came to be relied upon, late ... More


Some Places Again: A ‘Restricted’ Revisit to Dry Regions of India

Narpat S. Jodha

in Promise, Trust and Evolution: Managing the Commons of South Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213832
eISBN:
9780191707438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213832.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter presents the findings of revisits to the areas covered by an earlier, (1982-85) comprehensive study of common property resources (CPRs) in the dry regions of India. The study reveals ... More


Transforming Cacao Beans into Chocolate Bars

Dale Walters

in Chocolate Crisis: Climate Change and Other Threats to the Future of Cacao

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781683401674
eISBN:
9781683402343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401674.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter looks at the journey from cacao bean to the delicious, mouth-watering chocolate most of us crave. It takes us from harvesting the pods through the various stages in developing the flavor ... More


Back to Kentucky

Joe B. Hall, Marianne Walker, and Rick Bozich

in Coach Hall: My Life On and Off the Court

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178561
eISBN:
9780813178578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178561.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Relates the family’s peregrinations from Miami to Cynthiana to Six Corners, Massachusetts (where Joe B. learns to love the snow), back to Cynthiana, where Joe B.’s father builds and operates a ... More


Oasts and Hop Kilns: A History

Patrick Grattan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781789622515
eISBN:
9781800853300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622515.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The book recounts for the first time the 400-year history of oasts and hop kilns, vernacular farm buildings uses for drying hops. They are found in three regions of England: Kent and Sussex, ... More


The Way of Cane: The Science, Craft, and Art of Bassoon Reed-making

Eric Arbiter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190919610
eISBN:
9780197554722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190919610.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The philosophical, musical, personal and scientific basis for the author’s particular approach to reed-making. The importance of the communication of being human as expressed through the arts in ... More


Temperance Troubles

Karl Raitz

in Making Bourbon: A Geographical History of Distilling in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178752
eISBN:
9780813178769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178752.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

For many people in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, consuming distilled spirits was a cultural tradition, and it was often associated with disease prevention or cure. Others saw spirits as ... More


The McKenna Family Distillery: Marketing, Medicine, and Temperance

Karl Raitz

in Making Bourbon: A Geographical History of Distilling in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178752
eISBN:
9780813178769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178752.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Henry McKenna was shipping whiskey to markets across Kentucky and to a diverse customer base of individuals, retailers, and wholesalers in the South, Middle West, Great Plains, and mountain West by ... More


Management of Other Sicca Symptoms in Sjögren’s: Dry Ears, Nose, and Sinuses

Soo Kim Abboud and Leila M. Haddad

in The Sjögren's Book

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197502112
eISBN:
9780197650417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197502112.003.0025
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Complications of chronic inflammation, dryness, and glandular atrophy are common in Sjögren’s. Nasal symptoms include nosebleeds, sinusitis, septal perforation, and allergic rhinitis. Auditory ... More


What the Externalist Can Know A Priori

Paul A. Boghossian

in Knowing Our Own Minds

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241408
eISBN:
9780191598692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241406.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Compatibilism combines an externalist view of mental content with a doctrine of privileged self‐knowledge. The essay presentsa reductio of compatibilism by arguing that if compatibilism were true, we ... More


Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Control Board

Danny M. Adkison and Lisa McNair Palmer

in The Oklahoma State Constitution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197514818
eISBN:
9780197514849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514818.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines Article XXVII of the Oklahoma constitution, which concerns the Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Control Board. This entire article was repealed by State Question No. 563, Initiative ... More


The Bracero Program and the Nationalization of South Texas Labor Relations

John Weber

in From South Texas To the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625232
eISBN:
9781469625256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625232.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter argues that the Bracero Program, begun as an international agreement between the US and Mexico to fill agricultural labor shortages during World War II, served as a way for agricultural ... More


Reaching the Limits of What the Market will Provide: Energy Security in New Zealand

Barry Barton

in Energy Security: Managing Risk in a Dynamic Legal and Regulatory Environment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271610
eISBN:
9780191709289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271610.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses that many of New Zealand's energy security problems exist whatever legal provisions are in place, and whatever the policy mix. It notes that oil imports are largely out of the ... More


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