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1066 and All That: E. A. Freeman and the Importance of Being Memorable

G. A. Bremner and Jonathan Conlin

in Making History: Edward Augustus Freeman and Victorian Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265871
eISBN:
9780191772030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265871.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory essay outlines the early life and career of Edward Augustus Freeman, setting the context for the subject-specific essays that follow. It discusses the influences that shaped ... More


LINKING EARLY ADVERSITY, BRAIN, AND DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY: A REVIEW OF FINDINGS FROM SURVIVORS OF EXTREMELY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT AND CHILD MALTREATMENT

Vladimir Miskovic and Louis A. Schmidt

in Cognitive Neuroscience, Development, and Psychopathology: Typical and Atypical Developmental Trajectories of Attention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195315455
eISBN:
9780199979066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315455.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Mounting evidence indicates that early life adversity is associated with increased vulnerability for psychiatric impairment across the lifespan. Until recently, most human studies in this field have ... More


Life course influences on coronary heart disease

G. Davey Smith and J. Lynch

in Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology: From aetiology to public health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525738
eISBN:
9780191724114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525738.003.0034
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter outlines the concepts of life course epidemiology as applied to coronary heart disease (CHD), discusses evidence with regard to early life factors and CHD, and considers the recently ... More


Early Life, Accession, and Chronology of the Reign of Aśoka

Romila Thapar

in Aśoka and the Decline of the Mauryas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077244
eISBN:
9780199081073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077244.003.0014
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the early life and the chronology of the reign of Aśoka Maurya. It mentions the romantic hypotheses that either Aśoka's mother or grandmother was a Greek princess and discusses ... More


The Moon for a Plaything: Fred Thompson's Apprenticeship in Play, 1873–1901

Woody Register

in The Kid of Coney Island: Fred Thompson and the Rise of American Amusements

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167320
eISBN:
9780199849710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167320.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Thompson was born on Halloween in 1873. He was not born to a world of leisure or play; in fact the opposite. He came of age in steel towns from western Pennsylvania to St. Louis, and the expectation ... More


Life-course influences on chronic pain in adults

Gary J. Macfarlane

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the evidence to date on whether events early in life can exert influences on the reporting of chronic pain in adulthood. The study of the role of early-life events, with respect ... More


Early life and health inequalities: research evidence

Sheena Asthana and Joyce Halliday

in What works in tackling health inequalities?: Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346742
eISBN:
9781447304258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346742.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter considers research evidence that links early life factors to adverse health outcomes and discusses the significance of early life experiences to health inequalities. It suggests that it ... More


An Advertisement That Never Changed

Edwin L. Battistella

in Do You Make These Mistakes in English?: The Story of Sherwin Cody's Famous Language School

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195367126
eISBN:
9780199867356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367126.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter introduces the main subjects of the book — Sherwin Cody and his famous home study course on the English language. The chapter sets the context of the book and introduces the long‐running ... More


Breast cancer aetiology: where do we go from here?

Isabel dos Santos Silva and Bianca L. De Stavola

in A Life Course Approach to Women's Health

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192632890
eISBN:
9780191723629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632890.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins with a brief review of the established adult risk factors for breast cancer. It then assesses the evidence linking breast cancer with childhood and prenatal exposures. Finally, it ... More


Pre-adult influences on cardiovascular disease

Diana Kuh and Yoav Ben-Shlomo

in A Life Course Approach to Chronic Disease Epidemiology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198578154
eISBN:
9780191724039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198578154.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

A growing body of research has highlighted the potential role of pre-adult influences that may operate through different life course models. Until recently, much of this evidence has been relatively ... More


A life course approach to biological ageing

Diana Kuh and Yoav Ben-Shlomo

in A Life Course Approach to Chronic Disease Epidemiology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198578154
eISBN:
9780191724039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198578154.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on emerging evidence that early growth and nutrition may influence aging, with particular reference of aging in the musculoskeletal system. Topics discussed include aging at ... More


On the Importance of Studying Early Memory

Mark L. Howe

in The Nature of Early Memory: An Adaptive Theory of the Genesis and Development of Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195381412
eISBN:
9780199893867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381412.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses the significance of early memory and the importance of studying it. The earliest we begin remembering events is around eighteen to twenty-four months of age. Although there is ... More


A life course approach to obesity

Diana Kuh and Yoav Ben-Shlomo

in A Life Course Approach to Chronic Disease Epidemiology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198578154
eISBN:
9780191724039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198578154.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines non-genetic determinants of obesity from fetal life to adolescence. Topics covered include measurement of overweight and obesity, critical or sensitive periods for obesity ... More


Childhood

Walter Lowrie

in A Short Life of Kierkegaard

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157771
eISBN:
9781400845972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157771.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses Kierkegaard's perspectives on his own childhood. It first describes a document authored by Kierkegaard which contains a review of the first twenty-six years of his life, though ... More


Conrad and Women

Susan Jones

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184485
eISBN:
9780191674273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184485.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Supported by an enduring critical paradigm, the traditional account of Conrad's career privileges his public image as man of the sea, addressing himself to a male audience and male concerns. This ... More


Introduction

Bruce S. Miller and Arthur W. Kendall

in Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This introductory chapter presents a description of the life history stages of fishes, from the egg/embryonic stage to the adult stage, focusing on the early parts of development and growth (early ... More


Inequalities in pregnancy and early years and the impact across the life course: progress and future challenges

Spencer Nick and Law Catherine

in Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to choosing health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348999
eISBN:
9781447301646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the progress of the New Labour government towards the goal of reducing pregnancy and early childhood health inequalities in England since 1997. It evaluates the impact of the ... More


Huang Binhong and Fou Lei

Claire Roberts

in Friendship in Art: Fou Lei and Huang Binhong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028405
eISBN:
9789882207738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028405.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the early correspondence formed by Huang Binhong and Fou Lei. It begins by introducing Huang Binhong, his early life in Jinhua, east Zhejiang, his education, and the paintings ... More


Social Policy and the Transition to Adulthood: Toward Stronger Institutions and Individual Capacities

Richard A. Settersten Jr.

in On the Frontier of Adulthood: Theory, Research, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226748894
eISBN:
9780226748924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748924.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the intersection between early adult development and social policy in the spheres of work, education, and family. In particular, it asks how social policies and institutions ... More


Fou Lei: Shanghai and Paris

Claire Roberts

in Friendship in Art: Fou Lei and Huang Binhong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028405
eISBN:
9789882207738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028405.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the early life of Fou Lei, who was known as one of the greatest translators of French literature prior to the Cultural Revolution. He was also known for the letters he wrote to ... More


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