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News, Both Bad and Good

Lawrence R. Laboda

in From Selma to Appomattox: The History of the Jeff Davis Artillery

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109979
eISBN:
9780199853892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109979.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter is divided into two parts. The first part talks about the news of an upcoming battle that the Alabamians received. The complexity of the attack is described. The Yankees were forced to ... More


Attachment, Temperament, and Adrenocortical Function in Infancy

Kathy Stansbury

in Extreme Fear, Shyness, and Social Phobia

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195118872
eISBN:
9780199848232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118872.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter describes the conceptual meaning of behavioral inhibition in children. It also offers evidence from a series of ongoing empirical studies in the author's laboratory investigating this ... More


Meselson, Stahl, and the Replication of DNA: A History of "The Most Beautiful Experiment in Biology"

Frederic Lawrence Holmes

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300085402
eISBN:
9780300129663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300085402.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In 1957, two young scientists, Matthew Meselson and Frank Stahl, produced a landmark experiment confirming that DNA replicates as predicted by the double helix structure Watson and Crick had recently ... More


What Is an Excitement?

Otniel E. Dror

in Science and Emotions after 1945: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226126340
eISBN:
9780226126517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226126517.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In presenting a preliminary genealogy of excitement in terms of the operational history of emotion inside the laboratory, this chapter challenges the contemporary dominant emphasis on the ... More


Sir Lawrence Bragg at the RI (1953–1966) and the Determination of the First Three-Dimensional Structure of an Enzyme at the DFRL (1965)

John Meurig Thomas

in Architects of Structural Biology: Bragg, Perutz, Kendrew, Hodgkin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198854500
eISBN:
9780191888793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854500.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The transformation in the affairs of the Royal Institution (RI) and the Davy-Faraday Research Laboratory (DFRL) when W. L. Bragg became the new Director there in 1953 is described. He resuscitated ... More


Eat, Sex, Race

Kyla Wazana Tompkins

in Unsettled States: Nineteenth-Century American Literary Studies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479857722
eISBN:
9781479818334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857722.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the role played by antebellum reformist campaigns in a bodily centered history of sexuality. It considers the emergence of dietary correctives to the practice of masturbation ... More


A Tamed ‘desire for images’: Goethe's Repeated Approaches to Pompeii

Thorsten Fitzon

in Pompeii in the Public Imagination from its Rediscovery to Today

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199569366
eISBN:
9780191808265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199569366.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Goethe's evaluation of Pompeii in the Italian Journey reflects the two emotions of irritation caused by this unique archaeological encounter with antiquity, and of excitement about the discovered ... More


Waves of excitement, waves of metaphor

Wendy Anderson

in Mapping English Metaphor Through Time

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198744573
eISBN:
9780191805820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744573.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Lexicography

Abstract emotion concepts, especially happiness and anger, have often been the focus of metaphor analysis, but the data on which this work is founded have typically been subjective and the analysis ... More


Introduction: The Tale of Albarado and the Anthropology of Financial Speculation

Smoki Musaraj

in Tales from Albarado: Ponzi Logics of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750335
eISBN:
9781501750366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750335.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes events of excitement and loss in order to gain a better understanding of how people from all walks of life came to invest in financial schemes in Albania, which became ... More


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