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Veni, Vidi, Vici

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/9780199217519.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ornithology

The arrival of the Romans, tentatively in 55-54 BC and more permanently from 43 AD, saw an established economy in southern Britain based on farming. With villas, forts, and farms, there is a wealth ... More


Famine and Flight

James Carter

in Heart of Buddha, Heart of China: The Life of Tanxu, a Twentieth-Century Monk

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195398854
eISBN:
9780199894413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398854.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

In Xi’an, Tanxu worked to revive the famous Maternal Grace Temple (da ci’en si) in Xi’an, home to the Great Wild Goose Pagoda, which housed the first Buddhist scriptures brought from India to China, ... More


"Kierkegaard's Last Words

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/9780691157771.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter quotes two of Kierkegaard's last words—in this sense, the passages he had written in his Journal as a “report to history,” rather than his final utterances in the hospital. As ... More


English, Irish and Scots in mainland European armies

Roger B. Manning

in An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army 1585-1702

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

At the Restoration, there were limited places for Cromwellian and Cavalier veterans in the standing armies of the Three Kingdoms. Consequently, there was a considerable exodus of professional ... More


The Williamite conquest of Scotland and Ireland

Roger B. Manning

in An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army 1585-1702

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Because of widespread disaffection among officers of the English army and navy and the political elite, the Williamite invasion of England was relatively bloodless. The political allegiances of James ... More


The Conflict over Baseball Comedy

Rebecca T. Alpert

in Out of Left Field: Jews and Black Baseball

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195399004
eISBN:
9780199897360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399004.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter recounts the role played by Jewish entrepreneurs and comedians incorporating amusements into the serious game of baseball. Precursors to the costumed mascots of today, clowning and ... More


From Hunger

Jim Paul and Brendan Moynihan

in What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164689
eISBN:
9780231535236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164689.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter recounts the events in the author's childhood that form his perception about money. The author narrates the time when he was working as a caddy at a local country club near Elsmere, ... More


Asia's Labour‐driven Growth, Flying Geese Style: Types of Trade, FDI, and Institutions Matter for the Poor

Terutomo Ozawa

in The Poor under Globalization in Asia, Latin America, and Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199584758
eISBN:
9780191594533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584758.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

The notion of ‘shared growth’ was introduced by the World Bank in recognition of East Asia's rapid growth accompanied by poverty reduction. It emphasizes the criticality of pro‐poor policies and ... More


Introduction: The Art of Engineering Prosperity in Unlikely Places

Justin Yifu Lin and Célestin Monga

in Beating the Odds: Jump-Starting Developing Countries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691192338
eISBN:
9781400884681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192338.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter provides a methodological approach that draws lessons and insights from economic history and theory and uses empirics from economic analysis and policy practice. It starts with an ... More


Energy gain and use during animal migration

Nir Sapir, Patrick J. Butler, Anders Hedenström, and Martin Wikelski

in Animal Migration: A Synthesis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568994
eISBN:
9780191774676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568994.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

A balance of energy gain and use is needed during migration to safeguard against starvation and to minimize the costs of body mass overloading due to excessive lipid deposition. This chapter ... More


Goose Politics: Resistance, Deliberation, and the Politics of Space

Eva Meijer

in When Animals Speak: Toward an Interspecies Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479859351
eISBN:
9781479815661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859351.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The second case study draws on the insights developed in the first two parts of the thesis to investigate the goose-human conflict around Schiphol Airport. Geese are not wanted in the fields around ... More


‘Just room for one inside, sir’

Jez Conolly and David Owain Bates

in Dead of Night

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780993238437
eISBN:
9781800341968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780993238437.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the first of the house guests' stories of Dead of Night, ‘Hearse Driver’, which is also directed by Basil Dearden. The story is recounted by racing driver Hugh Grainger (Anthony ... More


Waterfowl Ecology and Management

Joshua T. Ackerman, Mark P. Herzog, Gregory S. Yarris, Michael L. Casazza, Edward Burns, and John M. Eadie

in Suisun Marsh: Ecological History and Possible Futures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520276086
eISBN:
9780520957329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276086.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Since the nineteenth century, much of Suisun Marsh has been managed for waterfowl hunting. The marsh supports among the highest densities of breeding ducks in the world. Ducks banded in the marsh are ... More


Mother Goose and Mallarmé

Daniel Tiffany

in Infidel Poetics: Riddles, Nightlife, Substance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226803098
eISBN:
9780226803111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226803111.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Lyric obscurity serves, however, as a medium linking vernacular poetry to its literary counterpart. Stéphane Mallarmé, for example, whose verse represents a kind of gold standard, one might say, of ... More


The Legend of Old Blue Goose

Dan Garner

in Shreveport Sounds in Black and White

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110416
eISBN:
9781604733037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110416.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes Shreveport’s Blue Goose neighborhood, first celebrated on Jesse Thomas’ 1929 recording “Blue Goose Blues.” Blue Goose was an African American part of town in a segregated area, ... More


Bluebeard: A Reader's Guide to the English Tradition

Casie E. Hermansson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732306
eISBN:
9781604733532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732306.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Bluebeard is the main character in one of the grisliest and most enduring fairy tales of all time. A serial wife murderer, he keeps a horror chamber in which remains of all his previous matrimonial ... More


Found in Translation: Charles Perrault’s “Bluebeard” in English

Casie E. Hermansson

in Bluebeard: A Reader's Guide to the English Tradition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732306
eISBN:
9781604733532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732306.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

The first English translation of Charles Perrault’s French fairy tale, “Bluebeard,” was provided by Robert Samber in 1729. Samber’s edition, entitled Histories, or Tales of past Times...with morals, ... More


Cheap Thrills: Bluebeard in Chapbooks and Juveniles

Casie E. Hermansson

in Bluebeard: A Reader's Guide to the English Tradition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732306
eISBN:
9781604733532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732306.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Charles Perrault’s French fairy tale, “Bluebeard,” initially rose to prominence through the eighteenth century in the form of reprints and pirated knockoffs of Mother Goose tales. Later, it was ... More


Bluebeard in Victorian Arts and Letters

Casie E. Hermansson

in Bluebeard: A Reader's Guide to the English Tradition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732306
eISBN:
9781604733532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732306.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

In the nineteenth century, Charles Perrault’s French fairy tale, “Bluebeard,” became popular in chapbooks and drama at a time when folk and fairy tales had a questionable status in England. The ... More


China’s Light Manufacturing and Africa’s Industrialization

Justin Yifu Lin and Jiajun Xu

in China-Africa and an Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198830504
eISBN:
9780191868696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830504.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter aims to explore whether and how China’s light manufacturing transfer can help to drive Africa’s industrialization. First, it examines the opportunities and challenges presented by the ... More


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