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Reticulate evolution and beneficial organisms—part II

Michael L. Arnold

in Reticulate Evolution and Humans: Origins and Ecology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199539581
eISBN:
9780191716225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539581.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter argues that many of the human foodstuffs generated from animals have evolved at least in part as a result of reticulation. Specifically, introgressive hybridization and hybrid speciation ... More


Reticulate evolution and beneficial organisms—part III

Michael L. Arnold

in Reticulate Evolution and Humans: Origins and Ecology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199539581
eISBN:
9780191716225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539581.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter surveys a set of plant species and species complexes from which Homo sapiens derives nourishment. It highlights the reticulate nature of human food sources by discussing data for plants ... More


The “Italian Miracle”: Between Modernity and Tradition

Massimo Montanari

in Italian Identity in the Kitchen, or Food and the Nation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160841
eISBN:
9780231535083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160841.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter discusses the changes in the Italian alimentary model after the country's recovery from the food crisis caused by World War II. According to film director Pier Paolo Pasolini, because of ... More


Gender Issues in Rural Egypt

Samiha El Katsha

in Gender, Behavior, and Health: Schistosomiasis Transmission and Control in Rural Egypt

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774247286
eISBN:
9781617970245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774247286.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The links between gender and health are played out in the Egyptian setting against a background of rapid political, social, and economic change. The Revolution of 1952 promised a better life for all ... More


The Political Economy of the Sambirano

Lesley A. Sharp

in The Possessed and the Dispossessed: Spirits, Identity, and Power in a Madagascar Migrant Town

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520080010
eISBN:
9780520918450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520080010.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The Sambirano Valley is one of the few regions of Madagascar where one finds evidence of prosperity. Even though national trends exhibit a downward movement of the economy, the Sambirano has become ... More


Participation Rights in EU Food Law

Joana Mendes

in Participation in EU Rule-Making: A Rights-Based Approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199599769
eISBN:
9780191729195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599769.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Chapter 7 analyses participation in selected legal regimes in the sector of food law: food additives; novel foods; genetically modified foods. These frame the adoption of decisions that contend ... More


“Be on Your Guard Against Food Offered to Idols”: Eidōlothuton and Early Christian Identity

David M. Freidenreich

in Foreigners and Their Food: Constructing Otherness in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520253216
eISBN:
9780520950276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253216.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The earliest advocates of the gentile mission could not have imagined the impact that their outreach would have on the composition of the Christ-believing community, its self-definition, and its ... More


How is the Public Interest Determined?

Mike Feintuck

in ‘The Public Interest’ in Regulation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199269020
eISBN:
9780191699320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269020.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book seeks to understand how the concept of public interest is and might be used, and to consider whether it is possible and/or advisable to establish a meaningful construct of the public ... More


First Offerings at Meals

Theodora Suk Fong Jim

in Sharing with the Gods: Aparchai and Dekatai in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198706823
eISBN:
9780191778506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706823.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Closely related to agricultural first-fruits were first offerings of simple (and mainly vegetarian) foodstuffs made at the beginning of daily meals in private households. This was probably the most ... More


“The Many Smoky Fish of the Land”

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in Kua'aina Kahiko: Life and Land in Ancient Kahikinui, Maui

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839550
eISBN:
9780824871475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839550.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the food consumed by ancient Hawaiians based on excavations of Kahikinui house sites. While the staple basis of Hawaiian subsistence was provided by their main starch crops, ... More


VAT Incidence and Rate Structure

Sijbren Cnossen

in Modernizing VATs in Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198844075
eISBN:
9780191879722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844075.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 7 starts by reviewing the ways in which African countries mitigate the VAT’s regressivity, real or perceived, by providing concessionary treatment for foodstuffs. This is followed by a survey ... More


Introduction

Astrid Moller

in Naukratis: Trade in Archaic Greece

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198152842
eISBN:
9780191916472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198152842.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeology of Trade and Exchange

For over a hundred years, the study of the ancient economy has been characterized by two opposing views based on different conceptions of the economy and its historical development. The modernists ... More


Karl Polanyi’s Anthropological Theory of Economy

Astrid Moller

in Naukratis: Trade in Archaic Greece

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198152842
eISBN:
9780191916472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198152842.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeology of Trade and Exchange

In accordance with the hermeneutical principles laid down in the introduction, this chapter will be devoted to an account of the theoretical models underlying the analysis and interpretation of the ... More


Egypt under the Saite Dynasty

Astrid Moller

in Naukratis: Trade in Archaic Greece

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198152842
eISBN:
9780191916472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198152842.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeology of Trade and Exchange

Only after considering the social background of the countries involved is it possible to determine whether we are indeed talking about a ‘port of trade’. For this reason, we first examine Egyptian ... More


Africa The Diverse: Proliferating Peoples, Congested Cities, Colliding Faiths

Robert I. Rotberg

in Things Come Together: Africans Achieving Greatness in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190942540
eISBN:
9780190942571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190942540.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Africa is becoming the second most populous continent and several of Africa’s countries the most populous on the planet, after India and China. This surge of people will explode Africa’s cities, ... More


Fatwa Issuance in Malaysia

Mohammad Hashim Kamali

in Shariah and the Halal Industry

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197538616
eISBN:
9780197538647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538616.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter expounds the fatwa issuance procedures as stipulated in the laws of Malaysia, together with a selection of fatwas that have been issued in response to halal-related issues. Fatwa ... More


The Principle of Original Permissibility (Ibahah)

Mohammad Hashim Kamali

in Shariah and the Halal Industry

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197538616
eISBN:
9780197538647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538616.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter provides a concise presentation of one of the basic shariah principles, permissibility (ibahah), which maintains that everything is permissible unless it has been clearly declared as ... More


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