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The History of British Birds

Derek Yalden and Umberto Albarella

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217519
eISBN:
9780191712296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217519.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ornithology

Birds, in contrast to mammals, are thought to have fragile bones, which are difficult to identify when found, so have no useful archaeological record. This book is based on an accumulation of over ... More


Coming in from the cold

D. W. Yalden and U. Albarella

in The History of British Birds

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217519
eISBN:
9780191712296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217519.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ornithology

This chapter covers the period from about 15,000 years ago, as the ice sheets of the Last Glaciation retreated, through the Late Glacial and Younger Dryas periods and the post-glacial warming at ... More


Farmland and fenland

D. W. Yalden and U. Albarella

in The History of British Birds

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217519
eISBN:
9780191712296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217519.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ornithology

The period between the arrival of Neolithic farmers, around 5,500 years ago through the Bronze and Iron Ages, saw farming and farming landscapes well established in the British Isles. The earliest ... More


Monks, monarchs, and mysteries

D. W. Yalden and U. Albarella

in The History of British Birds

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217519
eISBN:
9780191712296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217519.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ornithology

The Anglo-Saxons, settling after the Romans left in 410 AD, provided most of the place-names in England, many of which involve bird names, and exploited domestic fowl and goose extensively, but also ... More


Now and hereafter

D. W. Yalden and U. Albarella

in The History of British Birds

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217519
eISBN:
9780191712296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217519.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ornithology

The changed attitude to birds, including regarding legal protection, is reflected in the high number of membership of the RSPB and National Trust, and in the research activities of the BTO and its ... More


“We Are with the Jewish People”

Stephen Spector

in Evangelicals and Israel: The Story of American Christian Zionism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195368024
eISBN:
9780199867646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368024.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Judaism

This chapter presents two religious events by the Christian Zionist group Eagles’ Wings and explores the theology behind the various speakers’ pro-Israel sentiments. It defines the term “Christian ... More


Leszek Kolakowski 1927–2009

STEVEN LUKES

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 172, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, X

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264904
eISBN:
9780191754081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264904.003.0009
Subject:
History, Historiography

Leszek Kolakowski, an eminent philosopher known mainly outside his native Poland for Main Currents of Marxism, was an enormously influential public figure in Poland. He was awarded the Order of the ... More


Religion as Collective Right: Repatriation and Access to Eagle Feathers

Michael D. McNally

in Defend the Sacred: Native American Religious Freedom beyond the First Amendment

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691190907
eISBN:
9780691201511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190907.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter discusses repatriation law and a cluster of legal cases involving possession of ceremonial eagle feathers, where courts have consistently affirmed the collective contours of Native ... More


Notes from the Santa Cruz Island Reserve

John Seibert Farnsworth

in Nature beyond Solitude: Notes from the Field

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747281
eISBN:
9781501747298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747281.003.0002
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter presents the author's field notes from the Santa Cruz Island Reserve. The author was particularly interested in studying island foxes. Lacking natural predators, island foxes tend not to ... More


Rethinking Divine Sonship in the Gospel of Mark

Michael Peppard

in The Son of God in the Roman World: Divine Sonship in its Social and Political Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753703
eISBN:
9780199914432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753703.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

Chapter 4 demonstrates the ways in which Mark's image of Jesus and his followers interacts with that of the Roman emperor and the imperial family. Reading the baptism of Jesus through the lens of ... More


America’s Iconic Bald Eagle

Barbara K. Jones

in Wild Capital: Nature's Economic and Ecological Wealth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683401049
eISBN:
9781683401728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401049.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Bald eagles have returned from the brink of extinction and today serve as a reminder to our collective memory of not only what we can do to destroy a species, but what we can learn from its near ... More


Jews and Professional Basketball, 1900–1950

Peter Levine

in To Ebbets Field: Sport and the American-Jewish Experience

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195085556
eISBN:
9780199854042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195085556.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the participation of Jewish Americans in professional basketball during the period from 1900 to 1950 in the U.S. Some of the prominent Jewish players during this period included ... More


Staring into The Eagle’s Eye

Barbara Tepa Lupack

in Silent Serial Sensations: The Wharton Brothers and the Magic of Early Cinema

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748189
eISBN:
9781501748202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748189.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter recounts how, despite serious financial woes and impending bankruptcy, the Wharton brothers pressed forward with a new serial. Using the profits from their feature The Great White Trail, ... More


The Eagle on My Arm: How the Wilderness and Birds of Prey Saved a Veteran's Life

Dava Guerin and Terry Bivens

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813180021
eISBN:
9780813180038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180021.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The Eagle on My Arm details the journey to recovery of Vietnam veteran Patrick Bradley. Enlisting at the age of eighteen, Bradley was mortified by the scenes in the North Vietnam jungles, and found ... More


Aquila The Rejuvenation of the Eagle

Richard Hillier

in Arator on the Acts of the Apostles: A Baptismal Commentary

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198147862
eISBN:
9780191672330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198147862.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

In Historia Apostolica 2. 506–550, Paul arrives in Corinth on a mission of baptism and conversion. Arator takes up the character of Aquila, who with ... More


Postscript

Richard Hillier

in Arator on the Acts of the Apostles: A Baptismal Commentary

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198147862
eISBN:
9780191672330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198147862.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Is it possible that there were specific works of which Arator had first-hand knowledge and upon whose contents he drew during the writing of the ... More


Flying Camelot: The F-15, the F-16, and the Weaponization of Fighter Pilot Nostalgia

Michael W. Hankins

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760655
eISBN:
9781501760679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760655.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book brings us back to the post-Vietnam era, when the US Air Force launched two new, state-of-the-art fighter aircraft: the F-15 Eagle and the F-16 Fighting Falcon. It was an era when debates ... More


“Absalom, Absalom!”

Paul West

in The Dixie Limited: Writers on William Faulkner and His Influence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496803382
eISBN:
9781496806789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496803382.003.0044
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter talks about Absalom, Absalom!. It begins by saying that “William Faulkner's vicarious heroic would have taken him to reunions of the American pilots who formed the Eagle Squadron of the ... More


Reconsidering Raptors During the Interwar Years

in Nature's Ghosts: Confronting Extinction from the Age of Jefferson to the Age of Ecology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226038148
eISBN:
9780226038155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226038155.003.0009
Subject:
History, Environmental History

In 1940—as U.S. participation in World War II loomed on the horizon—the Bald Eagle Protection Act finally became law. As the only eagle with a range restricted to North America, the species soon ... More


Prison or the Canadian Wilderness

Dava Guerin and Terry Bivens

in The Eagle on My Arm: How the Wilderness and Birds of Prey Saved a Veteran's Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813180021
eISBN:
9780813180038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180021.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

In this chapter Patrick struggles with his rage and PTSD. While a patient at Walter Reed he breaks his doctor’s jaw after punching him twice. He would have been in military prison if not for the ... More


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